The Malta Independent 25 June 2019, Tuesday

Sports

Maltese Olympic Committee hosting number of Olympic Day events

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 15:05 Last update: about 4 days ago Maria Vella--Galea

The Maltese Olympic Committee will be hosting a number of events this weekend in view of the Olympic Day activities which are part of an international Olympic Movement activity promoting mass...

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 14:44 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

The International Boxing Association is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. AIBA executive director Tom Virgets told board members...

Atletico reaches agreement with Real Madrid to sign Llorente

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 14:44 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Atletico Madrid has reached an agreement with city rival Real Madrid to sign midfielder Marcos Llorente on a five-year deal. Atletico made the announcement on Thursday, saying the 24-year-old...

Sarri: Becoming Juventus coach is a 'crowning achievement'

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 11:45 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Maurizio Sarri says that becoming the coach of Juventus is the "crowning achievement of a long and difficult career." Sarri was presented Thursday after signing a three-year contract with the...

Copa America: Argentina draws with Paraguay 1-1

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 06:54 Last update: about 4 days ago ASMK Malta

Lionel Messi and goalkeeper Franco Armani saved Argentina from another Copa America defeat on Wednesday. Messi scored a second-half equalizer and Armani later saved a penalty kick as Argentina...

World Cup final referee Pitana set to join politics

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 04:39 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Argentinian referee Nestor Pitana, who worked in the 2018 World Cup final, will start in politics after his participation at Copa America in Brazil. The 44-year-old Pitana will run for federal...

Copa America: Colombia scores late to edge Qatar 1-0

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 04:32 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

James Rodriguez again proved to be the key for Colombia in the Copa America. With another great assist in a crucial moment, Rodriguez led Colombia to a hard-fought 1-0 win over guest Qatar on...

Tennis: Del Potro in doubt for Wimbledon after injury at Queen's

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 23:28 Last update: about 4 days ago ASMK Malta

Juan Martin del Potro could be in doubt for Wimbledon after withdrawing from the Queen's Club grass-court event because of a right knee injury on Wednesday. The 12th-ranked Del Potro beat Denis...

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