The Malta Independent 25 June 2019, Tuesday

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Man arrested in connection with death of football player Sala

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 22:00 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Police investigating the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala arrested a man on Wednesday on suspicion of manslaughter. A single-engine aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson...

Ex-Sampdoria coach Giampaolo takes over at AC Milan

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 20:30 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Former Sampdoria coach Marco Giampaolo has been named the new coach of AC Milan. Milan announced Wednesday that Giampaolo signed a two-year contract with an option for a third...

Mats Hummels agrees to return to Dortmund from Bayern Munich

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 17:22 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Former Germany defender Mats Hummels is returning to Borussia Dortmund from league rival Bayern Munich. Dortmund said Wednesday it had "reached an agreement in principle" for the transfer, which...

Spain coach Luis Enrique stepping down for personal reasons

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 17:18 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

The Spanish national team will be in the hands of inexperienced coach Robert Moreno after Luis Enrique said Wednesday he was stepping down because of an undisclosed family issue that had kept him away...

Neymar loses appeal against 3-game Champions League ban

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 13:59 Last update: about 5 days ago ASMK Malta

UEFA has rejected an appeal by Paris Saint-Germain against Neymar's three-match Champions League ban in a case that can now go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. UEFA says its appeals panel...

Scholes fined $10,000 for breaching gambling rules

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 12:59 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined 8,000 pounds ($10,000) for breaching gambling rules by betting on games. Scholes was charged by the English Football Association...

Cycling: Thomas 'all OK' after crash, set for Tour de France

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 11:09 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Geraint Thomas says he is "all OK" after crashing in the Tour de Suisse cycling race and is optimistic about defending his Tour de France title next month. The British rider says in a Twitter...

Platini: "It hurts," soccer star says of police questioning

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 08:30 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

After a day of police questioning centering on his former role as a top decision-maker in soccer, Michel Platini was released from custody without charge in the early hours of Wednesday and said he...

Copa America: Guerrero leads Peru over Bolivia in key match

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 04:49 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Striker Paolo Guerrero led Peru to a key 3-1 win over Bolivia on Tuesday that improved the team's chances of advancing to the knockout stage of Copa America. Guerrero scored a goal and had an...

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