The Malta Independent 16 January 2019, Wednesday


Germany extends bobsled World Cup winning streak

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 17:20 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Germany is still unbeaten in World Cup bobsled races this season, after Johannes Lochner drove to a victory in a four-man race Sunday. Lochner led after the first heat and needed to finish his...

Maradona undergoes surgery for stomach bleeding in Argentina

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 16:45 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has been released from hospital following successful surgery for stomach bleeding. His lawyer Matias Morla said the 58-year old former Boca Juniors and...

Former S. Africa and Leeds striker Phil Masinga dies at 49

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 16:43 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Phil Masinga, the former South Africa and Leeds United striker who scored the goal that took his country to the World Cup for the first time, died Sunday. He was 49. The South African Football...

BOV Premier League: Balzan and B’Kara share spoils in goalless draw

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 16:16 Last update: about 3 days ago Simon Farrugia

Neighbours Balzan and Birkirkara fired blanks in their first match of their second round commitments. It was an evenly contested game with the Stripes starting brightly with Balzan having their best patch in the second part of the first half....

BOV Premier League: Morisco late goal earns Mosta precious point against St Andrews

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 15:57 Last update: about 3 days ago Henry Brincat

St Andrews and Mosta yesterday shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw. St Andrews had taken the lead in the first half. It was a gift goal from Mosta as Romau and Sammartino went into each other’s way allowing the nippy Saints striker to advance unhindered to score easily and put his side in the lead....

Coppa Italia: Juventus, Milan, Lazio through to quarterfinals

Saturday, 12 January 2019, 22:51 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Cristiano Ronaldo was among several regular players who didn't start though defending champion Juventus nevertheless eased into the quarterfinals of the Italian Cup on Saturday. Juventus, which...

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