The Malta Independent 16 October 2019, Wednesday


Tokyo Olympic organizers: 6,900 tickets bought through fraud

Monday, 30 September 2019, 10:03 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

Tokyo Olympic organizers are investigating the fraudulent purchase of 6,900 tickets worth 180 million yen ($1.67 million) that were obtained in an online lottery for Japan residents. "We are...

A panda is the mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 11:32 Last update: about 26 days ago Associated Press

A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The mascots were revealed Tuesday at a ceremony at the Shougang Ice...

Wrestler Taymazov loses second Olympic gold medal for doping

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 19:34 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

Wrestler and Russian politician Artur Taymazov has been stripped of a second Olympic gold medal for doping. The International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that Taymazov, who already lost his...

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