The Malta Independent 25 October 2021, Monday


Jacques Rogge, IOC president for 12 years, dies at 79

Sunday, 29 August 2021, 19:03 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Jacques Rogge, who oversaw an era of political and financial stability in the Olympic movement after its worst ethics scandal and pursued a hard line against doping during his 12 years as IOC...

Former snooker, billiards champion Guzi Grech passes away

Saturday, 21 August 2021, 16:10 Last update: about 3 months ago

Former snooker champion Guzi Grech has passed away, the Malta Billiards and Snooker Association said. In a post on Facebook, the association said Grech won several honours including the Maltese...

Mixed bag: Erratic Pandemic Olympics come to a nuanced end

Sunday, 8 August 2021, 15:48 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

It began with a virus and a yearlong pause. It ended with a typhoon blowing through and, still, a virus. In between: just about everything. The Tokyo Olympics, christened with...

Tokyo Olympics: Warholm sets world record, wins 400 hurdles

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 07:09 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Sena Irie of Japan has...

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