The Malta Independent 16 September 2019, Monday


Cycling: Higuita wins stage, Roglic moves closer to Vuelta victory

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 19:45 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Primoz Roglic took a step closer to winning the Spanish Vuelta with a strong second-place finish on the 18th stage on Thursday, increasing his overall lead entering the final stretch of the three-week...

Athletics: Semenya to finally get her gold medal from 2011 worlds

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 13:35 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Caster Semenya is finally getting her gold medal from the 2011 world championships after Russian runner Maria Savinova was stripped of the title for doping. But Semenya won't attend a medal...

Cycling: Gilbert wins another Vuelta stage as Roglic's lead cut

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 18:54 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Mastering strong winds that pushed riders to speeds of 75 kph (46 mph), veteran Philippe Gilbert won his second Spanish Vuelta stage on Wednesday, while Primoz Roglic lost a few seconds from his...

Cycling: Kuss wins 15th Vuelta stage, Roglic keeps overall lead

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 18:29 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

American rider Sepp Kuss won the mountainous 15th stage of the Spanish Vuelta, while Jumbo-Visma teammate Primoz Roglic withstood a sustained attack by Alejandro Valverde to keep the overall race lead...

Cycling: Sam Bennett wins 2nd Vuelta stage, Roglic protects lead

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 18:08 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Irish cyclist Sam Bennett won a sprint finish to claim the flat 14th stage of the Spanish Vuelta, while Primoz Roglic defended his lead of the grand tour on Saturday. Roglic avoided a crash near...

South Africa Rugby World Cup winner Chester Williams dies aged 49

Friday, 6 September 2019, 21:07 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

Chester Williams, the only black player on South Africa's famed 1995 Rugby World Cup winning team, died on Friday of a heart attack. He was 49. SA Rugby announced Williams' death and said he died...

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