The Malta Independent 1 March 2021, Monday


Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 06:40 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

 Tiger Woods was in the driver’s seat of a mangled SUV that rolled and ended up on its side down a steep roadway in the Los Angeles suburbs Tuesday morning, seatbelt still fastened,...

Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks dies at 67

Sunday, 7 February 2021, 06:46 Last update: about 22 days ago Associated Press

Leon Spinks, who won Olympic gold and then shocked the boxing world by beating Muhammad Ali to win the heavyweight title in only his eighth pro fight, has died. He was 67. Spinks, who lived his...

50 Shades of Greats: Sport is a marvellous social tool

Thursday, 31 December 2020, 10:03 Last update: about 3 months ago Simon Farrugia

John Zammit was born on 5 February 1948. His childhood was that of a normal boy brought up in Sliema together with his brothers where they used to play in the streets in winter and at the sea in...

MRFU appoints new Rugby 7s development coach

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 12:50 Last update: about 6 months ago

The Malta Rugby Football Union has announced the appointment of James Morris as Malta’s new Rugby 7s Development and Skills Coach, as preparations for the 2023 Small Nations Games...

Zanardi transferred to rehab center after handbike crasha

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 17:09 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

Alex Zanardi, the Italian auto racing champion-turned-Paralympic gold medalist, was transferred to a neurological rehabilitation center Tuesday, a month after getting seriously injured in a handbike...

Zanardi has 5-hour surgery to rebuild his face after crash

Monday, 6 July 2020, 18:34 Last update: about 9 months ago Associated Press

Italian auto racing champion-turned-Paralympic gold medalist Alex Zanardi underwent a five-hour surgery Monday to reconstruct his face following a crash on his handbike last month. It was the...

Tribute to sports journalists by PN spokesperson for sports

Friday, 3 July 2020, 22:11 Last update: about 9 months ago

Robert Cutajar, opposition whip and spokesman for sports, paid tribute to sports journalists on the world day dedicated to sports journalism. Cutajar in a statement said that sports journalists...

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