The Malta Independent 22 August 2019, Thursday


Messi back in training, could be fit for weekend's game

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 20:51 Last update: about 7 hours ago Associated Press

Lionel Messi was back in full training again on Wednesday and may be fit to face Real Betis in the Spanish league on Sunday. Messi had been training separately from the squad since injuring his...

Ronaldo says 2018 'probably worst year' of his life

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 17:17 Last update: about 7 hours ago Associated Press

Cristiano Ronaldo says the rape allegation against him was an attack on his honor and led to one of the worst years of his life. Ronaldo was accused of raping a woman in Las Vegas more than 10...

Franck Ribery signs for Fiorentina on free transfer

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 13:50 Last update: about 6 hours ago Associated Press

Franck Ribery joined Italian club Fiorentina on Wednesday, another big signing for a team under new American ownership. Fiorentina did not announce the length of Ribery's contract but...

Shooting: Emanuel Bugeja wins the Santa Marija Trap Grand Prix

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 12:41 Last update: about 1 day ago Steve Aquilina

Emanuel Bugeja claimed the Santa Marija Trap Grand Prix, an event that was organised at the Southern Shooting Club on five qualification rounds plus Final stages. This was Bugeja's first overall...

Shooting: Liam Sciberras wins the Splendid Garage Skeet Event

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 11:36 Last update: about 1 day ago Steve Aquilina

Liam Sciberras was the overall winner of the Skeet event sponsored by Splendid Garage, which was organised at the Malta National Shooting Ranges on two qualification rounds plus the final...

Tennis: Serena Williams set to begin 2020 season in Auckland

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 04:09 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Serena Williams is set to begin her 2020 season at the WTA's ASB Classic in Auckland in January. Organizers of the ASB Classic announced the entry of the 23-time major winner on Tuesday. The...

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