The Malta Independent 22 November 2019, Friday


Humble One: Mourinho says he’s emotionally stronger at Spurs

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 19:27 Last update: about 9 hours ago Associated Press

After touting his humility and willingness to learn from past mistakes, Jose Mourinho couldn’t resist a flash of the old familiar cheekiness. Even after opening his first comments as...

Tennis: Djokovic wins as Serbia reaches Davis Cup quarterfinals

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 19:06 Last update: about 10 hours ago Associated Press

Novak Djokovic helped Serbia eliminate top-ranked France to reach the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup Finals on Thursday, setting up a meeeting with Russia. Britain also advanced despite resting...

Paris hoteliers angered by IOC sponsorship deal with Airbnb

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 13:10 Last update: about 10 hours ago Associated Press

The newest Olympic sponsor has sparked the ire of French hoteliers, who have suspended their collaboration with 2024 Paris Games organizers over fears the IOC’s agreement with home-sharing...

Tennis: Andy Murray wins in his return to the Davis Cup

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 21:32 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Andy Murray had been in a similar position before, struggling and needing a big comeback to pull off an important victory. And like he’s done so many times in his career, he again came...

Chelsea verdict due mid-December in FIFA transfer ban case

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 17:42 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Chelsea can expect a verdict within three weeks in its appeal to overturn a FIFA transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said after a hearing Wednesday...

UEFA confirms seeding pots for unusual Euro 2020 draw

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 16:39 Last update: about 1 day ago Alison Bezzina

UEFA has confirmed seeding pots for the 2020 European Championship, where some teams are slotted into groups ahead of the draw next week. An unusual draw for the 24-nation tournament is made Nov....

New handball rule is straining VAR system in Serie A

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 14:15 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

A recent modification by soccer's rule-making panel is the culprit for a significant increase in VAR dependence — and controversy — in Serie A this season, according to Italy’s...

Mourinho back in English football as Tottenham manager

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 12:30 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Jose Mourinho sealed a return to coaching after almost a year out when Tottenham hired one of the world’s most successful managers in a bid to end the club’s decade-long wait for a...

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