The Malta Independent 25 October 2020, Sunday


Perfect in Paris, Nadal overwhelms Djokovic to tie Federer

Monday, 12 October 2020, 07:54 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

All the years of work, all the many wins, led to this moment, with Rafael Nadal preparing to serve against Novak Djokovic, one point from a 13th French Open championship, one point from a 20th Grand...

Hamilton wins his 91st F1 race to match Schumacher's record

Sunday, 11 October 2020, 17:40 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

Even Lewis Hamilton once saw Michael Schumacher's record of 91 wins as unbeatable. Now he's matched it. Schumacher's son Mick presented Hamilton with one of his father's old helmets after the...

Just 19, ranked 54th, Swiatek wins French Open for 1st Slam

Sunday, 11 October 2020, 06:41 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

Minutes after suddenly becoming a Grand Slam champion at age 19, while ranked just 54th, Iga Swiatek held a microphone during the French Open trophy presentation and was hesitant for pretty much the...

F1: Bottas beats Hamilton to pole for Eifel Grand Prix

Sunday, 11 October 2020, 06:38 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

Valtteri Bottas ended Lewis Hamilton's run of five consecutive Formula One pole positions by claiming first place on the grid at the Eifel Grand Prix on Saturday. Hamilton briefly sat atop the...

Spain, Germany hold on for Nations League wins

Sunday, 11 October 2020, 06:37 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

Spain and Germany held on to claim uninspiring wins in the Nations League on Saturday, when Luxembourg and Montenegro also won their games. A blunder from Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer was...

Nations League: No goals in dull encounter

Sunday, 11 October 2020, 06:32 Last update: about 14 days ago Chris Cassar

Malta earned its second point of the Group with a scoreless draw against Andorra. It was a dull encounter with practically no shots at goal, with both goalkeepers never called in action.  It was...

Waterpolo: San Giljan crowned champions for 11th time

Saturday, 10 October 2020, 20:46 Last update: about 13 days ago

Neptunes 8 San Giljan 9 (2-3, 2-3, 1-1, 3-2)   Neptunes: A. Borg Cole, J. Muscat, L. Calleja, G. Pace 2, S. Busuttil, J. Spiteri Staines, S. Camilleri 3, J. Camilleri 1, J....

Both F1 practices cancelled, no 1st drive for Schumacher

Saturday, 10 October 2020, 07:29 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

Both Friday practice sessions for the Eifel Grand Prix were canceled because of bad weather, keeping Michael Schumacher's son Mick from his first official drive as part of a Formula One race...

Serbia oust Norway, advances to Euro 2020 playoff finals

Friday, 9 October 2020, 06:53 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

Sergej Milinković-Savić scored twice to lift Serbia into the European Championship playoff finals with a 2-1 extra-time win over Norway on Thursday. Serbia kept Norway’s feared...

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