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Marcel Hirscher skis out of slalom chasing 3rd Olympic gold Marcel Hirscher skis out of slalom chasing 3rd Olympic gold
- February 23, 2018

Hirscher, who won the Alpine combined and giant slalom in Pyeongchang , had struggled in training for the slalom at the Yongpyong Alpine Centre. His race was over. His Olympic record in slalom: fifth at the 2010 Vancouver Games, silver at the 2014 Sochi Games behind teammate Mario Matt, a DNF (Did Not Finish) at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. (more...)
Everything you need to know about the men's curling gold medal game Everything you need to know about the men's curling gold medal game
- February 23, 2018

Jocelyn Lamoureux scored the victor in the shootout, while Maddie Rooney stopped Meghan Agosta on the final shot to clinch the victory. To make the win even more historic the US women's gold medal was won exactly 38 years after the "Miracle On Ice". (more...)
Jamaica women's bobsled team make history at Winter Olympics Jamaica women's bobsled team make history at Winter Olympics
- February 23, 2018

When former gold medallist Sandra Kiriasis threatened to confiscate the sled unless the Jamaican federation paid for it, it plunged their Olympic debut into chaos - until beer maker Red Stripe offered to buy it. Meanwhile, Red Stripe , which stepped up at the last minute and bought the team a $50,000 sled to compete, tweeted that the team has made the company, Jamaica & the world proud. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Wants To Keep Danny Welbeck At Arsenal Arsene Wenger Wants To Keep Danny Welbeck At Arsenal
- February 23, 2018

Welbeck is expected to be a key figure in Arsenal's Europa League set up following the absence of Alexandre Lacazette - the Frenchman underwent knee surgery last week and is expected to be sidelined for a month. Wenger admits Welbeck has suffered a loss in confidence in his fitness after suffering persistent injuries throughout his Arsenal career. But in Jack Wilshere , his worldwide colleague and club-mate who has returned from his own injury torment to become a vital part of the ... (more...)
Allonzo Trier declared ineligible by NCAA due to failed drug test Allonzo Trier declared ineligible by NCAA due to failed drug test
- February 23, 2018

The university announced Thursday that Trier is indefinitely ineligible, effective immediately, per an NCAA mandate. Trier became eligible last season once those traces of the undisclosed substance were no longer showing up. He's put in an even more impressive performance this season, averaging 19.6 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game. Trier was suspended for the first 19 games of the 2016-17 as a result of his failing a drug screening that the school alluded to in Thursday's ... (more...)
TalkSPORT 2 Europa League commentary on Thursday, February 22 TalkSPORT 2 Europa League commentary on Thursday, February 22
- February 23, 2018

However, Zenit manager Roberto Mancini has said his side's home form will prove decisive. "Obviously the competition itself and European football is notoriously very hard now for ourselves, but I think we showed in the first leg how well we played. (more...)
U.S. claims gold in epic ice hockey shootout U.S. claims gold in epic ice hockey shootout
- February 23, 2018

After the teams traded scores and stops through five shooters, even the shootout became sudden death. With time running out on USA's gold medal hopes, Monique Lamoureux-Morando tied the game on a breakaway opportunity created by Kelly Pannek. (more...)
Here's What Warriors Reportedly Will Do In Lieu Of White House Visit Here's What Warriors Reportedly Will Do In Lieu Of White House Visit
- February 23, 2018

Months later, the defending champs are getting set to head to the nation's capital, and instead of visiting the White House , they'll be going on a private tour with local kids. Golden State's players didn't waste much time in expressing their displeasure with some of Donald Trump's antics and policies after winning the championship, and many members of the team were ready to boycott the traditional trip to the White House. (more...)
Dawn Staley sues Missouri AD Jim Sterk for defamation Dawn Staley sues Missouri AD Jim Sterk for defamation
- February 23, 2018

According to the lawsuit, Sterk, who attended the game in SC, told KTGR radio in Columbia that Missouri players were spit on and called racial slurs by fans, and he thought Staley "promoted that kind of atmosphere, and it's unfortunate that she felt she had to do that". (more...)
Ivanka, N.Korean general to attend Olympic closing Ivanka, N.Korean general to attend Olympic closing
- February 23, 2018

Kim Yong Chol, the head of the North's delegation for the closing ceremony, is vice chairman of the ruling party's central committee. South Korean President Moon Jae-in negotiated a delay in this year's exercises to ensure the safety of the winter Olympics games being held close to the inter-Korean border. (more...)
Evans back as Baggies captain just a week after losing armband Evans back as Baggies captain just a week after losing armband
- February 23, 2018

Relegation will be the elephant in the room when West Bromwich Albion host Huddersfield Town at The Hawthorns on Saturday. "We know exactly what our strengths are, know exactly what we are confident with and know exactly what it looks like in a good way; this is what we try to do in every single game home or away". (more...)
Drogba joins French Ligue 1 Club, Guingamp Drogba joins French Ligue 1 Club, Guingamp
- February 23, 2018

Former Chelsea team-mates Frank Lampard was quick to add his congratulations, commenting: 'Congratulations! Isaac Drogba has followed in his legendary father's footsteps by agreeing a deal to sign for Ligue 1 outfit Guingamp . During a glittering career at Chelsea , he won four Premier League title, four FA Cups and the Champions League. The 39-year-old is the Ivory Coast's record goalscorer with 65 goals in 104 internationals. (more...)
Florida sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles at schools Florida sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles at schools
- February 23, 2018

Guttenberg called on the senator to do something about guns. "And that person will have due process ", Rubio said. Sen. Rubio received almost $10,000 from the NRA , according to the Federal Election Commission's most recent report . (more...)
Lindsey Vonn's skis 'burnt out' after running downhill Lindsey Vonn's skis 'burnt out' after running downhill
- February 22, 2018

Gisin turned in a almost flawless performance as she finished in a combined time of 2 minutes, 20.90 seconds to eclipse the silver-medalist Shiffrin by 0.97 seconds. Vonn's Olympic career is nearly certainly over, but she has no intention of retiring from the sport-with the target of Ingemar Stenmark's record of World Cup wins in her sights. (more...)
Curling's first drugs scandal puts heat on Winter Olympics Curling's first drugs scandal puts heat on Winter Olympics
- February 22, 2018

Krushelnitckii was found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation after he was discovered with meldonium in his body, a substance that increases blood flow. Krushelnitzky won bronze in the mixed-doubles curling event, in which he competed alongside his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova . "Therefore, the International Olympic Committee can not communicate on individual cases while the procedure is still ongoing", the International Olympic Committee said in a statement . (more...)
Cameranesi scores two, leads United States women's hockey to gold medal game Cameranesi scores two, leads United States women's hockey to gold medal game
- February 22, 2018

It was 2-2 after three periods and 2-2 through five shooters in the tie-breaker. The US went in search of a late equaliser in a thrilling encounter between the two sides and it came thanks to Monique Lamoureux-Morando in the 54th minute. She weaved in on two-time gold medal victor Shannon Szabados , moved to her left with a backhand that drew the Canadian goaltender toward her and then pulled the puck to her forehand and slid it in behind her. (more...)
Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid backed by ex-FIFA supremo Sepp Blatter Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid backed by ex-FIFA supremo Sepp Blatter
- February 22, 2018

Blatter, as a result, has endorsed Morocco's 2026 bid stating,"Morocco would be the logical host! And it is time for Africa again", he said via his official Twitter account. Swiss Blatter, 81, quit his post and was later banned for six years for ethics violations by FIFA's ethics committee. In November, former US women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo accused Blatter of groping her at an awards ceremony in 2013. (more...)
Conor McGregor Confirms He's Returning To MMA Conor McGregor Confirms He's Returning To MMA
- February 22, 2018

Check out what Dana said about stripping McGregor of his title and where a potential Floyd Mayweather Jr. deal to fight in the UFC is at. "Conor made a lot of money, he wants some time off, but the division has to go on and the business has to go on", said White. (more...)
Ice Hockey: Gold medal battle royal awaits US, Canadian women
- February 22, 2018

No one has done it in 20 years and we knew that inside that locker room we had everything that we needed. This is for Julie Chu (the former United States of America team captain) and for all our families at home, the schools that we went to, everyone supporting us. (more...)
Superb De Gea shuts out Sevilla as United earns draw Superb De Gea shuts out Sevilla as United earns draw
- February 22, 2018

Apart from keeping the likes of Joaquin Correa and Steven N'Zonzi out, De Gea's one notable save came off Luis Muriel . Getting a hand to the header would have been an accomplishment in itself, but being able to tip the ball over the crossbar is absolutely mental. (more...)
Conte rues Christensen mistake, reacts to Chelsea's draw with Barca Conte rues Christensen mistake, reacts to Chelsea's draw with Barca
- February 22, 2018

Willian, who had twice hit the post in the first half, put the Blues ahead with another low strike from outside the penalty area. Gerard Pique could only direct a header wide of the right post from a corner under pressure from Rudiger in the 38th minute, while Willian struck the left post three minutes later with a fierce shot from 20 yards out after Hazard won the ball back. (more...)
F1: Vettel praises Ferrari's F1: Vettel praises Ferrari's "attention to detail" with SF71H
- February 22, 2018

The sport's oldest and most successful team are hoping the auto, with more red and less white in the livery following the departure of sponsor Santander , will take them to a first championship in a decade. "It looks nice and usually when it looks nice there's speed also", Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen said. "I think that's the answer that we all want to hear and we go from there". (more...)
Ireland's Furlong, Henderson miss out on Wales clash Ireland's Furlong, Henderson miss out on Wales clash
- February 22, 2018

But tighthead prop Furlong and second row Henderson are yet to prove their fitness after hamstring complaints. But Lions and 75-cap Ireland prop Healy insists his two fast-improving Leinster team-mates can easily handle the step up in intensity against Warren Gatland's side. (more...)
Colts, Adam Vinatieri agree on one-year deal Colts, Adam Vinatieri agree on one-year deal
- February 22, 2018

Check back with Indiana Sports Coverage as we will be monitoring updates surrounding both the Indianapolis Colts and Adam Vinatieri . Vinatieri has made 111 of 123 field goal attempts over the past four seasons. Vinatieri has collected at least 100 points in 20 of his 22 seasons in the NFL. And with a new head coach and hopefully getting Andrew Luck back to win some games, Vinatieri could go out as a victor too. (more...)
South Africa Level series South Africa Level series
- February 22, 2018

Junior Dala took out Rohit Sharma with his first ball, an inducker, but thereafter the runs began to flow, with South Africa's quicks once again lapsing into bowling too short and Dhawan and Suresh Raina cashing in. David Miller was removed by Pandya in the next over as the Indians looked to make a comeback. The South Africa skipper played the ideal foil to Klaasen's uber-aggressive innings, playing a steady and watchful hand as he kept the scoreboard ticking over.He took up the ... (more...)
It's Important My Goalkeepers Have Clarity - Arsene Wenger Confirms David Ospina Selection It's Important My Goalkeepers Have Clarity - Arsene Wenger Confirms David Ospina Selection
- February 22, 2018

The Gunners have one foot in the last 16 of the Europa League , with a 3-0 lead heading into Thursday night's home leg against Ostersunds, and can return to the top competition by lifting the trophy in May. If Arsenal rattle City, and take their chances in what will probably be a very open game after some initial caginess, they can win. "I hope we can improve that medically". (more...)
Shakhtar Donetsk fight back to defeat Roma Shakhtar Donetsk fight back to defeat Roma
- February 22, 2018

The Pitmen good warmed up in the first official match of the new part of the season, breaking the "Chernomorets" with the account 5:0. So the Roma player wrapped up to keep out the cold. "The only reason we didn't win by a bigger margin was a brilliant display from the Roma keeper". But they're still alive in the Champions League , and their Round of 16 journey begins on Wednesday with a hard trip to face Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine. (more...)
Hackers could exploit AI to mount automated attacks, experts warn Hackers could exploit AI to mount automated attacks, experts warn
- February 22, 2018

AI software features prominently in modern life - it is used to power virtual assistants such as Amazon's Alexa and many smartphone features, as well as in driverless auto technology and on an industrial scale to process large amounts of data. (more...)
Man who died in Yellowstone in 2017 was looking for Fenn's treasure Man who died in Yellowstone in 2017 was looking for Fenn's treasure
- February 22, 2018

Although the poem written by Fenn hints a more spiritual journey, the treasure at the end of the chase symbolizing man coming face to face with himself, some adventure enthusiasts have made a decision to take the clues literally, hiking to some of the most risky parts of Yellowstone Park in an attempt to discover the author's buried treasure. (more...)
One of those rare instances when MS Dhoni missed a stumping One of those rare instances when MS Dhoni missed a stumping
- February 22, 2018

Centurion: While his unbeaten 79-run knock off 48 balls went in vain, Manish Pandey was in a jovial mood as he addressed the media after South Africa beat India by eight wickets to win the second Twenty20 global and level the three-match series in Centurion on Wednesday. (more...)

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