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by | February 08, 2018 | 20:58

Big Air Snowboarding, Mixed Team Alpine Skiing, Mass Start Speed Skating and Mixed Doubles Curling make their debut from this Olympics. Alpine skiing kicks off competition with the men's downhill Sunday. As a 15-year-old competing in the 2016 U.S. Grand Prix, Kim became the first woman to land back-to-back 1080s. Two years under the minimum age requirement then, fate decreed she would get her chance in South Korea, meaning her biggest fan - her grandmother, who enjoys boasting about ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 20:54

Having gone three-nil up, India can not lose the six-match series here on but the Indian captain asked his side to keep the foot on the opposition throat, calling on his men to find a way to increase their match intensity for the remainder of the series.

by | February 08, 2018 | 20:46

National Signing Day was supposed to be the greatest day ever for high school athlete Jacob Copeland . Four-star recruit from Pensacola Jacob Copeland announced today that he is signing with the Florida Gators during a ceremony that aired live on ESPN.

by | February 08, 2018 | 20:42

Roger Federer is taking a wild card into next week's ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, where he will have the chance to reclaim the No. 1 ATP Ranking for the first time in more than five years. Rafael Nadal has revealed that he is not obsessed with matching Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slams and that he does his best to win as many tournaments without looking at any milestone out there.

by | February 08, 2018 | 20:35

Chefs from Norway's Winter Olympic team accidentally bought 15,000 eggs after attempting to place an order with the help of Google translate. Speaking at a news conference, he said: "The eggs was more like a misunderstanding than something that we needed so it was an extra zero on the orders so 1500 to 15,000, s*** happens".

by | February 08, 2018 | 20:20

Pique, who has a historic rivalry with Espanyol supporters, had fanned the flames prior to the match by mocking the club for being based in Cornella, 10km from Barcelona . Wednesday saw Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu reflect this by commenting the "shut-up" gesture was "normal". 'Right now, we're about to play a semi-final and we'll do everything we have to win it.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:39

If Randle isn't traded before the deadline later today, it could be a further indication that the Lakers are focusing on the 2019 free agency class, meaning they will not be going hard after the likes of James, George, and Cousins this summer.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:37

She also became the first US woman to win a world championship in luge in 2009. On the other is Shani Davis - a decorated speed skater and five-time Olympic game qualifier. "It is definitely a privilege and honor to be the one to lead the team and will be a very special moment". "I think they're going to be really glad that they made that decision", Hamlin said .

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:31

There was a reason Jameer Nelson was acquired last week in the Nikola Mirotic trade with New Orleans, and then kept away from the media and full contact in practices. He was an All-Star in 2008-09 when he helped lead Orlando to the NBA Finals. However, Reed, who was suspended for six games by the league after a domestic violence incident, will be waived.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:12

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by | February 08, 2018 | 19:12

Meanwhile, Manchester United is seeking to tie down English defender Luke Shaw with a new contract. Another wave of TV cash could be around the corner with bids for a new three-year cycle for Premier League TV rights in the United Kingdom from 2019-2022 to be presented on Friday.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:03

All that is great in terms of the contract. Roethlisberger finished the year strongly, averaging 348 yards and three touchdowns per game over his final seven contests . "With every signing we do, we look at all the facts", Rooney said about Bell's deal. "Look, I think the Jesse James play was actually called the right way", he said.

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:41

The other change to the starting lineup sees Jonathan Joseph reclaim the No. 13 jersey from Ben Te'o, following England's convincing seven-try win over Italy in Rome. " Wales played really well against Scotland but it's going to be different on Saturday - they had no expectation on them last Saturday but this week they come full of expectation".

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:11

Earlier, IOC chief Thomas Bach warned that the CAS ruling did not entitle Russians athletes to an invitation, " because receiving this invitation is a privilege of clean Russian athletes " - and apparently being ruled "clean" by the world's top sports court is not enough.

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:10

The 15 were among a group of 28 Russians who had been banned for life from the Olympics for doping. In explanations over this step the International Olympic Committee said it had considered " additional elements and/or evidence " that were unavailable to other instances, but refuse to reveal the full reasoning for the decision.

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:05

Tokyo will host the summer games for the second time, following the tremendously successful 1964 Olympics, and organisers have brought a large delegation to Pyeongchang to learn how to host them successfully. Last year , the Pope also suggested a third-party country, like Norway, should mediate between North Korea and Washington to prevent armed conflict.

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:51

Jupp Heynckes' 19th victory from 20 games since returning as coach keeps his side on track to repeat the 2013 treble of his previous stint in charge. A penalty from Max Kruse and a chipped finish from Aron Johannsson had Bremen 2-0 up inside seven minutes.

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:37

And he even stated , "There are conversations about Nate and I fighting in July". UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley has been pining for an opportunity to face Nate Diaz in the Octagon. " I think that fight will happen ", Woodley told ESPN . Now, however, Diaz has apparently taken an interest in a shot at the welterweight belt and its champ Tyron Woodley .

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:50

The Cleveland Cavaliers front office is trapped. "They are looking at guys like Derrick Favors". That decision has compressed the timeline for franchises to evaluate their rosters and figure out exactly how they are going to move forward.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:25

Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has accused the Gabon global of a lack of application towards the end of his tenure at the club and warned other players that the next one who displays a lack of professionalism will be send to the stands. So he played only one game at home, where they played a 2-2. 'He has a very professional attitude and overall I think that is what you want from every player.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:24

There were months of speculation over whether the fight would even happen and when it was finally confirmed by both parties, daily news reports began of each camp's progress. Conor McGregor is facing legal trademarking issues with major cosmetic brand MAC. It's real. Everything is a realistic possibility. At first glance, Floyd sounded pretty keen, telling a social media Q&A : "They just called me not too long ago and asked me to come back".

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:04

It had validity from February 2006 to February 2018, and was required to be renewed on February 3. The glitch occurred because the BCCI's website domain is still owned by former IPL czar, Lalit Modi who now lives in exile away from the country.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:51

Pence made his comments during his first stop, in Japan, on a five-day trip through Asia meant to pressure Kim Jong Uns regime to move toward denuclearization. On Sunday night, the North sent a message via a cross-border communication channel saying its delegation will visit South Korea from February 9-11, the South's Unification Ministry said in a statement .

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:53

CAS has told the International Olympic Committee this will not be available until the end of February, Bach said in Pyeongchang on Sunday. Two more sets of appeals have been filed by 13 more Russian athletes and officials today to the Ad Hoc panel of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), it was announced here today.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:49

Real Madrid are back-to-back defending European Champions. "But it is not good to face Madrid at the moment". Los Blancos now sit 19 points adrift of Barcelona in the league table, with a Champions League double header against Paris Saint-Germain not offering much hope of securing a third consecutive European title.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:02

However, when you consider how jovial James was at the start of the season and the 1,883 minutes he's played so far this season with 30.8 percent usage rate at 33-years-old, the players probably understand they're seeing a frustrated and tired James.

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:16

Previous year the International Olympic Committee (IOC) barred Russian athletes from competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics over allegations of state-sponsored doping by Russia in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but will allow some individuals to compete as neutral athletes.

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:09

Mauricio Pochettino's side can temporarily go into the top four with a win over their fierce rivals until Monday at least when a failing Chelsea play West Bromwich Albion. Let's look at their last six.... The Gunners are now five points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea, with Tottenham just a point outside the Champions League places.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:52

Once the floor is dried and the leak patched, players, coaches and league officials will examine the floor and make sure it's safe for a game. The NBA has not yet announced when the game will be made up. "Mentally, guys really wouldn't have been able to go out there and play, knowing that situation". The game, originally scheduled for an 8pm local time tip-off, was initially delayed 30 minutes.

by | February 08, 2018 | 10:04

Anything less that a swift revival in Chelsea's fortunes will inevitably bring down the curtain on Conte's reign at the club, as it appears increasingly likely he will follow in the footsteps of Jose Mourinho by failing to hang onto his job for a full season after guiding the Blues to the Premier League title.

by | February 08, 2018 | 08:59

Hamlin was voted into the spot by fellow Team USA teammates. Erin Hamlin, the luge racer from Remsen NY, who trains in Lake Placid, has been chosen to carry the American flag in the opening ceremony at the Winter Games in Pyeonchang. The Hartford, N.Y., native was thrilled that her teammates voted her to join a list of US flag bearers that includes Michael Phelps, Mia Hamm, Simone Biles and Todd Lodwick.

by | February 08, 2018 | 08:09

Records kept tumbling as his innings progressed. First, the batsmen held their nerve to chase down 270 in the first ODI, and then the Indian spinners dominated on a pitch that was very conducive to slow bowling. India now lead the six-game rubber 3-0. They have not beaten the South Africans in a bilateral ODI series since 2010. In the first ODI Kohli scored 112 runs off 119 balls.

by | February 08, 2018 | 07:38

Showtime will air another heavyweight title fight on March 3, when undefeated Deontay Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs), from Alabama, defends his WBC title against Cuban Luis Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. One of Wilder's biggest issues in crossing over has been the fact that he can't get a risky opponent in the ring against him. But Wilder deserves credit for seeking out tougher challenges of late, even if his originally scheduled opponents - including his last three - ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:40

Newport was an altogether easier test, particularly after Dan Butler's unfortunate 26th-minute own goal had broken their initial resistance, but Lamela was at the heart of Spurs' best football on his first start since the third-round win over Wimbledon a month ago.

by | February 08, 2018 | 05:16

Mahrez is unhappy that Leicester were determined to secure such a huge profit on a player they bought for a reported £350,000 from French second-division side Le Havre in 2014 and who played a pivotal role in the club's rise from the Championship to Premier League champions.