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Sport Winter Olympics 2018: Doping case launched against Russian athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Doping case launched against Russian athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky

If lifted, OAR athletes could display the Russian flag during their march in the closing ceremony Sunday. As a result, its athletes are competing at Pyeongchang as neutral "Olympic Athletes from Russia" (OAR). The IOC said it "cannot communicate on individual cases while the procedure is still ongoing", because "doping testing and sanctioning at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 is independent from the IOC".

Sport Frank Lampard: What I really think about Liverpool FC forward Mohamed Salah
Author: 0 Frank Lampard: What I really think about Liverpool FC forward Mohamed Salah

He moved to Anfield in the summer for £36.9million but his incredible start to life in Liverpool has led to speculation over a potential move to Real Madrid in the summer. Although Salah was upstaged by three-goal Mane on the night, he said he is constantly working on improving his game. "In my mind I am always trying to improve and I'm doing it every single day".

Sport Chris Hughton 'delighted' for goal-scoring debutant Jurgen Locadia
Author: 0 Chris Hughton 'delighted' for goal-scoring debutant Jurgen Locadia

Chris Hughton has insisted that Brighton & Hove Albion were "deserved" 3-1 winners in their FA Cup last-16 tie with Coventry City . "We don't come up against those type of problems every day but it was a good experience for us, in terms of learning and development but also I thought we were a threat".

Sport Utah's Donovan Mitchell wins throwback Dunk Contest with Vince Carter tribute
Author: 0 Utah's Donovan Mitchell wins throwback Dunk Contest with Vince Carter tribute

During State Farm All-Star Saturday Night in Los Angeles tonight, Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell won the 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest, becoming only the second Jazzman to win the competition, joining Jeremy Evans who won in 2012. I think people just want to see something they've never seen before. Mitchell proceeded to run in from the left side and do a 360-degree mid-air rotation, before throwing down a windmill dunk with his right hand while fading away from the rim.

Sport Medeiros suffers TKO loss in UFC main event
Author: 0 Medeiros suffers TKO loss in UFC main event

Medeiros and Cerrone started off with a hug, then a slap of the hands, but from there, it was all war. A couple of body kicks for Cerrone as Medeiros moves forward. As the pair broke away from a clinch against the fence with about thirty seconds remaining in the round, Cerrone landed a sneaky, stiff right hand.

Sport Tim Tebow 'will play in the major leagues,' Mets GM says
Author: 0 Tim Tebow 'will play in the major leagues,' Mets GM says

Tebow said Sunday that he expects to show progress in baseball after a full offseason of making adjustments. Regardless of whether Tebow would deserve the promotion or not, Alderson's proclamation makes it even more likely the former Florida Gators star suits up for an Major League Baseball team.

Sport Guardiola goes to Wigan - 13 years after he almost signed
Author: 0 Guardiola goes to Wigan - 13 years after he almost signed

City, his present employers, rejected the chance to sign the 34-year-old and the former Barcelona midfielder also had an unsuccessful trial at Wigan, who had just won promotion to the Premier League. "I can not forget what happened here against Wolves. They were so clever [by not signing him] because I was not good enough". "The goalkeeper is a different position to the other team-mates".

Sport Fergie Puts Unique Spin on National Anthem at 2018 NBA All-Star Game
Author: 0 Fergie Puts Unique Spin on National Anthem at 2018 NBA All-Star Game

Fergie's vocals also appeared to irk some players - including Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green and Philadelphia 76er Joel Embiid, who were caught on camera laughing and grimacing throughout the performance. Most others cringed, laughed or wondered what she was doing. It's quite unsettling to see superstars such as Curry, James, Durant and co. visibly squirming during the performance.

Sport Chelsea vs Barcelona: Referee for Champions League clash revealed
Author: 0 Chelsea vs Barcelona: Referee for Champions League clash revealed

Chelsea felt they were wrongly denied four clear penalties by Ovrebo at Stamford Bridge, while Barcelona were also aggrieved to see Eric Abidal sent off after the Norwegian referee judged that he had brought down Nicolas Anelka. "I was responsible for the decisions that were made and we can argue that, if I had taken others, maybe Chelsea would have qualified for the final".

Sport Not Surprised By Rochdale - Mauricio Pochettino Reacts As Tottenham Held
Author: 0 Not Surprised By Rochdale - Mauricio Pochettino Reacts As Tottenham Held

In the second period, the Premier League side improved, with new-boy Lucas Moura scoring his first goal for the club just before the hour-mar, after a fine team move. Rochdale took umbrage at claims they were giving away an advantage by relaying the pitch, and set about showing they, too, prefer a surface conducive to passing.

Sport Barry Trotz calls fans' racist taunts at Devante Smith-Pelly 'disgusting'
Author: 0 Barry Trotz calls fans' racist taunts at Devante Smith-Pelly 'disgusting'

According to Bleacher Report, Smith-Pelly squirted a heckling fan with his water bottle. Capitals coach Barry Trotz reiterated his postgame comments by saying there's no place for racism in hockey or the country. Assistant captain Brooks Orpik said: "I wish I could say it's surprising but it's probably not all that surprising". He has 40 goals and 53 assists in 320 regular-season games with in seven seasons with Anaheim, Montreal, New Jersey and the Capitals.

Sport Olympics: NBC Hires Adam Rippon as Correspondent
Author: 0 Olympics: NBC Hires Adam Rippon as Correspondent

Rippon said to the paper, upon learning that Pence would be leading the U.S Olympics delegation in South Korea. NBC's article online about Rippon becoming one of its correspondents now redirects readers to his Olympic profile page. I like to have two different moods for the programs, just so that I can show that I can skate to anything. that I can interpret whatever piece of music.

Sport Heather Richardson Bergsma finishes 11th in speedskating's 500 meters
Author: 0 Heather Richardson Bergsma finishes 11th in speedskating's 500 meters

The silver medal, however, was more closely contested than the gold, with Karolina Erbanova, representing the Czech Republic, just 0.01 seconds behind Lee. "I know he has been reading a lot of literature on injuries and I would like to talk to him and find out what he has been reading". Kodaira claimed the gold with a time of 36-point-94 seconds, an Olympic record.

Sport Danica Patrick Gets Good Luck Kiss from Aaron Rodgers Before Daytona 500
Author: 0 Danica Patrick Gets Good Luck Kiss from Aaron Rodgers Before Daytona 500

The No. 7 auto number for Patrick is the same number she drove when she entered NASCAR in 2010. "Hopefully this has opened the door for some little kids but mainly what I feel is, you don't have to be a girl, it could be the boys, but [she's shown] you can do whatever you like if you really, really, REALLY try".

Sport Watch Dale Earnhardt Jr. react to the closest race in NASCAR history
Author: 0 Watch Dale Earnhardt Jr. react to the closest race in NASCAR history

I just wanted to make it to the end and give ourselves a chance, so I hate that we didn't have that opportunity". "We just had a run, and I stayed on the gas". If you had to drive to every race from Charlotte, who's road-tripping with you? Johnson was collected in a nine-car accident that involved half of Joe Gibbs Racing and half of Hendrick Motorsports .

Sport Setback To Real Madrid As Kroos Gets Injured
Author: 0 Setback To Real Madrid As Kroos Gets Injured

Zinedine Zidane has admitted that coaching Real Madrid is draining as he prepares his side for its return to La Liga action on the back of the Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain. The Portuguese has been in fine form coming into the game, having netted five times in his last two appearances and will once again look to wreak havoc against the Betis defence.

Sport John-Henry Krueger wins silver in 1000-meter short-track speedskating
Author: 0 John-Henry Krueger wins silver in 1000-meter short-track speedskating

Local favourite Seo Yira took third after he and compatriot Lim Hyo-jun crashed with one lap remaining, with Hungary's Shaolin Sandor Liu penalised. Girard becomes the first Canadian man to win the gold medal in the men's 1000 metre short track speed skating event at the Olympic Winter Games.

Sport Williams reveals the FW41
Author: 0 Williams reveals the FW41

Lance Stroll and rookie Sergey Sirotkin , who replaces Felipe Massa , will form the team's driver line-up, with Robert Kubica fulfilling the role of reserve and development driver this year. His podium finish was the only one outside of the top three teams, and we aim to build on that this season. We'd miss out on so much talent coming into F1 if drivers didn't have financial backing supporting them through the junior formulae and bringing them into F1.

Sport Lukaku shows ruthless streak as Man United put Huddersfield to the sword
Author: 0 Lukaku shows ruthless streak as Man United put Huddersfield to the sword

There have been mixed reactions to the VAR system, which has been used in a handful of League Cup and FA Cup ties. It's not grey. Tomorrow is important because it's a knockout match. The build-up to Saturday's fifth-round clash in West Yorkshire has focused around the 24-year-old as reports had suggested he was irritated at playing so deep, and was even regretting re-joining United.

Sport Twins acquire Jake Odorizzi in trade with Rays
Author: 0 Twins acquire Jake Odorizzi in trade with Rays

The Twins and the cash-strapped Tampa Bay Rays had plenty of trade conversations throughout the offseason. Odorizzi, who had been the subject of trade speculation this winter, went 10-8 with a 4.14 ERA and 127 strikeouts in 2017. Palacios, 20, batted.296/.333/.454 with 21 doubles, 10 triples, 13 homers and 20 stolen bases between Class A (62 games) and Class A-Advanced (62 games as well) last season.

Sport Qatar Open: Caroline Wozniacki through to semis, but Simona Halep pulls out
Author: 0 Qatar Open: Caroline Wozniacki through to semis, but Simona Halep pulls out

The world number two will play 18-year-old American qualifier Catherine Bellis in the last eight, who beat defending champion and world number five Karolina Pliskova 7-6 (7/4), 6-3. She reportedly continued her tirade in the Danish component of her presser. "I don't know what happened". "It was a tough match. She tries to get inside your head", Wozniacki said.

Sport Liverpool FC want to sign 25-year-old before summer transfer window
Author: 0 Liverpool FC want to sign 25-year-old before summer transfer window

Karius has been in fine form of late, and manager Jurgen Klopp has made a decision to give the German his full support rather than smash the transfer record fee for a goalkeeper. And, after shutting out Udinese in a 2-0 win for Roma, Alisson now boasts the joint-best clean sheet record in this season's Serie A . Compatriot Karius has enjoyed a run of games in the starting XI for the Reds.

Sport Magic Johnson Has 'Special Relationship' With LaVar Ball
Author: 0 Magic Johnson Has 'Special Relationship' With LaVar Ball

Now, with Lonzo sidelined and LaVar across the globe, the Lakers are finding their way on the court, with or without them. And the team responded, and we're better. While Ball has progressed to full contact practices, the Lakers will not practice until next Wednesday, by which time Ball expects to be free of the soreness that has persisted.

Sport Kansas Wins vs West Virginia
Author: 0 Kansas Wins vs West Virginia

In the last two games the Mountaineers have shot over 50% from the field by being more aggressive towards the basket. Azubuike's struggles from the line were highly publicized earlier in the season, especially after going 1 of 8 in a five-point loss to Oklahoma in January.

Sport Mayfield rises in Kiper Jr.'s NFL Draft Big Board
Author: 0 Mayfield rises in Kiper Jr.'s NFL Draft Big Board

Expected to go high in the 2018 NFL Draft, the product out of Oklahoma was asked in a Q&A with the New York Post which NFL quarterback he would like to learn from. Despite certainly needing a quarterback at some point in this draft, with Darnold, Rosen and Mayfield all gone, the Broncos decide to take the best available talent in Chubb.

Sport Hosmer to Sign with Padres on an Eight Year Deal
Author: 0 Hosmer to Sign with Padres on an Eight Year Deal

The front-loaded contact is worth approximately $140 million, with Hosmer receiving $20 million for each of the first five years and $13 million each of the next three years, according to Bleacher Report . The 28-year-old was an All-Star in 2016 and has won four Gold Gloves at first base. Myers patrolled the outfield for the majority of his two-year stint with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2013-14.

Sport PNB, SBI, Gitanjali Gems, Indoco Remedies
Author: 0 PNB, SBI, Gitanjali Gems, Indoco Remedies

At 12:19 pm, the stock was down 19.94% or 9.35 points to 37.55 level on BSE. It also said that it had filed a criminal complaint for registering a first information report (FIR) against the accused for the offences of cheating and fraud. The company would inform about the next date of meeting, it said. The fraud, which included money-laundering among other things, concerned the Firestar Diamonds group of Modi , in which the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked Modi, his wife ...