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Sport VAR Set To Be Used At The World Cup This Summer
Author: 0 VAR Set To Be Used At The World Cup This Summer

Fifa president Gianni Infantino says video assistant referee technology is good for football. "We came to the conclusion that VAR is good for football and is good for refereeing and brings more fairness". The Scottish FA had said in January that it was open to using VAR but had no plans to implement the system in this season's Scottish Cup and said there were concerns about affordability.

Sport Blackmun to leave USOC
Author: 0 Blackmun to leave USOC

The USOC also said it will launch a review of the governance structure of both the USOC and its member sports National Governing Bodies under the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act. We have made clear that if these changes are not successful, we will pursue decertification of USAG, our strongest possible punitive action. In November, Nassar pleaded guilty to sexually abusing seven girls, but at his sentencing hearing in January in Michigan, more than 150 girls and women described ...

Sport Russell Wilson strikes out in Yankees spring training debut
Author: 0 Russell Wilson strikes out in Yankees spring training debut

NFL Seattle Seahawks star Wilson, who was also considered a solid baseball prospect in his college days, had not swung a bat competitively since June 2011 in a minor-league stint with the Asheville Tourists, a development club for the Colorado Rockies .

Sport Jonathan Stewart: Carolina Panthers release veteran running back
Author: 0 Jonathan Stewart: Carolina Panthers release veteran running back

Carolina saved $3.7 million against the salary cap by cutting Stewart. The Carolina Panthers are moving on from Jonathan Stewart . But he's on the wrong side of 30, the Panthers don't have a ton of money to work with, and the cost to keep Stewart around this year exceeds the potential benefits of keeping him on the roster.

Sport Steve Kerr: Warriors took Stephen Curry out as precaution after ankle tweak
Author: 0 Steve Kerr: Warriors took Stephen Curry out as precaution after ankle tweak

Without Curry and backup point guard Shaun Livingston (rest), Quinn Cook - a two-way player recalled last week from the G League - was forced to log meaningful minutes. Atlanta rallied from an 18-point deficit. Prior to the dunk, Atlanta had used a 9-0 burst to pull within two points with just 20 seconds remaining.

Sport China Talks Future Changes to Presidential Term
Author: 0 China Talks Future Changes to Presidential Term

Many members of the Communist Youth League, Yang was one of them, have been dismissed from party posts and their perks taken away as punishment for "posing serious threat to the party". Glencore, one of the companies that is selling the stake, said the transaction was due to close in the first half of this year. Since yesterday, one can sense a certain desperation in every chat group on WeChat; searches for "yi-min" (immigration) spiked, and people have been discussing which countries they ...

Sport Deontay Wilder Vs Luis Ortiz & The Death of Your Grandfather's Heavyweights!
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder Vs Luis Ortiz & The Death of Your Grandfather's Heavyweights!

Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua sees Joseph Parker as a tougher challenge than Deontay Wilder , according to his promoter Eddie Hearn . Well, I'm here and I'm ready for him. The majority of the industry assumes that, if all goes to plan and the two heavyweights win their respective bouts this month, a megafight is around the corner.

Sport Big Ten men's hockey roundup
Author: 0 Big Ten men's hockey roundup

MSU did not have an answer for Michigan's Moritz Wagner. Rutgers: The Scarlet Knights were invited to join the Big Ten five years ago, much to the surprise of most college sports fans who wondered what value a program with little football and basketball success over the last four decades would bring to a tradition-rich conference based in the Midwest.

Author: 0 Liverpool and Tottenham wins turn up heat on Chelsea in EPL

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is refusing to give up on the Premier League title and insists the Reds will keep fighting, despite Manchester City holding an enormous lead at this advanced stage of the season. "It is still three from five". Liverpool travel to Chelsea in early May but other than that, every team they play between now and the end of the season is currently ninth or lower in the table.

Sport Real Madrid target Courtois delays Chelsea contract talks
Author: 0 Real Madrid target Courtois delays Chelsea contract talks

Free to leave at the end of next season, Chelsea must weigh-up whether to cash-in on Courtois this summer if he refuses to sign a new contract to risk losing him for nothing at the end of the next campaign. Courtois is yet to pledge his future to the London-based club and has spoken about feeling nostalgic towards the city of Madrid where he enjoyed a successful couple of seasons with Atletico.

Sport Reaves' late basket leads Penn State over No. 13 Ohio State
Author: 0 Reaves' late basket leads Penn State over No. 13 Ohio State

Carr found teammate Josh Reaves under the basket for an easy dunk with 3.1 seconds left. Brad Davison and Iverson each made two free throws in the final nine seconds, and the ninth-seeded Badgers (15-17) advanced to the quarterfinals against top-seeded Michigan State on Friday at Madison Square Garden after winning for the fifth time in seven games.

Sport Two Ghanaian athletes to compete at 2018 IAAF World Indoors
Author: 0 Two Ghanaian athletes to compete at 2018 IAAF World Indoors

Her main rivals are also in good shape too with current Olympic and World champion Ekaterini Stefanidi from Greece clearing 4.83m recently and the American trials producing medal performances of 4.91m, 4.86m and 4.81m. He was limited to three competitive appearances past year and was forced to miss the defence of his World Championships title in London in the summer.

Sport Liverpool vs. Newcastle: Premier League highlights and recap
Author: 0 Liverpool vs. Newcastle: Premier League highlights and recap

Salah struck the opener, finding the net for his seventh appearance in a row for the Reds , maintaining a stunning run of goalscoring since arriving at Anfield from Roma. Newcastle's luck could not hold, however, and when the impressive Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain burst onto a loose ball centre-back Jamaal Lascelles was drawn to the midfielder, affording the summer signing plenty of space to slip a pass to his right where Salah promptly slotted through Martin Dubravka's legs.

Sport Kiradech stays in title hunt at WGC-Mexico Championship
Author: 0 Kiradech stays in title hunt at WGC-Mexico Championship

His birdie run on the back nine started on 11th, when he reached the green in two at par-5 11th and birdied from under 10 feet. "I worked all my life to come and play at a high stage like this". Sharma has plenty to play for over the weekend, not least a shot at securing a spot at next month's Masters. He was one stroke in front of England's Chris Paisley, India's Shubhankar Sharma and American Xander Schauffele, the US PGA Tour's 2017 Rookie of the year.Paisley, 31, earned his first ...

Sport England edge New Zealand to take series lead
Author: 0 England edge New Zealand to take series lead

Rashid sparked the collapse by having Colin Munro acrobatically caught by a leaping Ben Stokes at extra cover and then nailing Henry Nicholls lbw. Root looked all class racing to 20 - albeit dropped by Williamson, a odd miss at mid wicket when he stretched with just his left hand at a ball flying to his right at shoulder height.

Sport Everton's Sam Allardyce on fans' boos: 'Everybody has an opinion'
Author: 0 Everton's Sam Allardyce on fans' boos: 'Everybody has an opinion'

Everton drew the first blood through Cenk Tosun , who opened the scoring for his side with a powerful header but Burnley kept their spirits high and scored twice in the second half to take all three points home. - Burnley have equalled their best-ever Premier League points tally in a single season (40 - level with 2016-17), with nine games remaining in 2017-18.

Sport Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid on an upswing ahead of PSG test
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid on an upswing ahead of PSG test

Although a controversial Francisco Portillo penalty in the 65th minute gave the 10 men a route back into the contest, Ronaldo wrapped things up with his second in the 78th minute to move Zinedine Zidane's men to within seven points of second-placed Atletico Madrid, which faces Barcelona on Monday (AEDT).

Sport Shinji Okazaki the only injury doubt for Leicester
Author: 0 Shinji Okazaki the only injury doubt for Leicester

Ndidi according to Leicester Mercury, has taken more shots without scoring in the English Premier League this season. The coach however hailed Ndidi as the most consistent player in his squad, praising his improvement since the start of the 2017/2018 season.

Sport Kell Brook stuns Sergey Rabchenko with second-round knockout
Author: 0 Kell Brook stuns Sergey Rabchenko with second-round knockout

So it is that Brook returns tonight, 10 months after a surprise loss to Errol Spence junior in which his IBF welterweight title was taken from him. Sergey Rabchenko, the 32-year-old Belarusian and former WBC Silver champion in the 154-pound division.

Sport Man arrested for sending white powder to Donald Trump Jr., 4 others
Author: 0 Man arrested for sending white powder to Donald Trump Jr., 4 others

Two other people were also taken to the hospital for evaluation. The powder turned out to be corn starch, police sources told NBC News . Eric looks smart. He mailed the threatening note to the E. 54th Street home of Trump Jr.'s mother-in-law, where his wife, Vanessa, opened it on February 12. Margraves gained attention for charging at Nassar .

Sport Swansea City 4-1 West Ham: Swans above the drop (2:25)
Author: 0 Swansea City 4-1 West Ham: Swans above the drop (2:25)

The 28-year-old was one of Swansea's two Transfer Deadline Day acquisitions in good form on Saturday as Leicester City loanee Andy King registered the third goal. The Hammers have scored in each of their last 11 Premier League games; the second longest current run in the division ( Tottenham , 16) and their second best ever such run in the competition (18 between February-September 2016).

Sport Louis Oosthuizen leads as Chris Paisley impresses at WGC-Mexico
Author: 0 Louis Oosthuizen leads as Chris Paisley impresses at WGC-Mexico

Joining Rose in the star-studded field set to tee off on Thursday at Chapultepec Golf Club are reigning PGA Championship victor Justin Thomas , world No 2 Jon Rahm and 2017 Race to Dubai victor Tommy Fleetwood . "A full hour going through every club in my bag, hitting four or five shots with each club, just tracking and getting all the data on exactly how far it was going", Rose said, explaining his range session.

Sport Michael Owen states his prediction for Crystal Palace v Man United
Author: 0 Michael Owen states his prediction for Crystal Palace v Man United

Ibrahimovic extended his stay at Old Trafford by one year last summer and recently made a return from the knee injury he suffered in the 2016/2017 campaign. He only wants to be back with that feeling of: "I'm totally ready for it". "I don't want to just come because I'm somebody", said Sweden's record goalscorer, with 62 in 116 matches.

Sport LA Rams Are Trading DE Robert Quinn To The Dolphins
Author: 0 LA Rams Are Trading DE Robert Quinn To The Dolphins

He was drafted by the then-St. Quinn is a former first round pick of the Rams out of North Carolina. That seems like a really low price (not even a specific round) to pay for a guy that has 62.5 sacks in his career, but it's probably accurate value given Quinn hasn't been healthy the past few seasons.

Sport Psg chiefs unhappy with Neymar over ankle surgery
Author: 0 Psg chiefs unhappy with Neymar over ankle surgery

On the possibility of rushing Neymar back for the Real second leg, experts say that PSG would be taking a huge risk, possibly even jeopardising Neymar's participation at the World Cup in Russian Federation in June and July. The reigning Spanish and European champions won the first leg in Madrid 3-1. Neymar has been excellent this season for PSG, scoring 28 goals in 30 games across all competitions while adding 16 assists.

Sport Woods to warm up for Masters in Florida
Author: 0 Woods to warm up for Masters in Florida

With only the top 64 players in the world qualified to enter match play later this month, he'll sit that one out as well and will enter the Valspar on the strength of a 12th-place finish at the Honda. "The Copperhead is not the Phoenix Open, it's not even the Honda; our golf course has only so much room, so we have to do what we can to comfortably balance the excitement of him coming but not making it too insane so that people don't enjoy it".

Author: 0 Mercedes Driver Finishes Fastest On Final Day Of The First Test

Red Bull's Max Verstappen also had technical problems, after team-mate Daniel Ricciardo had set the fastest time on Monday, with the auto kept in the garage for most of the morning as mechanics worked on it. Even with unknown testing programs and fuel loads, to be fastest on a harder tyre than nearly anyone else is effectively laying down a marker for the others to beat.

Sport Black Caps now in trouble as the real Ben Stokes turns up
Author: 0 Black Caps now in trouble as the real Ben Stokes turns up

Alongside Morgan, the all-rounder took this game away from New Zealand , the pair's fourth-wicket partnership worth 88 by the time England's captain was caught and bowled by Colin Munro on 62. Southee felt England had done a good job early with the ball, pegging New Zealand back and preventing a fast start. Senior batsman Ross Taylor didn't field in England's innings, having strained a quad in unsuccessfully trying to avoid being run out during New Zealand's innings.