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Emily Pfalzer, Team USA advance to gold medal game

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I think both South Korean and North Korean athletes thought the same thing: We wanted to do the best in the game. Mike Pence represented the United States at the same time that Team U.S.A. The win means the couple are now the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history, with five medals and three golds between them from three Olympic games. Read More »

Peace with Pogba needed for Mourinho to shirk familiar criticism

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Both games are scheduled to get underway at 21:45. "I don't think it is fair to speak about the responsibilities of a player", Mourinho said . "I have read books about his style of coaching", Montella said of the Portuguese. They now sit fifth in La Liga, six points behind Real Madrid who occupy the final Champions League qualification place, and have reached the Copa del Rey final, where they will face Barcelona in April. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Great Britain into women's curling semi-finals after beating Canada

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Homan and her teammates looked shell-shocked as they spoke. GB could still have qualified if they lost their final round-robin game while Canada had to win to keep alive their hopes of finishing in the top four. "It's a nerve-wracking game", Hebert said. Nobody would have predicted this for the defending world women's curling champions, for a country that has won five medals in five tries in women's curling at the Olympics, including gold in 2014. Read More »

Czech Republic advance to medal round with shootout win vs

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In the game, the USA team drew first blood on a powerplay goal by Ryan Donato but the Czechs fought back in the first period and got on the scoreboard on a slapshot from Jan Kolář. Jim Slater (HC Fribourg-Gottéron, Swiss League) scored an equalizing shorthanded goal midway through the match, on an assist from Brian O'Neill. No goals were scored in the third period, though the USA hit the post with under ten minutes remaining. Read More »

Messi finally scores against Chelsea

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This team is very strong-a fantastic team-but I think the final result is open. "He is one of the best coaches in the world with an extraordinary CV, not just with Chelsea but also with Juventus and the Italian national side", added Valverde. Read More »

Jeffery has surgery on torn rotator cuff suffered in training camp

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It is not clear how long Jeffery will need to recover from the rotator cuff surgery, but he will nearly certainly be ready for the start of training camp before the 2018 season. Jeffery signed a one-year deal and refused to allow the injury to slow him down. The Eagles and Jeffery agreed on a four-year, $52 million extension back in December and hopefully this season was just a preview of what's to come from Alshon in Philadelphia. Read More »

Astros prospect Forrest Whitley suspended 50 games

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Looking through all the top prospect lists that have come out in recent weeks, there's one name prevalent in each top 10: Houston Astros pitcher Forrest Whitley . Luhnow would not address specifics of the violation though Whitley is expected to release a statement in the coming days. We support Major League Baseball's drug program, and we do everything we can to educate our guys and keep them from making decisions that results in suspensions. Read More »

Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ:AEIS) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research

The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, November 16 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Laredo Petroleum, 6 give it "Buy", 1 "Sell" rating, while 2 recommend "Hold". Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $5.69 million activity. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 30,325 shares of the electronics maker's stock worth $1,962,000 after purchasing an additional 174 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Czechs reach semis in ice hockey in Pyeongchang

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The United States' men's hockey team was eliminated from the Olympic tournament with a 3-2 shootout loss to Czech Republic. It denies the US another medal opportunity as Team USA continues on a downward trajectory that would give America its smallest medal haul at a Winter Games in at least two decades. Read More »

Goggia grabs downhill as Vonn settles for 3rd

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Vonn , 33, is the oldest female Alpine medalist at an Olympics. American Alice McKennis, Italy's Nadia Fanchini and Federica Brignone crashed out in spectacular fashion after all three led the first three intermediate times as the sun-kissed course offered hope for the late runners. Read More »

Cricket Ball Hits Bowler's Head, Sails Away For A Six

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Auckland batsman Jeet Raval hit a delivery from bowler and Canterbury skipper Andrew Ellis with such brute force that it went for a six despite hitting the bowler's head. In a game that has seen a very unfortunate death of a young and promising Australian cricketer, Phillips Hughes, Raval's aforementioned worry is justified. Read More »

South Korean skaters face backlash for shaming teammate

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Kim Bo-reum and Park Ji-woo have sparked anger in the host nation following claims they bullied Noh Seon-yeong after blaming her for their failure to progress from the quarter-finals of the event. Noh nearly did not compete at her home Games here after she initially missed out on selection due to an error from the Korean Skating Union. Noh had been hoping to win gold to honor her late brother, former short track world champion Jing-kyu, who died of bone cancer in 2016. Read More »

José Mourinho: Paul Pogba back but not under pressure

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His camp is a bit bemused why he hasn't been playing more . Although Lindelof is new to English football and had some shaky moments early in the season, it is a surprise that he has not enjoyed more game time in recent weeks, with Eric Bailly out injured and Chris Smalling continuing to produce unconvincing performances. Read More »

Mark Cavendish crashes out of Abu Dhabi Tour

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Race footage showed Cavendish also pointing towards his neck, indicating that it also took a hit in the slow speed crash. He managed only one race victory previous year, at the Abu Dhabi Tour, with his early season heavily derailed after he picked up the Epstein-Barr virus, before his crash at the Tour. Read More »

Mikaela Shiffrin congratulates 'GOAT' Lindsey Vonn on bronze medal

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Mowinckel finished 0.09 seconds behind Goggia to take silver and knock Vonn down a spot. "Anything can happen ... there are no snowboarders in the race today!" Shiffrin had initially planned to race in the downhill, but she opted out after scheduling changes due to weather stacked her events too close to one another. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: Goggia upstages Vonn in downhill

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Moving, as she put it, like a "samurai", the Italian beat Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel and American Lindsey Vonn in a winning time of 1 minute 39.22 seconds. She will compete in the combined downhill on Wednesday in what could be her final Olympic event. "But I am happy, solid training". She was asked this week how her health is at the moment. Read More »

Lynn set for further assessment on dislocated shoulder

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Cricket Australia's support staff later confirmed that the 27-year old had popped his right shoulder out and will remain off the field for the rest of the innings. Earlier, the batsman had said that he would avoid diving in the field in order to prevent any further shoulder problems. "These last four games that I've played, my confidence has gone through the roof with my physical preparation and intensity out on the field", Lynn said. Read More »

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho hailed as a tactical "pioneer"

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He's really important. He has strength, technical ability and can score. He spoke in exalted terms of the vastly more experienced 55-year-old Mourinho, who has overseen 139 games in the Champions League and lifted the trophy twice. He reportedly wants to play on the left side of a midfield three and is frustrated by the 4-2-3-1 preferred by Mourinho. It remains unclear whether Paul Pogba would have recovered from illness in time for the game with Marcos Rojo , Phil Jones , ... Read More »

Mourinho in clever stunt to show media all is fine with Pogba

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And Mourinho, speaking about Sevilla's approach under Italian coach Vincenzo Montella, rebuked the idea that United could put them to the sword at the Ramon Sanchez Pijuan in the same way that he did when in charge of Real Madrid, before criticising English supporters opposed to a conservative style. Read More »

Predators edge Red Wings 3-2

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The Detroit Red Wings today acquired a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and a conditional third-round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for goaltender Petr Mrazek . Coreau, 26, played 14 games with the Red Wings in 2016-17. Arvidsson scored his third goal in 24 hours in the the third period to give Nashville a 3-1 lead and it proved to be the game victor. Read More »

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Earns "Hold" Rating from Deutsche Bank

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The stock has a market capitalization of $8,550.00 and a P/E ratio of 2,815.00. The stock increased 2.08% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $31.95. Its up 0.04, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 48 investors sold V shares while 617 reduced holdings. Hancock invested in 170,232 shares or 0.65% of the stock. Read More »

WADA officers disrupt Russian figure skater Zagitova's training

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She tallied 81.61 points. " I'm pleased with my today's skating and with the score ", Zagitova told reporters after her world-beating performance in PyeongChang. "During the 2014 Olympics, I was only 14 years old and I remember the moment when our Russian team became gold medalists". The victor of the women's figure skating event will be crowned on Friday, after the ladies demonstrate their free programs. Read More »

Kikkan Randall, Jessie Diggins Win Historic Gold Medal in Cross Country Skiing

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Norway won the bronze medal, with Norwegian skier Marit Bjoergen becoming the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time with 14 career medals. The Americans had gone empty-handed since Bill Koch's silver in 1976. She finished 40th in the skiathlon and 16th in the 10km freestyle earlier in PyeongChang. Sweden and Norway were hot favorites for yet another gold medal in women's cross-country skiing and the Nordic nations were at the head of the pack for nearly the entire race. Read More »

TL;DR: Smith expects pace feast on tour of South Africa

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BCCI sources said a few Test specialists could be encouraged to play in the Rahul Dravid-coached India-A team's tour of England before the senior team begins its five-match Test series from August 1 onwards. Steve Smith is looking forward to the Australian tour. Australia won that series 2-1, thanks to some magnificent quick bowling from Mitchell Johnson and superb batting by Smith, former captain Michael Clarke and current vice-captain David Warner. Read More »

Pires: Arsenal must put all eggs in Europa League basket

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According to the ex-Gunner Charlie Nicholas, the Boss can afford to play his usual League Cup side with lots of Academy players coming in. Robert Pires believes Arsenal's only hope of securing Champions League football next season is to go all the way in the Europa League . Read More »

Succop Cashes In With Historic Contract

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That trails only Baltimore's Justin Tucker (97 percent) and Stephen Gostkowski (92 percent) among kickers with 50 games in that span, according to ESPN Stats & Info. He hit 31 of 33 extra points to set a career high with 136 points, which tied the franchise record set by Al Del Greco in 1998. Succop has made 209 of 251 career field goal attempts and 286 of 292 career extra point attempts. Read More »

Makers to release Baaghi 2 trailer tomorrow

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They captioned it, "Ronnie wapas aa gaya hai!" The film is a sequel to Tiger's 2016 superhit action flick " Baaghi " which also starred Shraddha Kapoor in the lead role. Jacqueline Fernandez recently shot for the remixed version of Madhuri Dixit's popular number, Ek Do Teen as a part of her special appearance in Baaghi 2 , but sadly, we don't get a sneak peek of the song in the trailer. Read More »

Russian freestyler Ridzik wins Olympic bronze in men's ski cross

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Canada's Brady Leman edged Switzerland's Marc Bischofberger to claim victory in the men's ski cross final. "We showed we battled hard today, Team Canada". It was a dramatic competition as several athletes suffered serious falls. Del Bosco received lengthy medical treatment after landing on his back, but was seen raising his arms as he was carried off the course on a stretcher. Read More »

Real's Modric, Marcelo risk missing PSG visit through injury

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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane will reportedly rest Cristiano Ronaldo for his side's rearranged midweek La Liga fixture against Leganes . "But it's by putting pressure on ourselves to play with that intensity for 90 minutes every three days that we are able to produce such great performances". Read More »

Tottenham prepare $70 million summer bid for Zaha

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Zaha has impressed for Palace over the past two campaigns despite his club's struggles and could well leave this summer even if they avoid relegation. The Times add that Tottenham are keen to prove their new stadium will not hinder their spending in the transfer market. Despite his obvious ability things did not quite work out for Zaha at United and he moved back to Selhurst Park permanently in 2015. Read More »