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Russian Federation to create sports competition for banned Oly athletes

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The 28 who had their bans lifted could now seek late entry into the Pyeongchang Games, which open on February 9 in South Korea . CAS said it "unanimously found that the evidence put forward by the International Olympic Committee in relation to this matter did not have the same weight in each individual case". Read More »

Everyone is laughing at one Man United player for this hilarious reason

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Spurs then began to dominate the game and doubled their lead midway through the first half when Phil Jones sliced a Kieran Trippier cross in to his own net for 2-0 in the 28th minute. The pair made way for Marouane Fellaini and Juan Mata , and it was Tottenham who began to look the more threatening once again. He added: "It gets to the point where 'can you spend any more money?' can you throw more money at it?" It was the Dane's seventh league goal of the season. Read More »

PyeongChang Winter Olympics to be coldest since 1994 Lillehammer

This edition of Winter Olympics will also be marked by Russia's official absence owing to a ban by the International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) over doping scandals, although 169 Russian athletes will compete under a neutral flag. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld the appeals of athletes given lifetime Olympic bans for doping violations at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, saying there was insufficient evidence to show they had broken the rules. Read More »

'SNL's Leslie Jones Headed to PyeongChang For Olympics Role

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North Korea late Monday scrapped a joint cultural event in the North , citing unspecified negative media reports in the South. Bach said he plans to meet with the staff of the local organizing committee as well as some athletes of the South Korean national team. Read More »

West Ham in advanced talks to sign Jordan Hugill from Preston

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The 25-year-old former non-league striker has been attracting admirers with his performances since moving to Deepdale from Port Vale in 2014. Preston wanted a fee worth £8m and West Ham are believed to have agreed a fee close to the figure the Championship side demanded for Hugill. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski Returns to Practice Ahead of Super Bowl Despite Concussion

Gronkowski is prohibited from conducting interviews with reporters while in the concussion protocol, and when a reporter approached him Sunday and asked if he got good work in, Gronkowski smiled. "Yeah, we'll stick to football this week", Brady said on Saturday. This falls in line with the growing expectation that he was going to be cleared in time to play in the big game. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski (concussion) limited in practice

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Brady jammed his right hand in the days leading up to the AFC championship when a teammate accidentally ran into him at practice. Gronkowski said Tuesday he expects to play in Super Bowl LII on Sunday. The Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis on February 4, looking to become the first team to win back-to-back Super Bowls since they did it themselves in 2005. Read More »

Sixers interested in trading for Tyreke Evans

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The rumor mill is in full swing after Blake Griffin's shocking trade to Detroit got the drama started. "It's going to come down to a team giving them what they want", the source said . Frankly, it would be great to shed the $8.5 million he's owed for next season, and the Sixers will probably have to find a way to dump him in the summer either way. Read More »

Unstoppable City maul West Brom 3-0, extend lead to 15 points

City just landed center back Aymeric Laporte in a club-record deal before the transfer deadline, and he could make his debut under Pep Guardiola . Next up for City is an away trip to Burnley on Saturday. "We have to accept it's a bad result and understand that we have to fight this season", Conte told the BBC. De Bruyne crowned another sublime individual performance by crafting and finishing City's second and 100th of the season in all competitions, with Sergio Aguero adding his ... Read More »

Celtic complete the signing of EPL young prospect

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He is a powerful and very quick wide player who fits well with our player characteristics for that position and we believe he will excel within our style of play having already played many games in Norwich's under-23 team despite his young age". Read More »

Banco Bradesco (BBD) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

The stock of VeriSign, Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Thursday, December 28. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating , five have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. It has a 31.37 P/E ratio. It accepts demand and time deposits, checking and savings accounts, interbank deposits from financial institutions, and accounts for salary purposes. Read More »

Chelsea boss Conte - I´m doing a great job

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But I think the players, until now, are great, for their commitment and their behaviour. "When we lose, we lose together". "We tried to do something but it was very hard for us, even in the first half when the score was 0-0, we struggled a lot", the Italian said. Read More »

MI township to apologize for mishandling Nassar victim's report

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Walsh said questions about the investigation will be answered during a news conference Thursday with the police chief and Randall-Gay, who now lives in Washington state. He's awaiting sentencing this week for molesting elite gymnasts at a MI gym run by a former Olympic coach. The organization plans to appoint an interim board in February. Read More »

Cavs star to miss at least 6-8 weeks

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Love went down the tunnel toward the locker room during the first quarter. The team said Love had a non-displaced fracture in his fifth metacarpal and his status would be updated after team doctors examine his hand on Wednesday in Cleveland . Read More »

Marreese Speights drops in 21, Magic dismantle Lakers in return home

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The win came a day after Houston's Harden nearly single-handedly beat the Magic , posting 60 points himself and another 26 points through assists. Not only did Orlando allow 60 points to Harden in a 114-107 loss, they allowed the star guard to get a triple-double, making him the first player with a 60-point triple-double. Read More »

Diafra Sakho joins Rennes from West Ham for undisclosed fee

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The Senegal worldwide has joined French Ligue 1 club Rennes on a permanent basis for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around £9m. Sakho joined West Ham from Metz in 2014, and although the striker started his career at the Hammers strongly, he could not find consistency. Read More »

Goodell wants to catch as catch can

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He said there were many good ideas offered, but as for the specifics of what should be a catch, there was little consensus. "And I think we've got a great opportunity here to get this rule right so that everyone understands and appreciates it and that's not the focus going forward". Read More »

Debuchy ends fruitless Arsenal stint to join Saint-Etienne

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Debuchy's exit brings to an end a torrid spell during which he made just 30 Arsenal appearances over a three-and-a-half year period. It happened for Debuchy in 2016 with Bordeaux, and now he has to hope it happens again with West Brom , ASSE, or another club. Read More »

Petr Cech's clanger costs Arsenal at Swansea

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Arsenal are now preparing for their home Premier League clash against Everton at The Emirates on Saturday as they look to reignite their bid to finish in the top four this season. But the visitors held on to their lead for less than two minutes before a mistake by Ozil allowed Alfie Mawson to slide the ball through to Clucas, who fired the equaliser past Petr Cech . Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur Confirm Lucas Moura Signing

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He's my brother in football. He explained: "It's very good for me". But the Spurs manager replied: "I think the performance was fantastic and we played so well and the team deserves a lot of credit". Here, WhoScored.com review his stats to see just what he'll offer Mauricio Pochettino in the Premier League ... Averaging 2.00 chances created per 90 minutes last season, Moura managed to record just 0.19 assists per 90 - his second lowest return in France. Read More »

Patriots QB Brady has stitches removed from hand

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Gronkowski said he's still in the concussion protocol and would leave his status up to those in charge of making medical decisions. That marks flawless attendance for the Patriots with one week left until the Super Bowl . He made his first public appearance on Tuesday night while playing former teammate and current Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount in a game of "Madden 18" at the Mall of America. Read More »

Spurs score after 11 seconds against Man United

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United are now 12 points adrift of Premier League leaders Manchester City, and while catching their fierce neighbours may prove out of their reach this term, Redknapp expects Mourinho to stage a far greater title challenge next campaign. "The story of Marcus not getting any minutes and matches is really old because he's a very important player for us". " Mata is very important". Read More »

Six Nations 2018: how will your team perform this year?

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But will the men in red play the rugby of the men in even brighter red, or will they revert to a more basic style that has unquestionably served Wales well over the... Rugby Union is not so strong at Test level that it can afford a sustained decline among its traditionally major nations and a French revival would be a welcome boost to the global game a year out from the 2019 World Cup in Japan. Read More »

North York woman heads off to Pyeongchang for her 5th Olympic Games

Worldwide news agency Reuters has been denied access to the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang , South Korea , after it released images of the Olympic flame getting lit during a rehearsal. Evanoff and the official who will run the Olympic operation, Ricardo Colon, praised South Korean authorities for their preparations. Myoung-Gyon described the possibility of North Korea holding the celebration before the Olympics as being "intimidating" and that "Kim ... Read More »

Allardyce hails Everton's 2-goal Walcott

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The 28-year-old opened his account after 25 minutes with a simple tap-in and then netted his second shortly before half-time with a cool finish past Kasper Schmeichel. Everton are now ninth in the table, although under new boss Sam Allardyce they have struggled to develop any real attacking structure. " Seamus is an example to everyone at this football club, with the way he performed with quality and got through 90 minutes ", said "Big Sam". Read More »

Blake Griffin Seems Shocked the Pistons Gave Up So Much For Him

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The return the Pistons would receive in the deal or if other Clippers players would be headed to Detroit is not now part of the report. The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced by either team. The Free Press reported pm Monday that the Pistons have been assessing the value of guard Bradley, who's in the final year of a four-year, US$32 million deal. Read More »

North Carolina tennis coach suspended over player's comment

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Spencer Brown (l.), an Appalachian State University tennis player was suspended indefinitely after a match against North Carolina A&T's John Wilson IV where Brown allegedly told Wilson, "At least I know my dad". "Their coach responded by saying, 'we have a black guy on our team'". Appalachian State University addressed the situation in a statement, denouncing Brown's behavior and assuring the public that such behavior is not acceptable at their university. Read More »

Arsenal sign Aubameyang in club record transfer

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The French striker has been one of Arsenal's most loyal servants over the last few years, a dependable goal scorer and a top professional. "The club have such a big history, and they had great players like Thierry Henry , so it's an example for us strikers", he said . Read More »

Mkhitaryan excited at Arsenal's 'offensive football'

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Mkhitaryan's arrival from Manchester United also means Wenger's players have been able to prepare for the game without the sideshow caused by Alexis Sanchez's protracted departure from the Emirates Stadium . Arsenal will be hoping to stay in the race for the top four by getting a result at Swansea . "I think Mkhitaryan can play in all positions in midfield , box to box, certainly not a defensive role, holding player no but all the other positions are not out of reach", Wenger said. Read More »

Tyreke Evans garnering interest from 76ers and others

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Tyreke Evans is at the top of the list of players likely to be traded before the February 8 deadline. Pompey also noted that Memphis is essentially in the driver's seat in regards to the deal , and will pounce when getting what they want: the first-round pick. Read More »

Arsenal Fail With Late Deadline Day Bid For Jonny Evans

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Speaking in a press conference held before the deadline-day trip to leaders City, Pardew admitted that one member of the West Brom squad could be on his way out - but not Evans or winger James McClean, who has been the subject of a late loan offer from Championship promotion hopefuls Derby County. Read More »

Former Calvary Coach Pederson Leading Eagles to Super Bowl LII

If you like what you see, make sure to give them a follow on Twitter . "It's a part of our job and we sacrifice a lot, and time's the biggest thing. And to take a picture with the trophy, it's one of those things you reflect on later, you sit back and really appreciate it". Read More »

Tomic may not play for Australia again

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Meanwhile, a leading sports psychologist says Tomic may have had a breakthrough during his TV stint and has a chance to follow Nick Kyrgios' road to redemption. thinking about how I played previous year and where I should be'. Tomic has found himself under media scrutiny of late after his shock decision to depart the jungle and fly back to Australia. Read More »