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Russian Curlers To Hand Back Bronze Medals After Positive Doping Test

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On Thursday, CAS disqualified Krushelnitsky's results from the Olympics, withdrew his credential and referred his doping case to the global curling federation to determine a suspension from competition. In a statement posted on the Russian curling federation's website this week, Krushelnitsky insisted that he had no idea how the banned substance meldonium wound up in his system. Read More »

NCAA Rules Arizona's Allonzo Trier Ineligible; University Says It Will Appeal Decision

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His status for the 21-6 Wildcats' game at OR on Saturday also is in doubt. "Earlier today, the University of Arizona was notified that the NCAA has declared Allonzo Trier ineligible". Arizona will appeal the decision but for now it appears that UA's chances of making it to the Final Four in April have taken a giant hit. Trier has been one of Arizona's best players as a junior, averaging 19.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. Read More »

Mancini: Zenit not Europa League contenders

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Former Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic handed Zenit the lead with an unmarked header after just seven minutes, before Daler Kuzyaev made it 2-0, giving Zenit the initiative on aggregate. "Last week I think we showed that when our concentration is at its best and we defend forward we can defend really well". And he called on Rodgers' younger players to step up to the plate. Read More »

North delegation to attend Olympic closing ceremony, meet with Moon

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A senior administration official, speaking to reporters on condition of anonymity, said Ivanka Trump will dine with Moon at the Blue House in Seoul on Friday night. Kim's inclusion is noteworthy as he is believed to have orchestrated two attacks that left 50 South Koreans dead. "In that sense, I think chances are higher this time for North Korea and the U.S.to meet in some form". Read More »

Father Of Slain Jewish Teen Eviscerates Marco Rubio On CNN

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Rubio , visibly uncomfortable, then replied that an assault weapons ban would not have saved his daughter, which of course was met with loud boos . A Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teacher said "teachers are not trained in marksmanship". I think many of us look at her and wonder what the teenage versions of us would have done in the same position? The spokeswoman argued that last week's shooting as well as one last November in Sutherland Springs, Texas, could have been prevented ... Read More »

Barcelona draw 1-1 with Chelsea

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Willian's fine strike just after the hour mark had put Chelsea in command after earlier hitting both posts in the first half. "You must play an intelligent game, we are not stupid". Willian could not believe his bad luck again shortly before halftime when Barca again invited pressure and this time his left-foot effort smacked the outside of the other post. Read More »

SC coach Dawn Staley files lawsuit over Mizzou AD's 'defamatory statements'

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Once the game was over, Missouri coach Robin Pingeton said SC fans spit on Missouri players . That escalated into a larger scuffle, which led to Gamecocks' Doniyah Cliney punching a Tigers player in the face. "Her involvement in this community, her personal foundation". "Mr. Sterk not only slandered Coach Staley but the Gamecock fan base as well, and she will not let him destroy in one day the sterling reputation she has spent a lifetime building". Read More »

Winter Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin bags combined silver, Lindsey Vonn fails to finish

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The victor of the combined has the fastest total time between one run of slalom-Shiffrin's best event-and one of downhill-Vonn's specialty. She sought to dismiss that, rightly pointing out that skiing and swimming were apples and oranges. Just a few runs later, Gisin put together a stellar run and took a commanding.97-second lead atop the leaderboard, heaping pressure on Vonn, who isn't almost as strong in slalom. Read More »

Canada Will Definitely Beat Its Olympic Medal Record Total In Pyeongchang

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Gigi Marvin , Amanda Kessel and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored during the thrilling shootout and goalie Maddie Rooney saved Meghan Agosta's second attempt to give the USA the victory. Sure, 22-year-old Dani Cameranesi scored a pair of goals, giving her a team-high three in these Olympics. As the contest remained locked at 2-2 after five rounds, it went to sudden-death with Lamoureux-Davidson drawing Shannon Szabados toward her before sliding the puck behind the Canadian goalie to put ... Read More »

Proteas star AB de Villiers ruled out of T20 series

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The biggest draw in the Proteas line-up, de Villiers suffered a blow to the knee before the final One-day global played at the SuperSport Park in Centurion, which the hosts lost to concede the series 1-5. The selectors have not yet named a replacement for the remaining T20Is. That led to his missing the first three ODIs, robbing the series that many saw as a match-up between de Villiers and his Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate Virat Kohli. Read More »

Bruins trade Frank Vatrano to Florida for draft pick

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In his final game with the Bruins , Vatrano suffered a lower-body injury against the Detroit Red Wings on February 6 that kept him out of the lineup over the last seven games. By trading away a third-round pick, the Panthers now have six selections in June's draft. During his American Hockey League career, Vatrano has recorded 39 goals and 58 points in 43 games with the Providence Bruins (2014-17). Read More »

Russian claims curling competitor was secretly doped

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The organization added that an investigation had been launched to determine how the substance entered the athlete's system. "He is ready for any probe and we trust him". "The decision on the Krushelnytsky case will be published on the official website during the day", the press service said. Krushelnitsky tested positive for the banned substance meldonium - believed to help blood circulation - after winning in mixed doubles. Read More »

Rio Ferdinand's class reaction to David De Gea wonder save vs Sevilla

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De Gea made one good early save low down to deny Colombian Muriel , while Jesus Navas, impressive at right-back, fired just wide after latching onto Ever Banega's cross-field pass. The midfielder was eventually forced off after receiving treatment from the United medical staff and was replaced by Paul Pogba - who had been dropped for the game last night. Read More »

Antonio Conte: Chelsea sack speculation 'no problem for me'

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Speaking after the 1-1 draw against Barcelona , as reported by the Mirror , the Belgian has stated his preference to play either out wide or as a number 10. But the thing that surprised everyone the most was Conte's decision to bench both Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud . "I said that to him in the first half and you saw in the second half he scored the goal". Read More »

Klaasen and Duminy half-centuries set up T20 decider

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Centurion: The Indian women cricketers had help in the form of rain which washed out their fourth T20 game against South Africa here, Wednesday. So, I started slowly and then I had to get myself in and like I said, take it as deep as possible, with the wickets falling around. Read More »

Klaasen and Duminy lift SA to victory

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Duminy also said the key point of the match was when they took the top three wickets early. He could manage just one wicket in these two matches. Being asked to bat first by the South African captain India lost Rohit Sharma the very first ball and India seemed in trouble. Read More »

Welbeck set for new Arsenal deal

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However, similar to the stance taken on Jack Wilshere , who was asked to prove his fitness first before being offered a new deal , Wenger wants Welbeck to prove that he can consistently perform on the pitch without spending too much time in the treatment room. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association lifts ban on 2026 World Cup voters publicly backing bid

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The first bid is a joint one from Canada , Mexico , and United States . That's when the World Cup was in South Korea and Japan. Since 2002, there were co-hosting bids for the 2010 and 2018 World Cup. At the time, Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad - forced to host a CAF Congress without being able to support continental comrades Morocco - made it known he was not best pleased with FIFA's instruction. Read More »

Neymar to Real Madrid: Stunning transfer is on - club legend

Leganes are down in 13th place in La Liga , 11 points clear of the relegation zone ahead of their game against Real Madrid on Wednesday. "If he wants to advance and to scale new heights, it's only Real Madrid left for him". The likes of Theo Hernandez and Matteo Kovacic were given a start with Lucas Vazquez and Marco Asensio deployed on the flanks. The Spanish giants have won their last four games in a row - including a 3-1 Champions League last-16 first-leg win against Paris ... Read More »

Wu Dajing ends China's gold drought at PyeongChang Olympics

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In women's 1000m, the home star skater Choi Minjeong, victor of two of four World Cup meetings this season, and Sochi bronze medalist Shim Sukhee both crashed in the middle of the race and finished well behind the field. "I want to inspire all those young kids to do short track as well and make short track as big as long track is in Holland". Kim Boutin of Canada took silver for her third medal of the Games. Read More »

Adam Vinatieri, Colts Reportedly Agree on 1-Year Contract

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Playing in 2018 gives the 45-year-old kicker a chance to break the NFL's all-time scoring record, a mark now held by Hall of Famer Morten Andersen (2,544 points). A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Vinatieri has recorded at least 100 points in each of his past six seasons. Nonetheless, Vinatieri could be a highly-sought out kicker on the open market if he chooses to leave the Indianapolis Colts for another team. Read More »

Centurion T20I: Proteas win toss, put India to bat first

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The South African top-order has struggled against India's spinners during the ODI series. South Africa's chase, led by captain JP Duminy and Heinrich Klaasen , came in for praise from India captain Virat Kohli . Klaasen mistimed the first ball of the over and Dhoni took the catch, bringing South Africa to 131/3 in 13.1 overs. A mature effort by Farhaan Behardien (16* off 10) and his determined skipper Duminy (64* off 40) saw hosts home in convincing fashion. Read More »

Vettel and Ferrari 'fired up' for 2018 after unveiling SF71H

While Vettel won five races last season, Ferrari struggled on high-speed circuits with long straightaways. "We've tried to stay true to our design philosophy and develop an already solid base", said Mercedes boss Toto Wolff. No sooner had the covers come off the Mercedes W09, Ferrari were hot on their heels with the officially unveiling of their 2018 challenger - the SF71H. Read More »

Wenger confirms Ospina will start pair while Ozil, Ramsey miss out

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When Alex Iwobi's shot was spilled by Aly Keita in the Ostersund goal , Nacho Monreal was on hand to slot the ball home and send the home reeling. History tells us two things: The League Cup has always been a tournament of choice for City, right from the early 1970s, when West Brom were beaten on a cabbage-patch pitch to start the decade. Read More »

Man Utd's dismal knockout run and Roma's Shakhtar curse

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The second leg will take place at the Stadio Olimpico on 13 March. Eusebio Di Francesco launched a furious verbal assault on his Roma players after they surrendered the lead to lose 2-1 at Shakhtar Donetsk , the Giallorossi coach saying he ought to have substituted half his team. Read More »

F1 champs Mercedes launch new W09

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Hamilton added: "I'm very excited about extending with the team". World champion Lewis Hamilton has confirmed that he is close to signing a new contract with Mercedes and that the agreement could be announced before the new season begins next month. Read More »

United States beats Canada for first women's hockey gold since 1998

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The two teams have meant an unprecedented 5 times in the gold medal match out of the 6 Olympiads since women's hockey enter the games in 1998. "It just hurt", Larocque said. "You work so hard". Added Canada coach Laura Schuler: "There's not a lot of words that can describe how you feel. It's what we expected: back and forth hockey ". Read More »

Broward Sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles on school grounds

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When asked about the motive behind the shooting, Israel replied, "Pure evil, pure evil". According to the Herald, the sheriff's office is reviewing whether deputies' response was adequate - including whether an armed officer assigned to the sprawling campus did enough. Read More »

UEFA rejects PSG appeal over Rabiot's Real Madrid booking

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Real Madrid overcame the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and other regular starters Wednesday, coming from behind to defeat Leganes 3-1 Wednesday in a Spanish league match postponed from a year ago. The Spanish giants have won their last four games in a row - including a 3-1 Champions League last-16 first-leg win against Paris St-Germain - and have scored 16 goals in the process. Read More »