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Transgender Wrestler Booed During Final in Texas

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Beggs' road to the championship last season included two forfeits in the regional tournament by wrestlers who feared injury. A debate erupted, with many feeling it was unfair for Beggs to be competing in the girls class, sparking further debates surrounding trans rights. Read More »

Lindsey Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes near South Korea's Olympic downhill ski course

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Vonn admitted it had come as no surprise that she struggled in the slalom of the combined given she does not even train the technical event to save her creaking knees. "Only slightly bummed I'm not skiing it today cause we have 4 girls who are ready to hammer down and I can't wait to watch! ". "And that's why I can't keep ski racing, you know?" Meanwhile, teammate Mikaela Shiffrin has shone bright in PyeongChang , gaining gold and silver in the giant slalom and combined respectively ... Read More »

Benitez delivers surprise verdict on Newcastle relegation battle after Bournemouth draw

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Asked how Shelvey was feeling, Benitez replied: "Everybody's disappointed, especially him because he knows that was a good chance". Howe, who received the manager of the month award for January following two wins against Arsenal and Chelsea and two draws against Brighton and West Brom in the league has challenged his side to start strongly in the future and stop shipping early goals. Read More »

Arsenal v Manchester City

Arsenal missed the first decent chance of the game as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang saw his close range effort superbly saved by Claudio Bravo on the goal-line. Subs: B.Silva 7, Jesus 6, Foden n/a. Arsenal counter through Wilshere. Bravo nearly gifted Arsenal a way back into the game when, after 54 minutes, he missed his kick after a long ball forward from Bellerin but recovered to stave off the threat posed by the lurking Aubameyang. Read More »

Pyeongchang parties at Olympic closing ceremony

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Canada were third with 11 golds, while hosts South Korea are seventh. During the closing ceremony, chants of "Rossiya (Russia)" could be heard. The closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics is officially underway. Preceded by months of mounting tension between North and South Korea and the USA, the Games ended with a softening of relations between the two Korean countries, who competed under a united flag. Read More »

Winter Olympics: S. Korea target speed skating titles

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China took the silver medal while Canada claimed bronze behind them, and South Korea tailed off after a mid-race fall ended their chances of placing. He was encouraged by that despite it affecting the medal count. If it wasn't for Adam Rippon and the storyline of how he inspires America, there wouldn't be almost as much to talk about when it comes to figure skating. Read More »

Second Cop Killed in Kashmir terrorist attack

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Militants attacked constable Farooq Ahmed guarding senior separatist leader, Fazl Haq Qureshi in Soura area, injuring him seriously. Militants also reportedly decamped with Ahmad's service rifle, according to the report. He later succumbed to his injuries at a hospital. "Cases in both the incidents have been registered and investigation set in motion", the police spokesman added. Read More »

Militants kill 2 policemen in separate hit-and-run attacks, decamp with rifles

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He has been identified as Kultar Singh. In one more terror attack, terrorists attacked the police constable Farooq Ahmad Yatoo who was guarding a separatist leader Fazal Haq Qureshi at his residence in Bilal Colony Soura. A policeman, who was injured in firing by terrorists at Budgam's Charari Sharief , succumbed to his injuries on Sunday. Militants also decamped with the service rifle of the policeman. Read More »

Two Policemen martyred in terrorist attack in Kashmir

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Two policemen were killed in two separate militant attacks in Kashmir on Sunday. A policeman was killed on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district, after a group of suspected militants attacked a police post near the Charar-i-Sharief shrine, PTI reported. Read More »

Lazio director calms talk of Milinkovic-Savic exit

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The Serbian global has now always been linked with a move to Manchester United and it will be interesting to see if the move does indeed come to fruition in the summer transfer window. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly plotting a £80m move for Real Madrid and Manchester City target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. A tall powerful presence in midfield for Lazio , Milinkovic-Savic has taken his game to new heights this season, His 9 goals and 3 assists have helped Lazio challenge ... Read More »

Lee sends Koreans wild with first snowboarding medal

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The South Koreans got off to a quick start, scoring 3 points in the first end. The athletes marched together into the stadium, representing a record number of competitors at a Winter Games (2,920) and the highest percentage of women participating. Read More »

Gus Kenworthy calls out Ivanka Trump for attending the closing ceremony

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As the Winter Olympics come to an end (the closing ceremonies air tonight on NBC), Gus has taken the time to do some serious reflection about his experience over the past two weeks, while throwing some major shade in the process. But Kenworthy , who was filmed on live American TV kissing his boyfriend here, had a playful dig at Rippon, 28, the other openly gay athlete at the Winter Olympics. Read More »

Bruins Sign Forward Brian Gionta To One-Year, $700000 Contract

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Gionta appeared in all five games before the team was eliminated in the quarterfinals. Last season Gionta, 39, played all 82 games for the Buffalo Sabres , scoring 15 goals and 20 assists. The Rochester, New York native played alongside current Bruins assistant coach Jay Pandolfo with the 2002-03 Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils. Read More »

Team USA Won Its First Olympic Curling Gold Ever

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The win set up a gold medal game against the mighty Russians, who beat Czech Republic 3-0 in Friday's first semi-final. "We did not match their work ethic", Canada forward Derek Roy said. A pulsating encounter ended 2-2 after the game went to overtime and it was just a case of who could hold their nerve going into the penalty shoot-out. Read More »

Genie Bouchard reaches settlement in suit vs. USTA

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The terms of the settlement were confidential. The accident occurred after Bouchard had just played in a mixed doubles match and returned to the locker room at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens shortly after 10 p.m. The jury had assessed Bouchard's contributory negligence at 25 percent. In a statement later on Friday, the USTA said the matter "has reached an amicable conclusion for both parties" and added, "We also wish Ms. Read More »

Leafs acquire Tomas Plekanec from Canadiens

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You can't help but wonder if Toronto was partially compelled to make the move after the Pittsburgh Penguins landed center Derick Brassard in a three-team trade Saturday. Baun, meanwhile, has four goals and 16 points in 54 games with the AHL's Laval Rocket this season. He was originally drafted in the third round, 71st overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. Read More »

Steelers might be willing to deal WR Bryant

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That could very well include the very same Buffalo Bills squad that reportedly attempted to acquire Bryant from Pittsburgh last season. In 15 games, Bryant produced 50 receptions, 603 yards and 3 touchdowns this season. According to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler , the Bills "were trying to get involved last year" in a trade for Martavis Bryant . So with that, we chose to theorize about some potential teams that might be in the market for Bryant's services. Read More »

Canada mourns after coming up short in hockey, curling

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Then the ultimate indignity: Men's curling loses in the semifinals to ... wait, what, the United States? "Hugely disappointed", Koe said . "What more can you say?" Canada has long dominated both ice hockey and curling but a stunning string of Olympic defeats in the country's beloved sports at the Pyeongchang Games has left the nation in an unfamiliar state of mourning. Read More »

Bruins attempting to finalize trade for Rangers' Rick Nash

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A 2018 first-round draft pick, defense prospect Ryan Lindgren and forwards Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey are included in the package headed to NY. Per Pierre LeBrun of TSN , the Rangers will retain 50 percent of the approximately $1.7 million Nash is still owed this season. Read More »

He hasn't raised the bar - Wenger plays down Guardiola success

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When is the Carabao Cup final? "With that save I helped the team stay ahead and secure victory". But despite City's dominance this season, Guardiola will be eager to get his hands on a trophy, even if it would have been fourth on the list of his priorities when the campaign began. Read More »

Maple Leafs beat Bruins for ninth straight home win

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Matthews left with 1:06 remaining in the third period of the Maple Leafs' 4-3 shootout win against the New York Islanders at Air Canada Centre on Thursday night. Marchand tied the game back up when he scored his second of the night to make it 2-2. - As the B's trip nears a close - with Sunday's game marking the last of a five-game road swing - Jake DeBrusk finally tallied a much-deserved goal in Saturday's loss that he had always been working for. Read More »

India claim T20 series

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Just as the Proteas were beginning to rebuild their innings, Raina took out David Miller, who made 24. India's longest stint at the number-one position was from November 2009 to August 2011, when Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the captain. This time, they had 30 more runs to defend. The Indian team have a tough road ahead before the 2019 World Cup and the Indian captain has promised that the team will continue bettering themselves in future. Read More »

Toby Alderweireld doubtful for Tottenham's trip to Crystal Palace after training knock

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He has made 78 Premier League appearances for Spurs although he has been hampered with a hamstring injury this season and has not featured in the top flight since 28 October. And reports have suggested Spurs may now be open to selling Alderweireld after failing to agree terms on a contract renewal, with a number of rival clubs - including Manchester United and Real Madrid - apparently interested. Read More »

Mourinho's advice for McTominay

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Mourinho has been effusive in his praise of the youngster, who pipped Paul Pogba to a place in United's midfield for the goalless Champions League draw at Sevilla on Wednesday night. Scotland and England are both keen on McTominay, who was born in Lancaster to a Scottish father amid a tug-of-war over his worldwide allegiance. Despite being born in England, McTominay qualifies for Scotland through his grandparents, but he has so far resisted attempts to persuade him to pledge his allegiance ... Read More »

Rajinikanth's Kaala teaser to release on March 1, confirms producer Dhanush

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The film is Rajini's second collaboration with Ranjith, who delighted fans with Kabali in 2016. The film is about the life of a underworld slumlord hailing from Tamil Nadu and settled in Dharavi. The film's ensemble also includes Huma Quereshi, Nana Patekar, Samuthirakani as in important roles as well. With this, the release date of the megastar's another upcoming film 2.0 co-starring Akshay Kumar has been further pushed back. Read More »

Conte's father urges the Italian to rekindle his touchline antics

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Conte was seen stood emotionless on the side, watching his side dismantled by Javi Gracia's men, something that has been a regular occurrence for Chelsea this season as they fail to defend their Premier League title. A winning mentality, it doesn't mean you have to win every game. Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal could replace Chelsea manager Antonio Conte for an interim period if the Italian departs. Read More »

New Zealand beat England in first ODI, Taylor scores 18th ton

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The average score batting first at Seddon Park this decade is 283, but much could depend on whether the dew comes down - a year ago New Zealand chased 280 with time to spare against South Africa and earlier this season charged over the line against Pakistan by five wickets needing 263. Read More »

FBI's college basketball probe finds payments to top players

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According to emails from July of 2016 obtained by Yahoo from Christian Dawkins, an associate at sports agency ASM, Dawkins reached out to Martin about encouraging OG Anunoby and Thomas Bryant to sign with the agency when they left IU for the National Basketball Association. Read More »

Stark weather alert update from Met Éireann for serious snow

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They say they will convene their Severe Weather Co-ordination Group as necessary to make whatever preparations are needed in the coming days. Met Éireann have extended a week-long status yellow weather warning into next Saturday, 3 March, and warned of "persistent bands of snow from midweek" onwards. Read More »

Sean Miller not coaching tonight at Oregon

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The Wildcats are now ranked No. 14 in the AP Top 25 and are in first place in the PAC-12 Conference with a 12-3 record. Miller and the school issued dual statements , Miller saying he believes it is in the best interest of the team sit out and is confident he will be vindicated. Read More »

Salah nets again as Reds climb to second

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Liverpool's defence have been continually criticised this season when they've conceded goals, however, once again they've shown a string of good displays and kept three clean sheets from their last four games. I would say we are not second - it looks like this in the moment. Indeed, having taken nineteen points from their previous eight league matches, Liverpool had established themselves as the divisions form team. Read More »