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Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva admits anti-doping violation: CAS

Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva admits anti-doping violation: CAS The Russian bobsleigh federation and the Russian Olympic delegation were quick to distance themselves from Sergeeva after they announced she had tested positive for a banned drug. Competing under the OAR banner means the athletes must hear the Olympic anthem rather than the Russian anthem if they win a gold, and may be unable to carry the Russian flag at the closing ceremony this weekend. [Full Article...]

Norway's Bjoergen equals Winter Olympics medal record of 13 in PyeongChang

Norway's Bjoergen equals Winter Olympics medal record of 13 in PyeongChang Wearing an Iron Man-style helmet and red race suit, the 23-year old rocketed past the finish line at over 125 kilometers per hour, winning by a whopping one-point-63 seconds over silver medalist Nikita Tregubov, an Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Tiger Makes His Long-Awaited Return To The Honda Classic

Tiger Makes His Long-Awaited Return To The Honda Classic Aside from the handsome prize money available, the top 50 players in the Official World Golf Rankings will automatically qualify for the WGC-Mexico Championship next week, where plenty more riches are up for grabs. Rory McIlroyIf Fowler goes number one in your snake draft, McIlroy will likely go next. Rory McIlroy (+1000) is also a past victor, and has been playing a lot recently. [Full Article...]

Overheard threat helps foil California school shooting plot

Overheard threat helps foil California school shooting plot Officers found two AR-15 assault rifles - the same weapon allegedly used by Parkland gunman Nikolas Cruz last week - along with two handguns and 90 high-capacity ammunition magazines. One of the AR-15 rifles was registered to the older brother, but the other was unregistered, 'which in California is a felony, ' McDonnell said. That student's house was searched, but nothing was found, according t... [Full Article...]

Kawhi Leonard has been medically cleared, is choosing not to play

Kawhi Leonard has been medically cleared, is choosing not to play The San Antonio Spurs have been without Kawhi Leonard for basically all of the 2017-18 season. San Antonio's head coach said he would be "surprised" if Leonard is back this season. The nine-year veteran also has played for Indiana, Golden State and Utah and was on the Warriors' team that won the 2015 National Basketball Association title. [Full Article...]

Convicted Sikh extremist invited to Trudeau dinner during India trip

Convicted Sikh extremist invited to Trudeau dinner during India trip Trudeau's India visit plunged into controversy over the dinner invitation to Atwal by the Canadian High Commissioner to India. Meanwhile, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau Thursday said the matter of invitation extended to Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal for a dinner hosted by Canadian High Commissioner is being taken extremely seriously. [Full Article...]

United States skiers Jessie Diggins, Kikkan Randall stun field for historic cross-country gold

United States skiers Jessie Diggins, Kikkan Randall stun field for historic cross-country gold Diggins, in an wonderful run, came from the third position on the final lap to pass Norway's Maiken Caspersen Falla on the last big downhill and Sweden's Stina Nilsson on the final sprint to win by less than two-tenths of a second. It is just the second Olympic cross-country medal won by an American. The Americans posted the fastest time in the semifinals to start on the front row in the final... [Full Article...]

Porsche 911 GT3 RS gets official ahead of Geneva unveil

Porsche 911 GT3 RS gets official ahead of Geneva unveil Porsche promises a more exciting drive from the GT3 than before and says that the car's engine management system is new, with even more immediate response from the already sharp accelerator pedal. Torque , when compared with the turbo engines of lesser 911s, is relatively low at 346 lb-ft, but that doesn't really matter. Preuninger also told me his team spent a lot of time recalibrating the... [Full Article...]

United States trounces Slovakia to secure spot in quarterfinals against Czech Republic

United States trounces Slovakia to secure spot in quarterfinals against Czech Republic GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Ryan Zapolski was more anxious about losing the sensation in his hands and feet than carrying the pressure of the United States' Olympic medal hopes on his shoulders. So I was just trying to keep my confidence and know that I just have to play the same way". College kids again led the way for the US, which scored more against Slovakia then it did in all three prel... [Full Article...]

'Highway robbery': Dennis Smith Jr. not happy about low dunk contest score

'Highway robbery': Dennis Smith Jr. not happy about low dunk contest score In the first round, Mitchell brought out a another basket to complete the set up of his first dunk. "Yeah Dr. J held back, he held back", Nance Jr. Mitchell won the glamour event during All-Star Saturday night by wearing a Vince Carter throwback jersey and executing a reverse, spinning 360-degree windmill dunk. [Full Article...]

TL;DR: Nervy New Zealand qualify for final despite loss

TL;DR: Nervy New Zealand qualify for final despite loss With three defeats so far, captain Eoin Morgan knows his side need to win by likely around 20 runs or successfully chase a target with two to three overs to spare in order to overtake the now second-placed co-hosts on net run rate. New Zealand's move to shore up the batting also paid off as former Hong Kong worldwide Mark Chapman made a useful cameo of 20 off 13 on his New Zealand debut. [Full Article...]

West Brom 1-2 Southampton: Three key takeaways

West Brom 1-2 Southampton: Three key takeaways West Brom plays Southampton in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Saturday. Alan Pardew will make a decision on the West Brom captaincy this week and vowed he is the right man to stave off relegation. The driver said he was outside the vehicle at the time it was stolen. "Maybe in the future, if the managers and referee agree after the first game we can go to penalties, we can finish the... [Full Article...]

Red Bull Reveals 2018 Formula One Car

Red Bull Reveals 2018 Formula One Car This has translated to an earlier auto launch than in previous years, when the team has been "aggressively late" in delivering its new package. DANIEL Ricciardo's next Red Bull Formula 1 racer was uncovered overnight, ready to hunt for Formula 1 World Championship victory in the Aussie's pivotal 2018 season . [Full Article...]

JD Martinez set to add big bat into Red Sox lineup

JD Martinez set to add big bat into Red Sox lineup SARASOTA, Fla. - A person familiar with the negotiations says pitcher Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract. Martinez had a big half-season with Arizona past year after being traded from Detroit , and the Diamondbacks were hopeful they could work out some sort of agreement to bring him back. [Full Article...]

NBA All-Star Friday night: Canadians not named Bieber win big

NBA All-Star Friday night: Canadians not named Bieber win big And the Australian was not the only one to do his country proud as Serbia's Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 26 points and drained seven-of-13 three-pointers while his Sacramento Kings team-mate Buddy Hield tallied a team-high 29 points at the Staples Centre arena. [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics Hits New Low for Second Straight Night

Winter Olympics Hits New Low for Second Straight Night Prime-time viewing of this year's Olympics is down 7% to 22.6 million when looking at all NBC platforms - NBC Television Network, sport cable network NBCSN, and viewing from NBC's digital platforms - from Sochi Winter Olympics 24.3 million. [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli thanks wife Anushka Sharma for his rich form

Virat Kohli thanks wife Anushka Sharma for his rich form I get to captain my country. "If I do well in these three games, then I'm certain I can make an ODI return too". "You spoke of intensity". "You want to lead from the front with your performances", said Kohli. Despite being opponents, both Indian and South African teams are friends off the field. "Bumrah is a world-class operator across all formats". You can't imagine the first Test in ... [Full Article...]

Humble Hull City exit FA Cup

Humble Hull City exit FA Cup Now we have to prepare for the game against Barcelona ", he said . In any case, Bakayoko's out for Barcelona, which does leave Conte with three able-bodied first-team midfielders, both of whom started on Friday (though Fàbregas was withdrawn with 30 minutes to go). [Full Article...]

Penn State vs. Ohio State - 2/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Penn State vs. Ohio State - 2/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction But we're not here to talk about football. Sophomore guard Tony Carr , he of buzzer-beater fame to lift the Lions to their first win of the year over OSU back in January, scored 30 in this victory, while Mike Watkins had 11 points and 10 rebounds to net a double-double. [Full Article...]

'Toy Story' is coming to life at Disney World this summer

'Toy Story' is coming to life at Disney World this summer Woody's Lunch Box - The final attraction that visitors will get to experience is a restaurant that matches the wild-west theme of Sheriff Woody. Due to the theme park rights for Marvel characters being owned by Universal Studios, the various Disney Parks haven't been able to fully take advantage of their various superheroes. [Full Article...]


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