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Sports PyeongChang 2018: Lindsey Vonn 'chasing history' in South Korea
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Vonn joked that she was happy she didn't finish fourth. "I made one mistake and that cost me a medal", she said. "I'd like to say a lot but I feel like right now is not the time because I need to focus on my races and thats whats most important to me right now", said Vonn, after clocking the fastest time in the first training run for Wednesdays prestigious downhill.

Sports Australia set T20 run chase record to beat NZ
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However, the efforts of New Zealand proved enough for them to reach the final of the tournament where they will face Australia while England miss out on the final because of an inferior net-run-rate. It will be the last match before the final of the series, and with New Zealand already having 2 points, a victory or a tie will take them straight to the finals.

Sports Winter Olympics: Elise Christie carried off on stretcher after crash
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Christie protested her innocence afterwards in claiming that she was taken out of the race, but with the officials taking no action against Van Kerkhof, she was left to rue another near-miss. "She wants to thank everyone for their support and the hospital staff who assessed her so quickly". Her six person semi-final was packed with talent, including the world record holder and home crowd favourite Choi Min Jeong, with only the top two advancing.

Sports India vs South Africa 1st T20, Big Oppurtunity for Suresh Raina
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And just like all doting wives, Anushka too expressed her happiness and elation after Virat did the country proud on the field through this Instagram post. However, this time, bolstered by terrific all-around performances led by skipper Kohli , who was adjudged the Man of the Series in the recently concluded ODI series, India will hope to thrash the hosts in the three-match series.

Sports Pep Guardiola says Manchester City's win over Basel was an 'amazing result'
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Liverpool had 55 per cent of the ball in Porto, Tottenham 67 per cent at Juventus and City nearly three-quarters of possession in Basle. However, the visitors soon settled and took the lead when Kevin De Bruyne swung City's fourth corner of the game in the direction of Gundogan, who powerfully glanced a header past Czech goalkeeper Thomas Vaclik.

Sports Proteas win toss, opt to bowl in 1st T20I
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OVER 1: BOOM! Rohit Sharma started in innings in style, hit a couple of sixes and a four off Dane Paterson. Manish Pandey, Jaydev Unadkat and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are playing today. Since the 2017 Champions Trophy, India have played 10 T20Is, winning seven of those matches. The Indians have a good record in the shortest format of cricket .

Sports Man City boss Guardiola demands more from fit-again Sane
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At a press conference , the 47-year-old told reporters: "It's good news". Despite injury troubles, with the likes of David Silva, Leroy Sane , Gabriel Jesus , Benjamin Mendy, Fabian Delph, both Guardiola and Manchester City have still managed to do perfectly well and have flourished this season.

Sports Owls and Swans set for FA Cup replay
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The Portuguese only left Hillsborough eight weeks ago by mutual consent but, in a classic twist of fixture fate, found himself back there with new club Swansea in the fifth round of the FA Cup . For all their improvement, shots on target remained rare for the Swans, with their next reasonable chance not arriving until the 71st minute, when Jordan Ayew shot straight at Dawson after good link-up play with Routledge.

Sports Ledecka claims surprise victory in women's super-G
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She wanted to win another Olympic medal in her long-awaited return to the Games. The 22-year-old, who is among the favourites in the parallel giant slalom snowboarding , could barely believe it herself. "I really like [the hill]", Vonn said at the time. "I'm really trying to win and do a good run every time, but I didn't really realise that this really can happen".

Sports Barcelona Ease Past 10-Man Eibar, Set Club Record
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The league leaders got off to a fine start when Luis Suarez latched onto Lionel Messi's stunning through ball in the 16th minute to give the away side an early advantage. We are facing a tie against a great team that won its league last season. Jose Luis Mendilibar was also sent to the stands on his 100th match in charge of the Basque outfit as matters started to boil over at a packed Ipurua.

Sports Locadia benefiting from 'competitive' Brighton - Hughton
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The last time Brighton and Coventry met at the Amex was in the Championship in November 2011. A home win in this division and two draws away from home is regarded for a club like ourselves as good form. Gordon Smith has the dubious honour of being the man, referred to in the famous radio commentary, who should have won the first game for Brighton. League Two Coventry may be 63 places below Brighton in the pyramid 31 years on, but Hughton knows only too well their fine FA Cup pedigree.

Sports Canada's Samuel Girard wins gold in men's 1000 metres
Author: 0 Canada's Samuel Girard wins gold in men's 1000 metres

Krueger was edged by Canadian Samuel Girard . Seo got up and kept going, but he was too far behind to catch the leaders. "I tried to protect my spot because I knew it was an easy moment for getting passed on the inside". One of the wipeouts took down medal contender Marianne St-Gelais of Canada in the 1,500 semifinals. Girard did that, staying ahead of the jockeying on the last two laps to win a gold medal for Canada.

Sports Ligue 1 Recap: PSG bounce back with comeback win over Strasbourg
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Their La Liga form has been pitiful-although it has gotten better in recent weeks- and are just fourth on the league table way off rivals and champions-elect Barcelona . "Sometimes they take advantage of a strong microphone, a player's career (we cannot call them an athlete, someone with at least questionable behaviour off the pitch) without much brilliance, always the shadow of others more talented, to distill their frustrations".

Sports Guptill's ton in vain as Aussies hammer WR chase
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Australia pulled off the highest run chase in a Twenty20 worldwide to claim a dramatic five-wicket victory in the tri-series clash in Auckland . Finally, batsmen mastered the backyard dimensions of Eden Park to exploit it for maximum effect as Australia triumphed over New Zealand by five wickets with seven balls to spare tonight in the Twenty20 tri-series.

Sports Adam Rippon Looks Back on His
Author: 0 Adam Rippon Looks Back on His "Dream Olympic Games"

His combined score put him in tenth place. WATCH: Adam Rippon on his Olympic debut: 'Can I just have a Xanax?' He said, "I think I've shown the world that I'm a fierce competitor". "I don't want my Olympic experience being about Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceSpace exploration is good for American jobs Trump approves Indiana Medicaid work requirements Democrat Manchin: Pence attacks prove "they don't want bipartisanship" in Trump admin MORE", he said, according to CNN .

Sports NFL Draft: Key strengths and weaknesses for Josh Rosen
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The former Penn State quarterback was a project, remains a project and may always be a project. In interviews, McCloughan compared Mayfield to a young Brett Favre and stated that free agent quarterback-another Browns possibility-in Kirk Cousins isn't special.

Sports Drivers slow down for Daytona 500 Media Day
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Unfortunately, there's not a whole lot you can do to the vehicle regarding adjustments at a superspeedway race . "There's also, I think, a big discrepancy amongst manufacturers", he said. With hardly any practice time , it was understandable that some (notably pole-sitter Alex Bowman , whose No. 88 Chevrolet was set up for qualifying speed instead of racing handling) decided discretion was the better part of valor.

Sports Shirtless Tongan Flagbearer Pita Taufatofua Considers 114th Place an Olympic Victory
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Winter Olympics skier Pita Taufatofua , also known as the shirtless Tongan flag bearer , finished in 114th place during the 15-kilometer freestyle cross-country skiing event, but he's walking away from the snow with a positive attitude. "I'd rather finish towards the end of the pack with all my friends than in the middle by myself. We fought together, we finished together". Of his goals at this year's Olympics, Taufatofua said that all he wanted to have was the chance to compete and ...

Sports PNB scam: Sebi begins probe
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Choksi is said to be Modi's uncle. Searches were conducted at 20 places in six cities, including offices, factories and residences, linked to Gitanjali and its directors, the police source said. "Price-wise, the way the stock of Gitanjali Gems has slipped and the kind of circuit that we are seeing, probably the sequence may continue for some days".

Sports Twins Acquire Jake Odorizzi from Rays
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What to make of the Rays designating Dickerson is definitely surprising, though 30-days termination pay is much cheaper than the $5.95 million they would have had to pay him. Odorizzi was drafted by Milwaukee 32nd overall in 2008. According to the Twins, his 3.71 ERA over the past three seasons ranks 12th in the American League among pitchers with at least 400 innings.

Sports Azubuike leads No. 13 Kansas past No. 20 West Virginia 77-69
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Mustapha Heron led four Auburn players in double figures with 16 points, but 10 of those came from the foul line as he was just 3-for-12 from the field. The two teams struggled shooting early on and were a combined 1-of-8 from the field at the 17:08 mark. In the last two games the Mountaineers have shot over 50% from the field by being more aggressive towards the basket.

Sports Eric Hosmer to sign with Padres, according to reports
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Hosmer slashed.318/.385/.498 in 2017 and banged out 25 home runs for a second consecutive season. A cornerstone of the Kansas City Royals' World Series runs is reportedly moving on. The 28-year-old lefty won both a Gold Glove and a Silver Slugger last season while playing in all 162 games. The signing will certainly speed up the Padres' rebuild.

Sports LeBron James And Kevin Durant Speak Out Against Donald Trump
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Going a step further, he said Trump is "someone who doesn't understand the people-and really don't give a [expletive] about the people ". While Ingraham's comments very clearly showed what she truly thinks about professional black athletes and their voices , it also speaks volumes that the only response she could muster was to tell them to "shut up" rather than counter their arguments with factual, intelligent points that prove Trump is actually a good leader.

Sports Complaint against hit song in Malayalam movie 'Oru Adaar Love'
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Despite overwhelming love from viewers, one controversy has reared its head to go against the seemingly harmless video of Varrier. The picture was captioned, "So many Valentines requests but I'm staying #SingleAsAPringle". "The song written by CMA Jabbar is sung during marriages and every celebration in Malabar region of North Kerala". "We will proceed based on their opinion..." The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action.

Sports Liverpool's Mohamed Salah: 'There is still more to come'
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The winger has been in sensational form for Jurgen Klopp's side this season, scoring 29 goals and contributing eight assists in all competitions. The Egypt worldwide has scored 22 goals in 26 Premier League appearances so far this season.

Sports Russian gold-medal favorites lose opening game to Slovakia
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Slovenia's Jan Mursak, a forward for Swedish side Frolunda, scored the equaliser with 97 seconds remaining in regulation time and netted the victor 38 seconds into over-time for a 3-2 comeback shocker over the Americans in group-stage play at Pyeongchang.

Sports Mourinho Wants Midfielder But Not To Replace Pogba
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French newspaper, L'Equipe, reported Pogba was unhappy under Mourinho's rule, and not content to be playing a more defensive role in midfield. The former Real Madrid boss, however, hit back at what he termed as "lies" regarding the France global.

Sports Russians up and running with big win over Slovenia
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Kovalchuk struck again 28 seconds into the third period, zipping a laser shot from the opposite circle for a 4-0 Russian edge. "I think our girls were nervous", she said after Saturday's practice at Kwandong. "They've got a really good group over there, but I'm really confident in our squad", forward Jordan Greenway said. "Obviously tomorrow we're expecting a better game and more competitive".

Sports George Groves takes points decision against Chris Eubank Jr
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In the third round, Eubank Jr sustained a deep cut over his right eye after a clash of heads during a punching exchange, but Eubank began to land more punches after a nervous start and his volume strikes began to come into play. The IBO champion was looking for the knockout in every exchange, and Groves was being presented with big targets to hit. Groves was frustrated that Eubank Jr falling to his knees was not counted as a knockdown but at the point it just appeared a matter of ...

Sports Half blitz sees Blues maul Hull
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Many around Stamford Bridge might say that's been long coming, but it didn't take long for the second goal to arrive. 'Good game, good performance. But his daisy-cutter inched wide of Marshall's goal. Both of Willian's strikes were from outside the area and came off passes by Giroud, who scored the fourth with a neat near-post finish from a cross by debutant Emerson Palmieri .

Sports Ice Hockey: Russians shut out USA men 4-0
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Russian goaltender Vasili Koshechkin allowed one goal off eight shots before being replaced after the second period by Ilya Sorokin, who made six saves off seven shots. His second came early in the second. The U.S. spent the rest of the second period unable to convert on a delayed-penalty chance and a couple of power plays.

Sports Women's ice hockey knockout round set with Canada on top
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Canada is 13-13-1 against the Czech Republic in Olympic and world championship play but has won the last five meetings and eight of the last 10. The game is responsible for the question: How the heck do you bench Wayne Gretzky in a shootout? This one's gone, we don't worry about it at all.

Sports Russians suffer Slovakia upset in Winter Games hockey opener
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United States coach Tony Granato and a handful of his players acknowledged that the Russian team - officially called Olympic Athletes From Russia as a effect of doping - will be coming in with extra motivation on Saturday after the Slovakians pulled out a 3-2 upset in their first game.

Sports Kings lead World past US in Rising Stars game
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Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 26 points and was selected as MVP and fellow Sacramento Kings rookie guard Buddy Hield had 29 for Team World. "But the World has been getting better". Friday night's contest will see a World Team going up against a U.S. Team and the live coverage from The STAPLES Center will be on TNT and streaming live online.

Sports NASCAR drivers explain why they're going to win the Daytona 500
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The remainder of the starting line-up is set based on how drivers finish in the Can-Am Duels Thursday night at the World Center of Racing. "If you look at the starting grid from the Daytona 500 five years ago and you look at it today, it's just wonderful how much the image of NASCAR has changed", said 2016 race victor Denny Hamlin , who will start second.