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Canadian Olympic Committee president says Russian Federation shouldn't get their flag back Canadian Olympic Committee president says Russian Federation shouldn't get their flag back
- February 25, 2018

Pozdnyakov said he had told the IOC executive board that his athletes had fully complied with a code of conduct that the IOC had set as a condition of restoring Russia's Olympic status, despite two Russian athletes failing doping tests at the Games. (more...)
Tiger Woods shoots up leaderboard at Honda Classic on US PGA Tour Tiger Woods shoots up leaderboard at Honda Classic on US PGA Tour
- February 25, 2018

Tiger Woods , who also played during the morning wave, is tied for 21st at even par . Woods, however, couldn't manage the same and after sending the Florida crowds into raptures by making the turn 1-under for the day and inside the top 10 he produced his worst swing of the day at the worst possible hole. (more...)
Canadian Trail: How Canada did today at the Olympics Canadian Trail: How Canada did today at the Olympics
- February 25, 2018

Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation will battle Germany for the right to be called Olympic champions on Saturday at 11:10 p.m ET. Toutant didn't land his final run, but he didn't need to. Sebastien Toutant became an Olympic gold medallist on Saturday for the very simple reason that he landed his snowboard tricks and many of his fellow competitors did not, but one could be forgiven for wondering if a little karma was also at play. (more...)
49ers were interested in Marcus Peters before he was traded to Rams 49ers were interested in Marcus Peters before he was traded to Rams
- February 24, 2018

The exact terms of the deal have not yet been revealed but NFL Network's Ian Rapoport claims the Chiefs were originally hoping to land Rams defensive end Robert Quinn and a draft pick as part of the deal. Peters then left the field without having been ejected, infamously returning a few minutes later without socks. He has a fifth-year option for $9.5 million in 2019 should LA choose to go that route. (more...)
Packers will have 12 picks in 2018 National Football League draft Packers will have 12 picks in 2018 National Football League draft
- February 24, 2018

They won't be adding to that total via compensatory picks this year. There are 32 teams and thus a maximum of 32 picks, essentially creating another round of the draft. Teams are eligible for compensatory draft choices if a team loses more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires the previous year. With the additions and departures of last offseason , Minnesota was granted the two picks off of two former first round selections in Peterson and Patterson. (more...)
Conor McGregor ready to make UFC comeback Conor McGregor ready to make UFC comeback
- February 24, 2018

Since boxing Floyd Mayweather in the squared circle in August 2017, McGregor's future has been a total mystery. "He's like a prostitute, used to make high-dollar money, but she got old and nobody wanted her anymore", Abdel-Aziz said . "Weather (sic) it be mma or boxing". McGregor and Diaz are 1-1 in their previous two bouts. This would see Diaz fight (and beat) Tyron Woodley and McGregor take on the victor of Ferguson-Khabib before resuming their hostilities in the Octagon. (more...)
Ferrari launches new F1 auto for 2018 season
- February 23, 2018

Technical director Mattia Binotto confirmed the new vehicle features a longer wheelbase than its predecessor as the team looks to extract more high-speed aero performance following a deficit to Mercedes' long-wheelbase W08 previous year. "We all like divas, but sometimes she was a bit hard to understand and this is the area where we worked the most, trying to understand and preserve the speed in the auto and find more driveability". (more...)
Diggins propels United States to first gold in cross country skiing history Diggins propels United States to first gold in cross country skiing history
- February 22, 2018

Team USA had been hoping that the cross-country drought would finally break; instead, it continued. Kikkan Randall plowed a lonely furrow in US cross country skiing for years, but her diligence was rewarded on Wednesday when relay team mate Jessica Diggins dug deep to deliver the gold she had dreamed of since her first Olympics in 2002. (more...)
Oxfam chief apologises for Oxfam chief apologises for "babies in cots" comment as more abuse reported
- February 22, 2018

The director of operations in the country admitted using sex workers in his charity-funded accommodation but was given a "phased and dignified exit" as long as he fully cooperated with the investigation, Oxfam said in the report. Goldring said: "We really want people to come forward wherever they are and whenever this happened". He said that Oxfam had spoken to as numerous women involved as it could trace, and none were under 18. (more...)
Australia beat New Zealand by 19 runs, here're records broken! Australia beat New Zealand by 19 runs, here're records broken!
- February 22, 2018

Ashton Agar was the star of the Australian bowling as he notched up his career-best T20 figures picking up three wickets for 27 runs. New Zealand won the toss and opted to bat first. "It's provided some wonderful moments for New Zealand cricket and the teams that we've been involved in, and when you throw that into the mix, it does make it enjoyable". (more...)
Canada's Brady Leman wins gold medal in men's skicross at Pyeongchang Games Canada's Brady Leman wins gold medal in men's skicross at Pyeongchang Games
- February 22, 2018

The United States has won its first Olympic gold medal in women's cross-country skiing, and Norwegian skier Marit Bjoergen has become the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time by taking bronze at the Pyeongchang Games. Interestingly, there was no French skier in the final, just four years on from a podium clean-sweep in Sochi. Leman, from Calgary, was in the four-man big final with Toronto's Kevin Drury . (more...)
Giroud, Willian on target as Chelsea thrash Hull City Giroud, Willian on target as Chelsea thrash Hull City
- February 22, 2018

The Blues definitely started how they meant to go on and after a sloppy Hull pass was seized upon by debutant Emerson Palmieri ; Willian did the rest with a lovely curling effort from the edge of the box on his weaker left foot. "But we played a good game at the end of a busy period". But Caballero read the Irishman's shot, saving well - his fifth penalty save from the past eight faced - before holding onto the rebound from Jackson Irvine. (more...)
West Brom footballers apologise for Barcelona fiasco West Brom footballers apologise for Barcelona fiasco
- February 21, 2018

A report from police in Barcelona said that the West Brom players were questioned after commandeering an unoccupied taxi to return to their hotel after leaving a fast-food place around 5.30 a.m. Pardew organised the short break to Barcelona before the Baggies made it through the FA Cup fourth round tie with Liverpool but the trip had to be cut short when Albion won at Anfield to set up a fifth-round clash with Southampton. (more...)
Buccaneers: Doug Martin has been released Buccaneers: Doug Martin has been released
- February 20, 2018

But then in 2015, Martin emerged as a star again, running for 1,402 yards and six touchdowns, making the Pro Bowl while being named to the NFL's All Pro Team. Martin's six years in Tampa were characterized by extreme highs and severe lows. In eight games, Martin had just 421 yards on 144 carries, averaging a dismal 2.9 yards per attempt. (more...)
What's Up With This Olympic Freeskier's Bizarrely Bad Halfpipe Run? What's Up With This Olympic Freeskier's Bizarrely Bad Halfpipe Run?
- February 20, 2018

The 33-year-old Harvard graduate proceeded to put on a mesmerizingly bad halfpipe run that included one basic trick, nearly no air and a last-place finish. As you'd imagine, plenty of legitimate (i.e. talented) Olympic athletes in South Korea are not exactly thrilled with Swaney making a mockery of the process and securing a "competitive" spot through technicalities. (more...)
McIlroy: I deserved more at Riviera McIlroy: I deserved more at Riviera
- February 20, 2018

He went on to miss the cut after shooting 72-76 over the first two days. Watson, who came into the day atop the leaderboard, held off a push from Kevin Na and Tony Finau, who each shot two under for the day but couldn't make up any ground on Watson. (more...)
NBA All-Stars 2018 NBA All-Stars 2018
- February 18, 2018

Following him in the scoring column was Kyle Kuzma (20) and Jayson Tatum (15), who also got in on the dunk fest when he threw down an extraordinary fastbreak windmill . And Team Lakers was anchored by Justin Bieber, Terrence Crawford, Tracy McGrady, Rachel DeMita, and Nate Robinson. Saturday's action will see the two teams to play Sunday's match in action in practice, apart from a host of other activities like the traditional Slam Dunk competition etc that have made the All Stars ... (more...)
No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC
- February 18, 2018

Auburn fell to SC, 84-75, on Saturday afternoon, but the loss is of little importance to the Tigers right now. McLemore could be heard screaming nearly immediately after the injury and was taken off the court on a stretcher. "What I seen, I just, I don't know what to say". "Unbelievable kid, I don't know him very well, but numerous people I know that know him well, the coaching staff - unbelievable young man. (more...)
Chelsea Need To Finish In The Top Four This Season- Eden Hazard Chelsea Need To Finish In The Top Four This Season- Eden Hazard
- February 16, 2018

The world's greatest ever players that we've seen, not just in the Premier League , are often flair players so as a defender, you think "I can leave one on them" or something like that, but you can't bully the best players. "We forget that he broke his ankle not that long ago and he came back into the game like nothing happened and went back to his level which says a lot about him as a man". (more...)
New Zealand beats England by 12 runs: Tri-series New Zealand beats England by 12 runs: Tri-series
- February 16, 2018

Alex Hales along with Dawid Malan provided some stability in the run chase and with a partnership of 65 runs where Hales played the role of aggressor as he took 20 runs of Boult's over to take England's score to 50 in 5 overs. After winning the toss, England made a decision to field first in the 4th T20I match of the Tri Series tournament. Another early wicket was elusive then and New Zealand's two best players were able to take the game away from the tourists. (more...)