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Author: 0 Russians lose late court bid to compete at Olympics

An is among the most decorated athletes from the Russian team who were seeking a last-minute entry to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics . That's why the CAS decision, which upheld the IOC's right to decide who could compete at its biannual party, was merely a brief respite in the never-ending war on doping.

Sport Antonio Conte comes out fighting at Chelsea news conference
Author: 0 Antonio Conte comes out fighting at Chelsea news conference

Chelsea backed their manager, who still has 18 months of his contract to run, during the January transfer window by bringing in defender Emerson Palmieri from Roma and France forward Olivier Giroud from Arsenal . So Conte wasn't happy that the club didn't sign Alexis Sanchez, VVD, Bonucci and Alex Sandro - players that would have certainly strengthened their core.

Sport Alpine skiing-Men's downhill postponed due to high winds
Author: 0 Alpine skiing-Men's downhill postponed due to high winds

High winds delayed the start of the second day's training for the men's downhill at the Winter Olympics on Friday, organisers said, in a foretaste of the adverse weather that could affect Sunday's competition. "A gale warning was issued and in some areas we heard that the temperature could go down as low as negative 25 Celsius, so the FIS and the organizing committee had a meeting 6 a.m.

Sport Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' movie to release 27 April
Author: 0 Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' movie to release 27 April

A stylish poster featuring Rajinikanth in a mass avatar has been released to announce the release date. Luca is also producing Rajini's "2.0" which was suppose to release on 14 April but due to some extended delays, release date of that film is being pushed to a yet unknown date.

Sport [Teams] Tottenham vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-Ups From Wembley
Author: 0 [Teams] Tottenham vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-Ups From Wembley

While Pochettino was unwilling to say whether Kane could dominate elsewhere, he believes the same could be said about some of the greatest players ever. " Harry Kane is not old-fashioned, he is the present and the future". I think we had the capacity to push them and create many, many chances, but it was an awesome game and I'm very pleased.

Sport Jose Mourinho still searching for first win at St James' Park
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho still searching for first win at St James' Park

The club, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, played down the significance of a 48.8 million pound non-cash accounting charge in the period after USA tax reforms took effect. That's what can happen against the top sides. "Are you asking me if I prefer three or four teams involved in the battle for the drop?" The two men have enjoyed a frosty relationship and have repeatedly butted heads during careers which have taken both to Spain and Italy as well as the Premier League.

Sport Real Madrid is favorite against PSG: Heynckes
Author: 0 Real Madrid is favorite against PSG: Heynckes

Whilst those links are still surfacing regarding Ronaldo; Madrid's desire to sign Neymar is growing. Lewandowski's agent, Cezary Kucharski, is an old acquaintance of the leaders of Real Madrid , and there have been several times that he has dropped by the Bernabeu or gone to different appointments with those in power at the club.

Sport Wearable tech at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games
Author: 0 Wearable tech at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

In more visible displays of dissatisfaction, far-right anti-North Korea groups burned pictures of Kim Jong-un. An inter-Korean summit would be the third of its kind, after Kim's father and predecessor Kim Jong Il met the South's Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun in 2000 and 2007 respectively, both of them in Pyongyang.

Sport Thomas trade positions Lakers to chase elite stars, says Magic Johnson
Author: 0 Thomas trade positions Lakers to chase elite stars, says Magic Johnson

That would hurt the team's flexibility in the future but also help the Lakers get to about $69.6 million in space, enough to sign James and George while keeping both Zubac and Bryant with an additional $4.4 million to spare. Randle has averaged a career-best 14.2 points and 7.4 rebounds per game on 55.4 percent shooting so far this season. "I don't want to stay where we are".

Sport How to Stream the 2018 Winter Olympics
Author: 0 How to Stream the 2018 Winter Olympics

Each Monday - Saturday at 4:30 p.m. on KING 5, we'll have stories on our local athletes and other features before NBC's primetime broadcast. "We're excited to partner with Uber to reach Olympic fans on the go", said Gary Zenkel, President, NBC Olympics and Business, NBC Sports Group.

Sport Batshuayi Scores Again as Resurgent Dortmund Goes Third
Author: 0 Batshuayi Scores Again as Resurgent Dortmund Goes Third

As promised, the Belgian celebrated with a somersault after scoring on his home debut. Michy Batshuayi scored his third goal in his second game for Borussia Dortmund , as Marco Reus returned from an eight-month injury lay-off, BBC reported.

Sport Lewandowski keen on Real Madrid switch
Author: 0 Lewandowski keen on Real Madrid switch

The Belgian global was on the cover of a major Spanish daily today, and that vanilla soundbite above may be grabbing the headlines right now in relation to this story, but the real substance, the true takeaway here, is what Hazard had to say about Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane .

Sport Ryan penalty save salvages point for Brighton
Author: 0 Ryan penalty save salvages point for Brighton

There was yet more drama to come, however, in injury time with Adam nearly scoring directly from the corner that followed and a goalbound Mame Diouf header being nodded off the line by Anthony Knockaert's acrobatic clearance. Brighton failed to get close enough to the Switzerland winger, whose precise effort found the bottom-left corner with Stoke's first shot on target. Then came the most controversial moment of the match as a fairly weak challenge from Stephens on Jesé Rodriguez Ruiz was ...

Sport Aguero Scores Four As Iheanacho, Ndidi Go Down With Leicester At City
Author: 0 Aguero Scores Four As Iheanacho, Ndidi Go Down With Leicester At City

Despite having the majority of possession in the half, Manchester City were failing to create much of anything in the middle. The Cityzens are in the running for Premier League , Champions League , FA Cup and Carabao Cup glory. "I think he needs to come back, to play and touch the ball", Puel said on Thursday. Manchester City on the other hand, seem to already have their pick of players , with John Stones and Aymeric Laporte both able and quality ball-playing defenders.

Sport Nassar transferred to prison in Arizona
Author: 0 Nassar transferred to prison in Arizona

Video was taken outside the high-security United States penitentiary in Tucson. Stretching back to 2016 more than 260 women and girls went to law enforcement and said that Nassar sexually abused them. Nassar was sentenced to 40-125 years in Eaton County on Monday, and 40-175 years in Ingham County last month. This week, Congress started an investigation into institutions that Nassar worked for, including USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University.

Sport Winter Olympics 2018: Red Gerard wins Team USA's first gold medal
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Red Gerard wins Team USA's first gold medal

Indeed, Gerard's third run was worthy of a holy s-. Mark McMorris overcame a whole lot more than nerves to win his second consecutive bronze medal. He was the only one to make the final full of Canadians and Norwegians, with both their full teams qualifying through. After falling on his first two runs, the 17-year-old Gerard was in 11th place.

Sport Aguero scores 4 as leader Man City thrashes Leicester 5-1
Author: 0 Aguero scores 4 as leader Man City thrashes Leicester 5-1

Aguero claimed four goals and De Bruyne a hat trick of assists as City beat the Foxes for the third time this season and created their biggest advantage at the top yet. The goal owed much to the exquisite vision and delivery of De Bruyne, which has become his trademark. "The second half, it helped a lot to score early and after that we controlled and had a good performance, especially Sergio ".

Author: 0 North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang

But the team suffered an 8-0 defeat by 2014 bronze medallists Switzerland. She is the first member of the North's longtime ruling family to visit the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. The growing number of apparently unintentional references to Pyongyang irked at least one Twitter user in Washington, DC, who tweeted: "The number of people mistakenly using #Pyongyang2018 to tweet about #PyeongChang2018 is not that surprising but nevertheless upsetting".

Sport Guard Marco Belinelli to sign with Philadelphia after clearing waivers
Author: 0 Guard Marco Belinelli to sign with Philadelphia after clearing waivers

The Atlanta Hawks waived guard Marco Belinelli on Friday following a buyout agreement that enables him to become a free agent, the team announced . Belinelli is a career 37.7 percent 3-point shooter, and is shooting slightly below that (37.2) this season. With a week until the All-Star break, the Warriors are last in the National Basketball Association with 2.1 three-pointers per game off the bench.

Sport Swansea boss Carvalhal delighted with Burnley: Everything so dark when I arrived
Author: 0 Swansea boss Carvalhal delighted with Burnley: Everything so dark when I arrived

The manager said afterwards: "When we arrived, we were deep in the ocean". I think the lads have done well, but it is taking its toll, so the next two weeks will be important, to see if we can get some of them back. "They follow 100% the strategy we create, very professional", the Portuguese told reporters after the game. We put all the meat in the barbecue, all the meat inside the grill, because we wish a lot to win the game.

Sport Gold Medalists Among 15 Russians To File Last-Minute Appeals At Sports Court
Author: 0 Gold Medalists Among 15 Russians To File Last-Minute Appeals At Sports Court

The applicants ask the court to "overturn the IOC decision and allow them to participate in these Games as Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation", according to the CAS statement. International Olympic Committee member and Court of Arbitration for Sport president John Coates delivered a report on recent activities by CAS on Wednesday.

Sport Patrick Chan needs one specific medal to satisfy Canada: Olympic gold
Author: 0 Patrick Chan needs one specific medal to satisfy Canada: Olympic gold

After all, the 2018 US Olympic Team is the most diverse winter team on record with 10 African Americans and 11 Asian Americans, according to the US Olympic Committee . The first medals of the 2018 Winter Olympics have been awarded. "It's a little bit shifted earlier", said Chen. Chen's artistry is not lacking either.

Sport Guardiola: I hope Mahrez plays against City
Author: 0 Guardiola: I hope Mahrez plays against City

Today we were there". We expect the game to end in a draw considering City's defence will have a makeshift left-back and a new signing in Laporte who will need some time to acclimatise to the Premier League . "I think Riyad is not available for Saturday's game", Puel told reporters at his pre-match press conference on Thursday. "The transfer window is finished and he put [things] right [with what] he said".

Sport IOC President carries Olympic flame ahead of Winter Games
Author: 0 IOC President carries Olympic flame ahead of Winter Games

Short track speed skater Semen Elistratov, an Olympic Athlete from Russia , dedicated his bronze medal in the 1500m on Saturday to the Russians who were barred from competing at the Pyeongchang Games. A Moscow branding agency has released a new line of patriotic sportswear for fans supporting Russia's neutral Winter Olympics team. The IOC reserved the right to the final word in regard to Russian athletes , who will go to PyeongChang under the neutral status.

Sport Joe Johnson to sign with Rockets following buyout with Kings
Author: 0 Joe Johnson to sign with Rockets following buyout with Kings

Sacramento has Vince Carter to mentor the younger players, so the Kings chose to part ways with Johnson. Johnson went on to find a lot of success in Atlanta and Brooklyn before bouncing around the last few years. According to ESPN Stats & Information, he is 39 3-pointers shy of becoming the ninth player in National Basketball Association history with 2,000. None of the three new additions are expected to crack the starting rotation, but all three players are likely to contribute off ...

Sport Carson Wentz announces engagement: 'Maddie and I both got us a ring'
Author: 0 Carson Wentz announces engagement: 'Maddie and I both got us a ring'

Can't wait to marry my best friend! Better yet, it looks like Wentz isn't the only one getting a ring this week after the Eagles quarterback chose to propose to the love of his life, Maddie. The couple appeared to be on a rooftop with the romantic mood set with fairy lights and a path lined with candles. The couple started dating previous year following Wentz's split from his high school sweetheart Melissa Ulrich.

Sport Sami Khedira Rates 'Complete Striker' Harry Kane Ahead of Higuain, Lewandowski
Author: 0 Sami Khedira Rates 'Complete Striker' Harry Kane Ahead of Higuain, Lewandowski

Kane has been in scintillating form this season with 31 goals in 30 games across all competitions. "I watched them a lot this year, against Liverpool and Arsenal ". Kane has finished top of the Premier League scoring charts in back-to-back seasons and is on course to doing so once again this time around. Kane has dazzled this season, the two-time reigning Premier League Golden Boot victor already scoring 22 goals in 2017-18.

Author: 0 South Korean president hosts lunch for delegation from the North

The President also saluted Nigerian Olympian, Simidele Adeagbo who had raised the bar as the first African female to compete in Skeleton at the Games, assuring the athletes that "Nigeria stands with them throughout the competition". "I have to be better than today", she said, when asked about how she feels about her upcoming matches against Japan and Sweden. Fred Warmbier, father of the late Otto Warmbier, an American student who was jailed in North Korea, was not in the box with Pence but ...

Sport Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is watching a joint Korean hockey team's historic first match against Switzerland at the Olympics with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. A renewed feud over the issue has frayed ties even as America's two key Asian allies confront the challenge of North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes.

Sport WEEI's Christian Fauria suspended for mocking agent Don Yee
Author: 0 WEEI's Christian Fauria suspended for mocking agent Don Yee

Time". According to his report, Brady was upset with the contract and planned to hold out until he received the same compensation from the Patriots . In a segment during the show, I impersonated agent Don Yee in an insensitive and regrettable way, " he said from his account @christianfauria . "Earlier today I made a awful attempt at humor", Fauria tweeted Friday.