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Sport Tottenham boss Pochettino: Don't pressure Lucas Moura
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Other notable absentees are Niall Canavan and Keith Keane, who are long-term absentees for the club. Mauricio Pochettino will look to change the starting team against Rochdale , in the process giving valuable rest to key players. Tottenham star striker Harry Kane , who has already scored 33 goals in all competitions, is a doubt with an ankle problem while Brazilian winger Lucas Moura is expected to make his full debut following his £25 million move from Paris Saint-Germain last month.

Sport Chicago fans ejected following racist taunts at Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly
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An off-ice official sitting next to Pelly-Smith notified building security, and the fans were ejected. In October 2017, Smith-Pelly spoke out on the increasingly intertwining relationship between professional sports and race relations in the United States, opening up to The Washington Post about the difficulties visible minorities face in hockey as opposed to other sports.

Sport Arsenal Join Race To Sign RB Leipzig Striker Timo Werner
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The 21-year-old went on to score 21 goals and help the likes of Emil Fosberg, Dayot Upamecano, Naby Keita, and many others helped Leipzig to a shock second place finish in the Bundesliga. Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have also been touted as possible destinations for the German, but his current club remain determined to keep hold of him.

Sport Evans, Barry starting despite taxi incident
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First, there were allegations but now the players themselves have come out in open to accept their faults and have released a statement in regards to the incident. In the meantime, we would like to assure our supporters that this incident does not reflect the determination and resolve we possess to do all we can to recover a hard season", the official statement concluded.

Sport Live Cricket Score of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I
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Sri Lanka also claimed the tri-nation one-day trophy and took the test series 1-0 in its one-and-half-month long Bangladesh tour. Sri Lanka cruised to a 75-run victory over Bangladesh in Sylhet to wrap up a 2-0 triumph in the Twenty20 worldwide series .

Sport Conte agent issues surprising update on Chelsea future
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The next three games against Barcelona , Manchester United and Manchester City are massive for Chelsea and Conte. Giroud, who was a January signing from London rival Arsenal , scored his first goal for the Blues, Willian netted a brace, while Pedro was also on target.

Sport Braaten delivers slopestyle gold for Norway
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The 23-year-old Hidden Valley native earned scores of 59.00 and 69.00 in his first and second runs, respectively, at Phoenix Snow Park in Pyeongchang, South Korea . Sweden's Oscar Wester, who top-scored in qualifying with 95.40, was another medal candidate who failed to deliver a clean run in the final. The bronze medal went to Canadian Alex Beaulieu-Marchand with a 92.40.

Sport Lindsey Vonn would like to compete against the men in skiing
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Ledecka has never finished on the podium in a World Cup ski event and could not hide her disbelief upon winning the Olympic gold medal, raising her hands to her head and carefully studying the electronic leaderboard several times. "I am overwhelmed", Hanyu said. It was an unexpected finish all around, and now Vonn has only the downhill left to win one final medal. Since she was 4 years old, Ledecka said she decided she would compete in snowboarding GS and skiing.

Sport Sam Querrey advances to New York Open semifinals
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At World No. 25, Mannarino remains the current highest-ranked player without an ATP World Tour title. Nishikori dropped out of the top 20 past year for the first time since 2014 following a wrist injury. I know it's my first time beating him and it feels good. Nishikori (AP) - beat Moldova's Radu Albot 4-6, 6-3, 6-1. The 28-year-old - who won this tournament four years in a row before it moved to NY from Memphis - will now play top seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the last four.

Sport Alpine skiing-American Ligety says finished in Pyeongchang
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That left him a very healthy 0.63sec ahead of closest rival Pinturault, Kristoffersen paying the price for a mistake to finish 10th, 1.31sec off the pace. He hasn't raced there since. He suffered a fall on his first day of training at the piste, ski run of compacted snow, similar to the competition course, but quickly adjusted in the coming days.

Sport Winter Olympics: Team GB's Elise Christie has no fears despite 500m fall
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The medal hopeful was stretchered off and taken to hospital after her crash in the 1500m semi-finals. "She has had an X-ray on her right ankle which has shown that there are no broken..." Dr Richard Hampton, the psychologist assigned to her since her first wipe-out over 500m, will surely be earning his keep.

Sport Irked with Budget, Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu demands justice from PM Modi
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The TDP chief's combative posturing comes amidst growing resentment within the party over the Centre's failure to meet the demands of the state. I'm ready for debate on how much other states got and how much we got. "Within no time people came on the road, which did not last long", he said. "There is no prop-er assistance from the Union government, as per the assurances given in the AP Reorganization Act".

Sport Ilkay Gundogan: 'Manchester City have plenty of things to improve'
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Both resounding wins enhanced the faith of punters that one of two well backed sides could win the tournament, prior to Tuesday night City attracted 24% of all bets in the Champions League winning market. Guardiola said: That's so important but we have to be focused and it's after Chelsea. Kevin De Bruyne was removed from the action early and Guardiola also eased Leroy Sane back into action as a second-half substitute following his rapid recovery from an ankle injury.

Sport Record-breaker Kohli leads India to another easy win over South Africa
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It's all about how I prepare before the game and what my work ethics are and how I am feeling on game day. He added, "Whether this is the biggest win or not, whoever is going to analyse and write, he will". The Harmanpreet Kaur-led side played with four debutants in the series-opener to test their pool ahead of the 2018 World T20, starting from November in the West Indies.

Sport Swansea boss Carvalhal explains pre-match Mawson injury
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Carvalhal was soon back in management with English Premier League club Swansea City unveiling the former Maritimo, Sporting Lisbon and Besiktas coach as their new manager just four days after he had left Hillsborough. "But it's the reality and we still have an opportunity to stay in the cup so it's nothing negative". "This was hard, Wednesday pressed us and made problems, we made changes but we have to give them credit".

Sport PyeongChang 2018: Lindsey Vonn 'chasing history' in South Korea
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Under clear blue skies, Czech Ledecka, running 26th, completed a flawless run to deliver one of the biggest upsets in Winter Olympics , stunning fans, her rivals, and even broadcasters who had already crowned Veith the victor. One said: 'Lindsey Vonn said she was going to boycott the White House visit. In other Winter Olympic sports where events are defined by their lengths, such as cross-country skiing and biathlon, the women's races are also nearly always significantly shorter.

Sport Management 'tiring' but Zidane not ready to leave Madrid just yet
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Just as they had done in the opening half, PSG responded in impressive fashion to conceding, Cavani finally getting his name on the scoresheet with a clever dink thanks to Javier Pastore's clinical through ball. "I believe the team had a good game against the best team in the world". Whether Benzema should still be included within that group is debateable, and all eyes will be on the teamsheet when Zidane's decision is announced.

Sport Hector Bellerin slams ArsenalFanTV at Oxford Union talk
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Bellerin has been with the Gunners since 2013 and has made over 100 appearances for the club. Bellerín labelled those those success depends on the club's failure as not being real fans , and this caused uproar within the Arsenal Fan TV community.

Sport Woods one-over in roller-coaster return to Riviera
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Woods used his putter to get it up the hill, some 15 feet by the pin, and he missed the par putt. You have to be creative, you have to be a shot maker, and I definitely see myself as that type of player. For the week, Woods hit only 16 of 36 greens, and while some of that can be attributed to playing from the rough, there were other issues. "You know, whoever's teeing off at 8:30 in the morning doesn't get that and can just go about his business and just do his thing".

Sport La Liga Recap: Barcelona win at Eibar ahead of Chelsea clash
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That would prove near enough the latter's final contribution and he gave Eibar's hopes of a comeback a blow when he punched a ball away in response to a refereeing decision, which earned him a second yellow card. Samuel Umtiti missed Barcelona's match against Getafe last week through suspension and is now available for selection, but Valverde could choose to rest the centre-back and call on replacement Yerry Mina to retain his position in the squad after impressing during his last ...

Sport Arsenal scout Napoli pair in RB Leipzig clash
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The German internartional, 21, has been prolific since moving to RB Leipzig , scoring 37 goals in 61 games. 'It would be a lie to say in England you'd not like to play for Manchester United or Manchester City'. I don't want to tie myself down. He also impressed in Germany's victorious campaign in the Confederations Cup last summer, and has earned 10 caps for his country, scoring seven times.

Sport Angela Merkel 'curious' about Britain's Brexit deal
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Three senior figures close to Brexit negotiations said the government had won agreement from Mark Carney , who as head of the Bank of England is responsible for macro-prudential regulation, and chancellor Philip Hammond , who is expected to endorse the idea in a speech next week.

Sport Trump points to missed signs in Parkland shooting
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Senator Murphy is a representative for CT, which was the scene of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which saw 20-year-old Adam Lanza shoot and kill 20 young students and six adult staff in 2012. A shooting at a high school in Florida on Wednesday that left at least 17 people dead has shocked the world, but it is far from the first . A student who survived this week's deadly Florida school shooting gave an impassioned speech at a gun control protest in Fort Lauderdale on ...

Sport Finland, US top men's ice hockey competition
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The Olympic athletes from Russian Federation team also suffered a surprise opening defeat as Slovakia's Peter Ceresnak scored the decisive goal in their 3-2 win. "I'm proud of the team and hopefully we can start looking to the next game and surprise somebody else". "We skate. We've got four lines that can play".

Sport Guptill breaks world record with stunning century
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Australia started its chase off well with David Warner (59) and D'Arcy Short (76) leading the way, but a flurry of wickets gave the home side hope as the overs ticked away. Guptill, the hard-hitting opener, has regained form after failing to score in the opening match of the series against Australia . If New Zealand win they will qualify for the final , but for England to qualify they will have to beat the Kiwis by a handsome margin.

Sport Big East showdown: No. 3 Villanova 95 tops No. 4 Xavier 79
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The Wildcats are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games following a straight up loss and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 road games. "Then curse under your breath". In addition to seeing its lead in the SEC cut to one game in the loss column, Auburn also has to account for the loss of McLemore moving forward. Third-ranked Villanova , which spent five weeks at No.

Sport Team USA Hockey Wins
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All it took to get the USA offense going was a Slovakia penalty that gave Terry and Donato some room to operate. Minnesota Wild prospect Kirill Kaprizov led the way Friday with a hat trick in an 8-2 rout of Slovenia as the Russians rebounded from a surprising 3-2 loss to Slovakia in their opener.

Sport How a snowboarder became a 'superhero' to win skiing gold
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The 22-year-old from the Czech Republic slowly looked around, seemingly in shock. Ledecka quickly garnered support from all across social media, most notably from United States Olympic swimmer Kadie Ledecky. "She had beaten me during a training session at Lake Louise and it was a surprise". When she was asked about the people who have told her to specialize in either skiing or snowboarding, Ledecka replied that if she were pressured to choose one sport, she would choose another coach, ...

Sport Baker Mayfield Would Love To Learn From Tom Brady
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Not to say that Mayfield will ever be as good as them, but it's a division that plays some of the toughest most rugged football in the entire NFL in the harshest and most brutal conditions imaginable. "You should draft me because I'm a victor", he said. One thing he's made clear since arriving in the national spotlight is he hates to lose. "Like I said, my biggest fear is failure, and so losing is failing", he said.

Sport Steve Nash, Jason Kidd headline 2018 Hall of Fame finalists
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The entire class will be unveiled during the NCAA Final Four in San Antonio. A two-time NBA Champion with the Boston Celtics in 2008 and the Miami Heat in 2013, Allen was a 10-time All-Star over 19 NBA seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, Celtics and Heat.

Sport Eric Hosmer leaves KC for 8-year deal with Padres
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The terms haven't yet been revealed but Hosmer will reportedly get an eight-year deal per Jon Morosi of MLB.com , including an opt-out clause after five seasons. Meanwhile, Scott Miller of Bleacher Report hears the deal is worth $144 million. In his seven years with the Royals, Hosmer had 127 homers, 566 RBI and finished with a.284 batting average.

Sport Krueger's silver ends USA speedskating medal drought
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Short track speed skater Samuel Girard took top spot in the men's 1000 metre event in Pyeongchang, finishing in a time of 1:24.650 in the final. After finding out the results, Girard hugged his coach Derrick Campbell before returning to the centre of the ice with a big smile.

Sport WVU trips up in Kansas
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The volume inside reached 119 decibels before the opening tip and stayed raucous throughout the game. "He has some things to become a good free-throw shooter (but) he has made a lot of positive strides". With Kansas constantly deploying weapons around the perimeter plus an occasional boost inside, the Jayhawks are never out of a game. KU closed on a 26-8 run in the last 7:22, turning a 61-51 Mountaineer lead into a 77-69 Kansas victory in Lawrence.

Sport What athletes had to say about Adam Rippon's dazzling Olympic skate
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The 28-year-old is thought to be the first openly gay athlete to compete for the U.S.at a Winter Games. "Just some really helpful advice from my mom on how to deal with my Olympic crush", Greisman joked. Ever so helpful, Field, 71, quoted the tweeted and mentioned Rippon's Twitter handle to get things moving. Plus, if Rippon sees this, he'll understand that moms are unbounded by the conventions of social media.