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Sport Below-par Greg Rutherford has World Indoor Championships
Author: 0 Below-par Greg Rutherford has World Indoor Championships

Genzebe Dibaba, who made her mark on the indoor track at Arena Birmingham in February 2014 when he demolished Meseret Defar's two mile world best with a 9:00.48 performance, remains the favourite in this event. Germany's Mateusz Przybylko took bronze. Hopefully myself and the high jumpers can put on a show and work the crowd. Muir is missing the Commonwealth Games to concentrate on her exams.

Sport Red Sox pitch Jersey Street to replace Yawkey
Author: 0 Red Sox pitch Jersey Street to replace Yawkey

The Sox petitioned the Boston Public Improvement Commission to request that Yawkey Way become Jersey Street, by which it was originally known. "We urge the commission to consider all the facts concerning Tom Yawkey's ownership of the Red Sox and the sweep of his life", the foundation said.

Sport Which airlines have canceled flights today?
Author: 0 Which airlines have canceled flights today?

American Airlines is allowing customers flying through London's Gatwick and Heathrow airports through March 4 to rebook through March 21 between the same city pair in the same cabin (or pay the difference). "We are doing everything we can to re-accommodate affected customers and minimise disruption to their travel plans and we apologise for any inconvenience caused by these disruptions which are entirely outside of our control".

Sport Marsh, Starc star as Aussies take control
Author: 0 Marsh, Starc star as Aussies take control

Mitchell Starc (5 for 34) brought back the awful memories of his forerunner Mitchell Johnson from the 2013-14 tour of South Africa to bowl Australia to a 189-run lead in the first Test at Durban . Tim Paine was out to Maharaj to end the session. Australia will play South Africa and Sony Ten Network have the rights. The home team had no TV reviews to overturn the decision after using them both early on.

Author: 0 Have some Arsenal players already given up?

However, Wenger once again finds himself vilified by Arsenal fans after the Gunners slumped to sixth place, crashed out of the FA Cup at Nottingham Forest and succumbed to a tame League Cup final loss against Manchester City on Sunday. It's been 13 years since Wenger and Arsenal last lifted the Premier League trophy and in the intervening time they have finished runners-up just twice - most recently in 2015/16 when neither they or Tottenham could capitalise on dire campaigns for ...

Sport Roger Federer creates history [Full list of winners]
Author: 0 Roger Federer creates history [Full list of winners]

He said: "It's great to be here, I always get star-struck by the greats like Roger Federer , who is a huge hero of mine for example". The 36-year-old Swiss maestro picked two trophies at the award ceremony in Monaco on Tuesday to create a milestone.

Sport Video referee technology approved for 2018 football World Cup
Author: 0 Video referee technology approved for 2018 football World Cup

The system was described as "comical" and "embarrassing" after Tottenham's 6-1 FA Cup win over Rochdale on Wednesday, when a goal was disallowed and a converted penalty overturned. "The evidence and learning provided by the trials will inform further discussions with our clubs later this season". "We will hope and encourage the council to take a favourable decision", Infantino said, voicing confidence that VAR will secure final approval.

Author: 0 Conte salutes "unstoppable" leaders Man City

Conte insisted that Chelsea hired a "winner" when they appointed him ahead of the 2016/17 campaign. Both involved managers in their debut season, Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte , respectively, and both depended upon the use of a formation that was, at the time, relatively unusual to the English top-flight.

Sport Crystal Palace vs Tottenham, Premier League
Author: 0 Crystal Palace vs Tottenham, Premier League

They offered little going forward, but by getting bodies behind the ball, the home side halted a succession of Tottenham attacking moves, leaving Kane frustrated at the lack of opportunities to come his way. After five league games without a win, Palace are above the relegation places only on goal difference. Kane looked certain to score in the ninth minute - unmarked and from close range, the master marksman took aim, but his scooped shot was blocked by Palace keeper Wayne Hennesey.

Sport Usain Bolt playing in soccer match at Old Trafford
Author: 0 Usain Bolt playing in soccer match at Old Trafford

Usain Bolt has revealed which football team he has signed for after announcing he will play at Soccer Aid 2018 at Old Trafford. SOCCER Aid is returning this year, and it promises to be bigger and better. Usain is one of the most famous athletes in the world - even though he announced his retirement from athletics past year. "Reclaiming the title for England this year is going to taste so much sweeter with Usain leading the Soccer Aid World XI".

Sport Team spirit key in moving forwards, says Mane
Author: 0 Team spirit key in moving forwards, says Mane

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's search for a new keeper seems to be coming to an end after Real Madrid's Keylor Navas told team-mates he wanted to move to Anfield. We can not convince them with money, we have to do it with the football. I think we have improved a lot in the past few months. We are in constant talks, but our first job is to create something that everybody wants to be part of,"he continued".

Sport All athletes in 400m indoor heat disqualified
Author: 0 All athletes in 400m indoor heat disqualified

Qatari sprinter Abdalelah Haroun, who won bronze at the London World Championships past year and was tipped for the gold medal by many, was the first to go after he was given a red card having inched out of the blocks a split-second early.

Sport NFL Combine: Which offensive lineman ran fastest on Friday?
Author: 0 NFL Combine: Which offensive lineman ran fastest on Friday?

There isn't a whole lot of actual football happening at the combine, and that can partially be attributed to the fact that participants - there are typically more than 300 college football standouts invited - conduct most of their drills in shorts and cutoffs.

Sport United's Mata happy to fight for his place after Sanchez arrival
Author: 0 United's Mata happy to fight for his place after Sanchez arrival

Alexis Sanchez's Manchester United career may still be in its early days but it's safe to say the Chilean has hardly hit the ground running. Reports in Chile suggest that Manchester United "regret" signing Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal during the January window ( via The Mirror ).

Sport KGNS News Today talks about the Oscars
Author: 0 KGNS News Today talks about the Oscars

Not particularly insightful, we think you will agree. If you're black and want recognition from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, your film most likely follows a very distinct formula. McDormand, in a landslide. That film, Her , received almost $2.5 million in incentives. As a grieving mother, seething with anger and seeking accountability for her daughter's rape and murder, Mildred exhibits the resolve and fearlessness that can be counted upon in, say, nearly any role ...

Sport Nadal withdraws from Indian Wells
Author: 0 Nadal withdraws from Indian Wells

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the Indian Wells and Miami Open tournaments after aggravating the leg injury that forced him out of the Australian Open in January, the Spanish world number two said on Friday. The springtime Masters 1000 swing suffered a major setback as world No. 2 Rafael Nadal pulled out of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells and the Miami Open with an ongoing right hip injury.

Author: 0 Theresa May faces Brussels showdown over its Irish border plans

The European Commission published a 120-page draft withdrawal agreement on Wednesday, which envisages Northern Ireland remaining in the Customs' Union, even if Great Britain leaves. "It is for all of us to work together". Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said it was up to May and the DUP to come up with their own solutions if they did not like it.

Sport Sam Allardyce rubbishes Everton exit talk amid speculation
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce rubbishes Everton exit talk amid speculation

Former Watford boss Marco Silva was Everton owner Farhad Moshiri's first choice when Koeman was dismissed and is now out of work. The difference is we aren't good enough away but good enough at home, if we beat Burnley we're level with them on points.

Sport Stephen Curry: Leaves game with ankle injury
Author: 0 Stephen Curry: Leaves game with ankle injury

Glass was all shattered all over the room. In an Instagram video, Curry said he's wearing the special Curry 4 sneakers to support the "My Brother's Keeper Alliance in supporting young men and boys of color in their pursuit of higher success in life".

Sport Barkley, Mayfield impress at National Football League combine
Author: 0 Barkley, Mayfield impress at National Football League combine

Entering the draft, there are concerns about Mayfield's height - he's listed at 6-foot-1, but may be an inch or two shorter - and also questions about his character. You're not going to see any of the BS you saw in college. I love the game. When I talk about planting the flag against Ohio State, I talk about the fact that was an emotional win, it was one we worked for over a year for after they embarrassed us at our home stadium.

Sport Packers working to extend QB Rodgers
Author: 0 Packers working to extend QB Rodgers

General manager Brian Gutekunst, executive vice president Russ Ball and team president Mark Murphy have been involved in the process of finalizing a new deal. While I wouldn't go as far as calling all of them potential starters, the talent is there for them to make an impact on occasion. The 34-year-old Rodgers has publicly said that he'd like to play until he's at least 40 years of age.

Sport Rams trading LB Robert Quinn to Dolphins
Author: 0 Rams trading LB Robert Quinn to Dolphins

Quinn has $22 million over two years left on his current contract that the Dolphins will have to absorb. He has 62.5 sacks for his career. With the Dolphins, he'll be on the defensive line with Cameron Wake and Ndamukong Suh , giving Miami a boost to an already-strong group.

Sport Cowboys Draft Chat: Why the NFL Combine is important
Author: 0 Cowboys Draft Chat: Why the NFL Combine is important

These two were a productive tandem for years at Georgia so they will probably go through the Combine process tied at the hip but looking to create their own paths in the NFL . I do think there's some good offensive linemen. The Bills should get some clarity this week in Indianapolis as they begin conversations with other teams, agents and prospects in an attempt to put their offseason plan into action.

Sport Wisconsin, Michigan hang on to advance in Big Ten tourney
Author: 0 Wisconsin, Michigan hang on to advance in Big Ten tourney

Carr has led the way for the Nittany Lions all year, leading the conference in scoring at 20 points per game. The Nittany Lions needed to hit from the outside with sophomore center Mike Watkins sidelined with a lower body injury. Liam O'Reilly hit a contested off-balance 3-pointer with 4.1 to go but Bjorn Broman added two more at the stripe. "They stayed in the zone". Pat Andree's basket 20 seconds in marked Lehigh's only lead before Mahoney got Boston U (15-15) started with a layup and ...

Sport Pete Carroll offers scouting report on Yankees' Russell Wilson
Author: 0 Pete Carroll offers scouting report on Yankees' Russell Wilson

He's extraordinarily dedicated to doing everything he can to be right. "I don't think there is anything wrong with that, at all". He took an aggressive cut at the first pitch, fouling back a high fastball, before taking a breaking ball for a called strike and watching a couple of pitches in the dirt to work a 2-2 count.

Sport Team USA Athletes To Keep Following After 2018 Olympics
Author: 0 Team USA Athletes To Keep Following After 2018 Olympics

The team's homecoming kicks off today, Monday, Feb. 26 as the USA women make their first stop n Los Angeles to tape an appearance on the television show " Ellen ", to be screened Tuesday, Feb. South Korea's retail giant Shinsegae said Friday it will provide 240 million won (US$222,000) in rewards to the country's curling team that participated in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

Sport Luka Modric facing perjury charges following testimony on Tottenham transfer
Author: 0 Luka Modric facing perjury charges following testimony on Tottenham transfer

Local media identified him as Modric. As noted by BBC , authorities have accused Modric of lying about details of his transfer from Zagreb to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007. "In nearly 20 years, Modric has shown himself as a character... who is extremely responsible in his relationship with team-mates, obligations to the national team and the Croatian state, whose play in the national team and clubs has played a significant role in the sporting world".

Sport Jacob Moore Becomes 1st Male Gymnast to File Suit Against Larry Nassar
Author: 0 Jacob Moore Becomes 1st Male Gymnast to File Suit Against Larry Nassar

Raisman said she initially felt she was receiving medically necessary treatment by Nassar before realizing it was abuse. The filing alleges negligence by the USOC and USA Gymnastics for failing to make sure appropriate protocols were followed in regard to monitoring Nassar, who is named as a co-defendant in the lawsuit .

Sport Liverpool keen on Mario Lemina
Author: 0 Liverpool keen on Mario Lemina

It is widely expected that Emre Can will move to Juventus in the summer. And French outlet L'Equipe claim Liverpool are looking at Lemina in view to a potential transfer. Mary's. Lemina has so far represented Lorient, Marseille, Juventus and Southampton , making 105 top flight appearances. Southampton are in serious danger of being relegated to the Championship this season and if this does happen, Lemina is likely to be on the move.

Sport Cavaliers suspended JR Smith for throwing bowl of soup at assistant coach
Author: 0 Cavaliers suspended JR Smith for throwing bowl of soup at assistant coach

Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith (5) drives past Houston Rockets' Luc Mbah a Moute (12) in the first half of a game February 3 in Cleveland. He is expected to miss tonight's game against the Philadelphia 76ers . Smith is averaging 8.3 points and 1.9 assists in 59 games (56 starts) this season. Where did Smith even get soup at shootaround on Thursday? Smith has had a decent stretch in February, scoring in double figures in six of his 10 games - but recently has seen a slump, shooting a ...

Sport Tim Sherwood backs Liverpool to challenge for Premier League title
Author: 0 Tim Sherwood backs Liverpool to challenge for Premier League title

The prize of staying in the Premier League and the bonuses managers get when they achieve that relatively modest "success" is now damaging the game as most teams are simply trying not to lose rather than a win. "I think the performance against Manchester United showed that he now has them fighting as a team, as individuals and as a group". Ben Woodburn and Georginio Wijnaldum are suffering with illness and are doubts for the Newcastle game .

Sport Mario Balotelli in negotiations over Premier League, Serie A return - Raiola
Author: 0 Mario Balotelli in negotiations over Premier League, Serie A return - Raiola

Mario Balotelli is worth €100million and is set to return to Italy or England, according to his agent Mino Raiola . Mario is ready to come back to Italy. However, the 19-year-old Italy global instead signed a contract extension with the Serie A club, agreeing terms on a new four-year deal in July. Balotelli won six trophies with Inter Milan including the Champions League before moving to Manchester City in 2010, followed by two spells at AC Milan either side of an unsuccessful stint ...