• Marit Bjoergen of Norway becomes most decorated Winter Olympian of all time

    Marit Bjoergen of Norway becomes most decorated Winter Olympian of all time

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    At just 21, he may one day mount a challenge to Bjoergen's new record, although it will be many years before he or anyone else comes close to her benchmark. At 37 years, 333 days old, Bjoergen became the second-oldest Olympic champion in the event behind only Raisa Smetanina, who was 39 years, 354 days old when she claimed gold in 1992.
  • Antonio Conte: We were 'very close to the ideal game'

    Antonio Conte: We were 'very close to the ideal game'

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    He was pumping his fists with joy midway through the second half as Hazard teased the Barca defence and fed Willian who engineered a yard of space before firing a low right-foot shot inside the left-hand post. Liverpool beat Porto 5-0, Manchester City defeated Basel 4-0, Tottenham drew 2-2 at Juventus and Manchester United play away at Sevilla on Wednesday, 21 February.
  • Team USA Hockey Eliminated By Czech Republic In Olympic Shootout Loss

    Team USA Hockey Eliminated By Czech Republic In Olympic Shootout Loss

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    Donato is one of just four US players to score at least five goals in a single Olympic tournament, joining Brian Rolston (seven in 1994), John LeClair (six in 2002) and Phil Kessel (five in 2014). A controversial slashing penalty gave the US a man advantage in the closing moments of regulation and the beginning of overtime, but they were unable to capitalize.
  • Preity Zinta molestation case: Mumbai Police files chargesheet against Ness Wadia

    Preity Zinta molestation case: Mumbai Police files chargesheet against Ness Wadia

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    The report alleged that Wadia had molested and intimidated Zinta at Wankhede stadium on 30 May the same year, during an Indian Premiere League (IPL) match. Goodenough, who was present at the scene, supported Zinta, and said that he had intervened when Wadia was abusing Zinta. Preity Zinta had lodged a complaint in the Marine Drive police station.
  • United States men qualify for Olympic curling semifinals; American women fall short

    United States men qualify for Olympic curling semifinals; American women fall short

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    Which means, unlike much of Team USA, the curling team is handling its business in the Winter Olympics . Just three days ago the United States' men's curling team looked dead in the water. The hot streak began against Canada - the reigning Olympic champions and favorites to take gold again in 2018. The Americans needed a ideal shot from skip John Shuster to win on the final rock.
  • Canada's Kaillie Humphries and Phylicia George win bobsleigh bronze

    Canada's Kaillie Humphries and Phylicia George win bobsleigh bronze

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    Germany's Mariama Lamanka took the gold by less than a tenth of a second over American Elana Meyers Taylor, 3:22.45 to 3:22.52. Toronto's George put her speed - she's made Olympic finals in the 100-metre hurdles - to good use here and the duo had the second-fastest start times on both runs.
  • Lindsey Vonn silences Donald Trump-supporting Twitter trolls

    Lindsey Vonn silences Donald Trump-supporting Twitter trolls

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    Of course I have been better during the season, also physically, but it is not any more a matter of how you feel, how many trainings you do", she said. The downhill course for Wednesday's race had 38 gates, with a vertical drop of 2,395 feet over a length of 9,104 feet. Most of us have been injured pretty severely and I'm so proud and happy to have been training with them.
  • Cavendish out of Abu Dhabi Tour following stage 1 crash

    Cavendish out of Abu Dhabi Tour following stage 1 crash

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    By all accounts, the race director's auto slowed suddenly as it led the peloton out of Madinat Zayed, the subsequent reaction in the peloton saw four riders, including the "Manx Missile", go down. "He got up and chased back to the peloton but had to abandon soon after". "The most important thing was to make sure that Cav got the care he needed.
  • Astros' Blue Chip Prospect Forrest Whitley Suspended For 50 Games

    Astros' Blue Chip Prospect Forrest Whitley Suspended For 50 Games

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    Whitley finished previous year at Double-A Corpus Christi, where he went without a decision in 2 starts, 4 appearances and 14 2/3 innings. A source told FOX San Antonio that Whitley was "out of state as a fan" to watch a college baseball game, and a friend gave him an "unknown stimulant" to help keep him awake for a long ride home.
  • Vonn wins bronze in Olympic downhill

    Vonn wins bronze in Olympic downhill

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    She knew immediately after her run that she was not going to win gold , and she was hoping her time would be good enough to get her the silver medal. It's made me a stronger person. "I knew I had it just over the last jump", Leman said. "I haven't changed my mind". Afterward a visibly emotional Vonn spoke about her grandfather, who passed away in November 2017: "I worked my butt off".
  • Shoulder injury takes Chris Lynn off the field

    Shoulder injury takes Chris Lynn off the field

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    During the final, Lynn sprinted to his left, reached for the ball with his right arm apparently in order to protect his troublesome left shoulder. Lynn will now fly back to Brisbane for an assessment on the shoulder, said Cricket Australia in a press release.
  • Willian out to beat Manchester United and 'friend' Mourinho

    Willian out to beat Manchester United and 'friend' Mourinho

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    Pogba is a much more attacking player with an vast range of passing and drive. Although Lindelof is new to English football and had some shaky moments early in the season, it is a surprise that he has not enjoyed more game time in recent weeks, with Eric Bailly out injured and Chris Smalling continuing to produce unconvincing performances.
  • Jim McElwain Offered Job on Michigan's Coaching Staff

    Jim McElwain Offered Job on Michigan's Coaching Staff

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    McElwain's tenure ended with a 22-12 record at Florida. Harbaugh's defenses had tremendous success against McElwain and his Florida teams, beating the Gators in the January 1, 2016 Citrus Bowl 41-7, and in 2017's season opener 33-17 in Dallas.
  • Zagitova shades Medvedeva in Olympic short programme

    Zagitova shades Medvedeva in Olympic short programme

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    Osmond competed in the short skate for Canada in the team event, earning gold in the process. Olympic figure skating gold medal contender Alina Zagitova was prevented from conducting a full training session today, after a doping officer interrupted the Russian's practice in PyeongChang.
  • Vonn's best chance at gold coming up in Olympic downhill

    Vonn's best chance at gold coming up in Olympic downhill

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    Lindsey Vonn fell short of another Olympic gold as she claimed the bronze medal in the final Olympic downhill of her career. Goggia clocked a competition-best time of one minute and 39.22 seconds, becoming the first Italian victor of the women's downhill event.