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Olympic Athletes Train For Competition With STRIVR

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USA athletes are able to take 360 videos of the course they'll be racing, and are able to ski that course over and over again, using Strivr's VR platform, when they get home. Since then, athletes have reported favorable reactions to VR for training purposes. Slopestyle skiers navigate a downhill course of rails and jumps and are scored on their tricks and abilities. Read More »

Real Madrid suffer humiliating Copa del Rey exit

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Karim Benzema equalised for Zinedine Zidane's troops two minutes after the first stanza with a delicate chip at the near post to make it 1-1 and 2-1 Los Blancos on aggregate. Achraf Hakimi's loose pass put Nacho Fernandez in trouble and Eraso pounced, seizing the ball, striding into space and lashing a 25-yard drive that curled into Casilla's top-right corner. Read More »

Sean Dyche signs new deal at Burnley, alongside coaches, until 2022

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Dyche has been in charge of Burnley since October 2012 and has led the Clarets to two promotions to the Premier League , building a solid squad and turning his team into a steady PL club while balancing the books. The winger played 77 matches for the Toffees but the arrival of Theo Walcott last week pushed him further down the pecking order under Sam Allardyce. Read More »

Thunder Survive Nets Upset Bid for Fifth Straight Win

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The Oklahoma City Thunder look for another victory after winning six of their last nine games. This will be the second game of the season between these two teams. During their last five games, the Thunder have scored an average of 109.2 points per game (3.9 above their season average) and allowed an average of 99.4 points per game (1.9 below their season average). Read More »

Jose hails Sanchez signing

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The club released a video of their new signing in his first day in north London after a blockbuster swap deal with Alexis Sanchez . He scored 24 goals for Arsenal last season but hasn't been quite as effective this campaign - only hitting the net seven times in 19 league appearances. Read More »

NBA All-Star: Kings' Hield, Bogdanovic selected to Rising Stars game

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Bogdanovic is enjoying an under-the-radar rookie season, holding averages of 11.4 points, 2.7 rebounds, and three assists. He also ranks third in the National Basketball Association in free throw shooting percentage at 92.4%. The Australian-born Simmons was almost named an All-Star in his rookie campaign but missed the cut. Kings' De'Aaron Fox, who was picked No. 5 overall in the 2017 NBA Draft, did not make the US team Rising Stars roster. Read More »

NCAA investigating Michigan State over Nassar

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Tim Evans of the IndyStar is still the only journalist to speak face-to-face with Nassar about the allegations, before the first lawsuit was filed against him. You do not deserve to walk outside a prison ever again. Aquilina allowed scores of accusers to give victim impact statements during the sentencing, and she said she took their statements into account, explaining that the others who spoke added to the credibility of the seven whose cases were before her. Read More »

Modi Wants a Bigger Global Role for India

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A senior Labour source said leader Jeremy Corbyn had turned down an invitation to Davos . More than 70 heads of state and governments will arrive, including the presidents of the United States, France, Brazil, Argentina, Tunisia, Poland, and Ukraine. Read More »

Bruins' Brad Marchand suspended five games

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The focal point of the suspension was that not only was Marchand's move not out of self defense, but also the 29-year-old's vast history of reckless play. "In talking to Brad this morning, he said he just saw a Devils sweater there and he was protecting himself from contact". "This is an offensive, not a defensive maneuver and can not be excused as accidental or defensive contact". Read More »

Kerber set to test rampant Halep at Open

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After three double faults in the game she eventually held serve, with the help of Pliskova's forehand which totally went off the boil. But Halep made a statement of her own Wednesday. Halep might win, but we have no idea if she's healthy enough to do it. "I'm really enjoying my tennis, I'm really enjoying being on court", she added. Read More »

Leeds abandon new badge after only six hours!

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Leeds United fans felt they had something to get off their chest after the club unveiled their new badge. Whilst Bradford's supporters won't like to see Poleon's tweet about Leeds, it echoes what many at Elland Road are thinking about the club's latest badge design, which hasn't gone down well. Read More »

Celtics play Lakers anew

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The Bostonians are now tied in the loss column with Toronto atop the Eastern Conference, holding onto first only by their three extra wins. Smart should never be expected to finish as the team's second-leading scorer. I like playing against guys like that. "That's why we've got practice tomorrow", Kuzma said with a grin. "We don't get down when we get down". The Celtics rank second in assists allowed per game (19.9) while the Clippers rank 21st (23.6). Read More »

FSU quarterback Deondre Francois cleared in domestic violence investigation

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Francois told police the woman began the argument and was breaking things inside the house, and he tried to subdue her in a "hug" to prevent more damage. However, the woman started swinging at him, so he let her go. She continued to keep breaking things, so Francois called the police. When asked about his girlfriend's pregnancy, Francois told police his girlfriend had told him that she was pregnant, but had not provided any proof of the pregnancy. Read More »

Francis Ngannou Claims To Have Learned From UFC 220 Loss

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He added: "Every time I fought, every time I won, it was always get back home and just go "let me get to the next guy". The Cleveland-native announced he and his wife were expecting a baby in the octagon after the fight, and Miocic believes he can now call himself the greatest heavyweight of all time in the UFC's history. Read More »

Former Brewers closer Trevor Hoffman elected into Baseball Hall of Fame

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This is the fourth time that the Baseball Writers' Association of America has elected four players in a year (1947, 1955, 2015). Nothing personal, Trevor Hoffman . Tigers starter Jack Morris , who played for the Indians in his final year in 1994, and shortstop Alan Trammell were both already voted in by the Veterans Committee. Read More »

Sam Curran added to England's T20 squad

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Curran will join up with his new team-mates later this week ahead of Sunday's final one-day worldwide against Australia in Perth. England's T20 campaign then begins with a warm-up match against an Australia Prime Minister's XI in Canberra, before internationals against Australia in Hobart and Melbourne, and they face New Zealand in Wellington and Hamilton. Read More »

Lurie feeling vindicated in selection of 'genuine' Pederson as coach of Eagles

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Fox noted that the roughly 42.3 million viewers that watched Eagles-Vikings on Sunday night "registered as Fox's highest-rated and most-watched broadcast on the network since Super Bowl LI". For a franchise with no Super Bowl trophy to claim just yet, the standards of success have been relatively low over the years for the Philadelphia Eagles . Read More »

Ronaldo face cut could have been worse — Real Madrid

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Speaking after the game, Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane played down any fears about the injury and Ronaldo should be available to play for their Copa del Rey match against Leganes on Wednesday. Real Madrid reportedly held a meeting over the winter break to discover a solution to Cristiano Ronaldo's poor form this season. This came after Ramos spoke to Real president Florentino Perez, who asked the Spaniard to lead an inquest into Real and Ronaldo's form. Read More »

Roma Target Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge Amid Edin Dzeko to Chelsea Rumours

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Like ourdedicated Chelsea Facebook page for the latest news and features to your timeline. MICHY BATSHUAYI will be on his way out of Chelsea if Edin Dzeko arrives from Roma . "Edin's a Roma player and I will handle any of the players I have available to me". Kenedy - who had a loan at Watford last season - is also able to play at left-back. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell has already received offer from the Steelers

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Per Mark Kaboly of The Athletic, Bell also said Pittsburgh has already given him an extension offer and that the two parties are a "lot closer than past year". The Steelers could again put the franchise tag on Bell beginning February 13, which would pay him about $14.5 million for 2018. "I'm not going out here getting the ball 400 times if I'm not getting what I feel I'm valued at". Read More »

Tomas Berdych faces tall order in bogeyman Roger Federer

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But after a row with the umpire over Hawkeye's inability to show a call on the big screen, the Swiss saved set points before clinching the first and cruising to a 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 6-4 win. If four previous Open defeats at the hands of Federer haven't fuelled Berdych with sufficient motivation for tomorrow night's quarter-final, then surely a subtle sledge from the great Swiss will have. Read More »

Spin King praises young Pope after miracle in New Zealand

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Australia, defending a paltry 127, was facing one of its earliest exits from the tournament as England raced to 45 without loss from seven overs before Pope skittled the opposition for just 96. SOUTH Australian Lloyd Pope was earmarked as the next high priest of leg-spin bowling. That is only a question that can be answered as the years unfold, but plenty will have already marked today down as a special one for Lloyd Pope and the art of leg-spin. Read More »

Martial strike gives United points at Turf Moor

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Jose Mourinho has hailed a "great improvement" from forward Anthony Martial as competition in attacking areas looks set to hot up with the expected arrival of Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez . Manchester United played a fluid formation with Lukaku as the lone central striker. "We defended very well, and it is fair to say Mike Dean and his team were very good". Read More »

EPL: Alexis Sanchez reveals conversation with Alex Ferguson

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Alexis Sanchez paid tribute to Arsenal's fans, players and staff after completing his anticipated switch to Manchester United - but admitted criticism from some former Gunners had left a bitter taste. "We have many challenges, it is hard at the moment, but as well very exciting because we have many challenges in front of us and we can come back in the Champions League". Read More »

Seamus Coleman Set For Long-Awaited Return Tonight

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NewsSeamus Coleman has made his return to action after a double leg break, playing for almost an hour for Everton Under-23s on Tuesday. David Unsworth's side won the match 3-0, and Coleman played nearly an hour before being withdrawn, a pre-planned substitution. Read More »

Former Rams quarterback Nick Foles poised for last laugh

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Life goes on and we will see the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots playing at U.S. Bank in the Super Bowl . Superstars went missing. The Eagles found a way to win when it mattered most without Carson Wentz , who in his own right, played at a stellar MVP level. Read More »

Borussia Dortmund Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's Future Still Uncertain

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Aubameyang's contract will eclipse close pal Mkhitaryan if his attempts to engineer a move to Arsenal are successful with the Gabonese striker set to earn in the region of £190,000-per-week at the Emirates. "At the moment we are not close to any deal, Aubameyang or anybody else". The Premier League side were expected to make a bid that would smash the record £46.5m fee they paid for Alexandre Lacazette last summer. Read More »

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

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The hang-up is that executives around the league believe the Knicks aren't interested in giving away draft assets unless they land a superstar, a wise approach as they seek to build a victor around Kristaps Porzingis . Still, the Knicks fought, and trailed 95-86 entering the fourth. Defensively, the Knicks are yielding 105.7 points per game against the opposing teams. Read More »