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Pardew confirms Evans remains West Brom captain

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Relegation will be the elephant in the room when West Bromwich Albion host Huddersfield Town at The Hawthorns on Saturday. Four Baggies players, including captain Jonny Evans and Gareth Barry , were accused of stealing a taxi during a late night incident outside a restaurant, but look set to avoid legal action because of a lack of evidence. Read More »

Didier Drogba son Isaac joins French Ligue 1 side Guingamp

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And a beaming Didier Drogba , who plays for MLS side Phoenix Rising at 39 years old, could not hide his delight as he posted a photo of his son with his new shirt on Instagram . During a glittering career at Chelsea , he won four Premier League title, four FA Cups and the Champions League. In an interview in 2015 he said his son, who was born in France, wanted to play for England. Read More »

5 key moments as Florida school shooting survivors question senator

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If deeply concerned citizens asking their elected officials questions - particularly those questions that might mean the difference between the lives of 17 people and their deaths - is "disrespectful and belligerent", well, then, yes, we parents fully support our kids being as disrespectful and belligerent as they like. Read More »

Alpine skiing: Vonn faces last downhill gold chance - barring miracles

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Two seconds was a big gap, but the second leg of the combined is the slalom , and no one in the world has been better since Shiffrin was a teenager. "Now we're going to celebrate and party really hard in our hometown Engelberg, but it has to wait because I've got three more weeks of World Cup skiing", she added before a moment of homesickness broke through. Read More »

U.S. women end drought with shootout win over Canada

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Team USA celebrates after defeating Canada in a shootout to win the women's hockey gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 22, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. Jocelyne Larocque took hers off immediately and held it in her hands as the Americans stood nearby awaiting their gold. Knight gave the US a 1-0 lead with 25.4 seconds left in the first, redirecting a shot from Sidney Morin through Szabados' pads to give the Americans a jolt of energy. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Russian curler found guilty of doping, to return bronze medals

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According to the CAS statement , Krushelnitckii admitted to the anti-doping violation. Krushelnitsky won bronze with his wife in mixed doubles, but he now is likely to be stripped of the medal. In a statement , the Russian delegation in Pyeongchang said: "We express our honest regret over the fact of the incident". The 25-year-old was one of 168 Russians allowed to compete as neutrals at the Games, despite the country being banned for previous doping offences. Read More »

USA Beats Canada in Shootout for 2018 Olympic Women's Hockey Gold Medal

With under four minutes to play in the final in Sochi four years ago, Canada's Brianne Jenner and Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice to force overtime against the Americans. After two periods, the score was 2-1; the Americans tied it in the third, forcing overtime. There was barely a dry eye among the Canadian players as they lined up to receive their silver medals. Read More »

Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

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South Korea and Japan co-hosted the event in 2002, the only time the World Cup has been staged in more than one country. "And it is time for Africa again", he said via his official Twitter account. Blatter's backing for the underdog bid from Morocco came just a day after it was revealed that Federation Internationale de Football Association wrote to officials to inform them that the ban on statements of support for one bid or another has been lifted. Read More »

Scott McTominay Hailed as "Brilliant" and "Fantastic" by Jose Mourinho

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Yes, a goalless draw away at Sevilla was a decent enough result and gives them a good chance of progressing to the last eight but is that really all they've got to offer these days? Sevilla were the more likely side, with United offering little going forward despite the presence of Alexis Sanchez , Romelu Lukaku and Juan Mata in their attack. Read More »

Chelsea just need better luck in Barcelona, says Azpilicueta

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I won some aerial duels against Gerard Pique, and that's not bad. The winger may be more comfortable out wide, but if his change of position helps the Blues succeed against opponents who otherwise might outclass them, he'll need to play as a false nine for the good of the team. Read More »

Ferrari take the covers off the SF71H

While Vettel won five races last season, Ferrari struggled on high-speed circuits with long straightaways. "Some minor things change every year, but the chassis is mostly a development - and now is obviously the time where you see the vehicle, it's all ready, so you want to get in, go out on the track and have a go", said 2017 championship runner-up Sebastian Vettel . Read More »

Messi meets Fabregas after Chelsea vs Barcelona Champions League Match

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But with 15 minutes remaining the LaLiga leaders took advantage of Andreas Christensen's wayward pass, Andres Iniesta getting in ahead of Azpilicueta to tee up Lionel Messi to sweep home in clinical fashion. In the 34th minute, Paulinho gave the ball away cheaply and as Chelsea worked the ball to Willian , he shuffled to his right and sent a curling right-footer thudding against the post. Read More »

F1 World Champions Mercedes unveil 2018 season vehicle

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With his Mercedes contract expiring at the end of the upcoming season, there have been several rumours that Hamilton may jump ship if another constructor proves themselves to be more powerful this campaign. Wolff, whose team were early supporters of the halo concept, said driver safety was always a key consideration but there needed to be a better solution than what was now available. Read More »

Jamaica's first women's Olympic bobsled team just made history

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Fenalator-Victorian, who competed for US as a push-athlete at Sochi 2014, served as the pilot, while Russell, who won a gold medal in the 4x100m relay at the World Athletics Championships in 2013, was used as the push and brakeman. They set a time of 3 minutes, 22.45 seconds to take top spot ahead of the USA (Elana Meyers Taylor, Lauren Gibbs - 3:22.52) and Canada (Kaillie Humphries, Phylicia George - 2:22.89). Read More »

Colts re-sign longtime kicker Adam Vinatieri

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Indianapolis could lose another free agent who's likely Canton-bound, 34-year-old RB Frank Gore, but Vinatieri appears set to finish his remarkable career that spans four different USA presidents, five Super Bowls, seven head coaches and 30 postseason games, as a member of the Colts . Read More »

South Africa rout India to level T20 series

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By the time he was caught behind by India wicket-keeper MS Dhoni in the 14th over from the bowling of Jaydev Unadkat, Klaasen had caused carnage with a breathtaking knock of 69 off 30 balls, which included three boundaries and a whooping seven maximums. Read More »

England must target Finn Russell in Six Nations clash, says Courtney Lawes

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The 136th Calcutta Cup clash - the game's oldest global fixture - will register milestones for Joe Launchbury and captain Dylan Hartley. "Last year we let our emotions get to us a little bit too much", the 30-year-old told reporters. We believed we could just go and win, just needed to show up", said Reid of the match in Cardiff where Scotland were always second best and lost 34-7. Read More »

6N: Ireland change 5 for Wales test

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Cian Healy during Ireland rugby squad training at Carton House in Maynooth, Co Kildare. The 22-year-old acquitted himself well against the Azzurri, but now faces an entirely different proposition in a serious baptism of Test-match fire for his fifth cap, against Wales this weekend. Read More »

Dana White confirms McGregor will be stripped of lightweight belt

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It appears that the victor of Khabib Nurmagomedov - interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson at UFC 223 will be the actual lightweight champion. In 24 career MMA fights, McGregor is 21-3 with 18 victories by way of knockout. It looks like we are finally about to witness the crowning of a new Lightweight Champion at the upcoming UFC 223 PPV when Interim Champion Tony Ferguson squares off with "The Eagle" Khabib Nurmagomedov at the Barclays Center in NY. Read More »

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger on Ostersund

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Wenger also had a positive update on Alexandre Lacazette as he says the striker is ahead of schedule in his recovery from knee surgery. Arsenal are second favourites, behind Atletico Madrid, in the betting market to win the competition. Read More »

Kentucky beats Arkansas, Kevin Knox puts up 23 - Recap, Box score

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We did a good job ... of neutralizing them on the glass, actually beat them on the glass. While Kentucky is not an elite shooting team, the Wildcats mask this flaw by creating second-chance points. Gilgeous-Alexander helped give United Kingdom a 72-65 lead entering the final nine minutes. Dustin Thomas chipped in 6 points and pulled down 10 rebounds. Read More »

Man who died in Yellowstone was looking for hidden treasure

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The ongoing search for hidden riches in the Rockies has reportedly claimed another life. A 53-year-old IL man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels that has inspired thousands to hunt in vain across remote corners of the Western U.S., according to a report by park authorities. Read More »

Warming the bench can get to your head: Manish Pandey

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Once the game was continued in the first innings, we knew it was going to be continued throughout. Team India were 90/4 when MS Dhoni came to the crease in the end of 10th over. "Sometimes I feel that (not got enough chances) because I bat at No 5. There were also some great shots by Mahi that took us to 188, so we were thinking these are bonus 20 runs", he said. Read More »

Ice hockey - Unified Korean team could be Beijing-bound

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She was named MVP in Vancouver in 2010 and is an assistant captain this year. The South Korean team opened play with a shocking 8-6 upset of Canada, the pre-tournament favorite. The Finns beat Russian Federation 5-1 in pool play but had a tougher go in the medal round. Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the shootout victor in a 3-2 victory that ended a 20-year drought for the Americans. Read More »

Stephen Colbert Rips Marco Rubio, Stands with Parkland Students on Gun Control

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Interested in Gun Control? Colbert, miming a parent knocking on a door, said. Someone else may be in power, but this country belongs to them. In the bloody aftermath of this year's deadliest school shooting, which left 17 people dead, a number of politicians have refused to hear the survivors' pleas to control what they believe to be the best way to put a stop to such massacres: guns. Read More »

Win over Leganes lifts Real Madrid up to third spot

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Sergio Ramos stepped up to score his 72nd Real Madrid goal. They are still a massive 14 points adrift of unbeaten league leaders Barcelona , but they are up to third above Valencia and within seven points of city rivals Atletico, who are second. Read More »

Winter Olympics: An American breakthrough

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Faking a backhand Lamoureux-Davidson beat Canada goaltender Shannon Szabados with a forehand on a move she and her twin sister developed as children. In an instant, she brought the puck to her backhand. Larocque couldn't bear hanging such a heavy metal around her neck. The Americans scored on their third power-play chance with 25 seconds remaining, when Knight redirected a Decker shot by Szabados. Read More »

Francesco Totti's comments on Mo Salah will make Liverpool fans happy

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Having scored 30 goals and set up 10 for his new colleagues on Merseyside, Salah has been branded world class and is rivaling the likes of Harry Kane, Lionel Messi and Neymar for the title of Europe's most prolific goalscorer this term. "If he scores another few / Then I'll be Muslim too!" reported Agence France-Presse. Salah recently revealed that his incredible numbers this season are thanks to the advice and tactical advice that he has received from Jurgen Klopp , meaning that he is ... Read More »

Anderson becomes first woman with two snowboarding medals at single Olympics

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Gasser said deciding to go with something different for her third run had been key. Anderson joins Kelly Clark and Shaun White on a record three Olympic medals in snowboard. The women's final was brought forward to Thursday as high winds are forecast for Friday, with the men's final scheduled for Saturday. "It feels better because we have great conditions and everyone was able to ride their best, so it feels rewarding". Read More »

Canada eager for gold-medal battle with United States

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They Americans will be trying to win their first gold since 1998 when women's hockey made its debut in the Olympics. The Canadians took their only lead of the game almost five minutes later when Marie-Philip Poulin scored to make the game 2-1. Read More »

Del Potro through at Delray Beach

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The 6-foot-11 Opelka, ranked No. 228, hit 17 aces. Sixth-seeded John Isner was upset by Peter Gojowczyk in the second round of the Delray Beach Open , despite holding three match points and tying a season-high 30 aces in the match. Injuries limited Raonic's time on the court in 2017, and his first-round victory over Japan's Taro Daniel was his first Tour-level win in six months. Read More »

Sergio Agüero claims Wigan fan spat at him

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A statement from the FA read: "Both Wigan Athletic and Manchester City have been charged for failing to control their players in relation to the dismissal of Fabian Delph during last night's Emirates FA Cup fifth round tie". The City players had not been able to safely get off the field before the pitch invasion began. City were knocked out of the FA Cup fifth round on Monday, ending their chances of an unprecedented clean sweep of four trophies. Read More »