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Canada's loss to Czech Republic a tale of missed opportunities

Canada's loss to Czech Republic a tale of missed opportunities The game ended when Maxim Noreau's shootout attempt slipped off the post behind Czech goalie Pavel Francouz allowing the Czechs to win 2-1 in the penalty shot portion of the program. "We were more lucky today". The three winning teams of their group and the best training in second position, directly access the quarter-finals of the tournament. [Full Article...]

Russian men's hockey squad trounces U.S. 4-0 in Pyeongchang

Russian men's hockey squad trounces U.S. 4-0 in Pyeongchang If we've learned a lesson from the first two games, though, it's that nothing should be assumed in a tournament without National Hockey League players. Captain Jan Mursak scored the first goal for the Slovenians, who came from two goals down in the third period to beat the United States in overtime on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Danielle Herrington features on Sports Illustrated cover

Danielle Herrington features on Sports Illustrated cover Like Banks and Knowles-Carter, Herrington also has her eyes set on having a career that surpasses modeling. Herrington was inspired to become a model by watching the legendary supermodel. So that you can stay at the top of your model-intel game, here are a few things to know about Danielle Herrington . She tells ABC Radio the meaning behind the caption, "I've struggled with a lot of things in my... [Full Article...]

Anthony Rizzo Delivers Emotional Speech at Vigil Day After Deadly Shooting

Anthony Rizzo Delivers Emotional Speech at Vigil Day After Deadly Shooting I studied in those classrooms. Yesterday was such a moment. The tragic school shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla . Chicago outfielder Albert Almora Jr . didn't see Rizzo before he departed spring training , but the Miami native has ties to the same area and is well aware of Rizzo's affinity for the area. [Full Article...]

Alpine skiing-: Holdener leaves Shiffrin trailing after slalom first leg

Alpine skiing-: Holdener leaves Shiffrin trailing after slalom first leg When Shiffrin won her gold Thursday, remaining calm while some pre-race favorites showed vulnerability, I thought anything might be possible. At the Sochi Games of 2014, Shiffrin finished in fifth place in the giant slalom. "It's a great, great pity for us. But we don't have any popular skier", said Park, who likes to ski, but was attending the slalom primarily for the selfies with his wife an... [Full Article...]

Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on slalom medal at Winter Olympics

Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on slalom medal at Winter Olympics Plus, the gold from Thursday means Shiffrin's trip to Pyeongchang can hardly be considered a disappointment. He won downhill gold in Sochi and now Austraian Matthias Mayer has added silver in super-G at PyeongChang 2018. He captured the thrill as he and viewers tried to will Jessica Diggins over the finish line to earn the USA's first Olympic medal in the sport. More will try in the free ska... [Full Article...]

Mikaela Shiffrin to skip Super-G because of compressed schedule

Mikaela Shiffrin to skip Super-G because of compressed schedule Mikaela Shiffrin already had waited four years for this moment. Shiffrin is also just the sixth woman in Olympic history to win gold in both the slalom and giant slalom, joining the likes of Andrea Mead-Lawrence of the United States and Croatia's Janica Kostelić. [Full Article...]

Japan takes 1st and 3rd in men's figure skating short program

Japan takes 1st and 3rd in men's figure skating short program Fellow American Adam Rippon finished seventh without attempting a quad in what was otherwise a high-wire act for the men. "I made all the mistakes it was possible to do that", he regretted. Their enthusiasm on Friday was increased because Hanyu's training fall and ankle injury last year had kept him out of competition since October last year. [Full Article...]

Medals awarded following men's free skate

Medals awarded following men's free skate Spain's Javier Fernández rounded out the podium with 305.24 points, 12.61 less than Hanyu. Skating last, Uno fell on his opening quad loop but fought his way back to silver, earning a combined total of 306.90 points. Quadruple jump specialist Nathan Chen rebounded from an error-laden short programme with a historic free skate that put him in the lead before Hanyu, Uno and Fernandez had skated. [Full Article...]

Liverpool want sudden Alisson deal to fend off Real Madrid, PSG

Liverpool want sudden Alisson deal to fend off Real Madrid, PSG And, increasingly, Karius is putting in some fine displays for Liverpool . Liverpool are hoping to secure a deal well ahead of the summer after opening talks over the signing of £62m Roma goalkeeper Alisson , according to Sky Sports News. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods misses cut at Genesis Open golf after eight bogeys

Then, after a brilliant play off the tee that set up a rare tap-in birdie on the reachable 10th, he three-putted the par-5 11th from 40 feet and the 12th from 80 feet, followed by a pulled tee shot on No 13 that clanged off the trees and left him a 3-iron into the green instead of a wedge. [Full Article...]

Lindsey Vonn dedicates race to late grandfather

Lindsey Vonn dedicates race to late grandfather The fickle, angry wind delayed the start of the super-G by an hour, causing Vonn to wonder aloud if there could be a race that would give every skier a fair shot to post a competitive time. She took bronze in super-G at the 2010 Vancouver Games. Shes trying to become the oldest woman to win an Olympic Alpine medal. NBC left coverage of the Super-G to show Adam Rippon's free skate live. [Full Article...]

A brief history of Marco Rubio doing jack shit about gun violence

A brief history of Marco Rubio doing jack shit about gun violence In 2015, following a mass shooting in OR that killed 10, Rubio argued that gun control wouldn't have saved lives. Nelson said he is a co-sponsor of "all of them" when it comes to gun control bills. Here's what Twitter had to say about Rubio's response. Nikolas Cruz used his legally purchased AR-15 assault rifle to kill 17 students and teachers at the Parkland school. [Full Article...]

Ben Simmons shrugs off All-Star snub

Ben Simmons shrugs off All-Star snub Over parts of the seven decades that the NBA All-Star Game has been played, four different Sixers have claimed a total of six All-Star MVP awards: Hal Greer (1968); Julius Erving (1977, 1983); Charles Barkley (1991); and Allen Iverson (2001, 2005). [Full Article...]

New York Mets and Jason Vargas agree to two-year deal

New York Mets and Jason Vargas agree to two-year deal It's a two-year deal worth $16 million with an option for 2020, reports Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. The veteran pitcher last played for the Kansas City Royals , winning an American League-leading 18 games for the team in 2017. He also made his first All-Star appearance. Vargas is the second Royals player from the 2014-15 teams to leave the team this winter. Because of all the uncertainty surrou... [Full Article...]

Anushka kept me going throughout the tour: Kohli

Anushka kept me going throughout the tour: Kohli The Indian women under Mithali Raj scored a rare triumph in South Africa too, winning the ODI series even before the men, but this didn't draw much attention. The first two Tests we weren't happy with ourselves. South Africa , on the other hand, would want to finish this ODI series on a high and take fresh guard for the Twenty20 worldwide series, which gets underway on February 18. [Full Article...]

Juventus Star Reveals He Turned Down Chance To Join Tottenham

Juventus Star Reveals He Turned Down Chance To Join Tottenham It was a tough night for Gonzalo Higuain and Harry Kane , despite both strikers netting crucial goals for their teams. Despite starting the game with such exuberance, the hosts petered off after securing a two-goal cushion, nearly like an away side would. [Full Article...]

Red Stripe Buys Jamaican Team A New Bobsled After Coach Quits

Red Stripe Buys Jamaican Team A New Bobsled After Coach Quits Kiriasis said she had to quit after refusing to change roles from driving coach to track performance analyst, which would have given her no access to the athletes. "It's important to me that little girls and boys see someone that looks like them, talks like them, has the same culture as them, has insane curly hair and wears it natural, has brown skin - included in different things in this world", ... [Full Article...]

Dwight Gayle: 'Victory over Manchester United has lifted Newcastle United'

Dwight Gayle: 'Victory over Manchester United has lifted Newcastle United' They registered their first shot on target in the fifth minute of the game, a long-range shot forcing David de Gea to make an early save. "It was very important for me", said the Slovakia worldwide. "I tried to focus on the game and just think about helping the team in critical situations". He alluded to missed chances and to replaying the game in his head in the hope that things would turn out ... [Full Article...]

(Olympics) Local organizers want apology from International Olympic Committee over British member's misconduct

(Olympics) Local organizers want apology from International Olympic Committee over British member's misconduct Pengilly, who competed for Britain in skeleton at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Games, apologised for his actions in an interview with insidethgames . A number of details about the incident remain unclear. "You can appreciate that this is something going on during the Games and needs to be dealt with immediately, we took very swift action as was the case", International Olympic Committee spokesperso... [Full Article...]


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