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Sport Swiss skiers first athletes to catch norovirus at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Swiss skiers first athletes to catch norovirus at Winter Olympics

The antics of the Swiss Freeski Team have been a highlight of the Olympic buildup. "They were taken to a single room and had no contact with the other athletes". As things stand they appear to be recovering and their symptoms have subsided somewhat, so both may still be able to compete. The freestyle competition started on February 9 and runs until February 23.

Sport Turner Sports brings virtual reality to NBA All-Star Game, Playoffs
Author: 0 Turner Sports brings virtual reality to NBA All-Star Game, Playoffs

LaMarcus Aldridge will be the only Spur involved at the All-Star Game. The all-star will begin on February 18 at 8 p.m. LEBRON IN L.A.: James refuses to discuss his free agency during the season, but figure on it coming up in Los Angeles since there's been such speculation about him signing with the Lakers .

Sport Anthony Rizzo gets emotional speaking at Stoneman Douglas vigil
Author: 0 Anthony Rizzo gets emotional speaking at Stoneman Douglas vigil

Rizzo left the Cubs' spring training camp in Arizona on Wednesday. He is expected back by then. Chicago Cubs All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo is a 2007 graduate of the school. A few minutes later, the news broke of the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead and many more wounded. He went straight from high school to the Major League Baseball.

Sport Italy's Michela Moioli Wins Gold In Women's Snowboard Cross
Author: 0 Italy's Michela Moioli Wins Gold In Women's Snowboard Cross

Jacobellis missed the medal by three-hundreths of a second and was less than a half-second from gold. She is right that her Olympic hoodoo shouldn't obscure the most decorated career in the history of her sport, but NBC doesn't shell out 10-figure sums to reach the viewer who knows Jacobellis as the victor of five world championships, 10 Winter X Games titles and 29 World Cup events.

Sport 'Kim Jong-un' surprises fans at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 'Kim Jong-un' surprises fans at Winter Olympics

How much is a North Korean athlete worth? But some South Koreans have staged protests warning it would merely give the North a platform for propaganda. The IOC said it had yet to receive the full reconciled accounts, which would be available after the Games, but the training bill stood at about US$50,000.

Sport Cyril Ramaphosa Confirmed As South Africa's New President
Author: 0 Cyril Ramaphosa Confirmed As South Africa's New President

The one leading the charge against Zuma is fellow party member Cyril Ramaphosa , who was elected as Zuma's replacement as president of the ANC in December. According to a Times Live report, Chief Justice Mogoeng presided over the swearing-in of President Ramaphosa by reading out the oath of office for him to repeat.

Sport Why Arsenal won't match Man Utd and win Europa League - Paul Parker
Author: 0 Why Arsenal won't match Man Utd and win Europa League - Paul Parker

Left-back Nacho Monreal put Arsenal into an early lead with his fifth goal of the season, tapping in after home goalkeeper Aly Keita inexplicably let the ball slip from his grasp. It returned to the continent's second-tier competition after a disappointing group phase in this season's Champions League. Substiute Adam Ounas gave Napoli the lead in the 52nd minute but Leipzig fought back with a double by Timo Werner and another goal by Bruma.

Sport Gundogan shines in Man City's big win
Author: 0 Gundogan shines in Man City's big win

Pep Guardiola's City slickers produced a superb performance with two goals by Ilkay Gundogan and one each for Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero making the second leg a formality. "But Basel showed they can play at this level when they beat Benfica, CSKA Moscow and Manchester United ". For me, that told us the Premier League is right up there.

Sport Korean 'Iron Man' wins historic Olympic gold
Author: 0 Korean 'Iron Man' wins historic Olympic gold

Before Yun's victory at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics , only nine countries in Europe and North America had won medals in the three Olympic sliding events of skeleton, Luge and Bobsleigh. "That support really helped push me to win the gold medal". By the fourth and final heat today (Feb. 16), it was clear he would win a gold medal barring any major mistakes.

Sport Lillard outguns Durant as Trail Blazers sink Warriors
Author: 0 Lillard outguns Durant as Trail Blazers sink Warriors

My team-mates did a really good job of finding me tonight. Along with Durant's 50, the Warriors got 17-points out of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson . The Trail Blazers used a 13-0 first-quarter run to take a 19-8 lead and led by as many as 20 points in the first quarter at 38-18. The Kings fell to the Western Conference-leading Houston Rockets on Wednesday, and rookie De'Aaron Fox took a fall during the loss that required stitches above his eye.

Sport Zenit boss refuses to rule Branislav Ivanovic out of Celtic clash
Author: 0 Zenit boss refuses to rule Branislav Ivanovic out of Celtic clash

Ahead of the first leg of their Europa League clash with Zenit at Celtic Park, the Englishman recalled his time under the Italian and said: 'When I went to City I only played a few games under him. "We have to be happy with the victory and I am delighted with the performance". Celtic captain Scott Brown is aiming to come out flying tonight against a Zenit St Petersburg side that has not played a competitive for over two months.

Sport Manchester United midfield legend has his say on Paul Pogba situation
Author: 0 Manchester United midfield legend has his say on Paul Pogba situation

However, Pogba has come in for criticism in recent weeks for failing to produce consistent performances for the Red Devils under Jose Mourinho . Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw has entered the Chelsea transfer circle as his future at the Red Devils is unclear, The Mirror reports.

Sport India seal number-one ODI ranking
Author: 0 India seal number-one ODI ranking

The reprieves allowed Rohit to complete his 17th ODI century - his first in the rainbow nation but Lungi Ngidi (4-51) helped South Africa stage a tremendous comeback as he claimed four wickets in the end which allowed India to get just 55 runs.

Sport Bruno Mars adds Detroit stop to 24K Magic Tour
Author: 0 Bruno Mars adds Detroit stop to 24K Magic Tour

Mars canceled his show at Denver's Pepsi Center last October due to a severe sinus infection. Tickets are priced from $797 to $56.50 and go on sale at noon Friday through Ticketmaster. Mars has also won 11 Grammy Awards and swept the top three categories - album, song and record of the year - at this year's ceremony. Tickets for the postponed concert will not be honored on September 8.

Sport Ohio State Football assistant coaching staff receives promotions
Author: 0 Ohio State Football assistant coaching staff receives promotions

While Penn State will play OSU tough on their home floor, they can not expect to see the same results from deep they saw three weeks ago when they defeated Ohio State 82-79. Against Penn State , the All-American candidate was held to 10 points on 4-of-11 shooting from the field, his third-lowest point total of the season.

Sport Odisha government to sponsor India's hockey team
Author: 0 Odisha government to sponsor India's hockey team

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik releases the new jersey for Hockey World Cup 2018 in New Delhi on Thursday. Sports department officials said this was the first time any state government had chose to sponsor a national team. Pakistan is in qualified 16 teams for the World Cup. The state is regarded as the cradle of hockey and has produced greats like Dilip Tirkey, Ignace Tirkey and Lazarus Barla in the past.

Sport The Beginning of a dynasty for the Philadelphia Eagles
Author: 0 The Beginning of a dynasty for the Philadelphia Eagles

They built a team with enough talent on the offensive and defensive lines to attempt and repeat next year. They each also threw three touchdowns and Foles even caught one on a trick play to end the second half. They were given clearance on their pre-snap alignment, and they executed the play perfectly thereafter. I think last year's Super Bowl against the Falcons was the ideal evidence, when New England rallied from a 28-3 deficit.

Sport Nepal Enter Qualifiers Via Last-Ball Thriller Win Over Canada
Author: 0 Nepal Enter Qualifiers Via Last-Ball Thriller Win Over Canada

The teams were playing in a six country qualifying pool, where the top two teams advance to the next qualifying stage for the tournament. Rohan Mustafa (3/31) and Amir Hayat (3/49) were UAE's best bowlers. Nepal scored a total that has become unimaginable giving poor batting performances with captain Paras Khadka getting a classy century, still UAE beat Nepal by 7 runs to claim the World Cricket League Division 2 title at the Wanderers.

Sport Rajon Rondo, Isaiah Thomas ejected after first quarter tussle
Author: 0 Rajon Rondo, Isaiah Thomas ejected after first quarter tussle

But Thomas, as has become typical for him , talked, and talked, and talked. On the ensuing inbounds pass, Thomas and Rondo bumped each other multiple times until the refs finally had enough. At some point, as a human, if no one is going to protect me, I got to protect myself, and that is when I spoke up and got upset. I don't know. There's nothing.

Sport Pancake Day 2018 is here and twitterati is lovin' it
Author: 0 Pancake Day 2018 is here and twitterati is lovin' it

The pancake aspect is not as widely observed in the United States as it is in England. Pancake Day falls on Tuesday, February 13 this year. Pancake Day and its races form a key part of the Shrove Tuesday celebrations as a chance for large numbers of people, often in fancy dress, to race down streets tossing pancakes.

Sport Danica Patrick: Aaron Rodgers to be at Daytona 500
Author: 0 Danica Patrick: Aaron Rodgers to be at Daytona 500

Representatives from Chip Ganassi Racing, Schmidt Peterson Motorsport, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Dreyer & Reinbold Racing all confirmed to Motorsport.com yesterday that they would not be running Patrick in the 500, and all indications suggested she would run a third ECR vehicle.

Sport Lonzo Ball: Says he'll return after All-Star break
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball: Says he'll return after All-Star break

Team, replacing Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball , who has missed 13 games with a sprained MCL in his left knee. "Look, we had lost nine in a row and you didn't hear nothing from me, right?" "So now, LaVar comes out and says something, and everybody asks, 'Why didn't you say nothing?'" I really do.

Sport Victims Identified As Stories Of Heroism In Florida School Shooting Emerge
Author: 0 Victims Identified As Stories Of Heroism In Florida School Shooting Emerge

Among the 17 people killed in that massacre, a beloved football coach. Within hours of reports that Feis had died, Goodell's Tweet went out Thursday morning. "I do know that one of our teachers, apparently two of them, were shot and killed", said school spokesman Jim Gard. "I saw him running toward the gunshots".

Sport AJ McCarron: Where will the new free agent wind up?
Author: 0 AJ McCarron: Where will the new free agent wind up?

If he were an unrestricted free agent, the Bengals would've had the opportunity to match any offer sheet McCarron signs with another team. Normally, a player in McCarron's position - a fifth-round pick having just finished his fourth season - would automatically be a pending unrestricted free agent.

Sport Ice Hockey - South Korean men fall to Czechs on Games debut
Author: 0 Ice Hockey - South Korean men fall to Czechs on Games debut

Still, Howard's entrance was so spectacular that the North Korean cheerleaders struggled to stifle chuckles in between chants of "We are one!" and "Unify the motherland!" Security workers and bodyguards apparently working for North Korea attempted to push him inside, and he eventually made his way to his seat.

Sport Austrian Snowboarder Breaks Neck in Crash at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Austrian Snowboarder Breaks Neck in Crash at Winter Olympics

Markus Schairer , an Austrian snowboarder, broke his neck during a fall in a quarterfinals race on Thursday at the Winter Olympics but still managed to finish his run. Schairer has suffered other injuries in the past, breaking five ribs in the 2010 X Games. The Winter Olympics featured another terrifying crash on Thursday, this time in the men's snowboardcross event.

Author: 0 Nigel Reo-Coker praises Salah and Mane impacts at Liverpool

The Reds marked their return to the knock out stages after a 9 year absence with an emphatic 5-nil victory over Porto in Portugal last night. It was the usual suspects who spearheaded Liverpool's assault as Sadio Mane chalked up a hat-trick - the first Reds player since Michael Owen in 2002 to score a treble away from home in Europe - and Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino also registered.

Sport 'Industrial scale child molester' Bennell guilty of abusing aspiring footballers
Author: 0 'Industrial scale child molester' Bennell guilty of abusing aspiring footballers

He was found guilty of three counts of indecent assault and two counts of buggery against a second complainant and four counts of indecent assault against a third complainant. "Because of the scale of Bennell's offending, the prosecution faced a number of challenges, including selecting charges which would adequately reflect the scale and seriousness of what Bennell did".

Sport Gundogan puts 'perfect' City on verge of quarter-finals
Author: 0 Gundogan puts 'perfect' City on verge of quarter-finals

However, ultimately City ploughed to the comfortable win they deserved. But how does their highest crowd compare to the biggest in the Premier League this season? Guardiola's men have won 16 of their 21 away games in this campaign, while they have already won more games this season (34) than they did last season.

Sport Kim competes for halfpipe gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics
Author: 0 Kim competes for halfpipe gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics

Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken of Germany took third. Shaun White was looking for redemption in PyeongChang. This year's US contingent will have their work cut out for them if they hope to live up to the insane standard of excellence of both American snowboard cross and overall snowboarding in the Olympics .

Sport Mikaela Shiffrin, Of The US, Wins Gold In Women's Giant Slalom
Author: 0 Mikaela Shiffrin, Of The US, Wins Gold In Women's Giant Slalom

I risked it on the second run", she told the media. Shiffrin had produced the second-quickest opening run, turning and weaving her way down the course before crossing in 1:10.82. For sure I think she was stressed too today because I've seen her skiing better in training but so was I and so were all the girls. She also had to beat herself.

Sport India remain 102 in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
Author: 0 India remain 102 in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

DR Congo, surprisingly, have leapfrogged both Morocco and Egypt into third place, with the latter having fallen from third to fifth in Africa. The squad's once 30th ranking, however, was a record-breaking high for the country. Stuart Baxter's side ended 2017 in 81st place after failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, but have steadily climbed up the table over the last couple of months despite their inactivity.

Sport Florida Shooting 'Hero' Football Coach Died Protecting Students
Author: 0 Florida Shooting 'Hero' Football Coach Died Protecting Students

A spokesperson from the school's football team told CNN that Feis was a "kind soul...a very nice man...[and] died a hero". He had unlocked his classroom briefly to let more students take shelter, the Miami Herald reported . Also killed was Martin Duque , 14, whose brother Miguel shared the tragic news on Instagram, saying 'Words can not describe my pain'. He added, "Hugs to all and hold your children tight".

Sport Senators sending veteran Dion Phaneuf to Kings
Author: 0 Senators sending veteran Dion Phaneuf to Kings

The fact Ottawa was willing to take it onto their books when they traded for him was astonishing and it's only a little less shocking that Los Angeles just did the same. Two players that I really respect. Nothing is off the table for the Senators. Ottawa coach Guy Boucher said he has seen a player pulled from a game before, but that it made an odd night even odder for the Senators.

Sport Plenty to play for in final ODI - Amla
Author: 0 Plenty to play for in final ODI - Amla

However, Amla has come to the defence of the 23-year-old as he was quoted by Sowetan Live as saying: "I have been very impressed with how he goes about his business on the field because he is composed and he has a good idea of what he likes".

Sport Real Madrid and Liverpool record Champions League wins
Author: 0 Real Madrid and Liverpool record Champions League wins

The Egyptian global is now one of the most in-form attackers in Europe and is closing in on 30 goals already this season. However, speaking on ITV's highlights programme last night , Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane criticised the two Premier League clubs for their lack of silverware in recent years, given their resources.

Sport Sri Lanka overhaul Bangladesh with dominant batting display
Author: 0 Sri Lanka overhaul Bangladesh with dominant batting display

Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perera gave Bangladesh's bowlers a torrid time to build on Kusal Mendis' half-century as Sri Lanka achieved their biggest Twenty20 worldwide run chase to earn a six-wicket win. Sarkars dashing 32-ball 51 came to an end to the first ball of Jeevan Mendis spell, and his ill-judged reverse sweep stunted Bangladeshs progress; after his dismissal, right on the halfway mark of the innings, only 93 further runs were added from the final 10 overs.

Sport Antonio Conte Says Roy Keane Comments Don't Apply To His Chelsea
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Says Roy Keane Comments Don't Apply To His Chelsea

Chelsea have just turned the corner on a mini-crisis ahead of Friday's FA Cup fifth-round clash with Hull City at Stamford Bridge. "I think that, in this 18 months, we built a great mentality". "At this moment, in every moment, it's very important to have your players, all your players available", said the former Juventus boss, who bizarrely had his news briefing interrupted when Italian prankster Stefano Conti presented him with a Manchester United shirt signed by Jose Mourinho and ...

Sport Cavs, Clippers had a DeAndre Jordan Deal in Place
Author: 0 Cavs, Clippers had a DeAndre Jordan Deal in Place

According to the astute reporter, the Cavs were so close to a deal with the Clippers on deadline day that Kobe Altman, the Cavs GM, had ownership approval for a monster trade to go down. The deal was nixed when the Clippers wanted to get a third team involved to take Shumpert and a pick for another center in return. The Cavaliers put the kibosh on a deal that would have paired DeAndre Jordan with LeBron James.

Sport Statue Of Liberty Hockey Masks May Be Too 'Political' For Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Statue Of Liberty Hockey Masks May Be Too 'Political' For Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee rescinded it demand Wednesday that the U.S. women's hockey goalies removed the Statue of Liberty image from their masks because they violated the organization's ban on political symbols. USA Hockey's Dave Fisher is working with the International Olympic Committee to ensure that the matter is resolved prior to Team USA's next game, which is Tuesday at 7:10.am.

Sport Raiders Moving on From Sebastian Janikowski After 18 Years
Author: 0 Raiders Moving on From Sebastian Janikowski After 18 Years

Many 20-something NFL-watchers literally can not remember a league that did not feature Janikowski kicking for Oakland. Janikowski, who turns 40 on March 2, was selected by the Raiders with the 17th overall pick in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft out of Florida State.

Sport Fitzgerald to return for 15th season, confirms Cardinals coach Wilks
Author: 0 Fitzgerald to return for 15th season, confirms Cardinals coach Wilks

Wilks said Fitzgerald called him Wednesday night to inform the first-year coach he is committed to the Cardinals despite the team having a hole at the quarterback position. However, it appears Fitzgerald feels confident enough in the direction of the team to play on for at least one more year. McCoy's onus with Fitzgerald specifically should be keeping exactly what worked under Arians during the brilliant late-career transformation of the third-leading receiver in National Football League ...

Sport How Olympians are celebrating Valentine's Day
Author: 0 How Olympians are celebrating Valentine's Day

Months later, Scimeca Knierim underwent her first of three stomach surgeries for a rare, potentially fatal gastrointestinal condition. Their highlight came in the short program of the three-day event , when they skated next after gold-medal favorite Nathan Chen had bombed but propped up US medal hopes with an inspired performance.

Sport Priya Prakash Varrier's Charm Is Spreading Like Wildfire!
Author: 0 Priya Prakash Varrier's Charm Is Spreading Like Wildfire!

Recently, a group of Hyderabadi Muslim youth filed a police complaint against her song alleging that it hurt their religious sentiments. Muqeeth Khan, one of the complainants, told Times Now that the video insults Prophet Mohammad. To top it all, the background score, Manikya Malaraya Poovi , is catchy and addictive. Until now there have been only praises for Priya Prakash Varrier and her song from the forthcoming film Oru Adaar Love .

Sport Agosta-Daoust-Poulin line leads Canada in win over Finland
Author: 0 Agosta-Daoust-Poulin line leads Canada in win over Finland

With the National Hockey League deciding to end its Olympic involvement Canada was forced to assemble a roster of mostly anonymous journeymen and minor leaguers, the absence of marquee names having a bigger impact on attendance than on the ice as Canada rolled to a confidence-boosting win.

Sport Ageas Bowl snubbed for Ashes but to host new T20 competition
Author: 0 Ageas Bowl snubbed for Ashes but to host new T20 competition

England fell to a 4-0 Ashes loss in Australia, but had won five of the previous seven series and have not been beaten on home soil since 2001. Gloucestershire, Durham, Glamorgan and Hampshire will host England one-day internationals at their grounds between 2020 and 2024, with the latter two also set to stage T20 internationals.

Sport Daniel Suárez Preparing for 2018 Daytona 500
Author: 0 Daniel Suárez Preparing for 2018 Daytona 500

It's also the first. The 60th running of the Great American Race at Daytona International Speedway is this Sunday afternoon. "I wouldn't be surprised to see William win a race or two, make it to the playoffs". Bowman, who takes over the No. 24 Hendrick Ford this season with Chase Elliott moving to the team's reborn No. 9 vehicle, is still looking for his first Cup top five, but don't rule him out - who can forget Trevor Bayne's win in 2011, when the 20-years-and-one-day-old took the ...

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