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Sport Serena Williams says she 'almost died' giving birth to her child
Author: 0 Serena Williams says she 'almost died' giving birth to her child

She's already appeared on the cover of the February 2018 issue of U.S. Vogue , in which mom Serena Williams discussed the complications of her birth. Writing in a column for CNN .com, Williams detailed her tumultuous week following the "most fantastic feeling I've ever experienced in my life". "Over 80% die from preventable causes", she writes.

Sport Kohli, Bumrah & India are No 1 in ODIs
Author: 0 Kohli, Bumrah & India are No 1 in ODIs

Late previous year, Kohli crossed the 900-point mark in Tests too: He now lies second in the table in the longest format, 35 behind Australia captain Steve Smith, who has 947 rating points. Beating Richards seems hard as of now, as Kohli needs to 176 runs with only two T20s to go. Richards added 216 runs more in the three-match ODI series.

Sport Czech Republic advance to medal round with shootout win vs
Author: 0 Czech Republic advance to medal round with shootout win vs

The U.S. men's Olympic team will look back at missed opportunities as they recall going without a medal in the 2018 Winter Olympics. The U.S. men's Olympic hockey team had its medal dreams dashed Tuesday night, losing 3-2 in a shootout to the Czech Republic in a quarterfinal matchup.

Sport Winter Olympics: US men's curlers beat Great Britain, reach semifinals
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: US men's curlers beat Great Britain, reach semifinals

The three-person American team, also including Jonathan Garcia, finished in 3:50.77, more than 8 seconds behind Canada. "It's pretty awesome to be in the medal rounds and know that for sure we are one win away from a medal and two wins away from gold", said Hamilton in a press release.

Sport Willian confident of Chelsea's Champions League progress despite Messi magic
Author: 0 Willian confident of Chelsea's Champions League progress despite Messi magic

English Champions Chelsea played 1-1 draw against Spanish giants Barcelona at Stamford Bridge ending anxiety for the much-awaited encounter which allowed Lionel Messi to break his duck against the Londoners. The game received big attention in Brazil, as it was broadcasted on free-to-air tv, with commentators quite surprised with Willian's performance for Chelsea .

Sport France coach Deschamps insists PSG can still defeat Real Madrid
Author: 0 France coach Deschamps insists PSG can still defeat Real Madrid

With a crunch Champions League second leg against Paris Saint-Germain looming next week, Ronaldo is expected to be rested while a number of his team-mates are sidelined due to injuries. For Asier Garitano's men, they will be hoping to return to winning ways after losing their last three games including defeat to Sevilla in the semi-final stage of the Copa del Rey which halted their chance to win a diadem for the first time since 1993.

Sport Ledecka takes Alpine skiing women's super-G in PyeongChang
Author: 0 Ledecka takes Alpine skiing women's super-G in PyeongChang

But despite lengthy absences from the slopes, the United States skier has 13 more World Cup victories than any other woman in history and is five wins from equaling Ingemar Stenmark, who holds the men's record of 86 World Cup victories. "She is multi-talented. I followed her, and it was a matter of time (before) she'd end up further in the front". "I'm really looking forward to the snowboard and I think I should already switch on "snowboard girl" now".

Sport Texans to release Brian Cushing
Author: 0 Texans to release Brian Cushing

Since being drafted out of USC in 2009 as a first round pick by the Texans, Cushing has started 104 games for Houston. Cushing was named the 2009 Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year. Despite tearing his ACL in 2012, Cushing received a six-year, $58.643 million contract extension in 2013 that made him the NFL's highest-paid middle linebacker.

Sport Chelsea linked with Stefan de Vrij
Author: 0 Chelsea linked with Stefan de Vrij

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp should have an enhanced transfer kitty next summer, with the bulk of the £142m fee received from the sale of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona last month yet to be used. It is claimed that he has received an offer from Manchester United , and could join the club in the summer on a free transfer. News of De Vrij's imminent availability will be of interest at the Metropolitano with Atlético holding a long-standing admiration for the Dutch worldwide, who has made ...

Sport Pyeongchang is just full of surprises: Snowboarder becomes Olympic alpine skiing champ
Author: 0 Pyeongchang is just full of surprises: Snowboarder becomes Olympic alpine skiing champ

Ledecka blew them all away with a consistent run down the hill to post a winning time of one minute, 21.11 seconds. She skied a clean run without any major bobbles but took less aggressive lines than Goggia did. "I was really giving attention to every little detail, moving like a samurai - usually I'm pretty chaotic", Goggia said. It was the first time in 78 years of Olympic Alpine skiing there were double gold medals.

Author: 0 Paul Pogba Fit To Play Vs Sevilla- Jose Mourinho

Over the two games I think they will have enough but it will be tight and I would not be surprised if the first leg ended up as a draw. United were always our great rivals when I was at City, and we played some really important games against them.

Sport Record-breaking spree earns King Kohli rare double in ICC ODI rankings
Author: 0 Record-breaking spree earns King Kohli rare double in ICC ODI rankings

The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli can be the first Indian to reach the 2,000 run landmark in T20Is. Since they won the dead rubber third Test match , India's record on this tour is 6-1. Virat made all the girls adore him with his recent statement about his wife after hitting a century where he said that she was his biggest support system and now the captain of the Indian Cricket Team has posted a picture embracing his wife in his arms.

Sport Jessie Diggins wins historic cross-country gold
Author: 0 Jessie Diggins wins historic cross-country gold

She finished 40th in the skiathlon and 16th in the 10km freestyle earlier in PyeongChang. And with plans firmly in place to retire and make a new home with her family after the 2018 Games, it seemed possible that Randall, 35, might see her career end without an Olympic medal.

Author: 0 Czechs reach semis in ice hockey in Pyeongchang

The Czechs won Group A, the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation won Group B, and Sweden won Group C. Canada had the best record among the second-place teams. Based on their strong finish in group play, the Czech team hadn't played since Sunday. The Czechs' goals had come through Kolář and Kundrátek. The U.S.'s Ryan Donato (Harvard University) scored the first goal of the match early in the first period, on a feed from Troy Terry (University of Denver) - but the Czech Republic answered ...

Sport Michigan State clinches share of Big Ten crown with win over IL
Author: 0 Michigan State clinches share of Big Ten crown with win over IL

Michigan State is now riding a ten-game win streak going into Tuesday night's game. Kaleb Wesson added 14, and Kam Williams, playing his last home game, had 13 as the Buckeyes (23-7, 14-3 Big Ten) got a feel-good win on senior night, coming on the heels of tough road losses to Penn State and MI that dropped them out of first place in the conference.

Sport Sevilla must 'kill' Sanchez to win - Montella
Author: 0 Sevilla must 'kill' Sanchez to win - Montella

This is the first time United have reached the knockout stages of the competition since 2014, while Sevilla are yet to reach the quarter-finals, having lost to Leicester last season. I don't even like the fact that the player that cost X millions doesn't have the same responsibility of one that cost three times X. They have the same responsibility.

Sport Manchester United look at Kroos
Author: 0 Manchester United look at Kroos

Manchester United are reportedly looking to sign Real Madrid central midfielder Toni Kroos this summer, after Jose Mourinho admitted to the media that he is actively searching for a new man in the engine room. The Germany global is seen as the ideal replacement for Michael Carrick, 36, who is set to retire this summer. Although Madrid's squad has appeared in need of refreshing at times this season, it would be a huge shock if Los Blancos were willing to let a player of such ...

Sport Cuban to Mavericks: Losing is the Best Option
Author: 0 Cuban to Mavericks: Losing is the Best Option

This season has already been pretty tough for the Dallas Mavericks . They also say that no knowledge of Ussery's sexual misconduct was known during his almost two decades as team CEO. The Mavericks said they will not make further comment until completion of the independent investigation, which the National Basketball Association says it will monitor closely.

Sport New Zealand wins toss, bats in T20 final vs Australia
Author: 0 New Zealand wins toss, bats in T20 final vs Australia

Thus Australia Cricket team is unbeaten and it is predicted that they will win this game for sure. It is a note that New Zealand has lost their last four T20I matches at Eden Park. David Warner has won 8 of 9 as T20 captain. "In Australia , you set fields for certain players where they're going to hit". "We've had some of the most fantastic games of cricket there", Williamson said.

Sport Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona
Author: 0 Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona

However, Antonio Conte's side were only ahead for 13 minutes before Andreas Christensen played a loose pass and Andres Iniesta linked up with Messi , who slotted it past Thibaut Courtois. Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has admitted that his side are disappointed with their 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie with Barcelona .

Sport UCCS holds Olympics watch party for business student Mirai Nagasu
Author: 0 UCCS holds Olympics watch party for business student Mirai Nagasu

Nagasu was fourth at the Vancouver Games eight years ago when she was only 16 years old. Nagasu was part of the USA team that won a bronze medal in the team event, finishing second in the ladies free skate portion, becoming the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympic Games .

Sport Mayfield decides not to attend National Football League draft
Author: 0 Mayfield decides not to attend National Football League draft

Mayfield is now doing his best to fight back comparisons to failed NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel , who's immature and hard-partying led to an earl exit from the league. Mayfield said he's going to visit the Cleveland Browns in early April. "This process right now is different than anything of the stuff I've been through before because it's more individualized right now than anything else", Mayfield said.

Sport Daytona 500: Austin Dillon takes victory in No. 3
Author: 0 Daytona 500: Austin Dillon takes victory in No. 3

Almirola was leading on the final lap when Austin Dillon got a big run on the outside. So both Almirola and Stewart could smile after this Daytona 500, a feeling that hiring Almirola to drive the Stewart-Haas Racing No. "We are going to keep kicking butt the rest of the year!" Restrictor-plate races are notoriously known for blocks that didn't work. Inspired by the good-luck coin, Dillon also had a penny in the No.

Sport Bears decline Josh Sitton's $8 million option
Author: 0 Bears decline Josh Sitton's $8 million option

General manager Ryan Pace called Sitton on Tuesday to inform him of the club's decision, which comes after news the team is terminating the contract of inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman . The window to decide on Sitton's option opened five days after the Super Bowl and was set to close March 9. It can be argued that Nelson is the top player in the National Football League draft, but due to positional value, he will fall into the lower half of the top ten.

Sport Russian team in shock over Olympics doping scandal
Author: 0 Russian team in shock over Olympics doping scandal

The IOC said on Monday that any doping violation would be decided by CAS and that a decision would come very quickly after analysis of a B sample. The Russians had been hoping that a clean record at Pyeongchang would persuade the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to allow them to march at the Games closing ceremony on February 25 with the Russian flag and in national uniform.

Sport Torino 0 Juventus 1: Champions win derby but lose Higuain
Author: 0 Torino 0 Juventus 1: Champions win derby but lose Higuain

Juventus have suffered yet another injury blow after Gonzalo Higuain was forced off in the Turin derby, potentially throwing his participation against Tottenham Hotspur into doubt. The 30-year-old was seen hobbling around the pitch during Juventus' 1-0 win over neighbours Torino , after a collision with former Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu .

Sport Williams and Halfpenny return to face Ireland
Author: 0 Williams and Halfpenny return to face Ireland

Murray and Sexton form the heartbeat of Ireland's side and their kicking threat as led to Gatland making three changes to his side from the 12-6 defeat to England. "We felt it was the right time to bring him back in and he's been a part of those recent performances and results against Ireland ". Wales team to play Ireland: L Halfpenny (Scarlets); L Williams (Saracens), S Williams (Scarlets), H Parkes (Scarlets), S Evans (Scarlets); D Biggar (Ospreys), G Davies (Scarlets); R Evans ...

Sport Christian Coleman breaks Maurice Greene's 20-year-old 60m world record
Author: 0 Christian Coleman breaks Maurice Greene's 20-year-old 60m world record

The final got underway at the second attempt following a false start, with Coleman coming out of the blocks with a reaction time of 0.149 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Twenty years after Maurice Greene set the record, the four-time Olympic medalist could only watch on as Coleman pinched the accolade but he still reacted by posting a classy tweet.

Sport Diamondbacks acquire OF Steven Souza from Rays in three-way trade
Author: 0 Diamondbacks acquire OF Steven Souza from Rays in three-way trade

Souza, who before last season was known mostly for his frequent highlight reel plays in the outfield, flashed some big power in 2017 with a career best 30 homers. He hit a combined.297 with 12 homers and 53 RBIs for Class A Tampa and Double-A Trenton last season. (.460). He ended the 2017 season ranked by MLB.com as the No.

Sport Nathan Chen bounces back from Olympic disaster, delivers 6 quads
Author: 0 Nathan Chen bounces back from Olympic disaster, delivers 6 quads

Nathan Chen was almost at a loss for words trying to explain where his Olympic short program went awry, leaving the American medal contender fortunate just to qualify for the free skate . In the "kiss and cry" corner he bowed again, this time to his coach Brian Orser as his score of 206.17 points came over the tannoy. He told InStyle back in the fall that he looked forward to the opportunity to go to the Olympics , and it has been a dream of his since he started skating as a kid.

Sport Duce Staley, Mike Groh interview for Eagles' offensive coordinator job
Author: 0 Duce Staley, Mike Groh interview for Eagles' offensive coordinator job

Peduzzi joined the Eagles in 1999 and accepted the head trainer job in 2013 when former coach Chip Kelly arrived. Pederson interviewed Groh and running backs coach Duce Staley Monday before choosing Groh for the OC job today. The 46-year-old Groh has spent the past five seasons in the National Football League as a wide receivers coach with the Chicago Bears , Los Angeles Rams and Eagles.

Sport Former Wildcat coach Gary Henderson set to take over at Mississipip State
Author: 0 Former Wildcat coach Gary Henderson set to take over at Mississipip State

Henderson won 258 games in 8 seasons in Lexington, leading the Wildcats to NCAA Regionals in 2012 and 2014. Cannizaro was only in his second year on the job, posting a 40-30 record. Cohen, the former MSU baseball coach from 2009-16, hired Cannizaro as his replacement on November 5, 2016. He said "although I have taken this position under some unfortunate circumstances, I have been with this team for two years.

Sport UberEATS driver surrenders to police after deadly Buckhead shooting
Author: 0 UberEATS driver surrenders to police after deadly Buckhead shooting

Monday and is in police custody. Thornton was taken by ambulance to Grady Memorial Hospital where he later died. "There's no question that my client was defending himself", he said. There was a verbal altercation after Thornton screamed a profanity toward Bivines, the attorney said. Thornton graduated from Morehouse College a year ago with a political science degree and had recently started a new job, the paper reports.

Sport Sally Field tries to get her son to date Adam Rippon
Author: 0 Sally Field tries to get her son to date Adam Rippon

And one more did you know. Adam Rippon has become one of the breakout stars of the Winter Olympics, after he became the first openly gay man from the USA to qualify for the competition. Last month, the Olympian said he'd refuse a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence because of his anti-LGBTQ record. In a since-deleted announcement, the network announced it had added Rippon to its coverage team.

Sport How to Watch USA vs. Slovakia Hockey
Author: 0 How to Watch USA vs. Slovakia Hockey

Falling into the trap North American teams sometimes do on the wider worldwide ice, the USA has taken a lot of harmless shots from far out, many without traffic in front of the net to screen the goaltender. The Americans, who had previously defeated Slovakia, 2-1, in group play, advanced to Wednesday's quarterfinal matchup against undefeated Czech Republic (10:10 p.m.

Sport Bakayoko Out, Alonso Returns Against Barcelona In Champions League Cracker - Conte
Author: 0 Bakayoko Out, Alonso Returns Against Barcelona In Champions League Cracker - Conte

It's the ideal warm-up for Antonio Conte's men as they entertain Spanish giants Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday. Olivier Giroud and Willian starred as Chelsea reached the FA Cup quarter-finals on Friday . "You can see the team has good team cohesion and it was very important to bounce back from the two games before [and] the West Brom game", Giroud said .

Sport Roger Federer beats Grigor Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open title
Author: 0 Roger Federer beats Grigor Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open title

I would be pleased if he stays much longer in tennis". 20-time Grand Slam tennis champion Roger Federer has signed a multi-year extension of his personal endorsement deal with German vehicle giant Mercedes-Benz. Federer, who has 20 Grand Slams to his name, said his next target is 100 career titles. More than 14years after Federer first reached No. 1, swissinfo.ch looks at the complete history of all the top-ranked maleplayers in one graphic.

Sport Ulreich starts for Bayern v Besiktas
Author: 0 Ulreich starts for Bayern v Besiktas

Bayern Munich and Besiktas' only previous encounter was in the 1997/98 Champions League group stages. "I have studied Besiktas in detail and not only do they have many players who previously played in the Spanish league at Madrid, Barca or Valencia, but they also have two Dutch national team players".

Sport Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona 500
Author: 0 Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona 500

He found himself in a back-and-forth race with Busch and Hamlin in which the three were swapping positions and trying to make it to the finish line. Dillon wasn't a factor in his Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet until the final lap in overtime when he got a push from Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr .

Sport We went with BJP, didn't get justice: CM Chandrababu Naidu
Author: 0 We went with BJP, didn't get justice: CM Chandrababu Naidu

All through the first half of Parliament's Budget Session, TDP leaders also protested inside the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha over the issue. Ruling out any compromise on the state's interests, he declared that he is ready to make "any sacrifice".

Sport Kuwait invites Duterte to visit amid tensions
Author: 0 Kuwait invites Duterte to visit amid tensions

The Philippine government has recently launched an aggressive campaign to educate and inform Filipinos about human trafficking to prevent them from falling prey to unscrupulous groups and individuals who take advantage of Filipinos who wish to work overseas especially in the Middle East.

Sport Purdue's Vincent Edwards will miss Penn State game with ankle injury
Author: 0 Purdue's Vincent Edwards will miss Penn State game with ankle injury

He left the game after that as an irate Purdue coach Matt Painter screamed at two officials there must have been a foul. While Penn State will play OSU tough on their home floor, they cannot expect to see the same results from deep they saw three weeks ago when they defeated Ohio State 82-79.

Sport Spanish police clear West Brom four of taxi theft
Author: 0 Spanish police clear West Brom four of taxi theft

Jonny Evans , Gareth Barry , Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill have been identified as the four West Brom players involved in this week's antics in Spain. West Brom's next two Premier League fixtures are against Huddersfield Town , who are just a point outside the relegation zone, and Watford respectively.

Sport Jose Mourinho says Manchester United have 'some problems' with injuries
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho says Manchester United have 'some problems' with injuries

I don't think they're happy to make mistakes and if they have the VAR to help them make the right decision, I think the referees are probably happy with that. They have nothing to play for in the league - their challenge was over six weeks ago - and Antonio Conte has probably had an eye on this one since then.

Sport Louisville loses appeal, 2013 NCAA Tournament Title banner coming down
Author: 0 Louisville loses appeal, 2013 NCAA Tournament Title banner coming down

Louisville had announced in December it would appeal NCAA sanctions from a sex scandal. "Because the student-athletes received improper benefits", a four-person appellate panel said in a legalistic decision, "it follows they competed while ineligible, which in turn supports the vacation of records and financial penalties imposed by the Committee on Infractions".

Sport Hornets unlikely to bring back GM Rich Cho next season
Author: 0 Hornets unlikely to bring back GM Rich Cho next season

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Tuesday morning that Cho, whose contract runs up this summer, would not be re-signed by the Hornets and that Michael Jordan would be looking to bring in a veteran GM to try and turn things around. Cho has been the GM in Charlotte since 2011, and the team has not performed well since then. Trades for Nic Batum, Dwight Howard and Jeremy Lamb highlighted his time with the team.

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