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Winter Olympics 2018: French ice dancer suffers wardrobe malfunction Winter Olympics 2018: French ice dancer suffers wardrobe malfunction
- February 19, 2018

It happened to the French team of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron as they danced to songs by Ed Sheeran. Papadakis had tears streaming down her face as she moved through the media interview zone, leaving her partner Cizeron to take most of the questions for her. (more...)
76ers' Redick: I didn't say what people think I said 76ers' Redick: I didn't say what people think I said
- February 19, 2018

Redick, however, has denied this. ESPN did not shoot the Redick interview but did provide interviews for some of the players featured in the video, including former 76ers great Allen Iverson. Redick responded to the controversy on Twitter early Sunday, blaming a verbal slip for his use of the word. He offered a more detailed explanation in a follow-up tweet later Sunday evening, writing that he meant to say " NBA Chinese fans" before changing course mid-sentence to "NBA fans in China". (more...)
Abiteboul Seeking Red Bull Parity for Renault by 2019 Season Abiteboul Seeking Red Bull Parity for Renault by 2019 Season
- February 19, 2018

The team from Milton Keynes - which boasts one of the best driver pairings on the grid in Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo - will hope their new design will challenge Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team this term. The aerodynamic "shark fins", rear wing "monkey seats" and "T-bars" have been removed. While he expects Red Bull to race at the front once again with rivals Mercedes and Ferrari, taking top honours at the end of the year will prove challenging, according to Marko. (more...)
Wigan Athletic vs Manchester City Wigan Athletic vs Manchester City
- February 19, 2018

In contrast to City, though, the Latics are aiming to repeat their feat of two seasons ago - win League One and earn promotion back to the Championship - the two leagues Wigan have fluctuated between since 2013's highs. Wigan lost top spot in League One to Shrewsbury following a 2-0 defeat to Blackpool. "Of course, I am concerned because I saw the [third round] game against Bournemouth". (more...)
Match in Brazil abandoned after nine players sent off following mass punch-up Match in Brazil abandoned after nine players sent off following mass punch-up
- February 19, 2018

Bahia goalkeeper Fernando Miguel was unimpressed and went for Vinicius, leading to an utter free-for-all which would ultimately see seven red cards dished out, including one to a player who got involved in the scrap from the bench. Bahia has to be decreed victor by three to nothing, because there was deliberate attitude towards the closing of the match [exhibited by Vitoria]. According to the BBC , Bahia are likely to be awarded a 3-0 walkover victory. (more...)
Doping case launched against Russian athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky at Winter Olympics Doping case launched against Russian athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky at Winter Olympics
- February 19, 2018

After Krushelnitsky's "A sample" tested positive, Russian delegation spokesman Konstantin Vybornov said the athlete had surrendered his Games accreditation and left the Olympic village while awaiting the result of a second sample. "And if it hasn't been there will obviously be consequences". Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitckii is suspected of failing a doping test at the PyeongChang Olympic Games. (more...)
Cerrone stops Medeiros with TKO Cerrone stops Medeiros with TKO
- February 19, 2018

After tonight's victory, "Cowboy" has now tied with former champions George St-Pierre and Michael Bisping for the most wins in UFC history, ending tonight with his 20th victory in the octagon. Blood trickled from the head of Cerrone. After the fight, Medeiros embraced Cerrone's grandmother, who was ringside. "I bit down on my mouthpiece and said let's go", he told Jimmy Smith after being announced as the victor. (more...)
Tim Tebow will play in the major leagues — Mets GM Tim Tebow will play in the major leagues — Mets GM
- February 19, 2018

That's my guess, that's my hope, and to some extent now after a year and a half, a modest expectation". "This is entertainment too", Alderson said. Having specifics to work on during the offseason has been a huge advantage, Tebow said. Tebow was the first sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy, when he took home the award in 2007 while at Florida . (more...)
Don't take lowly Wigan lightly, Pep tells players Don't take lowly Wigan lightly, Pep tells players
- February 19, 2018

On the other side of the coin, I am expecting Manchester City to play well and try to kill this game quickly. They are here to play, I understand completely. "The impressive thing was he knew all about Wigan". However, wins in this season's competition over Bournemouth and West Ham mean that Guardiola will treat the tie with caution, although he is adamant that back-up goalkeeper Claudio Bravo remains his first choice for domestic cup competitions. (more...)
Watch Liverpool fans sing new Mohamed Salah chant — EXTRA TIME Watch Liverpool fans sing new Mohamed Salah chant — EXTRA TIME
- February 19, 2018

LIVERPOOL are reportedly ready to hand Sadio Mane a new contract. The report goes on to state that, at this stage, Liverpool are in no rush to get the deal done but that if the player agrees to a new two-year extension then he can expect his bumper rise. (more...)
Gold medalist Nao Kodaira cites Yuzuru Hanyu's heroics as inspiration Gold medalist Nao Kodaira cites Yuzuru Hanyu's heroics as inspiration
- February 19, 2018

Last week, Bergsma finished in eighth place in both the 1,500 meter and 1,000 meter races. South Korea's male duo Won Yun-jong and Seo Young-woo will compete in the first two heats of the two-man bobsleigh event at Olympic Sliding Centre in PyeongChang. (more...)
Braaten is 1st, Kenworthy last in Olympic slopestyle Braaten is 1st, Kenworthy last in Olympic slopestyle
- February 19, 2018

I think the only way to change perceptions, break down homophobia , break down barriers, is through representation. "That's definitely not something I had as a kid". The kiss may have felt easy. Heck, who does? "Quite honestly, I don't know a lot about the sport", Wilkas said . "Being out at these games has kind of meant the world to me", he said. (more...)
National Hockey League commissioner Bettman condemns 'reprehensible' Smith-Pelly abuse National Hockey League commissioner Bettman condemns 'reprehensible' Smith-Pelly abuse
- February 19, 2018

Last year, in an interview with the Toronto Star , Smith-Perry opened up about a similar incident from his rookie season in 2011, when a fan told Smith-Perry to "go back to playing basketball" at a rookie tournament in Penticton, British Columbia. (more...)
Pogba, Jones SHOCKED by ferocious attack from Man Utd boss Mourinho Pogba, Jones SHOCKED by ferocious attack from Man Utd boss Mourinho
- February 19, 2018

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that Michael Carrick will need replacement at the end of this Premier League season. The Frenchman was absent from the Red Devils' FA Cup win over Huddersfield on Saturday, though his younger teammate impressed in his absence as United switched to the 4-3-3 formation Pogba has craved. (more...)
Chelsea can exploit Barcelona weakness in Champions League showdown, says Antonio Conte Chelsea can exploit Barcelona weakness in Champions League showdown, says Antonio Conte
- February 18, 2018

Jordi Alba sealed the win late in the game as he took advantage of space down his flank following the dismissal of Fabian Orellana to fire home a rebound to see Barca come through a fixture that ended up being more hard than they would have liked. (more...)
Zidane: I want to finish this season with things in play Zidane: I want to finish this season with things in play
- February 18, 2018

With Europe offering Madrid their only realistic chance of picking up further silverware this season, Zidane has hinted he plans to rotate his squad in the upcoming weeks, starting this weekend against Betis . However, according to the Real Madrid's official website , Kroos could well be set to miss the all-important return leg at the Parc des Princes on March 6, after suffering lateral ligament damage. (more...)
Federer Destroys Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open Federer Destroys Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open
- February 18, 2018

Should he do it, the 20-time grand slam champion would become the oldest man to ever hold the position, beating Andre Agassi by three years. This was his third victory in Rotterdam following successes in 2005 and 2012. He improved to 7-0 career versus Dimitrov. "I was expecting a tough final, but I could see that Grigor was not at his best midway through. I'm very, very happy". (more...)
'This is every kid's dream' - Rochdale hero Davies overjoyed with Spurs draw 'This is every kid's dream' - Rochdale hero Davies overjoyed with Spurs draw
- February 18, 2018

Moments after Harry Kane fired home Spurs' go-ahead goal from the penalty spot at Spotland Stadium in the second half, Danny Rose dedicated it to recently-retired Tottenham academy graduate Ryan Mason by kissing the camera. This match marks the first competitive meeting between the two sides, with Rochdale losing their last six FA Cup matches against top-flight teams. (more...)
Ford brigade looks strong heading into Daytona 500 Ford brigade looks strong heading into Daytona 500
- February 18, 2018

But give them credit. Kurt Busch is the defending Daytona 500 champion, but the odds of a repeat are firmly against him if past history is an indication. There's never a more hopeful part of the year than the start of a new season. "It is new without a doubt but it's not as a much of a shock to me as it probably is to the outside world". (more...)
History for Hanyu as snowboarder's ski shock stuns Olympics History for Hanyu as snowboarder's ski shock stuns Olympics
- February 18, 2018

Vonn said she wouldn't be visiting the White House if she won a gold medal in skiing. "I didn't tell Laura until just after as I didn't want to jinx it". Ledecka says she's now at the centre of a tug of war between her coaches ahead of the parallel giant slalom on February 24. Ledecka went down the mountain long after the top skiers in contention had already tackled the course. (more...)

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