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Author: 0 No Pyeongchang invite for CAS-cleared Russians, says IOC

CAS secretary general Matthieu Reeb said the first hearing started Wednesday but had been adjourned to Thursday, resuming at noon, "in order to hear also the second case". BC Place will glow red on select days and will feature a medal ceremony animation during the opening and closing days, and on days when Team Canada wins a medal.

Sports Arsene Wenger says English 'may be diving masters' ahead of Spurs clash
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger says English 'may be diving masters' ahead of Spurs clash

The Gunners are said to have Nacho Monreal , Danny Welbeck and Petr Cech match fit for the trip to Wembley to face Tottenham . "We had a few problems with Cech, who we are not sure about at the moment because he's not trained". Just the fact that they beat Man United in their last one (and followed up with a draw at Liverpool ) should be a worry enough, but the fact is that they haven't lost a home League game since Chelsea won there at the beginning of the season -back in August! ...

Sports Rain postpones Pacers-Pelicans game. Yes, you read that right
Author: 0 Rain postpones Pacers-Pelicans game. Yes, you read that right

But both teams determined that concerns about water dripping on the court possibly again once the game was underway, as well as damage done to the court from the initial leak, made it too risky to play. The game, originally scheduled for an 8pm local time tip-off, was initially delayed 30 minutes. After that 30 minutes, 45 minutes into it, you started hearing there was a good chance it was going to be cancelled.

Sports Bayern Munich put six past Paderborn to reach DFB-Pokal semi-finals
Author: 0 Bayern Munich put six past Paderborn to reach DFB-Pokal semi-finals

Bayern went 2-0 up on 25 minutes when Coman lobbed the defence and striker Lewandowski finished clinically. But Dominik Kohr set up Julian Brandt to pull one back on a counterattack after half an hour played, and the Germany worldwide equalized with his second goal - a flawless strike to the top right corner - early in the second half.

Sports CAS defers appeals by Russians
Author: 0 CAS defers appeals by Russians

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has defended the organization's handling of the Russian Federation doping scandal ahead of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang . Bach dodged a question over VIP seating arrangement at Friday's opening ceremony, which is drawing keen attention amid the scheduled attendances by U.S.

Author: 0 International Olympic Committee chief 'disappointed' over lifting of Russian doping bans

One-hundred-sixty-nine Russian athletes will compete in Pyeongchang under the banner of "Olympic Athletes from Russia" after they passed the IOC vetting process. "We feel that this decision shows the urgent need for reforms in the internal structure of CAS", he added. A report released in November 2015 from a probe led by Richard Pound, the former World Anti-Doping Agency president and the IOC's longest serving member, outlined "a deeply rooted culture of cheating", a state-sponsored ...

Sports Real Madrid tipped to beat PSG by Bayern boss Jupp Heynckes
Author: 0 Real Madrid tipped to beat PSG by Bayern boss Jupp Heynckes

Xavi, the Barcelona great who won the Champions League four times, said while he expected an improved Madrid, Ligue 1 leaders PSG deserved favouritism. They have much more experience than Paris Saint-Germain. "Everyone knows that Madrid has the DNA of victory and more in this competition". "They have not bought big and thought that with the young players they can compensate for that".

Sports Philadelphia Gears Up to Shut Down for Eagles Parade
Author: 0 Philadelphia Gears Up to Shut Down for Eagles Parade

Pederson , offensive coordinator Frank Reich and quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo all worked overtime to get Foles ready after Wentz was injured. The first was a play that already has gone down as the favorite and perhaps most pivotal in the history of the franchise: The Philly Special , which involved Foles catching a TD pass instead of throwing one.

Sports Day and Scott chase ranking rise at Pebble Beach
Author: 0 Day and Scott chase ranking rise at Pebble Beach

They gave 3,000 pounds of plywood to the city of Gonzales to use for repairs to batting cages in city parks; 48,860 pounds of laminate flooring, wood and carpet were donated for the goal of reuse; 20 yards of cloth to the SPCA for Monterey County, which used it to line animal cages; 13,500 pounds of leftover food to the Food Bank for Monterey County; and of 120 dumpsters unloaded from the event, most were filled with recyclables - only two were considered trash.

Sports Ronaldo reveals what he must do to maintain top form
Author: 0 Ronaldo reveals what he must do to maintain top form

The Paris Saint-Germain defender has tested himself against the best in the business at club level and on an global stage with Brazil. However, Ronaldo has stressed that he has not managed to get any confirmation from the officials of the 12-time European winners regarding the PSG star.

Sports Watford thrashing piles pressure on Chelsea boss Conte
Author: 0 Watford thrashing piles pressure on Chelsea boss Conte

Chelsea have reportedly made a decision to keep faith with under-fire manager Antonio Conte despite the club's 4-1 defeat at the hands of Watford on Monday night. Courtois' two children live in Madrid, a city he lived in during his three seasons at Atletico, and he is finding it hard to be separated from them. "As far as I was concerned the Chelsea performance was so lacklustre and it was uncharacteristic of them".

Sports Who would follow Conte at Chelsea? John Terry
Author: 0 Who would follow Conte at Chelsea? John Terry

To say their captain Cahill was hurting following their showing is an understatement. The first-choice left wing-back, Marcos Alonso , was rested at Vicarage Road as a precaution after feeling discomfort in the build-up, while David Luiz and Thibaut Courtois have only just returned from ankle problems.

Sports Auburn shows 'heart' in last-second loss to Texas A&M
Author: 0 Auburn shows 'heart' in last-second loss to Texas A&M

But then he backed out of that verbal pledge on December 20, the first day of the early signing period, and committed to Nick Saban's program two days later. The Aggies lost their only LB commit, DaShaun White, after Kevin Sumlin's dismissal, and were unable to ink in-state products Alston Orji (Rockwall/Vanderbilt) and Bumper Pool (Lucas/Arkansas) to address this need.

Sports BCCI website goes on blink after non-payment of dues by Lalit Modi
Author: 0 BCCI website goes on blink after non-payment of dues by Lalit Modi

Supreme Court had agreed to hear the proceedings on February 5 and now are seeking the response from the powerhouse of the Indian cricket within the next four weeks. Sreesanth , who turns 35 tomorrow, is unlikely to make a comeback to the national team, but if the BCCI is forced to overturn his ban, he could return to domestic cricket.

Sports Wilder: Joshua is Not Worldwide, Nobody Knows His Name in US
Author: 0 Wilder: Joshua is Not Worldwide, Nobody Knows His Name in US

Giving his opinion, Joyce added: "I think probably Joshua will win, but Parker will make it very hard work for him". Joseph Parker is not interested in fame, he simply wants to take Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight titles, says his promoter David Higgins.

Sports Kim Jong Un's sister to attend Winter Olympics in South Korea
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un's sister to attend Winter Olympics in South Korea

Kim said he feels that the competition is just around the corner now that he is training at the venue in Gangneung, 230 kilometers east of Seoul. US Vice President, who is now on a trip to Asia and will attend Friday's opening ceremony, said Pyongyang's attendance will not hide its nuclear and missile threat and its human rights abuses.

Sports Russian athletes in limbo as CAS adjourns latest appeals
Author: 0 Russian athletes in limbo as CAS adjourns latest appeals

The applicants in this second procedure are Alexander Legkov, Maxim Vylegzhanin, Evgeniy Belov, Alexander Bessmertnykh, Evgenia Shapovalova, Natalia Matveeva, Aleksandr Tretiakov, Elena Nikitina, Maria Orlova, Olga Fatkulina, Alexander Rumyantsev, Artem Kuznetcov, Tatyana Ivanova, Albert Demchenko, Sergei Chudinov v.

Sports Pochettino backs Lamela to reach 'a higher level than before'
Author: 0 Pochettino backs Lamela to reach 'a higher level than before'

Spurs didn't really improve until they got a slice of luck that resulted in the opening goal. Spurs coach Mauricio Pochettino made 10 changes to team that played out a 2-2 draw with Liverpool at the weekend. Spurs have kept clean sheets in each of their last four home games in all competitions, they last kept more consecutive shutouts on home soil in September 2013 (six).

Sports Erin Hamlin named USA's flag bearer for Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Erin Hamlin named USA's flag bearer for Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are about to get underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea with the Games' Opening Ceremony set to take place Friday. Hamlin is also the fourth luger to receive the honor. "Now being voted flag bearer is a whole new level", Hamlin said in the statement. As for Hamlin, she's hoping to continue her run at this year's games when women's luge starts on February 12.

Sports Steelers owner Art Rooney II happy with Mike Tomlin as head coach
Author: 0 Steelers owner Art Rooney II happy with Mike Tomlin as head coach

Bell also said last month that he believes both parties are closer to a contract than a year ago, when he skipped all of training camp and played the season on a $12.1 million franchise tag. Despite the Steelers' one-and-done playoff performance, Rooney threw his support behind coach Mike Tomlin , whose 116 wins is second all-time among National Football League coaches through 11 seasons.

Sports Over-analysis is killing football, says Pochettino
Author: 0 Over-analysis is killing football, says Pochettino

Alli was accused of diving - and yellow carded as a result - during the 2-2 draw with Liverpool last Sunday but, in quotes published by the Daily Mail , Pochettino launched a defence of his young star. He remarked: "Twenty years ago, 30 years ago, it was like "all congratulate the player when he tricks the referee". That is the football I was in love with when I was a child.

Sports Clippers, Lou Williams agree to contract extension
Author: 0 Clippers, Lou Williams agree to contract extension

Even excellent, consistent play from guys like Lou Williams can't save the Clippers completely unless they do something about who their head coach of the future is going to be. With this deal, Williams is no longer eligible to be traded so any deal the Clippers make may instead include Jordan or another player on their roster.

Sports Los Angeles Times sold to local billionaire Doctor for $500 million
Author: 0 Los Angeles Times sold to local billionaire Doctor for $500 million

Tronc Inc said on Wednesday it agreed to sell the Los Angeles Times , the San Diego Union-Tribune and some other newspapers to billionaire investor Patrick Soon-Shiong for US$500 million cash. Soon-Shiong has also faced allegations that he has used his philanthropic outfits to feed his own businesses. A return to local ownership would restore pride at the Times , said veteran media business analyst Ken Doctor.

Author: 0 Virat Kohli: The run machine breaking all records

South Africa: Aiden Markram , Hashim Amla , JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Lungisani Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Khayelihle Zondo, Farhaan Behardien, Heinrich Klaasen (wk).

Sports Hornets Acquire Knicks Center Willy Hernangomez
Author: 0 Hornets Acquire Knicks Center Willy Hernangomez

Just one day later, he learned that he was being sent to the Charlotte Hornets . The Knicks acquired Hernangomez with the No. 35 overall pick in the 2015 National Basketball Association draft out of Spain, where he starred for Real Madrid .

Sports Maxwell leads Australia to T20 win over England
Author: 0 Maxwell leads Australia to T20 win over England

He was 83 not out when Australia still needed 17 runs to win, effectively having to score all of those runs to reach three figures. As with England , Australia started to find runs hard to come by midway through their innings. Malan, who didn't play for England in their 4-1 ODI series win over Australia , played a composed hand as his teammates fell around him. Eoin Morgan came to the crease and the England captain supported Malan as the pair continued to contribute at ten runs ...

Sports Sarri: Contract Talks Ongoing Amid Chelsea Rumours
Author: 0 Sarri: Contract Talks Ongoing Amid Chelsea Rumours

The 59-year-old now has Napoli leading the Serie A standings ahead of powerhouses Juventus , while his side are through to the last 32 of the Europa League, where they are due to meet RB Leipzig over two legs. Reports have linked both Luis Enrique and Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri with the job in the summer. He added, "Between me and De Laurentiis, we need a few meetings".

Sports Jhulan Goswami becomes first woman to 200 ODI wickets
Author: 0 Jhulan Goswami becomes first woman to 200 ODI wickets

Aside from being the first ever woman to claim 200 ODI wickets and the leading wicket-taker in women's cricket, Goswami has achieved several other feats. India's Neetu David occupies the fifth spot with 141 wickets. It was back in May a year ago when Cathryn was overtaken by Jhulan, who had then become the highest wicket-taker in women's ODI history.

Sports Kristaps Porzingis suffers torn ACL and will be out for the season
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis suffers torn ACL and will be out for the season

With Porzingis out for the season, small forward Tim Hardaway Jr . The New York Knicks season is over. It will feel like the sky is falling in NY. He played more minutes than Jarrett Jack (17) and Frank Ntilikina (10) tonight, but all of these guys have been all over the place. But then Porzingis didn't get up.