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by | February 16, 2018 | 23:14

JAMAICA'S Winter Olympic bobsleigh return was left in disarray after their coach quit in a bitter dispute - and threatened to take the team's sled! "I've never known such disappointment in this sport, in my life", she added. The Jamaican bobsled team's official account responded soon after. "The athletes clearly have no quit, so we would love to do our part and put the cost of a new bobsled on our 'bar tab'".

by | February 16, 2018 | 23:11

El Confidencial link the Premier League club as one of those who could make a swoop for the Real Madrid player. This is a different game, a different competition and it will be tough. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has refused to discuss rumours surrounding the future of defender Toby Alderweireld . This will be the first competitive meeting of any kind between these two sides.

by | February 16, 2018 | 22:49

The 35-year-old Vargas has played for five teams in his 12-year Major League Baseball career. It was a Jekyll and Hyde year for Vargas. It was his first full season back from Tommy John surgery after he pitched just 12 effective innings in 2016 (2.25 ERA and 0.92 WHIP).

by | February 16, 2018 | 22:49

Paddy Lowe ambitions to upgrade Williams' performance level this year with the team's new FW41, but expects fierce competition from mid-field rivals. "It is nothing new in Formula 1 that drivers come with money, and thank goodness they do", she said. The Russian impressed during the post-season Abu Dhabi test but his appointment has been shrouded in controversy amid claims his signing has brought around $15m to the team in sponsorship money.

by | February 16, 2018 | 22:01

We coped well, both with and without the ball. "We need to win there too". Spanish winger Asensio cost Real a mere 3.5 million euros from Mallorca in 2014 and entered the game only in the 79th minute but played a decisive role in Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo each scoring late on to give the European champions the edge in the tie.

by | February 16, 2018 | 21:50

WARNING! This article contains strong language and/or content that some readers may prefer to avoid. The France global, 24, was substituted in the 2-0 Premier League defeat at Tottenham Hotspur and started the next game against Huddersfield Town on the bench.

by | February 16, 2018 | 21:32

Adam Pengilly at the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018", the IBSF said in a statement. Confusion has resulted, however, after IOC Presidential spokesperson Mark Adams justified their response on four occasions partly on the grounds that a "volunteer" was involved, before Pyeongchang 2018 spokesperson confirmed that it actually concerned an employed security guard.

by | February 16, 2018 | 20:41

Below are some numbers and tidbits pertaining to NBA All-Star 2018. The All-Star Break is a great time for most teams to rejuvenate and review their goals as a franchise: Either make a case for the Playoffs or re-establish themselves as a contender for the National Basketball Association or Conference title.

by | February 16, 2018 | 20:35

According to a report from the New York Post , the Worldwide Leader plans to "back up the truck" in order to land Manning. Whether as a host for an awards show or Saturday Night Live, he has consistently drawn positive reviews for his humor and ability to engage an audience.

by | February 16, 2018 | 19:32

Meghan Agosta of Ruthven, Ont., and Hamilton's Sarah Nurse scored in the second period for the Canadians, who are aiming for a fifth straight Olympic title. Less than a minute after Bourque's second, Wolski split two Swiss defensemen and wired a wrist shot past Genoni into the top corner. "At the pre-tournament games in Riga, there was nearly a sense of guys were taking a deep breath now, we made the team, and guys were not wanting to get hurt, you know what I mean?" Jonas Hiller entered after ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 19:18

Arizona State snapped out of its offensive doldrums and slowed Arizona with full-court pressure. So, what was the difference? "But that's not the case", said Hurley, who dropped to 0-6 facing the Wildcats. "We really did", Hurley said. "They had nine (offensive rebounds) in the second half, so that hurts, and the tip-ins hurt". Arizona State rallied behind its talented backcourt to pull within one by halftime and to build a seven-point lead a few minutes into the second half.

by | February 16, 2018 | 19:04

Eduardo Nunez doesn't carry the heft and intimidation factor that J.D. Martinez would give the Red Sox, but he made his presence felt previous year, and the team appears ready for a 2018 reunion. He saw time at second base, shortstop, third base, left field and right field during the 2017 season and figures to give Red Sox manager Alex Cora a number of options with the lineup card on a daily basis.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:55

They moved within percentage points of San Antonio for third place in the Western Conference at 36-25. The Lakers shot so sharply to start the game, going 17 for 27 from the floor in the first quarter, that the Wolves produced separate spurts of 23-8 and 21-6 in the first half yet still trailed 65-62 at halftime.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:36

Nathan Chen competes in the men's single skating short program February 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea . "I just wanted to show everyone I'm back, I'm here", Hanyu said. "I'm really excited to start competing tomorrow". The disastrous short program prompted tweets of encouragement for Chen, including from Olympian Scott Hamilton.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:17

Carragher noted that Mane was back to his best with a clinical display, praised Salah for a "Messi-esque" goal, and also offered praise to forward Firmino for his performance in a resounding Liverpool victory. "But we are going to make their life hard and make them suffer". "Coutinho is a great player and when he left that put a greater responsibility on everyone else to perform but it is our job to deal with that responsibility".

by | February 16, 2018 | 14:28

More than 200 people have been affected by the outbreak of the highly contagious virus, which causes vomiting and diarrhoea. "We took them away from the rest of the team and now they have to recover", the spokesperson said. The Swiss Olympic team said in a statement the athletes had contracted the virus a few days ago but their symptoms had now mostly gone away and could potentially still compete.

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:51

Watch the Olympic Zone on February 14, 2018 for the latest on the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang. Jacobellis remains best known for the gaffe in which she held a commanding lead in 2006, tweaked a method grab to show style on the second-to-last jump, crashed out and recovered to take silver.

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:43

No. 12, meanwhile, is getting someR and R at his surfside compound in Costa Rica . The football player continued, "Learning turns everything into a positive. Congratulations Patriots for giving your best and to my love, we are incredibly proud of you because we are able to see every day all the commitment, sacrifice and hard work that you have devoted to become the best in what you do.

by | February 16, 2018 | 12:31

In eight out of sixteen games this season, Loris Karius has finished the 90 minutes with a clean sheet. But they both could find themselves shunted further down the pecking order if Liverpool can complete a second raid on Roma in successive summers.

by | February 16, 2018 | 11:10

Rizzo, who just arrived at Cubs' spring training in Mesa, Arizona, a few days ago, wrote: "Parkland and Coral Springs please stay strong!" Rizzo took batting practice at Stoneman Douglas High School during the offseason, the Sun-Times reports.

by | February 16, 2018 | 10:56

Having played no part in the Ashes, Stokes has now been cleared to represent England but a comeback in New Zealand during the tri-series was deferred by his need to appear at the Magistrates' Court. If found guilty by a jury, the offence carries a maximum penalty of three years in prison. A statement from the European Central Bank confirmed Stokes will arrive on Friday but added he is unlikely to play in England's last T20 round-robin match of the Tri-Series against the Kiwis in Hamilton ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 10:52

This is not to belittle the contributions of others, the ceaseless breaking of Kyle Walker, Sterling and Bernardo down the flanks, the prodding and jostling of Nicolas Otamendi in central defence, and the agility (one sudden superb save required in an hour and a half of perfecting his passing angles) of Ederson, but certain players will be indispensable when the big games inevitably come round for this side.

by | February 16, 2018 | 10:13

Guptill slugged his way to a century off 49 balls, a record for a New Zealander, as the hosts went on the offensive against the visitors, posting an imposing 243 for 6. Ben Wheeler has come into the playing XI instead. New Zealand , on the other hand, have won one of their two matches so far, and will need a win from their two remaining games to reach the final.

by | February 16, 2018 | 10:08

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 .

by | February 16, 2018 | 09:52

While he played down suggestions of the importance of this fight to him, Groves rubbished Eubank Jr questioning his appetite. Groves has a very, very strong and risky right hand. "Groves. Points I think". "I just feel that he might have taken himself off to Vegas and do a camp out there with some decent trainer and very good sparring available in the States but he hasn't, he's come back home and made a decision to train himself", said Groves, who trains under Shane McGuigan in south ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 09:37

George Hill during the timeout was talking to him and happy. "It's still going to be a process, but the first three games, I didn't think that we'd not be decent, but they exceeded my expectations". Wade looks to have quote-tweeted the guy he was trying to get in touch with and communicating a message to followers to put him in touch with the fan.

by | February 16, 2018 | 08:45

And there was one final twist as Batshuayi secured a first-leg victory with a stoppage-time victor, pouncing on Mario Gotze's pass after a bad clearance from Rafael Toloi. On-loan Sunderland forward Fabio Borini added the final goal in a 3-0 win over Ludogorets in Bulgaria. Mario Balotelli scored twice, but 10-man Nice blew a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 at home to Lokomotiv Moscow as Manuel Fernandes hit a hat-trick, while Valere Germain struck two goals as Marseille cruised past ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 08:22

The number one job in America, the appointed person is someone who doesn't understand the people. Donald Trump doesn't have the support of LeBron James and Kevin Durant . Durant said. "As the best two players, I feel like we can definitely take it to the next level if we just buckle up and play". "You have people who care about you, who love you and who will do anything at all to protect you".

by | February 16, 2018 | 08:19

The Jazz reaffirmed their status as the NBA's hottest team, their 101-99 triumph over western conference heavyweights San Antonio on Monday night giving them the longest active winning streak in the league. "Everybody knows Ben is a great passer and I try to get open", Saric said. While Belinelli is in Philadelphia and technically available to play on Monday, he is not expected to.

by | February 16, 2018 | 08:12

A long-running pursuit of Northern Ireland boss O'Neill ended in public rejection, a situation that contributed to the departure of Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan. "I told my agent I don't want any calls, any conversations about going to England because I believed we were going to qualify". "The only thing that made me leave was these niggly thoughts that I had to wait eight months for the next competitive game".

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:46

But the 27-year-old attacker has been heavily linked with Real Madrid and even spoken of his admiration for the club. It's a new challenge for me. The Frenchman spent five years with the before finally allowed to leave on the cheap in a three way deal that saw Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang move to Arsenal , and Michy Batshuayi join Borussia Dortmund on loan.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:13

It is also fair to say that Mourinho, who has often been criticised for being too cautious in "big" matches, is now being criticised for attempting to facilitate more attacking-minded players. Pogba was replaced by Mourinho in the 66 minute of last week-end's Man Utd away defeat to Newcastle . So, the concept of a central midfielder needing two other players beside him to cover his flaws is probably alien to the Irishman.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:47

Leading in short program, Sui and Han was hopeful to become the second Chinese pair to claim the Olympic gold in this event , after their coach Zhao Hongbo paring his wife Shen Xue won the title in Vancouver 2010. "I'm just happy that I could put together two runs". Pernilla Wilberg, the Albertville 1992 GS (and Lillehammer 1994 combined) victor, tweeted out this GS podium prediction a few days ago: Germany's Viktoria Rebensburg, Italy's Brignone and Norway's Mowinckel.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:09

South Africa will be strengthened by the return of Chris Morris for the last ODI, the allrounder having sat out in Port Elizabeth due to a stiff back. India play 10 ODI matches in England and New Zealand ahead of the World Cup in June 2019. The middle-order continues to be another area of concern.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:09

Slovenia captain Jan Mursak scored the tying goal with 1:37 left in regulation and the victor 38 seconds into overtime. F Chad Kolarik and D Will Borgen could get into the US lineup after being healthy scratches in the opener, though Granato was not displeased with anyone's play enough to make it an easy decision of who to take out.