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Mikaela Shiffrin not convinced Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career is over Mikaela Shiffrin not convinced Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career is over
- February 24, 2018

Yes, there is a team event Saturday, but neither Vonn nor Shiffrin is expected to enter, as is the case with the rest of the sport's biggest names, who would prefer to take a break before returning to the World Cup circuit. "But I know he's watching, and I know that he's going to help me and I'm going to win for him". "I haven't had a lot of thoughts about it because first of all I don't think Lindsey thinks she's done yet, or passing the baton and I don't see myself taking the baton", she ... (more...)
Mohamed Salah credits Klopp for goal scoring prowess
- February 24, 2018

Both Liverpool and West Ham had last weekend off, having been knocked out of the FA Cup, and so should be fresh, with Klopp using the break to take his players to Marbella for a warm-weather training camp. I did not have a chance to play at Chelsea, but when I had the chance here, I am trying to show everyone my football. The 25-year-old has also learned plenty from Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp since arriving on Merseyside from Roma last summer. (more...)
IPL 2018: Steve Smith Named as Rajasthan Royals skipper IPL 2018: Steve Smith Named as Rajasthan Royals skipper
- February 24, 2018

Steve Smith of Rajasthan Royals . After the auction, a number of teams announced their captains but not of all of them have still confirmed their leaders. But there exists those too that whose captain's name is still behind the curtain. The KKR have also made a decision to unveil their captain on television and will follow suit Rajasthan Royals . (more...)
Canada's Toutant wins Olympic gold in snowboard big air Canada's Toutant wins Olympic gold in snowboard big air
- February 24, 2018

Lighting a fire with fans was the goal of holding a big contest at Fenway Park back in 2016. No, that's not what we're snacking on - those are snowboarding tricks. Mack said success by his American teammates served as motivation. "A couple of months ago I couldn't even snowboard so it definitely feels great that I'm able to ride at my best and to put the tricks down", he added. (more...)
Kasatkina stuns Muguruza to reach Dubai final Kasatkina stuns Muguruza to reach Dubai final
- February 24, 2018

The 23-year-old Ukrainian has now won her last five encounters against the twice grand slam champion. Serving at 3-5, she saved three set points with stubborn baseline play, including a huge forehand victor. I was just trying to do whatever I could. "But I will try to be ready and, yeah, just take next opponent on". Kasatkina came to Dubai with "no expectations" after retiring with a neck injury in her Doha opener the previous week. (more...)
Liverpool keen to offer Mane new contract as Klopp prepares to strengthen Liverpool keen to offer Mane new contract as Klopp prepares to strengthen
- February 24, 2018

The Liverpool boss said: "It was so often that we spoke so positively about Roberto and Mo - and Phil [Coutinho] when he was still here - and the "Fab Four" and now the "Fab Three" if that's possible". I think the drink driving thing was a little bit different. "I'm sometimes fine with it, sometimes more and sometimes less". "We need to be ready for a hard game". (more...)
Butland error keeps Stoke in Premier League relegation zone Butland error keeps Stoke in Premier League relegation zone
- February 24, 2018

Puel believes that the prolific duo can combine well for England, who begin their World Cup campaign against Tunisia on June 18. "We were outstanding, played ever so well, defended really strongly as a team and we looked great", Lambert said. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Arrives in Korea Ivanka Trump Arrives in Korea
- February 24, 2018

North Korea will send a high-ranking official accused of plotting several attacks on South Korea to lead its delegation at Sunday's Winter Olympics closing ceremony in the South . "But the joint efforts of South Korea and the United States to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula over the past 25 years have not succeeded", Moon was quoted as telling Ivanka . (more...)
Buhari stops Oyegun from firing back at Tinubu Buhari stops Oyegun from firing back at Tinubu
- February 24, 2018

Bello, while addressing State House reporters after the two-hour closed-door meeting, said the APC governors have confidence in Oyegun on the allegation by the national leader of the APC, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, that the party's national chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, was sabotaging the ongoing reconciliation efforts. (more...)
Marriage proposal delays Rio Open battle between Dominic Thiem and Fernando Verdasco Marriage proposal delays Rio Open battle between Dominic Thiem and Fernando Verdasco
- February 24, 2018

It was still a strong week for Monfils, who saved a match point in the first round against Horacio Zeballos before moving past top seed and World No. 3 Marin Cilic in a rain-delayed second-round encounter. Verdasco beat Argentina's Nicolas Kicker 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-0. Verdasco made it three wins in as many meetings with Thiem, claiming a 6-4 6-0 victory in just 86 minutes in the last-eight clash in Brazil. (more...)
Canadian ski cross athlete arrested at Olympics Canadian ski cross athlete arrested at Olympics
- February 24, 2018

However, Gangwon Provincial Police confirmed to Global News a 35-year-old Canadian freestyle ski-cross athlete and a manager were arrested. The CBC originally reported that the trio were arrested and released after hopping into an idling auto and driving it to athletes village. (more...)
Paul Scholes: What Romelu Lukaku needs to prove at Man United Paul Scholes: What Romelu Lukaku needs to prove at Man United
- February 24, 2018

Gary Neville believes Jose Mourinho should consider dropping Romelu Lukaku and deploy Alexis Sanchez in a central role. "He has now moved to a new club". United now sit second in the table, three points ahead of Chelsea going into the match at Old Trafford. It was a criticism levelled against the Belgian global during his Everton and West Brom days, with only 15 of his 85 league goals coming against Man United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal or Spurs. (more...)
Andreas Christensen can captain Chelsea - Antonio Conte Andreas Christensen can captain Chelsea - Antonio Conte
- February 24, 2018

This is what a winning mentality is. Willian is playing now and I am very happy with my choice. Willian deserved to start in the previous game, and played well. Confidence and commitment must indeed be back in full effect at Cobham if Conte's returning to one of last year's themes, about his job being not to keep players happy, but to win games (which in turn should make everyone happy). (more...)
Arsene Wenger Wants Quick Resolution To Jack Wilshere's Contract Situation Arsene Wenger Wants Quick Resolution To Jack Wilshere's Contract Situation
- February 24, 2018

It's not like a light switch, you can't just turn it on and off. The Arsenal players must drive you insane. Arsenal want to avoid a repeat of the situation that saw Ozil and Sanchez, as well as Jack Wilshere , enter the previous year of their contracts with their futures still uncertain. (more...)
Imran Khan criticizes bureaucracy for protesting against Cheema's arrest Imran Khan criticizes bureaucracy for protesting against Cheema's arrest
- February 24, 2018

He said that in response to NAB notices, Ahad Cheema had asked the NAB authorities for providing details of documents required by them as well as a statement of allegations. The NAB officials produced Ahad Cheema, who now heads two power companies, before AccountabilityCourt Judge Muhammad Azam in a special vehicle amid strict security arrangements. (more...)
Firmino calls for focus from Liverpool Firmino calls for focus from Liverpool
- February 24, 2018

And if Salah manages to score against the Hammers at Anfield, he will have an identical record to that exceptional final season from striker Luis Suarez - 37 games, 31 goals . "I'm really proud of Roberto and how he dealt with it". Salah told Sky Sports : "From day one, I feel the support and that they [the fans] like me, so I have to give more to make them happy. (more...)
India aim for perfect tour finale in 3rd T20I India aim for perfect tour finale in 3rd T20I
- February 24, 2018

Raina, who has been out of the ODI side for a while, may get an opportunity as India struggle to stabilise their middle order. With senior players being rested reports suggest that Rohit Sharma is all set to lead the team in Nidahas Trophy. (more...)
Qualifying for the Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway Qualifying for the Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway
- February 24, 2018

Kyle Busch streaked to the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway when he laid down a lap of 184.652 miles per hour during Friday's three-stage qualifying. Look to the Lasco Press for continuing live coverage all weekend from Atlanta. The news wasn't so great for defending champion Martin Truex Jr . Auto chief Blake Harris will have to sit out the remainder of the weekend, and Truex will start in the back of the field. (more...)
One dead, one missing after yacht flips during race One dead, one missing after yacht flips during race
- February 24, 2018

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) detected a distress beacon around 2.45am AEDT following the capsize of the 15 metre Finisher well of the coast of Mandurah just before midnight. A massive search operation is still underway for the sixth crew member despite rough conditions. Crew members were pulled from the water by other yachts taking part in the race. (more...)
Muirhead mistake proves crucial as Great Britain miss out on curling final Muirhead mistake proves crucial as Great Britain miss out on curling final
- February 24, 2018

We missed four or five shots in a row and you can not afford to do that at this level. "We went through a semi-final loss and we came back strong to get the bronze medal", said Muirhead. There was small controversy in the second end when Britain's Anna Sloan slightly slowed the path of a ricocheting stone on her turn, although Sweden were sporting to settle for shifting the stone a few inches further from the house. (more...)
Stokes set to make England return against New Zealand ODI Stokes set to make England return against New Zealand ODI
- February 24, 2018

Stokes is nonetheless nearly certainly about to play his first global match since September 24 - with opener Alex Hales highly likely to be the man who steps aside to achieve the balance Morgan wants in his 50-over team. "I think it's the skill of any professional sportsman... when it comes down to doing your job". "He looks in great nick, he's hit the ground running since he's been involved and he's been himself, which is great to see", Morgan told reporters in Hamilton ahead of the ... (more...)
Banco Bradesco (BBDO) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.17
- February 24, 2018

Victory Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in Banco Bradesco were worth $10,455,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 3rd. BancoBradesco S.A. (BBD) recently closed with rise of 0.68% to its 20-Day Simple Moving Average. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane: Marco Asensio, Lucas Vazquez Zinedine Zidane: Marco Asensio, Lucas Vazquez "important" players
- February 24, 2018

Both AS and Marca claim Madrid have chose to sell a player who cost them €101 million in the summer of 2013 from Tottenham . Speaking ahead of Saturday's clash against Alaves , Zidane said: " He will always be important in the team and is in the process of getting himself right ". (more...)
Winter Olympics: Second Russian athlete fails drugs test Winter Olympics: Second Russian athlete fails drugs test
- February 24, 2018

Nadezhda Sergeeva of Russian Federation has tested positive for a banned substance and has been disqualified from the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Saturday. Reuters reports that a majority of International Olympic Committee officials support restoring Russia's "nation" status, despite one case of doping from a Russian athlete on the mixed doubles curling team. (more...)
PyeongChang Olympic spectators top 1 million: organisers
- February 24, 2018

Speaking of Russian Federation, the nation's athletes finally have their first gold of PyeongChang , as 15-year-old Alina Zagitova edged teammate Evgenia Medvedeva for first place in the women's figure skating event. On Monday, February 12, the 24-year-old figure skater from California became the first USA woman to ever land a triple axel at the Olympics, and the third woman overall to do so, during her performance in the women's free skating portion of the team competition. (more...)

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