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Astonishingly, the Olympic debutants scored a hugely impressive 81.93 points - only just behind Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, who broke the world record with 83.67. "It happened in the first few seconds of the program, I told myself that I had no choice, that he had to continue, this is what we did, she told". Both incidents still pale compared to Russian skater Ekaterina Rubleva's full-frontal boob flash at the 2009 European championships when her pink dress slipped down nearly to ...
  • Gus Kenworthy, Matt Wilkas Share Kiss On Live Olympic TV

    Gus Kenworthy, Matt Wilkas Share Kiss On Live Olympic TV

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    The kiss was as sweet and innocent as "Lady and the Tramp", rather than the sea-soaked, hot-and-foamy lip lock by Deborah Kerr and Burt Lancaster in "From Here to Eternity". Even with no new Olympic medal to hang around his neck, this eloquent skier's voice will still be heard. It's Goepper, who claimed silver, by finishing second to Oystein Braaten of Norway.
  • WWE Reportedly Interested In Signing NFL Superstar Rob Gronkowski

    WWE Reportedly Interested In Signing NFL Superstar Rob Gronkowski

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    Meltzer also said that if Rob were to sign with WWE , he would be making a lot less money than he now does, which already is a strong implication that a deal wouldn't happen. Last summer, Gronkowski took part in Wrestlemania when he helped his real-life friend Mojo Rawley in a match. Rawley described Gronk's WWE future as a matter of "when not if", telling TMZ Sports: "Are you kidding?" "...
  • VAR controversy as Mata goal disallowed for offside

    VAR controversy as Mata goal disallowed for offside

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    Mourinho maintains that the call was not a clear and obvious situation, and thus in violation of the VAR protocol. United arrived into this, our third meeting with Huddersfield in less than four months and made the ideal start, taking the lead early on through Lukaku.
  • Ernesto Valverde explains why he benched Philippe Coutinho

    Ernesto Valverde explains why he benched Philippe Coutinho

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    Sevilla also won before its Champions League meeting with Manchester United, beating Las Palmas 2-1 in the Canary Islands to move into fifth place. Alba's goal ensured that his side recorded their first win in three games after surprise successive draws against Espanyol and Getafe.
  • Management ´tiring´ but Zidane not ready to leave Madrid just yet

    Management ´tiring´ but Zidane not ready to leave Madrid just yet

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    Madrid's awful performances in Spanish La Liga where they are 17 points behind Clasico rivals FC Barcelona and UEFA Champions League where they came second in group standings were strongly criticized by Madrid supporters. I wanted to play a diamond [in midfield] as it seemed the best way to play against PSG. Madrid remain in fourth place in La Liga and now face into five easier on paper domestic games in three weeks - against Betis , Leganes, Alaves, Espanyol and Getafe - before the ...
  • 'Tito' Francona, father of Indians manager Terry, dies

    'Tito' Francona, father of Indians manager Terry, dies

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    Francona played 15 seasons in the major leagues, mostly with the Indians, and compiled 1,395 hits, 125 homers, 656 RBIs and a.272/.343/.403 slash line. Having Terry here for the last five years, one of the most meaningful things for me was to get to know his dad and build a friendship with him. Mr.
  • Roger Federer wins Rotterdam Open

    Roger Federer wins Rotterdam Open

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    In the Open era, only American Jimmy Connors has won more titles with 109. Earning more ranking points in Rotterdam before his points from Indian Wells and Miami dropped off allowed Federer to sneak past Nadal into the No. He deserves to win the tournament and played unbelievable tennis the whole week. Anything can happen out there, all credit to Roger. He raised the bar.
  • New Blood: NASCAR Rolls With the Changes in 2018

    New Blood: NASCAR Rolls With the Changes in 2018

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    Elliott will win the Daytona 500 because he's way overdue to win a race , and he's good at Daytona . Keselowski is the Las Vegas favorite to win Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500 , but he wrecked with two laps remaining in the qualifier and he'll need a backup for the main event.
  • Southampton Sees Off West Brom to Progress to Quarter-Finals

    Southampton Sees Off West Brom to Progress to Quarter-Finals

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    The next few months could be a major struggle for the club. Despite their league position, now 18th, the Saints have only conceded once in the FA Cup this season, scoring four goals in the process. "It was hard to go 2-0 down in the circumstances we're under and I think anybody who was here today will see that was a proper fight and a proper effort".
  • History for Hanyu as snowboarder's ski shock stuns Olympics

    History for Hanyu as snowboarder's ski shock stuns Olympics

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    Although the 22-year-old from ther Czech Republic dabbles in both winter sports, she always believed that she was a stronger snowboarder - winning a world championship in both parallel slalom (2015) and parallel giant slalom (2017). Yarnold and Deas claimed gold and bronze in the women's skeleton when the former's outstanding final run was followed by an error-strewn slide from Austria's Janine Flock, who consequently suffered the heartbreak of slipping from first to fourth.
  • Rookie Mitchell wins NBA Dunk Contest

    Rookie Mitchell wins NBA Dunk Contest

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    Smith is averaging 14.8 points and 4.9 assists per game with the Mavericks . Now, the first-year point guard hopes to keep his legs well rested entering the league's marquee athletic event of the weekend, emerging as a favorite for the slam-dunk crown.
  • Phoenix Suns Booker wins Three-Point Contest of 2018 NBA All-Star

    Phoenix Suns Booker wins Three-Point Contest of 2018 NBA All-Star

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    Thompson beat the buzzer with his final shot of the first round to reach the finals with 19 points. The Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker won the Three-Point Contest of 2018 NBA All-Star Saturday night at Staples Center. He said he prepared as if it was another game during the season. "I wanted to go out there and make a name for myself". I'm getting my work in. "I'm sorry I couldn't bring home a win for you guys, but I'll be back next year and get one".
  • Oystein Braaten captures gold in slopestyle

    Oystein Braaten captures gold in slopestyle

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    The third run by Goepper, who won Sochi bronze in 2014 as part of a US podium sweep, pushed him past Alex Beaulieu-Marchand by 1.20 points, with the Canadian taking bronze . The 26-year-old Kenworthy overcame a broken thumb suffered earlier in the week in training to throw out a dazzling array of tricks on the slopestyle course, which includes three rail-heavy features before three large jumps.
  • Marcel Hirscher leads GS; defending champ Ted Ligety trails

    Marcel Hirscher leads GS; defending champ Ted Ligety trails

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    The Austrian can become the 10th male alpine skier to win multiple gold medals at a single Winter Games and the first since his compatriot Benjamin Raich won the slalom and GS in 2006. Hirscher, also tasting gold in the combined event on Tuesday , maintained his top place after the first run and posted a best time of 2 minutes and 18.04 seconds en route to the victory.
  • Olympics Women's Super-G medal results, highlights and more

    Olympics Women's Super-G medal results, highlights and more

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    Ever think this was possible? Ledecka proved to be pretty adept at her other sport, too. She also said she would not accept an invitation to the White House either. Now, it's time for interviews and more interviews. I just focus on riding downhill, that's all. USA skier Lindsey Vonn had a disappointing start to her first Olympic Games in eight years .
  • New Zealand wins toss, bowls in tri-series T20 vs. England

    New Zealand wins toss, bowls in tri-series T20 vs. England

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    Dawid Malan and England captain Eoin Morgan stabilised the innings with a 93-run partnership, during which Malan registered his fifty. Unfortunately for England , New Zealand only needed to reach 175 to ensure it qualified for the final on run rate as both teams finished the series with one win.
  • Ilkay Gundogan double helps Manchester City dominate Basel

    Ilkay Gundogan double helps Manchester City dominate Basel

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    Forward Dimitri Oberlin fired wide and winger Mohamed Elyounoussi shot at City goalkeeper Ederson as Basel chased a consolation goal in vain. "But with five teams in the Champions League , you have to be looking at least one to the final or hopefully two, so that we can have an English victor".
  • Need to buy new Oxford Dictionary to describe Virat Kohli

    Need to buy new Oxford Dictionary to describe Virat Kohli

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    Though the World Cup is a year away, has India's overpoweringly dominant performance against the South Africans made them a strong contender for the title?It is not often that an Indian one-day team swamps its opponents in such a domineering fashion in their own den, that too one like South Africa .
  • Sheffield Wednesday hold Swansea in FA Cup on Carvalhal's Hillsborough return

    Sheffield Wednesday hold Swansea in FA Cup on Carvalhal's Hillsborough return

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    However, he was unable to taste victory over his former side in the FA Cup , as he now invites them back to the home of his new employers for an FA Cup replay - Wednesday's second replay of this season's competition. There were plenty of empty seats at Hillsborough but the home fans who had turned up were in good voice and they nearly had a goal to cheer inside three minutes as captain Adam Reach broke through on the right and his shot across goal was pushed behind by Kristoffer ...
  • Lindsey Vonn Responds to Trump Trolls After Super-G Loss

    Lindsey Vonn Responds to Trump Trolls After Super-G Loss

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    Ledecka, who is the first ever athlete to compete in both skiing and snowboarding at the Olympics, finished with a winning time of 1min 21.12sec to pip Austria's Anna Veith by one-hundredth of a second. Earlier in the week, Canadian short track speed skater Kim Boutin turned her social media accounts to private after receiving online abuse - including death threats - after a controversial finish to the women's 500-meter race.
  • Manchester City sell out Wembley allocation for Carabao Cup final against Arsenal

    Manchester City sell out Wembley allocation for Carabao Cup final against Arsenal

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    Guardiola , who is Catalan born and bred, enjoyed a glittering playing career with Barca and was part of Johan Cryuff's famous dream team at the Nou Camp, before later going on to manage his home town club. Both sides' current form doesn't give Arsenal fans much to cling to with their side recording three wins and three defeats in the last six games while their opponents have won five and drawn one, scoring 18 goals in the process.
  • Suarez and Alba give Barca win, Valencia stage late comeback

    Suarez and Alba give Barca win, Valencia stage late comeback

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    Moments later manager Jose Luis Mendilibar was sent to the stands for an angry reaction to Suarez not being booked for kicking the ball away. The results: Saturday: La Liga: Las Palmas 1 (Calleri 82-pen) lost to Sevilla 2 (Ben Yedder 35, Sarabia 50); Eibar 0 lost to Barcelona 2 (Suarez 16, Alba 88).
  • Chris Hughton Admits He Would 'Never Say Never' To Ireland Job

    Chris Hughton Admits He Would 'Never Say Never' To Ireland Job

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    Albion's debutant came narrowly close to opening his account for the club on five minutes, as his half-volley came back off the post after Markus Suttner's corner was headed down by Uwe Hunemeier. The winger nearly set up Locadia for his second four minutes later with an inch-perfect pass from the left, however the Dutchman swung and missed the ball with is left foot.
  • Coaching Real Madrid is an 'Exhausting' Task: Zinedine Zidane

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    Neymar steered a first-time shot too close to the Strasbourg goalkeeper early in the second half, while Di Maria was guilty of missing the target completely when teed up by Dani Alves. "You nearly think it's an injustice that PSG lost by such a big margin because it was a game that should have ended 1-1, 2-2 or 2-1 for PSG". "But remember: We lost a battle, not the war", Neymar Sr's message read.
  • Tiger Woods to play Honda Classic as comeback continues

    Tiger Woods to play Honda Classic as comeback continues

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    Playing just his third event since a fourth back surgery past year, Woods struggled to find any rhythm and maintain any momentum on a Riviera Country Club track that has often befuddled him. "We all love the word 'process, ' but all I'm missing is a couple little numbers and a little bit of confidence". He had missed four straight cuts dating to late past year, though he felt he was hitting it well in practice.
  • Short never doubted Australia's record-breaking chase

    Short never doubted Australia's record-breaking chase

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    New Zealand opener Martin Guptill rewrote T20I history en route a record-breaking century against Australia at Eden Park . New Zealand's 243 for six was the seventh highest worldwide total of all time in the format, and 29 more than Australia had ever conceded, but the visitors somehow took the win with seven balls remaining.
  • What athletes had to say about Adam Rippon's dazzling Olympic skate

    What athletes had to say about Adam Rippon's dazzling Olympic skate

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    He said, "I think I've shown the world that I'm a fierce competitor". In the individual competition Rippon ranked tenth, with fellow Team USA competitors Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou placing fifth and sixth, respectively. I'm not America's gay icon. Rippon has regularly - on social media and in interviews - talked about what it means to be an openly gay elite athlete.
  • Canada's Samuel Girard wins gold medal in 1000 metre speedskating

    Canada's Samuel Girard wins gold medal in 1000 metre speedskating

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    I was the guy in the front putting in a good pace that put everyone in trouble fighting to pass me. "I knew everyone was strong and wanted to be on the podium", Girard said to the ISU. It's Girard's first career Olympic medal. "Just before the race he came to me and said "let's go, you can do this", smiled Girard. One major obstacle to the gold medal was removed when the International Olympic Committee banned Sochi 1,000m champion Ahn from competing in Pyeongchang following an ...
  • What NASCAR Drivers Would You Put on Your Olympics Bobsled Team

    What NASCAR Drivers Would You Put on Your Olympics Bobsled Team

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    Thursday's Duels - the first time cars were on track since Sunday - underscored there increasingly has been too much dead time added to the Daytona schedule. Almirola was a victim of Johnson's misfortune. "I wrote about it when I was 7-years-old". I saw him pull out of line. - Yeah. Yeah. Well, first of all, I gotta thank everybody back here.
  • Taufatofua's result a success for Tonga

    Taufatofua's result a success for Tonga

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    How's that for a "glass is half full" perspective of going for Olympic gold? Taufatofua wrote on Facebook how it was "a dream" to "build an Olympic facility for the children of Tonga to one day have the privilege of being an Olympian and waving that flag".
  • Hosmer agrees to 8-year deal with San Diego Padres

    Hosmer agrees to 8-year deal with San Diego Padres

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    Eric Hosmer's contract will be the largest in #Padres history. The Boston Red Sox passed on Hosmer, sticking with Mitch Moreland for a two-year, $13 million deal. The first baseman will be leaving Kansas City for the sunny shores of San Diego. SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reported that Hosmer will receive $144 million with $105 million guaranteed, available to opt into a three-year, $39 million remaining agreement after 2022.
  • Rays trade P Jake Odorizzi to Twins

    Rays trade P Jake Odorizzi to Twins

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    With Odorizzi and newly signed right-hander Anibal Sanchez in the fold, the Twins have 17 players under contract for around $106.8 million. The Twins were a team in need of starting pitching as spring training opened. He finished a year ago with Class A Fort Myers. To make room on the 40-man roster for Odorizzi, the Twins have transferred Michael Pineda (Tommy John surgery) to the 60-day disabled list.
  • Khabib Reveals UFC Will

    Khabib Reveals UFC Will "100 Percent" Strip Conor McGregor's Title

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    This (in one way) seems like a more realistic opponent for Mayweather to start out with given the fact McGregor is a world champion in the UFC and Punk like Mayweather, is a novice. "Let's be realistic here - if the fight was to happen, I would almost be pushing Conor to say 'let's book that two or three weeks before a real one, '" he told The Mac Life .
  • LeBron James responds to Laura Ingraham on Instagram

    LeBron James responds to Laura Ingraham on Instagram

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    Ingraham took her rant a step further by insulting James' intelligence, suggesting that he isn't educated enough to speak on politics because he didn't graduate high school and all he knows how to do is "bounce a ball". Durant said he had not discussed Ingraham's segment or the surrounding uproar with James, explaining that he was trying to brush off the insult. KD: "When we talking about leadership and what's going on in our country.
  • Muslim body files plaint after Priya Varrier went viral with a wink

    Muslim body files plaint after Priya Varrier went viral with a wink

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    Priya , who belongs to Thrissur in Kerala, is ecstatic. According to Falaknuma Additional Commissioner of Police (ACP) Syed Faiyaz, "The youth said the song's lyrics allegedly hurt the sentiments of Muslims". Omar Lulu has directed Oru Adaar Love . "I would like to be known as a good actor rather than being known as the wink queen". Earlier, recalling the 30-second video which went viral on social media, Priya told PTI, "Our director told us that the 30-second shot should be a ...
  • CL: Liverpool's Firmino wants to make Porto suffer tonight

    CL: Liverpool's Firmino wants to make Porto suffer tonight

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    At this rate, Liverpool will have a job on their hands retaining Salah's services. Salah told the club's official website: "It is a great feeling to have scored 30 goals in a first season at a club like Liverpool ". " Yes, we're scoring lots of goals but can we see Mane and Salah continuing to score this amount of goals on a regular basis? ". "It's something huge, so I am very happy about it - but I have to carry on and keep looking forward to score many more goals".
  • Slovenian ice hockey team opens Olympics with upset over US

    Slovenian ice hockey team opens Olympics with upset over US

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    It's really good for the confidence. The team of Russian ice hockey players, who are participating in the 2018 Winter Games under the neutral status, began their Olympic journey in PyeongChang on Wednesday with a 2-3 defeat to Slovakia. The Russians gave up a two-goal lead as defensive errors allowed Slovakia to end the first period at 2-2. "And they scored a goal off one of them and from that point we were kind of on our heels".
  • Mourinho repeats Man United's summer transfer priority

    Mourinho repeats Man United's summer transfer priority

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    Paul accepts that he has not been playing well and that's all. "He is a player who divides opinion but I think he is a great player", Redknapp told The Debate on Sky Sports . "Scott McTominay didn't arrive here from the moon", added the Portuguese. He trained with us last season, he came with us in pre-season. For, as we head into the crunch stage of the campaign, a lack of form or consistency from the key stars could see Manchester United's season unravel quite quickly, if the manager ...