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Author: 0 Figure skating: Hometown skaters win roars of approval, praise from Kim Yuna

He was originally the favorite to win gold, but after his disastrous performance in his short program, many thought that that this was it for his Olympic career. Another athlete I said to look out for was Shiffrin. The main hashtag being used to show support for EXO , #Ready_EXOLympics, has been tweeted more than 2 million times , and even made it to the top trending topics in Singapore and Korea.

Sports Kelsey Serwa Wins Women's Ski Cross Gold
Author: 0 Kelsey Serwa Wins Women's Ski Cross Gold

She led the 24-skier field in the seeding round Thursday at Phoenix Park. Her grandfather Cliff is one of the founders of the ski hill and was there to witness the gold medal run, along with his wife, Serwa's parents and her boyfriend. It does not always work out. After Sochi, Serwa took a year off to heal her body and study human kinetics at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan in hopes of becoming a physiotherapist.

Sports Canada's Toutant wins Olympic gold in snowboard big air
Author: 0 Canada's Toutant wins Olympic gold in snowboard big air

In the final, the scores from each competitor's two best runs were added together to get the final results. Toutant came first with a score of 174.25 points from the first two attempts. USA snowboarder Kyle Mack utilized snappy and imaginative gets on his traps to wind up with a silver award, and Billy Morgan took bronze to enable Great Britain to accomplish its best Winter Olympic decoration pull ever.

Sports 2nd Russian Athlete Fails Doping Test At Winter Olympics
Author: 0 2nd Russian Athlete Fails Doping Test At Winter Olympics

She has been identified as Nadezhda Sergeeva , finished 12th in the two-woman bob where she had been the pilot with partner Anastasia Kocherzhova. The bobeuse Russian Nadezhda Sergeeva has been tested positive to an illicit substance during the olympic Games to Pyeongchang, said Friday the Russian Federation of bobsleigh.

Sports Del Potro loses at Delray Beach tennis
Author: 0 Del Potro loses at Delray Beach tennis

After an opening round win for the No. 1 seed, the American falls in the round of 16. Injuries limited Raonic's time on the court in 2017, and his first-round victory over Japan's Taro Daniel was his first Tour-level win in six months. I've had a tonne of tough losses against top guys. This is just my second or third win [over a Top 10 opponent]. "Still, I certainly will be better here than in Australia".

Sports Team Canada advances to semi-finals of Olympic men's hockey tournament
Author: 0 Team Canada advances to semi-finals of Olympic men's hockey tournament

It was a long, hard road to the Canadian Olympic hockey team for the 25-year-old, who is a member of Cote First Nation in Saskatchewan and grew up in Mallard, Man. From 14 to 25 February at the Olympics is men's hockey tournament. The young women on the Bobcat Team at Cornerstone Community Center can't get enough of the awesome finish by Team USA .

Sports Defending champion Wang misses the cut as Otaegui leads in Qatar
Author: 0 Defending champion Wang misses the cut as Otaegui leads in Qatar

That beats the previous mark of 10-under and, with the day coming to a close, the Spaniard has a one-shot advantage over Erik Van Rooyen , Eddie Pepperell and Gregory Havret . I played unbelievable tee to green the first 12 or 13 holes but holed nothing. "I played well and surprised myself really out there", Pepperell said.

Sports Lewis Hamilton prepared for rivalry with Sebastian Vettel to become spikier
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton prepared for rivalry with Sebastian Vettel to become spikier

The auto is the first Ferrari to have the mandatory Halo head protection system installed, and will be raced once again by Sebastian Vettel , runner-up in the championship to Lewis Hamilton last season, and Kimi Räikkönen . "And generally, over the last few years, I've not been too bad at it. Hopefully if I am performing at my best there will be issues - because they will be upset about it".

Sports Stephen Curry just couldn't miss as Warriors outgun Clippers
Author: 0 Stephen Curry just couldn't miss as Warriors outgun Clippers

Draymond Green had 13 points , seven rebounds and six assists . Those good vibes continued when Curry stared down Clippers owner Steve Ballmer after making a 3-pointer in the third quarter. It was the fast start Kerr had been searching for, and it was needed desperately. With 3.9 seconds left on the clock at the end of the first quarter, Draymond Green fired the ball into Curry.

Sports Mohamed Elneny's Arsenal draw AC Milan in Europa League last 16
Author: 0 Mohamed Elneny's Arsenal draw AC Milan in Europa League last 16

The Swedish side ran out of legs as their continental adventure came to an end with a famous victory, but Arsenal were left facing plenty of questions ahead of tomorrow's EFL Cup final against Manchester City at Wembley. Overall we responded very well. Milan destroyed Arsenal at the San Siro 4-0, but it was a spirited 3-0 fightback at the Emirates that almost completed the comeback.

Sports Sevilla boss Montella suggests killing Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Sevilla boss Montella suggests killing Alexis Sanchez

Sanchez claimed an assist in United's 2-0 FA Cup defeat of Huddersfield Town on Saturday and has generally looked lively in the majority of his outings since leaving the Gunners. "I think he (Sanchez) is a top-player with a lot of quality". "I'm very excited to be facing Mourinho, he was a pioneer in football tactics and I studied him a lot when I was starting out as a coach", the Italian added.

Sports Have Arsenal left it too late to keep Jack Wilshere next season?
Author: 0 Have Arsenal left it too late to keep Jack Wilshere next season?

He's still an above-average passer of the ball, so there's certainly room for him within the squad in a role best suited for what talents he brings to the club. A lot of that will come from the manager and his coaching staff, but ultimately it has to come from the players. You have your pride and you want to do well for yourself, your team-mates, your family and to turn up like that was a shambles.

Sports Sean Miller, Arizona coach, caught on tape discussing $100k payment for recruit
Author: 0 Sean Miller, Arizona coach, caught on tape discussing $100k payment for recruit

The FBI intercepted multiple phone conversations in which Arizona coach Sean Miller discussed a $100,000 payment to secure the commitment of star freshman DeAndre Ayton, according to ESPN's Mark Schlabach. "The telephone calls between Miller and Dawkins were among 3,000 hours of conversations intercepted from Dawkins' phone alone by the Federal Bureau of Investigation".

Sports Derick Brassard: Whirlwind trade to Pittsburgh complete
Author: 0 Derick Brassard: Whirlwind trade to Pittsburgh complete

The Senators now have a possible seven picks in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft (two first round choices - one top-10 protected - along with one fourth, one fifth, one sixth and two sevenths). Gustavsson is now doing quite well over in Sweden, doing especially well during the World Juniors. He's scored 159 goals and 261 assists in 702 career games.

Sports Lydia Ko falls out of contention at LPGA Thailand
Author: 0 Lydia Ko falls out of contention at LPGA Thailand

Korda dropped in four consecutive birdies starting at the 13th and closed with a 29 on the back nine. This weekend, she hopes to remain a headache for the rest of the field, seeking her first win on Tour since the 2015 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.

Sports Mohamed Salah reveals his dream while playing at Liverpool
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah reveals his dream while playing at Liverpool

Mane arrived from Southampton in the summer of 2016 for £34million and signed a five-year deal on a reported £80,000 a week. Liverpool are also virtually guaranteed a place in the Champions League quarter-finals after a swaggering 5-0 victory in the first leg of their last-16 tie away to Porto, which included a Sadio Mane hat-trick.

Sports West Brom won't move on from Barcelona trip without wins - Alan Pardew
Author: 0 West Brom won't move on from Barcelona trip without wins - Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew's West Brom side are now rooted to the bottom of England's top flight, seven points adrift of David Wagner's Huddersfield , and with the games running out quickly, are in drastic need of a win in order to have any chance of being involved in the scrap for an escape from next seasons Sky Bet Championship .

Author: 0 Canada's Jocelyne Larocque Got In Trouble For Not Wearing Her Silver Medal

They were up against their hockey nemesis, Canada, which has defeated the U.S. women's team in the gold medal match multiple times in recent years. Canada's Olympic hockey team general manager, Sean Burke , was a goaltender on the Canadian squad that lost the 1992 Albertville final 3-1 to the Unified Team.

Sports Noren, Simpson lead at Honda; Woods has solid 70
Author: 0 Noren, Simpson lead at Honda; Woods has solid 70

The 17th hole destroyed the field Friday. "It was very positive today", Woods said. This is his first time playing the Honda Classic since 2011. I've rectified the oversight now but that's all I've done so far and I'm slow off the mark in the States too. "Worked out great. I hit it right below the hole and hit a good putt".

Sports IL battles No. 9 Purdue close in 93-86 loss
Author: 0 IL battles No. 9 Purdue close in 93-86 loss

Purdue was without Vincent Edwards (ankle injury) for a second straight game. So it was interesting to see one of Purdue's smallest players rip IL to shreds Thursday night at the State Farm Center. "We're getting better, and I am really proud of this team for their effort tonight, " said Underwood. "But we're gaining ground". Purdue needs a win against the Illini (7 p.m.

Sports Figure skating: Zagitova gives Russian Federation the gold
Author: 0 Figure skating: Zagitova gives Russian Federation the gold

Kaetlyn Osmond claimed bronze for Canada with a score of 231.02. "I can't believe I am the champion", Zagitova said. She bounced around the U.S. - Oklahoma City, Ohio, Los Angeles, San Antonio and Las Vegas - eventually serving an apprenticeship under legendary Russian coach Tatiana Tarasova, whose skaters have won eight Olympic gold medals, before returning to Russia .

Sports Jessie Diggins selected as U.S. flag bearer for closing ceremony
Author: 0 Jessie Diggins selected as U.S. flag bearer for closing ceremony

As she crossed the line, she collapsed in exhaustion as teammate Kikkan Randall tackled her in the snow. Diggins and partner Kikkan Randall become the first American cross-country skiers to ever win an Olympic gold medal. "I guess ideally we'd like to have her have the first taste of the flavor first before we dole it out to everyone", she said. There is more than hope now.

Sports Antonio Conte Drops Hint About Potential Attack Strategy at Barcelona
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Drops Hint About Potential Attack Strategy at Barcelona

For me, apart from the mistake, his performance was great, was wonderful . Also for him, when you are a player during a career you can make a lot of mistakes. That's the great lesson from this game. After two bad defeats we won against West Brom and Hull and then another good game against Barcelona . "We will go there trying to win because we have to score and we will try for the flawless game as we did today except for the small error that we made".

Sports Lonzo Ball Says NCAA Should Pay Players: 'Everybody's Getting Paid Anyway'
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball Says NCAA Should Pay Players: 'Everybody's Getting Paid Anyway'

The Lakers rookie, returning to the court Friday night against the Mavericks after missing 15 games with an MCL sprain, backed up his argument with the "one-and-done" trend that has become expected of National Basketball Association prospects, like him, who simply need to fulfill the NBA's one-year college requirement.

Sports South Korea men end Japan's hopes of reaching curling playoff stage
Author: 0 South Korea men end Japan's hopes of reaching curling playoff stage

Mirai Nagasu of the United States falls while competing during the Ladies Single Skating Short Program on day twelve of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 21, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. It was our last chance to get a medal for our federation, our country, and it's unbelievable that it's a gold. But I am here and still fighting for medals.

Sports Tampa Bay Awarded Compensatory Pick
Author: 0 Tampa Bay Awarded Compensatory Pick

The new pick comes just one spot from the end of the entire draft, at number 255 overall. That means maximizing their picks and bringing in the best talent possible. There are 32 teams and thus a maximum of 32 picks, essentially creating another round of the draft. Compensatory picks are awarded based on the quality of free agents a team loses from the previous season.

Sports Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss charged by FA over 'political message'
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss charged by FA over 'political message'

Guardiola was born in Catalonia and is revered in the region because of his links with Barcelona both as a player and coach. Guardiola , a supporter of Catalonia's efforts to secure independence from Spain, has worn the ribbon in a show of support for Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart , two members of the Catalonian government who were imprisoned in October.

Sports Weekend Predictions: Arsenal vs. Man City, Man United vs. Chelsea
Author: 0 Weekend Predictions: Arsenal vs. Man City, Man United vs. Chelsea

Wenger's reward for a season of unprecedented failure was a new two-year deal - inexplicable to a growing number of Gooners who despair of ever seeing the Frenchman step aside despite overseeing a decade of steady decline. The result also underlines how much more competitive English football is compared with what he experienced in Spain and Germany. Guardiola won three La Liga titles and two Champions Leagues with Barcelona , before moving on to Bayern Munich , where he won three ...

Sports Liverpool vs West Ham United
Author: 0 Liverpool vs West Ham United

West Ham United are now in 12th place in the Premier League table. Jurgen Klopp's side have struck 14 times in their past five matches, making light of the loss of Philippe Coutinho's in the January transfer window. The weather was brilliant and everything was easier - if you have to do hard work, which we did there, it is easier if the weather plays in your cards and that was a change of circumstance after a long winter.

Sports Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony
Author: 0 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony

In the semifinal race against New Zealand at the Gangneung Oval Wednesday, Lee Seung-hoon, Chung Jae-won and Kim Min-seok clocked in at three-minutes 38-point-82 seconds. USA women also broke ground by winning their nation's first-ever medal in cross-country skiing - and the first-ever gold in cross-country for men or women .

Sports Rams close to acquiring CB Marcus Peters from Chiefs
Author: 0 Rams close to acquiring CB Marcus Peters from Chiefs

This was especially made more clear after the team had acquired additional talent at the cornerback position with Kendall Fuller coming in the trade that sent Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins along with free agent signing of David Amerson .

Sports US Women's Hockey Wins Gold For First Time In 20 Years
Author: 0 US Women's Hockey Wins Gold For First Time In 20 Years

With a gold medal on the line. USA coach Robb Stauber said that he "definitely [understood the reaction]" because "it's a very heated rivalry". She blocked a shot by Canada's Meghan Agosta, ultimately securing the team a shiny new (gold) piece of hardware.

Sports Michigan OC Tim Drevno reportedly resigns
Author: 0 Michigan OC Tim Drevno reportedly resigns

According to a report from Brandon Justice at The Wolverine Lounge (pay site), Drevno is expected to resign from The University of MI. The Wolverines missed out on several top offensive line targets in recruiting and allowed 36 sacks this season - 114th in the FBS.

Sports Apparently Blac Chyna Hasn't Filed Police Report Over Sex Tape Leak Yet
Author: 0 Apparently Blac Chyna Hasn't Filed Police Report Over Sex Tape Leak Yet

Blac Chyna is in the middle of a huge lawsuit between her and the infamous Kardashian family. When I refused, he said he'd have me killed. "I still have your address", it read. "She has lost jobs as a result of this most recent revenge porn incident, as brands do not want to be associated with her, even though what she was doing in the photo was a normal, consensual, adult activity".

Sports Touch of Klaasen in South Africa's win over India
Author: 0 Touch of Klaasen in South Africa's win over India

They rode on the impressive performances from Duminy and Klassen to nail the target with 8 balls remaining in the game. They've done what Ravi Shastri promised they would and found home comforts in foreign conditions, with their top order all in good form and success for their spinners.

Sports Antonio Conte backs 'wonderful' Andreas Christensen to become Chelsea captain
Author: 0 Antonio Conte backs 'wonderful' Andreas Christensen to become Chelsea captain

The Danish defender has enjoyed a sensational season for Chelsea , breaking into the side in August and subsequently replacing David Luiz as Conte's first-choice centre-back. I repeat: "Christensen for me, he was one of the best players tonight". "He can also become the captain of this team". "We have to go there to attack and score because 90 minutes defending at the Nou Camp is an eternity, it is a suicide mission.

Sports F1 2018: McLaren adopts new look with MCL33
Author: 0 F1 2018: McLaren adopts new look with MCL33

The vehicle is decked out in a historic livery that borrows the papaya orange and blue color scheme that graced McLaren's earliest F1 cars, and it also features the new Halo cockpit protection system and revised engine cowl design that all F1 cars in the 2018 season have adopted.

Sports Utd expect De Gea to extend deal
Author: 0 Utd expect De Gea to extend deal

There have always been rumours a new deal from United is on the cards for De Gea, and it would make him one of the best players at the club - something he will feel is more than deserved given how vital he is for them, and how much he does for United.

Sports Man Utd-linked Bale still important to Real Madrid, says Zidane
Author: 0 Man Utd-linked Bale still important to Real Madrid, says Zidane

It was notable too that Bale was wearing trainers, rather than football boots. But with Bale having been introduced in Benzema's place with 16 minutes remaining, the visitors were posing a greater threat and Isco tested Cuellar with a well-struck effort before Ramos converted a last-minute penalty after Mateo Kovacic had been tripped by Tito.

Sports Wenger vows to attack Man City in League Cup final
Author: 0 Wenger vows to attack Man City in League Cup final

Arsene Wenger will doubtless maintain his own cup keeper David Ospina in goal, and it is highly probable that Laurent Koscielny will start the final. "What matters to me is that we go into the final with absolute desire to win it, that we perform on the day and that we go home having done our job well".

Sports Top NCAA Basketball Programs & Players Named In Corruption Case
Author: 0 Top NCAA Basketball Programs & Players Named In Corruption Case

The corruption case in NCAA basketball took another turn Friday morning. Former Utah star Kyle Kuzma , who now plays for the Lakers, is accused in the report of receiving almost $10,000 while in college. Also included in the report is Saginaw native Brian Bowen , a one-time Michigan State recruit who eventually signed with Louisville but was suspended by the team when his name surfaced in the original reports of the FBI investigation.

Sports Mel Kiper's New NFL Draft Prediction For Baker Mayfield
Author: 0 Mel Kiper's New NFL Draft Prediction For Baker Mayfield

However, he was a good tackler at LSU with 82 tackles in three seasons. It was his first real chance to showcase his skillset in a leading role. Watson looked like a legit Rookie of the Year candidate, throwing for 1,699 yards and 19 touchdowns in seven games, before tearing his ACL and ending his season.

Sports Winter Olympics 2018: Jamaica 'proved you can overcome anything'
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Jamaica 'proved you can overcome anything'

Fenalator-Victorian, who competed for US as a push-athlete at Sochi 2014, served as the pilot, while Russell, who won a gold medal in the 4x100m relay at the World Athletics Championships in 2013, was used as the push and brakeman. Dudley "Tal" Stokes says Jamaica's bobsleigh team "proved to the world you can overcome anything" despite a "seemingly hopeless" situation following an eventful Winter Olympics.

Sports Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Games
Author: 0 Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Games

The scandal was started by a report by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), accusing Russian athletes of a wide use of doping, which prevented a large number of Russian athletes and officials from participating in the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics.

Sports Canadian ice hockey star Jocelyne Larocque rips off her silver medal
Author: 0 Canadian ice hockey star Jocelyne Larocque rips off her silver medal

The United States win broke Canada's streak of four straight Olympic gold medals in women's hockey. Equally as cool? This win came on the anniversary of the Miracle on Ice, when the USA men's hockey team beat the Soviet Union during the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.

Sports Crane 2 back in Honda Classic
Author: 0 Crane 2 back in Honda Classic

But the fact that he played the only two par-5s in 2 over shows just how close he was to showing up atop the leaderboard in Round 1. This is Woods' third outing of the 2018 season. He was just like everyone else that day - carts on paths only. He was short-sided in a bunker and left his chip shot just short of the putting surface, blading a sand wedge up and missing his bogey putt when he said a gust of wind affected his balance.

Sports Chelsea star named in Champions League team of the week
Author: 0 Chelsea star named in Champions League team of the week

Willian hit the post twice in the first half before finally rolling a handsome curled shot into the bottom corner to break the deadlock, admittedly after some odd marking from Barcelona . As well as Chelsea's draw, Liverpool beat Porto 5-0, Manchester City defeated Basel 4-0, Tottenham drew 2-2 at Juventus and Manchester United play away at Sevilla tonight.