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Sport Olympics Feb 15: Mikaela Shiffrin races for another gold, Nathan Chen returns
Author: 0 Olympics Feb 15: Mikaela Shiffrin races for another gold, Nathan Chen returns

And it was definitely worth the wait. At 32 years and 65 days, Hansdotter is the second-oldest Swedish woman to win an individual event at an Olympic Winter Games. Afterward, Shiffrin said her skiing was simply off. At every Olympics since Torino, her pursuit of the gold she let slip thorough her fingers becomes an irresistible storyline.

Sport Shiffrin wins gold in slalom, with more in her sights
Author: 0 Shiffrin wins gold in slalom, with more in her sights

She fretted about things she couldn't control, like weather postponements of training sessions and questions from the media about rising expectations. She spoke those words after failing to live up to that billing. "I don't think that, in and of itself, had a huge impact on my first run today". Well, with the next Winter Games scheduled for China in 2022, maybe it's the ring of the cash register rather than the clang of the cowbell that counts most .

Sport Comeback kid: Nathan Chen breaks Olympic record with six quads
Author: 0 Comeback kid: Nathan Chen breaks Olympic record with six quads

For Saturday's free skate, a golden bear might be the best choice of tribute as he tries to become the first man to repeat as Olympic champ since Dick Button in 1952. Fernandez earns your attention by performing any routine to the max and his Charlie Chaplin-inspired short program was no exception. It had the makings one of the best skating dramas in years.

Sport Tiger Woods commits to play in 2018 Honda Classic
Author: 0 Tiger Woods commits to play in 2018 Honda Classic

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell with a 66 and American Patrick Cantlay with a 69 shared the clubhouse lead on seven-under as darkness approached. "I think that's why I have so much respect for what he did and admire his career so much, because I didn't get to see my grandfather's firsthand like I got to see Tiger's growing up watching TV", Saunders said.

Sport Lindsey Vonn makes her Olympic return
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn makes her Olympic return

Ledecka is a world champion snowboarder, having won the parallel giant slalom a year ago, and she will go for gold in that event on Thursday. NBC commentators also said she borrowed American Mikaela Shiffrin's skis for the run. But I feel like Im coming into these Olympics on a hot streak. She hauled like a runaway truck down the hill, in an event where skiing on the thin, icy edge of control is required for 80 seconds of reckless abandon.

Sport Great Britain's Dom Parsons claims bronze in men's skeleton in PyeongChang
Author: 0 Great Britain's Dom Parsons claims bronze in men's skeleton in PyeongChang

Britain's Dom Parsons secured bronze in the men's skeleton after pipping five-time world champion and two-time Olympic silver medallist Martins Dukurs to a podium place by 0.11 seconds. "That was a bit of a rollercoaster and it hasn't really sunk in yet", said Parsons. "The second one was much tidier". She said: "I was close to the girls and getting through, close but not quite there".

Sport Andrew Luck Eager To Work With Frank Reich
Author: 0 Andrew Luck Eager To Work With Frank Reich

He has extensive experience with general manager Chris Ballard during the duo's time with the Chicago Bears (2005-12). Unlike the Colts, the Eagles had one of the NFL's best offenses in 2017. "You work together and figure it out as you go". But after Josh McDaniels reversed course and decided not to accept the job, the Colts turned around and hired the other offensive coordinator from the Super Bowl - the Eagles' Frank Reich.

Sport Khabib Nurmagomedov drops truth bomb about Conor McGregor's return to UFC
Author: 0 Khabib Nurmagomedov drops truth bomb about Conor McGregor's return to UFC

Speculation - fuelled by contrived social media stunts and more jibes between the pair - over a second meeting between arguably the two biggest names in combat sports has continued to circulate of late, with Mayweather, who retired for the second time after extending his undefeated boxing record to 50-0, hinting that he could be willing to enter the Octagon.

Sport Tottenham players ratings in 2-2 Champions League draw at Juventus
Author: 0 Tottenham players ratings in 2-2 Champions League draw at Juventus

Pochettino's side looked down and out after the first ten minutes with Miralem Pjanic lifting a free-kick into the penalty area and an unmarked Higuain volleying past Hugo Lloris , despite being in an offside position. "It was only normal to have some difficulties". Allegri said his side were never favourites against Spurs as he prepares for a "final" in the second leg at Wembley next month.

Sport Romney to kick off Senate campaign Thursday
Author: 0 Romney to kick off Senate campaign Thursday

He said he spoke with Romney after the Tribune article was published, and Romney told him he would travel all corners of Utah to hear people's concerns. Anderson's right that Romney's not a Trump guy, but let's remember this is a state where a #NeverTrump conservative independent candidate won 22 percent of the vote in 2016.

Sport Kohli ton leads India to eight-wicket rout of Proteas
Author: 0 Kohli ton leads India to eight-wicket rout of Proteas

India and South Africa will play the final ODI at Centurion . "The top six has not managed to score big hundreds‚ clicked or get the momentum‚" he said. Victory was not far behind and it was fitting that once again the ball was sent to the long-off boundary by Kohli to bring South Africa's torture to an end.

Author: 0 Monica Niculescu hits back at Caroline Wozniacki over cheating claims

The 27-year-old Dane triumphed over the Romanian 7-5 6-1, nevertheless, the two-time U.S Open finalist continued to complain about the 17th-ranked doubles player after the match. "It's disturbing. It's in the rules that they're not supposed to do that so I was just making sure the umpire was paying attention to that". Niculescu was unimpressed with the Dane's on-court actions and claimed that Wozniacki "gives herself too much importance".

Sport Michigan State Walk-On Being Investigated for Groping Woman
Author: 0 Michigan State Walk-On Being Investigated for Groping Woman

Michigan State freshman Brock Washington is reportedly the subject of a sexual assault investigation that began at the start of the fall semester. At this juncture, it appears that his job remains safe. The NCAA said in late January that it would investigate whether the school committed any rules violations related to sexual assaults by Larry Nassar, the former Michigan State and USA Gymnastics sports doctor recently sentenced to up to 175 years in prison .

Sport Olympics-Bobsleigh-Not so Cool Runnings as coach quits Jamaica team
Author: 0 Olympics-Bobsleigh-Not so Cool Runnings as coach quits Jamaica team

The BBC reported Kirasis, who was an Olympic bobsled champion for Germany in 2006, refused a request to change roles from driving coach to track performance analyst, which would have given her no access to the athletes. "Us Jamaicans, we tend to build from negativity and doubt", she said. Team spokeswoman Kathleen Pulito said Ms Kiriasis' departure would not affect their preparations and they would be on the ice this weekend for training ahead of qualifying next week.

Sport Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino apologises to Rochdale over pitch concerns
Author: 0 Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino apologises to Rochdale over pitch concerns

My comment was about the care, first of all the players of Rochdale , our players and the competition that all of England watches on TV. Mauricio Pochettino revealed that the pitch wasn't ideal for the side to play on and even though the club have invested £500,000 in getting the quality up, it could disintegrate as the game goes on.

Sport Hot Stove Continues to (Finally) Heat up as Mets Sign Vargas
Author: 0 Hot Stove Continues to (Finally) Heat up as Mets Sign Vargas

MLB.com's Anthony DiComo is reporting the deal is not only for 2018, but will include a guaranteed 2019 season and a club option for 2020. 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).

Sport 'This is how they thank us!': Dijon joke after PSG's defeat
Author: 0 'This is how they thank us!': Dijon joke after PSG's defeat

With PSG coasting to a draw at the Bernabeu, it was Zinedine Zidane's utilisation of his substitutes that swung the tight contest in Real Madrid's favour. "And this is how they thank us!", they stated. PSG had entered that contest heavily fancied to take advantage of Real's recent struggles and exert their dominance on a continental stage.

Sport ESPN, Fox both trying to hire Peyton Manning as TV analyst
Author: 0 ESPN, Fox both trying to hire Peyton Manning as TV analyst

Manning's goal is not to be a TV analyst, but to run a team's football operations with an ownership stake. According to Marchand, FOX reached out to Manning before last season. The three internal possibilities are Joe Tessitore, Steve Levy and Dave Pasch. If FOX is the landing spot for the former quarterback, he could be the prime candidate to lead their new Thursday Night Football package which they recently acquired for a reported $3.3 billion for five years.

Sport International Olympic Committee apologises as member banished from Olympics
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee apologises as member banished from Olympics

An IOC source told AFP the 40-year-old former skeleton racer was involved in a dispute with an Olympic security guard. According to local authorities, Pengilly brought down him after an altercation. "He blocked my path, came close to me, and asked to see my accreditation". I in any case didn't beat him, although on the video it looks different.

Sport LeBron James Producing New 'House Party' Remake
Author: 0 LeBron James Producing New 'House Party' Remake

Maverick Carter , James' business partner, provided further details on the project, although it remains in the very earliest stages. The original Kid 'n Play-fronted New Line comedy came out in 1990, with sequels following in 1991 and 1994.

Sport Why Everything Is Different For This Year's NBA All-Star Game
Author: 0 Why Everything Is Different For This Year's NBA All-Star Game

Then, only 12 days before the All-Star Game, New York Knicks' budding star center Porzingis tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while dunking on fellow All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo during a game at Madison Square Garden. Mediocre would be a compliment to the All-Star Games defense. The Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid received an emoji with his silhouette in front of his jersey number.

Sport Norovirus outbreak spreads to athletes in PyeongChang
Author: 0 Norovirus outbreak spreads to athletes in PyeongChang

Speaking before the start of the games, Olympic spokesman Christophe Dubi said that measures had been put in place to avoid a further outbreak of the highly contagious virus. More than 200 people at the Pyeongchang Olympics - mostly security staff - have fallen sick with norovirus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting. Local and national health officials said that by February 7, they had investigated 1,023 people.

Sport Coutinho reveals the differences between playing for Barcelona & Liverpool
Author: 0 Coutinho reveals the differences between playing for Barcelona & Liverpool

Roma's sporting director Monchi has now revealed that the deal could eventually reach €50m but admits they could have got even more. Jurgen Klopp's prolific attacking line have now combined for 19 of their 28 Champions League goals this term, drawing comparisons to Brendan Rodgers' sensational striking duo of Suarez and Sturridge - known as SAS.

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