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Sports Snowboarder Ledecka wins surprise Olympic Alpine ski title
Author: 0 Snowboarder Ledecka wins surprise Olympic Alpine ski title

When Huetter fell short, Hicks said that "it's Anna Veith of Austria who repeats as Olympic super-G champion". "Number one is always really hard, especially in super-G", Vonn told NBC's Heather Cox after the race. Austria's Anna Vieth, the Sochi 2014 super-G victor, running 19th and back from knee injury, thought she had defended her title. Speaking to Reuters Television, her coach Tomas Bank said they had been using Shiffrin's old skis for about 18 months and they were the fastest ...

Sports J'burg T20I: India look to extend dominance against Proteas
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Team India basically used to play most of the time at their home venue but tis time , they are visiting South Africa . The previous highest was 958 runs in VB tri-series 2005-06 which had Australia and Sri Lanka as the other teams. "I am very happy to be back and I have played a good amount of domestic cricket to get myself in the zone". 204 runs in ODI competition was so poor and if that was against India , then the match was already missed.

Sports Shiffrin places fourth in slalom
Author: 0 Shiffrin places fourth in slalom

After multiple delays due to risky wind conditions, Mikaela Shiffrin finally made her 2018 Winter Olympics debut - and she didn't disappoint! The crowd was roaring. "It's nice for me to beat her for once because she has been beating me so many times", said Hansdotter. Two women participated in the slalom. American Mikaela Shiffrin has overcome weather delays - and any anxiety - to become the golden girl of the Olympics once again.

Sports Wenger impressed by 'comfortable' Arsenal performance
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We started well and controlled the game against a side who are good, you can see it's a quality team, but once we opened the score I think we were in control. "We'll try to win the game again", he said. "As usual, we had chances, although they weren't quite clear". The small Swedish club have made a habit of exceeding expectations recently, winning the Swedish Cup previous year and knocking out Galatasaray just to get into this competition, then advancing from a group that included ...

Sports Tiger Woods shoots 1-over 72 in return to hometown event
Author: 0 Tiger Woods shoots 1-over 72 in return to hometown event

It was anything but routine. He then dropped to two-over with a bogey at the 12th - his third - but had four birdies thereafter in covering the remaining holes in one-under. Watson hasn't cracked the top 20 this year in three tournaments, but with long odds I think Watson has some value. Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell put his recent woes to one side with a promising round of 69 that was matched by America's best player a year ago, Justin Thomas .

Sports Mikaela Shiffrin Dominates Second Giant Slalom Run, Takes Home Gold
Author: 0 Mikaela Shiffrin Dominates Second Giant Slalom Run, Takes Home Gold

In many ways, this first event was cast as one that could give her some momentum and raise expectations for the remainder of her Olympic schedule, which continues Friday with the slalom. "I don't think it gets any easier, but I think she can take a deep breath and say, 'The pressure's off a little bit". There's a checklist of activities that fill an athlete's calendar when they win a gold medal, and the US Ski Team anticipated the issues for Shiffrin and came up with what was termed a ...

Sports Winter Olympics: Slovenian men's ice hockey team beat the US
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Slovenian men's ice hockey team beat the US

Boston College is paying close attention to women's ice hockey at the Olympic Games. Looks like Slovenia has a new hockey hero. Canada almost takes a 3-0 lead in the closing moments of the first period, but still leads, 2-0. Games between these teams are full of scrambling dangers, full of chances to score, and the Americans had more than their share. Since they began in 1990, the two teams have played in every final, with Canada winning 10 and the US eight, including the last ...

Author: 0 'Black Panther' becomes cultural moment for many in St. Louis

There is no loss of action, intrigue, thrill, heartache and *insert words I can't print here* moments. "I think we all see ourselves better when we can see ourselves in someone else and this film ", she said. But while he's wrestling with how to lead, his actual leadership skills are being needed in a waging war that is accumulating against his peaceful nation.

Sports Sensational four goals by Aguero puts Man City 16 points clear
Author: 0 Sensational four goals by Aguero puts Man City 16 points clear

Guardiola named just six substitutes for last weekend's draw at Burnley , protesting that he did not have the numbers due to an injury crisis, particularly in attacking areas, with the club forced to deal with lengthy layoffs for Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus .

Sports Red Gerard Latest News, Photos, and Videos
Author: 0 Red Gerard Latest News, Photos, and Videos

On the second jump, he opted to do a double cork off the quarterpipe takeoff instead of the traditional kicker that other riders were using. "I probably shouldn't even be here", said the seven-time X-Games champion. "Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin has been cleared for practice by Team Canada medical staff", Canada Snowboard spokesman Brendan Matthews said in an email.

Author: 0 Proteas down India in nail-biting fourth ODI

A fortnight ago, they prevailed 2-1 in a tough test series against India , the top side in the world, yet, by the middle of this week, they were trailing 3-0 in the six-match one-day global (ODI) rubber. Klaasen's second ODI happened to be the Pink Day , a game South Africa have never lost, a game that they were threatening to lose despite everything going their way: India chose to bat despite a forecast of rain, the weather delivered them a T20-like target after India had nearly ...

Sports Battle of the Blue Bloods: New-look Duke takes on UNC
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With none of his typical lineups having any success halting North Carolina's second-half onslaught Thursday night, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski chose to go with a non-traditional look. Louisville plays three ACC games in six days this season, but no one in the ACC plays three in five. Tonight is round one of the "Battle of the Blues" between Duke and UNC.

Sports Agent breaks with Patriots' Josh McDaniels
Author: 0 Agent breaks with Patriots' Josh McDaniels

With Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels having accepted the Colts head coaching job, it seemed like all jobs were filled. Luck, meanwhile, continues to be the big question as he rehabs from last January's surgery for a partially torn labrum in his throwing shoulder.

Sports How major USA stock indexes fared Friday
Author: 0 How major USA stock indexes fared Friday

The S&P 500 ended the week almost 9 per cent below the all-time high set just two weeks ago. The Nasdaq climbed 148, or 2.1 percent, to 7,115. Stocks resumed their headlong plunge into the red, with all three major market indexes settling at their session lows following another steep selloff in the final minutes.

Sports San Francisco 49ers make Jimmy Garoppolo NFL's highest-paid player
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The New England Patriots took him in the second round of the 2014 draft. After installing Garoppolo as the starter, those averages shot up to 29 points and 409.6 yards per game over the final five weeks. There are conflicting reports, but it seems like the Patriots only spoke to the 49ers regarding a trade, and there wasn't any negotiation needed. These items are just the tip of the iceberg of possibilities for the 49ers now that they have signed their franchise quarterback long term.

Sports Tottenham second string ease past Newport in FA Cup replay
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Lamela, who made his return to first-team action in late November following a 13-month injury lay-off, said: "I was out for a long time and it was hard for me but I am back playing now and it is good to get a goal". Victor Wanyama had to take a yellow card to stop a break that was created after a giveaway from Juan Foyth . DF Danny Rose , 7 - Always sought to be positive with his passes and runs.

Sports Alabama's 2018 National Signing Day with Rodney Orr — PODCAST
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In the past, and we're talking more than two decades ago, most people wouldn't know where a prized football recruit was signing until the actual day he signed. The drama of America's youth signing a piece of paper in their high school gym has been significantly diluted by the addition of another signing period.

Author: 0 Thunder End 4-Game Losing Streak With Rout of Warriors

The Warriors have been fooling themselves for weeks. Part of that is because people aren't as pessimistic about the Thunder's chances of re-signing their best two-way player. Facing Oklahoma City for the third time in Oakland after leaving as a free agent in the summer of 2016, Durant used 14-for-15 success at the free-throw line as the main source of his point total.

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