• IOC refusal to admit cleared Russian athletes political: Medvedev
IOC refusal to admit cleared Russian athletes political: Medvedev

Some athletes [covertly] took pictures of me with their phones. "Each athlete was considered individually and anonymously". Russian officials and athletes have said they're also planning more legal action. The 2018 Winter Games will be held in PyeongChang , South Korea , from February 9 to 25. The IOC has invited 169 Russians to compete as ...

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  • International Olympic Committee panel to review cases of 15 Russian athletes
International Olympic Committee panel to review cases of 15 Russian athletes

With the Russian team formally banned, the IOC has allowed 169 Russian athletes — one of the largest groups in Pyeongchang — to compete as "Olympic Athletes from Russia", rather than neutrals. The IOC, however, has refused to invite them, noting there was evidence about the athletes that had not been available to the IOC commission that had investi...

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  • CAS ruling surprising and disappointing, says Bach
CAS ruling surprising and disappointing, says Bach

A decision on whether 47 Russian athletes and coaches can take part in the Winter Olympics may not be made until Friday - the day the Games start. On February 1, the CAS fully upheld 28 and partially upheld 11 appeals filed by Russian athletes disqualified for life from participating in the Olympic games because of the doping suspicions.

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  • Javi Gracia: Watford's victory over Chelsea
Javi Gracia: Watford's victory over Chelsea "is unforgettable'"

Having publicly complained about Chelsea's failure to land his top transfer targets this season, Conte risked angering Abramovich last week when he questioned why the club hadn't given him a vote of confidence amid speculation over his future.

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  • PFA offers to resolve Mahrez stand-off
PFA offers to resolve Mahrez stand-off

Press Association Sport reported that a call went in last week and while Leicester acknowledged and valued the PFA offer, neither the club nor Mahrez have yet taken it up. Mahrez wanted to leave the King Power Stadium last month, handing in another transfer request following an initial one in the summer. City's final offer was £50m plus an unname...

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  • Bayern routs Paderborn 6-0 to book German Cup semifinal
Bayern routs Paderborn 6-0 to book German Cup semifinal

Heynckes was not overly concerned by the injury but confirmed that it will be assessed as the team prepare for their Bundesliga clash with FC Schalke 04 on Saturday. Paderborn, who had never previously got this far in the competition, almost grabbed a consolation goal when Sven Michel hit the post on 57 minutes.

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  • Robert Lewandowski offers himself to Real Madrid
Robert Lewandowski offers himself to Real Madrid

But Heynckes, who was Madrid manager during their 1998 Champions League title win in his only season at the Bernabeu, thinks that Real will be able to beat Neymar and co and progress into the quarter finals. Bayern haven't won the top prize in European football since 2013 but are being tipped as this year's dark horses after Heynckes resurrected th...

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  • TEAM USA: Who is Adam Rippon?
TEAM USA: Who is Adam Rippon?

Rippon's comments stem from a website statement during Pence's 2000 congressional campaign that read, "Resources should be directed toward those institutions which provide assistance to those seeking to change their sexual behavior", USA Today reported.

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  • Deeney in hot water for Watford goal celebration
Deeney in hot water for Watford goal celebration

And the Spaniard, appointed as Marco Silva's successor last month , was thrilled to get off the mark with his first Watford win after a debut loss at Southampton and some raised eyebrows in England over his appointment as Watford boss. "We are happy for these three points, the team fight at the beginning and we are worth this win". The Horne...

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  • Barcelona leaving Pique controversy behind ahead of Copa clash
Barcelona leaving Pique controversy behind ahead of Copa clash

While he could be handed a three-match suspension as a punishment, La Liga chief Javier Tebas condemned the incident. "La Liga promotes and fervently defends sporting values such as respect, cooperation, teamwork, fighting for equality, social responsibility.

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  • Florida recruit's choice seems to disappoint mom
Florida recruit's choice seems to disappoint mom

Though she and his coach reportedly encouraged the Escambia High, Fla. senior to commit to the Crimson Tide , he instead went with Florida and his mom proceeded to walk off the set. One of the most memorable was the time Landon Collins chose Alabama over LSU and his mom was not pleased. On a live stream of his announcement, his mom - who was w...

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  • Olympic chiefs confront new twist in Russian doping
Olympic chiefs confront new twist in Russian doping

The CAS will hear the case for 32 Russian athletes, which requests that the International Olympic Committee's decision to not invite them to participate be overturned. CAS says a hearing is likely Wednesday in Pyeongchang. CAS has said those might not be ready until the end of the month. However, the other persons of the IOC's ban list have eit...

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  • (CMCSA) Position Increased by Convergence Investment Partners LLC
(CMCSA) Position Increased by Convergence Investment Partners LLC

Trust Co. of Toledo NA OH now owns 10,714 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $417,000 after buying an additional 1,280 shares in the last quarter. Duncker Streett & Communications reported 62,394 shares. Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Management Ltd Company has 8,065 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio.

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  • Auto Expo 2018: Hero MotoCorp's exhibits
Auto Expo 2018: Hero MotoCorp's exhibits

Head of Global Product Planning, Hero MotoCorp, added to this by saying, "Our 125cc scooters will grasp the shift happening towards higher capacity segments in scooters, enabling us to cover 99 per cent of the scooter segment". The ground clearance of the bikes is pretty good at 220mm and the bike has a 21-inch tire on the front end and an 18-inc...

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  • Nate Diaz serious about UFC return: 'Tyron Woodley is my best option'
Nate Diaz serious about UFC return: 'Tyron Woodley is my best option'

There are conversations about Nate and I fighting in July. Woodley recently spoke with Brett Okamoto of ESPN about his return to the Octagon after undergoing surgery and who he wants to fight next. "We'll figure it out, There's definitely going to be something". "At this point in my career, if it is a fight that is not for my belt, I am wil...

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  • Di Maria fuels PSG as Marseille hit nine in French Cup
Di Maria fuels PSG as Marseille hit nine in French Cup

Edinson Cavani slid in at the back post to restore the lead of Unai Emery's side, who have not lost a domestic cup match in four years. Marco Verratti sent Di Maria through in the 58th minute and the Argentine finished emphatically for his second.

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  • How much does a Super Bowl LII (2018) commercial cost?
How much does a Super Bowl LII (2018) commercial cost?

NBC will post the national ads at NBCSports.com as they air. At the Super Ad Haven event, professionals and students scored the ads that aired during the Super Bowl . Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. ET Sunday on NBC. In between the commercials, the Eagles and Patriots will do battle in Minneapolis with Justin Timberlake performing the halftime show.

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  • Meet All The Black People Competing In The 2018 Winter Olympics
Meet All The Black People Competing In The 2018 Winter Olympics

She added, "This will help us to build a stronger global athlete community that is truly reflective of the athlete representatives". "CAS has to change its structure in a way that it can ensure that it can better manage the quality and consistency of its jurisdiction".

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  • Alshon Jeffery Savors Super Bowl Championship For Philadelphia
Alshon Jeffery Savors Super Bowl Championship For Philadelphia

They talked about how getting to play in the Super Bowl was a childhood dream come true. The talented wide receiver had three catches for 73 yards and a touchdown in the Eagles' 41-33 win over the Patriots . Still only 28, Jeffery signed a four-year, $52 million extension in December and should see an uptick in production in his second year with...

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  • Rivals250 WR Jacob Copeland picks Florida to dismay of mother
Rivals250 WR Jacob Copeland picks Florida to dismay of mother

The top wideout was believed to be down to Alabama, Florida and Tennessee. Copeland's mother walked off the stage nearly immediately after his decision was announced. "Florida has always been a top school for me and Coach Mullen going there just made it official", Copeland said. Even if she would've preferred him to go to Bama or UT, this is a mo...

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  • Athletes prepare in final days before Pyeongchang Olympics
Athletes prepare in final days before Pyeongchang Olympics

The International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) restricted Russian Federation from Pyeongchang over "precise control" of the counter doping framework in Sochi four years back however left the entryway open for competitors with no history of doping to contend as neutrals.

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  • No Winter Games for cleared Russians
No Winter Games for cleared Russians

However, the IOC Invitation Review Panel responsible for approving athletes denied her Olympic entry on Monday. CAS last week ruled there was "insufficient evidence" of anti-doping violations against 28 Russian athletes, who had also appealed their International Olympic Committee sanctions, and cleared them to compete.

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  • S.Africa's crisis deepens as de Kock ruled out of India series
S.Africa's crisis deepens as de Kock ruled out of India series

And that count has only grown with each passing match. Seven months after a stupendous show in the World Cup, the Indian women's team shook off rustiness easily with a crushing 88-run win in the series-opener on Tuesday. All of this places enormous pressure on South Africa's young stand-in captain Aiden Markram . As for the rest of the pack, the...

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  • Winter Olympics: IOC rejects request for 15 reinstated Russian athletes
Winter Olympics: IOC rejects request for 15 reinstated Russian athletes

He explained that the court began hearings on the decision to bar 32 athletes from the Games. "The IOC, we would never have expected this", Bach said Sunday, five days before the Winter Olympics start. An IOC panel chaired by former French Sports Minister Valérie Fourneyron was appointed to choose the athletes and issue the invitations. Separ...

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  • England launch new 2018 home and away kits ahead of World Cup
England launch new 2018 home and away kits ahead of World Cup

A thin red line is present on the collar and it looks like red numbers will be in operation too. As was leaked earlier in the week , the home strip sees a return to the traditional white shirt/navy shorts/white socks arrangement, though there is little of note beyond that.

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