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Sport International Olympic Committee refuses Russian athletes' request to join Olympics
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CAS added that as well as short-track speedskating great Ahn, the 32 include world cross-country skiing champion Sergei Ustyugov and world biathlon champion Anton Shipulin . Cybersecurity researchers said in January they had found early indications that Russia-based hackers may be planning attacks against anti-doping and Olympic organisations in retaliation for Russia's exclusion from the Pyeongchang Games.

Sport IOC meeting turns tense with Olympics set to open
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) review panel chaired by Valerie Fourneyron has declined a request to invite 13 more athletes and two more coaches from Russian Federation, cleared by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), to the PyeongChang Olympic Games, the IOC said in a statement .

Sport Signing day gets awkward for Florida high school football player
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Copeland, a four-star receiver from Escambia High School in Pensacola, Fla. was surrounded on national signing day Wednesday by several people, most of whom were either wearing Alabama gear or Tennessee gear. His mom wore an Alabama sweatshirt and UT hat. But when it came time to announce his choice, Copeland elected to commit and sign with the Gators , all while wearing a a red suit.

Sport 'Unanimously Recommended': IOC Panel Bans 15 Russians From 2018 Olympics
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The delay on their appeal against an International Olympic Committee (IOC) doping ban guarantees that the Russian athletes - including two leading speed skaters - will miss the Pyeongchang games. Bach declined to speculate on the outcome of the CAS hearings, but expects CAS president John Coates and his WADA equivalent Craig Reedie to discuss the way forwards.

Sport Tottenham 2 Newport County 0: Lamela strike helps Spurs to fifth round
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But the Argentine will surely think his team have done the hard work by bouncing back to secure a 1-1 draw at Rodney Parade 10 days ago, courtesy of a late Harry Kane goal, to take the fourth-round clash back to Wembley. It was not long before Spurs had their second goal, when Lamekla scored for the first time since finding the net against Gillingham in September 2016.Son played a superbly weighted ball into the box and Lamela slipped a shot between the legs of Day.

Sport Boxing Could be Expelled from Games, Warns IOC
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International Olympic Committee chiefs were stunned last Thursday when the Court for Arbitration for Sport overturned life bans imposed on 28 Russian athletes linked to a state-sponsored doping scheme operating at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics , ruling them potentially eligible for participation in Pyeongchang .

Sport Rafael Nadal to return to the Queen's Club
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Nadal did reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open last month, but his campaign was ended when he was forced to retire injured during the fifth set of his clash with eventual finalist Marin Cilic . Rafael Nadal has revealed he sent a private message of congratulations to Roger Federer via text after the Swiss' remarkable 20th Grand Slam title win at the Australian Open .

Sport Liverpool Target Thomas Lemar Sparks Exit Rumours After Rejecting Monaco Contract Offer
Author: 0 Liverpool Target Thomas Lemar Sparks Exit Rumours After Rejecting Monaco Contract Offer

According to a report in French publication L'Equipe (via the Express ), Lemar has rejected a new contract in the hope that he will be allowed to move on to pastures new in the summer. Jurgen Klopp was keen on him, going in with a £78m offer, but that wasn't enough to get the player he wanted. The duo were once again touted as potential suitors throughout January but Monaco made it clear they weren't prepared to let the French global leave mid-season.

Sport Mohamed Salah opens up about his relationship with Jose Mourinho
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After scoring a goal and making an assist in his first Premier League game for the Reds back in August against Watford, Salah has since scored a further 27 goals in all competitions. Speaking to TalkSport , Carragher explained that he hopes his old club can hold on to their summer arrival for a few years yet, but conceded that when Barca or Real come calling, it is nearly impossible for any team to convince the wanted player to stay.

Sport South Africa vs India: Third ODI squads, preview, and predictions
Author: 0 South Africa vs India: Third ODI squads, preview, and predictions

Shikhar Dhawan (76) acted as a ideal foil to Kohli as they got the better of their opponents and asserted their dominance over the Proteas' bowling attack. Things keep going from bad to worse for South Africa , who now also have to deal with de Kock being ruled out of the series along with du Plessis. Deepti Sharma also claimed two wickets as pacer Jhulan Goswami became the first female cricketer to take 200 ODI wickets.

Sport Five-star CB Surtain Jr. picks Alabama over LSU
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It's a strong signing for Alabama , who entered National Signing Day lagging at the fringe of the top-10 in terms of team rankings. Surtain Jr. spent most of Tuesday torn between the two programs, but alerted the LSU staff early Wednesday morning that he was choosing Alabama, much to the chagrin of the LSU staff.

Sport Winter Olympics 2018: 32 Russians to appeal against Pyeongchang exclusion
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: 32 Russians to appeal against Pyeongchang exclusion

Bach said that Olympic officials had asked CAS for an explanation for their ruling and had been told no full accounting would be released until the end of February. Harvey also responded to reports from Britain and Germany that at least 13 cross-country skiers from several countries at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia had blood tests between 2001 and 2010 showing they likely used banned substances.

Sport Twitter reacts to Tom Brady being named NFL MVP
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to Tom Brady being named NFL MVP

He appeared in his record eighth Super Bowl and already held the record among quarterbacks with five titles entering play Sunday. In the eight Patriots Super Bowls under Brady and Belichick, they have scored 202 points. "Having these dreams and goals and aspirations, and waking up and putting in the work, and miracles happening, and all of this magic that sports creates, I'm in the middle of it".

Sport NFL Super Bowl odds: Picks, predictions, teams to fade from Vegas expert
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William Hill previously took two $1 million money-line wagers on Philadelphia and a $1.6 million bet on the Eagles plus 4½ points. "If I had to bet right now, I would say we're a small loser". The odds on Foles to score a TD were 7-1. "Everyone is so exhausted of this nonsense", Westgate sports book manager Ed Salmons said. "The props didn't do very good".

Sport The new guys: A quick look at Georgia's 2018 recruiting class
Author: 0 The new guys: A quick look at Georgia's 2018 recruiting class

We've seen some memorable announcements on National Signing Day throughout the years, but Quay Walker may have taken the cake when it comes to making enemies with your approach. Four-star outside linebacker Quay Walker flipped from Alabama to an SEC school on Wednesday and teased those watching his announcement in the Crisp County High gym in Cordele with his decision.

Sport Chelsea 'dream' of Sarri
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The 48-year-old is widely expected to leave the club at the end of the season, but reports now suggest that the Italian could be dismissed before the end of the campaign. This is why De Laurentiis is keen to get his manager to sign a new contract, one that would see the release clause taken away, and would keep him at the club a year longer.

Sport Mavericks-Clippers,1st Ld-Writethru
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However, on a night where he would likely have wanted to keep his jersey as a memento, Nowitzki walked out onto the court to face the Los Angeles Clippers at LA's Staples Centre in a top that read "Nowitkzi". I had no idea. Poor Dirk. This does raise an interesting question: Does Dirk Nowitzki still sit below 50,000 minutes and Dirk Nowikzi get credited with Monday night's game? I guess it happens.

Sport Alexis Sanchez: Manchester United Forward Accepts Deal For Tax Fraud
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez: Manchester United Forward Accepts Deal For Tax Fraud

Barcelona star Messi was handed a 21-month jail term in 2016, but managed to exchange it for a €250,000 fine a year ago, while Mourinho paid to settle his and Carvalho was given a fine and a seven-month sentence. In addition paying back what he owed, Sanchez was also fined almost 600,000 euros. In 2016, Barcelona midfielder Lionel Messi was sentenced to a 21-month jail sentence that was eventually reduced to a fine of €2.1 million.

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