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Sports Gary Lineker hits back at Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino with cheat claim
Author: 0 Gary Lineker hits back at Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino with cheat claim

Mauricio Pochettino has often defended his young midfielder to the hilt for previous indiscretions and he did so again in the aftermath of the pulsating 2-2 draw at Anfield. Telling the media that we used to congratulate players for tricking the referee, Pochettino said; "You believe that in England you were honest and always flawless".

Sports Conte: Players Can't Get Me Fired
Author: 0 Conte: Players Can't Get Me Fired

Troy Deeney , whose only previous league goals this season were penalties against Arsenal and Manchester United , stuck home the resulting spot kick to give Watford a deserved halftime lead. "I'm sure this team will fight back". "He touched me, I think". "I think the Chelsea fans would welcome that if truth be known". "Performance-wise, I didn't recognise us or myself.

Sports European stocks rebound after Wall Street rally
Author: 0 European stocks rebound after Wall Street rally

That rout had wiped $4 trillion off world equities and sent investors scurrying for the safety of German and USA bonds, briefly reversing the steady rise in global yields. USA stocks also plunged in highly volatile trading yesterday with the Dow industrials falling almost 1,600 points as investors grappled with rising bond yields and potentially firming inflation.

Author: 0 South Africa vs India, 3rd ODI: Hosts elect to bowl, visitors unchanged

South Africa: 179 runs in 40 overs (Jean-Paul Duminy 51; Kuldeep Yadav 4/23, Yuzvendra Chahal 4/46) vs India: 303/6 ( Virat Kohli 160 not out, Shikhar Dhawan 76, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 16 not out; J.P.Duminy 2/60). But the joy for the Proteas was short-lived, as Shikhar Dhawan and Kohli put on a 140-run partnership for the second wicket. South Africa , on the other hand, are already without their captain Faf du Plessis and talisman AB de Villiers and have now lost wicket keeper ...

Sports Deontay Wilder wants Anthony Joshua to fight in the States
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder wants Anthony Joshua to fight in the States

Four weeks later, Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) and Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) both put their flawless records at stake in a title unification bout on March 31 . Despite the success Joshua has had as a box-office sensation in his native Great Britain - he defeated Wladimir Klitschko and Carlos Takam in 2017 in front of a combined 168,000 fans - Wilder insisted that Joshua will never be a global icon until he faces him.

Sports Newport Manager Apologies For Criticising Spurs Players In Leaked Dossier
Author: 0 Newport Manager Apologies For Criticising Spurs Players In Leaked Dossier

Tottenham , who had needed a late Harry Kane goal to force a 1-1 draw in the first game , were never troubled at Wembley , progressing thanks to an own goal from Dan Butler before Erik Lamela doubled the lead. Mauricio Pochettino has his work cut out for him to make sure his Tottenham squad are squarely focused on Newport County this week. Crashing out at Wembley against a smaller club like Newport County would be a gut punch for Spurs fans around the globe.

Sports Riyad Mahrez Set To Miss Man City Clash As Leicester Strike Escalates
Author: 0 Riyad Mahrez Set To Miss Man City Clash As Leicester Strike Escalates

Leicester are now eighth in the Premier League but are just 11 points clear of the bottom three. However, according to France Football , both Toure and Mangala had also been used as potential makeweights, with Leicester purportedly willing to listen to cash-plus-player (s) deals in order to make up their proposed £95m valuation (although the publication also claim it was in fact around £10m less than that).

Sports Cris 'Cyborg' Justino steps up to salvage UFC 222 card
Author: 0 Cris 'Cyborg' Justino steps up to salvage UFC 222 card

The UFC struggled to find a viable headlining act, with numerous company's champions either unable or unwilling to step in and compete on three weeks' notice. Additionally, Edgar will stay on the card in the co-main event slot to take on undefeated Brian Ortega in a three-round fight. Her first two fights were at a 140-pound catchweight as she attempted to transition down to 135, an experiment that was quickly abandoned.

Sports Gay Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon Declines Meeting with Mike Pence
Author: 0 Gay Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon Declines Meeting with Mike Pence

Pence's press secretary, Alyssa Farah , quickly released a statement in response to Rippon's remarks. Adam Rippon of United States competes in the Men's Singles Free Skating during day two of the ISU Junior & Senior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final at Nippon Gaishi Arena on December 8, 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.U.S.

Sports Courtois sends message to Chelsea board over Conte future
Author: 0 Courtois sends message to Chelsea board over Conte future

Given that he seemed destined to leave at the end of the season anyway, it perhaps wouldn't come as a shock if Roman Abramovich expedited the decision by a few months - Chelsea managers have certainly been sacked for less than dismal back-to-back defeats against mid-table fare.

Sports Court rejects appeals from Russian athletes barred for 2018 Games
Author: 0 Court rejects appeals from Russian athletes barred for 2018 Games

Bach also mentioned the issue of the reallocation of medals received by Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia's Sochi. Bach said it had been a "long and hard journey" to organise an Olympics in Korea, whose two sides are divided by a heavily fortified border - just 30 miles (50 kilometres) from the Games site - and remain technically at war.

Sports International Olympic Committee refuses Russian athletes' request to join Olympics
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee refuses Russian athletes' request to join Olympics

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.

Sports IOC meeting turns tense with Olympics set to open
Author: 0 IOC meeting turns tense with Olympics set to open

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 .

Sports Signing day gets awkward for Florida high school football player
Author: 0 Signing day gets awkward for Florida high school football player

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.

Sports 'Unanimously Recommended': IOC Panel Bans 15 Russians From 2018 Olympics
Author: 0 'Unanimously Recommended': IOC Panel Bans 15 Russians From 2018 Olympics

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.

Sports Tottenham 2 Newport County 0: Lamela strike helps Spurs to fifth round
Author: 0 Tottenham 2 Newport County 0: Lamela strike helps Spurs to fifth round

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.

Sports Boxing Could be Expelled from Games, Warns IOC
Author: 0 Boxing Could be Expelled from Games, Warns IOC

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 .

Sports Rafael Nadal to return to the Queen's Club
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal to return to the Queen's Club

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 .

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