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Sports Froome blasts 'misinformation' in doping case on return to racing
Author: 0 Froome blasts 'misinformation' in doping case on return to racing

Chris Froome promised to prove his innocence as he spoke in public today for the first time since it was revealed that he had returned an adverse finding in a drug test conducted a year ago. Crowds of children, some wearing replica Team Sky Lycra, gathered round him at the finish and he duly signed autographs. Froome announced his intention to ride the Giro in November.

Sports Juve face stiff test after Spurs draw
Author: 0 Juve face stiff test after Spurs draw

With no gaps appearing, Higuain smashed the ball straight down the middle and it cannoned off the crossbar. After that we had the chance for 3-1 with the penalty but Higuain missed it. "The thought that kept in everybody's head was we have to turn it around, there's no other option now, we're 2-0 down and there's only one way and that's to create something, try to come back", he said .

Sports USA teen star Kim melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold
Author: 0 USA teen star Kim melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold

Kim's elation following her 93.75 run was obvious. "I actually only found out my grandma was at the bottom before my second run", she said . Kim qualified for the women's halfpipe in first place along with three of her teammates from Team USA over the weekend.

Sports Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph recalled to defence
Author: 0 Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph recalled to defence

Manchester City will not take their foot of the gas against Basel despite winning the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie 4-0 in Switzerland on Tuesday, according to club captain Vincent Kompany . While they did do comparatively well under Manuel Pellegrini, their best return in the Champions League still remains a semi-final appearance during the 2015/16 season.

Sports Portraits of Barack, Michelle Obama revealed at National Gallery
Author: 0 Portraits of Barack, Michelle Obama revealed at National Gallery

At a ceremony Monday to unveil portraits of him and former first lady Michelle Obama , the former president said artist Kehinde Wiley cheerfully ignored nearly all of his suggestions. A second and different set of portraits of the former first couple will eventually hang in the White House . Barack Obama stands next to his newly unveiled portrait.

Sports Statue of Liberty image cleared for US helmets
Author: 0 Statue of Liberty image cleared for US helmets

This Reuters photo shows USA women's hockey team goaltender Nicole Hensley wearing a mask with an image of the Statue of Liberty at Kwandong Hockey Centre in Gangneung on February 13, 2018. "Masks are approved", USA Hockey spokeswoman Andrea Mazzarelli said in an email. We'll see how this turns out, but one way or another, we should know soon; Allen's piece notes that a decision is expected before the USA game against Russia Tuesday, which takes place at 7:10 a.m.

Sports Abigail Ottinger Says Kareem Hunt 'Shoved & Pushed' Her
Author: 0 Abigail Ottinger Says Kareem Hunt 'Shoved & Pushed' Her

According to Ottinger, she and a friend were with Hunt and his group on a party bus going to different Cleveland bars. The Chiefs told KMBC 9 News they don't have any comment on the situation. Ottinger's friend told police that "all the boys" began "chasing" Ottinger, the report says . Hunt's friend said he took the Ottinger's phone and threw it away from her , but didn't know how her friend's phone became damaged, the report says.

Sports Adrien Broner arrested for alleged sexual battery
Author: 0 Adrien Broner arrested for alleged sexual battery

Adrien Broner ". After being interviewed by police, he was charged with misdemeanor sexual battery and taken to Fulton County Jail . Here is video moments before his arrest . Back in September, Broner was recorded knocking a man out and shoving a woman in Las Vegas. Broner appeared in front of a judge at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, TMZ says.

Sports Ex-MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza arrested on drug charges
Author: 0 Ex-MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza arrested on drug charges

Loaiza is being held on a $200,000 bond and heads to court on Wednesday. Loaiza, 46, was also charged with felony counts of possession or purchase of narcotics and transportation or sale of narcotics. He made three relief appearances for the South Siders in 2008 before the team released him, ending his career. Loaiza was previously arrested in 2006 when he played for the Oakland Athletics .

Sports DeVos's Education Dept. Officially Abandons Trans Students
Author: 0 DeVos's Education Dept. Officially Abandons Trans Students

Liz Hill, a spokeperson for the agency, said that the Education Department's position is that Title IX , a 1972 federal civil rights law, does not cover restroom complaints from transgender students. Nearly one year ago, the department under Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made national headlines by rolling back Obama-era steps on transgender student protections.

Sports Winter Olympics: Team GB skater Elise Christie crashes out in 500m final
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Team GB skater Elise Christie crashes out in 500m final

Christie, who was seeking a first Olympic medal, was trying to barge through to third place on the final lap of the race when she appeared to catch Yara van Kerkhof of the Netherlands. This one was far less eventful, but the regret will be the sluggish start that left her needing to take desperate measures. Christie looked up from the ice in disbelief after she felt Dutch rival Yara van Kerkhof caused her to lose her balance.

Sports Don't Ever Compare Tom Brady to Michael Jordan, Again
Author: 0 Don't Ever Compare Tom Brady to Michael Jordan, Again

Jenkins said that he believes "there are still a lot of coaches out there that don't trust the Patriots ", which could lead them to "do some fake plays in case anybody's watching". Playing the entire season without their All-Star wide receiver Julian Edelman, New England gave everything they had and fell short to an excellent Philadelphia team.

Sports Potter writes his personal superb script at Pebble Seaside
Author: 0 Potter writes his personal superb script at Pebble Seaside

The 34-year-old has a great story. Potter shared the lead with Dustin Johnson entering Sunday, which was the first time in Potter's career that he had held or shared the 54-hole lead. As already stated above, Aphibarnrat bumbled his way to the final with both his quarter-final and semi-final opponents messing up the final hole and the runner-up, Nitties, should have been knocked out in the first round.

Sports Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech Predictions: Will Red Raiders Cover Spread? 2/13/18
Author: 0 Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech Predictions: Will Red Raiders Cover Spread? 2/13/18

Young was booed every time he touched the ball and heard a profanity-laced chant from the Tech student section in the second half. The Red Raiders (22-4, 10-3 Big 12) won their seventh straight game. By holding him to only 19 points, Texas Tech prevented Young from scoring at least 20 for only the fourth time this season. "These are the kinds of things we envisioned [when we got here]", Beard said.

Sports New Uber Feature To Attempt To Enforce Rest Periods For Drivers
Author: 0 New Uber Feature To Attempt To Enforce Rest Periods For Drivers

A couple of weeks after coming out with a policy that mandates drivers in the United Kingdom to take a minimum of 6 hours break, Uber has launched a feature that requires drivers in the U.S. Uber says that it has relied on driver experience and road safety groups to calculate these totals. Uber has historically taken a more hands-off approach with its independent-contractor drivers, telling them they can "be their own boss" and "set their own schedule".

Sports Fed Cup: 10th straight SFs for Czechs; Serena returns for US
Author: 0 Fed Cup: 10th straight SFs for Czechs; Serena returns for US

But, as reported by the Mirror, she was more concerned with her little girl being present at the match. The 23-time Grand Slam champion played in her first competitive match since winning last year's Australian Open final. Venus' participation meant there was no room for Lauren Davis, the US' fourth player. The seven-time Grand Slam victor, who enjoyed a renaissance year in 2017, earlier shook off a scratchy start to prevail 7-5, 6-1 in her singles match, ensuring the United States ...

Sports Kylie Jenner Returns To Instagram With Her First Post-Baby Selfie
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner Returns To Instagram With Her First Post-Baby Selfie

Kylie, who - much to everyone's surprise - welcomed her first baby 1st February , has posted two photos of her in a fancy auto while wearing a matching tracksuit. Jenner had been largely absent from the public eye and social media during the lead-up to the announcement, but now that the secret is out, she's back to business.

Sports Goalkeeper Jack Butland denies he asked for Stoke exit
Author: 0 Goalkeeper Jack Butland denies he asked for Stoke exit

All three club's will more than likely be looking to sign a new 'keeper this summer, and they all see Stoke's 24-year-old as the flawless signing. Given Liverpool's problems with both Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius between the sticks, many will be expecting Jurgen Klopp's men to make a big move for a new goalkeeper, and Butland certainly fits the bill.

Sports Mourinho ready to sell Jones, Smalling in major defensive shake-up
Author: 0 Mourinho ready to sell Jones, Smalling in major defensive shake-up

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is all set to offload the likes of Chris Smalling and Phil Jones over the upcoming summer after the duo failed to live up to the expectations of the Portuguese. While an exit for Jones, 25, is not seen quite so probable, the newspaper still refers to the younger of the two as being "under serious threat". Both are out of contract in 2019.

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