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Sports Russian Curlers Stripped of Olympic Medals Over Doping Probe
Author: 0 Russian Curlers Stripped of Olympic Medals Over Doping Probe

Krushelnitckii had filed a case with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after an initial positive doping test, but dropped it Thursday after failing a second test. The positive test not only shocked the Russian team but the wider curling community whose sport calls for steady hands, sharp eyes and mild exertion, not the intense physical activity and endurance more associated with the use of meldonium .

Author: 0 U.S. claims gold in epic ice hockey shootout

That was it. Rooney stopped Natalie Spooner, Poulin and lastly Brianne Jenner and Agosta taking a second turn as Canada's final shooters. After the USA tied the game at 2-2 late in the third period, the game headed to overtime. Judy said she plans to watch the games by herself. "It was such a hard-fought game", Schuler told reporters. "But the game was such a hard-fought game, and you never want to see it go to a shootout and be determined that way, but it did".

Sports Dana White: Conor McGregor will lose UFC title, Potential Floyd Mayweather Fight
Author: 0 Dana White: Conor McGregor will lose UFC title, Potential Floyd Mayweather Fight

An Instagram post on Thursday seemingly indicated that he'd be willing to fight sooner rather than later, but the UFC put the kibosh on his efforts because they couldn't produce the money necessary to pay him. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will fight for the belt. McGregor has been busy away from the UFC, with his boxing fight against Floyd Mayweather in August a year ago and subsequent talk of a rematch with the American.The Dubliner has not fought in the UFC in since November ...

Sports Steve Simmons: It's clear Olympic hockey needs to ditch playoff shootouts
Author: 0 Steve Simmons: It's clear Olympic hockey needs to ditch playoff shootouts

The rivalry goes back a long time (the U.S. and Canada women's hockey teams have met in the gold medal game at all 18 World Championships and four of the five Olympics ), but things really escalated in Sochi. Hockey , the sport's national governing body, did not increase salaries and support for the women's program. While the competition remains fierce, the USA entered the tournament with 13 first-time Olympians in order to move on from the pain of 2014's loss and wipe the ...

Sports De Gea hands Mourinho a Euro lifeline
Author: 0 De Gea hands Mourinho a Euro lifeline

De Gea (27), signed for the Red Devils in 2011 and after a shaky start managed to cure United's immediate goalkeeper problems after Edwin van de Sar hung up his gloves that very same year. "The only moment where we felt relieved was in the last couple of moments of the first half when from a couple of our mistakes in possession they had a couple of good situations and De Gea made good saves", said Mourinho.

Sports 'Messi Will End Career With Higher Numbers Than Ronaldo'
Author: 0 'Messi Will End Career With Higher Numbers Than Ronaldo'

However, three Blues players remain positive despite the late setback in which Lionel Messi scored his first goal against Chelsea in nine attempts. "Against Manchester United, I think we can do a great job", Willian said. After a goalless first half, Willian, who had twice hit the woodwork, put the hosts ahead with a low strike from outside the penalty area on 62 minutes.

Author: 0 Ferrari unveils its 2018 F1 design

Presenting the SF71H model on Thursday, Ferrari technical director Mattia Binotto said the main differences from last year's vehicle are a slightly longer wheelbase, more aggressive side ducts, and "a very narrow body". "You get used to it", Raikkonen said. Drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen were both in attendance at Ferrari's Maranello base as the design was revealed - complete new halo cockpit protection technology.

Sports Adam Vinatieri Reportedly Plans to Return for 23rd NFL Season
Author: 0 Adam Vinatieri Reportedly Plans to Return for 23rd NFL Season

Vinatieri has made 111 of 123 of his field goal attempts over the past four seasons. The 45-year-old Vinatieri is only 58 points shy of passing Morten Andersen for the top spot on the NFL's all-time scoring list . He connected on game-winning field goals in each of the Patriots' first two Super Bowl wins - in 2001 versus the then-St. Vinatieri has collected at least 100 points in 20 of his 22 seasons in the NFL.

Sports South Africa beats India to set up T20 series decider
Author: 0 South Africa beats India to set up T20 series decider

The series, thanks largely to Klaasen's epic innings, is now squared at 1-1. The southpaw will have to few big innings to cement his spot in the middle-order, where there is lot of competition already in the Indian team . Pandya gave away just 31 runs and also picked up the crucial wicket of David Miller. For the first time in his career, Bhuvneshwar took five wickets in his Twenty20.

Sports Europa: Ramsey, Ozil to Miss Gunners' Clash with Ostersunds
Author: 0 Europa: Ramsey, Ozil to Miss Gunners' Clash with Ostersunds

Ospina, 29, has played in all but one of Arsenal's League Cup matches this campaign and Cech, who has featured in all 27 of the club's Premier League games, expects his Colombian counterpart will continue in goal against City. "When you are a player, inside, playing against Celtic, it is a great atmosphere". 'Maybe sometimes, teams can lose two, three times in a row and we win our games so anything is possible.

Sports Shakhtar comes from behind to beat Roma 2-1
Author: 0 Shakhtar comes from behind to beat Roma 2-1

Fred's well-taken free-kick proved to be the victor for the home side. Cengiz Under scored his first Champions League goal to give Roma the lead in the 41st minute on Wednesday. Roma have just will not play Karsdorp, Gonalons, Pellegrini , and participation in the match Florenzi in question. "I am not at all satisfied with the second half".

Sports Fourth fortune hunter dies looking for Fenn's Treasure
Author: 0 Fourth fortune hunter dies looking for Fenn's Treasure

Reporters at KULR 8 filed a Freedom of Information Act request and discovered that Yellowstone officials were aware that Murphy had emailed Fenn in the days before his death, confirming a link to the seven-year treasure hunt that has allegedly drawn many thousands of people.

Sports World Class Salah Can Win Liverpool the Champions League
Author: 0 World Class Salah Can Win Liverpool the Champions League

Only George Allan in 1896 has reached that milestone quicker for the Reds and Salah puts his blistering form down to the work done with Klopp at Melwood on utilising his talent in central areas. "He is one of those players who can make the difference in the big games", added Totti. Tottenham striker Harry Kane leads the Premier League goal-scoring charts with 23 goals after the England worldwide netted the victor against Arsenal in the north London derby earlier this month.

Sports Joint Korean women's hockey team plays final match
Author: 0 Joint Korean women's hockey team plays final match

Though Rooney was not even 1 year old when the USA last won Olympic gold - "I was probably in the crib watching that game", she told the Washington Post - her first taste of the rivalry has given her plenty of motivation for the title game.

Author: 0 Real battle back to see off Leganes

In La Liga , Madrid defeated Real Betis 5-3. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace - that included a penalty - to put his side 2-1 up before the 29-year-old left-back netted in the 86th minute to round off a comprehensive and vital win. "We have had our moment when things were a bit hard", Zidane said . "The message is always the same, but there are many factors that come into play".

Sports Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in Olympic downhill
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in Olympic downhill

Not only did Vonn have to navigate injuries and life changes that made her a different skier - and a different person - than the young hotshot racer who melted snow in Vancouver eight years ago, but she approached these Olympics knowing they'd surely be her last.

Sports US Women's Hockey: From Fighting for Better Pay to Fighting for Gold
Author: 0 US Women's Hockey: From Fighting for Better Pay to Fighting for Gold

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the deciding shootout goal in the gold-medal showdown against the four-time defending champions after five shots for each team ended deadlocked 2-2. He made 18 saves on 20 shots before the shootout, some of them above average. "Talk about poise. We all knew she had it", U.S. forward Gigi Marvin said.

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