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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement it has opened a probe into doping allegations involving Russian curling athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky. "I have known these guys for many years. It raises a lot of questions". "I hope it's not true ... for the sport of curling", said Norwegian team skipper Thomas Ulsrud .
  • Wallaby Karmichael Hunt cleared of cocaine possession

    Wallaby Karmichael Hunt cleared of cocaine possession

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    BRISBANE, Australia - Wallabies rugby star Karmichael Hunt has avoided conviction on a charge of cocaine possession after prosecutors determined there was insufficient evidence. But when Magill was contacted by police he phoned Hunt, who went to police immediately, the court heard. "Very stressful to him and his family, it's been hanging over his head for a few weeks and it's put to bed now, which is great".
  • Xavi: 'What did Cristiano Ronaldo do against PSG? Neymar was better'

    Xavi: 'What did Cristiano Ronaldo do against PSG? Neymar was better'

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    Paris Saint-Germain's 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid came as a shock too many , especially of a scoreline such as this. "There are other matches to come before thinking about Real". As reported by the Mirror , PSG owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi is not happy that his team could be about to crash out of the competition early, and is poised to deliver the sack to Emery for not making the most of his investment.
  • Japan's Kodaira wins gold in women's 500m

    Japan's Kodaira wins gold in women's 500m

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    Her time was slower than her personal best of 39.04 that she skated at the USA trials last month. A reply to that tweet says Kodaira is an unbelievable woman skater! She graduated from UF with a degree in materials science and engineering in 2015.
  • Kusal Mendis drives Sri Lanka to T20 series sweep against Bangladesh

    Kusal Mendis drives Sri Lanka to T20 series sweep against Bangladesh

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    After being sent in to bat by the Tigers, Sri Lanka went on to get a huge total of 210/4 in their 20 overs with opener Kusal Mendis smashing 70 off just 42 balls, including six fours and three sixes. Gunathilaka survived twice on 15 and 28 before he holed out to Tamim Iqbal at long-off for 42. Dasun Shanaka smashed an 11-ball 30 not out towards the end to help Sri Lanka propel past 200.
  • Pep Guardiola wanted to play for Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger

    Pep Guardiola wanted to play for Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger

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    He knew all about Wigan, all about our players - I was really impressed. On his sliding doors moment, Guardiola smiled: "I was not good enough (for Wigan).that is the truth, yeah!" "I think the disappointment is half the joy of winning - because if you can't accept the disappointment, then the enjoyment isn't as enjoyable as it could be".
  • Tim Tebow In MLB? Mets Manager Apparently Believes It Could Happen

    Tim Tebow In MLB? Mets Manager Apparently Believes It Could Happen

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    I think he will play in the major leagues. "That's my guess. That's my hope and to some extent now after a year and a half, a modest expectation", Alderson said of Tebow. Tebow, for what it's worth, played it straight when asked about one day playing in the show. "I love what I'm doing", Tebow added past year. "I got into this because I love it, I'm passionate about it, and for me it's about being able to lock in and have tunnel vision regardless of what team I'm on or where they decide to ...
  • NASCAR Predictions: Who Will Win The Daytona 500? 2/18/18

    NASCAR Predictions: Who Will Win The Daytona 500? 2/18/18

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    This weekend also marks the 20th anniversary of his lone Daytona 500 win in 1998, and, thanks to his grandson, Jeffrey Earnhardt , Sunday's race will be the 40th consecutive year with an Earnhardt in the Daytona 500 lineup - now that Dale Jr.is retired.
  • Penn State's THON raises $10.2 million for pediatric cancer research

    Penn State's THON raises $10.2 million for pediatric cancer research

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    Thousands of students raise money for the Four Diamonds at Penn State Children's Hospital to alleviate the financial burden that pediatric cancer brings to families with a sick child. The event has raised more than $147 million since 1977. This year's THON theme is "Discovering Tomorrow's Wonder". This year's event begins at 6 p.m.
  • Texans to release Cushing

    Texans to release Cushing

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    Cushing was named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2009 and followed that by being voted into the Pro Bowl in 2010. "I was getting a prescription medication that I probably should have been.more careful with and I should have communicated with the league a lot better about", Cushing told reporters .
  • NBA Guard Appears To Slur Chinese People In New Year's Video

    NBA Guard Appears To Slur Chinese People In New Year's Video

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    The NBA has an exclusive agreement with Tencent to make content for the NBA and according to James Dator of SB Nation , that is who made the video, not the NBA. "I'm disappointed that anyone would think I would use that word". "I just want to wish all of the National Basketball Association ch*nk fans in China, a very happy Chinese New Year", the 33-year-old says.
  • Suter has hat trick as Switzerland blanks South Korea 8-0

    Suter has hat trick as Switzerland blanks South Korea 8-0

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    Homan showed laser-like focus the entire game as she got back to playing to her strength, throwing takeouts on 12 of her 14 rocks. It all came down to the final shot in the 10th. Babcock has a penchant for golden moments at the Olympics. The Canadian men face the United States on Monday. Since Denmark left with the win, she got what she wanted.
  • Alex Beaulieu-Marchand captures Olympic bronze medal in slopestyle

    Alex Beaulieu-Marchand captures Olympic bronze medal in slopestyle

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    Norway's Oystein Braaten won gold with a 95.00 on his first run. "I just can't believe it, it's wonderful", Beaulieu-Marchand told CBC sports. Great Britain's James Woods finished in fourth. Earlier Sunday, Beaulieu-Marchand qualified third for the final with a run of 94.20, while Harle qualified sixth at 91.20, and McEachran 11th at 87.80.
  • Trent leads No. 12 Duke to win over No. 11 Clemson

    Trent leads No. 12 Duke to win over No. 11 Clemson

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    Donnal came off the bench to lead Clemson with 10 points in the first half. That's when Trent was off the mark on his 3 from the right corner, but got fouled by Clemson reserve Scott Spencer. Gabe DeVoe, averaging 13 points for Clemson this year, was held to 3 points on 1 of 10 shooting. Freshman guard Brianna Tinsley scored a season-high 13 points, going 4 of 4 from 3-point range.
  • Big wreck knocks out several Daytona 500 contenders

    Big wreck knocks out several Daytona 500 contenders

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    That limits the air intake into the engine and serves to slow the cars down and essentially levels the playing field. He had started the race in the rear after the team had to pull out the backup vehicle from a qualifying race crash. Defending race victor Kurt Busch won the stage under caution over polesitter Alex Bowman. Running second and third, Ricky Stenhouse Jr . and Ryan Blaney went from the outside to the inside and then back across the track battling for the spot.
  • Korea's Jin Young Ko wins Women's Australian Open

    Korea's Jin Young Ko wins Women's Australian Open

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    She finished the four rounds with a total of 14-under-274 to win the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open by three strokes over compatriot Choi Hye-jin. Ko holed a birdie at the 17th and might have made another at the last, but missed the putt from short range. Looking at all the young talent now on tour you can't help but wonder who could rise above the crowd and put up Lopez-like numbers.
  • WWE is trying to sign Rob Gronkowski

    WWE is trying to sign Rob Gronkowski

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    Gronk-to-WWE rumors are heating up. Renowned wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer asserts that the WWE is willing to offer the tight end a "similar style deal" to the one Ronda Rousey received. Following the Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII, Rob said he was going to take a few weeks to assess his future and wouldn't rule out the idea of retiring.
  • 'Descendants 3' to be out in 2019

    'Descendants 3' to be out in 2019

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    Additional casting will be announced at a later date. Watch the teaser above. "By adding a modern twist to Disney's most treasured heritage properties, the world of Descendants has become an instant classic", said Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer of Disney Channels Worldwide.
  • Salah: My goal rush is far from over

    Salah: My goal rush is far from over

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    The Reds will hope that the Egypt global can maintain this level of performance for the remainder of the season and many years beyond now. "Honestly, I am very happy to score three goals", he said. "Yes, we're scoring lots of goals but can we see Mane and Salah continuing to score this amount of goals on a regular basis?" Mane, who became only the second Liverpool player after Michael Owen to score a treble away in Europe, took his tally for the season to 12 goals and he's hungry for more.
  • Gay Olympian Gus Kenworthy Kissed His Boyfriend On Live TV

    Gay Olympian Gus Kenworthy Kissed His Boyfriend On Live TV

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    Athlete Ally, a group that supports LGBT athletes, said in a tweet that "visibility matters". Kenworthy had a broken thumb and a painful hematoma (bruise) on his hip that made it hard for him to walk. While U.S. teammate Nick Goepper, a slopestyle specialist from the IN flatland, struggled to attract funding to prepare for the 2018 Games, Kenworthy's tale of blazing a new trail IN the macho sports world made him attractive to heavyweight sponsors such as Visa, Toyota and Ralph Lauren.
  • Huddersfield boss Wagner slams VAR introduction

    Huddersfield boss Wagner slams VAR introduction

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    Manchester United booked their place in the quarter finals of the FA Cup with a 2-0 victory over Huddersfield Town at the John Smith's Stadium this evening. "But I heard comments that maybe the linesman was right and not the studio". Mourinho has been left seething by reports claiming Pogba has a hard relationship with his manager, regrets rejoining United from Juventus and wants to leave Old Trafford this summer.
  • Luis Suarez scores in Bareclona's win

    Luis Suarez scores in Bareclona's win

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    Messi hit the post after Eibar's Fabian Orellana struck an effort against the crossbar, although the gifted but temperamental Chilean right-winger undermined the hosts' efforts by receiving his third red card in 12 appearances against Barca midway through the second half.