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The first pressure-packed test comes Wednesday morning in South Korea (Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET) against Great Britain. "I'm really proud that we're here representing Canada and we're going to give it our all and leave it out there". It's tough and it's too bad that it came to us knocking out Canada. The Canadian spectators at the Gangneung Curling Centre, normally the second-rowdiest bunch in the arena next to the hometown crowd of Koreans, fell unusually silent as the players reached over to ...
  • Messi goal will give Barcelona more space at Camp Nou - Suarez

    Messi goal will give Barcelona more space at Camp Nou - Suarez

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    He played a top game and I am very pleased for his performance. "Now they are obliged to go looking for a goal at the Nou Camp and we'll have more space". Now on 98 Champions League goals, you wouldn't back against the five time Ballon d'Or victor to add to his tally against the Blues during the second leg at the Nou Camp.
  • Hamstring woes bench Cristiano Ronaldo against Leganes game

    Hamstring woes bench Cristiano Ronaldo against Leganes game

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    Real coach Zidane told a news conference ahead of the Leganes game that he was optimistic about Modric. Modric and Marcelo (both hamstring) could miss the Champions League second-leg against PSG in a fortnight. Real are fourth in the Liga standings on 45 points, 17 behind leaders Barcelona , but victory over Leganes would lift them above Valencia into third place.
  • Canada Wins Men's Ski Cross Gold

    Canada Wins Men's Ski Cross Gold

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    CANADA'S Brady Leman survived a series of crashes - including in the final - to win ski cross gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics today. David Duncan of London, Ont., was fourth in the small final, putting him eighth overall. "This blows them out of the water". I broke my leg the day before competition in Vancouver and then just missing the podium in Sochi was kind of bittersweet.
  • Alpine skiing: Siebenhofer fastest but Vonn on pace in downhill training

    Alpine skiing: Siebenhofer fastest but Vonn on pace in downhill training

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    Vonn's racing helmet features the initials 'D.K.' and a heart in memory of grandfather Don Kildow, who died in November. USA women's ski team speed coach Chip White said he was upbeat following Wednesday's race. Usually I'm pretty chaotic (but) I focused on all the tiny things I had to perform to do my downhill. "I'm just proud. I'm proud to have competed for my country, I'm proud to have given it my all".
  • Italy's Sofia Goggia Wins the Downhill; Lindsey Vonn Takes Bronze

    Italy's Sofia Goggia Wins the Downhill; Lindsey Vonn Takes Bronze

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    Fifth-place finisher Alice McKennis of the US praised Vonn's "day-to-day perseverance". In an even longer streak, she was the No. 1 women's skier in the downhill for eight years, from the 2007/2008 season to 2015/2016. That abuse increased on Saturday after she finished sixth in the super-G, a race won by snowboard specialist Ester Ledecka. "I wanted to win so much because of him", Vonn said on NBC .
  • Devin McCourty claims Malcolm Butler knew he wasn't starting

    Devin McCourty claims Malcolm Butler knew he wasn't starting

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    The guy played 98 percent of the plays", said McCourty, referencing the amount of defensive snaps Butler played during the season. "It's just not true", he continued. It was auctioned by Goldin Auctions, but the company would not say how they came into possession of the ring or who won the bid. "To me, the worst part was to see all that [anonymous] stuff come out after".
  • Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze in Possibly Final Olympic Race

    Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze in Possibly Final Olympic Race

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    Pic: Getty Images (Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel (left), Sofia Goggia of Italy and American Lindsey Vonn (right) took the downhill medals) Sofia Goggia saw off the challenge of American Lindsey Vonn to become the first Italian to win the women's downhill.
  • Jim Furyk expects 'fire' from Tiger Woods in the Ryder Cup

    Jim Furyk expects 'fire' from Tiger Woods in the Ryder Cup

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    Woods will be making his second appearance as a vice-captain, having been an assistant to Love in the 2016 victory alongside Furyk, Stricker and Tom Lehman . swept Europe aside in 2016. "When you look at our team room and you look at a lot of the youth we have in that team room now with the younger players, a lot of them became golf professionals, fell in love with the game of golf, because they wanted to emulate Tiger Woods ".
  • Peck it out! Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma lock it with love

    Peck it out! Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma lock it with love

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    The team management had said that there was nothing to worry and he was being monitored by the physio. "The next two series in Australia and England will define him as a captain". The Centurion pitch is expected to be on the slower side, and so it may be prudent to give Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav a chance. "Unfortunately from a batting perspective, that's been our Achilles heel throughout this Indian tour in the short format.
  • Why the Red Devils will win the Champions League

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    Pogba may have returned to the fold for the last-16 tie against Seville at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium, but the feeling that there is tension between the Frenchman and his manager has not. Vincenzo Montella has admitted Sevilla might have to "kill" Alexis Sanchez when they face Manchester United . The Spain worldwide will be hoping to feature on his return to his native country as Manchester United look to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.
  • Diggins propels USA to first gold in cross country skiing history

    Diggins propels USA to first gold in cross country skiing history

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    In 2013, they won a world championship gold medal - the first for the US - taking the women's team sprint by nearly 8 seconds. Sweden and Norway were hot favorites for yet another gold medal in women's cross-country skiing and the Nordic nations were at the head of the pack for nearly the entire race.
  • Ospina likely to start for Arsenal in League Cup final, says Cech

    Ospina likely to start for Arsenal in League Cup final, says Cech

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    He will have to be on top form this weekend as Arsenal will be taking on a wounded City. The Sun aren't willing to commit themselves to saying that Ramsey will completely miss the game. Wigan ended Pep Guardiola's side's hopes of an unprecedented quadruple by knocking them out of the cup thanks to Will Grigg's victor. However, there's also a league game days later, on Thursday 1 March, between the two Premier League giants at the Emirates.
  • US Men's Olympic Hockey Team Ends Olympic Run With Loss To Czechs

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    The U.S. took home silver medals from Salt Lake City in 2002 and Vancouver in 2010, losing to Canada both times . The Czech Republic is two wins away from the gold medal in the men's hockey tournament at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, thanks to a dramatic quarterfinal win over the United States.
  • Michigan State slams IL, wins share of Big Ten title

    Michigan State slams IL, wins share of Big Ten title

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    Taking one player on Michigan State out of the equation is one thing, but they have a buoy of other options as well. In the second half though, Michigan State would flex its muscles. However, good teams know how to put their opponents away and the Spartans did that in the second half, outscoring IL 43-26 en route to a victory on senior night.
  • William Hill fined £6.2m for accepting criminal money

    William Hill fined £6.2m for accepting criminal money

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    The body said some of the issues it found include the bookie not adequately seeking information about the source of punter's funds or establishing whether they were problem gamblers. William Hill responded to the rap over the knuckles by saying it would appoint external auditors to review the effectiveness of its anti-money laundering and social responsibility practices and procedures.
  • Napoli 1 SPAL 0: Allan sends hosts top of Serie A again

    Napoli 1 SPAL 0: Allan sends hosts top of Serie A again

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    However, Hamsik's goal was eventually disallowed for offside after a two-minute VAR consultation. Both clubs could thank Brazilians for the three points with Alex Sandro scoring the only goal for Juventus after 33 minutes and Allan putting Napoli ahead after just six minutes.
  • Liverpool target De Vrij will leave Lazio this summer

    Liverpool target De Vrij will leave Lazio this summer

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    Speaking to Mediaset , Lazio sporting director Igli Tare said: "We'll explain our reasons later". Currently teetering on the edge of Champions League qualification in the Serie A , the Italian side had hoped to extend their starting center half's contract past its expiration at the end of the season; however, the club's board have now formally pulled their offer from the table.
  • No. 16 Ohio State routs Rutgers on Senior Night

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    With AP Photos.C.J. Jackson scored 18 points to help No. 16 Ohio State rout Rutgers 79-52. Ohio State led 32-27 at halftime. Kaleb Wesson added 14, and Kam Williams , playing his last home game, had 13 as the Buckeyes (23-7, 14-3 Big Ten) got a feel-good win on senior night, coming on the heels of tough road losses to Penn State and MI that dropped them out of first place in the conference.