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January signing Emerson Palmieri was brought into the first-team against the Tigers and played a crucial part in setting up Olivier Giroud for Chelsea's fourth goal of the game. The Italian continued: 'I hope that we maintain this tradition but we are speaking about a fantastic player. "I would like to end my career [at the club] and play for at least another year".
  • High Winds Keep Mikaela Shiffrin Waiting for Her First Chance at Gold

    High Winds Keep Mikaela Shiffrin Waiting for Her First Chance at Gold

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    But in six appearances since that run of perfection, Shiffrin finished third once, seventh twice and not completed the course on three occasions. In a perhaps not immediately obvious way, postponement of the giant slalom - Shiffrin's second-best event - may serve to further her overall medal prospects here at the PyeongChang Olympics .
  • Snowboarder Chloe Kim wins gold for USA

    Snowboarder Chloe Kim wins gold for USA

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    United States snowboarder Chloe Kim (C) hugs her mother as her father, Kim Jong-jin (R), stands next to her after she won the gold medal in the women's halfpipe at the PyeongChang Olympics at Phoenix Snow Park in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, on February 13, 2018 .
  • Women's Slalom Postponed Due to Strong Winds at PyeongChang Games

    Women's Slalom Postponed Due to Strong Winds at PyeongChang Games

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    The weather in Pyeongchang , South Korea, appears to have something against Mikaela Shiffrin . " Mikaela Shiffrin is hard to beat, she can get a medal in the games in every discipline", said Holdener. "I've spent a lot of today walking backwards", said British Olympics visitor Elliott Edmonson. She came in fifth in the giant slalom . The slalom runs take place Tuesday evening in the USA, and in the early hours of the morning in the United Kingdom and Europe on Wednesday-with the ...
  • Army Sgt. Emily Sweeney crashes out of Olympics

    Army Sgt. Emily Sweeney crashes out of Olympics

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    U.S. Olympian Emily Sweeney was involved in a frightening crash Tuesday on the luge track in Pyeongchang, spinning out of control during the women's singles final. "I've never been so relieved than when I saw her getting up and walking", said American teammate Summer Britcher, who was choking back tears. She was being taken for further evaluation, but a USA Luge spokesperson said he wasn't sure whether she would undergo concussion protocol.
  • Sky Plc Extends Premier League Rights Through To 2022

    Sky Plc Extends Premier League Rights Through To 2022

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    There is still the possibility of a digital platform winning some matches, however, as two packages totalling 40 games remain unsold and the Premier League said "multiple bidders" have expressed an interest in acquiring them. Still up for grabs are packages F and G, which consist of 20 matches from one Bank Holiday and one midweek fixture programme, and 20 matches from two midweek fixture programmes respectively.
  • Blazers not offended by Kerr letting players coach

    Blazers not offended by Kerr letting players coach

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    Kerr let veterans Draymond Green , Andre Igoudala and David West run the Golden State huddles. Kerr said that letting his players coach in Monday's 129-83 win over the Phoenix Suns was not that big a deal, but said "it's the world we live in so everyone is going to debate it and whether it's a controversy or not it has to become one I guess".
  • Colts name Frank Reich head coach

    Colts name Frank Reich head coach

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    He was said to be a top choice to be the Colts offensive coordinator under McDaniels, and that might still be the case under Reich. According to the NFL Network, Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich agreed to terms on a five-year contract to the Indianapolis Colts' new head coach.
  • Scotland ring changes for France clash

    Scotland ring changes for France clash

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    With wins at a premium, France's form book doesn't make for happy reading right now. "The responsibility for last week lies with the coaches and myself". Scotland will be desperate to show the attacking form which was heralded past year this weekend and know another defeat will be a desperate outcome after coming in with such high hopes.
  • Liverpool beat Saints as Firmino and Salah hit target

    Liverpool beat Saints as Firmino and Salah hit target

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    It seems Klopp already has a 30-goal per season striker - not only that, but one who contributes to the team's build-up and presses better than any other attack-minded player in the league. Van Dijk began the move as he cut out a cross with his head before Liverpool 'keeper Loris Karius freed another former Southampton player Alex Oxlade Chamberlain .
  • UFC 221: Romero vs

    UFC 221: Romero vs

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    These are the types of young, emerging prospects everyone needs to be paying attention to going forward and the kind of potential local stars the capacity crowd in Perth paid to see. He initially weighed 188 pounds but got down to only 187.7 with a two-hour allotment. However despite the unbelievable victory, one has to wonder what's next for Yoel Romero .
  • Liverpool: This is the midfield we want to see against Southampton

    Liverpool: This is the midfield we want to see against Southampton

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    Virgil van Dijk is "a complete defender " and a £75 million addition that will provide value to Liverpool , says Joel Matip . Arguably Jürgen Klopp's most influential player, the Brazilian has become a fan favourite at Anfield and supporters have been dreading what might happen if he were to get injured or leave the club since Philippe Coutinho left the club last month.
  • Fifteen banned Russian athletes lodge second appeal to top sports court

    Fifteen banned Russian athletes lodge second appeal to top sports court

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    A 229-member strong, all-female cheering section has arrived from North Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. A tweet posted by the account of speedskater Shani Davis has blasted the use of a coin toss to select the U.S. The letter says "we believe it is important to respect and treat each of these athletes equally". "If we need more time, perhaps it will be Friday morning".
  • Excluded Russians to learn if they can compete in Olympics

    Excluded Russians to learn if they can compete in Olympics

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    The scandal around the alleged systematic use of prohibited chemicals in Russian sports erupted in 2015, when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accused Russia of multiple violations and suspended Moscow laboratory of RUSADA, the Russian National Anti-Doping Agency.
  • Cartoline da PyeongChang: il taekwondo che favorisce il dialogo

    Cartoline da PyeongChang: il taekwondo che favorisce il dialogo

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    Il costo di questa e di altre 14 strutture olimpiche costruite per l'occasione hanno scatenato molte polemiche, visto che negli ultimi anni i sudcoreani hanno mostrato un calo d'interesse per lo sci e gli sport invernali in genere. Scambio di sorrisi ancora con il presidente sudcoreano Moon e sua moglie, che al passaggio degli atleti si sono voltati verso la sorella del dittatore di Pyongyang .
  • Dwyane Wade could re-sign with Heat after season

    Dwyane Wade could re-sign with Heat after season

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    During the funeral, Wade said he and Riley hugged it out and made a decision to put their past differences behind them. Demand has been high for Wade merchandise since the team reacquired the 36-year-old legend in a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday.
  • Tonga's shirtless, oily flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua appears at the Winter Olympics

    Tonga's shirtless, oily flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua appears at the Winter Olympics

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    Taufatofua, who competed in taekwondo in Rio, qualified in cross-country skiing this time around. During the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Friday, temperatures dipped well below freezing. "Financially, I'm in the worst position ever, but I'm the happiest ever". Skiing, you have pain for an hour. Sticking with the whole, "I don't care what the weather says it is I'm dressing like it's summer" theme of the Opening Ceremony, Bermuda chose to make their grand ...