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The IOC has barred Russian Federation from the Pyeongchang Olympics, which open on Friday (Feb 9), over a widespread doping conspiracy. Pound also criticized as "perverse" the judgments of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which last week reversed lifetime Olympic bans on 28 Russian athletes and staff.
  • Conte wants Chelsea statement of support

    Conte wants Chelsea statement of support

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    Reports Conte is unhappy with the club's transfer strategy have been persistent, but the Italian accepts Chelsea can not necessarily buy the best players any more , instead requiring a focus on developing young talent. Although, Conte's position would be bolstered by a strong showing against Barcelona in the Champions League round of 16, he knows that, after 18 months in the job, he has survived longer than most at a club which has employed 10 managers in as many years.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan was abused at Manchester United: Garth Crooks

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan was abused at Manchester United: Garth Crooks

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    Ramsey was among the first to rave about the duo after the Premier League game on Saturday. "As you can see from today, he's just an unbelievable player", Iwobi said. Everton were all at sea in a first half in which they conceded four goals in the first 37 minutes - and manager Sam Allardyce described his team's performance as "pathetic".
  • Former Liverpool man insists world-record bid for Salah could arrive

    Former Liverpool man insists world-record bid for Salah could arrive

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    Spurs, however, were awarded a controversial penalty just moment later, from which Harry Kane secured a 2-2 draw. "I've run out of things to say", he added. Mohamed Salah's value has more than doubled since joining Liverpool last summer - and the Premier League club could be set to receive a world-record fee for the winger at the end of the season.
  • North Korea suspected of hacking Japanese crypto exchange

    North Korea suspected of hacking Japanese crypto exchange

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    Washington has previously said it would not initiate contact with the North Korean delegation attending the games in South Korea. "As of February 5, we had sold 77.3 percent of the tickets, meaning, 826,000 tickets were sold, with a daily average sales of more than 7,000 tickets", said Kim Ki-hong, a POCOG senior official at the press conference, adding the tickets for the opening and closing ceremony and events such as figure skating, semifinals and finals for men's ice hockey are ...
  • Some Eagles players plan to skip White House Super Bowl visit

    Some Eagles players plan to skip White House Super Bowl visit

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    We have those conversations in the locker room, just like everyone else does in the workplace. In addition to criticizing players who protest inequality during the anthem, Trump has also ripped the NFL's ratings, calling the game "boring" and "too soft" and asking his supporters to boycott the league.
  • Bill Belichick Addresses Rob Gronkowski Retirement Rumors After Super Bowl LII

    Bill Belichick Addresses Rob Gronkowski Retirement Rumors After Super Bowl LII

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    The two-time Super Bowl champion would neither confirm nor deny that the thought of retirement has previously crossed his mind. "I'm ready to roll". "We fought all year long, all the receivers, running backs, lineman". Gronkowski, who was listed on New England's mandatory injury reports last week, was on the practice field Saturday and Sunday, when official reports weren't required, and looked to be uninhibited, according to multiple reports.
  • Chicago Bulls Looking to Trade Robin Lopez and Jerian Grant

    Chicago Bulls Looking to Trade Robin Lopez and Jerian Grant

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    Zach LaVine scored a season-high 27 points to lead Chicago , which lost its seventh game in a row. The Bulls are 14-5 (.737) against the Kings since the 2008-09 season. Unable to calm his temper, Lopez saw a chair looking at him amusing and did what National Basketball Association players have wanted to do to referees all season long by heaving it down the the tunnel.
  • Internet's going gaga over hilarious Doritos Super Bowl ad

    Internet's going gaga over hilarious Doritos Super Bowl ad

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    According to Deadline Hollywood , the national anger over professional athletes "taking a knee" during the performance of the "Star-Spangled Banner" continued into this weekend's highly anticipated match-up between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles; two highly competitive U.S.
  • Lions to name Matt Patricia as head coach this week

    Lions to name Matt Patricia as head coach this week

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    Patricia's hiring had been rumored for weeks, but couldn't be made official before the Patriots' season was over. The defenses have been especially impressive since Patricia became defensive coordinator in 2012. Detriot signed Stafford to a five-year extension before last season. Patricia was reportedly the frontrunner for both the Lions and New York Giants head coaching jobs, the latter of which has since hired former Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur for the position.
  • A&E breaks down this year's Super Bowl commercials

    A&E breaks down this year's Super Bowl commercials

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    More than 61 million tuned in for the post-game show, according to Nielsen . The weepy wrap-up of an extended storyline on This Is Us - coupled with a huge lead-in from Super Bowl LII - boosted the NBC drama to a record audience of 27 million viewers Sunday, though the crowd for the game itself was far from a record.