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The Russian athletes" statement said that they have supported the International Olympic Committee statement "that it's necessary to respect rights of clean athletes. After the CAS decision, Russia's Olympic Committee requested that 13 active athletes and two who had become coaches should be allowed to participate in the February 9-25 Games but the IOC has refused to extend invitations to them.
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    Indeed, the centre-back recognised that the Blues' defensive performances have been woefully inadequate in recent weeks, conceding seven goals in their previous two outings. Especially in this type of moment, you can see who is (ready to play) for a great club, to play with personality and also to risk something. Daryl Janmaat struck first, in the 84th minute, followed in the 88th by Deulofeu, while Roberto Pereyra delivered the final blow in stoppage time.
  • Knicks trade center Willy Hernangomez to Hornets

    Knicks trade center Willy Hernangomez to Hornets

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    The New York Knicks have honoured Willy Hernangomez's request for a move. There's a chance they could attach Kaminsky and a second-round pick to one of their bad contracts to starts shedding salary for the upcoming and ensuing summers. O'Bryant, in his fourth year in the league, has seen limited time as a 6-foot-9 power forward - playing for the Milwaukee Bucks , the Denver Nuggets, the Hornets , and now the Knicks.
  • What happened to the National Signing Day we used to know?

    What happened to the National Signing Day we used to know?

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    AL.com will provide live updates throughout the day as the letters of intent roll in and Auburn targets announce their decisions leading up to Malzahn's 3 p.m. Surtain's teammate and fellow star cornerback, Tyson Campbell, announced he would sign with Georgia, picking the Bulldogs over Miami and Alabama. Missouri football fans awoke Wednesday to find a unusual sight online: the program's Twitter account had been suspended.
  • Incompletion: Tom Brady Tries To Catch A Pass On Trick Play

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    Beyond the figures, Tom has mastered the situational football game, spreading the ball itself around, controlling the running game, attacking the right contest on the right game plan. It was supposed to reveal who, or what, Croc represents. Instead, the Patriots lost the Super Bowl , and we didn't get any answers. As for the rest of Saturday, Belichick said , "This afternoon is a normal Saturday for us".
  • Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe dismisses Cristiano Ronaldo decline claims

    Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe dismisses Cristiano Ronaldo decline claims

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    Neymar is the future, Cristiano has been great'. The Match of the Day presenter was then asked: "Ronaldo or Messi?" to which Lineker responded: "I like Cristiano a lot, but Messi is from another world". "Ronaldo is not on the decline". Do you think Ronaldo's best is now behind him? "He is a great player". "We must pay attention to all of Real's strengths and he is one of them".
  • Sister of North Korean leader to come to Pyeongchang Olympics

    Sister of North Korean leader to come to Pyeongchang Olympics

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    Japan's Abe, whose nation has been within range of North Korean missiles for decades, will also attend the ceremony. North Korea on Wednesday slammed protests held by conservative groups against the arrival of Pyongyang's Samjiyon orchestra in South Korea for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics .
  • Fifteen more Russian athletes appeal against exclusion from Winter Olympics

    Fifteen more Russian athletes appeal against exclusion from Winter Olympics

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    More than 1,200 security workers have been called off duty after the spread of the Norovirus , known as the "winter vomiting bug", has hit Pyeongchang , South Korea , according to USA Today . John Coates, president of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, announced the appeals during the second day of the International Olympic Committee's pre-Games session in Pyeongchang .
  • TL;DR: Maxwell stars with bat and all in Hobart

    TL;DR: Maxwell stars with bat and all in Hobart

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    It is their second T20 victory on the trot after beating New Zealand in the first match. "It was nice to finish it and hit one over the rope", he told the Nine Network . The 2018 Trans-Tasman Twenty20 Tri-Series continues Saturday with another Australia vs England fixture at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. They lost 7-44 in the last eight overs after being 60-1 at the end of the powerplay.
  • Friends & Enemies: Purdue's Edwards, Ohio State's Tate have been friends for years

    Friends & Enemies: Purdue's Edwards, Ohio State's Tate have been friends for years

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    All he says he has to do is point to the Fighting Illini's last two games. The 14th ranked Ohio State Buckeyes come into the game with a 20-5 record overall. One of the team's biggest advantages is size, with 7-foot-2 Isaac Haas manning the middle. The grit and determination Vincent Edwards displayed this week is astounding; Edwards vomited multiple times prior to the Maryland game.
  • No Pyeongchang invite for CAS-cleared Russians, says IOC

    No Pyeongchang invite for CAS-cleared Russians, says IOC

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    The IOC, which has cleared 169 Russians to compete at PyeongChang , said that "not being sanctioned does not automatically confer the privilege of an invitation". While commenting on the issue, Russian Olympic Assembly chief Alexander Zhrkov praised CAS decision. "We are in trouble now", said Pound, referring to the IOC.