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USA Wins First Ever Olympic Medal in Women's Cross Country -- Gold!

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Norway got the bronze medal. The medal is the first for a U.S. Olympic cross-country team since Vermont's Bill Koch won a silver in 1976. It was also the first ever gold medal for Team USA in cross-country skiing. "I was so excited and so happy, and also I couldn't feel my legs", Diggins added, upon seeing her teammate at the finish line. 'What really kept me going over the last four years was to try and contribute to a team medal here, and to do it here with Jessie one more time, it's ... Read More »

Porsche 911 GT3 RS breaks cover

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Because it's an evolution of an existing model - known as the 991 - the changes are subtle. There are so many variants in the current line-up that it's virtually impossible to differentiate one from another. Just an engine - a Porsche engine . However, this flat six can rev all the way to 9000 rpm! That's 19bhp more than the GT3, and good for a 0-62mph launch in just 3.2 seconds. Read More »

Oxfam boss apologises over abuse of Haiti quake victims

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Britain's International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said that Oxfam GB's then-chief executive, Barbara Stocking, and programme director Penny Lawrence, at the time misled regulators and the charity's donors over the case, "quite possibly deliberately". Read More »

Lindsey Vonn: This could be my final Olympic downhill race

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To win this event, Vonn has to be at her best. One example: Vonn's contemporary, four-time Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso, was hoping for one last hurrah at the Pyeongchang Games after going more than 2½ years between World Cup races because of hip surgery. Read More »

Roger Federer victory makes him the oldest No 1

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His return to the top spot will be formally rubber-stamped on Monday morning. Federer regained the world No. 1 spot for the first time since 2012 after winning the 2018 Rotterdam Open against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov. "This is incredible, if he stays more in the back". Federer underwent knee surgery two years ago - an injury not acquired by the intensity of his chosen sport, but while bathing his children. Read More »

Alan Pardew: West Brom players are still behind me

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Eight Premier League gaffers have already been axed this season, including former West Brom manager Tony Pulis, and now Pardew is in real danger of extending that tally to nine. Much like West Brom , Evans began badly before settling and improving significantly following Southampton's second goal. Southampton were rocked on Friday as three players sustained injuries that meant they were unable to feature in the FA Cup clash and Pellegrino said he'd never seen anything like it ... Read More »

Red Bull Launch RB14 Challenger in England

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Different shades of blue compose the main camo, while contrasts of sponsor's brand names in white adorn various parts of the auto. Red Bull yesterday became the first of Formula One's top-three teams to unveil their vehicle for the upcoming season, a week before pre-season testing starts in Spain. Read More »

JD Martinez Signs with Boston Red Sox

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Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reported that the physical is complete. With the Yankees adding Giancarlo Stanton and sporting one of the most powerful lineups in the league, it became important for the Red Sox to try and match New York's pop. Read More »

Conte: Chelsea will need a 'perfect game' to stop Barcelona and Messi

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Antonio Conte admits he has a selection dilemma on his hands for Chelsea's Champions League tie against Barcelona after routing Hull City in the FA Cup. The Brazilian was the best player on the pitch by a mile on Friday evening and has undoubtedly put himself forward for a start against Ernesto Valverde's side on Tuesday night, with Conte conceding that he has " many good doubts " ahead of selecting his best team to face the Catalan giants. Read More »

Mets sign Jason Vargas, source confirms

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The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal was pending a physical and had not been announced. In 32 appearances last season, Vargas went 18-11 with a 4.16 ERA and 1.33 WHIP. Robert Gsellman , Seth Lugo and Rafael Montero also provide insurance. He had Tommy John surgery in 2015 and missed most of the 2015 and 2016 seasons. Read More »

'Toy Story' is coming to life at Disney World this summer

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Guests visiting Toy Story Land will feel as though they are in Andy's back yard with oversized versions of Woody, Jessie, Buzz, Rex and Mr Potato Head. But not before quick trip to Disney's new Toy Story Land . Watch a video of Slinky Dog Dash below followed by some images and concept art. In fact, this is the box that the Toy Story Mania! game came in. Read More »

S Korean men fall to Czechs; Canada beats Switzerland in ice hockey

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Now that the group stage is done, the two best-seeded teams from Group A got automatically moved into the semifinals, which will be the second round of the playoff stage. Of those countries, United States of America and Slovakia have medalled only once. They haven't lost a game since the gold medal disappointment of 1998. Read More »

FA Cup Draw: A favorable quarterfinal match is possible for Spurs

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Pochettino criticised the state of the pitch before League One basement club Rochdale spent an estimated £500,000 ($702,000, 564,000 euros) improving the quality of their turf for the visit of the Premier League high-flyers. The effort was massive and I apologise if someone took my words in the wrong way. "I think the pitch has hindered us rather than helped us". The London Evening Standard says Tottenham may consider offers for Alderweireld but are confident they will keep all ... Read More »

Overwhelming support for Obama portraits but Michelle's divides opinion

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The artists are the first African American artists commissioned for the task. Michelle took to her own Instagram after the ceremony to share her gratitude for being recognized in such a remarkable way. Michelle Obama said she hoped the portrait would have an impact on young girls of colour in the years to come. And their subjects make history once more, as the first black presidential spouses to be immortalized in the gallery. Read More »

Hawks Hunt Duduzane Zuma

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Zuma and the Guptas - a family of wealthy Indian-born businessmen - deny any wrongdoing. Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, spokesperson for the Hawks, has confirmed that the Hawks' Serious Corruption Crime Unit is now conducting on-going operations at various addresses in Gauteng, including a residential premises in Saxonwold near Johannesburg . Read More »

Raiders Cut Long-Time Kicker Sebastian Janikowski

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Giorgio Tavecchio , who took over kicking duties, converted 16 of 21 field-goal attempts and 33 of 34 extra-point tries. His agent, Paul Healy, said in an email that Janikowski is too young to retire. He was placed on injured reserve the day before the season opener. Tavecchio also had an efficient start, converting all nine field goals in his first six games. Read More »

Tiger Woods Headlines Star Studded Genesis Open At Riviera Country Club

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Thomas, the reigning PGA Tour player of the year, is among several players who were getting seriously hooked on golf about the time Woods was winning tournaments at a rate never seen. Since then, Fleetwood won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship for a second straight year, putting on a performance that was one for the ages, -22 to par . Read More »

Ex-Wing Jan Mursak, Slovenia stun U.S. in hockey opener

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US coach Tony Granato showed a lot of trust in Greenway by having him center the top line with Ryan Stoa and captain Brian Gionta on his wings. The group looks a lot different than we're familiar with as a result of the NHL's decision not to send players to Pyeongchang, but it'll be trying to bring home its first Olympic gold medal since 1980. Read More »

Emily Sweeney crashes on final run, says she "is fine"

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According to the on-site doctor, Sweeney was " banged up " but had no broken bones. The stands were filled with fans cheering raucously, and they immediately went silent waiting for some sort of sign that Sweeney would be all right. Monday marked the eighth anniversary of the death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili on the eve of the 2010 Winter Games in Whistler, British Columbia. Read More »

Guardiola hails 'club legend' Aguero after four-goal performance

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Jamie Vardy equalised for Leicester midway through the first half against the run of play, before Pep Guardiola's side stepped up the pace after the break. The visibly inspired Aguero then directed the global traffic onto himself with a potential goal of the season to register his fourth of the game and the Citizen's fifth in total. Read More »

Five Best Fights To Make Following UFC 221

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According to the UFC's David Shaw , it's still possible Romero could get the title shot when UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker returns later this year from injury. Whittaker got the judges nod in a brilliant back-and-forth bout. " The weight situation, I don't think that's going to play into it (when it comes to a title shot )", Shaw said after the event. Read More »

'Psyched' teen snowboarder Gerard takes first USA Olympic gold

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Gerard said nothing as he waited for Parrot's score. Canadian Maxence Parrot took silver with his final run, tipping compatriot Mark McMorris - the leader after two completed rounds - into the bronze medal position. "I'm just absolutely just mind-blown". I had a lot of fun and all I really want to do is just land runs'. Gerard went into first by 1.96 points over Canadian Mark McMorris. Read More »