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USA's Nathan Chen lands Olympic-first six quads, finishes 5th

Unfortunately, he only landed five of them successfully. Hanyu, a two-time world champion, finished almost 11 points overall ahead of compatriot Shoma Uno. Ne...


Auditors failed to stop PNB fraud: Jaitley

Jaitley blamed the auditors for failing to detect the fraud. "It is not possible for any Finance Minister to personally supervise the day-to-day functioning o...


Queensland's Riley Day sprinting for birthday gold at Commonwealth Games

The Tauranga-based pair are national series champions, boasting a ranking of fourth at the Games behind combinations from Canada, Australia and England. "But wh...


Will Grigg goal knocks City out of FA Cup

We are at that stage of the European football season where the handsome game gets more intense, where the genuine contenders are sought and the pretenders kno...


Anderson Outserves Querrey for ATP New York Open TItle

Nishikori will now face South African Kevin Anderson who overcame American Frances Tiafoe 6-3 5-7 6-4 in a two-hour battle. The Florida-based 31-year-old ha...


Warner: Our tactics could be freakish

A total of 32 sixes were struck in the game and stand-in Australia skipper David Warner has admitted that he will be relying upon some unorthodox field settin...


College basketball roundup: Walker leads Hurricanes past Irish

Ja'Quan Newton added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Canes. He also played a second high 26 minutes. He grabbed 8 rebounds and blocked a season-high 3 shot...


Olympic Ice Dancer Gabriella Papadakis Calls Wardrobe Malfunction a 'Nightmare'

The Olympics have already been full of fun , surprises, and a few disappointing moments for those of us sitting on our couches and watching to behold. "It's ...


Lazio confirm De Vrij will leave on a free transfer

It was a choice made after many months of negotiations, but there is also a limit to how things went. "Our paths will divide in June". Lazio were keen not t...


Napoli and Juventus continue see-saw battle in Serie A

Juventus players celebrate after their win over Torino. Brazilian midfielder Allan finished off a typically incisive Napoli move to score the only goal in the...


Goldman Sachs Group Reiterates "GBX 175" Price Target for Barclays (BARC)

Therefore 0 are positive. The rating was maintained by Chardan Capital Markets with "Buy" on Thursday, August 27. The stock of Spectris plc (LON:SXS) earned "Ne...


Serena Williams: I nearly died after giving birth

Williams had said she endured a series of operations just days after her daughter Olympia was delivered via an emergency c-section. In January she told V...


Mirai Nagasu says she wanted to jump like Nathan Chen

Mirai Nagasu won the 2008 USA national championships a decade ago. Back in 2014, Nagasu was a 20-year-old figure skating veteran struggling to accept the fact ...


Thiem wins second Argentina Open

The 24-year-old Austrian coasted past Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene 6-2, 6-4 in one hour and 31 minutes to extend his flawless record at the tournament, having capt...


Austin Dillon Gets Celebratory 'Champ' Butt Tattoo After Daytona 500 Win

The Daytona 500 is the most important event of the year for NASCAR . "It hurts", Dillon said, via NBC Sports . He is happy that he could help his grandfat...


West Ham blame administrative fault for doping charge

The club have since responded via a statement on their website confirming that the charge relates to an internal oversight, and not any of the playing squad. Th...


Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker to be vice captains at Ryder Cup

Furyk believes Woods will be a valuable asset in Paris, particularly if a number of younger players who grew up idolising the 14-time major victor again make th...


Rays reportedly send Steven Souza to Diamondbacks in three-way trade with Yankees

The Yankees will also be sending prospects Nick Solak and Taylor Widener to the Rays and Diamondbacks , respectively. Souza Jr. blossomed into a star...


Aguero escapes sanction for clash with Wigan fan

A game of football then resurfaced 15 minutes later, with City beginning the half with refreshed vim and vigour only for Wigan to continue to threaten on ...


Norway's Bjørgen equals Winter Olympics medals record

It has won at least 10 medals in this sport for the third time, following 11 in 2002 and 2014. Kjetil Jansrud (bronze in the super-G) and Simen Hegstad Krueger ...


Canadian figure skater Eric Radford says he's 'lucky' he's not Adam Rippon

Speaking further, Radford, an out Olympian himself, stated "I'm going to try and get Adam and the guys together and head down to Pride House - maybe we can ju...


Transactions roundup: Bears release Jerrell Freeman

Freeman got his shot with the Colts after three strong seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. "That being said there's no excuse to cope with any problems...


Alex Blackwell announces retirement from worldwide and state cricket

The resume of the Wagga Wagga-born Blackwell includes five World Cups, three domestic T20 titles and a remarkable 13 Women's National Cricket League titles. She...


Manchester United well equipped to win Champions League, says Ashley Young

Ibrahimovic suffered a setback in his recovery from a serious knee injury sustained in the Europa League last season. "I brought two kids (Ethan Hamilton and ...


WVU basketball: Things don't get any easier at Baylor

One of the two contests where the Mountaineers held an advantage at the charity stripe - WVU made 9 of 14 while Baylor was limited to 8 of1 1. Manu Lecomte is...


Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Tuesday, Feb

Donato also scored twice in the Americans' previous 2-1 win over the Slovaks in group play. "If we had played on our heels and played anxious, it would have aff...


Sevilla Star Warns Manchester United His Side Will Fight Like Animals

Jesus Navas ( Sevilla): "I know it would be nice for some of the friends I've got back in Manchester if we did manage to pull it off and knock out United (out ...


McGregor has 'cheeky dig' at Mayweather

After the announcement, there was speculation that Lobov was added to the bill by the UFC so that the current lightweight champion - and Lobov's SBG Ireland...


'Former Barca Boss A Perfect Fit For Chelsea!'

And a former Barcelona manager is being heavily linked with the managerial hot seat at Stamford Bridge - Luis Enrique. And should the Blues move to bring in f...


German soccer fans protest by throwing hundreds of tennis balls

The second Monday night game of the season is a home game for the club Borussia Dortmund and its fans are calling for an all-out boycott of the game . Timothy ...


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho keen on Real Madrid midfield star

However, The Independent reports that Kroos has been short-listed to potentially partner the France worldwide, not to replace him, in a new-look midfield wit...


Renault F1 teams up with Alibaba's Tmall

Our headline target [for 2018] is to show continued progression through results. While pace towards the end of the season helped the team to secure sixth plac...


Boston Red Sox agree to deal with slugger JD Martinez, reports say

But here's something else Martinez is not: a consolation prize. ESPN's Pedro Gomez reports sought-after free agent J.D. Martinez has signed with the Red So...


Gonzalo Higuain could miss Tottenham Champions League clash

Higuain had sustained the knock after only three minutes following a challenge with Torino keeper Salvatore Sirigu , but despite limping on he was forced to ...


Roger Federer beats Grigor Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open title

He entered the tournament as a wildcard and took advantage of Nadal's absence, who was the world No 1 until Federer won his quarter-final on Friday. " Roger F...