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Sports IAAF extends Russian ban
Author: 0 IAAF extends Russian ban

Russia had been banned from the Olympic movement over allegations it put in place a huge system of state-sponsored doping culminating at the 2014 Russian-hosted Sochi Winter Games. It might even consider expelling Russian Federation from the IAAF, it added after a Council meeting held in Birmingham, England. Andersen called for an urgent meeting with RUSAF and the Russian government to address these issues.

Author: 0 Hall of fame UNC basketball announcer Woody Durham dead at 76

Nevertheless, Carolina fans will always remember Durham's legendary calls of some of college basketball's most memorable games. Amid the flurry of phone calls, texts and emails that bombarded Wes Durham on Wednesday in the hours after his father's death, there was one message that resonated above all else.

Sports Giorgio Chiellini: 'It's the history of Tottenham'
Author: 0 Giorgio Chiellini: 'It's the history of Tottenham'

I think we conceded three chances and they scored twice. "We are part of the history of this competition". We saw yesterday, in Paris Saint-Germain-Real Madrid, experience is important, and we used our skill. "It was not a lack of experience, not a lack of concentration". "Reaching two finals in the past three seasons helped us to better handle these kinds of games".

Sports Leonard plans on returning soon
Author: 0 Leonard plans on returning soon

Despite being cleared to return by the Spurs doctors, Leonard sought second opinion on his right quad injury from specialists in NY. "I don't feel like nothing was friction". "So it wasn't me just going out and saying, 'I'm going to go do this'". "But I can't come back unhealthy", said Leonard, downplaying reports of friction with the Spurs organisation.

Sports Champions League: Juventus secures Qualification as Spurs bottles again
Author: 0 Champions League: Juventus secures Qualification as Spurs bottles again

Pochettino's men responded to the frenzied atmosphere that greeted them at Wembley and took just three minutes to first sting Gianluigi Buffon's fingertips through Son's rapier-like drive across goal. "We were up against a very very good team that has super players and plays good football". "We believe in history". The visitors, playing with three at the back, were soon troubled by Son again but his attempted volley at goal was miscued and the Serie A champions cleared.

Sports Rockets roll to 16th straight win
Author: 0 Rockets roll to 16th straight win

So if all is fair, Smart was due for an overload of frustration on behalf of Harden, since he stewed up a huge pot of it for him throughout that December game. Smart might have been best to avoid the "benefit of the doubt" line or the "you get certain players who get calls that other guys just wouldn't get" statement, but he really didn't say anything overly controversial.

Sports Daniel Ricciardo sets record in Formula 1 testing in Spain
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo sets record in Formula 1 testing in Spain

We have to make sure we do the most of the priorities and that should be OK, that should be enough". Max Verstappen was close behind with Red Bull , followed by the Mercedes of defending champion Lewis Hamilton . Renault's works team had no problems but technical head Bob Bell said it was nothing to do with the way the batteries were installed. AUSSIE Formula One ace Daniel Ricciardo has sparked hopes of a podium finish in Melbourne after a record-breaking pre-season testing display ...

Sports Eddie Jones wanted by Australia to replace Michael Cheika in 2019
Author: 0 Eddie Jones wanted by Australia to replace Michael Cheika in 2019

He went on: "Where that goes in terms of the process that we run, well, that will be determined". So keen is Jones to locate the tactical antidote to his side's Calcutta Cup defeat that he rose at 4am on Monday, unable to sleep because of the matters raised by England's sub-par performance in Scotland .

Author: 0 Early title could hurt Man City's Champs League campaign - Gundogan

The former Norwich player said: "They are doing an awesome job". "Being knocked out by Monaco last season hurt so we wanted to put things right this season". And 60 seconds later he was in the opponent's half, quickly winning the ball back after a misplaced Silva pass. "We are still on a journey". "We have four excellent central defenders".

Sports Jayhwaks' big man Azubuike out for Big 12 tournament
Author: 0 Jayhwaks' big man Azubuike out for Big 12 tournament

Post season conference tournaments are fun for fans and great for the media. The ACC opened play Tuesday with Boston College's win against Georgia Tech. No. 14 Texas Tech, the second seed, opens play against the Iowa State-Texas victor, while No. 18 West Virginia faces bubble team Baylor to wrap up the quarterfinals.

Sports Sri Lanka opts to bowl in Independence Cup opener
Author: 0 Sri Lanka opts to bowl in Independence Cup opener

Upul Tharanga managed to make 17 before he was cleaned up by Chahal. If we didn't lose a wicket we would have been more aggressive. A couple of missed deliveries early on rattle the batsman, who looks to get a desperate boundary. Earlier, the host nation Sri Lanka have won the toss and opted to field against India . "Not anxious about losing the toss ". Shikhar Dhawan leaps into the air as he tries to take a catch during the match.

Sports Sponsors should drop 'disgusting' Bradley Wiggins, says MP
Author: 0 Sponsors should drop 'disgusting' Bradley Wiggins, says MP

Mr Lappartient told BBC Sport that the findings of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) select committee "could affect the global credibility of the sport". Among the many questions Wiggins and Brailsford are facing is the infamous "jiffy bag" incident from 2011, which still looms large. "Outside of that, I keep saying this to everybody, you have to sit down with Brad and the doc and ask them".

Sports ACC tournament preview: No. 1 Virginia
Author: 0 ACC tournament preview: No. 1 Virginia

It would be hard to overstate that absence's importance. Kevin Stallings' team cut Notre Dame's lead to three points midway through the second half. It was becoming increasingly clear that their fourth and final collegiate season might not offer a similar sendoff - three weeks earlier, when Duke fans chanted "N-I-T" at Brey's team during its sixth straight loss, he wondered if they would even reach that - and this was something for which he needed to ensure they were prepared.

Sports BCCI slams CoA for new contracts for cricketers: What was the hurry?
Author: 0 BCCI slams CoA for new contracts for cricketers: What was the hurry?

Players belonging to this category include Virat Kohli , Rohit Sharma , Shikar Dhawan. While introducing a new A+ category in the retainer fee structure for its top players, the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) has relegated former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and senior off-spinner R Ashwin from the top-paying category.

Sports Fan Buys Billboards To Help Recruit LeBron To Los Angeles
Author: 0 Fan Buys Billboards To Help Recruit LeBron To Los Angeles

Jacob Emrani purchased four billboards in Los Angeles, all of which attempt to persuade LeBron to choose L.A.as his next home when he becomes a free agent this summer. 23 next to the numbers of Lakers legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant . Last week, three billboards popped up in OH with messages trying to convince James to sign with the Sixers this summer.

Sports Scant progress in latest NAFTA talks
Author: 0 Scant progress in latest NAFTA talks

Guajardo said on Tuesday that if the US government were to push ahead with metals tariffs that included Mexico , the country would be forced to respond with politically targeted tit-for-tat responses. SHAPIRO: President Trump connected these tariffs to NAFTA in tweets this morning, the North American Free Trade Agreement. Republicans in Congress have been urging the president to narrow his proposed global tariffs to avoid boomeranging on United States businesses and consumers.

Sports Shubhankar Sharma given special invite to the Masters
Author: 0 Shubhankar Sharma given special invite to the Masters

Sharma is ranked No. 66 in the Official World Golf Rankings and has not officially qualified for the year's first major championship. "I was quite tough on myself throughout the flight back to India, as I didn't finish the tournament the way I wanted but all the pain got washed away when I got the call".

Sports Celtics Wrap: Boston Dominates Struggling Bulls Without Kyrie Irving
Author: 0 Celtics Wrap: Boston Dominates Struggling Bulls Without Kyrie Irving

Whether or not Irving gets another championship without James is the biggest question going forward, but in the meantime, I think this admission from Howery proves we won't be able to question his contentment any longer. However, Stevens wanted to have a little fun while announcing that Irving would spend Monday resting up his bum wheel. It held Chicago to 28.9 percent shooting overall and 25 percent from 3-point range.

Sports Pac-12 Basketball: 2018 Conference Tournament Preview
Author: 0 Pac-12 Basketball: 2018 Conference Tournament Preview

Yet despite the loss, the Trojans did finish the 2017-18 regular season in second place in the Pac-12 conference standings. Arizona's Pac-12 tournament won't start until Thursday, though, as it awaits the victor of the Arizona State Sun Devils vs.

Sports Jerry Jones reimburses National Football League more than $2M in legal fees
Author: 0 Jerry Jones reimburses National Football League more than $2M in legal fees

The NFL sought the reimbursement of the legal fees that were incurred in Ezekiel Elliott's fight of a six-game suspension and in the threat of a lawsuit to block Goodell's contract extension. National Football League owners sought the restitution based on a 1997 resolution that allows owners to receive reimbursement for legal fees related to litigation initiated by a team owner.