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CAS overturns Russian athletes' lifetime Olympic bans

CAS overturns Russian athletes' lifetime Olympic bans

A special tribunal based in Switzerland has overturned lifetime Olympic bans for 28 Russian athletes accused of doping and reinstated their results from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. The International Olympic Committee should return to the issue of allowing Russian athletes [to take part] in the games in Pyeongchang. "I'm happy like I've won that medal again", Yelena Nikitina, whose bronze medal for the women's skeleton at Sochi was reinstated, told the Sport Express newspaper.


National Basketball Association wrap: LeBron James steps up to lead Cavaliers past Heat

National Basketball Association wrap: LeBron James steps up to lead Cavaliers past Heat

EST on January 31, 2018 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio . "I picked up two more tonight but I'm gonna just do me. Defensively, holding this team to 89 points and us only scoring 91 and winning the game was big for us". The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking for their third straight win. On the other end of the floor, the Heat have harassed their way to the sixth-best defense in the National Basketball Association .


West Ham snaps up Hugill

West Ham snaps up Hugill

PRESTON striker Jordan Hugill is undergoing a medical at West Ham. The 25-year-old is acting fast to get a move to the Hammers with him already on his way to London , so Hugill is certainly keen to join the club. Hugill departs Preston after an excellent 18 months at Deepdale. After contact from West Ham yesterday, Hugill made it clear to Preston that he wanted to take the step into the Premier League and move to the London Stadium, with the Lilywhites admitting they couldn't stand in ...


Suns agree to buyout with Greg Monroe

Suns agree to buyout with Greg Monroe

For his career, which has included five seasons with the, Monroe has averaged 13.9 points and 8.7 rebounds. Therefore, Boston can offer Monroe more than any other team in the league. With the loss of DeMarcus Cousins for the season, Monroe, a New Orleans native, could have a chance to play substantial minutes for the Pelicans - an attractive scenario as he heads into free agency.


Celtic to sign Chelsea midfielder Musonda

Celtic to sign Chelsea midfielder Musonda

I really appreciate it and I'm looking forward to it. I know, from playing against Celtic this season, the quality of players that are at the club and I can't wait to start training with my new team-mates. Bain said: "It sort of sums up football and how insane it can be, and how the timing affects everything that goes on, but I'm just delighted to be here".


Mesut Ozil reaches agreement with Arsenal in light of Aubameyang's £56m capture

Mesut Ozil reaches agreement with Arsenal in light of Aubameyang's £56m capture

The German worldwide midfielder's deal with the Gunners is due to expire in the summer, and there has been little progress with talks in recent months. BBC Sport are reporting that the German 2014 World Cup victor has agreed a three-year deal until the summer of 2021 and will earn a whopping £350,000-a-week before tax ($495,950) - a massive increase from his current £140,000-a-week deal.