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Kremlin rejects talk of boycotting the Olympics _ for now

Kremlin rejects talk of boycotting the Olympics _ for now

Excluding the 28 athletes, 11 more were found of the systematic manipulation and CAS stated that there was a doping problem at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Lets hope boxing does not get banned from the next Olympics and this situation can be sorted out, once and for all. The review panel said they reviewed all 13 athletes on a case-by-case basis and anonymously, using the same methodology as its initial review.


Koeman confirmed as the new Netherlands head coach

Koeman confirmed as the new Netherlands head coach

Nico-Jan Hoogma, general manager of Heracles Almelo and a former defender, has been brought in as Koeman's assistant. "The 4-3-3 system is the base in my head but it does not mean we will be playing like that against England", he said. The 54-year-old, who has been out of work since leaving Everton earlier in the season, has previously coached Vitesse, Ajax, Benfica, PSV, Valencia, AZ Alkmaar, Feyenoord and Southampton .


Joel Embiid expected to play on Friday and Saturday for the 76ers

Joel Embiid expected to play on Friday and Saturday for the 76ers

The Sixers cloaked the Wells Fargo Center in green - from the giveaway "Brotherly Love" T-shirts imprinted with the Sixers and Eagles logos - to the balloons, signage, and even the table runners on press row. "I must be their lucky charm", he said. "I'm happy that I finally got to play in a back-to-back, but I wish we'd gotten the win. Taking days off in the National Basketball Association is not that easy".


Leeds United appoint Heckingbottom as new head coach

Leeds United appoint Heckingbottom as new head coach

Heckingbottom will be looking to get a close look at the squad he has been left by Christiansen. The Dane was relieved from his duties after a run of form that saw Barnsley's fellow Yorkshire outfit pick up just two points from seven matches from 30 December onwards.


Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

The NBA announced today that Pistons center Andre Drummond was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Langston Galloway and Reggie Bullock supplied 13 points each, and rookie Luke Kennard tossed in 12. For the Blazers, it should be a simple gameplan; get Lillard and McCollum going early, ride them as long as possible and then defend better than they did at Boston.


Colts announce Josh McDaniels hired as new coach, Patriots purge officially underway

Colts announce Josh McDaniels hired as new coach, Patriots purge officially underway

For weeks now, McDaniels has been mentioned in conjunction with the Colts head coach opening, nearly immediately after Chuck Pagano was relieved from the role after six years on the sidelines for Jim Irsay's team. There were some rumblings that McDaniels may have been getting cold feet with Indy. "I mean, obviously it made an impact somewhat, McDaniels said".