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Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds postpone men's downhill

Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds postpone men's downhill

The traditional curtain-raiser to the Alpine skiing programme at the Winter Olympics, the downhill is scheduled to take place on Sunday when winds in excess of 30 knots (55.6 km per hour) are forecast for the Jeongseon Alpine Centre. With the severe weather forecast to continue, the men's alpine combined downhill training run, scheduled for Monday, has also been cancelled. A third and final training run Saturday is also at risk.



Turns Out the Olympic Ban on Russia Was Pretty Much a Joke

The IOC in December determined that Russian athletes who proved they were clean would be allowed to compete as neutrals in the Games. CAS last week reinstated the results of 28 athletes who had appealed the IOC's decision. Days earlier CAS had upheld the appeal of 28 athletes due to insufficient evidence but the International Olympic Committee still refused to invite them saying the evidence was there.


Atlanta Hawks to Release Marco Belinelli to Free Agency

Atlanta Hawks to Release Marco Belinelli to Free Agency

I enjoyed coaching him". The 11-year veteran averaged 11.4 points per contest while shooting 37.2 percent from downtown with Atlanta this season. Therefore, in today's perimeter-centric National Basketball Association, it wasn't expected to be long before he found a new home.


I can not say no to Real Madrid - Eden Hazard

I can not say no to Real Madrid - Eden Hazard

Although third-placed Madrid crushed Real Sociedad 5-2 on Saturday at the Bernabeu, they still trail leaders Barcelona by 16 points and have no hope of defending their league title. Zidane feels the Spanish global is an integral part of the Real Madrid squad and amid the speculations linking him away from Madrid, Zidane wants him to finish his career at the Bernabeu.


English Premier League match report Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal 10 February 2018

English Premier League match report Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal 10 February 2018

Cech was the only doubt after Wenger confirmed the return of Danny Welbeck , who has been out for nearly a month with a hip injury. Kane's towering second-half header was the difference between the two sides but in truth Spurs were in complete command and should really have won by more - one of the main reasons for that dominance being the magnificence of Belgium star Mousa Dembele .


Stoke City settle for point after Charlie Adam fails from spot

Stoke City settle for point after Charlie Adam fails from spot

The Australian global dived the right way to save Charlie Adams' spot kick after Dale Stephens was judged to have fouled Jese in the box. Xherdan Shaqiri pilled Stoke level with a deflected shot with 25 minutes left, just after Davy Propper had a chance to head Albion into a two-goal lead.