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Why fans showered Hanyu with Winnie the Pooh bears

Why fans showered Hanyu with Winnie the Pooh bears

Uno, who also finished runner-up to Hanyu at last year's world championships in Helsinki and was national champion in the latter's absence in December, said he even felt envious of the emotions shown by other athletes here. He became the 1000th medal event victor in the history of the Winter Games and became the first man since 1952 to defend the title. "They were good and we weren't really good enough on the day".


England coach Jones banking on Hughes's muscle at Murrayfield

England coach Jones banking on Hughes's muscle at Murrayfield

We're up for the game, regardless of what's said. "Taking on England is going to be a huge challenge and we are well aware that only our very best will be good enough in this fixture". But they will be up against a Scotland side who come into this game on the back of a 32-26 win at home to France . "Now their game is very similar to the All Blacks in the way they play, their kicking strategy is nearly a carbon copy of the All Blacks' kicking strategy".


Lindsey Vonn clinging on for medal

Lindsey Vonn clinging on for medal

With the sun darting in and out and a light snow falling for the slalom , the artificial lights lining the course were switched on. Pyeongchang: American alpine skiing teammates Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin , among the biggest stars of the 2018 Olympics, are in the Pyeongchang spotlight for the last time on Thursday in the combined.



American women beat Canada 3-2 in SO for gold

It's what we've been dreaming about since we were little girls. Jennifer Wakefield scored twice and was joined on the scoresheet by Rebecca Johnston, Emily Clark and Poulin. Marie-Philip Poulin and Haley Irwin scored in regulation for Canada . You can watch Team USA face Slovakia on Monday night at 10:10 p.m. ET. The 5-0 run in this Olympics, Melodie Daoust was the leading scorer by drilling in three goals and three assists so far.


Porter and Farrell will make Six Nations debuts for Ireland against Wales

Porter and Farrell will make Six Nations debuts for Ireland against Wales

Chris Farrell is expected to come in for Robbie Henshaw at outside centre after the Leinster man's injury against the Azzurri , while CJ Stander resumes Test duties at the base of the scrum, with Jack Conan among the replacements . Ireland host Wales , having so far defeated Italy and France. Dan Biggar returns from injury and starts at fly-half, with Liam Williams and Leigh Halfpenny also back after missing the England match.