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Tokyo 2020 venues stay at original sites

That's the call from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today as cost overruns and a possible $30 billion bill for 2020 plague the run-up to Tokyo's 2020 event and the Lausanne-based organisation starts to feel the weight of budgetary pressure...

Love revels in record-breaking first quarter

Kyrie Irving scored 19 of his 25 points in the first quarter. Love's first-quarter outburst was the second-most points ever scored by a player in the National Basketball Association, trailing only the 37 scored by the Warriors' Klay Thompson in t...

Antoine Griezmann claims he'd love to play in the Premier League

Griezmann then added more fuel to the fire in a recent interview with Telefoot by explaining how he would prefer a move to the Premier League over Ligue 1. However, he admits he has a tough task in winning the award given he faces competition fro...

Panthers lose first game of road trip to Hurricanes

Michael Leighton is back in the National Hockey League. Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Mark Stone scored in the second period. He was playing in place of Cam Ward, who was in the net for the previous nine games. A stretch pass from Victor Rask found Skin...

Ex-Rider Tony Gabriel thrilled as Redblacks win Grey Cup

For the first time in over 40 years the Grey Cup belongs to an Ottawa football team! Tony Gabriel of Ottawa is mobbed by fellow players and fans after scoring the winning touchhdown in the dying moments of the 1976 Grey Cup game in Toronto.

Spurs must learn from Champions League exit, says Pochettino

We will play in Wembley", Pochettino said. White Hart Lane does not meet UEFA requirements for Champions League matches but the governing body has a different set of regulations for the Europa League , meaning Spurs could feasibly ask to return to...

NZ holds 67-run 1st innings lead in 1st test vs

Overnight batsmen, Jeet Raval and Henry Nicholls, were gone in the first four overs with Raval unable to add to his overnight 55 and Nicholls adding only one run to be gone for 30. Cameos from Tim Southee (22) and Wagner (21) ensured New Zealand ...

Topping Champions League group is unlikely admits Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

The result gives PSG a better head-to-head record in Group A, because of away goals scored. Arsenal were already assured of a place in the last 16 but must now outperform PSG in the final group games if they are to avoid qualifying in second place ...

Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL's 31st Franchise Name, Logo Unveiled

Foley said Tuesday, "We selected "Knights" because knights are the defenders of the realm and protect those who can not defend themselves". "They are the elite warrior class", Foley said. A secondary logo incorporates the Fabulous Las Vegas St...

Messi double guides Barcelona to 2-0 win at Celtic

While their progression on the face of it may have been straightforward in Group C, this match was anything but. Morgan had some semblance of revenge in the 41st minute, however, making a lunging, right-handed save on Suarez's free header after Mes...

Obama, Trump hold wide-ranging conversation during first post-election meeting

Staff listen as President Barack Obama speaks about the election results, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in the Rose Garden at the White House. The meeting was supposed to last 10 minutes. Vice president-elect Mike Pence was also meeting with House Speaker...

Alan Branch Facing 4 Game Suspension

It is worth noting that in order for a player to receive a four-game suspension he has to violate the leagues policy four total times. Tested positive for marijuana. Both Brown and Valentine are smaller defensive tackles in comparison to Branch, by 3...

QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. returns from helmet-to-turf collision

But they already led 24-3 when Armstrong was forced out of the game. It felt like September, what with a full day of tailgating in brilliant sunshine warm enough that one parking lot attendant on the west side of Ohio Stadium wore shorts.

Pep glad to have Yaya back

Toure, left out of the team for three months in an unseemly stand-off between him, Guardiola and the player's agent Dimitri Seluk, was welcomed back from exile and celebrated his shock recall with both goals in City's 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.

Dana White: Conor McGregor's next fight won't happen before May

With speculation running rampant about featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor's next fight, UFC President Dana White announced this morning that we won't see "THe Notorious" back in the cage until at least May. His next fight was a n...

Porsche Reveals Mid-Engined 911 RSR

With the new RSR , Porsche has essentially turned the 911 into a mid-engined vehicle. The engine is mated to a six-speed sequential gearbox. "How do you like our new and latest fighting machine?" The new 911 RSR's serviceability has also been si...

Is Klay Thompson Actually Being Traded?

Kerr, though, has insisted that there is no truth in Scalabrine's claims. It's also hard to imagine what the Celtics would offer the Warriors that would be appealing enough for them to move Thompson. Scalabrine was discussing the rumor with Frank...

Texans beat Jaguars 24-21 for 1st road victory of season

Since then, they have 17 punts, three field goals and three turnovers - all interceptions this season - in their initial possessions. They raised their divisional mark to 3-0 this season with a 24-21 win at Jacksonville. The ball bounced up and lande...

Louisville men's soccer earns No. 4 overall seed for NCAA Tournament

The sophomore forward leads the team in scoring with nine goals and five assists for 23 points. As a result, each of the three schools is set to host second-round games Sunday. The Blue Hens head to Rhode Island to tangle with Providence in a fir...

Murray wins in his debut as the world's top-ranked player

But, in the midst of a 19-match winning streak, Murray won't want to concede the world No.1 spot any time soon. It appeared Wawrinka might have awoken when he ripped a forehand victor down the line from outside the doubles alley in the eighth game ...

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De Kock ruled out of ODIs, T20s against India

South Africa team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee said: "Quinton suffered an extreme blow to the left wrist while batting in the second ODI on Sunday and felt severe pain and discomf...

Support stir in Kashmir, says Pakistan PM

Every year, on February 5, Kashmir Solidarity Day is widely marked across Pakistan and by Kashmiri nationalists worldwide, holding special programs. Kashmiris considered themselv...

Tottenham superstar Harry Kane gives verdict on Lucas Moura transfer

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has insisted that he does not want to weigh down new signing Lucas Moura with too much pressure, as he adapts himself to the Prem...

Kirk Cousins breaks his silence after Redskins trade for Alex Smith

The Washington Redskins seemingly acquired their starting quarterback going forward in a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs that brought Alex Smith to Washington in exchange f...

He Needs Time - Mauricio Pochettino Eases Pressure On Lucas Moura

With big games coming up and the race for the last three Champions League places too close to call, there are no easy games in which to ease players back to full fitness. However...

Dad attacks doctor who sexually abused his 3 daughters

Margraves then asked for one minute alone instead. Margraves then ran toward Nassar and got within a few feet of him before being tackled by courtroom security. Randall Margraves...

Pelicans Acquire Nikola Mirotic In Trade With Bulls

With Mirotic playing the best basketball of his NBA career, Chicago was wise to capitalize on his all-time high trade value. Best of wishes to you in New Orleans , Nikola. The P...

Carrie Underwood's Husband Mike Fisher Not Retiring From Hockey After All!

Fisher said his wife, country music star Carrie Underwood , encouraged him to make a comeback. Fisher played the past seven seasons with Nashville and was the team's captain in ...

FEMA to end hurricane-related food, water aid for Puerto Rico

In a bipartisan letter signed by U.S. Sens. Maldonado said FEMA's aid is critical to residents, as much of the money they would have normally used to buy food is instead being ...

WADA seriously concerned by CAS decision to lift sanctions against Russian athletes

Russia has never doubted its athletes' honest victory at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday, commenting on the Court of Arbitr...

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Simulation gives Cavs stunningly low chance to win NBA Finals

Simulation gives Cavs stunningly low chance to win NBA Finals

Johnson also grabbed 10 rebounds, while Detroit's Andre Drummond piled up 21 points, 22 rebounds, seven assists, three steals and three blocks. Love was trying to receive an en...

Haotong Li hails special win over Rory McIlroy at Dubai Desert Classic

Haotong Li hails special win over Rory McIlroy at Dubai Desert Classic

Two hours later, dejection was writ large across McIlroy's face as Li celebrated the finest win of his fledgling career. Two near misses, that must've hurt Rory McIlroy . "I alw...

Westbrook stars as Thunder see off 76ers

Westbrook stars as Thunder see off 76ers

His three-pointer cut the lead to one in the fourth quarter as Billy Donovan attempted to steal a few minutes with Westbrook, Anthony and George on the bench, but Westbrook returne...

Woods grouped with Reed and Hoffman at Torrey Pines

Woods grouped with Reed and Hoffman at Torrey Pines

Woods' most recent competitive play was at December's limited-field, no-cut Hero World Challenge , where he shot three rounds in the 60s but showed some signs of rustiness on and...

[Teams] Newport County vs Tottenham: Confirmed Line-Ups

[Teams] Newport County vs Tottenham: Confirmed Line-Ups

They remain unbeaten in their last six matches and that form has pushed Michael Flynn's troops into eighth in the League Two table. Newport welcome Tottenham to the Newport ...