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Olympic 2018 Medal Count: Final Medal Tally for Each Country on Sunday Olympic 2018 Medal Count: Final Medal Tally for Each Country on Sunday
- February 12, 2018

TEAMS are ranked in the Winter Olympic medal table using the "gold first" system . Two medals for team US isn't enough to move them towards the top of the medal count table though. Team USA is finally on the board and has won some medals. The ambitious target for PyeongChang 2018 for Team GB is four medals again, although that is the minimum and the maximum target is an unprecedented 10 podiums. (more...)
Tottenham star Llorente describes Harry Kane's qualities Tottenham star Llorente describes Harry Kane's qualities
- February 12, 2018

Dybala has scored 17 goals in all competitions this season, though he is yet to net in the Champions League . "It'll be a wonderful sensation". "It's a special club because, despite being an enormous club, it's like a family inside". (more...)
Real Madrid coach Zidane denies wanting Isco sold Real Madrid coach Zidane denies wanting Isco sold
- February 12, 2018

While the likes of Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski have been mooted as possible signings, there have been suggestions that Isco could be on his way out of the club. He a very good footballer. "That will not change", he told reporters at Friday's press conference . "We have 25 players and everyone is important". (more...)
Arsenal could not afford to lose to Tottenham, admits Wenger Arsenal could not afford to lose to Tottenham, admits Wenger
- February 12, 2018

After Sterling and Jamie Vardy exchanged first-half goals, Aguero took over and effectively ended the game with two strikes within eight minutes after the break. We've lost the game and we have to move on and focus on the next game and try to win the next game. Manchester United decided that once they were in the semi-final. (more...)
Combined Korean hockey team loses to Swiss in Olympic debut Combined Korean hockey team loses to Swiss in Olympic debut
- February 12, 2018

The world watched intently for any sign of progress, but none emerged. The frame for the still-nascent diplomatic path forward is this: The United States and its allies will not stop imposing steep and escalating costs on the Kim Jong Un regime until it takes clear steps toward denuclearization. (more...)
Hudbay Minerals (HBM) Stock Price Down 4.8%
- February 12, 2018

Finally, BMO Capital Markets increased their target price on shares of Hudbay Minerals from $10.50 to $10.75 and gave the stock a "market perform" rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. HBM's profit will be $43.61M for 11.40 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. Eight Capital boosted their price target on shares of Hudbay Minerals from C$13.25 to C$13.75 in a report on Friday, January 19th. (more...)
Former Wallabies captain Nicholas Shehadie dead aged 92 Former Wallabies captain Nicholas Shehadie dead aged 92
- February 12, 2018

With the support of New Zealand Rugby Union chairman Dick Littlejohn, he drove the creation of the first Rugby World Cup played in 1987, despite initial resistance from the northern hemisphere ranks within the IRB. Sir Nicholas Shehadie was a towering figure in Australian rugby. "Australian rugby captain... Sydney Lord Mayor..." "He will be much missed by the Sunday morning walkers at Balmoral where he was a fixture until quite recently". (more...)
May at the double as England edge Wales in Six Nations May at the double as England edge Wales in Six Nations
- February 12, 2018

An earlier infringement saw Patchell kick a simple penalty as England turned around 12-3 ahead. Wrigglesworth said: "I think Owen is easy for anyone to play with because he is so loud!" They were playing at a tempo that Wales were unable to slow: when Josh Navidi did get over the ball, he was dumped on the ground and England picked and ran, getting over the gainline and widening the point of attack. (more...)
A 17-Year-Old Snowboarder Chloe Kim To Dominate Winter Olympics 2018 A 17-Year-Old Snowboarder Chloe Kim To Dominate Winter Olympics 2018
- February 12, 2018

But on the contest day, the weather was so flawless and the halfpipe was so ideal. "I was relieved after watching my daughter's first run". "And I couldn't believe it; it was so insane!" "I think this is the craziest place I've been with all these cameras". (more...)
Twitter reacts to LeBron James raining on Paul Pierce's parade Twitter reacts to LeBron James raining on Paul Pierce's parade
- February 12, 2018

It's an interesting take from one of Bird's most recognized teammates. James shook off a first-quarter leg injury, sustained when he collided with Australian centre Aron Baynes , to score 13 points in the second quarter and give the Cavs a sizeable lead which the Celtics never got within 10 again. (more...)
Eden Hazard Refuses to Rule Out Real Madrid Switch Eden Hazard Refuses to Rule Out Real Madrid Switch
- February 12, 2018

Zidane's side will surely be regretting having let go of James Rodriguez and Alvaro Morata last summer. " Isco is a very good player". 'I was asked before [during the January transfer window] why weren't we going to sign anyone, ' said Zidane. (more...)
Air India flight aborts take-off after false fire warning Air India flight aborts take-off after false fire warning
- February 12, 2018

A tragedy was avoided this week after an Air India flight and a Vistara aircraft carrying more than 100 fliers were about to collide mid-air. On Wednesday evening, Air India's Mumbai-Bhopal flight AI-631 was at 27,000ft, while Vistara's Delhi-Pune UK-997 had reportedly been asked to stay at 29,000ft. (more...)
Same number, new name on the Daytona 500 pole Same number, new name on the Daytona 500 pole
- February 12, 2018

Even though it is a short field this week, we know how important teammates can be at Daytona, and Keselowski will have the luxury of all of his in this field. "It's a dream come true". Jimmie Johnson , Kyle Busch and William Byron all showed speed during qualifying, posting the third, fourth and fifth-fastest speeds (respectively) in Sunday's session. (more...)
Fiorentina-Juventus: formazioni ufficiali e radiocronaca Fiorentina-Juventus: formazioni ufficiali e radiocronaca
- February 12, 2018

Juventus (4-3-3): Buffon; Lichtsteiner (Batzagli 61′), Benatia , Chiellini , Alex Sandro; Khedira, Pjanic, Marchisio (Costa 66′); Bernardeschi (Betancur 78′), Higuain , Mandzukic . Dopo l'infortunio di Matuidi , Allegri decide di mandare in campo Marchisio; contro i Viola la Juventus non dovrebbe cambiare il modulo portandosi al 4-3-3. (more...)
Heynckes texted Bayern Munich congratulations from sickbed Heynckes texted Bayern Munich congratulations from sickbed
- February 12, 2018

But their celebrations were cut short when Thomas Muller netted an exquisite finish from a tight angle seven minutes later. Jupp Heynckes texted his congratulations to Bayern Munich after missing his side's Bundesliga win over Schalke with the flu, assistant coach Peter Hermann said. (more...)
Of Course Josh McDaniels Wasn't Guaranteed To Be Patriots' Next Head Coach Of Course Josh McDaniels Wasn't Guaranteed To Be Patriots' Next Head Coach
- February 12, 2018

Hours later, McDaniels announced his decision to remain with the Patriots. Former Patriot Willie McGinest said on NFL Network that he spoke to McDaniels about it after McDaniels chose to remain in New England , and McDaniels told him there is "absolutely not" any type of guarantee that McDaniels will be the heir apparent to Bill Belichick . (more...)
Snowboarding: Strong winds cause havoc in slopestyle final Snowboarding: Strong winds cause havoc in slopestyle final
- February 12, 2018

Those in the US can watch the final starting at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday night. She washed out in her second run with the gold medal already wrapped up. While Anderson still ranks among the favourites, a new generation of riders has emerged, and Gasser has elevated her game as well. (more...)
Australia royal fee inquiry into banking begins Australia royal fee inquiry into banking begins
- February 12, 2018

However, some banks had objected to the deadline, saying they could not meet it and demonstrated "an inability to provide five years of information", Commissioner Hayne said. The big banks said last week that they would not sue victims of misconduct or current or former staff who appeared before the royal commission. The royal commission's first hearing on misconduct in the financial services industry will center on lending practices across home loans, vehicle loans and credit cards. (more...)
Newcastle 'fought like animals' to beat Manchester United - Jose Mourinho Newcastle 'fought like animals' to beat Manchester United - Jose Mourinho
- February 12, 2018

James' Park unfavourably with Arsenal. "I hope they take that as a compliment". With the game goalless in the 57th minute, Sanchez was played through by a good pass from Romelu Lukaku . Nor was his biting Arsenal comparison the end of Lascelles' withering assessment of United's performance. "Then when they are in front they only had one thing in their mind". (more...)
Massive Triple Axel & Men's Singles Luge Medal For Team USA — History Made Massive Triple Axel & Men's Singles Luge Medal For Team USA — History Made
- February 12, 2018

As did the team bronze medal, of course. The feat drew huge cheers from the crowd at the Gangneung Ice Arena. Nagasu followed to open the women's portion of the night and nailed her first jump - the triple Axel. He was the number-one trend worldwide on Twitter after his performance, set "Arrival of the Birds/Exodus" by The Cinematic Orchestra and "O" by Coldplay. (more...)

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