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Kiwi teen Zoi Sadowski-Synnott wins Winter Olympic bronze Kiwi teen Zoi Sadowski-Synnott wins Winter Olympic bronze
- Февраля 22, 2018

New Zealand's first and only previous Winter Olympics medal before the PyeongChang Games was alpine skier Annelise Coberger's silver in the women's slalom in 1992 in Albertville, France. Sadowski-Synnott appeared to have been harshly marked with her first attempt - having qualified fifth - which received a 65.5 score. That performance moved her up to third, behind USA boarder Jamie Anderson and Austria's Anna Gasser. (more...)
Vonn says goodbye to Olympic downhill Vonn says goodbye to Olympic downhill
- Февраля 22, 2018

American skiing favourite Vonn was somewhat disappointed not to take gold in her last Olympic downhill attempt, as Italy's Goggia and Norwegian Ragnhild Mowinckel finished first and second, respectively. After years of horrific injuries and tireless training, one of the most decorated athletes in her sport found her way once again to the medal stand in an emotional moment laid bare for the cameras. (more...)
ATP Delray Beach: Johnson dismantles Raonic. Gojowczyk downs Isner after.. ATP Delray Beach: Johnson dismantles Raonic. Gojowczyk downs Isner after..
- Февраля 22, 2018

Raonic has some unfinished business in Delray Beach. The Canadian won only four matches since Wimbledon previous year, struggling with an injury that took all the rhythm from his shots and it was a tough day in the office for him today as well, producing a pale performance in front of his trial coach Jonas Bjorkman. (more...)
North Korea pulled out of meeting with Pence North Korea pulled out of meeting with Pence
- Февраля 22, 2018

A meeting that was to have taken place between Vice President Pence and representatives of North Korea during the Winter Olympic Games fell apart when Pyongyang suddenly backed out, the State Department says. Pence also announced tough new sanctions on North Korea for its hostile provocations and aggressive behavior. South Korea has agreed to pay the $2.64 million (£1.88 million/€2.13 million) bill for North Korea's participation at Pyeongchang 2018 from its Ministry of Unification ... (more...)
Undermanned No. 13 Auburn team blows out Alabama 90-71 Undermanned No. 13 Auburn team blows out Alabama 90-71
- Февраля 22, 2018

With AP Photos.Jared Harper scored 21 points, Chuma Okeke had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 12 Auburn beat rival Alabama 90-71 even without ailing star Mustapha Heron. Leading by just three points midway through the second half, Auburn took command with a 20-8 run as Davion Mitchell put the Tide away with back-to-back 3-pointers. (more...)
Kings-Warriors to play preseason game in Seattle Kings-Warriors to play preseason game in Seattle
- Февраля 22, 2018

According to a source, the Warriors had hoped to schedule an exhibition game in Seattle last fall but were unable to do so due to their preseason trip to China. The Kings, on the other hand, were reportedly quite close to moving to Seattle themselves and becoming a new iteration of the Sonics. According to an article written on Wednesday by Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee , the two Northern California teams will square off next preseason. (more...)
USA's Wise wins gold, Ferreira snags silver in freestyle halfpipe USA's Wise wins gold, Ferreira snags silver in freestyle halfpipe
- Февраля 22, 2018

American freestyle skier David Wise came through in the clutch to compete as gold medalist in the men's halfpipe. David Wise threw down a dominant run when he needed it, defending his Olympic gold medal as the Americans went 1-2 in the final. (more...)
MS city rejects request to hold LGBT pride parade MS city rejects request to hold LGBT pride parade
- Февраля 22, 2018

City leaders in a MS college town have denied a request to host the city's first Pride Parade. The Dispatch reports that three of the aldermen who voted to reject it left the meeting room through a back entrance, and that none of the alderman who voted no voiced their opinions at the meeting. (more...)
South Tahoe's Anderson wins Silver medal in Big Air South Tahoe's Anderson wins Silver medal in Big Air
- Февраля 22, 2018

Anderson's silver was the 17th medal for Team USA in these Winter Games. In the final, the riders each had to land two different tricks, spinning different ways, and the total score decided the victor. She managed to overtake Anderson, but the silver medal is certainly nothing to scoff at. Gasser's total score of 185.00 was enough to pass Anderson's 177.25. (more...)
Honda Classic tee times: Tiger Woods paired with Patton Kizzire, Brandt Snedeker Honda Classic tee times: Tiger Woods paired with Patton Kizzire, Brandt Snedeker
- Февраля 22, 2018

The Honda Classic, with its demanding course and challenging field including defending champion Rickie Fowler , Justin Thomas , Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia , offers a stern next step for Woods. Woods is expected to play only the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, where he has eight victories, before the Masters in a bid to preserve his recovering back. (more...)
Petr Mrazek's best highlights with the Red Wings Petr Mrazek's best highlights with the Red Wings
- Февраля 22, 2018

Mrazek, since January 14, is 5-2-2, with a 2.01 goals-against average, .935 save percentage and two shutouts. Here's what Ryan Gilbert said earlier on Mrazek. The price for Mrazek was a third-round pick with Neuvirth healthy, and the Red Wings now kind of hold all of the cards. The Philadelphia Flyers are battling for playoff positioning in the Eastern Conference right now, with a 30-19-10 record (70 points). (more...)
Carrie Underwood helping childhood pal with medical expenses Carrie Underwood helping childhood pal with medical expenses
- Февраля 22, 2018

Durrett is a 13-year veteran of the Checotah Police Department and the father of two children, Haskell County Sheriff Tim Turner stated in a Facebook post. "We are asking anyone wishing to help with donations there is a account in Justin Durrett's name at the First Family Credit Union in Checotah". Our thoughts and prayers also go out to Justin as he recovers from his accident. (more...)
Warren Buffett Ups Stake In Apple, Sells Off IBM Shares Warren Buffett Ups Stake In Apple, Sells Off IBM Shares
- Февраля 22, 2018

A consumer electronics giant that's on sale Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) invests more than $130 billion in stocks, and the consumer electronics and media content giant Apple Inc . Berkshire Hathaway came into 2016 owning 55.4 million shares of Phillips 66, or 10.5% of the company; thanks to recent buys, Berkshire's stake stood at 78.8 million shares as of June. (more...)
Spurs Kawhi Leonard Likely out for the Season Spurs Kawhi Leonard Likely out for the Season
- Февраля 22, 2018

If by some chance he is, it's going to be pretty late into the season, and it's gonna be a tough decision, you know, how late you bring somebody back. The Spurs after losing five of six are just three games up in the loss column on No. 8 seed New Orleans. Pop didn't say that Kawhi is out for the year - so don't get it twisted - but he also wasn't ready to commit to a return this year. (more...)
Russell retains place, Scotland unchanged for Six Nations clash against England Russell retains place, Scotland unchanged for Six Nations clash against England
- Февраля 22, 2018

The loss of hooker Fraser Brown to the sin bin just two minutes in set the tone for an ill-disciplined display - a repeat of which Reid says Scotland can not afford. Both players offer different traits for Jones and Joseph's defensive qualities and quick feet saw him chosen for the tense Twickenham victory against Wales in round two while Te'o's ball-carrying strength saw him start against Italy on the opening weekend. (more...)
Red Wings trade Mrazek to Flyers for two conditional draft picks Red Wings trade Mrazek to Flyers for two conditional draft picks
- Февраля 22, 2018

Mrazek's numbers haven't been overly impressive in 2017-18, as he's put up a.910 save percentage and 2.89 GAA in 22 games, but could see an uptick in the city of brotherly love. If Philly re-signs Mrazek next season, Detroit will get Philly's third-round pick in 2019. If the Flyers advance to the conference finals and Mrazek wins six playoff games, the third becomes a second. (more...)
Banco Bradesco SA (BBD) closed the last trading session at $11.88
- Февраля 22, 2018

Bank of Montreal Can's holdings in Banco Bradesco were worth $4,330,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Harding Loevner LP lifted its position in shares of Banco Bradesco by 1.2% in the third quarter. About 5.68 million shares traded. Banco Bradesco SA has a 52 week low of $7.83 and a 52 week high of $13.18. The institutional investor held 2.18M shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $24.13M, down from 2.37 million at the end of the previous reported ... (more...)
Vonn slips to miss podium in super-G Vonn slips to miss podium in super-G
- Февраля 22, 2018

Hirscher was 0.63 seconds faster than Alexis Pinturault of France. Vonn raced down the Jeongseon slope in an impressive 1:40.96 while Goggia was not too far off the pace in 1:41.28, 11th fastest. After battling back to fitness - with various other injuries along the way including fracturing her arm and ankle - Vonn was able to compete in this year's Winter Olympics for what is expected to be the final time. (more...)
Sauber and Toro Rosso hit the track with new cars Sauber and Toro Rosso hit the track with new cars
- Февраля 22, 2018

A full reveal will take place on Tuesday before the first Formula 1 winter test in Barcelona but Toro Rosso posted an image of the new auto on their Twitter account. After making their F1 debuts in the latter stages of 2017, Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley will continue with Toro Rosso this season. Toro Rosso will formally unveil its STR13 at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Monday morning, shortly before the first day of testing begins. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers questions St Johnstone players' attitude Brendan Rodgers questions St Johnstone players' attitude
- Февраля 22, 2018

Browny is available and Mika was precautionary but should be fine. St Johnstone are struggling in ninth place in the Premiership, and are eight points off a spot in the top six, where they have finished for each of the last six seasons. (more...)