• Winter Olympics 2018: Canada vs
Winter Olympics 2018: Canada vs

What bettors do know is that the Canadians looked impressive in their opener, routing the Swiss 5-1 behind two-goal efforts from former National Hockey League forwards Rene Bourque and Wojtek Wolski. Repik, who played 72 games over four seasons with the NHL's Florida Panthers, intercepted a puck as the Koreans were trying to break out of their zone...

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  • Austrian Snowboarder Markus Schairer Breaks Neck After Terrifying Crash
Austrian Snowboarder Markus Schairer Breaks Neck After Terrifying Crash

Schairer fractured his fifth cervical vertebrae, the Austrian Olympic committee said in the statement. Upon impact, his red goggles split apart and went flying several feet away from his body. The 30-year-old appeared in Vancouver and Sochi's Games as well. He broke five ribs in January 2010 during a Winter X Games event in Aspen. Adding to his...

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  • Manchester City respond to 'disrespect' claims from Leicester boss over Mahrez pursuit
Manchester City respond to 'disrespect' claims from Leicester boss over Mahrez pursuit

Mahrez returned to action for Leicester when he came on as a substitute in the 62nd minute of the 5-1 defeat at Manchester City on Saturday, a day after ending his strike and reporting for training. Champions-elect City offered Leicester City a £65m package for Mahrez, including £15m-rated winger Patrick Roberts, but negotiations collapsed ...

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  • Desbiens, Canada shut out Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation
Desbiens, Canada shut out Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation

The only thing missing from Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan's resume is an Olympic gold medal. The lift sees Virtue come out of an up-thrust with her legs hooked around Moir's shoulders while clasping her hands behind the back of his head.

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  • Canada's Morris and Lawes win fourth straight in Olympic mixed doubles
Canada's Morris and Lawes win fourth straight in Olympic mixed doubles

Curling is the longest of any Winter Olympic sport, starting before opening ceremonies and ending hours before the Olympic torch is extinguished. Each team throws five stones per end , with the player delivering the team's first stone of the end also delivering the team's final stone of the end .

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  • Cubs sign Yu Darvish to six-year, $126 million contract
Cubs sign Yu Darvish to six-year, $126 million contract

But for Fantasy Baseball purposes, I'm more interested in the other side of the coin: The Cubs chose Darvish . The Cubs are set to enter the season with a rotation of Darvish , Jon Lester , Jose Quintana , Kyle Hendricks and Tyler Chatwood .

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  • Half term washout feared as days of heavy rain forecast
Half term washout feared as days of heavy rain forecast

Temperatures will rise to 4 degrees during the day and drop to -3 degrees during the night. Rain, wind, and more rain for Saturday and all through the night. Heavy hail and snow showers are expected to fall on Sunday and continue through until around 3pm on Monday afternoon. "So once we clear this weather front into the north sea, Sunday se...

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  • The Man Behind the Name: Mohamed Salah, Part One
The Man Behind the Name: Mohamed Salah, Part One

Salah added, "I'm happy scoring goals for the club I supported as a kid - that's all that matters". Salah went on to score 15 goals (six assists) for Roma and was named Player of the Season for 2015-16, finishing as the club's top scorer.

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  • Wayne Rooney Recalls Hilarious
Wayne Rooney Recalls Hilarious "Fight" He Had With Roy Keane

Presenter Dave Jones then replied: "You've got to say Man United as well presumably". "In terms of catching Manchester City , certainly not this season and, if I'm honest, next season it will be very hard", he told Sky Sports' Monday Night Football programme when assessing United's prospects in the Manchester rivalry.

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  • Mets agree to deal with third baseman Todd Frazier, sources say
Mets agree to deal with third baseman Todd Frazier, sources say

As a Red , Frazier posted a.257/.321/.463 slash line with 108 home runs and 324 RBIs. Frazier was an All-Star with the Reds in 2014 and 2015 and even smacked 40 homers in 2016 with the White Sox, but his batting average has been in decline for three straight seasons, which makes him somewhat risky.

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  • What time is Italy v England's Six Nations rugby match on TV?
What time is Italy v England's Six Nations rugby match on TV?

However, it was far from a masterpiece and one which will have left head coach Eddie Jones with plenty to ponder ahead of bigger challenges over the next two months. How to watch England vs Italy in the Six Nations 2018 . "We always knew it was going to be a tough game, they played exceptionally well and full credit to Italy ".

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  • Q for solution of Kashmir issue as per United Nations resolutions
Q for solution of Kashmir issue as per United Nations resolutions

Pashtun tribes, various political parties and organizations gathered on the Mall Road and Afghan highway in Chaman and arranged rallies to express solidarity with Kashmir brothers, sisters and children who have sacrificed their lives for cause of freedom.

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  • Chiefs fans thank Alex Smith by Donating to His Foundation
Chiefs fans thank Alex Smith by Donating to His Foundation

Cousins, who is expected to become a free agent, will have no shortage of suitors. If the deal ends up being finalized next month, it will likely signal the end of Cousins' six-year tenure in Washington. The transition tag is much like the non-exclusive franchise tag. The downside for Cousins is that he could end up stuck in limbo. Cousins ha...

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  • Moyes reveals frustration at West Ham's transfer activity
Moyes reveals frustration at West Ham's transfer activity

However, the Seagulls , despite finding goals hard to come by, had settled reasonably well into life in the top-flight, particularly on their own ground where they had lost just three of their previous twelve Premier League fixtures. "I spoke with one or two of the African players and they seem fine". He's left, so great. He said: "They [lie] ...

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  • Liverpool triggered failed Manchester City move for Leicester star Riyad Mahrez
Liverpool triggered failed Manchester City move for Leicester star Riyad Mahrez

Like professionals, we have to keep our focus. " Clubs don't have to say yes, they're in a position to push a bit harder in the negotiations , but they also knew City needed to get it done quickly so there's that time element there as well".

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  • Flashback: Top 3 Winter Transfer Signings Made By Arsenal Including Controversial Striker
Flashback: Top 3 Winter Transfer Signings Made By Arsenal Including Controversial Striker

And the Gunners didn't stop there, with the deadline day arrival of superstar striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for £56m from Borussia Dortmund. It was a superb night for Spurs who were in the lead after just 11 seconds and they did not let Manchester United get back into the game thanks to Hugo Lloris .

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  • Russian Federation asks International Olympic Committee to invite 15 athletes to Olympics
Russian Federation asks International Olympic Committee to invite 15 athletes to Olympics

CAS ruled on Thursday that there is insufficient evidence the 28 athletes had violated anti-doping rules at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014. The IOC previous year banned 43 Russians over doping offenses at the Sochi Olympics. "This is not only the Russian athletes who won, this is a victory for all the clean athletes who participate (...

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  • Alex Smith trade could shake up draft, impact Packers
Alex Smith trade could shake up draft, impact Packers

The fifth overall pick is obviously the most valuable asset the Broncos have, but Cousins is not the only fish in the sea this offseason at quarterback, and while he might present the quickest route back into title contention, there are other ways the Broncos can build the roster and specifically starting with the quarterback position.

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  • Ruthless Federer makes final as chastened Chung quits
Ruthless Federer makes final as chastened Chung quits

Federer had already ruthlessly claimed the first set 6-1 and was cruising 5-2 in the second set, when the Korean chose to opt out of the game. Australian great Ken Rosewall is the only other man to have won a Slam title after his 35th birthday in the post-1968 Open Era, at 37 years old in the 1972 Australian Open.

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  • Rob Gronkowski (concussion) misses Patriots' walkthrough on Friday
Rob Gronkowski (concussion) misses Patriots' walkthrough on Friday

Gronkowski had suffered a concussion in the first half of the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars that kept him out for the rest of the game. Those instances don't include any stints on injured reserve, including his season-ending ACL tear in December 2013. If there were a game, the Pro Bowler would have been ruled out.

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