Ester Ledecka is better known for her prowess as a snowboarder than as an Alpine skier. She created history by becoming the first athlete, male or female, to compete in both snowboard and skiing events at the Winter Olympics . "I thought it must be some mistake... they're going to switch the time for some others". A grateful Ledecka thanked fans on her Facecbook page, which swelled with more than 30,000 "likes" and 2,700 shares after herwin over Austria's Anna Veith .
Mitchell threw down the gauntlet in his first dunk of the finals, showing off his wingspan with another dunk off the backboard. Mitchell joins Jeremy Evans, who claimed the title in 2012, as the only Jazz player to win the dunk contest .
PYEONGCHANG , Korea, Republic Of - There was more hardware for Canada's figure skaters at the Winter Olympics on Thursday while the women's hockey team capped the round robin with a big win over the United States. "It is still unbelievable that I got the gold medal ". Women's figure skating appears to be a good shot. But her best event will be the 10km freestyle event Thursday.
There was no podium sweep in men's freeski slopestyle this year, and for a while, it looked like there might be no medals at all for the U.S.in PyeongChang. "First run I did what I planned to do, what I wanted to do as well as I could, and it held up against all the great runs today", the new Olympic champion said.
Oleksandr Abramenko was the victor of the men's aerials, giving Ukraine its first medal of these games and just its third gold ever at the Winter Games. Although it is one of Alpine skiing's technical rather than speed events, the top skiers can still get up to 40 kph on the giant slalom course and crashes can be dramatic.
Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein leads after the opening eight racers. Shortly after finishing and seeing her time, she asked, "How did that happen?" She also took the bronze in the super-G in Vancover. Lindsey Vonn bobbled near the finish line of the super-G to finish off the podium . "There's more equality we need to fight for, and I'm passionate about females getting into sport", Hendrickson, the first-ever women's ski jumping World Cup victor, says.
The T20I tri-series has reached its climax as the final league stage game between England and New Zealand will take place in Hamilton. The Irish-born 31-year-old has only just returned from a groin injury that kept him out of England's prior 12-run loss to New Zealand in Wellington.
Gilmartin qualified from the heats with a third place finish but her team mate Kathryn Thomson fell short in fourth. " Team GB medical staff will continue to assess her over the coming days". "I've spoken to the performance director, Stewart Laing, who is in the ambulance with her on the way to hospital but it's too early to tell - she's going to have scans and we will see exactly what the story is.
Well, that is how daunting Team India is in the Gentleman's arena. "But, like I mentioned, it is pressure I enjoy, and I'd like to enjoy it more in the future". Now whether this is the biggest win or not, whoever wants to analyse, write, will do so. The way the series went augurs well for us. This was Indian captain's third hundred in the series.
But this performance told me that Pochettino still has the players and they are still up for the fight. Despite being second-best throughout, Basel did manage to create a number of chances. "For a Champions League game we did ever so well". "But I also want to take a step forward in the national team, prove myself and play an important role".
South Africa: Reeza Hendricks , Jon-Jon Smuts, AB de Villiers , JP Duminy (c), David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Christiaan Jonker, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Junior Dala, Dane Paterson, Aaron Phangiso. "It's time for a refresh button after the dismal ODI series", South Africa captain Jean Paul Duminy said on Sunday. The new additions Raina, KL Rahul and Jaydev Unadkat had already joined the team before the sixth ODI and sweated it out at the nets.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has revealed that Gabriel Jesus returned to first-team training on Friday. " Today he is going to play in part of the session , it's good news", Guardiola told a news conference. "The knee is a very complicated part, even more so as I've never had an injury there". 'I think in the FA Cup there are a lot of surprises, not just this season or previous seasons, but all throughout history you always have these kind of situations happening'.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed his intention to sign another central midfielder in the next transfer window but as a replacement for Michael Carrick not Paul Pogba . But with Huddersfield struggling to mount a sustained assault on Sergio Romero in the United goal, Lukaku made the tie safe for the visitors by rounding off a 55th-minute counter-attacking move, which also involved Alexis Sanchez , by sprinting more than half the length of the pitch to score.
I will leave it all out on the hill tomorrow and have no regrets. "I don't really think I've got the talent, I've just got on with it since I was a little child and throughout my career I've had luck in meeting good people, and I have a great team.
Messi's weight-perfect pass threaded past three defenders left Luis Suarez all alone in the 16th minute. Messi hit the post after Eibar's Fabian Orellana struck an effort against the crossbar, although the gifted but temperamental Chile right-winger undermined the hosts' efforts by receiving his third red card in 12 appearances against Barca midway through the second half.
Although the Sky Blues defeated out-of-form Stoke in round three you sense that a stalemate is the best they can hope for in this tie, especially given the fact that no fourth-tier side has ever eliminated two Premier League clubs in the same FA Cup campaign before.
Today is a pretty busy medal day at the games in Pyeongchang. Christie was chasing South Korean leader Choi together with Li when Christie and the Chinese skater tangled. "He made the referees look at the video replay". Girard won in a time of 1:24.650. "I wanted to protect my place because I knew there was a chance at passing me on the inside".
Australia will face the victor of Sunday's clash between New Zealand and England in the final on Wednesday night. Following Australia's five-wicket win against New Zealand at Eden Park yesterday, Kane Richardson addressed the media.
He added, "One thing I want America to come away with is that I'm not America's gay sweetheart". It's powerful this platform you can have at the Olympic Games. "I think I'm leaving showing the world that you can also have a big personality and be who you are in the process", he said. But social media love is still secondary to the skating, and skating is the activity that gave Rippon a reason to smile and to feel proud.
I also got to pick which draft board I wanted to use and I went with Fanspeak's since theirs was the most recently updated. The issue there is Mayfield would have to last until the 31st pick come April 26. That translates into an ultra competitive football player, one that does not lack confidence in himself. During the interview, Mayfield said he's the best quarterback in the 2018 Draft class that includes Lamar Jackson of Louisville, Josh Rosen of UCLA, Sam Darnold of USC, Josh ...
The expectation is for a long line of cars in an unstable parade with the exception of Ricky Stenhouse and Kevin Harvick , two drivers with fast Fords who seem perfectly willing to break from the parade and actually race. "It's probably the most stress on a relationship, with a team ". That number is 12 less than the 52 cars that made a run for it just three years ago.
On a closing basis, scrips of PNB slipped by 2.10 per cent to Rs 125.65 per share, lower by Rs 2.70 from the previous close at Rs 128.35. During the day, the company's stock opened on a bearish note, then fell 20 per cent to a low of Rs 37.55, and ended at the same on both BSE as well as the NSE.
Kyle Gibson , Jose Berrios and Adalberto Mejia are the only other returning pitchers who made more than 10 starts for the Twins in 2017. Though coming off a season that included a 4.14 earned run average and a 10-8 record in 28 starts, Odorizzi becomes the leading contender to start on Opening Day in place of Ervin Santana , who could miss the first month after finger surgery on his pitching hand.
West Virginia shot 53.8 percent from 3-point range, where they managed 14 makes to just seven for Kansas . That's now a big game after the Cowboys dominated the Jayhawks at their place over a week ago. Averaging 12.8 points and 5.0 rebounds per game . The Mountaineers are coached by Bob Huggins who is 248-126 in his 11th season at his alma mater and 838-337 in his 36th season overall.
The deal reportedly includes an opt-out after the fifth season. Questions about Hosmer's bat holding up over the course of the entire contract scared off some teams, but agent Scott Boras wasn't budging. He was an All-Star in 2016 and has won four Gold Gloves. Signing Hosmer shows some much-needed direction for the Padres, who finished 71-91 last season - their seventh consecutive season below.500.