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Barcelona 3-0 (agg 4-1) Chelsea: Blues rated and slated

Barcelona 3-0 (agg 4-1) Chelsea: Blues rated and slated

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When you’re about to face Barcelona, you need to be at the top of your game as a goalkeeper. Courtois was anything but. He will be very disappointed with letting the ball go through his legs for both of Messi’s goals and on another day could have got a stronger hand on the ball to Dembele’s breakway goal. Wednesday, March 14, 2018Chelsea are out of the Champions League after succumbing to a 3-0 loss to Barcelona at the Nou Camp. The Blues were able to grind out a 1-1 draw in the first leg at Stamford Bridge, but two goals from Messi either side of Ousmane Dembele's strike ensured the Catalan club went through 4-1 on aggregate. However, Antonio Conte's side can consider themselves unlucky to have lost by a three-goal margin as they threatened the Barca goal numerous times.&nb
GB's Fitzpatrick & Kehoe win giant slalom silver

GB's Fitzpatrick & Kehoe win giant slalom silver

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Winter Paralympics on the BBCVenue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-18 March Time in Pyeongchang: GMT +9Coverage: Follow on BBC Radio 5 live and via the BBC Sport website. Television coverage on Channel 4Britain's Menna Fitzpatrick and guide Jen Kehoe won their third Paralympic medal after finishing second in the women's visually impaired giant slalom.They clocked two minutes 28.34 seconds over the two runs to add to a super combined silver and super-G bronze.Slovakia's Henrieta Farkasova and Natalia Subrtova finished 5.34secs clear for their fourth gold medal.GB's Kelly Gallagher and Gary Smith were fifth, with compatriots Millie Knight and Brett Wild seventh.Welsh skier Fitzpatrick, 19, and Kehoe were second after the opening run, 3.62 seconds behind the Slovakian pair.Listen to the la...
Altior fit for Douvan showdown at Cheltenham – Ladies' Day preview

Altior fit for Douvan showdown at Cheltenham – Ladies' Day preview

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Cheltenham FestivalVenue: Cheltenham Racecourse Date: 13-16 MarchCoverage: Full coverage on BBC Radio 5 live; continued on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text updates on BBC Sport websiteThe favourite Altior will bid to win the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival on Wednesday after overcoming a late fitness scare.Trainer Nicky Henderson said the horse was lame on Monday but will be fit.Rivals in one of the most eagerly-awaited contests of the meeting will include the talented Willie Mullins-trained duo of Douvan and Min.Meanwhile, jockey Bryony Frost seeks victory on Ladies' Day aboard Black Corton in the RSA Chase.Altior back on trackWinner of all 12 of his races over jumps, Altior beat Min in the Arkle Chase at the Festival last year."I'm pleased to report that Al...
Nuggets have playoff spot in mind facing Lakers

Nuggets have playoff spot in mind facing Lakers

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The Denver Nuggets enter their game at the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday in a three-way tie for eighth place in the Western Conference with 15 games remaining. The Nuggets (37-30) have won two in a row, including a 125-116 win against the visiting Lakers on Friday. Denver enters Tuesday with the same record as the Utah Jazz and also tied in the standings with the Los Angeles Clippers (36-29), who have played two fewer games. The Nuggets have not qualified for the postseason since 2013. "We're getting there," Denver coach Michael Malone told reporters after a 130-104 win against the visiting Sacramento Kings on Sunday. "Every game, I think we're moving forward." The Lakers (30-36) are coming off an impressive 127-113 win against the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday. Even with the loss...
QB Kirk Cousins says farewell to Washington Redskins

QB Kirk Cousins says farewell to Washington Redskins

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Kirk Cousins does not know which new team he will join when free agency starts Wednesday, but Monday he said goodbye to the Washington Redskins by writing a blog post on his website. Cousins titled the post: "Farewell Washington." "As I'm about to make one of the bigger decisions of my life, I'll be saying goodbye to my familiar life as a Redskin," he wrote. "After calling Washington home for the past six years, the team has decided to move on to another option and, in turn my family and I will be moving on as well." The Redskins will trade for quarterback Alex Smith, who is four years older. "There is no way I would be where I am today, without the leadership of the Redskins organization," Cousins wrote. "Coach Gruden, Bruce Allen, Dan Snyder. Thank you all for the opportunity you gave me...