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Chelsea 3-0 West Brom: Conte's men rated and slated

Chelsea 3-0 West Brom: Conte's men rated and slated

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While West Brom had the Chelsea defence under some pressure, Courtois was not called into action on too many occasions in the game. Monday, February 12, 2018Chelsea put an end to their two-game losing run with a workmanlike victory over West Brom at Stamford Bridge. The hosts, who came off the back of humiliating defeats against Watford and Bournemouth respectively started the game nervously which saw Jay Rodriguez miss a glaring chance for Albion. However, the Blues' main man Eden Hazard produced an accomplished finish to get Chelsea a goal which settled any nerves and subsequently put them in control of the game. Victor Moses doubled the reigning Premier League champions' lead with a cool finish on 63 minutes before Hazard's shot from the edge of the box put some glos...
Mirai Nagasu becomes first American woman to land triple axel at Olympics

Mirai Nagasu becomes first American woman to land triple axel at Olympics

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Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Figure skater Mirai Nagasu became the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics on Monday in Gangneung, South Korea.The 24-year-old pulled off the move during her free skate at the Gangnueung Ice Arena. She was the first of five women to perform the skate on the final day of competition for an Olympics team medal. It was her first jump in a 4.5 minute program.Her skate helped put Team USA on the podium for a bronze medal in the mixed team final. Canada won the event and the Olympic Athletes from Russia finished with a silver medal.Nagasu began her routine with the U.S. team sitting in third place. She completed the triple axel and several other rotations, wrapping up a smooth skate with an explosion of emotion.Nagasu pumped her firsts before her final scor...
Laidlaw kicks Scotland to victory over France – highlights & report

Laidlaw kicks Scotland to victory over France – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device 2018 Six NationsScotland (14) 32Tries: Maitland, Jones Cons: Laidlaw 2 Pens: Laidlaw 6France (20) 26Tries: Thomas 2 Cons: Machenaud 2 Pens: Machenaud 2, Serin 2Scotland put defeat by Wales behind them to overcome France at Murrayfield and revive their Six Nations campaign.The first of two Teddy Thomas tries put France into an early 10-0 lead before Sean Maitland crossed for Scotland.Thomas gathered a lucky bounce to score again but the hosts replied via Huw Jones' try, only for Maxime Machenaud's second penalty to put France 20-14 up.Greig Laidlaw kicked six penalties, to two from Baptiste Serin, to steer the Scots home in a tense second half.Scotland will next face reigning champions Englan...
Historic seventh for GB cross-country skier Musgrave

Historic seventh for GB cross-country skier Musgrave

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XXIII Olympic Winter GamesVenue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 FebruaryCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage timesAndrew Musgrave produced the best performance by a Briton in an Olympic cross country event as he finished seventh in the men's skiathlon at the Pyeongchang Games.The 27-year-old, who held the previous best which was 29th in the sprint at Sochi 2014, moved into second with 5km remaining of the gruelling 30km race.However, the Scot was caught by the pack on the final circuit.Norway's Simen Hegstad Kruger clinched gold as his country completed a 1-2-3.Musgrave will also compete in his favoured event, the 15km freestyle, on Friday followed by the team sprint competition with childhood friend Andrew Young.S...
Joint Korean women's hockey team loses opener 8-0

Joint Korean women's hockey team loses opener 8-0

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Feb. 10 (UPI) -- GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb. 10 -- Perhaps no other athletes or team received as much time in the spotlight on Saturday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as the joint Korean women's hockey team.But the players on the ice melted under that spotlight.Switzerland hammered Korea 8-0 in the teams' first Group B contest in the women's tournament at Kwandong Hockey Centre in Gangneung. The shots were 52-8 in favor of Switzerland. And incredibly, the game may have been even more lopsided than the final score indicates.South Korean President Moon Jae-in was among the dignitaries taking in the first game for the historic joint team. The two Koreas have never before fielded a unified team in any sport at an Olympic Games.Moon was joined by Kim Yo Jong, sister of the North Korean lea...