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  • Arsenal and Milan meet in Europa League last 16

    Arsenal and Milan meet in Europa League last 16

    Seven-times European champions Milan will face Arsenal in the standout last-16 tie in the Europa League after the draw was made in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday. It will be the first time the two clubs have met since Milan won 4-3 on aggregate to...

  • Watch: Alonso keen for step forward as McLaren break cover with new car

    Watch: Alonso keen for step forward as McLaren break cover with new car

    Double world champion Fernando Alonso expects McLaren to take a step forward this year after the British outfit became Formula One’s last major team to unveil their car for the new campaign. McLaren have endured a miserable run in recent years but...

  • Red-faced Arsenal lose and go through

    Red-faced Arsenal lose and go through

    Arsenal got through despite an embarrassing 2-1 home defeat by Ostersund. Borussia Dortmund snatched a late goal at Atalanta to progress with a 1-1 draw, while Milan with three-goal leads from the away legs, completed the formality of qualifying...

  • Napoli win but exit Europa League, Lazio's Immobile hits hat-trick

    Napoli win but exit Europa League, Lazio's Immobile hits hat-trick

    Serie A leaders Napoli came agonisingly close to pulling off a dramatic Europa League comeback when they won 2-0 at RB Leipzig but went out on away goals at the last 32 stage on Thursday. The Italians lost 3-1 at home in last week's first leg with...

  • Watch: New Ferrari looks a big step up, says Vettel

    Watch: New Ferrari looks a big step up, says Vettel

    Ferrari's new SF71H Formula One car already looks a big step up from last year's before it has turned a wheel in anger, four times world champion Sebastian Vettel said at Thursday's unveiling. The sport's oldest and most successful team are hoping...

  • China's Wu wins 500m in world record time

    China's Wu wins 500m in world record time

    Wu Dajing won China's first Olympic gold medal in the men's 500 metres on Thursday, setting a world record time of 39.584 seconds to beat South Korea's Hwang Dae-heon. Wu, who in qualifying broke the previous record set by American John Celski in...

  • Hungary storm to first Winter Games gold

    Hungary storm to first Winter Games gold

    Hungary claimed their first gold medal at a Winter Olympics by pulling off a stunning victory in the men's 5,000 metres relay on Thursday after a fall cost South Korea a place on the podium. Hungary had never won a short-track medal at the Winter...

  • Domracheva claims relay gold for Belarus

    Domracheva claims relay gold for Belarus

    Darya Domracheva overcame errant shooting by skiing a perfect final leg to claim the women's Olympic 4x6km relay gold for Belarus in a see-saw race held in swirling snow on Thursday. Hanna Oeberg stormed back from almost a minute down to take...

  • Dutchwoman Schulting claims 1,000m gold

    Dutchwoman Schulting claims 1,000m gold

    Suzanne Schulting of the Netherlands won gold in the Olympic women's 1,000 metres short track speed skating ahead of Canada's Kim Boutin on Thursday. Italy's Arianna Fontana, who won gold in the 500 metres, took bronze in the final during which...

  • Germany continue dominance with team gold

    Germany continue dominance with team gold

    Germany delivered a superb display of cross-country skiing to secure victory in the men's Olympic team event on Thursday and complete a clean sweep of gold medals in the Nordic Combined events at the Games. Norway overcame a poor performance in...

  • Wise overcomes broken bindings to retain halfpipe gold

    Wise overcomes broken bindings to retain halfpipe gold

    David Wise of the United States overcame broken bindings and produced a scintillating final run to retain his ski halfpipe Olympic title on Thursday. After two falls, Wise got it right at the third time of asking, scoring 97.20 in the final round...

  • Gutsy Gasser goes for glory, bags big air gold

    Gutsy Gasser goes for glory, bags big air gold

    Anna Gasser stood at the top of the big air ramp on Thursday, caught in two minds ahead of her crucial final run. In the end, the Austrian snowboarder changed her planned trick and was rewarded with the first Olympic gold medal in the...

  • Fleur de Lys prevail in top-of-the-table clash

    Fleur de Lys prevail in top-of-the-table clash

    The top two teams in the women’s Super League, Paola Volley and Fleur de Lys Royal Panda, clashed against each other in what turned out to be a thrilling encounter. Lorenzo Robba’s Paola girls started strongly and surged clear midway through the...

  • Watch: Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

    Watch: Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

    Four times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes hope to have a new long-term deal wrapped up before the season starts in Australia next month, both parties said on Thursday. Speaking at the launch of the champions' new W09 car at...

  • Watch: Herrera was not 100 per cent fit - Mourinho

    Watch: Herrera was not 100 per cent fit - Mourinho

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho appeared to take a swipe at his medical staff after Ander Herrera sustained a "bad injury" on his return to action. David De Gea grabbed the headlines against Sevilla after producing a string of fine saves...

  • Myhrer the master in men's slalom

    Myhrer the master in men's slalom

    Sweden's Andre Myhrer won the men's Olympic slalom on Thursday at the age of 35, keeping his head while others were losing theirs as both his main rivals destroyed their chances with uncharacteristic mistakes. Skiing in his fourth Games and...

  • Swiss Gisin beats Shiffrin to combined gold

    Swiss Gisin beats Shiffrin to combined gold

    Switzerland's Michelle Gisin won the women's combined at the Pyeongchang Games on Thursday with American Mikaela Shiffrin taking silver while another Swiss Wendy Holdener won bronze. Lindsey Vonn, who had led after the downhill section, was the...

  • US women end drought with shootout win over Canada

    US women end drought with shootout win over Canada

    Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the winner in the shootout as the United States beat Canada 3-2 on Thursday to win their first gold medal in women's Olympic ice hockey since 1998 and snap a streak of four consecutive golds for their...

  • Russian curlers to hand back bronze medals after positive doping test - TASS

    Russian curlers to hand back bronze medals after positive doping test - TASS

    Russian curlers Alexander Krushelnitsky and Anastasia Bryzgalova will hand back the Olympic medals they won in Pyeongchang, the Russian news agency TASS reported, citing a Russian curling Federation spokeswoman. Krushelnitsky, who won bronze in...

  • Shakhtar's South Americans too strong for Roma

    Shakhtar's South Americans too strong for Roma

    Shakhtar Donetsk's South American blend proved too strong for AS Roma as goals from Facundo Ferreyra and Fred gave them a 2-1 win in a Champions League tie played in freezing conditions on Wednesday. The Serie A team appeared to be coasting in the...