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Lindsey Vonn breaks down in interview after winning bronze in her last race in her signature Olympic event

Wednesday  06:57,   21 february 2018
Business Insider Australia

Lindsey Vonn won bronze in what was likely her last Olympic downhill race on Wednesday. Afterward, Vonn got choked up while discussing her late grandfather and her career.Vonn's only other Olympic gold came in the downhill in Vancouver in[...]

Red Bull testing plans unaffected despite RB14 crash

Wednesday  06:45,   21 february 2018

Red Bull says its plans for pre-season testing remain on course, despite Daniel Ricciardo slightly damaging its new RB14 in a filming day crash at Silverstone on Monday. Ricciardo was giving the team's new 2018 Formula 1 car its first test at a wet[...]

NRL 2018: Clubs opt not to vote on constitutional reform

Wednesday  06:45,   21 february 2018

Clubs have opted not to vote on constitutional reform in the knowledge they didn't have the numbers required to gain a voice on the Australian Rugby League Commission. It had become evident that at least two clubs were not prepared to back the[...]

Melbourne Victory 'insanity' continues as results worsen under Kevin Muscat

Wednesday  06:01,   21 february 2018

The reluctance by Kevin Muscat to change things up has contributed to a campaign that is currently on life supportThat's the famous quote which is usually wrongly attributed to Albert[...]

Korea skaters accused of bullying teammate

Wednesday  06:01,   21 february 2018
Wide World of Sports

Two members of the South Korean women's speed skating team have been accused of bullying their teammate, after their finals exit at the Winter Olympics.The South Korean team were not considered a realistic medal chance in the speed skating[...]

Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn draw

Wednesday  03:37,   21 february 2018
Sky Sports

Lionel Messi scored his first goal against Chelsea to earn Barcelona a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.Lionel Messi scored his first goal against Chelsea to earn Barcelona a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their[...]

Bayern romp home 5-0 after Besiktas suffer early red card

Wednesday  01:51,   21 february 2018

Bayern Munich, helped by two typical Thomas Mueller goals and two from Robert Lewandowski, romped to a 5-0 home win over Besiktas in their Champions League tie on Tuesday after the Turkish champions played nearly the whole match with 10 men.[...]

Bitter trans-Tasman rivalry consigned to history?

Tuesday  23:27,   20 february 2018

The new NZ-Australia accord has been forged over a friendly game of darts.In fact, trans-Tasman relations seem to be at an all-time high, judging by today's comments from captains Kane Williamson and David[...]

AFC Champions League Review: Hulk & Oscar lead Shanghai, Jeonbuk Motors hit six

Tuesday  23:26,   20 february 2018

Shanghai SIPG had no problems continuing their winning start to AFC Champions League Group F, beating Melbourne Victory 4-1 on Tuesday.Hulk gave hosts Shanghai the lead in the 27th minute from the penalty spot after Wu Lei – who then scored their[...]

Slater out of NRL grand-final rematch

Tuesday  22:21,   20 february 2018

Billy Slater has been ruled out of Melbourne's NRL grand-final rematch with North Queensland in Brisbane. One of Cameron Smith's biggest allies won't take part in his testimonial, with Melbourne ruling Billy Slater out of Friday night's[...]

Twitter sheds a tear watching Virtue-Moir's performance

Tuesday  20:05,   20 february 2018

No one lights the figure skating world on fire like Canada's favorite duo, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. The veteran ice dancing team won gold again at PyeongChang 2018 with a record-breaking routine to become the most-decorated duo in[...]

Lealiifano happy after Ireland rugby stint

Tuesday  14:30,   20 february 2018

Brumbies co-captain Christian Lealiifano believes playing in Ireland was ideal preparation for the new Super Rugby season after a strong stint with Ulster.Lealiifano, who made an inspirational return from leukemia in last year's quarter-final, is[...]

Commonwealth Games 2018: Jessica Peris, daughter of Olympic gold medallist Nova, tests positive for banned substance

Tuesday  13:54,   20 february 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Reports are emerging on Tuesday afternoon that Australian sprinter Jessica Peris was forced to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games trials after testing positive to a banned substance. Sprinter Jessica Peris withdrew from last weekend's Commonwealth [...]

Comment: Ban the Olympics

Tuesday  13:51,   20 february 2018
The Atlantic

What are the Olympics good for? Why do we continue to have them? Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of MSN or[...]