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Sports (Sports Focus)Hungary withdraws its candidacy from the 2024 Olympic Games
Author: 0 (Sports Focus)Hungary withdraws its candidacy from the 2024 Olympic Games

And of course Los Angeles is only in the mix for 2024 because the United States Olympic Committee's initial choice to bid for that summer's Games, Boston, pulled out in the face of heavy public opposition. Sport quote Balazs Furjes, the head of Budapest's organising team, as telling Inforadio: "The ship has sailed, it seems". Budapest 2024 leaders quickly said the "unity" of the bid was broken through the successful referendum challenge, but fought to continue the bid's viability.

Sports First Test preview: India v Australia
Author: 0 First Test preview: India v Australia

But they can not take much confidence from that because those wins came in 1956-57, 1959-60, 1969-70 and 2004-05. "You try and take wickets in other ways". "For us, it's about not worrying too much about results over here. If you do that in Australia you'll bowl straight and you'll get whacked". The ability to combat spin is the single most important skill for a visiting batsman in India and one which many Australian players have lacked during the team's recent Test floggings against ...

Sports Man City show mental strength to fight back for victory against Monaco
Author: 0 Man City show mental strength to fight back for victory against Monaco

The City goalkeeper, who was again preferred to summer signing Claudio Bravo, admitted he was at fault with a misplaced clearance that led to Radamel Falcao's first goal. "We are going to talk with him like with all of his team-mates to convince him in these two games, 180 minutes, that we are not going to be able to do our best performance because in this level it is so demanding in the Champions League ".

Sports Eric Church cancels ticket orders bought from secondary ticket outlets
Author: 0 Eric Church cancels ticket orders bought from secondary ticket outlets

Previously purchased tickets for his tour dates in Canada - which begins with a February 28 show in London, Ontario - have already been released, while more tickets for shows in Washington and OR are slated to go on sale on February 27. In a report a year ago, investigators in New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office cited a single broker that bought 1,012 tickets within one minute to a U2 concert at Madison Square Garden when they went on sale on December 8, 2014, despite the ...

Author: 0 Neymar, Barca, Santos to stand trial after losing appeals

DIS received just €6.8 million from the transfer and is still seeking more money after it was revealed that Barcelona paid €40 million separately to Neymar and his father as the overall costs of the transfer reached nearly €100 million.

Sports Watch Champions League Online, Game and TV Info
Author: 0 Watch Champions League Online, Game and TV Info

Los Rojiblancos los to Real Madrid twice within the last three years, and they're exhausted of being denied. "But we believe in our possibilities and will try to come out as the winners". "He is here today, with the other goalkeepers who all want to make sure we play a good game". The Turkey global is out for the rest of the season after being handed a four-month ban by Federation Internationale de Football Association over a breach of contract offence when he was at Karlsruher six years ...

Author: 0 Europa: Rooney returns against St Etienne

I will never force a legend out. It is not a question for me, because I am happy to have him. Attack: Wayne Rooney is back in training today so he has an outside chance of making the squad, despite Mourinho suggesting at the weekend that the attacker wouldn't be fit.

Author: 0 Real Madrid ace determined to leave: Chelsea and Man United keen

With his contract due to expire in June 2018, the Spain worldwide said after the weekend win over Espanyol that he would "have a decision to make" about his future. "He's doing well", Zidane said when asked about the former Monaco star situation. And Mundo Deportivo plays up the idea of him becoming the 13th player to make the controversial switch from Real Madrid to Barcelona , who are known to be long-term admirers of the player.

Author: 0 Missing Clemson athletic official found dead after two-day search

The body of Clemson associate athletic director Bert Henderson was found Tuesday, a day after he was reported missing. Deputies, K-9's and horses began searching for Henderson after he was reported missing Monday evening from his West Church Road home in Easley, according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.

Author: 0 The Rock called CM Punk in the middle of a WWE ring

Since Lee is CM Punk's wife, the crowd made a decision to jokingly chant Punk's name to mess around with the film crew. Rock then tried to FaceTime Punk but had no luck. As of this writing, Punk is involved in a lawsuit with WWE doctor Chris Amann, and, according to the former WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Vince McMahon is bankrolling Amann's lawsuit against him.

Sports Sergio Agüero equalizes thanks to hilarious howler by Monaco goalkeeper
Author: 0 Sergio Agüero equalizes thanks to hilarious howler by Monaco goalkeeper

The key for Manchester City in this first leg is not to go into a defensive meltdown - make sure the passes are assured and crisp and that individual mistakes are completely cut out. A silky touch, a surprising ability to glide past players and the ability to pull a rabbit out of the hat, the Sky Blues need to keep him quiet or he can start getting the Monaco locomotive to full speed.

Sports Barca president Bartomeu and Iniesta back Luis Enrique
Author: 0 Barca president Bartomeu and Iniesta back Luis Enrique

Against Leganes, Messi converted the late penalty kick but he appeared upset and did not celebrate. It is claimed Messi wants to see the back of centre-back Jeremy Mathieu, left-back Lucas Digne and midfielder Andre Gomes at the Nou Camp.

Sports Women's cricket: Pakistan beat Scotland by 6 wickets
Author: 0 Women's cricket: Pakistan beat Scotland by 6 wickets

All six sides with One-Day International status at the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 have retained their grade for the next four-year cycle by qualifying for the Super Six stage. "We had a really frightful start to the match". Mithali said: "The win today definitely eases the pressure on us, especially for the last match of the Super League against Pakistan".

Sports Arsenal Player Ratings: Three Gunners stars get 4/10 against Sutton
Author: 0 Arsenal Player Ratings: Three Gunners stars get 4/10 against Sutton

After another failure to push for Premier League glory and a 5-1 drubbing to Bayern Munich leaving Arsene Wenger under intense pressure, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has warned the Gunners to be careful what they wish for. The 67-year-old may be tempted to rest some of his big names, however having seen fellow Premier League side Burnley humiliated by Lincoln City on Saturday, the Arsenal boss will be all too aware that his side can not afford to take their non-league opponents lightly.

Sports Klopp wary of new-look Leicester
Author: 0 Klopp wary of new-look Leicester

Having been eliminated from the FA Cup, the Merseyside outfit are now in La Manga for a mid-season training camp, as they attempt to ensure that they improve upon a disappointing run of form that has seen them drop out of the top four. "We could have had two, three or four points more . There's a good base". Liverpool will be looking for new players in every role but a new striker and a goalkeeper are real priorities for the Anfield Road hierarchy.

Author: 0 Dustin Johnson is World #1

Johnson had it really easy on a sloppy Saturday of light rain and a muddied course. At one point, his lead was up to nine before he coasted in. "To finally get a win at Riviera feels good because I've finished second here a couple of times, lost in a play-off, and felt I should have won a couple of other times".

Author: 0 Wallabies mourn loss of Vickerman

Vickerman played 63 Tests for the Wallabies , the last of which was the 2011 Rugby World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. After retirement, Vickerman had worked in real estate and as a media pundit, while keeping his hand in the game with a role at the Rugby Union Player's Association (RUPA).

Sports Gareth Bale returns as Zidane holds other stars in reserve
Author: 0 Gareth Bale returns as Zidane holds other stars in reserve

Bale went under the knife to treat damaged ankle tendons, after which he completed his recovery and resumed training, reports Efe. His coach, Zinedine Zidane, added: "I'm delighted that Gareth is back and especially for him". Bale said: "The reception I got when I came on was incredible". Real Madrid have won five of their last six La Liga matches and still cling to a one-point lead over Barcelona despite having two games in hand.

Author: 0 City's season gets more complicated with unwanted replay

Unfortunately we didn't score. "A big compliment to the team, I know how hard it is, the pitch, they are so aggressive, they are so dynamic". They'll look to advance to the quarterfinals with a win over Huddersfield, who are now third place in the Championship and angling for promotion to the Premier League.

Author: 0 Chelsea manager Antonio Conte wants to give John Terry ideal send off

And not just bad, but essentially uninvolved - at around the 30-minute mark, Costa and Hazard combined had fewer touches than Asmir Begović in the Chelsea goal . "It has been a tough season but this run has gave us something to look forward to, we have gone toe to toe with some big sides". For an hour, 65 minutes, we were fantastic.

Sports Michigan Dunks Their Way To Upset Of No. 11 Wisconsin
Author: 0 Michigan Dunks Their Way To Upset Of No. 11 Wisconsin

Happ and Hayes proved to be too much for the Terrapins' big men and combined for 41 points and 17 rebounds. Sophomore forward Moritz Wagner scored 21 points to lead MI (17-9, 7-6), which also got 18 from senior swingman Zak Irvin and 12 from junior guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman.

Sports Shiffrin extends slalom dominance at FIS Alpine World Championships
Author: 0 Shiffrin extends slalom dominance at FIS Alpine World Championships

She said: "Lots of challenges but also lots of incredible days - today was a really good day, so I'm happy!" In December Shiffrin celebrated a World Cup slalom win in Killington, Vermont, by embracing her 95-year-old grandmother and covering her elderly relative with a jacket to ensure she kept warm.

Author: 0 Organic molecules found in dwarf planet Ceres

Including things like carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins, organic molecules are the basic building blocks of life. Did primitive life evolve on Ceres? The intense heat produced by an asteroid or a comet striking Ceres would have also destroyed the organics boosting the theory that the molecules that Dawn detected are native to Ceres .

Sports Match-fixing: Now, what Rashid Latif has to say
Author: 0 Match-fixing: Now, what Rashid Latif has to say

Last Friday, the PCB provisionally suspended both players, who represented Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League T20 competition. "Today we have given them the charge sheet and now they are bound to respond to the charges within two weeks", PCB spokesman Amjad Bhatti said in Lahore on Saturday.

Sports Saunders takes two-shot lead at Riviera
Author: 0 Saunders takes two-shot lead at Riviera

With heavy rain scheduled to wash out Friday's second round, Scott - who won the rain-shortened 2005 event at Riviera -welcomed another short week. He got through five holes in the third round before play was suspended, though he does have a steep climb with his score at two-under par.

Author: 0 Guardiola reveals Jesus could be out for the season

Gabriel Jesus, impact in the Premier League has been nothing short of magnificent having scored three goals in the first two games as a starter. To make sure that the young striker makes a full and swift recovery, Guardiola is expected to send Jesus to the clinic of Dr Ramon Cugat in Barcelona.

Sports 'Champions' Chelsea can now focus on FA Cup, says Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 'Champions' Chelsea can now focus on FA Cup, says Jose Mourinho

Owen Coyle says that Blackburn Rovers must be prepared to capitalise on any weakness in Manchester United's game when the two sides meet in the fifth round of the FA Cup. It doesn't matter if teams are playing in the Premier League or not, with so many results not going to the favourites. Mourinho admitted that he didn't always regard the FA Cup as important as he does now, citing a surprise defeat to Newcastle in the competition.

Sports Patriots' Michael Floyd Gets Jail Time for DUI
Author: 0 Patriots' Michael Floyd Gets Jail Time for DUI

Scottsdale police arrested Floyd on December 12th, after finding him passed out behind the wheel of his running auto. According to CBS Boston , Floyd pleaded not guilty to his extreme DUI charge while six other charges were dropped. The unrestricted free agent has expressed a desire to return to New England. Including the playoffs, Floyd played in four games for the Patriots, catching a total of five passes for 51 yards and touchdown.

Author: 0 Darrelle Revis arraigned on criminal charges, released on bond

Revis was injured in the altercation and sought medical treatment, Jones said. Revis did not answer questions from media members who were assembled as he entered the Pittsburgh Municipal Courts building accompanied by attorney Blaine Jones and family members.

Sports Auto bomb kills 3-year-old in Turkey, wounds 15
Author: 0 Auto bomb kills 3-year-old in Turkey, wounds 15

A security guard and the 11-year-old son of a court clerk were killed and 15 other people were injured in the blast on Friday evening near a building in the town of Viransehir where members of the judicial system lived. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Turkish justice minister Bekir Bozdag said on Twitter that the act would not weaken the country's resolve in fighting terror.

Sports JETS' Darrelle Revis Charged Following Altercation
Author: 0 JETS' Darrelle Revis Charged Following Altercation

Revis was charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault, one felony count of robbery, one felony count of conspiracy, and a misdemeanor of terroristic threats. Revis was stopping by a location on the South Side that he is in the process of developing. Mr. Revis was not arrested after this incident. Revis sought medical attention after the incident, per Jones, but he wouldn't go into detail about the nature of Revis' supposed injuries.