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Team GB women curlers secure thrilling victory over Switzerland

Team GB's women's curling team remain in the hunt to qualify for the Winter Olympic semi-finals after a thrilling victory over Switzerland in Pyeongchang. Eve Muirhead's team badly needed a win to realistically maintain their...

Doping case launched against Russian athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky

The Court of Arbitration for Sport's anti-doping division has begun proceedings against Russian mixed curler Alexander Krushelnitsky. Krushelnitsky, who won bronze with his wife in the mixed doubles at the Winter Olympics, is suspected of...

Elise Christie to undergo fitness test to decide Winter Olympic fate

Elise Christie will undergo a fitness test on Tuesday to determine if she can compete in the 1,000m short-track event at the Winter Olympics. The 27-year-old crashed out of the 1500m semi-finals on Saturday evening...

Teenager Redmond Gerard wins first gold for USA at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Teenager Redmond Gerard won the United States' first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics by taking victory in the men's snowboarding slopestyle final. Gerard, who at 17 was the youngest competitor in the men's...

Andrew Musgrave seventh in skiathlon at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Britain's Andrew Musgrave finished a battling seventh as Norway claimed all three medals in the men's 30km skiathlon at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Musgrave was with the leading group throughout the race and moved...

Unified Korea women’s ice hockey team beaten by Switzerland at Winter Olympics

North and South Korea played in the same team for the first time in the women's ice hockey competition but were resoundingly beaten 8-0 by Switzerland on day one of the Pyeongchang Games. The unified...

Elise Christie into 500m short-track quarter-finals at Winter Olympics

Team GB short-track speed skater Elise Christie qualified for the 500m quarter-finals with a win in her first heat at the Pyeongchang Games. Christie, 27, finished in 42.872 seconds, setting an Olympic record which was...

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jarrod Bannister dies

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jarrod Bannister has died aged 33, Australian Athletics has confirmed. The two-time Olympian, who holds the current Australian record in javelin, had been living and training in the Netherlands. Australian news...

Adrian Lewis suspended after altercation with Jose Justicia at UK Open qualifier

Adrian Lewis has been suspended with immediate effect by the PDC after an altercation with Jose Justicia at the conclusion of their quarter-final match at Friday's UK Open qualifier. Lewis, 33, defeated Justicia 6-5 in...

Imani Lansiquot wins 60m at Welsh Indoor Championships in Cardiff

Sprinter Imani Lansiquot admitted she was far from her best but still delighted to taste glory at the Welsh Indoor Championships on Saturday. The 20-year-old struggled with injuries last year and Cardiff proved to be the...

Appeal For Russia athletes Over Doping Ban Begins

Dozens of Russian athletes banned by the International Olympic Committee for life over doping have begun an appeal process against their suspension. The week-long hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) includes appeals...

Game #133: A’s at Angels

"One step forward, two steps back," is what Billy Beane calls the process of throwing rookies into the mix of a major league season. The month of August proved this theory correct for the A's,...

Bruce Maxwell’s batted ball issues

When Stephen Vogt was DFA’d, the blow of losing a fan favorite was softened some by the presence of Bruce Maxwell. It wasn’t a move driven just by a player well past his prime,...

Game Thread #132: A’s at Angels

I’m going to keep this short and sweet. GET CHRIS SMITH HIS FIRST MAJOR LEAGUE WIN AS A STARTER I don’t want to see Santiago Casilla anywhere near this game. Seriously, he better be yukking it...

Game Thread #131: Oakland at Anaheim

Tonight begins a three-game series agains the Athletics’ AL West rivals, the Angels of Anaheim. The Angels are trailing the Twins in the American League Wildcard jockeying. With September looming, this is a big...

Athletics at Angels: Warning – Spoilers Ahead

Following a decisive sweep of the Rangers over the Players’ Weekend, the A’s are making the long trek to Orange County to do it all over again. Fans of the A’s have been able...

A journey through the A’s ballpark survey

As you probably know, the A’s recently released a new site dedicated to the team’s new home. That site is currently centered around a survey for fans to try and gather what to put...

Game #129: What’s in a Name?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet” ***Click Here to Revisit the Game Thread*** The names on the back of the jerseys might be different, but...

Taking Stock Of The A’s Rotation Going Forward

In an era where depth is key but quality is also essential, it’s hard to construct a competitive rotation for a 162 game season. Yet if the A’s can play so much as .500...

Game #128: Khrush Davis Rules Players Weekend

Yep, it’s official. I love the idea of #playersweekend, both in theory and in practice. Although I’m wrapping up the A’s game tonight, I attended the Dodgers game live, where I was treated to...

Oakland A’s trade Rajai Davis to Red Sox for minor leaguer Rafael Rincones

The Oakland A’s have traded outfielder Rajai Davis to the Boston Red Sox, the team announced after Wednesday’s game. In return, the A’s received Rafael Rincones, an 18-year-old outfielder currently playing in the Dominican...

Oakland A’s trade Rajai Davis to Red Sox for minor leaguer Rafael Rincones

The Oakland A’s have traded outfielder Rajai Davis to the Boston Red Sox, the team announced after Wednesday’s game. In return, the A’s received Rafael Rincones, an 18-year-old outfielder currently playing in the Dominican...