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Tosun ready to shake off slow start and fire for Everton

Everton striker Cenk Tosun believes that he can put his slow start at the Merseyside club behind him and adapt to the rigours of the Premier League.

Aeroflot Open: Vidit Gujrathi draws round 2

For the second day in succession, Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi had to settle for a draw. In the second round of Aeroflot Open 2018, Vidit drew with Eesha Karavade in an encounter that went on for 60 moves.

Lindsey Vonn bids Olympics farewell, targets Stenmark record

Lindsey Vonn bowed out of her fourth Winter Olympics with a heavy heart Thursday having failed to medal in the alpine combined, but promising to ski on until she breaks the World Cup win record.

Sharmila off to a fine start, lies fourth in Australia

Sharmila Nicollet got off to a strong start in the Australian Ladies Classic, carding a solid two-under 70 to grab a share of the fourth place after the first round at the highly-acclaimed Bonville Golf Resort on Thursday.

Gisin denies Shiffrin gold in Olympic combined

Switzerland's Michelle Gisin consigned American Mikaela Shiffrin to silver after storming to victory in the Olympic women's alpine combined on Thursday.

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky was stripped of his Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bronze medal Thursday after admitting doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said.

Indian shuttlers fined for withdrawing from Uganda event

Indian players Harshit Aggarwal and Chaliha Orijit will be fined for their late withdraw from the 2018 Uganda International Badminton Open Championship.

USA women beat Canada to end 20-year Olympic drought

The United States won Olympic women's ice hockey gold for the first time in 20 years on Thursday, edging four-time defending champion Canada 3-2 in a dramatic penalty shootout in the Pyeongchang Winter Games final.

I quite fancy Chahal's bowling: Klaasen

"I fancy him quite a lot," said South African big-hitter Heinrich Klaasen of the hammering he dished out to Indian wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, a bowler the rest of his team has struggled to read.

Duminy takes fear out of my game: Klaasen

South Africa's newest swashbuckler Heinrich Klaasen has credited JP Duminy for "taking the fear out" of his game, saying the skipper's presence was a key factor in his match-winning knock against India in the second Twenty20 International.