Russia banned from Winter Olympics

Tweet The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to ban Russia from participation in next year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, following the doping scandal from Sochi 2014. Furthermore, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) was ordered to pay £15 million fine. Although, ROC has been suspended, clean Russian athletes will be allowed to compete at the Olympics under a neutral flag and anthem. The decision was revealed on Tuesday, December 5, in Switzerland by the head of the IOC Thomas Bach, after 17 months of investigation. ‘’This was an unprecedented attack…

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Bird/Rosenqvist share Hong Kong honors

Tweet The new Formula E season started with a pair of races around the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend. Saturday’s opening round Jean-Eric Vergne starting from pole, which he won while crossing the finish line backwards. Last season’s champion Lucas Di Grassi narrowly missed out a super pole position and lined up in sixth, three places in front of Sebastien Buemi. Both of them made decent getaways with the Swiss gaining two spots before the first corner. Surprisingly there was no major carnage in the first two corners…

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Brighton 0-0 Crystal Palace

Tweet The rivalry all kicked off when former Brighton manager Alan Mullery threw change at the Palace supporters after the game shouting “that’s what you’re worth” in 1982. Cut to 2017 and the atmosphere is fiery. Firecrackers, flares, you name it in the Palace end. And the Seagulls volleyed back some vulgar language in return. Pure hatred. The game lacked any thrust though and it was a poor goalless draw. Matt Ryan pulled off a cracking double save – similar to his double save at Old Trafford on the weekend…

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