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Norway top medal table after Bjorgen wins final event of Games

Media playback is not supported on this device XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times Norway topped the medal table as Marit Bjorgen won gold in the women’s cross-country skiing 30km mass start classic, the final event of the Winter Olympics. Norway finished with 14 golds, equalling the all-time record set by Canada, and a record 39 medals overall. Finland’s Krista Parmakoski won silver and Sweden’s Stina…

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Callum Smith beats Nieky Holzken by unanimous decision to reach tournament final against George Groves

Callum Smith comfortably outclassed late-replacement opponent Nieky Holzken to win a unanimous decision and reach the World Boxing Super Series final on Saturday night in Nuremberg. Smith started the fight with a strong consistent jab which helped him greatly as he dictated the early rounds, though Holzken didn’t come to simply lie down. The Dutchman’s counter hooks caused his opponent problems in the third as he gave the Liverpudlian a nose bleed. Over the course of the next three rounds, Holzken began to force the issue more, however Smith’s greater…

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Revealed: The exclusive club Arsene Wenger will join if Arsenal beat Manchester City in Carabao Cup final

Only two managers have won the competition four times and Sir Alex is unsurprisingly one of them. His most recent League Cup triumph came in 2010 when Manchester United came from behind to beat Aston Villa. Saturday, February 24, 2018 Despite managing Arsenal since 1996, Arsene Wenger has never won the League Cup.  However, he has the chance to achieve that feat when Arsenal take on Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley, a match you can listen to LIVE on talkSPORT.  City boss Pep Guardiola is going…

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Carabao Cup final: Ranking every winner of the Alan Hardaker Trophy since 2000

Kompany was part of the defence that prevented an attacking Liverpool side from scoring more than the one goal they did at Wembley. Fernandinho opened the scoring for Man City but Philippe Coutinho equalised seven minutes from time. City ended up winning the resultant penalty shootout to claim victory in the tie. Kompany did little to suggest he was a worthy winner of the Alan Hardaker Trophy, though the final was a generally poor one. Saturday, February 24, 2018 Click here to stream Arsenal v Manchester City in the Carabao…

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Arsenal news: Arsene Wenger admits his side might be 'underdogs' for EFL Cup Final clash with Manchester City

Arsene Wenger has conceded his Arsenal side are the underdogs in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final but believes recent trophy successes can help them upset the odds to beat Manchester City. The Gunners will be the unfancied side at Wembley, despite winning three FA Cups in the past four years. Wenger’s men beat City in last season’s semi-final before going on to see off Chelsea as the Frenchman lifted a record seventh FA Cup as a manager. Given their superb season to date, City pose an altogether different test this time…

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Carabao Cup final 2018: Why the man of the match may be someone you least expect between Arsenal and Manchester City

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola Friday, February 23, 2018 YOU CAN LISTEN TO LIVE COMMENTARY OF THE CARABAO CUP FINAL BETWEEN ARSENAL AND MANCHESTER CITY LIVE ON TALKSPORT. The first major trophy of the English season will be won on Sunday as Arsene Wenger’s men take on Pep Guardiola’s side at Wembley. It promises to be an intriguing match with both sides on the end of shock losses in their last games, against Ostersund and Wigan respectively. A plethora of superstars will be on show in the…

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News: Heathrow eyes final expansion approval as growth continues

Heathrow grew at its fastest rate in five years in 2017, welcoming a record 78 million passengers, or 3.1 per cent more than the previous yearThe airport also continues to deliver for the UK, with a 10.2 per cent increase in cargo volumes. Close to £700 million was invested in the airport over the year, while services to Portland and Santiago were launched. John Holland-Kaye, chief executive of Heathrow, said: “Heathrow had a fantastic 2017 – welcoming a record 78 million passengers, giving our best service ever and offering better…

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