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  • Ice hockey - Team Europe stun Sweden in OT to reach World Cup final

    Ice hockey - Team Europe stun Sweden in OT to reach World Cup final

    By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - Team Europe extended their unthinkable run at the World Cup of Hockey with a stunning 3-2 overtime win over favoured Sweden on Sunday to earn a surprise berth in the best-of three final against hosts Canada. Nobody thought we could make it to the finals and we did it," said Team Europe's Slovenian captain Anze Kopitar. Team Europe were created solely for the 2016 World Cup in a bid to avoid lopsided results that would likely have occurred had the next best European team after Russia, Sweden, Finland and the Czech Republic been included. More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Local candidate killed in Rio suburb, highlighting crime woes

    By Paulo Prada RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A candidate for town council in upcoming municipal elections was shot to death in a Rio de Janeiro suburb on Sunday, the latest in a wave of killings of local politicians in the city's outskirts in recent months. The fatal shooting, which coincided with an increase in violent crime in the Brazilian metropolis despite the mostly safe staging of the Olympic Games in August, took place shortly after the candidate, seeking a council seat in the town of Itaboraí, attended a campaign event a week before municipal elections. Rio's military police force, which confirmed the shooting in a statement, declined to give the victim's name, but local media identified the slain candidate as José Ricardo Guimarães, 49. More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Olympic golden couple Jason Kenny and Laura Trott marry in secret

    Gold Olympic medallists Jason Kenny, 28, and Laura Trott, 24, have secretly married in a private ceremony in Cheshire. Kenny uploaded a photo on Twitter of Trott and captioned it: " Good Morning Mrs Kenny." The pair married on Saturday, 24 September. Trott won two gold medals in the Rio 2016 Olympics, one in the women's Omnium and the other in the women's team pursuit cycling events. More »

    International Business Times - 11 hours ago
  • Laura Trott and Jason Kenny have got married and it'll make your heart melt

    Laura Trott and Jason Kenny have got married and it'll make your heart melt

    Now we have to think of their power couple name: Trotty? Kennott? More »

    SNAPPA Sports - 12 hours ago
  • LaLiga: Neymar Performs Generous Fan Act at Sporting Gijon to Uphold Barca Tradition

    LaLiga: Neymar Performs Generous Fan Act at Sporting Gijon to Uphold Barca Tradition

    Brazilian forward Neymar maintained Barcelona's 'More Than A club' tradition when he performed a true act of generosity after his side's game on Saturday. More »

    90Min - 14 hours ago