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UPDATE 1-French ski patroller killed in Crans-Montana avalanche - Swiss police

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A French ski patroller has died from injuries after being caught in an avalanche in Switzerland, but rescuers have called off their search after finding no more casualties on the piste in Crans-Montana, police said on Wednesday. More »

 

Cricket-ICC hands UAE-based coach 10-year ban for corruption

Feb 20 (Reuters) - The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday it had banned United Arab Emirates-based coach Irfan Ansari from all cricket for 10 years after he was found guilty of corruption. More »

 

UPDATE 1-Soccer-City Football Group adds Chinese club to growing stable

Feb 20 (Reuters) - City Football Group (CFG) added a seventh soccer club to its growing stable on Wednesday with the announcement that it, along with UBTECH and China Sports Capital, has jointly purchased China League Two side Sichuan Jiuniu FC. More »

 

REFILE-Soccer-Guendouzi surprised by instant impact at Arsenal

Feb 20 (Reuters) - Matteo Guendouzi concedes few people would have heard of him before he arrived at Arsenal last year and that while he is surprised to have become a regular in the starting 11 so quickly he has already shown he brings something different to the team. More »

 

Top seed Thiem knocked out of Rio Open in first round

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Top seed Dominic Thiem was knocked out the Rio Open in the first round on Tuesday, going down 6-3, 6-3 to Laslo Djere, a result that gave the unheralded Serbian his first victory over a top 10 player in his career. More »

 

NHL roundup: Blues win record 11th straight

Ryan O'Reilly scored 34 seconds into overtime as the St. Louis Blues extended their winning streak to a franchise-record 11 games with a 3-2 victory over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night. More »

 

Report: Alabama to hire Applewhite as analyst

Major Applewhite, fired as Houston's head coach after last season, will join the Alabama staff as an analyst, AL.com reported Tuesday night. More »

 

Soccer-Herrera happy to do the hard yards at Man United

Feb 20 (Reuters) - Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matic have been working overtime in the Manchester United engine room of late but the duo are content to carry the load if it lets the attacking players focus on scoring goals, Herrera has said. More »

 

NHL roundup: Blues win record 11th straight

Ryan O'Reilly scored 34 seconds into overtime as the St. Louis Blues extended their winning streak to a franchise-record 11 games with a 3-2 victory over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night. More »

 

Top 25 roundup: No. 24 Maryland edge No. 21 Iowa

Bruno Fernando tipped in a missed shot with 7.8 seconds left to lift No. 24 Maryland to its first road win over a ranked team in more than 11 years, a 66-65 victory over No. 21 Iowa on Tuesday night in Iowa City. More »

 

UPDATE 1-N.Korea's Kim to travel to Vietnam by train, summit at Government Guesthouse - sources

HANOI, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to arrive by train for his summit in Hanoi next week with President Donald Trump, two sources with direct knowledge of security and logistics planning told Reuters on Wednesday. More »

 

Josi's two 3rd-period goals lift Predators past Stars

Roman Josi scored twice in the third period -- the deciding goal and clinching empty-netter -- and Ryan Ellis racked up three assists as the visiting Nashville Predators defeated the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Tuesday. More »

 

Soccer-Chelsea must stay calm to turn season around: Pedro

Feb 20 (Reuters) - Chelsea's season hangs in the balance after Monday's FA Cup exit but they must stay calm and recapture their best form in the next two games to turn things around, winger Pedro has said. More »

 

Coyotes top McDavid-less Oilers in shootout

Vinnie Hinostroza scored once and then netted the shootout winner as the visiting Arizona Coyotes claimed a 3-2 victory Tuesday night over the Edmonton Oilers, who were without star forward Connor McDavid because of illness. More »

 

Ducks beat Wild, inch closer to playoff position

Ryan Miller made 31 saves, and the visiting Anaheim Ducks pulled within three points of a playoff spot with a 4-0 win against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday in Saint Paul, Minn. More »

 

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