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N Korean arts delegation to visit South on Sunday: Seoul N Korean arts delegation to visit South on Sunday: Seoul
- January 20, 2018

IOC President Thomas Bach (centre), shakes hands with North Korea's National Olympic Committee president Kim Il Guk (left) and South Korea's Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Jong-Hwan Do (right) in Lausanne January 20, 2018. Pyongyang notified the neighboring country about that decision without offering any explanation, the South Korean Unification Ministry confirmed. A Realmeter poll released Thursday showed only 40.5 percent of South Koreans supported the joint march under a ... (more...)
Anthony Davis brilliant as Pelicans stun Celtics Anthony Davis brilliant as Pelicans stun Celtics
- January 20, 2018

Instead, Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry has another idea. I'm just really fortunate to be somewhat ambidextrous out there and when I'm out there trying to drive left and the ball isn't bouncing the way I would like it to or feel as comfortable as I would like, then that was a cause for concern on my end. (more...)
Arsenal 4 Crystal Palace 1 - Eagles demolished in north London Arsenal 4 Crystal Palace 1 - Eagles demolished in north London
- January 20, 2018

Luka Milivojević managed to net a consolation goal for the Eagles late on after converting a perfectly timed volley through bodies and beyond Petr Cech . Four minutes later it was 2-0 as a loose clearance was picked up by Monreal and his ball in from the left was converted from close range by the arriving Alex Iwobi . (more...)
Toronto Raptors take care of Spurs at home Toronto Raptors take care of Spurs at home
- January 20, 2018

The Toronto Raptors are making their way to the top of the Eastern Conference. This game actually looked like it was going to be a close one for a while. But San Antonio wouldn't get another shot attempt. Josh Jackson and Isaiah Canaan added 16 points apiece off the bench for Phoenix, which snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Nuggets that stretched back to November 20, 2015. (more...)
How should Chelsea line up against Brighton in Saturday's early kick-off? How should Chelsea line up against Brighton in Saturday's early kick-off?
- January 20, 2018

Simon Brotherton: "As it's not now used in the Premier League , at least we know it won't be VAR making the headlines at the Amex Stadium". Playing Chelsea will not be an easy task for the home side as they are no match for the quality and class of Chelsea and will rely heavily on their fans to give them a boost. (more...)
Dimitrov back on track in furnace Open Dimitrov back on track in furnace Open
- January 20, 2018

He will next face the victor of an intriguing night match which pits Australian Nick Kyrgios against French veteran Jo- Wilfried Tsonga . The 17th-seeded Kyrgios won the last five points after falling behind 5-2 in the tiebreaker. He will next play No. 24 Diego Schwartzman, who beat Aleksandr Dolgopolov 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-3, 6-3. Last year's French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko meanwhile faces a Baltic battle with Estonian dark horse Anett Kontaveit. (more...)
Gattis leaves Lions to join Alabama staff Gattis leaves Lions to join Alabama staff
- January 20, 2018

Alabama lost offensive coordinator Brian Daboll to the Buffalo Bills following its national championship victory, and Saban promoted receivers coach Mike Locksley to that position, which opened up the receivers coach job for Gattis. With the Lions having a few more spots to fill between now and the second signing period in February the timing is far from ideal. Gattis is also a talented recruiter and helped the Nittany Lions secure four consecutive Top 25 classes, including Top 15 classes in ... (more...)
Chelsea could be banned for two transfer windows Chelsea could be banned for two transfer windows
- January 20, 2018

Worldwide transfers are only permitted for players over the age of 18 - unless the player in question meets one of three qualifying criteria. A precedent has already been set, with Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid all given a two-window transfer ban for similar infringements although Real served only one after also going to CAS. (more...)
Landry takes narrow lead at La Quinta Landry takes narrow lead at La Quinta
- January 20, 2018

And Landry and five others in the top nine were headed up the hill to PGA West's once-feared, Pete Dye-designed Stadium Course for the weekend. Jon Rahm has missed a five-foot birdie putt to end the second round one stroke behind leader Andrew Landry at the CareerBuilder Challenge in Palm Springs. (more...)
Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem advance to third round of Australian Open Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem advance to third round of Australian Open
- January 20, 2018

In 2014, a ball boy and player fainted during a match, and organisers were criticised for allowing the tournament to continue. Sandgren had never won a match at a major event before this week, but has now beaten a three-time grand slam victor and will meet Maximilian Marterer - who ousted Fernando Verdasco in five sets - in round three. (more...)
Case Keenum Hilariously Jokes About NFC Championship Game Quarterbacks Case Keenum Hilariously Jokes About NFC Championship Game Quarterbacks
- January 20, 2018

The next year found in him Minnesota, where he played eight games. In October, Bradford injured his knee in a game against the Bears. Foles acknowledges Wentz's role in getting the Eagles into the playoffs on the field and says Wentz has continued to help after the injury. (more...)
Burnley v Manchester United Burnley v Manchester United
- January 20, 2018

The team might rank seventh in the standings, but they are five points behind Arsenal so they won't move up any further even if they defeat The Red Devils . They now sit 12 points behind Manchester City at the very same juncture. The clash with United will also represent a special milestone for Dyche , who will be managing his 100th Premier League game. (more...)
Puerto Rico, FEMA still at odds on terms of government loan Puerto Rico, FEMA still at odds on terms of government loan
- January 20, 2018

Several other Gulf Power employees have already been deployed in Puerto Rico, working to determine the damage and help develop a coordinated restoration plan. As of Thursday morning, about 17 percent of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority customers were still without electricity, and some residents were still without water. (more...)
Australian Open: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic into 4th round Australian Open: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic into 4th round
- January 20, 2018

Halep will next play Lauren Davis. American Madison Keys also reached the upcoming round after getting rid of Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-0, 6-1 in just 41 minutes. In the victory, Federer won 78 percent of his first serve points and 61 percent of his second serve points. Asked if he was like a gazelle, the 19-times Grand Slam tournament victor replied, "Maybe, maybe not". (more...)
'You are nothing': Aly Raisman confronts former doctor Larry Nassar 'You are nothing': Aly Raisman confronts former doctor Larry Nassar
- January 20, 2018

On Thursday, the judge started the hearing by saying Nassar had written a letter fearing that his mental health was not strong enough to sit and listen to a parade of victims. Blocks away at the state Capitol, three legislative leaders on Thursday called for Simon to resign or be fired by the board of trustees, joining a fourth leading legislator who had previously taken that stance. (more...)
Kyrgios withdraws from Australian Open doubles Kyrgios withdraws from Australian Open doubles
- January 20, 2018

No. 2 Roger Federer beat No. 29 Richard Gasquet 6-2, 7-5, 6-4; Chung Hyeon beat No. 4 Alexander Zverev 5-7, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-3, 6-0; No. 5 Dominic Thiem beat No. I met him after the match. The Estonian 32nd seed is into the last 16 at Melbourne Park for the first time after winning a rollercoaster match against the French Open champion 6-3, 1-6, 6-3. (more...)
Alexander Zverev crashes out from Australian Open Alexander Zverev crashes out from Australian Open
- January 20, 2018

Chung Hyeon is 2-0 against the Zverev family this week at Melbourne Park. Ranked 58, Chung finished strongly to oust the German 5-7, 7-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 in 3hr 22min on Rod Laver Arena and will face either Novak Djokovic or Albert Ramos-Vinolas in Monday's fourth round. (more...)
Michael Phelps Opens up About His Depression and Suicidal Thoughts Michael Phelps Opens up About His Depression and Suicidal Thoughts
- January 20, 2018

Michael Phelps admitted that being an Olympic gold medalist can get you down, and he has even contemplated suicide, . "I am extremely thankful that I did not take my life", he said. Other Olympic heroes have also battled with mental health problems, including Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe, who broke 22 world records and wrote in his 2012 autobiography that as well as considering suicide, he also planned ways and places to do it. (more...)
Manchester City v Newcastle United Odds Manchester City v Newcastle United Odds
- January 20, 2018

They have won only 6 games this season and are now placed 15th on the table, level on points with Brighton & Hove Albion with 23 points, but ahead only by virtue of goal difference. "But sometimes you have to do that, and I'm going to do whatever I have to do to help the team. We expect to get points there". It is a turbulent time for the Magpies, and it is hard to see how they will be able to turn their form around without some big purchases, especially as they have been so poor at St. (more...)
Tyson Fury free to box after successful interview with BBBofC Tyson Fury free to box after successful interview with BBBofC
- January 20, 2018

In December, UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) cleared Fury to return, after an absence of over two years, following his acceptance of a backdated two-year ban. Tyson Fury will have his boxing licence suspension lifted, the British Boxing Board of Control have confirmed. (more...)

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