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India might not host Champions Trophy 2021 India might not host Champions Trophy 2021
- February 10, 2018

We met International Cricket Council (ICC ) CEO David Richardson requesting him to affiliate World Blind Cricket Ltd with cricket's global parent body. "The new model will see Ireland and Afghanistan each receiving a percentage of the projected surplus, amounting under current projections to approximately $40m each over the course of the current eight-year commercial rights cycle", ICC stated. (more...)
Swedish Cross-Country Skier Charlotte Kalla Wins 1st Gold at PyeongChang Swedish Cross-Country Skier Charlotte Kalla Wins 1st Gold at PyeongChang
- February 10, 2018

The win confirms her place as Sweden's most successful female cross-country skier at the Olympics. In the previous two Olympics, she has won three golds in each, including gold in this very event four years ago in Sochi. Kalla came first in a time of 40 minutes and 44.9 seconds in the discipline which combines 7.5 km classic and 7.5 km freestyle skiing. Afterwards, the festivities continued when R&B vocalist Insooni - the voice of the Olympic Torch Relay song Let Everyone Shine - performed ... (more...)
Amazon will reportedly launch delivery service to compete with UPS and FedEx Amazon will reportedly launch delivery service to compete with UPS and FedEx
- February 10, 2018

Moreover, Oppenheimer & has 0.1% invested in FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) for 17,177 shares. The hedge fund held 10,349 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.05M, up from 9,839 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Olympics: Mike Pence doesn't stand for Korea, skips meal with North Koreans Olympics: Mike Pence doesn't stand for Korea, skips meal with North Koreans
- February 10, 2018

On arrival, Kim Yo Jong smiled as a group of South Korean officials, including Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, greeted her and the rest of the delegates at a meeting room at Incheon International Airport. A special train had been prepared just for the visitors, a Blue House pool report said. "I think any opportunity we have to celebrate the men and women of the armed forces of the United States is a great day", Pence said, supporting Trump's request to plan a military parade. (more...)
More athletes from Russian Federation may make it to Olympics More athletes from Russian Federation may make it to Olympics
- February 10, 2018

They request that CAS overturn the IOC decision and allow them to participate in these Games as Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation. The Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR) will compete under the Olympic flag and the Olympic anthem will be played at any medal ceremonies they feature in. (more...)
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators thrown out of Olympics Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators thrown out of Olympics
- February 10, 2018

Then the air was filled with a well-known ballad of sorrow and separation. "I've never seen an Olympics firsthand, so I'm looking forward to the opening ceremony because that's always impressive". "This is one step closer to peace", said John Kwon, an American-born Korean man. Kim and Guterres attended a dinner ahead of the opening of the Olympics. (more...)
This Isaiah Thomas-Cavs 'Tribute Video' Is Hilarious, Incredibly Sad This Isaiah Thomas-Cavs 'Tribute Video' Is Hilarious, Incredibly Sad
- February 10, 2018

The New York Knicks (23-32) and Los Angeles Lakers (22-31) still top the list, with New York into their third consecutive year at No. 1. It's a scenario the Lakers have been gaming out for over a year. "I've always felt like that's where his heart and his mind was and I think it's going to be great for him". We've got to do better. "The fact that he made a decision to come off the bench in Cleveland has minimized and also limited his opportunities to do certain things that he has always ... (more...)
US VP skips Olympic dinner to snub North Korean officials US VP skips Olympic dinner to snub North Korean officials
- February 10, 2018

Dark chocolate tempered in the shape of barbed wire lay over a map of the Korean peninsula rendered in thin blue chocolate, a representation of the heavily militarised border that separates Games host South Korea and its old enemy in the North. (more...)
Shahid Afridi wins hearts of Indian fans with an fantastic gesture Shahid Afridi wins hearts of Indian fans with an fantastic gesture
- February 10, 2018

Afridi also mentioned that Virat Kohli has always shown respect and even signed a jersey for his foundation which aims to provide clean drinking water to the weaker sections of the society. "I believe as cricketers we can set examples of how the relationship between individuals can be a template for the relationship between countries". (more...)
Morgan out, England bat first Morgan out, England bat first
- February 10, 2018

The tri-series shifts to Wellington on Tuesday when New Zealand hosts England . But selectors have opted to stick with the bowling attack that orchestrated a stunning England collapse of 7-43. New Zealand squad: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Anaru Kitchen, Colin Munro, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Ben Wheeler. (more...)
Chelsea ace Hazard: Morata a little hurt, but he's happy in London Chelsea ace Hazard: Morata a little hurt, but he's happy in London
- February 10, 2018

Conte, meanwhile, has suggested Morata could be out for the rest of the season. The Spaniard, who has 12 goals to his name this season, has missed the last five games with a back injury. "Now I think this is not important to say "we could have done this" or "we should have done that", the Italian manager said. I don't know how long he will be out. (more...)
Spinners strike as Sri Lanka begin victory push Spinners strike as Sri Lanka begin victory push
- February 10, 2018

Dananjaya returned figures of 5-24 while left-arm spinner Herath had 4-49 and Perera 1-32. Earlier on Saturday, Sri Lanka ended their second innings on 226, adding to their 222 from the first innings. Roshen Silva remained unbeaten on 70, adding 48 runs with fellow overnight batsman Suranga Lakmal for the ninth wicket to extend their lead on a hard pitch at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. (more...)
Cops: NBA player arrested after going 73 miles per hour over speed limit Cops: NBA player arrested after going 73 miles per hour over speed limit
- February 10, 2018

Bembry, 23, and another vehicle were reportedly speeding on I-85 around 12:20 a.m. early Friday morning. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bembry is suspected of racing another vehicle in his Dodge Charger at speeds in excess of 150 miles per hour on Interstate 85. (more...)
BSE, NSE to stop licensing index, stock prices to foreign exchanges BSE, NSE to stop licensing index, stock prices to foreign exchanges
- February 10, 2018

This move will hit derivatives tied to the Nifty50 and S&P BSE Sensex, but not to exchange-traded funds (ETFs). With volumes in derivatives trading based on Indian indices and securities reaching large proportions in some of the foreign jurisdictions and resulting in migration of liquidity from India , domestic bourses - BSE, NSE and Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India (MSEI) - have decided not to allow trading of their indices on foreign bourses. (more...)
Ronaldo, Madrid deliver in big games - Emery Ronaldo, Madrid deliver in big games - Emery
- February 10, 2018

Everyone should be grateful". "Right now, Real Madrid are the best team in the world, in terms of the number of trophies they've won and the fact that they have the best players", he told a news conference Friday. "They have those kinds of players and we do too". Ronaldo seemingly having personal interests in the name of Neymar in PSG, maintained his support for his team Madrid and said he looked forward to the display of good football in the encounter hoping for the best team to win. (more...)
Fireworks as opening ceremony starts for Pyeongchang Olympics Fireworks as opening ceremony starts for Pyeongchang Olympics
- February 10, 2018

The two nations have marched together at an Olympics but this time have taken the extraordinary step of combining on the composition of the women's hockey team. The Koreas are technically at war because the Korean War ended in 1953 with an armistice, not a peace treaty. Since then, the two Koreas have gone on starkly different paths, in terms of their political systems and economies. (more...)
Olympics Opening Ceremony (SPOILERS): A unified Korea, oiled-up Tongan, fake Trump Olympics Opening Ceremony (SPOILERS): A unified Korea, oiled-up Tongan, fake Trump
- February 10, 2018

Prior to the ceremony, Mr. Pence stayed only five minutes at a dinner arranged by President Moon, with a guest list that included North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong-nam. Whether the 2018 Winter games can command a more positive narrative and stronger legacy remains to be seen. Could it really be US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un? Jong-un has claimed that "the entire mainland of the USA is within the range of our nuclear weapons and the nuclear button ... (more...)
Gronk considers an acting career Gronk considers an acting career
- February 10, 2018

The outlet reports that Gronk is considering the possibility after Sylvester Stallone and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson told him that he could make millions doing acting films. "I don't know how you heard that, but I mean I'm definitely gonna look at my future for sure", Gronkowski said. Rumors have been running rampant about Gronkowski flirting with the idea of ending his playing career in the NFL. (more...)
Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress
- February 10, 2018

If they want to stay up until 3:00 a.m., I'm happy to do it for the fiscal solvency", he said. Democrats saw their prospects rise past year amid opposition to President Donald Trump and GOP health care and tax plans. House Democrats said Pelosi appealed to members to vote against the budget bill if Ryan did not provide a stronger commitment on immigration, though leaders did not formally whip the vote. (more...)
Grizzlies to buy out Brandan Wright, he will sign with Rockets Grizzlies to buy out Brandan Wright, he will sign with Rockets
- February 10, 2018

With it being reported Friday evening that forward/center Brandan Wright and the Memphis Grizzlies were negotiating a buyout of his contract, it was also reported that Wright will be staying in the Southwest Division. If he does sign with Houston, he would serve as frontcourt depth behind Clint Capela , Ryan Anderson, and Nene Hilario. Having played for a total of six franchises, Wright is averaging 7.0 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in his National Basketball Association career. (more...)

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