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South Korea Displays Technological Prowess At Opening Ceremony Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics South Korea Displays Technological Prowess At Opening Ceremony Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics
- February 11, 2018

USA vice-president Mike Pence, who has described North Korea as the world's most tyrannical regime, spoke with Moon on Thursday ahead of the opening ceremony in the mountain resort of Pyeongchang, just 80km (50 miles) from the heavily armed border with the reclusive North. (more...)
Nassar Despatched to Most-Safety Federal Jail in Tucson Nassar Despatched to Most-Safety Federal Jail in Tucson
- February 11, 2018

Disgraced United States Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar is now in federal custody. This is following stays in Eaton County jail and most recently, the Milan Federal Correctional Institution near Ann Arbor, Mich . His serial sexual abuse of girls and young women has shaken Michigan State University and elite sports associations. On January 24, 2018, Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years after pleading guilty to seven counts of sexual assault of minors. (more...)
Harry Kane's header gives Tottenham a win over Arsenal Harry Kane's header gives Tottenham a win over Arsenal
- February 11, 2018

Arsenal nearly snatched a point at the death, but substitute Alexandre Lacazette fired wide, and in truth, the margin of victory should have been greater, as Spurs wasted several chances to double their advantage in front of a crowd of 83,222. (more...)
Mourinho: Pogba can become complete midfielder at Man United Mourinho: Pogba can become complete midfielder at Man United
- February 11, 2018

Mourinho appeared to question Wayne Rooney's assessment of where Pogba can best operate. He can do a bit of everything really well. "(Rafa) Benitez knows how to get points so I think it is going to be hard". I heard it for the first time in 2004 when I arrived. For me, with my Portuguese and trying to translate to the English, I just think midfield players. (more...)
Darvish Inks Deal With the Chicago Cubs Darvish Inks Deal With the Chicago Cubs
- February 11, 2018

With incentives, including winning multiple Cy Young awards, Darvish could earn up to $150 million, according to The Athletic . The Cubs had been considered the clear favorite for Darvish, despite a late start on courting him. But he had a miserable World Series as L.A. fell to the Astros in seven games. The Dodgers fell behind 5-0 in the finale and never rebounded. Like a slew of other teams, the Cubs didn't meet with Darvish until after they realized his initial price tag wasn't going ... (more...)
Chelsea star drops massive hint of Real Madrid return Chelsea star drops massive hint of Real Madrid return
- February 11, 2018

The Spaniard had initial troubles with his back three weeks ago and the injury took a tool over him when he had to leave the pitch in the FA Cup clash against Norwich. Conte's team, now fourth in the table, have endured a torrid spell, losing 3-0 at home to Bournemouth before being beaten 4-1 at Watford . The Blues have some big matches around the corner, including the two Manchester clubs, City and United, back-to-back along with Barcelona in the Champions League. (more...)
Wellinger takes gold on normal hill Wellinger takes gold on normal hill
- February 11, 2018

USA ski jumpers Kevin Bickner, 21, of Wauconda, Casey Larson, 19, of Barrington and Michael Glasder, 28, of Cary each qualified for Saturday's final in the normal hill event with top-50 finishes in Thursday's qualifying round. "So then I can basically stop feeling my feet a few more times if that keeps happening". Freitag's jump of 102.5 meters was only enough for ninth place and there was disappointment for Poland's Kamil Stoch, seeking to become the first man to defend the title, who ... (more...)
Kasur rape and murder
- February 10, 2018

The CM referred to him as a "serial killer" while speaking about the latter's role in the rape and murders of seven other girls in Kasur in recent years. To this, the judge asked whether the suspect had recorded his confessional statement to which the prosecutor nodded in the negative. The court asked Imran's counsel to abandon his all other engagements as the court will hold the trial on daily basis as per directions of the Lahore High Court. (more...)
Tottenham 1 Arsenal 0: Kane settles derby to lift Spurs into third Tottenham 1 Arsenal 0: Kane settles derby to lift Spurs into third
- February 10, 2018

The home side needed only four minutes of the second half to take the lead, Kane leaping superbly to meet a fine Ben Davies cross and steer his header wide of Cech. The Gunners nearly snatched an equaliser in the final minutes of second-half stoppage time but Lacazette sent his low strike wide of the target as Spurs held on for the win. (more...)
Chase Carey: 'Formula 1 will still feature pretty girls' Chase Carey: 'Formula 1 will still feature pretty girls'
- February 10, 2018

Formula One recently axed the appearance of "grid girls" at races in attempts to project a new image that aligned better with "modern day societal norms". And again, if you left it to me, I liked it. "I don't think you can just be stubborn". In the interview, Carey told the Telegraph that he believed the sport had not delivered what it should have in recent years, but was confident Formula One would produce a "fresh energy and momentum" going forward. (more...)
Batshuayi strikes again for Dortmund as Reus returns Batshuayi strikes again for Dortmund as Reus returns
- February 10, 2018

However, the Germany forward was unable to inspire Dortmund in a lackluster first half. And he did just that soon after the break by sliding in to meet a Christian Pulisic cross for his third goal in two games for his new club. It was the Austrian midfielder's first Bundesliga goal, and Hertha's first goal away from home this year. Salomon Kalou took advantage of a mistake from Jonathan Tah to make it 2-0 early in the second half, and Hertha held on to consolidate its midtable place. (more...)
Sami Khedira: Harry Kane Sami Khedira: Harry Kane "the most complete striker" around
- February 10, 2018

The English striker scored 32 goals in 33 games this season as he will be hard to cover. I watched them against Liverpool and Arsenal . A hat-trick against APOEL was coupled with three goals in two games against Borussia Dortmund to help Spurs top their group ahead of Real Madrid . (more...)
Pistons' win streak clipped by Griffin's former team Pistons' win streak clipped by Griffin's former team
- February 10, 2018

Drummond had 10 rebounds in the first quarter and 11 points in the last 5:36 to help Detroit win for the third time in four games. "With the style Doc (coach Rivers) has put into place, we got some pretty solid pieces and we have shown that in the last few games". (more...)
At Winter Games opening ceremony, a message of peace At Winter Games opening ceremony, a message of peace
- February 10, 2018

Hundreds of anti-North Korea protesters scuffled with riot police hours not far from the main stadium before the opening ceremony was due to begin. Shivering athletes and spectators are bracing for one of the coldest Winter Olympics on record, with real-feel temperatures plumbing minus 10C at the opening ceremony .Japan's speed skaters are among the athletes who decided it was too cold to courageous the open-air ceremony, while organisers handed out heat packs, blankets and hats to ... (more...)
US Soccer Votes Against Change, Elects Carlos Cordeiro As President US Soccer Votes Against Change, Elects Carlos Cordeiro As President
- February 10, 2018

Saturday morning, Grant Wahl reported that the Athletes Council , which controls 20 percent of the overall vote, would vote as a bloc for Carlos Cordeiro , making him the favorite along with Kathy Carter , who reportedly secured the votes of all NWSL delegates (4.8 percent of the total vote) Friday night. (more...)
Swansea City 1 Burnley 0: Ki unlocks Clarets defence Swansea City 1 Burnley 0: Ki unlocks Clarets defence
- February 10, 2018

The victory moved Swansea up to 15th in the table, two points clear of the bottom three, and extended their unbeaten run to nine matches in all competitions. "We put in Andre Ayew, Tammy Abraham, we had three attackers in the middle". Swansea City skipper Angel Rangel could require surgery for an abductor muscle injury and faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines, manager Carlos Carvalhal said. (more...)
Bulls G Dunn out of concussion protocol Bulls G Dunn out of concussion protocol
- February 10, 2018

However, LaVine isn't almost the only Bull reuniting with his former team as point guard Kris Dunn has come into his own with Chicago this season, as he's averaging 13.7 points, 6.4 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game . Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau, who previously coached the Bulls, said the grind is all part of part of National Basketball Association life. We all talked about it in the locker room, messing around: 'One day, one of us is going to be on a different team.' It was me and ... (more...)
Boston Celtics buyout candidate Joe Johnson reportedly to sign with Houston Rockets Boston Celtics buyout candidate Joe Johnson reportedly to sign with Houston Rockets
- February 10, 2018

Johnson has averaged 7.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 32 games this season. The Jazz were able to include Johnson in the deal that brought Jae Crowder to the Jazz. His low 3-point percentage this year is likely due to a wrist injury that caused him to miss over a month earlier this season. The Rockets have the second-best record in the National Basketball Association, 1/2 game in back of Golden State, while the Celts have slid 1/2-game behind Toronto for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. (more...)
Radio host suspended for using stereotyped Asian accent Radio host suspended for using stereotyped Asian accent
- February 10, 2018

The con artist told Borges that Brady, in light of the five-year, $137.5 million contract signed by former Patriots backup Jimmy Garoppolo with the 49ers, wanted a better deal and was willing to sit out offseason team activities until he got one. (more...)
Must-See Moments From the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics Opening Ceremony Must-See Moments From the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics Opening Ceremony
- February 10, 2018

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir lead the Canadian delegation during the Parade of Athletes at the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The moment reportedly occurred moments after North and South Korea marched into the stadium under one flag . North Korean state media said Thursday there was no intention on the North Korean side for such talks to take place. (more...)

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