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Winter Olympics: Netherlands dominate 3000m speed skating Winter Olympics: Netherlands dominate 3000m speed skating
- February 11, 2018

Ireen Wust , the 2006 and 2014 champion, was 0.08sec behind to take silver, with Dutch Olympic trials victor Antoinette de Jong third in 4:00. The Dutch will be hoping for more speed skating clean sweeps at PyeongChang 2018, having recorded four in Russian Federation four years ago. (more...)
Patty Mills draws start for Spurs in place of Dejounte Murray (ankle)
- February 11, 2018

Are the host Golden State Warriors going to cover the spread tonight when they take on the San Antonio Spurs at 8:30PM ET? These two teams have only met once this season and it was the Warriors who cruised to a 112-92 win back on Nov 2, but while I have the Warriors winning once again, the Spurs have covered in each of their last four road games and I think that trend continues in this one. (more...)
Strong winds postpone men's downhill skiing during Winter Olympics Strong winds postpone men's downhill skiing during Winter Olympics
- February 11, 2018

The men's downhill, which was scheduled to take place at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday (11 a.m. Sunday in Korea), was postponed to February 15 while the men's super-G has been pushed to February 16 in Korea. "We kind of expected this downhill to be postponed due to wind, but at the same time the guys were charged up and ready to go", USA men's head coach Sasha Rearick said. (more...)
BAYERN MUNICH, Lewandowski: BAYERN MUNICH, Lewandowski: "Me joining Real Madrid? Same rumours, year by year"
- February 11, 2018

Real are now fourth in the table with 39 points after 21 games, and 19 points behind leaders Barcelona with a game in hand. Chelsea and Real Madrid , in particular, are in danger of seeing their seasons collapse in a whirl of disappointment with their respective managers Antonio Conte and Zinedine Zidane reportedly on the brink of being fired. (more...)
Kim Jong Un, Trump imitators booted from PyeongChang Stadium Kim Jong Un, Trump imitators booted from PyeongChang Stadium
- February 11, 2018

NBC's viewership peaked at 31.5 million when the USA team entered the stadium in South Korea . Some South Koreans have labelled the Games the "Pyongyang Olympics" in protest against the North's involvement, which will include fielding a joint North-South Korean women's ice hockey team. (more...)
Neymar to return against Toulouse, Emery confirms
- February 11, 2018

Because this game gives a lot of information in anticipation of the next Champions League game. Neymar's 19th Ligue 1 goal since joining PSG from Barcelona was a sign of why the French club made him the world's most expensive player, and after being rested for a midweek Coupe de France win at Sochaux, he was twice denied a late second by the woodwork. (more...)
Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation
- February 11, 2018

Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (top row, centre) applauds at the opening ceremony . "Then, and only then, will the world community consider negotiating and making changes in the sanctions regime that's placed on them today", Pence said after a meeting with Moon. (more...)
Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester bench for Manchester City visit Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester bench for Manchester City visit
- February 11, 2018

The Belgian tore Leicester apart with an unrivalled range of short and long passing and will take some catching in the contest for the Premier League's player of the year. Manchester United are set to battle it out with rivals Manchester City to secure the services of Leicester defender Harry Maguire . Sterling's glaring miss at Burnley last week was highlighted as the game-changer as the Clarets fought back to snatch a point. (more...)
Pence: US, Allies to 'Intensify' Campaign to End North Korea's Nuclear Program Pence: US, Allies to 'Intensify' Campaign to End North Korea's Nuclear Program
- February 11, 2018

The North Korean delegation arrived in the South on Kim's private plane on Friday via Incheon worldwide airport to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyongchang Winter Olympics where Seoul and Pyongyang are represented by joint teams. (more...)
Results: First gold medal of Olympics awarded in PyeongChang Results: First gold medal of Olympics awarded in PyeongChang
- February 11, 2018

While she seemed unmoved with that former distinction about the 11 medals and whatnot, saying she'd just see "how many medals I have" once she gets home, the latter did matter. "It was really cool being seconds away from a medal, and seeing it right there", Diggins said. Kalla made her break midway through the last of the four laps, leaving Bjoergen to battle Parmakoski and Swede Ebba Andersson for the podium places. (more...)
U.S. wins first medal in 2018 Winter Olympics U.S. wins first medal in 2018 Winter Olympics
- February 11, 2018

The U.S.is finally on the board in PyeongChang, and it's thanks to a 17-year-old. Canadians Max Parrott and Mark McMorris took silver and bronze respectively. Redmond Gerard of the US celebrates after the men's slopestyle snowboarding finals in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 11, 2018 . In Sochi, American Sage Kotsenburg was the surprise victor. (more...)
Nicholson qualifies for Olympic slopestyle finals Nicholson qualifies for Olympic slopestyle finals
- February 11, 2018

McMorris fell in his final trip down the course. The Canadian team came into Sunday's final with fully a third of the 12 available spots. Parrot, who led through qualifying, bobbled on the last jump of his first and second runs but pulled off a clean run on his last chance to win silver. (more...)
Olympics-Joint Korean march gave me goosebumps, says IOC boss Olympics-Joint Korean march gave me goosebumps, says IOC boss
- February 11, 2018

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is watching a joint Korean hockey team's historic first match against Switzerland at the Olympics with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The invitation, reports Reuters, was delivered by Kim Yo Jong, and has been "practically" accepted by Moon. Overnights for Pyeongchang also topped the opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio Summer games, which brought in a 16.5 and were the lowest overnight rating for a summer Olympics opening ... (more...)
Virginia Tech stuns No. 2 Virginia for road upset Virginia Tech stuns No. 2 Virginia for road upset
- February 11, 2018

Tech, which shot 43 percent from the floor, was led by Robinson's 20 points. The over/under total for the game is listed at 129.5 points. He connected on a layup, got fouled in the process by Jerome and made the ensuing free throw. Neither team would have much success scoring in the next few minutes. Hall had 16 points and De'Andre Hunter added 14 for UVA. A three-point shooting bonanza dominated play in the opening half. (more...)
PM Modi meets President Abbas on historic visit to Palestine: See pics PM Modi meets President Abbas on historic visit to Palestine: See pics
- February 11, 2018

Prime Minister took a chopper's ride from Jordanian capital Amman to Ramallah in West Bank, the headquarters of Palestinian Authority. Only diplomacy and farsightedness can set free from violence and baggage of the past. Soon after his arrival, Modi visited the Mausoleum of in and laid a wreath at the grave of the iconic Palestinian leader. After the event, Modi will visit the Grand Mosque which is the main mosque in the Sultanate of Oman and has a historical connection with India. (more...)
Kim Jong-un invites South Korea's President to Pyongyang Kim Jong-un invites South Korea's President to Pyongyang
- February 11, 2018

South Korea's Kim Yuna thought she had seen and done it all during her stellar figure skating career, but lighting the Olympic cauldron as the final torchbearer of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics took her breath away. Who is Kim Yo-jong? He supported Pence's moves to meet with North Korean defectors, paying respects at a memorial to 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 torpedo attack blamed on the North. (more...)
EPL: Kane scores as Tottenham beat Arsenal in derby battle EPL: Kane scores as Tottenham beat Arsenal in derby battle
- February 11, 2018

However, the tactical battle which unfolded in the early exchanges gave little in the way of clear cut chances to either side as a disciplined Arsenal outfit kept Tottenham at bay as the home side started to pile on the pressure. Cech had to be at his best again moments later to tip over an Eriksen free-kick curling towards the top corner. The hosts had plenty of chances to add to their lead but Kane put a free header wide and had a fierce shot saved by Petr Cech while the Arsenal goalkeeper ... (more...)
Coleman left Everton game with injury Coleman left Everton game with injury
- February 11, 2018

Sigurdsson found himself with the chance to try his luck from 25 yards and the ball was deflected in from 25 yards. It was then the turn of Sorloth, who had been played in an unnatural wide-left position, to get an effort at goal as he rose highest in the box from a Patrick van Aanholt ball in, the new signing denied a debut goal by a good Jordan Pickford save. (more...)
Why LeBron James Likes New Look Of Cavs After Series Of Trades Why LeBron James Likes New Look Of Cavs After Series Of Trades
- February 11, 2018

So, on the day of the trade deadline , general manager Koby Altman made not one, not two, but three deals to bring in new talent and ship off players who didn't excel alongside James. Yes, it is possible this trade gets LBJ to California. While Magic Johnson has gone on record in saying "It's not about starting, it's about how many minutes you get". (more...)
Jose Mourinho still searching for first win at St James' Park Jose Mourinho still searching for first win at St James' Park
- February 11, 2018

But I have seen Burnley , West Ham, Stoke, Leicester - a lot of teams playing defensive against Manchester City ", he told the assembled press at his weekly press conference. Their Champions League duels will live long in the memory, but nowadays one manager is hoping to avoid losing any more distance on the league leaders as the other looks to avoid the drop amid background tension. (more...)

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