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Liverpool's Lallana in contention to face old club Southampton Liverpool's Lallana in contention to face old club Southampton
- February 09, 2018

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has warned Virgil van Dijk to expect a hostile reception from Southampton supporters when he returns to his former club this weekend. "Maybe we should have our scouting department down there", he said, insisting that all the recruits, including 75 million pound ($104 million) defender Virgil van Dijk , have been fully integrated. (more...)
Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected
- February 09, 2018

The IOC had banned Russia and the Russian Olympic Committee after the fallout of the doping scandal, but it invited 169 pre-screened Russians to compete at PyeongChang under the Olympic flag as neutrals. The IOC earlier suspended the ROC based on the reports released by the Oswald Commission and another IOC commission, headed by former Switzerland President Samuel Schmid, banning the national team from participating in the 2018 Olympic Games. (more...)
Aubameyang out to emulate Henry at Arsenal Aubameyang out to emulate Henry at Arsenal
- February 09, 2018

The French striker has signed an 18-month deal at Stamford Bridge, where he will provide much-needed competition for Alvaro Morata . Olivier Giroud could leave Arsenal as a result of Aubameyang's arrival. Mkhitaryan welcomed Aubameyang in a video message on Arsenal's Twitter feed. The Gabon worldwide will be reunited at the Emirates Stadium with former Dortmund teammate Mkhitaryan - a tweet on Arsenal's Twitter account pictured the two players together with the message "Friends reunited". (more...)
It's not too cold for the shirtless Tongan flagbearer It's not too cold for the shirtless Tongan flagbearer
- February 09, 2018

Well, he's back - in the Winter Olympics in South Korea and he did not disappoint. Tonga's bare-chested flag-bearer for their one-man Winter Olympics team was given a warm reception by the crowd in sub-zero temperatures at the Opening Ceremony on Friday. (more...)
Russian athletes have appeal to compete in Winter Olympics dismissed Russian athletes have appeal to compete in Winter Olympics dismissed
- February 09, 2018

The Russian team is formally banned, so they would have to compete as "Olympic Athletes from Russia " in neutral uniforms under the Olympic flag. The IOC also banned 43 Russians for life from the Olympics following a further inquiry. Speaker of the Russian parliament's lower chamber, Vyacheslav Volodin, said that the proposal to make an official statement would be discussed by Duma deputies during the Friday's plenary meeting. (more...)
Last ditch Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected Last ditch Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected
- February 09, 2018

Earlier, Moon warmly greeted North Korea's 90-year-old nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam , as they attended the VIP reception. The delegation's trip is the diplomatic high point of a Games-driven rapprochement between the two Koreas, with the dovish Moon pushing a "peace Olympics " that will open a door for dialogue to alleviate tensions and seek to persuade Pyongyang to give up its atomic ambitions. (more...)
Chelsea ace Hazard defends Conte: Still can be successful season Chelsea ace Hazard defends Conte: Still can be successful season
- February 09, 2018

The Los Blancos are now struggling this campaign, languishing 4 in the La Liga table with only the Champions League to contend for. "This season for us is maybe not the same as past year, of course, and they are obviously very good", Hazard said. (more...)
Lewandowski growing exhausted of Real Madrid transfer chatter Lewandowski growing exhausted of Real Madrid transfer chatter
- February 09, 2018

After spending four years with the Catalan club, the forward left Camp Nou and completed a switch to Parc des Princes for a world-record fee of €222m (£200m, $262m) last summer. The 19-year-old was sent off after catching Ismaila Sarr with a crude challenge in the second half of PSG's 3-2 win at Roazhon Park. "This is a semi-final, not last 16". (more...)
Leicester fine Mahrez £240000 Leicester fine Mahrez £240000
- February 09, 2018

But we will see. Though Leicester are determined to handle a delicate situation carefully, the hierarchy has decided that Mahrez will be hit in the pocket with a fine of two weeks' wages. 'I hope Riyad can get his head right and to come back with us, to hard work, to see for him the best way is to come back and enjoy his football. He loves football, he loves his relationship with his team-mates, he enjoys his football. (more...)
Eagles center Jason Kelce's rant highlights Super Bowl parade Eagles center Jason Kelce's rant highlights Super Bowl parade
- February 09, 2018

NJ.com has your back, with a social media essay capturing the essence of the celebration from beginning to end. Bundled up against freezing winds, some fans from New Jersey walked across the almost 2-mile long Benjamin Franklin Bridge just to get into the city. (more...)
Pulisic admits Man United support amid interest Pulisic admits Man United support amid interest
- February 09, 2018

The 19-year-old is now an important first team player at the German outfit having made 26 appearances in all competitions so far this season while he's also got 9 goals in 20 caps for the United States national team. In an interview with ESPN he was asked whether or not he was a United supporter growing up, and his response: "Yeah, I was". "Yeah, I was. I was definitely a big fan". (more...)
Rodney Hood says he expects, and reportedly welcomes, Jazz to trade him Rodney Hood says he expects, and reportedly welcomes, Jazz to trade him
- February 09, 2018

To complete the deal, former Jazzman George Hill was sent to the Cavs and Iman Shumpert will reportedly join the Kings . In case you need to catch your breath, the Cavaliers are making serious moves and they still have the Brooklyn Nets first round pick. (more...)
Cape Town ODI: SA win toss, put India in to bat Cape Town ODI: SA win toss, put India in to bat
- February 09, 2018

What India's spinners have done particularly well is prevent South Africa from coming at them, like they would like to do, by holding back their lengths. It is notable that India have never won an ODI series against South Africa in their own backyard. They came into the series as the Number 1 ODI side, expecting to compete dominantly in the series, and are now going down the barrel, losing 3 games on the trot. (more...)
Winter Olympics: 60 Russians make last-minute appeals to CAS for participation Winter Olympics: 60 Russians make last-minute appeals to CAS for participation
- February 09, 2018

A CAS source told TASS that a hearing into cases of all 32 applicants will be held on Wednesday. Bartsch said that they presented arguments proving that the specified athletes are clean . "We can't comment on what just happened at the panel". Along with An, the six-time short-track Olympic champion, the group includes Sochi 2014 biathlon gold medallist Anton Shipulin and Sergei Ustyugov, a cross-country skiing world champion. (more...)
Cavs send Thomas, Frye to LA in trade with Lakers Cavs send Thomas, Frye to LA in trade with Lakers
- February 09, 2018

CLEVELAND Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas has joined the Los Angeles Lakers in a deadline trade which could pave the way for a possible bid to lure LeBron James to California. On Wednesday, Thomas said he didn't want to be traded, but also that he wanted to play "where I'm wanted". Interesting moves for both teams. The Cavs had been in numerous trade conversations to improve a roster that could be running out of time to contend for a title. (more...)
Arsene Wenger dismisses accusations over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's commitment Arsene Wenger dismisses accusations over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's commitment
- February 09, 2018

That will have to be done without Aubameyang, who had frequently been the subject of transfer rumours until Arsenal set a club record with a £56 million move for the Gabon worldwide. "As soon as Arsenal get solid at the back, they will be a force, don't worry about that!" Asked whether he is anxious about Watzke's accusations over Aubameyang's character, the Arsenal boss said in a press conference: " I don't think so ". (more...)
Cavaliers blow up roster - and internet, too Cavaliers blow up roster - and internet, too
- February 09, 2018

Koby Altman said the Cleveland Cavaliers "were marching a slow death" prior to the NBA's trade deadline as Isaiah Thomas and Dwyane Wade departed the franchise. Who knows what else the Cavs have under their sleeves with less than an hour left for the trade deadline. Did it fit? Did it work? They'll receive guard George Hill from the Kings in exchange for guard Iman Shumpert . (more...)
Tottenham should be fearful of Mkhitaryan-Aubameyang combination Tottenham should be fearful of Mkhitaryan-Aubameyang combination
- February 09, 2018

Spurs, meanwhile, have not lost since their 4-1 thrashing at Manchester City in December and beat Manchester United in their last Premier League fixture at Wembley. The pair have already started to regenerate their old partnership, with Mkhitaryan grabbing three assists on his home debut, including setting up Aubameyang for his first goal for the Gunners. (more...)
After Larry Nassar sentencing, U.S. swimming coach in new sex abuse row After Larry Nassar sentencing, U.S. swimming coach in new sex abuse row
- February 09, 2018

According to the Times, the statement said Hutchison and Kukors were involved in a "committed relationship". She says Hutchison was partly why she retired in 2010. Hutchison would not comment further. USA Swimming said in a statement Thursday that Kukors' public statement this week marked the first time it "learned of the allegations that Sean Hutchison sexually abused Ariana when she was a minor". (more...)
What Team Will LeBron James Play for in 2018-19? What Team Will LeBron James Play for in 2018-19?
- February 09, 2018

With the win, the Cavaliers will try to turn around their recent skid - they had lost 13 of 19 games heading into Wednesday night, and tensions within the team had been rising . MIAMI - James Harden scored 41 points and Houston beat Miami for its sixth straight victory and 10th in 11 games. "I was just trying not to turn the ball over", Green said. (more...)
Care 'honoured' ahead of record-breaking game Care 'honoured' ahead of record-breaking game
- February 09, 2018

But Evans insists Wales have no fear and can become the first side to beat England on home soil since Jones became head coach. While the resounding manner of Wales' victory over Scotland caught all by surprise, England's 46-15 triumph over Italy was the minimum expected from a side seeking its third consecutive Six Nations title. (more...)
Jay Rodriguez takes to social media to respond to FA charge Jay Rodriguez takes to social media to respond to FA charge
- February 09, 2018

West Bromwich striker Jay Rodriguez charged for alleged racial abuse of Gaetan Bong during game vs Brighton on January 13. Bong elaborated on the incident during an appearance on French television last month. The club's Director of Football Administration also made a statement. "He was upset because I blocked him and after that he said some words". Bong appeared on French television channel SFR Sport to say Rodriguez's comment was "racist in nature", and Brighton said their player ... (more...)
White House Tells Government To Get Ready For A Shutdown
- February 09, 2018

The White House has instructed the federal agencies to prepare for a possible government shutdown, a report claims. All senators needed to support the move to hold a vote on Thursday. United States lawmakers are expected to unveil "a good, bipartisan deal" on Wednesday that would raise current limits on federal spending for two years, the White House said, as Congress seeks to end fights over spending that have plagued Washington for months. (more...)
United States of America wins first mixed doubles curling game United States of America wins first mixed doubles curling game
- February 09, 2018

The mixed curling event is a faster-paced event than the single-gender competitions. Eight countries qualified for the Olympic mixed doubles tournament; the teams will play a round-robin draw Thursday through Sunday, with the top four teams going into the semifinals (1 vs. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers sinks birdie putt at Pebble Beach Pro Aaron Rodgers sinks birdie putt at Pebble Beach Pro
- February 09, 2018

Among the non-golf celebrities competing this week are actor Bill Murray, Justin Verlander of the World Series champion Houston Astros, Canadian ice hockey great Wayne Gretzky and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. McIlroy, ranked eighth in the world, has not played on Tour since the BMW Championship in September, and he is eager for his comeback. It's not like I need to urgently get out and play well this week and everything's riding on this week. (more...)
Roy Hodgson expects Wilfried Zaha to be out for a month Roy Hodgson expects Wilfried Zaha to be out for a month
- February 09, 2018

I played for him, we stayed in the league and we have very nice memories under him and for sure he was one of the best managers I have worked with. Sam Allardyce insists if Everton want to finish in the top half of the Premier League this season they must maintain their home form, starting against his former club Crystal Palace on Saturday. (more...)
Major League Baseball players' union to hold free agent camp in Florida Major League Baseball players' union to hold free agent camp in Florida
- February 09, 2018

Pitchers and catchers are due to report to spring training sites around the majors next week, but the dozens of free agents who remain unsigned in this freakish offseason have nowhere to go. Players will be provided workout gear, and the union is arranging liability insurance, travel and housing. An idea that has been floated around for a bit now appears to be highly likely: a separate spring training for unsigned free agents. (more...)
Denver Nuggets Reportedly Eyeing Boston Celtics Guard Marcus Smart Denver Nuggets Reportedly Eyeing Boston Celtics Guard Marcus Smart
- February 09, 2018

Per Bulpett 's sources , the Celtics value Smart's ability to help them in playoffs, particularly on the defensive end, and they believe a chance exists that Smart will re-sign this summer for a very reasonable amount. They no longer need Mudiay. That's why the team is looking to make changes to their roster with the 2018 National Basketball Association trade deadline just two days away. (more...)
Draymond Green fined $50k for offensive language toward referee Draymond Green fined $50k for offensive language toward referee
- February 09, 2018

If Draymond Green didn't already know that Lauren Holtkamp has no time for his crap, he sure does now. But as you'll see in the clip below, Green's tantrum didn't go so well. What Green said seems far worse. Want Warriors news in your inbox? Green received another $25,000 fine earlier this season for an altercation with Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal. (more...)
Giroud revels Conte was behind switch from Arsenal Giroud revels Conte was behind switch from Arsenal
- February 09, 2018

The 31-year-old forward transferred across London on deadline day, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arriving at Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund and Michy Batshuayi moving to the German club on loan. The video was quickly taken down. Arsenal lost 3-1 at Swansea on Tuesday despite leading 1-0, with midfielder Granit Xhaka accused of switching off defensively on the equaliser and goalkeeper Petr Cech then gifting Swansea their second goal with a missed clearance. (more...)

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