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Koreas Make History Marching Under Unified Flag In Olympics Opener Koreas Make History Marching Under Unified Flag In Olympics Opener
- February 10, 2018

She and Kim Yong Nam, the North's 90-year-old nominal head of state, were seated behind Moon and his wife, while Mr Pence and his wife were seated beside the Moons and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. "It's only when they get off the ice and they realize that all the media are here to talk to them that we're not just one team competing in the Olympics". (more...)
Aussie Olympian Jarrod Bannister dies, age 33 Aussie Olympian Jarrod Bannister dies, age 33
- February 10, 2018

Athletics Australia CEO Darren Gocher paid tribute to Bannister. "You will be missed". Bannister, 33, who won gold at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games and was the national javelin record holder, had been training and living in Europe with his girlfriend.Reports said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. (more...)
Cavs were marching a slow death before trades — Cleveland GM Altman Cavs were marching a slow death before trades — Cleveland GM Altman
- February 10, 2018

One is so many difference-making players had already been traded, from Kyrie Irving , Paul George, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Jimmy Butler in the summer to Blake Griffin last week. Cleveland also sent Dwyane Wade back to the Miami Heat , per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . But I can say I am happy about being here. But I just want to be where I'm wanted. (more...)
Danny Care and Jonathan Joseph come in for England against Wales Danny Care and Jonathan Joseph come in for England against Wales
- February 10, 2018

In terms of style, Gatland's claims of familiarity stand up, but it's the intangible qualities Jones has brought to England that makes Wales' task of winning so daunting. "It was more important that World Rugby, when they were asked for clarification, came back and essentially said that they saw nothing untoward". "We know how tough it is going to be against that huge English forward pack". (more...)
Arsenal share Kanu's classic against Tottenham ahead of North London derby Arsenal share Kanu's classic against Tottenham ahead of North London derby
- February 10, 2018

Spurs head into this game off the back of a 2-0 win over Newport in the FA Cup , which sent them through to the last-16. Despite early talk of a curse, Tottenham's recent record at the national stadium is also very impressive. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that English players are "maybe the masters now" of diving in football. Kane now leads the Premiership as top-scorer with 22 goals, and recently netted his landmark 100th goal through a penalty during Spurs' 2-2 draw ... (more...)
Watch the Olympics Opening Ceremony LIVE Watch the Olympics Opening Ceremony LIVE
- February 10, 2018

Behind the scenes, Olympic officials are still scrambling to deal with the endless ramifications of Russia's state-sponsored doping scandal, which has already blighted two Olympic Games. Kim Yo Jong is the first member of her family to visit South Korea since the 1950-53 Korean War. The team is scheduled to hold its first match against Switzerland on Saturday at Kwandong Hockey Centre in Gangneung, Gangwon Province. (more...)
Winter Olympics opening ceremony sees historic handshake Winter Olympics opening ceremony sees historic handshake
- February 10, 2018

The ferry Mangyongbong-92 took North Korea's Samjiyon Orchestra to Gangwon Province earlier this week, despite a South Korean ban against all air and shipping traffic from the North. Hwang had been dismissed following an inspection into the bureau and sent to a party school for re-education, the South's National Intelligence Service said earlier this week. (more...)
Australia wins toss, will bowl 1st vs England in MCG T20 Australia wins toss, will bowl 1st vs England in MCG T20
- February 10, 2018

From there Australia's innings accelerated, as D'Arcy Short compiled a fine 36 not out, with Chris Lynn piling on 31 and Maxwell's fluent knock featuring two maximums, as he became the fourth Australian to pass 1,000 T20 worldwide runs. "It was another poor performance from us", said Buttler. England's batting line-up were unable to capitalise on a good start in their opening game of the T20 tri-series - a five-wicket defeat in Hobart - but in this match the top order were knocked over ... (more...)
Eden Hazard speaks on his potential move to Real Madrid Eden Hazard speaks on his potential move to Real Madrid
- February 10, 2018

Eden Hazard has dropped a major hint about moving to Real Madrid . Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata is fighting a mysterious lower back injury as he races to be fit to face Barcelona in the Champions League on February 20. The French Coach, who is under siege at Real after a thoroughly underwhelming start to the season, recently said: "After Messi and Ronaldo, Hazard is my favourite player". (more...)
Look Out UPS and FedEx: Amazon May Open Delivery Service Look Out UPS and FedEx: Amazon May Open Delivery Service
- February 10, 2018

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. 11,150 FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) shares with value of $2.55M were sold by Maier Henry J. Loop Capital increased their price objective on FedEx to $318.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. It's hard to know how this will affect UPS and FedEx , though the latter suggested Amazon was no more than 3 percent of its business by revenue in a recent earnings call. (more...)
Opposition party urges gov't to be wary of N. Korea's intentions
- February 10, 2018

On Friday, in attendance for the Opening Ceremony of those Winter Games, Pence was seen sitting near none other than Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Kim Yo Jong, the first member of the North's ruling dynasty to venture South since the Korean War, forms part of the highest level delegation ever to cross the border. (more...)
Banco Bradesco (BBD) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
- February 10, 2018

Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE: BBD ) has the Market Capitalization of 70.04 Billion. ( BBD ) stock is active player of Wall Street Market in Tuesday trading session. Interest from insurers in potentially acquiring XL, which has a market value of nearly $10 billion, is preliminary and may not lead to a takeover, the people said, asking not to be identified as the talks are confidential. (more...)
Eagles QB Wentz Gets Engaged After Super Bowl Eagles QB Wentz Gets Engaged After Super Bowl
- February 10, 2018

And that the Patriots did as Tom Brady connected with top receiver Rob Gronkowski for a four yard touchdown to open up the third. Which begs the question: now what? Quarterback controversies rarely have come so easily packaged. "But right now, I'm going to enjoy the parade". "If there's something going on in your life, embrace it". That's an opinion that was recognized more in Philadelphia than ever this season. (more...)
Valencia 0 v Barcelona 2 - story of the match
- February 10, 2018

Trailing 1-0 from the first leg after Luis Suarez's strike separated the teams at the Camp Nou last week, Valencia nearly levelled the tie on aggregate early on. "Reaching this Final is a very special moment for me, but there are still plenty of games before then", Coutinho told Gol TV after the game. Valencia were looking to reach the final for the first time in a decade and coach Marcelino deployed an attacking 4-3-3 formation which helped his side put Barca on the back foot in the ... (more...)
Winter Olympics kicks off with Korean show of unity Winter Olympics kicks off with Korean show of unity
- February 10, 2018

Now the North is subject to multiple rounds of United Nations security council sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes, while the democratic South has risen to become the world's 11th-largest economy. She is the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , and believed to be his closest confidant . "However, what is more important than anything else is that we are all here together now; we can cheer for athletes together and talk about our future", ... (more...)
Shani Davis Skips Olympics Opening Ceremony After Controversial Flag Bearer Decision Shani Davis Skips Olympics Opening Ceremony After Controversial Flag Bearer Decision
- February 10, 2018

Davis received so much backlash from hinting at racism over a coin toss he made his account private, allowing only people already following him to see his tweets. No problem. I can wait until 2022", with the hashtag #BlackHistoryMonth2018 indicating racial bias. Not only is Hamlin the first female American luger to medal at the Winter Olympics, she's the first American of either gender to medal in singles competition. (more...)
Twitter Reacts to the Isaiah Thomas Trade Twitter Reacts to the Isaiah Thomas Trade
- February 10, 2018

The Kings acquired Joe Johnson from Utah and Iman Shumpert and a second-round pick from the Cavs . Just as us folks on the east coast we're sitting down to eat our lunch, the NBA Trade Deadline got interesting. Dwyane Wade is back in Miami. Although he enjoyed being reunited in Cleveland with James, Wade was coming off the bench and his role was going to be further diminished by the other new additions. (more...)
Malcolm Jenkins among several Philadelphia Eagles skipping White House visit Malcolm Jenkins among several Philadelphia Eagles skipping White House visit
- February 10, 2018

However, on Monday morning, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins-who did raise a fist during the National Anthem-told CNN he'll be skipping the Eagles' traditional White House visit. Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount also played for the Patriots past year and did not go to Washington when New England won Super Bowl LI. (more...)
Norwich midfielder retires from global duty Norwich midfielder retires from global duty
- February 10, 2018

He played a vital role in Ireland's 2014 World Cup Qualifiers, the road to Euro 2016 and the tournament itself, scoring a cracking goal in the opening game against Sweden. The time must be right, best of luck in the future kid Irish.... "It was an honour to play for my country". Read the full interview with Wes Hoolahan in today's Herald . (more...)
Valencia 0 Barcelona 2 Copa del Rey (0-3 on aggregate)
- February 10, 2018

Barcelona's newcomer Philippe Coutinho shared his impressions after his first goal against Valencia in the return semi-final. The Brazilian ace who left Liverpool to join Barcelona last month in a deal worth £142m found a superb cross from former Anfield favourite Luis Suarez to slot it past the goalkeeper into the left corner. (more...)
Warm-Hearted Opening Ceremony for South Korea's Winter Olympic Games Warm-Hearted Opening Ceremony for South Korea's Winter Olympic Games
- February 10, 2018

A high-ranking DPRK delegation arrived in South Korea earlier in the day to attend the opening ceremony. This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Shuji Kajiyama in Tokyo. Dressed in long, white padded jackets, they followed the flag with a blue silhouette of the Korean Peninsula against a white background. As the Koreans emerged, they were greeted to an ovation from 35,000 cheering spectators. (more...)
Ireland to play U.S. in a friendly in Dublin Ireland to play U.S. in a friendly in Dublin
- February 10, 2018

Ireland will take on Turkey in March, France in May and the United States in June before the Wales clash. The USA last visited Dublin in November 2014, when a Robbie Brady double helped Ireland to a 4-1 win. It's four years since the U.S. played at Lansdowne Road, when Ireland claimed a 4-1 victory thanks to goals from Anthony Pilkington, James McClean and a Robbie Brady double. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur versus Arsenal - Fans' view Tottenham Hotspur versus Arsenal - Fans' view
- February 10, 2018

The 31-year-old was a doubt for the Wembley showdown after being forced off at half-time during Saturday's 5-1 victory over Everton at the Emirates . Without Mahrez in the side Leicester are desperately relying on Jamie Vardy for some inspiration, with the Englishman boasting an impressive record against top-six sides, though all three of his previous league goals against Man City came in one game. (more...)
India vs South Africa 4th ODI: Probable Playing XI India vs South Africa 4th ODI: Probable Playing XI
- February 10, 2018

Man of the match Kohli hit a majestic unbeaten 160 earlier in the day. "As an athlete you crave for days like these", he added. Will it change tonight in the Day/Night game? India have lost to South Africa thrice in four matches in Johannesburg , with their only victory coming in a dramatic 1-run win over the hosts in 2011. (more...)
After Larry Nassar sentencing, USA swimming coach in new sex abuse row After Larry Nassar sentencing, USA swimming coach in new sex abuse row
- February 10, 2018

He was eventually cleared by USA Swimming . USA Swimming has since commented on the controversy as they confirmed that there was an investigation into the rumored relationship between Hutchison and Kukors. Bob Allard , an attorney for Kukors, likened USA Swimming's role with Hutchinson to that between the U.S. Olympic Committe and convicted pedophile Larry Nassar in a statement. (more...)
Herath makes history as Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh Herath makes history as Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh
- February 10, 2018

Dananjaya returned figures of 5/24 while left-arm spinner Herath had figures of 4/49 and Perera 1/32. Last year, Herath became the most successful left-arm spinner in Test cricket history after overtaking New Zealand's Daniel Vettori's tally of 362 Test wickets. (more...)
Black Lives Matter Protesters Arrested Blocking Transit To Super Bowl Black Lives Matter Protesters Arrested Blocking Transit To Super Bowl
- February 10, 2018

Bank Stadium, temporarily halting trains carrying fans to the game. Therefore, Workday Minnesota, along with Unicorn Riot and others were left to draw attention to workers and everyday people as they asserted their perspective and visions for the future of Minneapolis. (more...)
Nathan Chen says poor short program due to mental issue Nathan Chen says poor short program due to mental issue
- February 10, 2018

Starring in team competition on Friday, the 18-year-old phenom managed just a fourth-place finish for his short program, and even that placement came amid an uncharacteristically sloppy appearance on ice. "I thought I was going to make a mistake on the quad flip and I did, but I was able to forget about it", he added. For the first time ever, Olympic figure skaters in Pyeongchang will be allowed to perform to music with lyrics. (more...)
Liverpool FC cool interest in signing 22-year-old attacker this summer Liverpool FC cool interest in signing 22-year-old attacker this summer
- February 10, 2018

Monaco are likely to soften their stance over Lemar in the summer following his decision to not renew his contract, opening the door for a host of clubs across Europe to express an interest. But the Reds are no longer pursuing Lemar, according to the ECHO , and have chose to turn to alternative targets as they start to make plans for the summer. (more...)
Jacqueline Fernandez Set To Give Fans Their Second Eidi Jacqueline Fernandez Set To Give Fans Their Second Eidi
- February 10, 2018

The star cast Salman Khan , Jacqueline Fernandez , Daisy Shah and Saqib Saleem will be heading to the global destination for the upcoming schedule of the film, while Anil Kapoor will join the team for the UAE schedule in March. Director Remo D'Souza will be choreographing the song during a 20-day schedule, which will also include action sequences. As for the Thailand schedule, the romantic number between Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez will be shot here. (more...)

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