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Chiellini: You Feel Dead After Conte's Training Chiellini: You Feel Dead After Conte's Training
- February 11, 2018

Defender Giorgio Chiellini who remained a key figure at Juventus till date revealed how hectic and competitive atmosphere Conte used to create in the Juventus locker-room with his regressive training regimes. His friend - and Mourinho's successor - Avram Grant was out before the end of that May. But he has insisted that he won't take up any role until next season - thus leaving the Blues with no choice other than to find a stop-gap should the seemingly inevitable occur. (more...)
Tottenham vs Arsenal: Aaron Ramsey misses North London derby with groin injury Tottenham vs Arsenal: Aaron Ramsey misses North London derby with groin injury
- February 10, 2018

Having joined the club from Borussia Dortmund on transfer deadline day, Aubameyang compared his style to Henry and said the Frenchman is "an example" to strikers. Wembley is a happy hunting ground for Arsenal's current generation as well. The Gunners were impressive 5-1 winners against Everton at The Emirates last weekend to secure a swift to return to winning ways. (more...)
Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Cubs, Yu Darvish agree to six-year deal Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Cubs, Yu Darvish agree to six-year deal
- February 10, 2018

Darvish, 31, was widely considered the top free agent starting pitcher on the market. Cubs sources disputed earlier reports they were close to a deal, noting that while communication lines were open after their meeting, no progress had been made toward a conclusion. (more...)
Lim strikes first gold for Olympic hosts South Korea Lim strikes first gold for Olympic hosts South Korea
- February 10, 2018

Reigning Olympic champion Charles Hamelin was not able to defend his crown after the Canadian was penalised. Lim had a little more acceleration at the end. Born in South Korea, Ahn later changed his nationality to Russian Federation. The IOC invited only three Russian men's skaters, meaning Elistratov can't compete in the 5,000-meter relay. (more...)
PSG star confirms Neymar and another team-mate receive 'privileges'
- February 10, 2018

PSG continued to threaten but Toulouse mustered a unsafe chance of their own on the quarter-hour mark, Yaya Sanogo connecting with a cross to head goalwards, only for Alphonse Areola to claim at the second attempt. Neymar doesn't think of himself as a star. Monaco can climb to second later on Saturday with victory away to Angers, although the champions will be without the injured Radamel Falcao as well as the suspended Keita Balde. (more...)
Hawks Waive Marco Belinelli Hawks Waive Marco Belinelli
- February 10, 2018

Known as a sharpshooter, he's averaging 11.4 points and 2.0 assists per game this season. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, "the Hawks held Belinelli, the veteran reserve shooting guard, out of Tuesday's game against the Grizzlies and he did not travel with the team for Thursday's game at the Magic as the team considered several trade options ahead of the National Basketball Association trade deadline". (more...)
Winter Olympics To Begin Today Winter Olympics To Begin Today
- February 10, 2018

USA athletes also welcomed the end to uncertainty around the participation of some Russian athletes . "The [CAS] panel also concluded that there was no evidence that these two commissions improperly exercised their discretion". "Given that those (the Vancouver Games) were not perceived as being very successful Olympics for them, it gives you an idea of what they will be expected to do now". (more...)
Joe Johnson to sign with Rockets following buyout with Kings Joe Johnson to sign with Rockets following buyout with Kings
- February 10, 2018

Veteran guard Joe Johnson was one of the many casualties in the Cleveland Cavaliers' roster blowup before Thursday's National Basketball Association trade deadline, landing with the Sacramento Kings after a rough season with the Utah Jazz . (more...)
Tottenham boost: Real Madrid fear of missing out on Harry Kane Tottenham boost: Real Madrid fear of missing out on Harry Kane
- February 10, 2018

The English striker scored 32 goals in 33 games this season as he will be hard to cover. 'Harry Kane for me is maybe the most complete striker, actually, ' Khedira told BBC Sport . Lewandowski and Higuain are also there but he is a great player and he is able to score in many different ways. And the Red Devils are expected to return for the Tottenham striker again next summer and are prepared to offer even more money in terms of wages to tempt him to Old Trafford. (more...)
Carlos Cordeiro elected US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro elected US Soccer president
- February 10, 2018

Cordeiro immediately takes over for Gulati, who decided against seeking a fourth four-year term after the US was unable to make the 32-team World Cup field in Russian Federation. To win election, Cordeiro needed a majority of the weighted vote. Prior to the voting, Gulati was super chipper, joking during a delay due to technical difficulties that if the votes weren't in soon he'd just keep the job himself. (more...)
South Korean Lim claims title in PyeongChang Games short track men's 1500m South Korean Lim claims title in PyeongChang Games short track men's 1500m
- February 10, 2018

With South Korea's President Moon Jae-in watching, together with American Vice-President Mike Pence , Lim delivered the goods to further embellish Korea's dazzling record in the sport with their 22nd short track title. Choi is also fancied for gold in the 1,000m and 1,5000m. Staying back in the pack early in the nine-man final, Lim overtook the lead with two laps to go and held on to cross the line first with two minutes and 10.484 seconds. (more...)
Koreas Share Historic Handshake at Olympic Opening Ceremony Koreas Share Historic Handshake at Olympic Opening Ceremony
- February 10, 2018

The Trump Administration, represented by Vice President Mike Pence in PyeongChang , has warned the South Koreans about falling for North Korea's "charm offensive" at the Winter Games. The website was only normalized around 8:00 a.m. on Saturday. Chris Corning is the top US contender making his Olympic debut at only 18 years old (Finals begin live starting at 8 p.m., NBCSN). (more...)
Sheffield United's Billy Sharp hits 200 in style Sheffield United's Billy Sharp hits 200 in style
- February 10, 2018

We were close against Villa but we didn't deserve anything against Wolves. But if you are willing to take a position on the big rivalry game this Saturday, we have an Premier League outright win treble that will pay out handsomely! Heckingbottom was handed the job at Leeds earlier this week and the Yorkshire giants were hoping to experience the well established new manager bounce effect away at the Blades. (more...)
North Korea stages show of force with new missiles during parade North Korea stages show of force with new missiles during parade
- February 10, 2018

Pence, who will lead the US delegation to the games' opening ceremonies on Friday, met Thursday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to press for a more clear-eyed approach toward the nuclear-armed neighbor to the north. Kim Yo Jong has been an increasingly prominent figure in North Korea's leadership and is considered one of the few people who has earned Kim Jong Un's absolute trust. (more...)
WEEI suspends Christian Fauria for mocking agent Don Yee WEEI suspends Christian Fauria for mocking agent Don Yee
- February 10, 2018

It was during a segment of his "Ordway, Merloni & Fauria" show in which the hosts discussed the freakish week Boston Herald reporter Jon Borges had. Borges, citing anonymous sources, reported that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady would refuse to participate in off-season team activities if he did not get a contract matching the one given to his former backup Jimmy Garoppolo. (more...)
United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea
- February 10, 2018

Kim Yo Jong arrived here Friday as part of a delegation to the Olympics . A White House official says U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were seated just feet apart during Friday's Olympic opening ceremony , but they did not interact. (more...)
Flames record a trio of firsts in silver-lining loss to Rangers Flames record a trio of firsts in silver-lining loss to Rangers
- February 10, 2018

A first-period injury to starter Ondrej Pavelec saw Henrik Lundqvist come in for the second and become one of the stars with several third-period saves to preserve the win. As you know, since the 2005-06 season, we have been a highly competitive team. The Rangers took a 1-0 lead 7:53 into the game thanks to some persistence from Hayes during a power play. (more...)
Your Guide to South Korea (And the Olympics!): Travelogue Podcast
- February 10, 2018

Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics: The day in picturesParticipants perform during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Country representatives, including host country President President Moon Jae-in and U.S. The Winter Olympics were hit by cyberattacks in the days leading up to the opening ceremony, with some experts estimating that over 300 Olympics-related computer systems were affected. (more...)
Laura Dahlmeier cruises to her 1st Olympic gold in 7.5km sprint Laura Dahlmeier cruises to her 1st Olympic gold in 7.5km sprint
- February 10, 2018

Veronika Vitkova of the Czech Republic won bronze, 25.8 seconds off the pace. Anastasia Kuzmina (Slovakia) won her second Olympic gold medal, finishing in 21 minutes, 6.8 seconds. I believe that it some time would (result in) a medal in the Olympics. Russian athletes competing at the PyeongChang Games are doing so under Olympic Athletes from Russia and medals won will not count toward the country's all-time total. (more...)
UN chief urges denuclearization to North Korea UN chief urges denuclearization to North Korea
- February 10, 2018

The two are easily confused, but there is a world of difference between them: Pyongyang is the capital of nuclear-armed North Korea , while Pyeongchang is the South Korean region hosting the Winter Olympics . Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam arrived Friday afternoon, leading a senior delegation. Vice President Pence and second lady Karen Pence sat in South Korean President Moon Jae-in's box for the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games. (more...)
Highlights from the Winter Olympics 2018 opening ceremony
- February 10, 2018

Pence briefly encountered Mr Kim but they tried to avoid directly facing each other, Yonhap news agency reports . In South Korea for the start of the Winter Olympics Friday, U.S. President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday extended his best wishes to Team Nigeria as the 2018 Winter Olympics began in PyeongChang, South Korea. She is a senior member of the North's ruling Workers' Party and a key adviser to her brother. (more...)
Indian PM gears up to travel to Ramallah tomorrow for historic visit Indian PM gears up to travel to Ramallah tomorrow for historic visit
- February 10, 2018

India's refusal to support USA moves to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital disappointed Israel but was said to be consistent with its support for the Palestinians. He will hold talks with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed, who was the chief guest at India's Republic Day in 2017. (more...)
Can Lakers stun Russell Westbrook, Thunder again without Lonzo Ball? Can Lakers stun Russell Westbrook, Thunder again without Lonzo Ball?
- February 10, 2018

Jerami Grant filled in admirably for Anthony as he went for 16 points, four rebounds, and three blocks in 35 minutes off the bench. Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony each missed Thursday night's game against the Lakers at STAPLES Center, and the Thunder were no match for the spry Lakers. (more...)
Antonio Conte hopeful Andreas Christensen can return against West Brom Antonio Conte hopeful Andreas Christensen can return against West Brom
- February 10, 2018

The defending Premier League champions suffered a humiliating 4-1 defeat at London rivals Watford at Vicarage Road last week. Luis Enrique may have been relentlessly linked with the Chelsea manager's job over the last couple of weeks, but new reports have surfaced which claim the former Barcelona boss could in fact end up at a different Premier League destination, this summer . (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino: 'Arsene Wenger the last of his kind' Mauricio Pochettino: 'Arsene Wenger the last of his kind'
- February 10, 2018

Given the high stakes amid the fight for local bragging rights, the crowd of over 80 000 are certain to make it a frenzied occasion. Now they are four points behind and even a win will not improve their sixth place. Which channel will air the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal? Losing would deal a major blow to Arsenal's chances of grabbing one of the four Champions League qualification spots for next season. (more...)
Di Maria Opens Up About Failed Barcelona Move Di Maria Opens Up About Failed Barcelona Move
- February 10, 2018

After a first half of the season that was mostly restricted to substitute appearances for the winger - being kept out of the starting line up by PSG's new-look front three of Neymar, Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe - Di Maria has made a fast start to 2018. (more...)
Martin Keown trolled Tottenham Hotspur before Spurs versus Arsenal Martin Keown trolled Tottenham Hotspur before Spurs versus Arsenal
- February 10, 2018

Arsenal have only averaged a point per away game in the Premier League this season, with three wins, four draws and six defeats. But Sheringham tipped the home side to triumph at Wembley . The Gunners, though, fired straight back to exploit Harry Redknapp's men at the back as Mikael Silvestre, William Gallas and Emmanuel Adebayor all scored to seemingly put the hosts in control at 3-1. (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

Eight seconds after Swedish cross country skier Charlotte Kalla crossed the finish line of the skiathlon, Marit Bjoergen of Norway claimed silver - and no small bit of history. In the previous two Olympics, she has won three golds in each, including gold in this very event four years ago in Sochi. Krista Parmakowski of Finland was third and Jessica Diggins finished fifth, missing a chance to become the first American woman to earn a medal in cross-country skiing. (more...)
Trade prompts Washington to reschedule Isaiah Thomas' jersey retirement Trade prompts Washington to reschedule Isaiah Thomas' jersey retirement
- February 10, 2018

The oldest team in the league simply got younger and talented youth is something that they lacked. "This trade is also a reflection of our continuing commitment to invest in our roster in ways that help us evolve and compete at the highest level now and into the future", said Altman. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Why did speed skater Shani Davis skip opening ceremony? Winter Olympics 2018: Why did speed skater Shani Davis skip opening ceremony?
- February 10, 2018

Speed skater Shani Davis appeared to criticise the decision on Twitter after luge slider Erin Hamlin was selected ahead of him for the role at Friday's opening ceremony in Pyeongchang . She will lead the cohort of 244 athletes - the largest team ever fielded by the US - during Friday's Parade of Nations. Hamlin, who will retire after the Games and became the first American female luger to medal at an Olympics when she won bronze in Sochi four years, said she was "honoured and ... (more...)

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