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Protesters in South Korea come out against Olympics Protesters in South Korea come out against Olympics
- February 12, 2018

As noted in the report , South Korea suggested the union as a way to help ease tensions between the two nations. The Blue House on Saturday said Moon wanted the two Koreas to "create the environment first for that (the visit) to be able to happen". (more...)
Korean ski coach: It's an 'honor' to compete in Olympics Korean ski coach: It's an 'honor' to compete in Olympics
- February 12, 2018

Murphy wasn't the only one to note Pence had condemned NFL players for kneeling in protest during the national anthem. "Let's not whitewash North Korea's record", Pence's Press Secretary Alyssa Farah said Saturday in response to CNN's reporting. (more...)
Winter Olympics: Pyeongchang or Pyongyang? North Korea's presence creates confusion Winter Olympics: Pyeongchang or Pyongyang? North Korea's presence creates confusion
- February 12, 2018

Lee's meeting with the members of North Korean delegation, including ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam, will take place at the Grand Walkerhill hotel in Seoul, according to Yonhap news agency. In an article titled "Shameful behavior using sacred Olympics for confrontational schemes, ' the ruling party's Rodong Sinmun daily accused Pence of 'snobbishly" asking South Korea to arrange the Olympic events so that he wouldn't run into North Korean delegates. (more...)
Combined Korean hockey team loses to Swiss in Olympic debut Combined Korean hockey team loses to Swiss in Olympic debut
- February 12, 2018

Moon has been pressing the North to engage with the U.S. to de-escalate tensions between the countries, which have been fueled by a string of nuclear tests that were met with strong rhetoric from President Donald Trump. committee on North Korea sanctions on Thursday granted him a temporary exemption to attend the Winter Olympics . Any meeting would represent a diplomatic coup for Moon, who swept to power previous year on a policy of engaging more with the reclusive North and has pushed ... (more...)
Vegas Predicts Where LeBron James Will Play In 2018-19 Vegas Predicts Where LeBron James Will Play In 2018-19
- February 12, 2018

Jordan Clarkson is a player that can play like a normal point guard , or he can share the court with Hill or Jose Calderon . Nance was a boost to the Lakers' defense, improving his team's defensive rating by nearly two points when playing his 22 minutes per game. (more...)
The Big Preview: Spurs could yet expose Arsenal's frailties The Big Preview: Spurs could yet expose Arsenal's frailties
- February 12, 2018

Harry Kane's header at Wembley was enough for a 1-0 Spurs win that left Wenger's side six points adrift of the Champions League places ahead of fourth-placed Liverpool's trip to Southampton yesterday. Arsenal are next in Europa League action on Thursday night when they travel to Sweden to face Ostersunds FK. "I know it is different to when we play other big rivals but our motivation is always the same: to win". (more...)
Penn State surges past Illini Penn State surges past Illini
- February 12, 2018

The Nittany Lions shot 54.5 percent from the field, outscored IL 34-12 in the paint and won their fourth consecutive game against the Illini. Leading scorer, forward Leron Black , had another big game, pouring in 18 points and grabbing six rebounds. (more...)
Antonio Conte Insists Chelsea Players Haven't Been Affected by Growing Sack Rumours Antonio Conte Insists Chelsea Players Haven't Been Affected by Growing Sack Rumours
- February 12, 2018

And the Chelsea boss has also given a glowing reference to Luis Enrique, the ex-Barcelona coach poised to replace him. The former Juventus coach accused his players of performing "with fear" and lacking "personality" as they surrendered meekly by conceding three times in the final 10 minutes at Vicarage Road. (more...)
LeBron James will use National Basketball Association 2K to try out new teammates again LeBron James will use National Basketball Association 2K to try out new teammates again
- February 12, 2018

He was 7 of 9 from 3-point range after three quarters. The 6-10 forward/center leads the team in assists and was named an All-Star for the fifth time. It has been rumoured all year that Golden State are preparing a place for James, but now it remains to be seen if he will stay and create another dominant team with these new blood. (more...)
Snowboarding: Kim dominant in halfpipe qualifying, Japanese disappoint Snowboarding: Kim dominant in halfpipe qualifying, Japanese disappoint
- February 12, 2018

The teen sensation - who began snowboarding at age 4 in California - carried the US flag and won two gold medals at the Youth Olympic Games in 2016 in halfpipe and slopestyle . "Could be down for some ice cream rn", the 17-year-old tweeted on Feb. 12 in PyeongChang (Feb. 11 in the U.S.). Kim who is a California native said, "My parents are really excited about it, and it's some insane luck that my first Olympics are going to be in Korea where my parents are from". (more...)
3rd Women's ODI: India lose to South Africa by 7 wickets 3rd Women's ODI: India lose to South Africa by 7 wickets
- February 12, 2018

However, the Indian cricket team skipper sailed past yet another landmark as he went past Mohammad Azharuddin (9378 runs) to join the top five list of Indian run-getters in ODIs. South Africa are huge ambassadors of spreading awareness of health related causes in sport. It was the opening Test between Proteas and India where South Africa led the tournament by 1 - 0 through the winning of the match. (more...)
Spencer O'Brien finishes 22nd in women's slopestyle Spencer O'Brien finishes 22nd in women's slopestyle
- February 12, 2018

American Jamie Anderson took gold, while Finnish Enni Rukajarvi took bronze. All the information you need to watch the women's slopestyle final is below, as well as a preview of the athletes competing for Team USA. Officials chose to hold a two-run final on Monday morning. There was a particularly scary moment when Slovakia's Klaudia Medlova landed flat on her back after missing a grab during her first run but she did complete her second and finished 24th. (more...)
Marcelo: Neymar will join Real Madrid Marcelo: Neymar will join Real Madrid
- February 12, 2018

Those are the figures of a player who, according to reports in the British media, would command a transfer fee of in excess of 200 million euros. Potential new signings also could include Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski, all of whom have appeared on the cover of Marca in recent days. (more...)
Neymar to Real Madrid Neymar to Real Madrid
- February 12, 2018

Ronaldo got his hat trick in the 80th, off a spilled save by goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli. "We will prepare for the game by paying attention to their strengths". Ronaldo headed into the bottom corner from a Luka Modrić corner to extend the lead further in the 37th minute. We had chances to score more goals, but the opposition goalkeeper played really well and we hit the woodwork three times. (more...)
Team competition a romp for Team Canada; Americans take bronze Team competition a romp for Team Canada; Americans take bronze
- February 12, 2018

The feat drew huge cheers from the crowd at the Gangneung Ice Arena. Nagasu, 24, was competing in the women's free skate in the team event on Monday when she landed the hard jump. At the conclusion of three days of competition at the PyeongChang Games, Team USA captured the bronze medal in the team figure skating event. Men's figure skating continues on Thursday, February 15 with the men's short program. (more...)
Amid Olympic Détente, Pence Snubs North Koreans In Visit To Pyeongchang Amid Olympic Détente, Pence Snubs North Koreans In Visit To Pyeongchang
- February 12, 2018

Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeRubio on push for paid family leave: "We still have to work on members of my own party" National ad campaign pushes Congress to pass legislation lowering drug prices Senate Republicans call on Trump to preserve NAFTA MORE (R-Utah), took aim at CNN for what he called "Walter Duranty-level" coverage of North Korea - a reference to the former New York Times Moscow bureau chief who came under fire in the 1930s for denying the existence of a ... (more...)
Boston retires Pierce's No. 34 in emotional ceremony Boston retires Pierce's No. 34 in emotional ceremony
- February 12, 2018

That would be enough for me". "That's enough. Everything else is icing on the cake". Pierce is the 22nd number retired in Celtics history. 12 of those years were spent playing alongside Larry Bird. Flanked by his mother, his wife, and his three children, Pierce reveled in the ceremony. The team said it hopes the designation will, "will serve as a reminder to all current and future players of what being a Celtic truly means". (more...)
Canada claims 4 Olympic medals on Day 2 in Pyeongchang Canada claims 4 Olympic medals on Day 2 in Pyeongchang
- February 12, 2018

Parrot, 23, fell on his second-last jumps in each of his first two runs, but then lowered the degree of difficulty on his final run, performed it cleanly, and won the silver with a score of 86.00. Meanwhile at Gangneung Ice Arena, the figure skating team event continued with Canada maintaining their lead as Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) jumped into second place on the second day of the competition, six points behind on 39. (more...)
49ers' Reuben Foster Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Violence 49ers' Reuben Foster Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Violence
- February 12, 2018

Foster, a 23-year-old first-round pick in last year's National Football League draft, was arrested in Los Gatos in Santa Clara County, California, and is now being held without bail, the San Francisco Chronicle reported . The linebacker started 10 games for San Franciso last season, his first in the NFL. Foster has issues leading up to the NFL Draft. Foster, however, has dealt with a number of off-the-field issues. (more...)
Arsenal new boy Mkhitaryan names his 'best ever' team-mate Arsenal new boy Mkhitaryan names his 'best ever' team-mate
- February 12, 2018

The duo looked set for another race to top the charts this term, with the Bayern striker's 18 giving him a five-goal advantage over Aubameyang, who sealed a €63.75million move to Arsenal on transfer deadline day. "It means they have that quality". As reported by the Mirror , when about those rumours in his pre-match press conference, Wenger responded: "He has a very professional attitude and overall I think that is what you want from every player". (more...)
Feb 10 Olympics: Figure skating continues, medals awarded at men's snowboarding final Feb 10 Olympics: Figure skating continues, medals awarded at men's snowboarding final
- February 12, 2018

The Americans sit in third place as we enter the final day of the figure skating team competition, set for Sunday night and featuring the free skating events. Ice-dancing siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani, who got the United States off to a strong start Sunday with their well-received short program, will make the quick turnaround to compete their free dance Monday. (more...)
Tottenham outclass Arsenal and start to look strongest contenders behind Man City Tottenham outclass Arsenal and start to look strongest contenders behind Man City
- February 12, 2018

It was Kane's seventh goal in seven league games against Arsenal . 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...)
Aguero and De Bruyne lift Manchester City to new heights Aguero and De Bruyne lift Manchester City to new heights
- February 11, 2018

De Bruyne found Aguero again in the 53rd minute. "The first half was good, but when we conceded the goal it was a bad time for us, it changed the game". 77' - GOAL! Man City 4-1 Leicester City . On a night of hat-tricks at the Etihad, here are five things we learned. Schmeichel gifts it straight to the Argentine, who races in and dinks a lovely finish over the Leicester stopper. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas got his powers back in Lakers debut
- February 11, 2018

The two-time All-Star was asked to share his thoughts about his debut as a member of the Lakers and he admitted that he felt good throughout the game. It's a fresh start for me. I feel like I deserve that and earned that, but at the same time, it's a new chapter for me. "I am here to help this team, help these young guys, continue to be professional, continue to work hard and continue to gel together". (more...)
American Gerard second youngest men's gold medalist at Winter Olympics American Gerard second youngest men's gold medalist at Winter Olympics
- February 11, 2018

Despite two forgettable runs that landed him in 11th place out of the 11 competitors, the teen pulled through in his final Slopestyle run with a Backside triple cork 1440 that earned him an impressive score of 87.17 and a gold medal. American snowboarder Chris Corning was left frustrated with the judges' scoring of his run after he failed to qualify for the men's snowboard slopestyle final on Saturday. (more...)
Mike Pence to use Olympics to push tougher stance on North Korea
- February 11, 2018

They were seated not far from a section of North Korean cheerleaders who are attending the Olympics in a sign of warming ties between the two Koreas that Pence and other US officials have warned against. Moon said improved relations between the Koreas may be a step toward resolving the nuclear standoff. Moon has not yet formally accepted the invite, and Washington would probably rather he not visit Pyongyang until the North puts its nukes on the negotiating table. (more...)
North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang
- February 11, 2018

If we're being honest, the possibility of a North Korean cyberattack on the Olympic Games is much more preferable than certain other kinds of attacks. The team plays Switzerland on Saturday. Kim Yong Nam and Kim Yo-jong - were also in the box, seated in a row behind Pence. The apparent thaw has not been reflected in Washington, however. (more...)
Olympic figure skater Yura Min overcomes wardrobe malfunction with calm and class Olympic figure skater Yura Min overcomes wardrobe malfunction with calm and class
- February 11, 2018

As noted by HuffPost , South Korean skater Yura Min had a major "omg" moment during her routine: while performing with her partner Alexander Gamelin , the top of her outfit began slipping from her shoulders. So I had that panic", she said . The whole time in the back of my head I was just thinking: "'Keep your back straight because it might come down". "That wouldn't be the most ideal Olympic experience, obviously". (more...)
Frank Reich reportedly has five-year deal to become Colts coach Frank Reich reportedly has five-year deal to become Colts coach
- February 11, 2018

Reich was interviewed Friday, and New Orleans Saints assistant head coach/tight ends coach Dan Campbell was interviewed Thursday. Reich, who led the Buffalo Bills to the biggest comeback in National Football League history against the Houston Oilers after the Bills trailed 35-3, was the beneficiary of Josh McDaniels changing his mind . (more...)
Arsenal's Mkhitaryan names 'the best teammate I ever had' Arsenal's Mkhitaryan names 'the best teammate I ever had'
- February 11, 2018

Ahead of the North London derby on Saturday afternoon, Gillette Soccer Saturday regular Paul Merson has delivered an absolute classic while talking about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Mkhitaryan set the ground running in only his second appearance for the club against Everton, pairing with former Dortmund teammate Aubameyang, teeing up the striker for his first goal in an Arsenal shirt following his transfer on deadline day. (more...)

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