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by | February 10, 2018 | 15:32

Warren Gatland called touring South Africa the easiest of the three British and Irish Lions southern hemisphere tours and said his expectation would be a three-nil series win for the Lions. Scotland welcome France to Murrayfield on Sunday with both sides reeling from opening week losses, albeit in different circumstances. Some of the girls have never played a tournament for England before, never mind an away game, so there are lots of lessons that we'll carry with us through the rest of ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:52

The sister of the North Korean leader is in South Korea this evening, where the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics will take place. Pence did, however, sit near Kim Yong Nam and Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong at the Opening Ceremony, thanks to a seating arrangement that was out of his control .

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:44

Kim Yo Jong landed at Incheon International Airport with a group of North Korean officials, including 90-year-old Kim Yong Nam, the president of the country's Parliament and nominal head of state. South Korean figure skater Kim Yuna, gold medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Games, lighted the Olympic Flame at the ceremony in Pyeongchang. The first liberal president in a decade, Moon during his inauguration speech past year that he would be willing to visit Pyongyang and meet with Kim Jong Un if ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:20

Premier League top-four contenders Liverpool seem to have identified the replacement for Philippe Coutinho who moved to Barcelona during the summer transfer window. The winger's performances for Chelsea have seen him continuously linked with a Stamford Bridge exit in recent years. I love Spain, I loved the city, I spent three wonderful years there.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:16

South Korea has a lot riding on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics which start on Friday, but for the economy the biggest benefit would be a return of tourists from China, which is the next host of the Games. While Kim Yong-nam is the most senior North Korean official to make a cross-border trip. Pence was asked about Thursday's military parade in North Korea overseen by Kim Jong Un.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:43

Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Pederson thought the camaraderie on the Eagles was similar to the vibe around a championship squad in Green Bay two decades early. "If something's going on in your life and you're struggling, embrace it, because you're growing". (L.A. Rams backup Vince Ferragamo is the only backup to lose a Super Bowl).

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:36

But Coutinho - a €160million signing from Liverpool last month - came off the bench to score his first goal for Barcelona . Brought on at half-time for struggling Andre Gomes, Philippe Coutinho was on target for the first time in Barcelona colors, since his club-record £142 million transfer from Liverpool.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:16

Vice President Mike Pence warned the U.S.is slated to impose another round of sanctions against North Korea. In a bid for peace and unity, the host country, South Korea , marched in with North Korea with an athlete from each country jointly holding the Korean peninsula flag.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:10

Even though Hamlin is going to retire after the Games, she still has a lot to look forward to - she is getting married in July. After just five years of racing Hamlin won 10 medals by 2004! The honor is extra special for Hamlin not only because it comes at the end of her Olympic career, but because her peers recognize her talent and place among the team.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:05

The Cavs unloaded six players, including Isaiah Thomas and Dwyane Wade , in three separate deals Thursday. To complete the deal, the Jazz sent Joe Johnson to Sacramento. The Cavaliers, though, had other plans and needed to do something rash while in a prolonged slump and with All-Star forward Kevin Love out with a broken left hand.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:06

Betting that the New England Patriots would beat Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII, Strimling wagered the haircut along with a gift basket of lobsters, local beer, coffee and liquor against Mayor Lance Prator's stakes of Yuengling beer and cheesesteaks, according to Portland ABC affiliate WMTW.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:00

Their victory tour will kick off with a parade Thursday in downtown Philadelphia. "And I want to see our relationships between our communities and our law enforcement be advanced", Jenkins said . "We're very informed about what goes on, and we're trying to continue to educate ourselves". It was a "take that" moment for the Eagles, as they answered a similar play call by the Patriots earlier in the second quarter.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:56

Pique started in the heart of the back-line alongside Samuel Umtiti and was able to help his side to reach the final with a 3-0 victory on the aggregate thanks to goals from Philippe Coutinho and Ivan Rakitic . With the scores at 0-0, and Barcelona just one Valencia strike away from potentially facing extra-time, Coutinho changed the whole complexion of the tie.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:49

Arsene Wenger , the Arsenal manager, said this week that he would rather face Spurs at Wembley than at their former White Hart Lane ground, but Pochettino insisted his team have now adapted to their temporary home. Its first against third, and Napoli can no longer afford to drop points at home, however Simeone Inzaghi has the leagues top scorer in Ciro Immobile .

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:46

This was Kohli's second highest ODI score. Poonam wrapped up the 178-run win when she pinned Ntozakhe lbw and skittled South Africa in 30.5 overs. It was 34th ODI hundred for the Indian captain. "Now we want to increase our intensity even more to close that door". Cape Town , February 7 (AGENCIES): South Africa slipped to a hefty 124-run defeat in Wednesday's key third ODI against India at Newlands in Cape Town .

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:40

The governing body said it first learned of the allegations of sexual abuse while Kukors was a minor for the first time when she went public this week. But in time, I've realized that stories like my own are too important to go unwritten. Hutchison was an assistant coach on the 2008 US Olympic swim team in Beijing, and head coach of 2009 US team at the world championships.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:25

Fortunately for players and fans alike the temperature inside U.S. Bank Stadium will be a mild 70 degrees during the game, according to USA Today . "I've seen a few people that look like they could use a lot more layers", said Joe Johnson.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:19

Those who couldn't make the 10 a.m. Competing at his third and final Olympics, Chan wasn't aware the event was taking place until the last minute. The Olympic team event rewards countries for their breadth and depth of expertise in all four disciplines: men's, women's, pairs and ice dance. The bigger concern is if Chen can manage those nerves in the men's individuals.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:15

But Pence has not let up on the tough rhetoric he's been delivering since arriving in Asia. Other demonstrators anxious the show of unity between the two nations threatened South Korea's democracy. North Korean cheerleaders greeted the athletes by waving a controversial version of the flag depicting disputed islands known as Dokdo in Korean and Takeshima in Japanese.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:17

At United, these very difficulties are exemplified in Mourinho's treatment of past-players and their willingness to discuss Manchester United in its current form. United don't have a metronomic "quarter-back" like Andrea Pirlo to find him at nearly every turn, and they are also lacking a player of Arturo Vidal's immeasurable work-rate and drive.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:38

Yoel Romero , who was originally scheduled to fight Luke Rockhold for the interim middleweight championship, failed to make the 185-pound weight limit on Friday. In the night's main event, Olympic wrestling silver medalist Yoel Romero clashes with former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold . Out of majority of the fighters on this list, Romero won't have to worry about job security when he steps into the octagon on Saturday.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:26

Mahrez, 26, has not featured for the mid-table Foxes, in matches or training, since his dream move to City was blocked by Leicester's demands ahead of the January 31 transfer deadline. The Premier League leaders did not meet Leicester's valuation. However, Leicester's only two victories in the last 14 competitive meetings came home and away in 2016.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:23

The fourth ODI between South Africa and India takes place at the Wanderers on Saturday. Fast bowler Lungi Ngidi, who has already played in Tests and Twenty20 internationals, was making his one-day global debut in place of Morne Morkel , while all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo replaced wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:14

The result: An estimated total of close to 700,000 Eagles faithful attended Thursday's parade, according to a team of crowd-safety experts at Manchester Metropolitan University in England. The parade route was jammed with fans almost four hours before it started. Philadelphia officials are apologizing to fans who had their view of the Eagles' parade blocked by an accordion bus carrying police officers.

by | February 10, 2018 | 09:50

West Ham United will be without Pedro Obiang, who underwent surgery to fix the medial collateral ligament in his right knee this week. Arnautovic (hamstring) returned to training this week. "From that point of view we will wait until the end of the season". A serial victor, and former French captain, with numerous titles and accolades under his belt, Evra says he is determined to help the Hammers with his "winning mentality in every game".

by | February 10, 2018 | 09:19

U.S. Each team is comprised of one male and one female, and there are six stones in play instead of the usual eight. Lawes and Morris will be representing Canada Mixed Doubles Curling at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea . Morris said he was feeling more at home by Friday. The Swiss relied on their defense in the third end to pick up a point, but the US answered with a point of their own in the fourth after placing their hammer throw on the button with no other stones around.

by | February 10, 2018 | 09:04

Higuain - the scorer of a hat-trick last weekend - sealed the win four minutes from time with his 14th Serie A goal this season and 50th for Juventus . "I was waiting for the referee's decision". "It was a long way, but luckily the penalty was annulled". A high scoring-affair should be on the cards as Fiorentina has scored in their last five games, while conceding more than two goals in two of their last three matches.

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:56

In attesa delle gare il palcoscenico è tutto per la portabandiera Arianna Fontana . "Con questa bandiera in mano non temo nulla", il commento "a caldo" del nostro alfiere . "E' stata adrenalina pura, adesso concentriamoci sulle gare e da domani in pista daremo il massimo". La portacolori della nazionale italiana non ha nascosto l'emozione dopo la sfilata.

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:45

South Korea , using the Games to break the ice with North Korea, seated its presidential couple alongside US Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, with two of the North's most senior officials sitting in the row behind. Since the end of the Korean War in 1953 , the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (ROK or South Korea) have been in a tense back-and-forth.

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:35

The White House's plan also anticipates that the strong growth will go on for years, the official said , with 3 percent growth in 2021, only tapering to 2.8 percent in 2026. But many Democrats were unhappy with the compromise as well because it doesn't tackle immigration - specifically addressing the plight of DREAMers, including the roughly 700,000 immigrants who are in the USA illegally after being brought to the country as children and who are enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:32

Referees are professional and I think with the spotlight on them, Taylor will want to make sure he has a good game , too. Wenger will decide today whether to play Petr Cech or David Ospina in goal as the Czech continues to recover from a calf injury that led to his substitution in last Saturday's 5-1 win over Everton .

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:11

It comes amid a long-running row over Russian doping which has seen the country banned from the games. It also dismissed the application filed on 7 February 2018 by 15 Russian athletes and coaches against the IOC. The scandal around the alleged use of prohibited chemicals in Russian sports erupted in 2015, when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accused Russia of numerous violations.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:59

Detroit, which made the postseason in 25 straight seasons before missing previous year, enters Friday eight points behind the Islanders and Blue Jackets. Henrik Zetterberg had a goal and three assists for Detroit. "It's not the ending we wanted", Mantha said. Added Zetterberg: "We lost a point instead of getting one".

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:54

Tens of thousands of spectators cheered as over 100 select athletes and officials of the two Koreas entered the pentagon-shaped PyeongChang Olympic Stadium . However, some individual Russian athletes will be allowed to participate in the Games by competing under a neutral Olympic flag. South Korea earlier this year said the agreement failed to meet victims' needs and called for more steps, but Japan insists the agreement should not be changed.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:52

Some might interpret what Wenger said about the English as a dig at Alli and Kane, but the Gunners boss stresses that Kane didn't do anything that other centre forwards don't all typically do. The Italian took charge of the Blues last summer and led them to the Premier League title in his debut campaign. Arsenal's thumping win over Everton came after the club lost two away games on the bounce.