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by | February 10, 2018 | 19:15

The Winter Olympics' opening ceremony was all about unity: North and South Korea marched under one flag , the South's president shook hands with the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , and even U.S. Senior political figures from North Korea and United States of America - two of the countries at the centre of the political row - were both present.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:21

US Vice President Mike Pence and his wife were seated beside the Moons and next to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife. Before she received the Olympic torch from two players of the joint women's hockey team - Park Jong-ah from the South and Jong Su-hyon from the North - Kim, who hung up her boots after the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics skated on the ice below the cauldron, which is installed on the top of the open-air arena.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:03

UNITED boss Jose Mourinho has hit back at criticism over Paul Pogba's best position. "I don't want attacking players so, speculation in the summer, you have to go to other areas". "Could he come in my direction in the way I think football and the way I like my players to be?" he said . "He's not a striker so when people ask what position he plays, he is a midfield player, it depends on the tactical system, he can play with one, two or three, but he is always a midfield player".

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:42

In the crowd was an Indian fan, who was holding a folded tricolor, and she requested Afridi to pose for a picture. Afridi who has been a part of several India-Pakistan cricket encounters knows how much the sport means for the fans. I am highly impressed with his style of play and his aggressive attitude on the field. Let us have a look at what transpired in the first match. India now have an unassailable lead in the series and on the verge to pull off their maiden series victory in South ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:37

Arsenal Football club have taken to their social media page to share one of Super Eagles legend Nwankwo Kanu classics ahead of their meeting with their North London rivals Tottenham . Dutch defender Van Dijk will be back at his old stomping ground on Sunday when St Mary's hosts a Premier League encounter between the sides. A draw last week against Burnley was only the fourth league game in 26 that City has failed to win.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:33

That's why when the deal took a bit longer to be made official, as Mkhitaryan was still in negotiations to move to London, it was a little ludicrous that some Manchester United fans were angry at him for holding up the deal, as if the Armenian didn't have a personal choice in the matter.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:16

One of those that returned was Belgium global Toby Alderweireld , who had been out since the beginning of November with a hamstring injury. 'The game has big importance to the table, we have some ground to make up and this is an opportunity'.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:00

Michael Carrick is set to retire at the end of the season while Mourinho played academy graduate Scott McTominay in central midfield ahead of Paul Pogba during the 2-0 Premier League victory over Huddersfield on February 3. Shaw was brought in to Manchester United by former boss Louis van Gaal, putting pen-to-paper to a four-year contract with the option of extending it by one more year.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:36

Coincidentally, Suarez set up Coutinho's first goal at Liverpool five years ago. The Blaugrana will naturally be favourites for this contest, too, but Sevilla have the capacity to overcome them over 90 minutes if they can get their approach and performance right on the day.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:59

Michail Antonio has similarly stepped up his training regime over recent days, but Manuel Lanzini , Andy Carroll and Edimilson Fernandes remain sidelined and Winston Reid is dealing with a throat infection. Watford are well worth consideration at [3.05] to claim back-to-back wins. A win would be huge for either team, and the same goes for every team down there, because not all of the teams below them will pick up points this weekend.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:48

Pence, who will lead the US delegation to the opening ceremonies Friday evening, 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. North Korea is sending 22 athletes to the Winter Olympics to compete in ice hockey, ice skating and skiing as well as a cheering squad. The Games started on Friday and would continue over the next fortnight.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:16

North Korea's parade on Thursday was held to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country's military, and featured hundreds of choreographed soldiers marching in formation, rows of missiles and lines of tanks. The U.S. delegation led by Pence will not be meeting with North Korean officials during its time in Pyeongchang. At a glittering but sub-zero ceremony, South and North Korea brought the crowd to its feet as they entered behind the blue-and-white Korean unification flag.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:17

Kim Yo Jong arrived earlier in the day on an unprecedented visit to the South by a member of the North's ruling Kim family. After two failed Olympic bids that emphasized the high-sounding notion that the games could help make peace with North Korea , Pyeongchang finally sold its successful try in 2011 on the decidedly capitalistic goal of boosting winter sports tourism in Asia.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:13

In his tweet, Davis added the hashtag "BlackHistoryMonth2018", suggesting racial bias was involved. The 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony take place on Friday. Despite that résumé, Hamlin - who is retiring after the Olympics - never thought she would be the pick. Hamlin gained the selection at a meeting of team representatives from each USA winter sports body after she and Davis were tied at four votes each.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:05

Preliminarily metrics show 12 million additional viewers watching the Super Bowl - a 12% bump. Viewership was down 7.1 percent from the 111.317 million-average for the Patriots 34-28 overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI which aired on Fox in 2017.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:57

The victory, sealed by Ivan Rakitic's late strike, secured Barca's place in a record fifth Copa final in a row, where they will meet Sevilla. "My first goal for Liverpool was also set up by [Suarez]", said Coutinho, recalling his first Premier League goal against Swansea City on February 17, 2013.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:49

The Express report he said: " We have to get the diving out of the game ". As we've seen this season, even with the introduction of VAR, it's been hard for officials and it does still come down to how a tackle or a tumble on the ground is interpreted by the official in question, with even multiple replays on TV getting different opinions.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:23

Mahrez released a statement on Friday in which he explained his absence from Leicester training. "It's been a no-win situation for all - as for away teams at the Etihad since December 2016". That's all for today, we'll be back at the same time, same place for all the reaction to the Leicester game! The former Barcelona boss was happy to tell a pre-match news conference on Friday that he would be avoiding such controversy this time around.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:27

Bank Stadium will be a mild 70 degrees during the game, according to USA Today . Certainly, for major corporations tied to the Super Bowl Host Committee and tourism, there were significant profits to be made. Minneapolis is a cold weather city like Buffalo. The highest temperature recorded during a Super Bowl was 82 degrees, occurring once in Los Angeles and once in San Diego.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:22

His decision was justified in the first over itself when pacer Kagiso Rabada induced an inside edge from Rohit Sharma , which was pouched safely by wicketkeeper Heinrich Klaasen, one of the two debutants for South Africa in the match. AB de Villiers did so against West Indies in 2015, scoring the fastest ODI century. Though suffering injury issues, South Africa must bounce back in third ODI to keep the six-match series exciting.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:42

Romero is slated to take on former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the main event for the interim middleweight title at this Saturday's UFC 221 pay-per-view event. When he stepped back on the scale, he weighed in at 187.7 pounds. After Yoel Romero missed weight for the second time , the main event between the "Soldier of God" and Luke Rockhold was in question.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:32

On Thursday, February 8th, people from throughout South Jersey began lining the five-mile route before dawn and organizers say they were prepared for as many as two million people. Doug Pederson! The man who went for it on fourth down in the Super Bowl with a trick play! "I was struck by the Eagles speakers after the game. OK, Doug Pederson is way better than I thought he was going to be in terms of his ability to lead that team", Lombardi said on a January 15 podcast on The Ringer.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:30

Intanto, per evitare un ulteriore diffondersi del virus, nei villaggi olimpici e nel media village che ospitano i giornalisti è stato diffuso un vademecum con le misure di prevenzione. Il Cio aveva comunque concesso a 168 atleti russi di prendere parte ai Giochi sotto l'acronimo OAR, ovvero Olympics Athletes of Russian Federation essendo il ROC sospeso fino a data da destinarsi.

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:06

It goes to show for their inconsistency and you'll never be sure what to expect. It's the North London derby as fifth placed Spurs take on an Arsenal side in sixth. Pochettino is set to discuss the issue with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy to "find a solution" to a fixture that could be a danger to players from both sides.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:08

Russia remains banned from competing at the 2018 Winter Games , however 168 athletes have been allowed to take part under the Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR) banner. At the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , on Friday, many viewers were puzzled when a group of plainly dressed athletes in drab gray coats and blue jeans competing for the country "OAR" marched in.