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The Shirtless Tongan gives the people what they want at Opening Ceremony The Shirtless Tongan gives the people what they want at Opening Ceremony
- February 09, 2018

Taufatofua made these Games as a cross-country skier by qualifying in mostly dry-land roller events. "It's just an honour". The shirtless Tongan athlete with the nicely oiled torso and native garb crushed the Internet when he carried the country's flag during the Opening Ceremonies. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Russians appeal against Pyeongchang exclusion adjourned Winter Olympics 2018: Russians appeal against Pyeongchang exclusion adjourned
- February 09, 2018

The IOC has barred Russian Federation from the Pyeongchang Olympics, which open on Friday, over a widespread doping conspiracy. Russia escaped a blanket ban at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and there, too, tensions arose between the Russians and other competitors who branded them cheats. (more...)
Mahrez back at Leicester training Mahrez back at Leicester training
- February 09, 2018

The 26-year-old Algeria worldwide has not trained since a bid to sign him by Manchester City fell through on transfer deadline day. He loves football, he loves his relationship with his team-mates, he enjoys his football. An upset Mahrez would then go Awol, refusing to attend training and subsequently missed their Premier League matches against Everton and Swansea City. (more...)
Chelsea ace Hazard defends Conte: Still can be successful season Chelsea ace Hazard defends Conte: Still can be successful season
- February 09, 2018

I want to keep working, putting in the effort on the pitch, and then I am delighted when people like him talk about me". Spanish media outlet Don Balon reports Liverpool will face competition for Asensio's signature in Premier League rivals Chelsea who are said to be the player's preferred choice if he is to leave Santiago Bernabeu. (more...)
Brazil legend Ronaldo urges Madrid to go after Neymar Brazil legend Ronaldo urges Madrid to go after Neymar
- February 09, 2018

I wish we had parted in a nicer way. "Madrid and Barcelona wanted Kylian, but PSG have the muscle to keep him at a French club and I think the transfer happened for sporting reasons and not financial ones, and that's something new in this new European order", Emery told Spanish newspaper Marca in an interview published on Thursday. (more...)
United States urges Bangladesh to ensure fair trial for Khaleda Zia United States urges Bangladesh to ensure fair trial for Khaleda Zia
- February 09, 2018

Khaleda Zia was taken to jail as thousands of supporters took to the streets of the capital to protest her innocence. "Further course of action will be declared later". Violence erupted in major cities across Bangladesh at news of the guilty verdict, with BNP supporters clashing with police and activists from the ruling party. (more...)
Manchester United and Liverpool discover Borussia Dortmund's asking price for Christian Pulisic Manchester United and Liverpool discover Borussia Dortmund's asking price for Christian Pulisic
- February 09, 2018

Christian Pulisic , the United States Men's National Team star sometimes dubbed "wonder boy", is now enjoying his career with Borussia Dortmund in the German Bundesliga. With the window closed, Pulisic can focus exclusively on matters at Dortmund for now, but interest in his services can expect to be rekindled as the summer draws ever closer. (more...)
Scenes from the Eagles' Super Bowl parade Scenes from the Eagles' Super Bowl parade
- February 09, 2018

Bundled up against freezing winds, some fans from New Jersey walked across the almost 2-mile long Benjamin Franklin Bridge just to get into the city. Philadelphia head coach Doug Peterson and his quarterback Nick Foles made one of the gutsiest calls in Super Bowl history against the Patriots when they chose to run a trick play on 4th and Goal from the one-yard line just before halftime of Super Bowl LII. (more...)
More Cavs trades: Wade, Crowder, Rose and Shumpert gone, reports say More Cavs trades: Wade, Crowder, Rose and Shumpert gone, reports say
- February 09, 2018

Sports indicates that the Jazz plan on parting ways with Rose after his trade to Utah becomes official. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Cleveland is sending Dwyane Wade to Miami, Jae Crowder and Derrick Rose to Utah, and Iman Shumpert to Sacramento. (more...)
MS Dhoni slowest to 400 dismissals MS Dhoni slowest to 400 dismissals
- February 09, 2018

In the Cape Town ODI, his unbeaten 160 was his 34th century in just 205 ODIs. Indian cricket team is all set to confront with South Africa cricket team in the fourth one day worldwide match which is going to be played on 10th February 2018 at New Wanderers Stadium situated in Johannesburg . (more...)
Decision on 45 Russian appeals due Friday, six already rejected Decision on 45 Russian appeals due Friday, six already rejected
- February 09, 2018

As the IOC has suspended the membership of the Russian Olympic Committee, Russians will take part in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games under the status of neutral athletes (OAR, which stands for "Olympic Athlete from Russia"). The US Olympic Committee said it was predetermined that a coin toss would be used in the case of a tie and if the athletes could not find a way to choose a clear victor. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas gets traded after saying he didn't want to be Isaiah Thomas gets traded after saying he didn't want to be
- February 09, 2018

The trade came the morning directly after the former Washington Husky said he didn't want to be traded. For the last month, they have been one of the best teams in the National Basketball Association record-wise, and they will try to keep that up with some new faces. (more...)
Aubameyang: Henrikh Mkhitaryan's transfer greatly influenced my decision Aubameyang: Henrikh Mkhitaryan's transfer greatly influenced my decision
- February 09, 2018

A blur of one-touch passing, with Ozil, Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi switching positions behind Aubameyang, Arsenal's effervescent performance was by far their most encouraging of a season that sees them engaged in a draining battle to qualify for the Champions League. (more...)
Wisconsin mixed doubles curling siblings splits first two Olympic matches Wisconsin mixed doubles curling siblings splits first two Olympic matches
- February 09, 2018

I've just got to pick up the ice a little bit better so if I do miss, it's not a killer miss. If a team runs out of time - it happened on several occasions at the Olympic trials - they automatically lose the game under World Curling Federation rules. (more...)
MLB players union to open free-agent camp in Bradenton MLB players union to open free-agent camp in Bradenton
- February 09, 2018

Tony Clark and the Major League Players Association will run a camp for the remaining unsigned free agents. . Given the unusually slow nature of free agency this winter, a number of players remained unsigned, with spring training opening for at least two teams by February 12 and most Major League Baseball teams the day after. (more...)
Coach Tyronn Lue disputes Isaiah Thomas' claim that Cavs make no adjustments Coach Tyronn Lue disputes Isaiah Thomas' claim that Cavs make no adjustments
- February 09, 2018

Essentially, all the Jazz got in return was forward Jae Crowder , who is a good value and a contributor, but not on Hood's level for production. Cleveland Cavaliers traded Dwyane Wade to the Miami HEAT in exchange for a future second round draft pick. (more...)
Arsène Wenger says Mkhitaryan's professionalism does not surprise him Arsène Wenger says Mkhitaryan's professionalism does not surprise him
- February 09, 2018

Alli was booked in the game for diving. But Mauricio Pochettino's side are unbeaten in 11 matches in all competitions and will prove hard to beat at Wembley, especially if Kane is on top form. Wenger came to the defence of his new striker at yesterday's press conference, explaining that maybe after the Bundesliga's winter break "he was not ready physically to perform at his best, but I don't believe that he didn't want to perform". (more...)
Warriors' Green fitted for braces after elbow to face Warriors' Green fitted for braces after elbow to face
- February 09, 2018

But as you'll see in the clip below, Green's tantrum didn't go so well. Near the end of the first half, Green and Thunder guard Russell Westbrook collided on a play that resulted in no foul call. Green seemed to be surprised when he got called for a second tech. Draymond Green has been fined. That brings him up to 13 technicals and three ejections on the season. (more...)
PadMan Review: Compromised With Writing But Akshay Is Entertaining PadMan Review: Compromised With Writing But Akshay Is Entertaining
- February 09, 2018

In 2015, she wrote about menstruation in her columns in a daily; and in 2016, she wrote about Murugunantham and his phenomenal feat in her bestseller book, " The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad ". He was cycling with blood dripping between his legs to see whether the pad would leak or not. While the West has Superman and Batman, India certainly can be proud of " PadMan ". (more...)
FA charge Jay Rodriguez with racist abuse FA charge Jay Rodriguez with racist abuse
- February 09, 2018

The 28-year-old has until February 16 to respond to the charge. The West Brom player faces a minimum ban of five matches if found guilty in relation to the flashpoint with Cameroon worldwide Bong during a Premier League game last month. "He was upset because I blocked him and after that he said some words", Bong later said to SFR (H/T the Independent ). "After he had some racist comments about me", added Brighton player. (more...)
Mohamed Elneny: 'Arsenal can still win Premier League title' Mohamed Elneny: 'Arsenal can still win Premier League title'
- February 09, 2018

Rooney's comments may come as a surprise to Premier League fans, as the Blues are now in a awful run of form. This year we have less time to be ready for the games. Everton forward Wayne Rooney has claimed that Spurs and Arsenal will miss out on a top-four finish in the Premier League this season - contending that Chelsea, Man Utd and Liverpool will seal the spots below Man City. (more...)
Eddie Jones complains to World Rugby over conduct of Wales captain Eddie Jones complains to World Rugby over conduct of Wales captain
- February 09, 2018

England would have lost more than one test by now under Jones if it weren't for the abrasive edge he has instilled in his squad. "We saw last Saturday it was good to watch". Jones had already begun the mind games on Thursday afternoon by suggesting that Wales outhalf Rhys Patchell's lack of global experience would count against him, with the Scarlets man having lined out for Warren Gatland's side on just a handful of occasions. (more...)
Tony Romo to play in PGA Tour event on sponsor's exemption Tony Romo to play in PGA Tour event on sponsor's exemption
- February 09, 2018

Romo - a sponsor exemption for the event, is a longtime golfer that has been playing as an amateur this season. Romo, now CBS' top National Football League analyst, will be one of the "celebrities" in the field at Pebble Beach this week, but next month will make his PGA Tour debut, via a sponsor's exemption. (more...)
Luka Milivojevic: 'Sam Allardyce one of the best' Luka Milivojevic: 'Sam Allardyce one of the best'
- February 09, 2018

There were initial fears Zaha, 25, could be out for a number of months but Hodgson denied those reports. "He won't play at Everton on Saturday, and it may take a few weeks more than that, but we hope it won't be as long as all that". So, when you are looking at our away results, they are not so good. That being said, we will have to be at our best game to beat Crystal Palace . "To pick up 27 points from those 19 games [since Hodgson replaced Frank de Boer] is a testament to how hard ... (more...)
Senator delays vote on USA budget deal
- February 09, 2018

Higher defense spending expected in the agreement would allow President Donald Trump to make good on his campaign promise for a USA military build-up, although the White House is still concerned about non-defense spending levels, White House legislative affairs director Marc Short told MSNBC. (more...)

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