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Leicester are stronger with returning Riyad Mahrez - boss Claude Puel Leicester are stronger with returning Riyad Mahrez - boss Claude Puel
- February 11, 2018

Mahrez has ended his self-imposed exile by returning to training on Friday, saying "presumptions" about his absence were "totally without foundation". Neville, while speaking on Sky Sports , described Guardiola's decision to just bring six subs to the game as a "joke" considering the dazzling stars City have in their youth ranks. (more...)
Newcastle United vs Manchester United preview Newcastle United vs Manchester United preview
- February 11, 2018

He joins Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the injured list, with Jose Mourinho hopeful the latter duo will be fit before the end of February, per David McDonnell at the Mirror . When the Reds welcomed Newcastle to the Theatre of Dreams back in November, there was excitement in the air as Paul Pogba returned to the starting line-up after injury and the Frenchman stole the show with a Man-of-the-Match display. (more...)
Conte: Chelsea must take collective responsibility for slump Conte: Chelsea must take collective responsibility for slump
- February 11, 2018

Furthermore, the former Juventus coach also had a spat with key defender David Luiz while ignoring the likes of Michy Batshuayi, who is thriving in the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund. Conte said the club were working hard to "find a solution" and to ease the pain in his back, but refused to put a timeframe on his recovery. "I feel this month is very important". (more...)
Conte admits frustration over Morata's ongoing back injury Conte admits frustration over Morata's ongoing back injury
- February 11, 2018

Morata is now sidelined with a back injury that has kept him out of action since last month, and despite only being in his first year with Chelsea , the Spaniard has not ruled out a return move to Los Blancos. And I'm very happy here", he said. For this reason, I am a bit anxious. "You know very well the importance of the player", he added. " But Madrid will always be Madrid for me ". (more...)
Chelsea struggling to treat Morata's injury Chelsea struggling to treat Morata's injury
- February 11, 2018

For this reason, I'm a bit anxious. "But, I repeat, in my life when I was a player, I was captain of Juventus and never, ever, did I speak about a coach with my club". "It is very hard for me to transfer my thoughts", Conte told a post-match press conference. Chelsea have won only two of their last 10 games in all competitions and Conte insists responsibility must be divided if his side are to salvage their season. (more...)
Tottenham vs Arsenal, Premier League preview Tottenham vs Arsenal, Premier League preview
- February 10, 2018

Mark Lawrenson is backing Tottenham Hotspur to secure a comfortable 2-0 win against Arsenal at Wembley on Saturday afternoon. Tottenham are sitting fifth in the English Premier League standings, but can move up to fourth place in the table with a win before Chelsea kick-off. (more...)
Cubs, Darvish agree to 6-year deal Cubs, Darvish agree to 6-year deal
- February 10, 2018

The deal apparently will not reach $150 million unless Darvish is stellar in his new home. Darvish, 31, was widely considered the top free agent starting pitcher on the market. fell to the Astros in seven games. He has never allowed more than three earned runs against an NL Central opponent. The Yankees surfaced as a possible destination for Darvish, but considering ownership's mandate to stay under the $197 million luxury tax, they wouldn't have been able to give him the contract ... (more...)
Unai Emery: "Ronaldo and Madrid deliver in big games"
- February 10, 2018

Neymar has 18 goals and 11 assists in 17 Ligue 1 appearances this campaign and is preparing to down Real Madrid in the Champions League next week. Former Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo also threatened for Toulouse as Alphonse Areola parried his diving header following a left-wing cross by Max Gradel who had escaped beyond Dani Alves. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: CAS upholds Russian ban Winter Olympics 2018: CAS upholds Russian ban
- February 10, 2018

After reading the statement, Reeb immediately walked off the stage and did not take any questions from reporters. The OAR label is a compromise - an attempt by the International Olympic Committee , the body that oversees the Olympic Games, to not punish every Russian for the misdeeds of their compatriots and government. (more...)
Joe Johnson Signs With Rockets (Not Celtics) After Buyout Joe Johnson Signs With Rockets (Not Celtics) After Buyout
- February 10, 2018

The Jazz traded him as part of a 3-team swap with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Kings, landing in Sacramento, but knowingly only as a stopping waypoint until contractual matters could be solved. Johnson had been battling a wrist injury, limiting him to 21.9 minutes per game. The only possible cause for concern with Johnson is his 27.4 percentage from beyond the arc, especially for a team that centers their game around the three-point shot. (more...)
Arsenal boss Wenger rates Tottenham striker Kane as best in Europe Arsenal boss Wenger rates Tottenham striker Kane as best in Europe
- February 10, 2018

Much of the hype around Spurs this season is down to 24-year-old England striker Kane, who has an fantastic 31 goals in 32 competitive games. As per Italian newspaper Corrire dello Sport , Tottenham will move to land Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi by summer should Real Madrid successfully lure Harry Kane to Spain. (more...)
US Soccer presidential election results: Cordeiro beats Carter to replace Gulati US Soccer presidential election results: Cordeiro beats Carter to replace Gulati
- February 10, 2018

Cordeiro tried to argue he was a change candidate but he and Kathy Carter, the on-leave president of Soccer United Marketing (an arm of MLS, which works closely with the USSF) were clearly the establishment choices in the field. Soccer Foundation. "For those of you who think the state of soccer today in the U.S.is good enough, then you should vote for more of the same", she said. (more...)
Short Track Skater Lim Wins S. Korea's 1st Gold at PyeongChang Short Track Skater Lim Wins S. Korea's 1st Gold at PyeongChang
- February 10, 2018

Sjinkie Knegt of the Netherlands took silver, finishing 0.70 seconds behind Lim, while Olympic Athlete from Russia Semen Elistratov won the bronze. The heavy gold medal favorites had an early fall but still managed to reel the other three teams back in before eventually winning easily. At the Games in Sochi , he won gold in the relay. (more...)
This map shows every country's favorite sport in the Winter Olympics This map shows every country's favorite sport in the Winter Olympics
- February 10, 2018

Moon and Kim made a short, historic meeting at the ceremony, though it was not clear if Pence and the representative of the isolated kingdom had any interaction. We wanted the North Koreans to see the vice president, Abe and Moon sitting directly in front of them for the Opening Ceremonies, and it would show that that alliance is strong. (more...)
Pence will use Olympics to push tougher stance on North Korea Pence will use Olympics to push tougher stance on North Korea
- February 10, 2018

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are speaking while watching Olympic speedskaters compete, hours after Moon received a historic invitation to visit North Korea. He also ratcheted up his rhetoric on the North's human rights abuses in a speech to US service members at Yokota Air Base in Japan. The recent detente, anchored by South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympic Games that began on Friday, came despite an acceleration in the North's weapons programs a ... (more...)
WEEI Suspends Christian Fauria for Racist Don Yee Impression WEEI Suspends Christian Fauria for Racist Don Yee Impression
- February 10, 2018

The con artist told Borges that Brady, in light of the five-year, $137.5 million contract signed by former Patriots backup Jimmy Garoppolo with the 49ers, wanted a better deal and was willing to sit out offseason team activities until he got one. (more...)
North proposes inter-Korean summit with S Korean President North proposes inter-Korean summit with S Korean President
- February 10, 2018

The officials, who spoke on condition because they were not authorized to discuss the USA approach publicly, also denied that Pence had been blindsided by the seating arrangement - with the North Koreans in the row behind him, allowing Kim Yo Jong to be easily pictured in profile next to the vice president. (more...)
Rangers beat Flames Four-Three to snap Four-game shedding streak Rangers beat Flames Four-Three to snap Four-game shedding streak
- February 10, 2018

The Flames, who dropped to 28-19-8 with Friday's frustrating loss? 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. (more...)
During Opening Ceremonies, PyeongChang Organizing Committee computer servers hacked
- February 10, 2018

Fred Warmbier attended the opening ceremony as the vice president's guest. Then, two athletes from the joint Koreas women's hockey team, Chung Su-hyon of North Korea and Park Jong-ah of South Korea , climbed stairs to the cauldron with the torch. (more...)
Biathlon: What to know for women's 7.5 km sprint Biathlon: What to know for women's 7.5 km sprint
- February 10, 2018

Susan Dunklee, the U.S.'s best chance at medaling in the 7.5 km sprint, missed five shots - one in the prone position and four while standing - and fell out of medal contention early. Russian biathlete Olga Vilukhina took silver but has since been banned and stripped of it as part of the International Olympic Committee's punishment for anti-doping violations. (more...)
Inbee Park, Se Ri Pak take part in Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Inbee Park, Se Ri Pak take part in Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
- February 10, 2018

By weaving military threats in with a charm offensive, North Korea wants the global community to acknowledge it as a nuclear power. South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks with President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea Kim Young Nam and Kim Yo Jong , the sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un , during their meeting at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, February 10, 2018 . (more...)
At the PyeongChang Olympic Opening Ceremonies, Korea unifies for a historic selfie
- February 10, 2018

The event was attended by North Korean ceremonial leader Kim Yong Nam , who accompanied Yo Jong to the Games. She's the first South Korean to win an Olympic figure skating gold - she also added a silver in 2014 - and the first to win a figure skating world championship. (more...)
Modi conferred with highest Palestinian honour for foreign dignitaries Modi conferred with highest Palestinian honour for foreign dignitaries
- February 10, 2018

Senior sources in Israel confirmed that the Israeli government was sounded off much in advance, and prior to, of Netanyahu's visit to India. Following this, several agreements include in areas like finance and skills development are likely to be signed. (more...)
Paul George scores 29 points with 9 rebounds for short-handed Thunder Paul George scores 29 points with 9 rebounds for short-handed Thunder
- February 10, 2018

As the first quarter began to wane, however, the absence of Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony began to show, and the Thunder lost its mojo. "We call him Charles Barkley", Randle said. He shot 75.0% from the field, making 9 of his 12 attempts (6/6 from the line, 2/2 from three-point range). Oklahoma City would trail the rest of the way and fell behind by as many as 27 points. (more...)
Conte not considering Chelsea axe Conte not considering Chelsea axe
- February 10, 2018

For this reason, I'm a bit anxious. "You know very well the importance of the player". On a more positive note for Conte, new signing Olivier Giroud is in contention to face West Bromwich Albion on Monday , having made his debut from the substitutes' bench against Norwich. (more...)

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