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Sports Carlos Cordeiro elected US Soccer president
Author: 0 Carlos Cordeiro elected US Soccer president

He now is charged with running the US end of a bid with Mexico and Canada for the right to host the 2026 World Cup . Other priorities include the hiring of a general manager for the men's team, a position Cordeiro said must be filled before launching a coaching search.

Sports CAS rejects Russian appeals
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Ninety-two nations in all will compete in this year's Games, also a record. South Korea's mixed doubles curling team of Jang Hye-ji and Lee Ki-jeong beat the United States Friday for their second win at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics . On the other hand, Jim Walden, the lawyer for former Moscow Laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov , who provided much of the information for the McLaren Report after fleeing Russia , accused the International Olympic Committee and CAS of being ...

Sports Aussies need 138 to beat England in T20
Author: 0 Aussies need 138 to beat England in T20

New Zealand squad: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Anaru Kitchen, Colin Munro, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Ben Wheeler. In the match, Australia won the toss and opted to field first. England struggled to get into their stride as openers Alex Hales and Jason Roy both fell cheaply, as the visitors stuttered to 16-2 within the first three overs.

Sports Mahrez denies going on strike after blocked Man City transfer
Author: 0 Mahrez denies going on strike after blocked Man City transfer

Mahrez only returned to training on Friday for the first time since the window closed, but when asked if City felt responsible for Mahrez's absence, Guardiola said: I don't think so. The win puts City 16 points clear of Manchester United ahead of their match with Newcastle United on Sunday. The Foxes suffered a 2-0 defeat to City in the reverse fixture in November and were also knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Pep Guardiola's side at the King Power Stadium in December.

Sports Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President to Pyongyang
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President to Pyongyang

This was not supposed to be, as some in Seoul grumble, the "Pyongyang Games", a play on the North Korean capital's phonetic similarity to Pyeongchang . He earlier decided not to shake hands with Kim Yong Nam , the man formally in charge of North Korea's delegation. "The countries are still technically at war since a 1953 armistice, though they have resumed talks after a year-long standoff between North Korea and the United States in which an exchange of threats between the heads of ...

Sports Yu Darvish signs with Cubs for $126 million, 6 years
Author: 0 Yu Darvish signs with Cubs for $126 million, 6 years

After Lester helped the Cubs win the World Series in 2016, it more than justified the team's six-year, $155 million deal some critics considered a risky investment when the lefty signed in December 2014. He hopes to get back to that stage to show the world he is better than his 21.60 World Series ERA. He was top 10 in the Cy Young and 3rd in Rookie of the Year voting in 2012.

Sports Oklahoma City Thunder say Paul George is untouchable
Author: 0 Oklahoma City Thunder say Paul George is untouchable

Hart 4-9 0-0 10, Randle 8-16 1-1 17, Lopez 4-14 1-2 9, Ingram 7-11 2-2 19, Caldwell-Pope 7-10 3-3 20, Kuzma 6-15 2-2 16, Brewer 3-6 0-0 6, Bryant 1-3 0-0 2, Zubac 2-6 3-3 7, Caruso 0-4 0-0 0, Ennis 0-0 0-0 0, Payton II 0-2 0-0 0. Oklahoma City would trail the rest of the way and fell behind by as many as 27 points. Two Thunder starters did not score, with Patrick Patterson going 0-for-6 from the field and missing five 3-pointers.

Sports UFC/MMA Rumors: CM Punk's next UFC fight nearly confirmed
Author: 0 UFC/MMA Rumors: CM Punk's next UFC fight nearly confirmed

So is the insane reality that two men without a pro MMA victory between them will fight on the main card of a UFC event set to come to fruition? Nevertheless, given that Punk is somewhat of a draw thanks to his time in the WWE, that would appear to be enough for the UFC to overlook the fact that neither fighter is actually anything close to UFC caliber.

Sports Benitez asked whether Islam Slimani will make Newcastle debut against Man Utd
Author: 0 Benitez asked whether Islam Slimani will make Newcastle debut against Man Utd

The 57-year-old's gameplan was called into question following December's 1-0 defeat to Manchester City at St James' Park, which was followed up by a 3-1 loss against the same opponents less than a month later. Former Newcastle United midfielder Kieron Dyer has told the Daily Mail that he "fears" for the Toon in their fight against relegation but believes manager Rafa Benitez has the X-factor - and that could keep them up.

Sports Jose Mourinho reveals how Paul Pogba has reacted to being dropped
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho reveals how Paul Pogba has reacted to being dropped

I'm not English but I think I understand English enough to understand what you mean by box-to-box but with some comments from important people in football I got a little bit confused. "For me Paul is a midfield player". "'Box to box" to play free of defensive duties, that's not "box to box.' That's a box in the box and stay in the box and doesn't move from the 'box to box'".

Sports Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

North Korean leader Kim reviewed the display of military might, the first to take place since April a year ago, from a balcony above the plaza. She arrived here Friday as part of a delegation to the Olympics. But the North was still welcomed with open arms to what South Korean President Moon Jae-in called "Olympic games of peace" and the USA appeared to be the one left out in the cold.

Sports Serena Williams 'ready to go' in return to competitive
Author: 0 Serena Williams 'ready to go' in return to competitive

She and Davis will face world number 165 Lesley Kerkhove and Demi Schuurs, who is ranked 32nd in doubles. Williams holds a 13-0 career singles record in the Fed Cup, and is 3-1 in doubles. Serena Williams returns to tennis after a year-long absence on Saturday, with all eyes on the former world number one as she sets out on her quest to reclaim her position at the pinnacle of her sport.

Sports Kim Dynasty Has Finally Set Foot in South Korea
Author: 0 Kim Dynasty Has Finally Set Foot in South Korea

During the bilateral summit, held in Pyeongchang , South Korea, Abe explained Japan's position on the bilateral accord for "finally and irreversibly" resolving the issue of comfort women. After banning the entire team over the doping conspiracy, the International Olympic Committee opened a loophole to allow more than 160 "clean" athletes back in - and now more Russians are trying to force their way in through legal appeals.

Sports David Moyes confident Patirce Evra can make an impact at West Ham
Author: 0 David Moyes confident Patirce Evra can make an impact at West Ham

Now, David Moyes has revealed that he has no qualms about what happened at Marseille. Arnautovic (hamstring) returned to training this week. New signing Patrice Evra could feature after arriving this week. Moyes isn't the only one talking about Evra's move back to the Premier League . Javi Garcia has picked up points in his first two games as Watford manager.

Sports North Korea confirms dismissal of top military general
Author: 0 North Korea confirms dismissal of top military general

Yo Jong, who was appointed a senior official in the ruling Workers' party a year ago, was pictured being ushered around Incheon International Airport in South Korea by security. Mike McRoberts is at Pyeongchang, covering the Winter Olympics for Newshub. Jin remains the only female South Korean athlete to win three gold medals at a single Winter Olympics.

Author: 0 Olympics: Mike Pence doesn't stand for Korea, skips meal with North Koreans

Athletes from South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) marched together under a unified Korean flag at the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics in South Korea's eastern county of PyeongChang on Friday. Pence, who was accompanied by his wife Karen and Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was held prisoner in North Korea and died shortly after he returned to the USA last year, praised the defectors for the 'courage'.

Sports Super Bowl Champs praise God after epic win
Author: 0 Super Bowl Champs praise God after epic win

Foles signed with Michigan State, then transferred to Arizona after one season. And it's more than just the Super Bowl . Carson Wentz's significant other is also getting a ring. At the Super Bowl, Foles continued his streak of world-class play to lead the underdog Eagles over the Patriots juggernaut for their first Super Bowl in team history .

Author: 0 Countinho scores debut goal as Barca reach King's Cup final

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 . Valencia was attempting to make it to the Copa final for the first time since 2007-08, when it won its seventh title after eliminating Barcelona in the semifinals.

Sports South Korean president hosts lunch for delegation from the North
Author: 0 South Korean president hosts lunch for delegation from the North

He also left when the unified Korean team marched in, The New York Times reported. Yet obstacles were evident even amid the outreach. Two members of the joint Korean hockey team carried the Olympic torch up a steep flight of stairs, and spectators gasped in unison when they realized the torch would be given to 2010 Olympic figure skating champion Yuna Kim to light the flame.

Sports Utica's Erin Hamlin named Olympic flag bearer for Team USA
Author: 0 Utica's Erin Hamlin named Olympic flag bearer for Team USA

NOROVIRUS: The organizing committee for the Pyeongchang Olympics says another 11 people have been diagnosed with norovirus. And how was the deadlock broken? In such cases a coin flip settles the issue. "@ TeamUSA dishonorably tossed a coin to decide its 2018 flag bearer", he tweeted. "No problem. I can wait until 2022", he wrote on Thursday. Trouble is, Davis isn't likely to get another chance at carrying the flag.

Sports Super Bowl scores fewest TV viewers since 2009
Author: 0 Super Bowl scores fewest TV viewers since 2009

On the flip side from the drop in TV numbers, Nielsen also reports that Sunday's game in Minneapolis marked the largest digital audience ever, averaging 2.02 million viewers per minute. NBC won the night in the demo with a 2.0 but finished second in total viewers with 8.4 million. The increase of 2.62 rating points is the biggest L+7 lift for any show on any broadcast network since December 2015 ("The Big Bang Theory", 2.83 on Thursday, Dec.

Sports Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Victory Parade
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Victory Parade

The Eagles' backup - who took over late in the year for injured star Carson Wentz - went 28-43 for 373 yards passing, throwing for three touchdowns and even catching one on a crucial fourth down play. It's a protest during the anthem. Smith and some of his teammates were some of Trump's most outspoken critics. The Super Bowl parade celebrates the Eagles 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots 41-33 on Sunday.

Author: 0 Coutinho revels in first goal as Barcelona reach Copa del Rey final

Coutinho's first goal in Barca colours reignites the connection he shared with the Uruguayan striker on Merseyside. I did it here and helped the team reach the Final with it. "It's a special moment". "Barca are used to reaching and playing the finals". It's not easy to repeat and repeat [success] like that. Initial reports from AS on Monday (5 February) claimed that Barcelona fear that the Spain worldwide could be on the sidelines for up to a month and could consequently miss the ...

Sports Alli is the chief culprit for diving in the league - Kilbane
Author: 0 Alli is the chief culprit for diving in the league - Kilbane

For us, it is an opportunity to come back closer to the Champions League places, which is a priority", he said. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Wenger said: "We should have a similar squad to Everton . "The Arsenal game was not the goal, it was just to be back as quickly as possible". The north London derby is always an intense occasion, but the race for a Champions League berth adds extra spice to the Wembley encounter.

Sports Sanchez left Arsenal 'to win everything'
Author: 0 Sanchez left Arsenal 'to win everything'

The Chile worldwide moved to Manchester United last month after a prolonged summer transfer saga saw Arsenal pull out of a proposed deal with Manchester City because a deal for Monaco's Thomas Lemar fell through. "It's a huge club and I was there", Sanchez said in a statement. Sanchez opened his goalscoring account as United beat Huddersfield 2-0 at home in the league, with the former Gunner missing a penalty, only to swoop to tuck away the rebound.

Sports Denise Garcia: Hottest Photos Of Lonzo Ball's Girlfriend
Author: 0 Denise Garcia: Hottest Photos Of Lonzo Ball's Girlfriend

We aren't sure if the Ball family knew yet, however. "It would be my first time ever experiencing All-Star". It was kind of just a thing that came up. "One-dribble, two-dribble pullups", Ball said . Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led the team with 20 points on seven of 10 shooting, Brandon Ingram added 19 points while Julius Randle chipped in with 17 points.

Sports Defending champion Rumford leads World Super 6
Author: 0 Defending champion Rumford leads World Super 6

Only the top-24 players will qualify for the final round match play component, when golfers will go head-to-head in a series of six-hole shootouts. Happy to be tied for the lead and obviously happy that I'm in that top eight. The unique tri-sanctioned European Tour tournament, which sees the top 24 after the first three rounds undertake matchplay on the final day to decide the victor, is in its second year, with local golfer Rumford having won the inaugural event in 2017.

Sports Groups Block Light Rail Tracks Before Start of Super Bowl
Author: 0 Groups Block Light Rail Tracks Before Start of Super Bowl

At mid-afternoon on Super Bowl Sunday, the temperature in Minneapolis is 2 degrees. If you're watching in the United Kingdom, the options to watch the Super Bowl are endless. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended Trump's position in a pre-Super Bowl interview on Sunday. The temperature that day reached a high of 26 degrees and hit a low of 7.

Sports South Africa bowl in third ODI against India
Author: 0 South Africa bowl in third ODI against India

Going by the speed Dhoni has been inflicting dismissals with his wicketkeeping gloves, he might complete his set of 400 dismissals for exclusively Indian Cricket Team in the ongoing series as three more matches to go after this ODI. Brief Scores: India 303/6 ( Virat Kohli 160 not out , Shikhar Dhawan 76, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 16 not out; J.P.Duminy 2/60) vs South Africa . They had once again taken care of business between overs 10 and 25 - accounting for three top order wickets.

Sports Protests in Pyeongchang nothing new for Olympics in South Korea
Author: 0 Protests in Pyeongchang nothing new for Olympics in South Korea

Moon has already put a summit offer on the table. Moon warmly greeted Kim Yo Jong at Friday's ceremony. Observers have expressed fascination with the last-minute decision on the part of the North Korean regime to send Kim Yo-Jong south since it was announced three days ago.

Sports Mahrez not returning for Man City clash, confirms Puel
Author: 0 Mahrez not returning for Man City clash, confirms Puel

Jose Mourinho has no desire to sell the 28-year-old, but the manager's reluctance to drop either Paul Pogba or Nemanja Matic has seen Herrera's minutes dwindle. Manchester City have a number of injury concerns, with Pep Guardiola missing some of his best attacking talent. "Puel has also received the blow of losing Shinji Okazaki to injury."[There has been a] little injury with Okazaki, he will not be available", Puel added.

Sports Philadelphia cleaning up after Super Bowl parade
Author: 0 Philadelphia cleaning up after Super Bowl parade

In a cathartic outpouring of passion borne from generations of coming oh-so-close but no further, parents and grandparents, children and teens, friends and strangers from every walk of life danced and sang together the Eagles fight song all morning.

Sports UNL chancellor statement on 'white nationalist' student
Author: 0 UNL chancellor statement on 'white nationalist' student

Several players tweeted "Hate will never win" on Thursday night. But despite his discomfort towards Kleve's comments, he said the university is confined to act within the law and that the comments were not enough to permit a legal expulsion.

Sports UN chief urges denuclearization to North Korea
Author: 0 UN chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

President Trump and Kim Jong Un are not at the Opening Ceremonies , but their lookalikes are. "A great example of this unifying power is the joint march here tonight of the two teams from the National Olympic Committees of the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea", Bach said.

Sports Arsène Wenger claims English players are now the 'masters' of diving
Author: 0 Arsène Wenger claims English players are now the 'masters' of diving

The Sun states that the Czech Republic global is a doubt for the clash after picking up a calf injury in his side's 5-1 thumping of Everton . The Spurs took four points from their two fixtures against Manchester United and Liverpool , and forward Harry Kane became the second-fastest player in the Premier League era to score 100 goals.