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'Special moment' as Coutinho opens Barcelona account in King's Cup win

Coutinho was brought off the bench at half-time for his fifth appearance, since his £14 million switch from Liverpool last month and scored four minutes after the restart. Rodrigo Moreno came closest to scoring for the hosts when he crashed a header against the bar in the 13th minute and the Spain worldwide was thwarted again later in the half by Barca goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen. [Full Article...]

Jose hails Pogba's response after dropping him to bench

Jose hails Pogba's response after dropping him to bench That's not a box to box player. "He can do a bit of everything really well", Rooney told Sky Sports . Pogba was the first man out to train at Carrington on Friday afternoon and is in line for a return against Newcastle on Sunday. "For me Paul is a midfield player", said Mourinho. At United, these very difficulties are exemplified in Mourinho's treatment of past-players and their willingness t... [Full Article...]

With extraordinary political optics, Winter Olympics begin

With extraordinary political optics, Winter Olympics begin Those on their feet included South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the two senior North Koreans sent to the opening ceremonies - Kim Yo Jong , the sister of leader Kim Jong Un , and Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state. By tradition, Greece, the home of the original Olympics, enters first; the host country enters last. Kim Yo Jong shook hands with Moon at the beginning of the... [Full Article...]

Curling: US siblings win 'family feud' game versus married Russians

Curling: US siblings win 'family feud' game versus married Russians National Team. The game consists of eight ends rather than 10. "I think you're going to see more and more teams playing better because they're getting more comfortable with the ice and where to put the broom, so it's good to see that our team is catching on to that as well", he said. [Full Article...]

Davis to skip opening ceremony after 'dishonorable' coin toss

Davis to skip opening ceremony after 'dishonorable' coin toss Hamlin gained the selection at a meeting of team representatives from each US winter sports body after she and Davis were tied at four votes each. "I am an American and when I won the 1000m in 2010 I became the first American to 2-peat in that event", Davis wrote Thursday on Twitter . [Full Article...]

Eagles fans give Brady Street in Philly a new name

Eagles fans give Brady Street in Philly a new name If you're an Eagles fan who can't be at today's parade, or simply want to see if anyone eats any horse poop, you can catch all the action via the live stream feed below. "This city works as a team", Police Commissioner Richard Ross said this week, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported . "To all the kids out there, I just want to say don't drink", Hart said. [Full Article...]

LeBron James: 'I like the pieces we have coming in'

LeBron James: 'I like the pieces we have coming in' Just like that, the Cavs traded almost half their roster, got substantially younger and more athletic and wedged themselves back into contention to make a fourth straight Finals appearance against Golden State. And if all that wasn't enough, the Cavs then dealt 36-year-old Dwyane Wade to Miami for a heavily protected second-round pick. "The oft-criticised old, exhausted roster that lacked athle... [Full Article...]

Fifth straight Copa final for Barcelona

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. "But they were superior". The home side kept things close, with goalkeeper Jaume Domenech doing his part with a tremendous fist save off a risky free kick by Argentine superstar Lionel Messi in the eighth minute. [Full Article...]

De Villiers back into squad for last three ODIs against India

De Villiers back into squad for last three ODIs against India It's a tad sad that the Proteas failures mask the brilliance of Virat Kohli . "He brings that calmness, he brings that experience", said Morris. South Africa: South Africa felt the pinch of the absence of two of their most experienced players - du Preez and Ismail. [Full Article...]

Lucas Moura in contention to make Tottenham debut against Arsenal

Lucas Moura in contention to make Tottenham debut against Arsenal This is the first game between the sides at Wembley since April 1993, when a goal by Tony Adams gave Arsenal a 1-0 FA Cup semi-final victory. Wenger was speaking as the fallout continued from last weekend's 2-2 draw between Liverpool and Spurs when Tottenham's Dele Alli was booked for diving and Harry Kane was accused of going down too easily to win a penalty under a challenge fr... [Full Article...]

Isles take major advantage of Wings

Isles take major advantage of Wings The Islanders trailed 5-2 with 6:33 left in regulation when Detroit's Tyler Bertuzzi was assessed a major game misconduct for slashing Cal Clutterbuck . A late second-period fight between Justin Abdelkader and Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk - playing his first game since December 27 - seemed to spark the Islanders, who pressed the Red Wings before Nelson finally scored. [Full Article...]

World swimming champion says she was abused by US Olympic coach

World swimming champion says she was abused by US Olympic coach An official with a Seattle-area swimming program says CEO Sean Hutchison has left the post amid sexual abuse allegations. USA Gymnastics and the gymnastics community is still reeling from the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. "Kukors claims that Hutchison started (in 2002) the process of child 'grooming, ' a practice utilized by child predators to obtain a victim's trust with the goal of sex... [Full Article...]

Just how cold this year's Super Bowl will be, in one chart

Just how cold this year's Super Bowl will be, in one chart This would make Sunday's game the coldest Super Bowl on record. The previous two Super Bowl hosts were considerably warmer (Houston for Super Bowl LI and Santa Clara, California, for Super Bowl 50). There's no snow in the game day forecast, but the predicted high is in the single digits - that's Fahrenheit, not Celsius - with a low below zero. What channel is the Super Bowl on? The rainies... [Full Article...]

Nathan Chen down but not out, focusing on the future

Nathan Chen down but not out, focusing on the future Canada won the silver medal in Sochi but faces competition from the Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation team, which includes two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva, and Sochi 2014 team bronze medalists the United States . For the upcoming Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the ladies short program begins on Sunday, Feb. 11. "That will give us a better sense of how to strategize... [Full Article...]

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Previewing What to Watch for on Day 2

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Previewing What to Watch for on Day 2 Moon is desperate to use the games as an opportunity to restore regular communication with North Korea and eventually pull it into talks over resolving the worldwide stand-off over its nuclear programme. The two nations have marched together at an Olympics but this time have taken the extraordinary step of combining on the composition of the women's hockey team. [Full Article...]

Luke Rockhold vs. Yoel Romero UFC 221 headliner is still on

Luke Rockhold vs. Yoel Romero UFC 221 headliner is still on Yoel Romero will not be fighting for the interim UFC middleweight championship at UFC 221 on Saturday night . He initially came in at 188.5 pounds and had two hours to drop the remaining pounds. 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. Romero was slated to take on former World Series Of Fighting two-di... [Full Article...]

India trample SA again By

India trample SA again By When people complained about the no-show of the women's match , while the men's performance was on full blast, the BCCI , swiftly blamed Cricket South Africa , saying that the responsibility was on them to broadcast the match. South Africa may also call on Farhaan Behardien which could push one of David Miller or Khaya Zondo out of the XI. Andile Phehlukwayo, 9. Morne Morkel , 10. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia Eagles victory parade: Getting there from Monmouth County

Philadelphia Eagles victory parade: Getting there from Monmouth County Backup Eagles quarterback Nick Foles , who had nearly retired from football, was named the Super Bowl MVP. The festivities included a squad of cheerleaders dancing and shaking green and white pompoms, a fly-over by military jets and the crowd singing the team song "Fly, Eagles, Fly". [Full Article...]

Bernardeschi, Higuain put Juventus top amid VAR fiasco

Bernardeschi, Higuain put Juventus top amid VAR fiasco Fiorentina were awarded a first-half penalty for handball by Giorgio Chiellini and Jordan Veretout waited for almost three minutes to take the spot kick before the referee indicated he would review the incident using the VAR system. BOOM - Federico Bernardeschi: With injuries to Paulo Dybala, Juan Cuadrado, Douglas Costa, and Blaise Matuidi decimating the Bianconeri's roster, the young and ... [Full Article...]

OLIMPIADI INVERNALI La cerimonia di apertura, con l'accensione del tripode, ha

OLIMPIADI INVERNALI La cerimonia di apertura, con l'accensione del tripode, ha Suggestiva, ma neanche troppo, la cerimonia inaugurale , condita dalla sfilata delle 92 delegazioni in gara. Si tratta di una contea nella provincia del Gangwon in Corea del Sud ed è la terza contea per dimensione nel Paese; siamo nella regione dei monti Taebaek, a circa 180 km ad est della capitale Seul. [Full Article...]


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