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Khedira: Harry Kane the most complete striker


Ahead of their first leg of their last-16 clash at the Juventus Stadium, the Germany global midfielder has made a bold statement highlighting the potential threat of the Spurs attacking talisman. "I watched them a lot this year, against Liverpool and Arsenal", Khedira added. Their attacking force is world class, and Pochettino is an excellent coach. Read More »

Medal glory to pariah: How Russian doping scandal unfolded


Russian Federation s suspension in December follows the uncovering of systemic doping that reached its peak at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics , where host nation Russian Federation topped the medals table. The arbitrators found that an invitation process for Russian athletes established by the International Olympic Committee could not be defined as a sanction. Read More »

Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz Proposes to Girlfriend


This will be a week Carson Wentz never forgets. Carson did not get to participate in Sunday's win against the New England Patriots , after being sidelined since December with a torn ligament. Backup quarterback Nick Foles shined for Philadelphia in the postseason, even earning the Super Bowl MVP after passing for 373 yards with three touchdowns. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas might be the key to the Lakers future

James' Cavaliers aren't winning on a consistent basis, and that rests squarely on the shoulders of their star player, despite him having another productive season. Jeff Green scored 24 points and Cedi Osman had a career game in his first career start with 16 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals. Read More »

Eagles fan leaves late father newspaper commemorating Super Bowl win


And while there were numerous great speeches from members of the Eagles throughout the celebration, nothing tops the one provided by Jason Kelce , as fans can see in the video below. If I don't eat breakfast, I'm fucking pissed off. With a hoarse voice, this 6'3 tall man began to sing: " No one likes us / no one likes us / no one likes us / we don't care/ We're the Eagles / the f*cking Eagles / No one likes us / We don't care ". Read More »

Two Koreas shake hands at Olympic Games, but Pence avoids the encounter


Washington insists that Pyongyang - which is under multiple sets of UN Security Council sanctions - must show a willingness to give up its weapons before any negotiations can happen. 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. Read More »

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea


The cheering came when athletes from North and South Korea walked together into Friday's Opening Ceremonies under a single Korean flag in a rare display of unity. The U.S. and the North should quickly resume dialogue, he said. At the same time, the vice president has deliberately left the door open to a possible encounter with North Korean officials expected to be in attendance. Read More »

United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

Eager to put a reality check on the thaw in relations, Pence will meet this morning with North Korean defectors and pay respects at the Cheonan Memorial in Seoul, which honors the 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 torpedo attack attributed to the North. Read More »

Thunder, Lakers get acquainted again


Los Angeles is 12-5 in its last 17 games, including four consecutive wins. After a slow start, Walton got his answer. "I don't know if whether I'm going to LA, or what I'm going to do this offseason". Battle of the benches - With either Grant or Patrick Patterson likely moving up to replace Melo in the starting lineup, the already limited Thunder bench will get even shorter. Read More »

Short track speed skaters ready to take to Olympic ice

Of the 22 North Korean athletes taking part in the Games, 12 have joined the unified women's hockey team who play Switzerland in Gangneung on Saturday evening. "North Korea bombing, please". Security experts have cautioned that large events like the Olympics are targets for hacking, even in a country like South Korea, which produces some of the world's most sophisticated technology. Read More »

Olympics Opening Ceremony sends 'powerful message of peace'

He died shortly after his release last June . U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is using his appearance at the Winter Olympics to call on the global community to grow tougher on North Korea's nuclear program and human rights abuses. The North Koreans already in PyeongChang have been chased by media everywhere they go. Kim, who is said to be very close to her brother, was promoted to the North's powerful politburo a year ago. Read More »

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho rules out signing attacking players


I had a few laughs over the past week because I heard, I watched, I had a chance to read a few things and I'm not English but I understand English enough to understand what I want to say with 'box to box'. 'Normally good players, normally good managers. "And as a midfield player it's hard to find one with more potential than Paul has, because Paul has everything". Read More »

Afridi's gentle act wins hearts of cricket fans


A girl approached Afridi for a selfie was holding an Indian national flag wrongly or in simple words, the flag was folded. Afridi was happy to oblige the fans and signed autographs and posed for photographs with them by the sidelines of the frozen lake. Read More »

EPL: Arsenal, Tottenham Up For North London Derby


West Brom visits Chelsea on Monday. The Gunners are four points and one place adrift of their neighbours as they sit sixth heading into the north London derby. We were at the Emirates earlier in the season when Arsenal beat Spurs 2-0 thanks to goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sánchez who is now a Manchester United player. Read More »

Tottenham aim to gun down Arsenal in EPL


Two-time Golden Boot victor and current Premier League top scorer Harry Kane is set to lead the line for Spurs, while the Gunners' attack has been bolstered by the club-record £60m arrival of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the final day of the January transfer window. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: Luke Shaw can be at Manchester United 'for years'


That will depend on Newcastle retaining Premier League status and whether Toon owner Mike Ashley, or whoever is running the club this summer, matching the Foxes' £25m valuation. Mourinho spoke well of Benitez ahead of the game as tensions between the pair seemingly continue to thaw. Newcastle are in 16th place in the Premier League table but just a point above the relegation zone to put their top-flight future in doubt. Read More »

'I Came to win Everything' - Sanchez Opens up on United Move


He said: "I think that Manchester United , since I was young - and I'm not just saying this because I'm here, I'm an honest guy and I never lie - I think it's the biggest club in England. Prior to his transfer, Sanchez was heavily linked with United's derby rivals Manchester United in August. 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 ... Read More »

West Ham's David Moyes not anxious by Patrice Evra's Marseille departure


Javi Garcia has picked up points in his first two games as Watford manager. The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. "We have got him here to play". While Watford have struggled defensively, they have scored the eighth most goals this season, with Abdoulaye Doucouré leading the club with seven goals. Read More »

North Korean athletes reject free Samsung phones during Winter Olympics


In a rare speech at the parade, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the military parade would "show off the status of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea which has developed into a world-class military power". There are 22 North Korean and four Iranian athletes at the 2018 Winter Games . In what was described as a major diplomatic breakthrough, North Korea said it would send a delegation of athletes and performers to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea. Read More »

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators thrown out of Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics more famously known as PyeongChang 2018, is an worldwide multi-sport event scheduled to take place from 9 to 25 February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. South Korean senior officials, including Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, greeted the North Korean delegation at Incheon Airport. "Karen & I landed in Seoul for important conversations with South Korean President Moon. Read More »

Coutinho scores first Barca goal in 2-0 Copa win


But Coutinho - a €160million signing from Liverpool last month - came off the bench to score his first goal for Barcelona . Coutinho, making his fifth appearance since a £142m move from Liverpool, came on in the second half and acrobatically steered home from Luis Suarez's cross. Read More »

Empire State Building lights celebrate 2018 Olympics


The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics is underway - at 8 South Korea and at 6 a.m. ET in the US - with 2,900 athletes from 92 countries gathering to compete for 102 medals in Pyeongchang. At the age of 30, Kim Yo Jong is quite possibly the most powerful woman in North Korea. That said, these officials said that if the North Koreans had approached Pence with pleasantries, he would have responded in kind. Read More »

Luger Erin Hamlin will carry U.S. flag into opening ceremony


USA Luge declined to comment on the tweet. The Opening Ceremony will take place Friday, Feb. 9. A U.S. speed skating spokesman said Davis had not originally planned to march in the parade of nations later today, but would have made an exception if he had been chosen as flag-bearer. Read More »

Coutinho delighted with first Barca goal


Sevilla beat Leganes 2-0 on Wednesday to advance 3-1 on aggregate. "Reaching this Final is a very special moment for me, but there are still plenty of games before then", Coutinho told Gol TV after the game. "It's a special thing to reach a final and I am sure it will be a great game, but also a hard one, like all finals are". "It's not an easy feat to make it to the final this many times in a row", Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said. Read More »

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger praises Henrikh Mkhitaryan attitude


Alderweireld has only just returned to fitness, and it would be a surprise if he were picked to play from the start at Wembley , even though Davinson Sanchez struggled against Liverpool. They have met 194 times in all competitions, with Arsenal leading by 81 wins to Tottenham's 62. We have a deeper analysis of what happened with the player past year, whether he got injured, how many games he played in three weeks and when he got injured. Read More »

Riyad Mahrez will not face Man City, confirms Leicester boss Claude Puel


Claude Puel stuck with it and attempted to bring the player back and it looks to have worked. He loves football, he loves his relationship with his team-mates, he enjoys his football. The two sides have already met twice this season, with Manchester City winning 2-0 away in the Premier League and also advancing on penalties after a 1-1 draw in a Carabao Cup quarter-final in December. Read More »

Super Bowl LII weather watch as Minneapolis hits -25 degrees


Paul metro area. The Feb. 4 temperatures in Minneapolis historically average a low of 9 degrees and a high of 26, but everyone will be nice and cozy inside the climate-controlled confines of U.S. In the last round of bidding in 2016, five cities competed to host three Super Bowls from 2019 to 2021. At Sunday's game, the players all stood during the anthem. Read More »

Proteas urgently need to find another way, says JP Duminy


Adams, though, believes South Africa need more than just De Villiers' individual brilliance to haul them out of the hole they find themselves in. The fourth ODI of the series is the sold out pink game at the Wanderers, since its inception the Proteas have not lost a Pink ODI. Read More »

Yoel Romero not eligible for interim UFC title after missing weight


When he stepped back on the scale, he weighed in at 187.7 pounds. Yoel Romero , who was originally scheduled to fight Luke Rockhold for the interim middleweight championship, failed to make the 185-pound weight limit on Friday. The late hours of Friday night, into the wee hours of Saturday morning featured a lot of drama as it relates to Saturday night's UFC 221 event. An agreement was eventually reached, saving the main event, though some of the shine was certainly taken off the ... Read More »

Eagles fan brings wife's ashes to first ever Eagles Super Bowl parade


And as if Kelce's colorful language wasn't enough, the speech was given atop the Philadelphia Art Museum steps made famous by Sylvester Stallone in the "Rocky" movies. Whether the extra precaution was necessary or not, the "Philly Special" ended up as the play of the game , and it came as a surprise to everyone - including the Patriots. Read More »

Corea, Inaugurata Casa Italia allo Yongpyong Golf Club di PyeongChang


Inaugurata mercoledì 7 febbraio, nel suggestivo scenario dello Yongpyong Golf Club di PyeongChang , Casa Italia per la XXIII edizione dei Giochi Olimpici Invernali . Contrariamente, la commissione del Tas ha reputato l'esclusione della Russian Federation non come una sanzione bensi' una decisione di eleggibilita'. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham boss says 'process' is about more than titles


They both shone in last weekend's 5-1 EPL win over Everton with Aubameyang scoring on his debut and Mkhitaryan claiming three assists. Tottenham , which had needed a late Harry Kane goal to force a 1-1 draw in the first game, was never troubled at Wembley, progressing thanks to an own-goal from Dan Butler before Erik Lamela doubled the lead. Read More »