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Sports North and South Korea march under one flag during opening ceremony
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is attending the opening ceremonies in part to reassure trilateral ties between South Korea, Japan and the US. At the opening ceremony, Kim Yong Nam and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, waved to North and South Korean athletes who marched under a unified peninsula flag for the first time in a decade.

Author: 0 Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz proposes to girlfriend at Kentucky Castle

Knowing that this unlikely run by the journeyman backup could threaten his tenure with the team, Wentz nonetheless shared a heartfelt message of hope and gratitude to Foles just ahead of the 2018 Super Bowl . You'd think if any team can afford to be complacent, it's the defending champs, except every team is always striving to get better. Before the NFC Championship Game, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer talked about the Eagles' proclivity for fourth-down gambles, saying: "We have to be prepared at ...

Sports SU Professor reflects on time with US Olympic Committee
Author: 0 SU Professor reflects on time with US Olympic Committee

The U.S. Olympic team will be led into Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium by flag-bearer Erin Hamlin. To finish off, Yuna Kim, the South Korean figure skater who won gold at Vancouver 2010 and silver at Sochi 2014, lit the Olympic cauldron. Athletes walked in to the universally familiar beat of South Korean pop song Gangnam Style and snowboarders in glowing costumes ripped down a mountain while a formation of lighted drones assembled an aerial Olympic ring.

Sports Olympics-Denied US flag with coin toss,…
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Set to possibly take a place on the podium once again in Korea, Hamlin is an inspired choice to carry the flag for Team USA at this year's opening ceremony. USA speed skater Joey Mantia, a team-mate of Davis, accepted the decision. She starts competing in Pyeongchang on Monday. "At first it was a lot of shock and I didn't' understand what was happening because I didn't make sense to me that this could happen", Erin Jackson said.

Sports 'This Is Us' Returns to Earth After Post-Super Bowl Highs
Author: 0 'This Is Us' Returns to Earth After Post-Super Bowl Highs

Versus the show's season averages, " This Is Us " is up 16.7 million persons, or 162 percent, in total viewers (26.976 vs. 10.299 million), and 232 percent in 18-49 (9.3 vs. Nielsen began its out-of-home measurement service last April - measuring program and commercial ratings for live through live-plus-seven days of time-shifted viewing.

Sports Jenkins to join Eagles mates skipping White House visit
Author: 0 Jenkins to join Eagles mates skipping White House visit

Traditionally, the Super Bowl champions visit the White House. "We hold them in our hearts and thank them for our freedom as we proudly stand for the national anthem", Trump said . Eagles defensive end Chris Long , who skipped the visit past year when he played for the Patriots, said before Super Bowl LII game that he would not attend if the Eagles beat New England.

Sports Philippe Coutinho savours
Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho savours "special moment" following first Barcelona goal

Sevilla beat Leganes 2-0 on Wednesday to go through 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 not an easy feat to make it to the final this many times in a row", Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said. Valencia were creating the better chances in the first-half on the counter attack and Rodrigo had another good effort but this time Cillessen was equal to his ...

Sports Arsenal should replace Wenger with Conte - Merson
Author: 0 Arsenal should replace Wenger with Conte - Merson

The 31-year-old was a doubt for the Wembley showdown after being forced off at half-time during Saturday's 5-1 victory over Everton at the Emirates . This could be how Arsenal will line up for the upcoming North London derby. Eighth-placed Leicester recorded the same result at home to Swansea City that day, and this will be their third time to face City this season after defeats in the league (2-0) and the Carabao Cup quarter-final (on penalties).

Sports Lakers' Lonzo Ball (knee) has been ruled out of Saturday's game
Author: 0 Lakers' Lonzo Ball (knee) has been ruled out of Saturday's game

Lonzo Ball is going to be a dad at age 20. "I thought it was going to be dealt with quicker, but obviously my body didn't react to it that well", he explained of his injury. ". Hopefully that day comes when I can play, and hopefully it's before the All-Star break". Kuzma, Ball, and Josh Hart have been known to jell together and have become good friends throughout the season, never shy about busting each other's chops in the practice facility, during games, or in front of the media.

Sports Leicester will only sell Riyad Mahrez to a non-Premier League club
Author: 0 Leicester will only sell Riyad Mahrez to a non-Premier League club

The English centre-back came through the ranks at Sheffield United, making a man-of-the-match debut for the senior side at the age of 18 in 2011. "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 Eagles fan flies home with swiped stadium seat
Author: 0 Eagles fan flies home with swiped stadium seat

Bank Stadium, and Eagles fans nearly left Minneapolis in tact - nearly. She also noted that performing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl was one of the biggest honors and her lifelong dream, but it was slowly turning into a nightmare because of the flu.

Sports Here is India's likely Playing XI for 4th ODI in Johannesburg
Author: 0 Here is India's likely Playing XI for 4th ODI in Johannesburg

Four. That was how Smriti Mandhana slammed Ayabonga Khaka in the 43rd over of India Women's match against South Africa Women at Diamond Oval on Wednesday. South Africa have also taken an active stance in promoting Breast Cancer. Importantly, they've never lost a pink ODI - played to support the breast cancer campaign.

Sports Luke Rockhold's Comments on Middleweight Pecking Order Infuriate Chris Weidman
Author: 0 Luke Rockhold's Comments on Middleweight Pecking Order Infuriate Chris Weidman

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. "Romero took this fight on short notice when Whittaker fell out and he didn't get a full camp". During the pre-fight press conference, Rockhold was asked by a member of the press if fighting Romero rather than Whittaker was a tougher proposition.

Sports For loyal Eagles fans, a dream comes true
Author: 0 For loyal Eagles fans, a dream comes true

In 2008, The Boston Herald reported that the Patriots had videotaped the Rams' walkthrough prior to Super Bowl XXXVI in 2002, a story the newspaper later retracted. But I thought [Pederson] did a really good job with Nick Foles [against the Falcons]. The Eagles were this year's NFC champion, defeating the Minnesota Vikings, while the Patriots had beat out the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC.

Sports Pyeongchang 2018: al via i giochi invernali
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A fronte del mancato invito da parte del Comitato Olimpico internazionale, e' arrivata una nuova serie di ricorsi all'esame del Tribunale arbitrale sportivo che pero', in un primo caso, si e' dichiarato incompetente. Secondo il Tas, non e' stato dimostrato che il metodo seguito dal Cio per valutare i requisiti dei russi da invitare a partecipare alle Olimpiadi di Pyeongchang sotto bandiera neutrale sia stato discriminatorio, arbitrario o sleale nei confronti degli atleti in questione.

Sports Wenger responds to Dortmund's Aubameyang claims
Author: 0 Wenger responds to Dortmund's Aubameyang claims

Only Arsenal (twice) have beaten Palace in the last 15 league matches but Roy Hodgson will have to do without Wilfried Zaha due to injury. The comments caused a stir but Pochettino says he was not seeking to condone diving, and pointed out that, in his opinion, he was a victim of it on one notable occasion when he was playing for Argentina.

Sports Winter Olympics Kick Off With Korean Stars PSY & BTS During Opening Ceremonies
Author: 0 Winter Olympics Kick Off With Korean Stars PSY & BTS During Opening Ceremonies

As the competing Olympic teams for this year's winter games were introduced, the crowd went wild when team United States of America, led by Olympic luger Erin Hamlin, paraded onto the stage. One Twitter user wrote: 'Why did South Korea choose to light the Olympic torch with some sort of flaming robot penis?' A renewed feud over the issue has frayed ties even as America's two key Asian allies confront the challenge of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.

Sports Sports minister calls CAS decision on Russian athletes 'unfair'
Author: 0 Sports minister calls CAS decision on Russian athletes 'unfair'

A spokesman for the 168-strong, neutral Russian team, the "Olympic Athletes from Russia", declined to comment when approached by AFP . It will be a crushing disappointment to the Russian appellants, some of whom traveled to South Korea in the hope they would be granted the right to compete.

Sports Vonn, With Her Dog Watching, Says She's Ready for Her Last Olympics
Author: 0 Vonn, With Her Dog Watching, Says She's Ready for Her Last Olympics

He shocked the world at age 21, becoming the youngest American male to win an Olympic gold in the sport. In December, her paternal grandfather, Don Kildow, died. It's a dog. That's way better than lugging around Tiger Woods in your Vonn-tourage, don't you think? Lindsey Vonn is a grown woman of enormous professional accomplishment and a personal life that has played out in public over the past decade-and-a-half.

Sports Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz Proposes to Girlfriend
Author: 0 Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz Proposes to Girlfriend

Over a month and $400 later, Munz is now the canvas of one of the more notable tattoos in recent sports history. These Super Bowl champions seem well-positioned to avoid major turnover. "When I speak to (students), that's such a time of young men and young women's lives that there's a lot of things that are thrown at them". The Eagles faced Tom Brady and the Patriots in the Super Bowl then too.

Sports Antonio Conte provides excuse for struggling Chelsea star Tiemoue Bakayoko
Author: 0 Antonio Conte provides excuse for struggling Chelsea star Tiemoue Bakayoko

Conte's situation is being monitored by a number of clubs himself, including AC Milan , Inter Milan , Real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain. Conte has repeatedly voiced his displeasure at the club's recruitment strategy following the departure of key players in Chelsea's title-winning campaign such as Diego Costa and Nemanja Vidic.

Sports Wales not engaging in verbal battle with England ahead of Twickenham clash
Author: 0 Wales not engaging in verbal battle with England ahead of Twickenham clash

We play tough. We've heard how fit Wales are.if it was a cross-fit game, then I would understand why fitness was so important. "He's confident. They're confident". I do think they can win it, but I think England have got to be the firm favourites at Twickenham . "We talk about the difference between club players and worldwide players".

Sports Shaw set to sign new Man Utd contract
Author: 0 Shaw set to sign new Man Utd contract

As well as rating the stadium, the Man Utd boss says "I like the Geordies" and as well as that he states 'I like to go there and like the feeling of going to Mr Robson's home'. It's just about that. His second season in charge of Manchester United can yet prove signs of progress should the players succeed in securing a second placed finish and perhaps winning the FA Cup.

Sports Kashmir shuts on Afzal Guru's death anniversary
Author: 0 Kashmir shuts on Afzal Guru's death anniversary

Security forces in IHK have imposed restrictions in Srinagar and some northern parts of held Kashmir, including Sopore , of which Guru was a native, to prevent people from staging anti-India protests. Separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik, under the banner of JLR, had called for a shutdown to protest Guru's hanging and to press for their demand for the return of his mortal remains.

Sports Winter Olympics opening ceremony features historic handshake
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The sister of North Korean despot Kim Jong Un and South Korea's president shook hands in a historic moment for the two countries during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics on Friday - but no such interaction occurred between any Hermit Kingdom representatives and Vice President Pence despite two close encounters.

Sports Jazz trade Rodney Hood to Cleveland, Joe Johnson to Sacramento
Author: 0 Jazz trade Rodney Hood to Cleveland, Joe Johnson to Sacramento

Sacramento will receive Joe Johnson from Utah and Iman Shumpert and a future pick from Cleveland, while the Jazz will get forward Jae Crowder and guard Derrick Rose from the Cavaliers . Time and time again, Thomas alluded to his time with the Boston Celtics and being used to being a ball-dominant player. Despite being in the midst of a 7-game winning streak, the Utah Jazz are shaking the team up at the trade deadline.

Sports Former USA Swim Team Coach Faces Sexual Abuse Allegations
Author: 0 Former USA Swim Team Coach Faces Sexual Abuse Allegations

He sexually assaulted her starting when she was 16. That seems to be the case once again in the world of sports. Kukors's charges come in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal that rocked USA Gymnastics and saw former national team doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison.