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Sports From France: Pogba ponders Man Utd exit
Author: 0 From France: Pogba ponders Man Utd exit

He wasn't signed to be a holding midfield player and that's clearly not what he enjoys or is best at. At the same time, a player of his quality should be able to perform in a two man midfield, particularly since Nemanja Matic is doing a majority of the heavy defensive work.

Sports Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in giant slalom at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in giant slalom at Winter Olympics

Austrian women have claimed a record nine medals in this event at the Winter Games, including five of the last nine (2006-2014). "For me it's incredible", Shiffrin told NBC after her final run. France's Tessa Worley, another contender, was undone by a slow first run that left her with too much time to recover. She was in second place after the first run, then took the lead on a daring second run that gave her a combined time of 2:20.02.

Author: 0 Russians, USA defeated in NHL-less Olympic openers

But there are always five teams that are going to fight it out". Jordan Greenway (one goal, four shots, good effort) was a bright spot for the Americans, but overall it felt like Team USA's adrenaline fizzled. "As an organization, we couldn't be happier that they picked him for the Olympic team". The Americans face Canada in group play Wednesday night (airing live at 10:10 p.m.

Sports Pakistan to visit India for 2018 Hockey World Cup
Author: 0 Pakistan to visit India for 2018 Hockey World Cup

This is for the first time a state is sponsoring a national Hockey team. Though the exact figures of Odisha's deal could not be confirmed, people familiar with the matter said it could be anything between three to four times of what Sahara was paying.

Sports Kim Jong Un lauds
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un lauds "climate of reconciliation" at Olympics

The North Korean defector singled out by Donald Trump as a living example of Pyongyang's atrocities says the United States president has set a milestone in global efforts to improve North Korea's human rights record. The speed of the Olympics-driven rapprochement across the demilitarised zone that has divided North and South since the end of the Korean war has been extraordinary.

Sports Unified Korea score first Olympic hockey goal against Japan
Author: 0 Unified Korea score first Olympic hockey goal against Japan

President Donald Trump and Kim, which has fueled fears of war. Despite this and North Korea's abysmal human rights record, CNN declared Kim Yo Jong was " stealing the show " at the Olympics , and Reuters penned a piece quoting analysts as saying North Korea was going for a "diplomacy gold medal".

Sports Canadian speed skater Ted-Jan Bloemen wins gold medal in 10000 metres
Author: 0 Canadian speed skater Ted-Jan Bloemen wins gold medal in 10000 metres

Kramer, meanwhile, has been relegated to sixth place . Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen celebrates his gold medal in the men's 10,00 metres at the Pyeongchang Olympics on February 15. Bergsma ensured there was a familiar Dutch presence on the podium as he held onto second place, while Italy's Nicola Tumolero took the bronze. Belchos has temporarily led the race and he eventually finished fifth, 12:59,51.

Sports Nepal, UAE fight for top spot in WCL2 final
Author: 0 Nepal, UAE fight for top spot in WCL2 final

Nepal beat Canada in the last ball by one wicket in the closest of matches at Wanderers, as UAE narrowly beat Namibia by 19 runs to send both teams through to the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe. Gerhard Erasmus (58, 63b, 3x4, 2x6) was yet again the stand out batter whose attempt to get Namibia across the line was not quite enough. Here is where the team fought back! To score over 254 runs against Namibia, after we were 100-4, so much credit to the guys.

Sports Martin Dubravka recounts his 'stressful' Newcastle debut
Author: 0 Martin Dubravka recounts his 'stressful' Newcastle debut

And Diame was full of praise for the Slovakian worldwide. "When you're in a new club and trying to do your best and show people that you deserve to be here, it's very important (to make a save like that)". Dubravka "tried not to think" about the physicality and intensity of the Premier League before he stepped on to the pitch. " They have got some great players, but I don't think United turned up ", he said.

Sports Raiders reportedly parting ways with Sebastian Janikowski
Author: 0 Raiders reportedly parting ways with Sebastian Janikowski

Giorgio Tavecchio , 27, represented an upgrade at kickoffs in this stage of Janikowski's career - the power of the Poland native was unmatched in his earlier years. Only a few days later he was placed on injured reserve . Jon Gruden , rehired last month, was entering his third season as Raiders coach in 2000 when then-owner Al Davis made Janikowski the fourth kicker in National Football League history to be drafted in the first round.

Sports Reading kids who met Nick Foles never stopped believing he could win
Author: 0 Reading kids who met Nick Foles never stopped believing he could win

Once Carson Wentz went down, my hopes went down the drain. Long before he helped the Eagles win Super Bowl LII, quarterback Nick Foles talked about how he had considered quitting football. During the reverse, Foles made his way into open space and was left completely open by the Patriots defense. The wait was over, finally. As the pre-game show went on, the announcers seemed more focused on the Patriots and Tom Brady than on anything else.

Sports Zidane's moves key to Madrid getting edge over PSG
Author: 0 Zidane's moves key to Madrid getting edge over PSG

The visitors took the lead courtesy of Rabiot though the defending champions fought back to win 3-1. Some say Ronaldo has struggled in the 2017-18 season so far but his form of late is proving everyone wrong, as he netted nine times in his past five games.

Sports Antonio Conte hints at new Chelsea formation after Olivier Giroud arrival
Author: 0 Antonio Conte hints at new Chelsea formation after Olivier Giroud arrival

Former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique was linked with the Chelsea FC post before Conte eased some of the building pressure with a 3-0 win over West Brom on Monday night. But it was his assessment of Chelsea players that was perhaps the most damning of all. Looking at the 12 games he's scored in for club and country this season, on five occasions the Belgian has gone on to bag a brace .

Sports Alpine skiing: Shiffrin conquers her demons to seize gold
Author: 0 Alpine skiing: Shiffrin conquers her demons to seize gold

In an attempt to ease the pressure of expectation, Shiffrin told reporters she had not been on social media for a couple of weeks. "We got the ball rolling and I'm really excited for tomorrow". Hailed a "phenom" even before winning her first Winter Olympic gold, Shriffin could yet become the first Alpine skier to win more than four Olympic gold medals in a career .

Sports Shanaka, Thisara and Kusal star in record Sri Lanka chase
Author: 0 Shanaka, Thisara and Kusal star in record Sri Lanka chase

The latest Test against Sri Lanka ended inside three days, with the visitors thrashing Bangladesh by 215 runs in a match that saw both sides all-out twice in less than eight sessions. Mahmudullah will stand in for Shakib Al Hasan as captain after the all rounder failed to sufficiently recover from his finger injury which he had sustained during the ODIs.

Sports Coach Luke Walton says Lonzo Ball out until after All-Star break
Author: 0 Coach Luke Walton says Lonzo Ball out until after All-Star break

He also will miss Thursday's game at the Minnesota Timberwolves . While Ball believes he is healthy enough to play, he will sit out the Rising Stars Game to avoid any risks. 23 home game against the Mavericks. Look for Josh Hart and Isaiah Thomas to continue soaking up additional minutes in the Lakers' upcoming back-to-back set.

Sports Football coach died saving students
Author: 0 Football coach died saving students

Aaron Feis, a beloved football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and school guard, was likely preparing for school dismissal Wednesday when a gunman came onto the grounds. Feis and I saw Mr. Feis get shot", a student told ABC News. Feis, in his capacity as a school security guard, responded to the original call on the school's security radio walkie-talkies.

Sports McCarron wins grievance against Bengals
Author: 0 McCarron wins grievance against Bengals

A ruling has been made in the free-agent grievance between former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron and the Cincinnati Bengals . A player without a contract who has at least four accrued seasons becomes an unrestricted free agent. The Bengals wanted him to be restricted. National Football League teams have much more control over restricted free agents, who are more affordable options.

Author: 0 Gerrard: Klopp's Liverpool attack better than Suarez's of 2014

And Klopp described Liverpool's performance in their first Champions League knockout game for nine years as "exactly as good as necessary" and claimed the tie was not over. The Senegal striker needed no second invitation for his second goal. Particularly in the first half, Porto sought to establish an intricate passing philosophy to their game.

Sports North Korean Cheerleaders Capture Olympic Spotlight
Author: 0 North Korean Cheerleaders Capture Olympic Spotlight

Kim Yo-jong, the leader's powerful sister, relayed her brother's invitation to South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit the North during her trip to the South as a member of the delegation. One seemingly simple photo taken at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games has become widely shared on South Korean social media platforms. . Kim Jong Un sent a team of more than 200 women to cheer on the North Korean athletes.

Sports Gundogan dazzles with double in Man City romp
Author: 0 Gundogan dazzles with double in Man City romp

With all due respect to Marcus Rashford , Willian , Juan Mata and Heung-min Son , the answer must surely come from Manchester City . He should have had a hat-trick at the end too. A golden chance arrived in the fifth minute when Dimitri Oberlin raced clear, but with Ederson in no-man's land, the 20-year-old fluffed his shot and Vincent Kompany got back to clear.

Sports Larry Fitzgerald vows to play on for the Arizona Cardinals in 2018
Author: 0 Larry Fitzgerald vows to play on for the Arizona Cardinals in 2018

Fitzgerald signed a contract extension last season but didn't commit to playing again in 2018. Whoever Arizona's new quarterback will be, he'll be helped out by having the ultra-reliable Fitzgerald to throw to. "I'm excited about what the future holds", Fitzgerald said. Fitzgerald (1,234 receptions and 15,545 yards ) will not overhaul Jerry Rice (1,549 and 22,895), but with 92 catches, he will surpass Tony Gonzalez (1,325) for number two in that category.

Sports TMO Made Mistake In Not Awarding Wales Try
Author: 0 TMO Made Mistake In Not Awarding Wales Try

Gareth Anscombe has revealed "I thought that I got it down" after reliving the controversial non-try that left Wales crestfallen at Twickenham. World Rugby issued a statement admitting the TMO erred in not awarding Wales a try in the 12-6 defeat at Twickenham.

Sports Isaiah Thomas, Rajon Rondo ejected after multiple altercations, lots of trash talk
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas, Rajon Rondo ejected after multiple altercations, lots of trash talk

After the Cavaliers dealt Thomas to the Laker , it became a moot point - but Rondo hasn't forgotten. "Whatever reason, he's an upset guy about me", Thomas told reporters after the game, via ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk. The tribute was originally planned for the February 11 Celtics-Cleveland Cavaliers game - the same game at which Pierce's No. 34 was retired by the team.

Sports Chris Paul scores 19 points with 7 assists in Rockets' victory
Author: 0 Chris Paul scores 19 points with 7 assists in Rockets' victory

He ranks 10th all-time-and sixth among active players-with 1,961 made three-pointers. Bogdan Bogdanovich led Sacramento with 20 points. Moreover, they would take a half-game lead over the Golden State Warriors for first out west. Cleveland 120, at Oklahoma City 112: LeBron James scored 37 points and the Cavaliers improved to 2-0 since shaking up their roster and got payback for a 24-point loss on January 20.

Sports 'Today' Tiptoes Through Harassment Allegation Talk With Shaun White
Author: 0 'Today' Tiptoes Through Harassment Allegation Talk With Shaun White

In a statement issued through his lawyer at the time , White acknowledged he exchanged texts with Zawaideh but called the lawsuit "bogus". The lawsuit by a former drummer in White's rock band accused him of sexually harassing her and refusing to pay her wages after he fired her .

Sports Barry Bennell convicted of further indecent assault offences
Author: 0 Barry Bennell convicted of further indecent assault offences

Sportsmail's enquiries have also failed to uncover any evidence of a reply to Senterfitt's warning that Bennell was a paedophile who "molests children". The clubs "could have stopped this", he said. "I am so angry at them for letting that go on", she said through tears. The offences include rape and indecent assault.

Sports Danica Patrick slips up, accidentally reveals Indianapolis 500 plans
Author: 0 Danica Patrick slips up, accidentally reveals Indianapolis 500 plans

The 35-year-old Patrick had not said which team she would drive for at Indy because a big announcement was planned for what is expected to be the final race of her career. Patrick will be in a third auto for ECR, joining Carpenter and Spencer Pigot . Carpenter won consecutive poles in 2013 and 2014 and has a career-best finish of fifth.

Sports 2019, 2020 NFL Draft Host City Finalists Revealed
Author: 0 2019, 2020 NFL Draft Host City Finalists Revealed

According to The Sports Business Journal , the National Football League plans to begin a new Super Bowl bidding process this spring, where it will negotiate with single cities rather than open the games up to multiple bidders. This year's draft will be at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The draft was held in New York City from 1965 through 2014. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell presides over the first day of the NFL Draft.