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Author: 0 NKorean leader invites SKorea's Moon to the North - president's office

And Pence's personal guest at the games will be Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, an American who died past year days after his release from captivity in North Korea. Pence said he would seek to counter North Korea's attempt to use the Olympics for propaganda and invited the father of Otto Warmbier, an American student who died previous year after being imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months, to the Games in Pyeongchang.

Sport Rangers foreshadow rebuild in letter to fans
Author: 0 Rangers foreshadow rebuild in letter to fans

It's frustrating because we had the lead and Smitty (goalie Mike Smith ) was playing out of his mind again. It's becoming a bit of a theme, to be sure. For the example of that, all you have to do is look across NY, where the Mets have had one of baseball's better offseasons, but have managed to antagonize their fans by continuing to operate with such low regard for their intelligence that they try to pass things off like the idea that David Wright's insurance is too expensive to bring in ...

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

Kim, who is said to be very close to her brother, was promoted to the North's powerful politburo previous year. After arriving on Kim Jong Un's personal jet she travelled to Pyeongchang to attend the games' opening ceremony, where the North and South Korean athletes will march together behind a blue-and-white "unification" flag.

Author: 0 Diplomatic drama a sideshow at Winter Olympics

The Pyeongchang Olympics will be the largest Winter Games, drawing 2,925 participants from 92 countries, compared with the 2,858 athletes from 88 countries who attended the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Thirty years later, there have been sporadic protests against the presence of North Koreans in Pyeongchang, although opinion is split. Moon Jae-in shakes hands with Kim Yo-jong during the opening ceremony on February 9.

Sport McIlroy: Road to Augusta starts at Pebble Beach
Author: 0 McIlroy: Road to Augusta starts at Pebble Beach

Day was speaking on the eve of the storied Pebble Beach Pro-Am, an event that was nearly withering on the vine a few years ago, but which begins on Thursday with a field that includes the world's three top-ranked players and several former number ones.

Sport 3 army soldiers injured in Pak firing
Author: 0 3 army soldiers injured in Pak firing

Army sources had said that the Pakistan Army used 120mm mortars and the ATGMs in the Rajouri attack, adding usually Pakistan uses 80mm mortars to target Indian posts along the LoC. Pakistan has violated ceasefire yet again, this time in Poonch's Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan has been frequently violating the ceasefire and the Army says that the current phase was an escalatory ladder.

Sport India's Modi heads to Palestinian territories to balance ties with Israel
Author: 0 India's Modi heads to Palestinian territories to balance ties with Israel

During the visit, the Prime Minister will hold discussions on matters of mutual interest with their leaders, apart from participating in other events. During the visit, Modi said he will engage with leading UAE and Arab CEOs in Dubai on the vast economic opportunities in India and what more can be done to bolster business collaboration.

Sport Thunder stars Westbrook, Anthony out towards Lakers
Author: 0 Thunder stars Westbrook, Anthony out towards Lakers

Asked how he was feeling, Anthony said, "Like I've got an ankle sprain". OKC general manager Sam Presti is trying to add more pieces for the stretch run, either before the National Basketball Association trade deadline Friday (AEDT) or after players are bought out of their contracts.

Sport Conte claims he wants to continue with Chelsea
Author: 0 Conte claims he wants to continue with Chelsea

You know very well the importance of the player", the coach added. On a more positive note for Conte, new signing Olivier Giroud is in contention to face West Bromwich Albion on Monday , having made his debut from the substitutes' bench against Norwich.

Sport Bangladesh need 339-run
Author: 0 Bangladesh need 339-run

Sri Lanka was 87 for three to extend its lead to 199 runs against Bangladesh at tea on the second day of the second cricket test on Friday. The Sri Lankans scored 222 in its first innings after winning the toss and deciding to bat. Silva got to the grind building crucial partnerships including a 51-run fifth-wicket stand with skipper Dinesh Chandimal, who made 30. "Their bowlers did the job really well, keeping the pressure on us every time we came out".

Sport Shahid Afridi's respect for Indian flag will melt your heart
Author: 0 Shahid Afridi's respect for Indian flag will melt your heart

Fans from India expressed love and respect for the dynamic batsman. Afridi is indeed among the most loved Pakistani cricketer in India, as pointed by Twitterati. Switzerland is one of the most famous holiday destinations in the world. "He always supports my foundation by giving away his shirt or bat", Shahid Afridi told Sports Tak.

Sport Coach may have known about Larry Nassar in 2011 - Aly Raisman
Author: 0 Coach may have known about Larry Nassar in 2011 - Aly Raisman

Team US won gold, Team Russia took silver and Team Romania got bronze. Engler spokesman John Truscott told the Lansing State Journal that he couldn't provide specifics, but "we've said we expect full cooperation with all investigations, and if that doesn't happen there will be consequences".

Sport Wembley finally feels like our home: Pochettino
Author: 0 Wembley finally feels like our home: Pochettino

Will Arsenal's new signings lift them closer to Tottenham in the north London derby? It is not too great a stretch to imagine that without these Wembley achievements, Wenger's time at Arsenal could have been brought to an earlier end.

Sport McLaren would welcome back Lewis Hamilton if Mercedes deal ends
Author: 0 McLaren would welcome back Lewis Hamilton if Mercedes deal ends

A number of plans have been met with discomfort by Ferrari and Mercedes , F1's leading two teams and manufacturers, and while Brown understands their defensive nature given their existing standing, he stressed that Liberty must put the sport and its fans first instead of bowing to any pressure it may face.

Sport Team competition to open Olympic figure skating program
Author: 0 Team competition to open Olympic figure skating program

When it comes to chasing men's Olympic gold, success has been elusive. It's an opportunity to start the Olympics on a high, and potentially build up momentum they can carry into the rest of the games. "Our main goal is the individual event". I was very excited to see some Jamaican guys dominate the Winter Olympics in the luge, but apparently they are different events.

Sport Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal

In Accuscore simulations the hosts manage to score a hefty 2.31 goals on average, while visiting Arsenal scores 1.34 goals. Spurs claimed 64 wins in those three campaigns, and a majority of 35 came in the back 19 games of the season. An unchanged Tottenham side from their dramatic draw with Liverpool last time out was met by an Arsenal eleven with fresh legs injected into the middle of the park, with Jack Wilshere and Mohamed Elneny given the nod ahead of Aaron Ramsey and Alex ...

Sport Sweden's Kalla wins first gold of PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games
Author: 0 Sweden's Kalla wins first gold of PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games

For Kalla it was her sixth career Olympic medal - and third gold. Bjoergen was chasing her third straight skiathlon gold medal but had to settle for a record 11th total medal, the most of any female winter Olympic athlete. Bjoergen is one of the most decorated skier in the sport. She will have a chance to pass that mark in the upcoming weeks. Bjoergen was 14th after the first of the four laps, but bolted to the lead on the outside on the second lap.

Sport Australia thrash England to book final berth
Author: 0 Australia thrash England to book final berth

It was the third straight win to open the tri-series for the No.7 ranked T20 team. There were no nerves for dynamic No.3 Chris Lynn, who skipped down the pitch second ball to whack a Willey delivery to the boundary. Playing his first worldwide match since the Ashes, Vince characteristically lived dangerously and could have been run out on several occasions as England appeared paralysed by their change of fortune since a decisive One-Day global (ODI) triumph.

Sport Shani Davis: American speedskater upset he won't flag-bearer during Opening Ceremony
Author: 0 Shani Davis: American speedskater upset he won't flag-bearer during Opening Ceremony

Olympic Committee. And the athlete on the losing end of that flip is not pleased. Luge athlete Erin Hamlin , who had tied Davis 4-4 in the initial team vote, carried the flag today. He also owns two Olympic silver medals to go along with his pair of golds. The honor of being Team USA's flag bearer is a big deal to athletes, in part because the choice is made by athletes themselves.

Sport Korea women's hockey team to make much-awaited Olympic debut
Author: 0 Korea women's hockey team to make much-awaited Olympic debut

Abe, also a staunch critic of the North Korean regime, was to sit opposite Moon, between Guterres and Han Zheng, a member of China's Politburo Standing Committee. Ahead of the reception, hosted by South Korean President Moon Jae-in, South Korean media said Mr Pence was expected to be seated opposite Kim Yong-nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, at the head table.

Sport After whirlwind day, LeBron excited by Cavs' additions
Author: 0 After whirlwind day, LeBron excited by Cavs' additions

Fans who usually marvel at LeBron James were instead praising his general manager, as Koby Altman used a series of swaps to strengthen a sputtering team and leave open the possibility for more moves. George Hill came from Sacramento and Rodney Hood from Utah as the Cavaliers dealt away Rose, Wade, Jae Crowder and Iman Shumpert - changing almost half their rotation.

Sport Mourinho: Pogba can become complete midfielder at Man United
Author: 0 Mourinho: Pogba can become complete midfielder at Man United

The week was not different to what Paul is every week. "Paul works well, Paul likes to train". I've never had a single problem with him'. For me, with my Portuguese and trying to translate to the English, I just think midfield players. "I was laughing over the past week because I heard and watched, read a few things, and I'm not English but I think I understand English enough when you want to say box to box".

Sport Eisenhauer pleads no contest to murder
Author: 0 Eisenhauer pleads no contest to murder

Prosecutors say that's the day Nicole disappeared after climbing out her window to meet up with Eisenhauer. Turk then announced the court would recess until Friday morning. Prosecutors showed jurors a piece of paper with Lovell's address on it, found in Eisenhauer's dorm room. This comes after four days of the prosecution presenting evidence linking Eisenhauer to the 13-year-old who was stabbed to death in 2016, including DNA and fingerprints.

Sport Korea's Champion Figure Skater Kim Lights Olympic Flame
Author: 0 Korea's Champion Figure Skater Kim Lights Olympic Flame

INCHEON/PYEONGCHANG, South Korea-North Korea's ceremonial leader and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence may have their first face-to-face encounter on Friday at the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics , as Washington prepares more sanctions against the North.

Author: 0 Coutinho: I scored first goal in Liverpool with help of Suarez assist

Coutinho was set-up by former Liverpool team-mate Luis Suarez , who burst down the left before sending the ball to the back post for Coutinho to hook in on the slide. First, Philippe Coutinho came of the bench to net the opener before Ivan Rakitic made it 3-0 on aggregate and knock Valencia out at the semi-final stage.

Sport 6N: England and Wales set for another close encounter
Author: 0 6N: England and Wales set for another close encounter

Jones stoked the flames during the week when he took aim at Wales out-half Rhys Patchell who he claimed was inexperienced at this level and that he would be "under some heat" when he faces England on Saturday. Across the park, regional partnerships and combinations are being transferred onto the worldwide stage and trusted to flourish in the Test arena, with Alun Wyn Jones providing the leadership from the engine room.

Sport Pence Avoids 'Interaction' with N.Korean Officials at Olympics
Author: 0 Pence Avoids 'Interaction' with N.Korean Officials at Olympics

Earlier Friday, the North's high-level delegation, which includes Kim Yong Nam and Kim Jong Un's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, arrived in South Korea . After touring the grounds of the Cheonan Memorial with North Korean defectors and Fred Warmbier , Pence told reporters that Moon not only supports the latest round of sanctions against North Korea - part of the U.S.'s "extreme pressure campaign", but credits the sanctions with forcing the imminent inter-Korean dialogue during the ...

Sport Yoel Romero misses weight ahead of UFC 221 fight with Luke Rockhold
Author: 0 Yoel Romero misses weight ahead of UFC 221 fight with Luke Rockhold

Luke Rockhold seems to have ruffled a few feathers within the middleweight division during a Q & A session in advance of this weekend's UFC 221 event in Perth, Australia . At this stage, UFC 221 scheduled to take place in Perth has no official main event . An agreement was eventually reached, saving the main event, though some of the shine was certainly taken off the first Australian pay-per-view since UFC 193.

Sport Leicester's Mahrez returns to training, ending transfer standoff
Author: 0 Leicester's Mahrez returns to training, ending transfer standoff

The Algeria global had not trained with the club since his proposed transfer to City failed to materialise during the January transfer window. Many pundits, including Neville and former England captain Alan Shearer, interpreted Guardiola's decision as a protest against a number of risky challenges made on City players during recent matches.

Sport Stadium | Virat Kohli on track to break Sachin Tendulkar's ODI century records
Author: 0 Stadium | Virat Kohli on track to break Sachin Tendulkar's ODI century records

After Wednesday's 124-run capitulation at Newlands, the Proteas can only level the series now with the visitors just one victory away from re-writing the record books. The pitch slowed up markedly throughout the innings and no other batsman would get more than a modest start but Kohli the warrior titan surged on. What time will the match start? We want to give opportunities in this series, and in my mind, two games is not an opportunity.

Sport Scenes from the Eagles Super Bowl Parade
Author: 0 Scenes from the Eagles Super Bowl Parade

And I saw a different Howie Roseman . Two years ago, when they made a decision, he came out of there a different man. He came out of there with a objective and a drive to make this possible. It has been rumored that Belichick will retire this off-season and with Brady approaching 41 years of age that could bring an end to the greatest dynasty in football history.

Sport Canada dominates Switzerland for 4th straight win in mixed doubles curling
Author: 0 Canada dominates Switzerland for 4th straight win in mixed doubles curling

Team OAR got two back in the second, but from them on out it was all Team USA. Ski jumper MacKenzie Boyd-Clowes of Calgary also competes in qualifying rounds later Thursday ahead of Friday's opening ceremonies. Each team will play with six stones instead of the traditional eight and have eight ends instead of the regular ten. A "power play" was added to mixed doubles in 2017.