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Sport DPRK will take part in next two Olympics - IOC chief Bach
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Bach met with Kim on Friday and said the North Korean leader is committed to having his country participate in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and the Beijing Winter Games in 2022. The visit finished with a dinner hosted by the President of the Praesidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, Kim Yong-nam, who had led the DPRK delegation to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

Sport English Premier League Report: Manchester United v Swansea City 31 March 2018
Author: 0 English Premier League Report: Manchester United v Swansea City 31 March 2018

The breakthrough came very early as Romelu Lukaku scored his 100th Premier League goal following some wonderful combination play from between him, Alexis Sanchez and Jesse Lingard. Man City could become only the third team to beat all other teams in a single Premier League season, after Chelsea in 2005-06 and Manchester United in 2010-11.

Sport A weather warning has been issued for all of Ireland
Author: 0 A weather warning has been issued for all of Ireland

It says a band of heavy rain will sweep through the south of the country on the evening of Easter Sunday. Some snow is likely at lower levels also, with the greatest risk in Ulster, the northern half of Leinster and parts of Connacht. Wet and windy weather will develop in the southwest in the afternoon and will extend gradually northwards over the southern half of the country by the early night.

Sport Perez strike gives Newcastle 1-0 win over Huddersfield
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And Gayle missed another huge chance before the break. "It means we are stronger mentally and we understand much better that these kind of games you have to approach in this way". Not least Dwight Gayle , who has scored two goals and provided two assists in his last four games. Doumbia would make only three appearances for United in a relegation-bound journey, and questions about his fitness were asked often.

Sport Sloane Stephens Wins 2nd Biggest Career Title at Miami Open
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Open title after being benched for 11 months from the 2016 Olympics to 2017 Wimbledon because of a foot injury. "It was unbelievable they came out and supported me". "I wasn't expecting a title here or anywhere, really". "I always play well in the US, I don't know why, I think it's because of you guys", she told the Miami crowd afterwards.

Sport Simmons triple-double, 76ers nine straight
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In Embiid's absence, the 76ers turned to balanced scoring and defense to notch their 45th win. For Ben Simmons , it was another triple-double outing, with the rookie forward totalling 13 points, 11 assists and 12 rebounds. It wasn't enough to keep the Hawks from losing their fifth straight game. Philadelphia jumped out to an 11-point lead twice in the second quarter. It outscored the Hawks 39-15 for the quarter's remainder, with Redick draining a pullup with 8.1 seconds left to make the ...

Sport Broad puts England in driver's seat
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Colin de Grandhomme posted his third half-century as he led New Zealand's fightback with BJ Watling in the second Test against England in Christchurch today. Broad dismissed Tom Latham (0), Ross Taylor (2) and first Test century-maker Henry Nicholls (0) while Anderson removed Jeet Raval (5), then made the major breakthrough when he captured Williamson's wicket immediately after lunch.

Sport Chelsea Face Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United Tackle Swansea
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The 25-year-old was forced to withdraw from worldwide duty after suffering the injury in the Blues' FA Cup victory over Leicester City, and has yet to return to full training ahead of the weekend's fixtures . We need to be focused on him being still a kid. Chelsea are likewise in the elimination rounds of the FA Cup where they go up against Southampton and Conte knows about the need to guarantee a solid complete to a troublesome season.

Sport Bundesliga match report Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund 31 March 2018
Author: 0 Bundesliga match report Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund 31 March 2018

The champions could clinch their sixth consecutive Bundesliga title this evening if Schalke drop points at home to Freiburg , and Bayern are now 17 points clear at the top. Even if Bayern win the title this Saturday, it will not break their own previous record, set on March 25, 2014, when Pep Guardiola's side won it with seven games to spare.

Author: 0 Ronda Rousey and Mike Golic have painfully awkward interview

First off, Rousey is still getting annoyed by people asking if she's retired. "In judo and MMA , there were times when the process was fun and the results were fun". All of a sudden Golic is gonna ask about time travel? Golic: "Go back in time, and fight. What's that? I can't comma". Rousey refuted the claim, but when the interviewer tried to flesh it out, she misunderstood the question.

Sport How to Watch Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool
Author: 0 How to Watch Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool

JURGEN KLOPP has confirmed that Joe Gomez will miss Liverpool's "next couple of games". Nothing is decided so we are in talks with him and all good so far apart for that he hasn't signed a contract for us. "Clyney is back. He played last week for the U23s". The Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool will be broadcast on NBCSN.

Sport Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker Weigh in Video Live Stream
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker Weigh in Video Live Stream

The scales tipped in favour of Britain's world heavyweight champion as Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker weighed in for their title unifier in Cardiff - with both the unbeaten champions coming in significantly lighter than for their preceding fights .

Sport Chelsea vs Tottenham: Former Manchester United defender makes huge claim
Author: 0 Chelsea vs Tottenham: Former Manchester United defender makes huge claim

Antonio Conte's side are only five points behind Tottenham ahead of their Premier League meeting at Stamford Bridge tomorrow. The arrival of Antonio Rudiger from Roma has seen Cahill's time on the pitch decrease this season and that was reflected in him being dropped from Gareth Southgate's latest squad.

Sport Notre Dame Vs. UConn: 10 To 1
Author: 0 Notre Dame Vs. UConn: 10 To 1

This is just the fourth time in tournament history that all four No. 1 seeds advanced to the Final Four. McCowan has 80 rebounds in this NCAA Tournament , a record. Connecticut's Collier and Azura Stevens vs. Notre Dame's Shepard, Kathryn Wesbeld and Kristina Nelson: When the teams met in December, Collier and Stevens combined for 32 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks.

Sport Sridevi's death: Anil Kapoor thanks Mumbai Police for security arrangements
Author: 0 Sridevi's death: Anil Kapoor thanks Mumbai Police for security arrangements

A giant photograph of the much loved actor edged with white flowers was put up outside the club, which was covered with white lilies, mogra and red roses.Sridevi's body was brought to the venue at 9 am by her family members. Please respect our need to grieve privately. "As we bid goodbye to my beloved wife and Khushi & Janhvi's mama, I have a honest request. If you need to talk of Sri, let it be of the special memories that connect each of you to her", he wrote .

Sport Aaron Hicks Placed on 10-Day DL; McKinney Recalled
Author: 0 Aaron Hicks Placed on 10-Day DL; McKinney Recalled

McKinney made his big league debut on Friday and contributed two defensive plays and his first career hit during the Yankees' 4-2 win over the Blue Jays. Ellsbury is eligible to come off the DL on April 5. "Stanton in left field is a possibility, and right field", manager Aaron Boone said, per Harvey.

Sport Raiders parts ways with All-Pro punter Marquette King
Author: 0 Raiders parts ways with All-Pro punter Marquette King

King was a 2017 Pro Bowl alternate and 2016 Second-Team All-Pro who keeps a higher, quirky profile than many at his position. King is known for being a top punter in the National Football League, yet he may be more well-known for his personality and post-punt celebrations.

Sport Colorado Rockies: Greg Holland finally has a contract
Author: 0 Colorado Rockies: Greg Holland finally has a contract

The Cardinals were previously linked to Holland during offseason free agency speculation. The Cardinals are scheudled to open the regular season Thursday when they visit the Mets at 1:10 p.m. Holland is coming off a 2017 All-Star campaign in which he posted 41 saves with the Rockies, tying him for the most in the National League with only Kenley Jansen of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Sport Faf du Plessis feels sorry for Steve Smith's one-year ban
Author: 0 Faf du Plessis feels sorry for Steve Smith's one-year ban

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis admits he was suspicious of Australia's roughing up tactics before the ball-tampering incident that rocked the third Test at Newlands last weekend. "We try and get that ball to talk as much as possible, but I think we certainly don't walk around with sandpaper in our pocket". On the eve of the fourth Test in Johannesburg, Du Plessis spoke on the situation and said that he had expressed his support for Smith, describing him as "one of the good guys" in ...

Sport Nime to fly PNG flag in Gold Coast
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Nauraj Singh Randhawa is best placed to end Malaysia's 16-year athletics medal drought at the Commonwealth Games after declaring his confidence in finishing on the podium at the Gold Coast next month. Eve Lutze (bottom right) featured in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games bid. It will be the biggest sporting event held in Australia this decade, with more than 6600 athletes and officials from 71 nations.

Sport Thunder Lose at San Antonio, Tied With Spurs in West
Author: 0 Thunder Lose at San Antonio, Tied With Spurs in West

The Spurs outscored Oklahoma City 26-18 in the fourth quarter, but the Thunder still had multiple opportunities squandered down the stretch. Paul George, who is among the steals leaders in the National Basketball Association, was trying to cash in off of an errant pass by Spurs guard Patty Mills , but Danny Green was not one to give up on a play.

Sport Fowler makes strong start in Houston
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Kevin Tway and Lucas Glover held the clubhouse lead on seven-under 65, while Beau Hossler was also seven-under after 16 holes. Also in at six under alongside Fowler are Julian Suri, Rod Pampling and Ryan Armour. Notes: The Houston Open is without a title sponsor for the first time since 1986. England's Ian Poulter kept alive his hopes of a place at next week's Masters with a superb second-round eight-under 64 at the Shell Houston Open .

Sport Ronaldo to miss Real match
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Ronaldo, who played in both of Portugal's global friendlies against Egypt and the Netherlands, has been excluded from a league away game for the third time in 2018 after also being rested against Leganes and Espanyol. "Everyone can interpret his words however they like but I'm not bothered by them", the Frenchman said. "I really struggle with these things, I've played with many champions and I don't want to forget anyone".

Sport Mets fans celebrate Opening Day at Citi Field
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Leadoff man Brandon Nimmo, subbing for injured All-Star Michael Conforto, reached safely four times and scored twice as the Mets chased a furious Carlos Martinez in their five-run fifth inning to make Callaway a victor at sold-out Citi Field.

Sport Sam Allardyce questions Man City's level of spending
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Next up for them is a trip to Everton on Saturday - but which players will Guardiola start? "That would be a big mistake from my side". The 23-year-old has now recovered from the blow, but will not be available on Saturday evening due to concussion protocols.

Sport Astros top Rangers 4-1 in opener
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Arcia's hit came off Adam Cimber (0-1), who allowed Choi's pinch-hit double. Hamels (0-1) was lifted after 5 2/3 innings in which he allowed three runs on five hits with four walks and seven strikeouts. "He pitched opening day for a reason", manager A.J. Hinch said. Springer hit 34 homers during the regular season a year ago for the Astros , all from the leadoff spot.

Sport Emergency goalie, Western Michigan University alum, pressed into action in Blackhawks win
Author: 0 Emergency goalie, Western Michigan University alum, pressed into action in Blackhawks win

It may also be important to note that Foster was playing for Western Michigan University and he only played one game. But how did the father-of-two and recreational player end up trending on Twitter and stealing the spotlight from fellow Blackhawk Brent Seabrook , who played his 1,000th-regular-season game that same night? Hours before the game, goaltender Anton Forsberg injured himself during a morning practice, according to the Chicago Tribune .

Sport Jackson and Olding suspension continues pending IRFU review
Author: 0 Jackson and Olding suspension continues pending IRFU review

The Irish Rugby Football Union and Ulster Rugby have issued a statement following the acquittal of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding on rape charges. The spokeswoman said the juror's comments are "under consideration". Blane McIlroy, 26, from Royal Lodge Road in Belfast, denies exposure, while Rory Harrison, 25, from Manse Road in Belfast, has pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice.

Sport Focus back on cricket as Proteas start strong
Author: 0 Focus back on cricket as Proteas start strong

There were 11 fours and a straight six off Nathan Lyon as he reached his hundred off 152 balls. There was a fourth change, with Sayers in for fast bowler Mitchell Starc. They would add 105 runs for the third wicket but when Cummins got Markram (152) to slash at one outside off it triggered a mini-collapse. But Cummins found the energy after a draining week to remove Markram and South Africa captain Faf du Plessis in the space of two balls, du Plessis for a first-ball duck.

Sport Barca look for replacements for Man Utd bound Umtiti
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We will come through this together. Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli confirmed Messi had earlier given a half-time talk as well, saying the five-time Ballon d'Or victor was "encouraging the players" and hailing Messi's commitment to the national team .