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Joe Johnson to sign with Rockets, report says

Joe Johnson to sign with Rockets, report says Plus, Houston doesn't need Johnson playing a major role. Warriors' reserves are last in the National Basketball Association in 3-pointers made (113) and the seven-time All-Star is a career 37-percent shooter from distance. Johnson is a great career shooter from beyond the arc. Johnson had been battling a wrist injury, limiting him to 21.9 minutes per game. Joe shot 41.1 percent from downtown past ... [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics: ban on 47 Russians upheld

The IOC and the World Anti-Doping Agency welcomed the decision. "We welcome this decision, which supports the fight against doping and brings clarity for all athletes ", said the IOC. Coaches and athletes have been playing on an uneven field. Stephen Hess, an global sports lawyer based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said the decision was a victory for the IOC. [Full Article...]

Buhari salutes team Nigeria at winter Olympics

Buhari salutes team Nigeria at winter Olympics He criticized the Trump administration for straining too hard to signal disgust of Kim Jong Un's government. South Korea's then president Kim Dae-jung, who won a Nobel Peace Prize for his Sunshine policy of engagement with the North, visited Pyongyang for an unprecedented inter-Korean summit with late leader Kim Jong Il. [Full Article...]

South Korea's Moon hosts North Korean talks as Pence keeps up pressure

South Korea's Moon hosts North Korean talks as Pence keeps up pressure 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 Olympics. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for talks in the North

A high-ranking North Korean delegation of Kim, and North Korea's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam, had arrived in South Korea earlier in the day aboard Kim Jong Un's private jet. They said Pence could have opted to sit with the U.S. delegation and avoided the box that included the North Koreans. Although the US, Japan and South Korea agreed to work closely with each other and continue pr... [Full Article...]

Dahlmeier of Germany wins women's biathlon 7.5km sprint at PyeongChang Olympics

Dahlmeier of Germany wins women's biathlon 7.5km sprint at PyeongChang Olympics The silver medal went to Norway's Marte Olsbu, with one penalty, 24.2 seconds back, while Veronika Vitkova of Czech Republic , also with one penalty, won the bronze medal, 25.8 seconds behind Dahlmeier. "I've had big dreams", said Dunklee. Fellow Vermonter Susan Dunklee, a silver medalist at last year's World Championships and the only Olympic veteran among the US women's team , missed fou... [Full Article...]

Intruder at Opening Ceremony had to be ejected twice

Moon and Kim Yo Jong had their first face-to-face encounter at the opening ceremony . The unified Korean team also marched together in a lovely display under a unification flag but the show stealer was Pita Taufatofua-who competed in taekwondo in Rio's Summer Games and is in Pyeongchang to compete in cross-country skiing-for reprising his bare-chested appearance as flag bearer for Tonga... [Full Article...]

How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics on TV and Streaming

Sanctions also ban North Koreans from taking home luxury goods because importing such items into the North is strictly banned by the United Nations . "While delivering a letter from Kim Jong-un ... special envoy Kim Yo-jong orally delivered Chairman Kim Jong-un's invitation [for Moon] to visit the North at a time convenient to him, saying he is willing to meet President Moon Jae-in at the earli... [Full Article...]

Adams' OKC fall to Lakers again in National Basketball Association

Adams' OKC fall to Lakers again in National Basketball Association The Thunder now go back on the road against the Los Angeles Lakers (22-31), who continued their impressive run of form with a 112-93 win over the Phoenix Suns . Patrick Patterson or Jerami Grant will likely get the start in Melo's place. A lot can change in five months - the Lakers have been closely linked to star free agents before and been unable to sign them. [Full Article...]

Swedish Cross-Country Skier Kalla Wins 1st Gold at PyeongChang

Swedish Cross-Country Skier Kalla Wins 1st Gold at PyeongChang Bjoergen captured her 11th career medal Saturday, breaking a three-way tie with Russian Raisa Smetanina and Italian Stefania Belmondo. For Kalla it was the sixth career Olympic medal - and third gold. Jessica Diggins finished fifth, missing a chance to become the first American woman to earn a medal in cross-country skiing. Charlotte Kalla of Sweden reacts during the prize ceremony after winni... [Full Article...]

Boom Boom Afridi Wins Hearts With His Respectful Gesture Towards Tricolour Flag

Boom Boom Afridi Wins Hearts With His Respectful Gesture Towards Tricolour Flag We all know how aggressive and swift was Shahid Afridi on the field, being a prominent Pakistani Captain and a fine hitman one can not simply deny in admiring this former player. Afridi happily obliged fans for photos after the second match. Cricket fans on Twitter lauded Afridi for the heartwarming gesture. Meanwhile, the former Pakistani all-rounder - more famous for his aggressive batting... [Full Article...]

Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Tottenham v Arsenal

Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Tottenham v Arsenal 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 Iwobi following their 5-1 rout over Everton . [Full Article...]

Tottenham vs Arsenal, Premier League preview

Tottenham vs Arsenal, Premier League preview Having already beaten both Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid , Spurs are primed to go far in the European competition, but their focus also needs to remain on securing qualification for next season too. The expectations for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henkrihk Mkhitaryan were set (and set high) last week in the 5-1 Everton win. Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has claimed ... [Full Article...]

EPL: Mourinho speaks on Pogba's position, hits back at Rooney

EPL: Mourinho speaks on Pogba's position, hits back at Rooney It may well be in the former Inter and Real Madrid manager's long-term plan to give himself more options in midfield going forward, but right now he simply doesn't have the luxury of changing the shape of his side for the sake of getting 10 to 20 per cent more out of Pogba. [Full Article...]

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

Jose Mourinho: Luke Shaw can be at Manchester United 'for years' Its likely to be a similar result this time around in the North East as Newcastle haven't won at home (in the league) since October. I'm here to score goals. Marcos Rojo could be the man to make way with Chris Smalling keeping his place in the middle of defence while Antonio Valencia is also expected to retain his position at right-back. [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute

Winter Olympics 2018: Spectator jumps barrier and slides down ice chute Instead, they said, Kim simply wasn't seated in the area where Pence was receiving well-wishers. The invitation was delivered by Kim Yo Jong, the sister of the North Korean leader, when she and other members of the North Korean delegation ate lunch with Moon at the presidential palace. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams unsure about Grand Slam return, still eyeing 25 majors

Serena Williams unsure about Grand Slam return, still eyeing 25 majors Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Caroline Wozniacki, who captured last month's Australian Open in Serena Williams' absence, told ESPN.com, "She's such an wonderful, incredible athlete". [Full Article...]

Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on CBC

Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on CBC North Korea is sending 22 athletes to the Winter Olympics to compete in ice hockey, ice skating and skiing as well as a cheering squad. Kim Yo Jong and her delegation were greeted by government officials, including Unification Minister Cho Myong-gyon, before boarding a bullet train to Pyeongchang . [Full Article...]

Moyes may put new boy Evra into Hammers squad to face Watford

Moyes may put new boy Evra into Hammers squad to face Watford Watford have the chance to win back-to-back league games for the first time since November . The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. However, their only home league victory in the last five attempts came against West Brom on 2 January (W1, D3, L1). Watford scored three goals after the 84th minute after Eden Hazard scored an equalizer in the 82nd minute. [Full Article...]

North Korea's Kim Jung Un invites South Korean president for summit

North Korea's Kim Jung Un invites South Korean president for summit Pyeongchang, Kim Yo Jong shook hands with South Korea president Moon Jae-in, according to The Associated Press . But he pointed out that whenever the North's state media reel off the names of officials who attend ceremonies, "Kim Yong-nam's name always comes next after that of Kim Jong-un". [Full Article...]


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