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Alexis Sanchez on Joining Manchester United: 'I Came Here to Win Everything'

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Sales of Alexis Sanchez shirts smashed the previous Manchester United record after his January arrival, executive vice-chair Ed Woodward has revealed. "It's a huge club and I was there", Sanchez said in a statement. As his Arsenal career drew to a close, Sanchez's commitment to the club was often criticised but Wenger says this is an "unfair" presumption. Read More »

Rafael Benitez not afraid to go defensive against Manchester United

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But Benitez was philosophical when asked about the threat posed by the Chile global. "I had a few 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", Mourinho a news conference on Friday. Read More »

Carlos Cordeiro elected new US Soccer president

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The 61-year-old Cordeiro, along with Carter, was widely seen as an establishment candidate by other contenders in the field, who had demanded sweeping changes to the USSF following the country's shock failure to reach this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

North Korean athletes reportedly reject free Samsung phone

Vice President Mike Pence did not deliberately snub North Koreans at an Olympic reception, according to U.S. officials who pushed back on South Korean reports that Pence deliberately came late to a VIP gathering Friday evening and then snubbed officials from Pyongyang. Read More »

Antonio Conte not considering Chelsea axe

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He replaced Batshuayi who also moved to Dortmund on a season long loan. Two bad results but against Bournemouth we created chances but weren't too clinical. Morata has missed the last five games and the injury appears to be more serious than first thought. Conte has been able to win only two out of the last 10 games and the club's title defence has been terrible. Read More »

Guardiola comments on Gary Neville's failed management spell

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Management is not a book where every time you do the same things, it's not a book where you have to follow the rules. 'Of course, the prestigious pundit can say whatever he wants. Guardiola had hoped to have Riyad Mahrez among his options in the battle for honours on four fronts but City's bid to sign Leicester's star attacker on transfer deadline day last week fell short. Read More »

'Happy' Morata hints at Real Madrid return

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Morata had been struggling to feature regularly in Real Madrid's starting eleven after returning to the club from Juventus in 2016 and was keen to leave the Bernabeu. Conte did not wish to explain why the club sent Michy Batshuayi on loan to Dortmund amid deepening concerns about Morata's injury. I'm a bit anxious. Read More »

Cubs reportedly sign Darvish to a six-year deal

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The deal nearly certainly signals the end of Arrieta's time with the Cubs , a successful run in the Windy City that included a Cy Young award. He landed in Los Angeles at the trade deadline when Texas dealt him for two minor leaguers and outfielder Willie Calhoun. Read More »

Anti-doping enforcement coming under more and more scrutiny, sports lawyer says

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The investigation said that the urine samples of 12 Russian medalists at the Sochi Winter Olympics , where Russia won 33 medals, showed signs of tampering. Thus, we call for stronger leadership from sport to protect clean athletes and their right to doping-free sport. ". The best thing we can do for clean sport is to make sure there is a really strong anti-doping agency in Russian Federation". Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Allegedly "Ecstatic" To Be A Laker

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When Thompson took to the line you can hear the crowd rapidly chant " LeBron will leave you!". On paper, the Cavs look better. "So, we'll have to see how it meshes", James told reporters. "I don't want to say he didn't believe in this group. However, I am pumped about seeing Larry Nance Jr back home as he plays with a spark and hopefully shows he is a matchup nightmare for opposing teams soon". Read More »

Missiles and smiles from North Korea on eve of Olympic Games

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed on Friday to improve frayed ties between the United States allies. Impersonators of Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un pose during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on February 9, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. Read More »

Paul George Praises OKC But Leaves Door Open for Departure

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The Oklahoma City Thunder (31-24) will look to avoid a letdown on Thursday when they visit the Los Angeles Lakers (22-31). As the first quarter began to wane, however, the absence of Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony began to show, and the Thunder lost its mojo. Read More »

Pence says NK must give up nukes before talks

North Korea's goal after the Olympics will be to stop this exercise completely. Pence and the North Koreans have been an awkward presence at the games to say the least. Pyeongchang, alas, is a very small place. Such moves appeal to the people who voted for Moon in 2017, as he is widely known as a North Korea-friendly politician and was looking for opportunities to open a negotiation channel with Pyongyang. Read More »

Biathlon: What to know for women's 7.5 km sprint

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I have just stayed focused on my races. She was one of three in a field of 87 to shoot all 10 of her targets clean. Dunklee, who won gold and silver at the world championships past year to put herself in position to contend for an Olympic medal, missed five targets and finished a distant 66th. Read More »

Lakers Star Lonzo Ball Will Reportedly Become A Father

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The Lakers are being very cautious with Lonzo Ball's knee injury and it sounds like we may not see him again before the All-Star break. TMZ Sports 'confirmed" Wednesday that the 20-year-old National Basketball Association point guard's babymama is four months along following her ominous tweet Tuesday reading: "I've never been so overwhelmed'. Read More »

Jose Mourinho reveals how Paul Pogba has reacted to being dropped

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But Mourinho is in no doubt that Pogba is a unique midfielder and Manchester United would struggle to find a more complete player. Mourinho also confirmed he wants to see full-back Luke Shaw handed a new long-term deal after the England global played his way back into the manager's favour. Read More »

Sweden's Charlotte Kalla wins 1st gold medal of 2018 Olympics

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Kalla won the 15-kilometer skiathlon final held at the Alpensia Cross-Country Center in PyeongChang on Saturday afternoon with the time of 40 minutes 44-point-nine seconds. Holland's Carlijn Achtereekte won in a time of 3 minutes, 59.21 seconds, just 0.08 of a second ahead of pre-race favorite and defending champion Ireen Wust, to claim her first Olympic title. Read More »

Jose Mourinho makes sensational u-turn on one Man United player

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Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez will make a late decision on striker Islam Slimani ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash with Manchester United . The manager, however, insists he is not jealous of Mourinho's spending power. "It's too early to know how much they can give to us". The Premier League are looking to build on the current record £5.14 billion three-year domestic television deal with Sky Sports and BT Sport, which runs until 2019. Read More »

Shahid Afridi's respectful gesture is winning hearts, video goes viral

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Apart from the fact that there were more Pakistani expats in the audience for the Ice Cricket tournament, what worked in Afridi's favour big time was a special gesture by him during the event. The maverick all-rounder seemed to be impressed with the Indian skipper Virat Kohli . Indian and Pakistan teams are often seen locking horns with each other on the field of cricket with pure intensity without leaving any chance of outshining the other. Read More »

Premier League Live double header this weekend

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Tottenham now find themselves in fifth, one point behind Chelsea , and risk not qualifying for next season's Champions League at all, despite their impressive performances in the competition this season already. All of those are among the Premier League's longest streaks in 26 years of the competition, while all of Wenger's best runs have come in the last 19 games of seasons. Read More »

David Moyes admits he understands why Evra kicked a fan at Marseille

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Although they may have briefly flirted with the top half of the table, West Ham now sit in 12th position, however, Moyes side still only hold a three-point advantage over the bottom three. This came against bottom side West Brom in the last minute so the hosts have not been reliable lately. 'The team looked as if they needed something else, ' he said. Read More »

How to Watch Fiorentina vs. Juventus

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Gonzalo Higuain then gave Juve an insurance goal in the 86th minute by scoring on a one-on-one opportunity against Fiorentina net minder Marco Sportiello. Fiorentina had Juve pinned back early in the second period but the visitors took the lead with a superb Bernardeschi free kick in the 56th minute. Read More »

Tensions over North Korean nuclear program simmer despite Olympics cooperation

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Concessions to Pyongyang had proved repeatedly to have been mistakes, he said, and there were no reasons to believe things would be different this time. Vice president Pence reportedly snubbed Kim Yong-nam at a pre-opening ceremony dinner in the hours before heading to the stadium. He allegedly left after just five minutes after realising North Korean delegates were in attendance. Read More »

Guardiola excludes Mahrez from his wishing list

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Neville labelled Guardiola's decision to name only six substitutes for last weekend's 1-1 Premier League draw at Burnley due to a spiralling injury crisis as "a joke". Harry Maguire is approaching his peak years, and as a centre-back with a penchant for attacking football, he seems more in line with a player of Guardiola's ilk rather than Mourinho's. Read More »

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Options Gentle Show with 1218 Drones

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Still, 300 of them made a live appearance at the opening ceremony, forming the shape of the Olympic rings. It's a new PB for Intel's team for the most drones flown simultaneously. The drones are lightweight and are the only ones of their kind, built specifically for outdoor light shows, according to Intel. Each of Intel's foam and plastic drones is equipped with LED lights that can create more than 4 billion color combos. Read More »

Ben Simmons still disappointed over All-Star snub

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Simmons has been overlooked for an All-Star invite six times in recent weeks as players pulled out with injuries and National Basketball Association coaches and the league's commissioner, Adam Silver, instead went with veteran players as replacements. Read More »

NBC adds 12M out-of-home viewers to Super Bowl total

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We all love the Pearson clan. According to NBC Sports , the game drew an average of 103.4 million viewers. One of the most exciting Super Bowls in league history actually saw a television ratings drop. The viewership figure does not include out of home viewing, which is set to be released by Nielsen on Thursday and is expected to increase the audience by several million people or the average minute audience of 2.02 million viewers who watched the livestream of the game. Read More »

Coutinho revels in first goal as Barcelona reach Copa del Rey final

The Brazil worldwide, a €160million signing from Liverpool last month, came off the bench at Mestalla to break the deadlock as Barca claimed a 2-0 win over Valencia and a 3-0 aggregate triumph. The Bats had a great chance to go into half-time 1-0 up but Geoffrey Kondogbia could only find the side netting. "He felt fine [before the game] so we decided it was the moment to take a risk", the Barcelona boss confirmed in the press conference after the 2-0 win over Valencia . Read More »

Arsenal should replace Wenger with Conte - Merson

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Spurs occupied fourth spot following the defeat, but have since dropped to fifth place and now trail fourth-placed Chelsea by one point. "But sometimes you want your players to be intelligent, they have played a little bit with the rules, they make more of it on the penalty case", the Frenchman said. Read More »

Luke Rockhold Plans Move to Light Heavyweight 'Soon'

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Light heavyweight champion and Rockhold's teammate Daniel Cormier is moving to the heavyweight division to take on champion Stipe Miocic at UFC 226 in July. Rockhold was clearly upset with his opponent following the first weigh in. "I'm getting older and my bones are getting thicker and it gets harder to get down to this weight", Rockhold explained during the UFC 221 open workouts. Read More »

Estimated 700K fans attended Eagles' Super Bowl parade

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Eagles fans are notorious for their rowdiness, thanks to incidents such as booing and throwing snowballs at Santa Claus, and cheering when Cowboys receiver Michael Irvin was injured - an injury that ended his Hall of Fame career. The play they call "Philly Special" [with Eagles quarterback Nick Foles] was awesome. "The truth is we had a plan, but unconsciously, it was tied to the Pats winning the Super Bowl and, when that didn't happen (congrats, Eagles!), I felt like we needed to pause and ... Read More »

Quanto valgono le medaglie delle Olimpiadi Invernali 2018?

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La medaglia d'argento, che pesa 580 grammi, ha un valore intrinseco di 255 euro e si compone del 99,9 per cento di argento . Sono in corso le indagini per capire dove è iniziata la trasmissione del virus gastrointestinale. La sfilata dei 91 Paesi partecipanti è stata chiusa dalla delegazione delle due Coree , che hanno sfilato assieme. La bandiera non e' riconosciuta ufficialmente ne' da Seul, ne' da Pyongyang . Read More »