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Kim Dae-jung went to Pyongyang in 2000 for a summit that earned him the Nobel Peace Prize, although it later emerged his government had paid $500 million for the summit. Pyongyang conducted its largest nuclear test a year ago and said it had developed a missile capable of carrying a warhead to the United States. North and South Korea teams entered together under the Korean Unification Flag during the Opening Ceremony .
  • Leicester fans send a message to Riyad Mahrez vs Man City

    Leicester fans send a message to Riyad Mahrez vs Man City

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    Manchester United v Manchester City - Premier LeagueWhat's the story? Manchester City have been linked with having an interest in the Englishman in recent months, although the Blues have just smashed their club record transfer record to bring in fellow central defender Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao for £57m.
  • No. 10 Kansas, No. 17 Oklahoma, No. 19 West Virginia All Stunned

    No. 10 Kansas, No. 17 Oklahoma, No. 19 West Virginia All Stunned

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    Desmond Bane scored 17 points, including a desperation 3-pointer from several feet behind the arc for a 16-point lead with the shot clock about to expire early in the second half. What is going on in the Big 12? "My body feels good". But, I think anytime you see your players get a chance to celebrate with students, that's always a good thing.
  • North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang

    North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang

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    The letter delivered by "Special envoy Kim Yo-jong" stated her brother's "wish to improve inter-Korean relations", Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said. The South Korea coverage was down from the Sochi Winter Olympics' Opening Ceremony , which delivered an 18.5 rating four years ago. North and South Korea competed together for the first time at an Olympics on Saturday as the first five of 102 gold medals were decided against a fast-moving backdrop of diplomatic maneuvering.
  • International Olympic Committee to review 15 Russian cases

    International Olympic Committee to review 15 Russian cases

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    On Monday, the Olympic governing body still denied invitations to the 2018 Games in respect of 13 Russian athletes and two coaches, ignoring the CAS ruling which had dropped all doping allegations against them. The IOC did not name the athletes, but Russian officials have said they include two gold-medal winners from the 2014 Sochi Olympics - cross-country skier Alexander Legkov and skeleton racer Alexander Tretiakov .
  • Rafael Benitez considering using Kenedy at left-back for Newcastle United

    Rafael Benitez considering using Kenedy at left-back for Newcastle United

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    Jose Mourinho has hit back at Ryan Giggs' suggestion that Paul Pogba should be given more freedom in the Manchester United team while insisting the Frenchman can become a complete midfielder. The 29-year-old Algeria worldwide has endured a frustrating spell since his £29million switch from Sporting Lisbon to Leicester 18 months ago and is desperate to reignite his career under Rafael Benitez on Tyneside.
  • Conte thanks Chelsea fans for their backing

    Conte thanks Chelsea fans for their backing

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    Conte did not wish to explain why the club sent Michy Batshuayi on loan to Dortmund amid deepening concerns about Morata's injury. Conte said on Friday in a lengthy pre-match press conference , "We are talking a lot about the bad results but sometimes we forget that we are facing a serious situation [with Morata].
  • Chelsea star Alvaro Morata 'open' to Real Madrid return

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    I don't know how long he will be out. I don't know. For this reason, I'm a bit anxious. 'Players like Morata - that for us are important - are missing for a long period. And I'm very happy here. Should the move come to fruition, it will be much to the dismay of current Chelsea coach Conte, who has made no secret of his disappointment surrounding the club's transfer policies.
  • Yu Darvish, Cubs reach $126 million, 6-year deal

    Yu Darvish, Cubs reach $126 million, 6-year deal

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    The report states that the Cubs handed Darvish a six-year deal worth up to $150 million, with $126 million guaranteed. The Cubs have been rumored to be in the running for Darvish for months as they look to fill the void left behind by former Cy Young victor Jake Arrieta .
  • Olympics-Short track-Elistratov dedicates medal to Russians barred by IOC

    Olympics-Short track-Elistratov dedicates medal to Russians barred by IOC

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    There's no delicate way of putting this. The 45 Russians who were denied entry include speedskater Viktor Ahn, who won six gold medals in two previous Olympics; former National Hockey League players Valeri Nichushkin and Sergei Plotnikov; Alexander Tretiakov, the skeleton rider who won gold in Sochi; Alexander Legkov, an Olympic champion in cross-country skiing; Elena Nikitina, who won bronze in skeleton at the 2014 Games; and Tatyana Ivanova, a luger who took silver in Sochi.
  • Harry Kane sends message to Arsenal fans ahead of Tottenham showdown

    Harry Kane sends message to Arsenal fans ahead of Tottenham showdown

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    Jose Mourinho is prepared to launch one more Manchester United assault for Harry Kane in the summer despite being rejected a year ago, according to Spanish sports daily Marca . " Robert Lewandowski and Gonzalo Higuain are also very good, but he has everything", Khedira told Calcio Mercato . The England striker has developed into one of Europe's most prolific forwards at White Hart Lane in recent seasons and he has continued his fine form this term.
  • Winter Olympics: New Zealand's Winter Olympic uniforms a 'let down'

    Winter Olympics: New Zealand's Winter Olympic uniforms a 'let down'

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    Pence responded that President Donald Trump sent him there to "reaffirm the strong relationship between the United States, Japan, and South Korea ". "We wanted to show the alliance seated together", the official said. Kim Yo Jong and her entourage, including Kim Yong Nam , North Korea's ceremonial head of state, attended the opening ceremonies Friday and are expected to stay in South Korea through Sunday.
  • North Korea stages show of force with new missiles during parade

    North Korea stages show of force with new missiles during parade

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    North Korea put on its biggest display of intercontinental ballistic missiles yesterday as Mike Pence, the USA vice-president, arrived in South Korea on an explicit mission to cool the atmosphere of growing enthusiasm surrounding the rogue state's participation in the Winter Olympics.
  • UN Chief Urges Denuclearization to North Korea

    UN Chief Urges Denuclearization to North Korea

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    Past "charm offensives" have been interpreted as North Korea trying to recoup from crippling sanctions on their nuclear programme, or trying to drive a wedge between Seoul and its U.S. The most recent delegation was led by Kim Yong-nam, the president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, which makes him the technical head of state.
  • No Olympic truce for US, North Korea in Pyeongchang

    No Olympic truce for US, North Korea in Pyeongchang

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    The Winter Olympics' opening ceremony was all about unity: North and South Korea marched under one flag , the South's president shook hands with the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , and even U.S. After a turbulent 2017, in which the threat of war grew more real by the month, North and South Korea engaged in talks this year ahead of the Games.
  • Cape Elizabeth native competes in Olympic biathlon

    Cape Elizabeth native competes in Olympic biathlon

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    Dahlmeier clocked 21 minutes and 6.2 seconds to secure the first Olympic victory of her career, beating Marte Olsbu of Norway to the second place in 21:30.4. It was a miserable start for the Americans. Dunklee called it "frustrating", knowing that her poor performance prevented her from qualifying for the pursuit race on Monday.
  • Kim's Sister to Meet Moon After Cheering on Unified Korea Team

    Kim's Sister to Meet Moon After Cheering on Unified Korea Team

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    The recent detente, anchored by South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympic Games, came despite an acceleration in the North's weapons programme past year and pressure from Seoul's allies in Washington. "Even though we have completely different ideologies, through this event we can come together and root for each other", Cho said. Hundreds of Twitter users in recent days have referred to "Pyongyang2018", and while some were making a dig at the presence of North Korea at the Games, in ...
  • McLaren open to Hamilton return

    McLaren open to Hamilton return

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    McLaren boss Zak Brown says Formula One management can not afford to bow to the wishes of existing manufacturers like Ferrari and Mercedes when deciding the next set of regulations. He added: "If that means a team, a manufacturer, doesn't support that then I think they need to be prepared to recognise you're not going to make everyone happy".
  • Your Guide to South Korea (And the Olympics!): Travelogue Podcast

    Your Guide to South Korea (And the Olympics!): Travelogue Podcast

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    In January 1968, Kim Yo Jong's grandfather, founding North Korean president Kim II Sung, sent a squad of North Korean commandos to Seoul who tried unsuccessfully to kill then-president Park Chung-hee. However the opening ceremony was not shown on North Korean state TV, which was broadcasting patriotic songs and slogans celebrating industry and the armed forces.
  • India, Palestine ties have stood the test of time: Modi

    India, Palestine ties have stood the test of time: Modi

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    During the visit, the Prime Minister will hold discussions on matters of mutual interest with their leaders, apart from participating in other events. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Ramallah in Palestine on 10 February, the ministry of external affairs said on Monday. "India has recognised the State of Palestine in 1988, and we can not forget the last Indian vote in favour of Palestine's rights in Jerusalem in the United Nations General Assembly, and all the political ...
  • Lakers Vs Thunder Preview

    Lakers Vs Thunder Preview

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    Los Angeles Lakers vs Oklahoma City Thunder live streaming , Lakers vs Thunder live streaming and Lakers live streaming info follows . Without Carmelo Anthony or Russell Westbrook available for the Thunder, George seemed like he was due for a big night and ready to show why he may slot into one of the maximum salary slots the Lakers had effectively opened up with the trade earlier in the day.
  • Conte hoping 'important' Christensen can return against West Brom

    Conte hoping 'important' Christensen can return against West Brom

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    Long-serving boss Wenger has once again failed to put together a title bid and is said to be in danger of the axe - despite signing a new two-year deal last May. The Premier League champions then have matches against Manchester City and Manchester United to negotiate ahead of the second leg of the Barca tie at Camp Nou.
  • Spurs finally feel at home at Wembley, says Pochettino

    Spurs finally feel at home at Wembley, says Pochettino

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    It is results such as these against the supposed smaller clubs that have been really holding Arsene Wenger's side back from challenging for their customary fourth spot, and they current trail Chelsea by five points. Tottenham host their eternal rivals Arsenal for the second North London derby of the season, and will be looking to avenge their 2-0 defeat at the Emirates.
  • Mauricio Pochettino: 'Arsene Wenger the last of his kind'

    Mauricio Pochettino: 'Arsene Wenger the last of his kind'

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    Mkhitaryan started on the left flank but drifted infield and created two goals from the right flank, including one for Aubameyang, who generally played in inside-left positions, and tested the opposition defence with his speed in behind. At this stage of the season that deficit is by no means huge, but they will also require the Blues' recent implosion to continue. The Algeria worldwide is angry about not being allowed to join Manchester City during the January transfer window and has been ...
  • Winter Olympics 2018: First Gold Goes To Sweden, Koreas In Spotlight

    Winter Olympics 2018: First Gold Goes To Sweden, Koreas In Spotlight

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    Sochi Games champion Marit Bjoergen of Norway took the silver 7.8 seconds behind and Krista Parmakoski of Finland won the bronze. Charlotte Kalla won the gold and Marit Bjoergen made Olympic history. A total of 102 gold medals are up for grabs at the PyeongChang Games , including 12 in cross-country skiing. "I need to work on a few things to manage stress".
  • Australia wins toss, will bowl 1st vs England in MCG T20

    Australia wins toss, will bowl 1st vs England in MCG T20

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    D'Arcy Short also impressed in compiling his 36 not out as Australia easily chased down England's 137-7. Australian T20 captain David Warner throws his bat in the air after being dismissed for two. A month after his sublime 180 at the MCG, Jason Roy was unable to reproduce the fireworks and fell to Stanlake in the third over. Warner left England reeling at 3-34 in the fourth over when he ran out Dawid Malan with a brilliant direct hit.
  • Olympic US flag bearer Erin Hamlin has ties to VA

    Olympic US flag bearer Erin Hamlin has ties to VA

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    An African-American in a mostly white sport, he became the first black athlete to win an individual gold medal at the Winter Games with his 1,000-meter triumph in 2006. Hamlin and Davis were among eight nominees for the flagbearer role, and athletes from each of the eight winter sports federations represented those nominees in a balloting that took place Wednesday night.
  • North Korea's Kim invites South Korean president for summit - South Korea

    North Korea's Kim invites South Korean president for summit - South Korea

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    US Vice-President Mike Pence, who was seated in the same box, did not interact with the North Koreans at any point, US officials said. Speaking with NBC's Lester Holt on the sidelines of the 23rd Olympic Winter Games , in PyeongChang, South Korea , Pence, who is leading the US delegation there, made clear that the USA was not ruling out military options as tensions continued to roil the Korean Peninsula.
  • Cavs were marching a slow death before trades — Cleveland GM Altman

    Cavs were marching a slow death before trades — Cleveland GM Altman

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    James also hopes Thomas "can get that bounce back" with the Los Angeles Lakers . The trades leave Cleveland with two open roster spots. In three separate trades , the Cavs sent Isaiah Thomas , Dwyane Wade , Jae Crowder , Derrick Rose , Iman Shumpert and Channing Frye packing, but they managed to acquire solid role players in George Hill , Rodney Hood , Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr in return.
  • Where to play Pogba? Position debate confuses Man Utd boss Mourinho

    Where to play Pogba? Position debate confuses Man Utd boss Mourinho

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    Although he did not name them, Mourinho... Giggs wasn't the only pundit to question Mourinho's use of Pogba - Graeme Souness and Tony Cascarino weighed in, too. "The natural effect of it is that he will have his contract and he will be a United player for years". "A midfield player with more potential than Paul is hard to find because Paul has everything".
  • Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on CBC

    Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on CBC

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    Some South Koreans have labelled the Games the "Pyongyang Olympics" in protest against the North's involvement, which will include fielding a joint North-South Korean women's ice hockey team. In what was described as a major diplomatic breakthrough, North Korea said it would send a delegation of athletes and performers to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea.
  • Eden Hazard on joining Real Madrid, beating Barcelona

    Eden Hazard on joining Real Madrid, beating Barcelona

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    Real Madrid are planning a revolution in attack this summer, and he is among the big names linked with a move to the Bernabeu . If they want me, they have to contact Chelsea . Now we feel bad, but we have to wait until the end of the season. We give our all on the pitch. Chelsea's medical team have performed a number of tests on the 25-year-old, but have not got to the bottom of the problem - leaving under-fire manager Antonio Conte unsure on when he will next be able to call upon the ...
  • Pence bashes North Korea's military parade, endorses Trump's parade

    Pence bashes North Korea's military parade, endorses Trump's parade

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    Leaders from around the world showed up for Friday's Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea, including U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Forty-six members of its crew were killed in an attack; a South Korean, U.K. and USA investigation showed it was carried out by the North. Mr Pence had been due to sit at the same dinner table as Kim Yong-nam and Mr Moon but left before the meal was served, AFP reported.
  • 5-star OLB Quay Walker commits for 2018

    5-star OLB Quay Walker commits for 2018

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    You can hear the assembled crowd audibly gasp in this video at Walker's fake out. Walker's inclusion in Georgia's 2018 class gives the Bulldogs an overwhelming lead in the overall team rankings. Five-star cornerback Tyson Campbell made his decision official and signed with the Bulldogs on Wednesday, bringing another nationally coveted recruit to Athens.
  • Carson Wentz Engaged to Girlfriend 2 Days After Super Bowl LII

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    I was fortunate to come back and sign with them. So Jenkins, a Pro Bowl safety and team captain, added extra oomph to his postgame speech that day in Southern California. Believe it. And next season, get ready for a little more of it. These responses sound cliche, like cop-out answers. "In games like this against a great opponent, you have to make those tough decisions and keep yourself aggressive", Pederson said.
  • Philippe Coutinho Comments On First Barca Goal

    Philippe Coutinho Comments On First Barca Goal

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    Coutinho , who joined Barca from Liverpool for a club record 142 million pounds ($197.66 million) in January, had been on the pitch less than three minutes when he scored, while Ivan Rakitic stretched the vistors' lead eight minutes from time.