• 'Special moment' for Coutinho, goal helps Barca reach Copa del Rey final
'Special moment' for Coutinho, goal helps Barca reach Copa del Rey final

The match was tied 0-0 after 34 minutes with Barcelona bringing a 1-0 aggregate advantage to the Mestalla as both pushed for a breakthrough. Coutinho left Liverpool to join Barcelona last month in a deal worth £142million. But Valencia came out with an intelligent game plan and had chances to equalise in the first half, happily ceding bal...

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  • Moon, North's Ceremonial Head of State Shake Hands at Olympic Reception
Moon, North's Ceremonial Head of State Shake Hands at Olympic Reception

The Japan NewsPrime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that he confirmed with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae In the view that Japan and South Korea must work to build a future-oriented relationship over the 2015 agreement on the issue of comfort women.

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  • Ireland will host United States of America at Aviva in June
Ireland will host United States of America at Aviva in June

The US - who also failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup - will take on Martin O'Neill's side five days after the meeting between Ireland and France in Paris. And after signing a new two-year deal, Ireland boss Martin O'Neill has promised to give youth its chance over the coming months. There will be places up for grabs in the squad after the r...

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  • Arsenal boss confident more to come from Mkhitaryan-Aubameyang duo
Arsenal boss confident more to come from Mkhitaryan-Aubameyang duo

Without Mahrez in the side Leicester are desperately relying on Jamie Vardy for some inspiration, with the Englishman boasting an impressive record against top-six sides, though all three of his previous league goals against Man City came in one game.

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  • Kohli hits 34th ODI Hundred, makes it 3-0 for India
Kohli hits 34th ODI Hundred, makes it 3-0 for India

There have been five pink ODIs to date and the Proteas have triumphed in every single one of them. In January 2015 he set the Bullring alight by reaching three figures off 31 balls‚ a world record‚ in scoring 149 against West Indies . "What I really admire about Indian batsmen and the reason why they are so successful, is the fact that their...

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  • US Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors accuses former coach of sexual abuse
US Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors accuses former coach of sexual abuse

According to Levi Pulkkinen of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, a Homeland Security Department task force searched Hutchison's home Tuesday in search of digital evidence that he sexually exploited swimming students. Hutchison, who was an assistant coach on the 2008 US Olympic team, has yet to comment on the latest allegations. According to the...

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  • Dananjaya claims five wickets as Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh
Dananjaya claims five wickets as Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh

The first test at Chittagong was drawn. Dananjaya returned figures of 5/24 while left-arm spinner Herath had figures of 4/49 and Perera 1/32. Dananjaya was well supported by Rangana Herath as the latter bagged four scalps in Bangladesh's second innings to reach 415 Test wickets and become the most successful left-arm bowler in the format.

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  • Australia vs England, 3rd Match, T20I Tri-series
Australia vs England, 3rd Match, T20I Tri-series

Australia won the toss and elected to bowl first as they made one change to the side that won by five wickets on Wednesday in Hobart. No doubt England will look to balance the scales more evenly in Saturday's Tri-Series encounter. A win here will give them a spot in the final . Australia: David Warner (capt), Aaron Finch, D'Arcy Short, ...

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  • Flu activity widespread during Super Bowl 52
Flu activity widespread during Super Bowl 52

The Super Bowl has been in Atlanta twice before. Zak Fick had his camera rolling to capture Eagles fans' joy in section 307 when their team won their first Super Bowl title. That game also was played indoors. There's no snow in the game day forecast, but the predicted high is in the single digits - that's Fahrenheit, not Celsius - with a low be...

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  • How to watch women's figure skating singles at the Winter Olympics
How to watch women's figure skating singles at the Winter Olympics

As expected, Canada was in front with 17 points, but the United States was in strong position after the short programs. "It's very normal to have not a great skate (in an Olympic debut)", said Chan, 27, who finished fifth at his first Olympics, the 2010 Vancouver Games in his home country, before winning silvers in the men's and team events at th...

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  • Inbee Park, Se Ri Pak take part in Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
Inbee Park, Se Ri Pak take part in Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

Earlier, Pence did not sit down for dinner at the reception for dignitaries that Moon hosted before the opening, instead eating with the American athletes. It is now unclear how the unidentified Korean man was able to jump the barriers and get onto the ice chute but local police in Pyeongchang, the South Korean resort where the two week tournament ...

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  • Atlanta Hawks DeAndre' Bembry Arrested For Recklessness
Atlanta Hawks DeAndre' Bembry Arrested For Recklessness

Reportedly racing another vehicle down I-85 Bembry was arrested without any other reported incident and wasn't impaired in any way that has been reported as of yet. Bembry was drafted with the 21 overall pick by the Hawks out of Saint Joseph's University. "We are still gathering information as it pertains to the situation, and out of respect for ...

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  • Yoel Romero misses weight ahead of UFC 221 fight with Luke Rockhold
Yoel Romero misses weight ahead of UFC 221 fight with Luke Rockhold

The late hours of Friday night, into the wee hours of Saturday morning featured a lot of drama as it relates to Saturday night's UFC 221 event. Romero got the call around four weeks ago to fill in for the main event, but the turnaround was obviously too short for the 40-year-old who hadn't missed weight in any of his nine previous UFC bouts.

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  • Riyad Mahrez releases statement regarding future at Leicester City
Riyad Mahrez releases statement regarding future at Leicester City

Mahrez was consequently resigned to staying at the King Power Stadium and it has been reported that the Algeria winger is yet to return to training since talks collapsed. A late penalty for Leicester brought us extra time before penalties saw the visiting City leave with victory. "I hope he can come back and work hard with the team sooner rather ...

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  • MS Dhoni Becomes First Indian Wicket-keeper to Effect 400 Dismissals in ODIs
MS Dhoni Becomes First Indian Wicket-keeper to Effect 400 Dismissals in ODIs

Ngidi made his ODI debut in the place of South Africa's most experienced fast bowler, Morne Morkel , and Andile Phehlukwayo was back as South Africa left out their second spinner, Tabraiz Shamsi. We haven't had the opportunity to put together partnerships. South Africa have also taken an active stance in promoting Breast Cancer. He becomes ...

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  • 'King' James rules as Cavs edge Timberwolves in overtime
'King' James rules as Cavs edge Timberwolves in overtime

For the past few years in Boston, Isaiah outplayed his contract and became the greatest bargain in the National Basketball Association. George Hill and Rodney Hood give them versatile wing defense and high-percentage 3-point shooting and should allow the offense to flow through James.

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  • Jason Kelce goes on epic rant as Eagles celebrate Super Bowl win
Jason Kelce goes on epic rant as Eagles celebrate Super Bowl win

On Thursday, Feb. 8, they were the only ones that mattered, and Eagles fans from near and far lined Broad Street to celebrate their Super Bowl victory. Simply rooting for a team can bring together complete strangers, and make them act as if they've known each other for a lifetime. They'll talk about this everywhere for a long time, and they'll ...

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  • Rockets frontrunners to sign former Grizzlies big man Brandan Wright
Rockets frontrunners to sign former Grizzlies big man Brandan Wright

Memphis Grizzlies forward/center Brandan Wright plans on signing with the Houston Rockets after being bought out by Memphis, per Shams Charania of Yahoo! Although Wright has been hampered with injury issues the last two seasons, where he played just 40 games combined, he has been healthy this year.

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  • Bourses to cease licensing index, inventory costs to overseas exchanges
Bourses to cease licensing index, inventory costs to overseas exchanges

The three exchanges-BSE, NSE , and Metropolitan-have now jointly decided that they will not license or provide any index data, including price of the securities to their foreign counterparts or trading platforms for trading and settling derivative contracts in foreign jurisdictions.

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  • Fireworks as opening ceremony starts for Pyeongchang Olympics
Fireworks as opening ceremony starts for Pyeongchang Olympics

She smiled and shared a warm greeting with Moon Jae In, South Korea's leader, as the divided countries marched under a single flag in the contest's opening ceremony. "They are two entirely different countries with independent governments and a physical border that can not be freely crossed", said Lee. Tourist numbers crashed a year ago after S...

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  • US VP skips Olympic dinner to snub North Korean officials
US VP skips Olympic dinner to snub North Korean officials

While it isn't known what kind of message she'll relay to Moon, any move toward a summit is likely to help maintain a temporary break in tensions on the peninsula after a year of missile and nuclear provocations. "It was with an ardent desire that the people of Korea aspired to host the Winter Games, the only divided nation in the world". Providi...

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  • Media Won't Admit Senate Budget Deal Signifies Potential Win for Trump
Media Won't Admit Senate Budget Deal Signifies Potential Win for Trump

A House vote would follow, in which majority Republicans will likely need several dozen Democratic votes to assure passage. On the other, it marks an abandonment of long-stated principles from those Republicans who railed repeatedly against the climbing debt and deficit during the Obama years.

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  • Kane is Europe's best, admits Wenger despite derby tension
Kane is Europe's best, admits Wenger despite derby tension

I don't think he would. Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli was booked for diving in that epic thriller , while his teammates Harry Kane and Erik Lamela were accused of simulation by Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk . Ospina is expected to take his place in goal and is no doubt a worthy replacement for Cech. It's now up to Mauricio Pochettino...

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  • Russian Federation regrets 47 athletes, coaches dismissal from 2018 Olympics
Russian Federation regrets 47 athletes, coaches dismissal from 2018 Olympics

According to The New York Times' Juliet Macur, the "court ruled that the International Olympic Committee banned the Russians based on eligibility rules and that the ban didn't equal an additional sanction ". The Applicants challenged the IOC decision refusing to invite them to participate in the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games and reque...

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  • Curling apre programma dei Giochi Olimpici di Pyeongchang
Curling apre programma dei Giochi Olimpici di Pyeongchang

Il numero maggiore di contagiati è infatti tra il personale di sicurezza, ma si sono ammalati pure poliziotti e membri dell'organizzazione. Nel frattempo, non sapendo come ingannare il tempo, il leader nordcoreano, Kim Jong Un ha pensato bene di presiedere l'ennesima parata militare, mostrando al mondo i suoi missili ben lucidati, proprio alla ...

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