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Sports South Korea hopes Chinese tourists will return as Olympics kick off
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Moon entered the main stadium in South Korea's eastern county of PyeongChang , where the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics began at 8 p.m. Pence said North Korea's military parade on Thursday was "one more part of an ongoing provocation" and another effort by the North to display their ballistic missiles.

Sports Olympics opening ceremony features 1200 drones
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In addition to the opening ceremony, the drones will be used throughout the games, creating light-filled formations every night from February 10 -24 during the nightly victory ceremonies. The highly-anticipated sports event featured a surprise appearance from a pop star and with drones that lit up the sky during the kick-off. "As it turns out, bring 1,218 of those drones into harmony doesn't present much more of a logistical challenge than 300, thanks to how the Shooting Star platform ...

Sports Largest US Olympic honor turns into racial controversy
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It comes after luge slider Erin Hamlin was selected ahead of him for the role at Friday's opening ceremony. After several rounds of balloting, the final round of voting came down to Davis and Hamlin. NBC reports that Davis was "resting his legs" along with other usa skaters ahead of their competition instead of participating in the ceremony. Hamlin won a coin toss, which was the predetermined method of picking a victor should the vote end in a tie.

Sports Super Bowl Gives NBC Most-Watched Week Since 2010
Author: 0 Super Bowl Gives NBC Most-Watched Week Since 2010

In 18-49, it's NBC's top-rated scripted series in nine years (since the post-Super Bowl episode of "The Office", 11.0 on February 1, 2009) and top-rated drama in more than 13 years (since "ER" on November 11, 2004, 9.4). The Super Bowl itself was seen by 103.4 million people, down 7 percent from the 2017 game. As initially reported, NBC also had 2.8 million viewers watching on digital platforms including NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, NBC.com 'TV Everywhere, ' Universo, En Vivo app, ...

Sports Coutinho scores as Barcelona reaches 5th straight Copa final
Author: 0 Coutinho scores as Barcelona reaches 5th straight Copa final

Valencia dominated the first half at a packed Mestalla as the hosts chased down a 1-0 deficit but their hopes of a comeback were dashed when Brazilian Coutinho slid in to turn home a cross from his old Liverpool team mate Luis Suarez in the 49th minute.

Sports Premier League Live double header this weekend
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Aside from the pride as to who really owns London between the two clubs, the bigger stake is the top four ticket of the Premier League . "But it's not just Alli, you see many British players in the last few years that if they get any contact, they're going over".

Sports Manchester United to hijack Manchester City's move for $69m star
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The Foxes rejected at least one bid from Premier League leaders Manchester City on January deadline day, which fell below their £75m valuation of the winger. For his part, Mahrez released a statement on Friday in which he said he said "presumptions" about his absence were "totally without foundation". Asked if he felt City were partly to blame for the situation, Guardiola replied: "I don't think so".

Sports Fighters on the UFC 221 hot seat
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Unfortunately, this reign was short-lived. Romero (12-2) could not make the 185-pound limit at Saturday's weigh-in. "Some bull**** as usual", Rockhold said on Twitter. Rockhold, meanwhile, rebounded from losing his title to Michael Bisping at UFC 199 by pounding out David Branch in September. One of the main advantages on Rockhold's side is his endurance.

Sports Stadium | Virat Kohli on track to break Sachin Tendulkar's ODI century records
Author: 0 Stadium | Virat Kohli on track to break Sachin Tendulkar's ODI century records

Precariously placed at 236/6, India could hardly dream of a total past 300, but Bhuvneshwar Kumar repeated his feats of the Test series and gave Kohli the license to hammer the South Africans at will. Pacers Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel , Chris Morris and spinner Imran Tahir have failed to trouble Indian batting line-up, which has led to their downfall.

Sports OLIMPIADI INVERNALI La cerimonia di apertura, con l'accensione del tripode, ha
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Sono in corso le indagini per capire dove è iniziata la trasmissione del virus gastrointestinale. "Le delegazioni delle due Coree sfileranno insieme sotto un'unica bandiera e competeranno come un'unica squadra". I volontari stanno distribuendo kit contro il freddo a spettatori e giornalisti. "E' stata adrenalina pura, adesso concentriamoci sulle gare e da domani in pista daremo il massimo".

Sports Markets Right Now: Stocks swing back to gains, Dow up 50
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Corrections are normal occurrences during bull markets, and there hasn't been one in two years, an unusually long time. The company also issued a disappointing forecast. The market, now in its second-longest bull run of all time, had not seen a correction for two years, an unusually long time. After Friday's jobs report showed that average hourly wage growth accelerated to 2.9% in January from a year ago, markets suddenly started to price in a risk that dormant wage and price inflation may ...

Sports Patchell under fire as Jones ramps up pre-match hype
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Both matches ended in heavy defeats. Scotland will be hoping to bounce back from their disappointing showing when they take on France at home , although history suggests they may be waiting a while for their next Murrayfield win over Les Bleus.

Sports Lindsey Vonn's dog is now an unbelievable Olympics meme
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn's dog is now an unbelievable Olympics meme

Vonn, one of the most recognizable athletes in the U.S. Olympic delegation, was set to take off on a Lufthansa flight bound for PyeongChang on Wednesday morning, but the plane de-boarded, and she was still uncertain of her travel plans by mid-afternoon.

Sports 'Not a given' Carson Wentz is ready for next season
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Do they really want to acquire someone whose play is that uneven? It was not just merely a dream. Coach Doug Pederson led the Eagles to their first Lombardi Trophy. There's been change in Philadelphia, and nothing demonstrates that more than the head coach and quarterback. "When I was drafted here in 2007, there was one thing that all the fans said that they wanted", he said.

Sports Alvaro Morata injury a serious concern for Chelsea boss Conte
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Morata has missed Chelsea's last four games in all competitions with his back issue and Conte has admitted he's growing increasingly concerned by how long the injury is taking to heal. With a two-legged Champions League tie against Barcelona coming up as well as matches against the two Manchester clubs, Conte felt this week was a rare opportunity for his players to have a break.

Sports Lions Announce Contract Extension For Executive VP And GM Bob Quinn
Author: 0 Lions Announce Contract Extension For Executive VP And GM Bob Quinn

Patricia said only that the style would be tailored to fit the players. But he was effusive in his praise of his new signal-caller. "So, we had a great conversation last night". White returns to the NFL after spending the 2017 season working with the University of CT football program as the senior quality control director of football research and special projects.

Sports Cyberattacks already going, and more feared, at Olympic Games
Author: 0 Cyberattacks already going, and more feared, at Olympic Games

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 .