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Sport Tokyo 2020 Reveals Teleporting and Telekinetic Olympic and Paralympic Games Mascots
Author: 0 Tokyo 2020 Reveals Teleporting and Telekinetic Olympic and Paralympic Games Mascots

The victor was unveiled at a school in the capital on Wednesday, after receiving over 109,000 votes. The mascots are futuristic and have no name yet, but are said to be very good friends. Its supernatural power involves being able to "talk with stones and the wind" and telekinesis - where it can "move things by just looking at them". Organisers turned to children to select the mascot , hoping to avoid a repeat of the bungled roll-out of the official Olympic logo, which ended up having ...

Sport Long-time Bears RB Forte announces retirement
Author: 0 Long-time Bears RB Forte announces retirement

Forte said in November 2016 he "wanted to play 10 years", per Connor Hughes of NJ.com, and pointed to his decision to change his diet and revamp his approach after having his knee scoped in 2010. The Bears drafted Forte out of Tulane in the second round of the 2008 draft. What he lacked in short-yardage scores, he more than made up for it with his ability to move the chains with one eight-yard catch after another.

Sport Usain Bolt says he signed with a football team
Author: 0 Usain Bolt says he signed with a football team

The match was the brain child of singer Robbie Williams , who will be captaining the England side to face Bolt's World XI, and entertainer Jonathan Wilkes. Other photos, taken in January, showed Bolt training and posing with the club's kit flanked by Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane. Throughout his career, Bolt - a big Manchester United fan - has repeatedly expressed interest in giving professional football a try.

Sport Did You Know?: All about Lebron James
Author: 0 Did You Know?: All about Lebron James

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James made history during his team's win over the Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association on Tuesday. Analysts say his final decision would depend on how far Cleveland could go this year. The NBA G League is growing well (previously the D-League until the start of this season) now has 26 teams, with plans to add a 27th next year.

Author: 0 Valtteri Bottas won't 'waste energy' on mind games with Lewis Hamilton

You can always improve it but in terms of lap times we are doing well, so we don't really have big issues. 'Last year I did not perform on the level I should have and I learned a lot from that. "They have the experience, I don't know how many races they have (between them)". "It was a very, very small problem, but very graphic and very obvious because a vehicle in the gravel is a big thing", Alonso said.

Sport Former Bafana captain Steven Pienaar calls time on career
Author: 0 Former Bafana captain Steven Pienaar calls time on career

Stephen Pienaar says signing for Everton and scoring the goal that denied Manchester United the Premier League title were the best moments of his career. Steven Pienaar says that he chose to retire from football so that he can spend some much-needed time with his family after a long career. "You are always welcome in Amsterdam, Steven!", Ajax Amsterdam said.

Sport Pizza Hut Replaces Papa John's as NFL's Official Pizza Sponsor
Author: 0 Pizza Hut Replaces Papa John's as NFL's Official Pizza Sponsor

In his comments, he alleged that National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell's "poor leadership" "hurt Papa John's shareholders". A source told CNN that the Pizza Hut deal is worth more than the Papa John's deal and gives the company several exclusive marketing rights.

Sport Bears to release backup QB Glennon
Author: 0 Bears to release backup QB Glennon

Glennon's days as a starter are finished, and it seems unlikely he'll sniff another contract even approaching the $18.5 million in guarantees he got from the Bears . Dispatching Demps was also anticipated after Adrian Amos and Eddie Jackson solidified the safety corps past year. "We're going to build our offense around Mitch", Howard said .

Sport Russian Federation gives Olympic athletes a heroes' welcome home
Author: 0 Russian Federation gives Olympic athletes a heroes' welcome home

Testing of samples taken from Russians in Pyeongchang is nearing its end, and Russian IOC member Shamil Tarpishchev told the state news agency RIA Novosti on Monday that reinstatement could come as soon as Tuesday. The IOC's ruling brought sharp criticism from an alliance of national anti-doping agencies, iNADO. "The suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee is automatically lifted with immediate effect", it added in a statement.

Sport Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' teaser postponed, Dhanush apologises to fans
Author: 0 Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' teaser postponed, Dhanush apologises to fans

Kaala also marks the Tamil comeback of veteran Bollywood actor Nana Patekar after nine years his debut Tamil film Bommalattam was released in 2008. But the producer of the movie, Dhanush has chosen to postpone it by a day. Expectations on the album of Kaala is quite high since the first look posters was released.The film features Rajinikanth fighting for the rights of oppressed Tamils in Mumbai.

Sport Tim Lincecum, Texas Rangers nearing deal
Author: 0 Tim Lincecum, Texas Rangers nearing deal

While he has been a starter for most of his career, Lincecum could be used out of the bullpen and possibly become the team's closer , per Passan. Lincecum has been working out at the Driveline baseball facility that has helped pitchers get their careers back on track. It is, however, interesting to note that his potential deal with the Rangers is not of the minor league variety.

Sport Courtois backs Chelsea to seal Champions League spot
Author: 0 Courtois backs Chelsea to seal Champions League spot

Lukaku had not netted in any of his six previous matches against top six English Premier League opponents, leading to suggestions the Belgian was a flat-track bully, but he has now scored 22 times in all competitions since joining United from Everton in July past year.

Sport Nicolas Gaitan set for China switch
Author: 0 Nicolas Gaitan set for China switch

The China League One champions reportedly paid about €30 million (R427 million) for Carrasco, while Gaitan reportedly cost an additional €18 million (R256 million). Carrasco made 17 LaLiga appearances for Atletico this season, scoring three goals for Diego Simeone's men. The players from Argentina and Belgium are the latest entrants in the Chinese Super League, after they were deemed surplus to requirements at Atletico Madrid .

Sport Jimmy Butler has surgery on right meniscus, no timetable for return
Author: 0 Jimmy Butler has surgery on right meniscus, no timetable for return

UPDATE: Butler will have surgery and will return within four to six weeks. Minnesota is now third in the Western Conference, sitting 11 games over.500, after a 122-104 victory over Chicago on Saturday at Target Center. Wiggins, signed to a five-year, $148 million max contract in October, has had a maddeningly inconsistent season that has left many questioning whether he was worth the investment owner Glen Taylor and Thobideau made in him.

Sport Panthers: Release of Kurt Coleman, Charles Johnson signals change
Author: 0 Panthers: Release of Kurt Coleman, Charles Johnson signals change

The release of Coleman who will turn 30 in July gave the Panthers $2.65 million in cap space. Johnson , 31, signed a two-year extension last year worth $9.5 million. He appeared in four games for the 49ers in 2016 with one start. Releasing Johnson , meanwhile, clears another $3.25 million in cap space. These moves signify they want to start fresh.

Sport Woman mauled to death at 'lion whisperer' reserve in South Africa
Author: 0 Woman mauled to death at 'lion whisperer' reserve in South Africa

The 22-year-old was visiting a camp run by Kevin Richardson at the Dinokeng Game Reserve in Gauteng, near Johannesburg , when she was attacked on Tuesday morning. A herd of eight elephants broke out of the reserve, around 30 miles from Pretoria, in April previous year. "We assessed the landscape for other big 5 animals and as per procedure sent out a notification that we were walking in the reserve", Richardson wrote in a Facebook post on Wednesday.

Sport Jets LB Donahue charged with DWI after Lincoln Tunnel…
Author: 0 Jets LB Donahue charged with DWI after Lincoln Tunnel…

According to reports, Donahue, 25, was arrested for " Driving While Intoxicated and reckless driving" after he drove the wrong direction down the Lincoln Tunnel in New York City and crashed into a bus. Via NJ.com, according to the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, Donahue, a fifth-round draft pick past year, was driving the wrong way in the tunnel at 2 a.m.

Sport Augustana Vikings to host opening round of NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Augustana Vikings to host opening round of NCAA Tournament

Saturday in York against the victor of the Nazareth-Hamilton first-round game. Winners of the College Conference of IL and Wisconsin automatic bid, the Titans are making their second straight and 11th overall NCAA Division III tournament appearance.

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