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Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

German footballer Deniz Naki shot at on highway

A German soccer player with Turkish-Kurdish roots on Monday said that he was shot at while driving on the A4 Autobahn near the western German town of Düren. Deniz Naki, who currently plays for a Kurdish team, told German newspaper die Welt that he had been driving in the far-right lane on the highway on Sunday night when he “suddenly heard shots.” ...

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IOC extends North Korea's Winter Olympics deadline

LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee has “extended the deadline” for North Korea’s participation in the Winter Olympics, it announced on Monday (Jan 8). “We will be as flexible as we can be,” an IOC spokesman told AFP over North Korea sending a team to the Pyeongchang Games in South Korea. On Tuesday North and South Korea will hold their first official ...

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Philippe Coutinho's Barcelona move poses familiar questions for Jürgen Klopp

Jürgen Klopp has been here before. In the moments following Philippe Coutinho’s protracted €160-million ($ 192 million) move to Barcelona, he admitted that even a club as storied as Liverpool could not compete with the lure of one of world football’s biggest beasts. “It is his [Coutinho’s] dream and I am now convinced there is nothing left at our disposal to change his mind,” the German ...

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D. Johnson: 'I thought I broke my back' at Augusta

Dustin Johnson keeps rolling, Justin Thomas has caddie issues, Tiger Woods announces his early schedule, Rickie Fowler breaks tradition and more in this week’s edition of Monday Scramble: Here we go again, another year in which DJ looks unstoppable. There are maybe five players on the PGA Tour who can overwhelm the competition with their physical gifts, who can mash ...

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