Day: March 14, 2017

The US State Department on Tuesday urged North Korea to pardon an American student who was sentenced last year to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a political banner from a hotel.The call for the “immediate release” of Otto Warmbier, who is in his 2…

A first-half penalty from Paulo Dybala helped fire Juventus into the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday after a 1-0 win sent the Serie A champions through 3-0 on aggregate.Porto coach Nuno Espirito Santo had hailed Juve’s 20-game unbeaten home …

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy is set to join the Seattle Seahawks on a one-year deal in a bid to reinvigorate his career, reports said Tuesday.Lacy, 26, rushed for more than 1,000 yards a season in his first two campaigns with the Packers a…

All Black halfback Tawera Kerr-Barlow announced a move to France’s La Rochelle Wednesday, becoming the latest New Zealander to head overseas after failing to cement a starting spot with the world champions.The 26-year-old said he would join the Top 14 …

Three-time champion Rafael Nadal powered into the fourth round at Indian Wells on Tuesday, where he could find Roger Federer waiting.The world number six edged fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 7-5 to keep his challenge for a first title of 2017 o…

Kasper Schmeichel saved a late penalty as Leicester City beat Sevilla 2-0 on Tuesday to win their Champions League last-16 tie 3-2 on aggregate.Trailing 2-1 from the first leg in Spain three weeks ago, Leicester opened the scoring on the night when Wes…

Paris Saint-Germain have sent a letter of complaint to UEFA about the referee who oversaw their spectacular collapse to Barcelona, accusing him of ruining their Champions League campaign. The Spanish champions’ historic win was overshadowed by a series…