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Sports Chinese actress Liu Yifei cast as Mulan
Author: 0 Chinese actress Liu Yifei cast as Mulan

The women set to be Mulan had to meet three standards: "credible martial arts skills, the ability to speak English and the most ineffable requirement of all: star quality". In both, Hua Mulan is a young Chinese woman who dresses as a man and takes her father's place in the Chinese army during the fifth century. Nicknamed the "Fairy Sister" for her pure and innocent image, Liu has become one of China's biggest actresses.

Sports Conclusions from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Author: 0 Conclusions from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The final race of the season will be of little consequence given the drivers' and constructors' championships have been wrapped up for some time, but it's clear Hamilton intends to finish the year on a high. "Yet we came out with most points". The reduction in the number of power unit components in 2018 will put Renault reliability woes into sharper focus.

Sports Mesut Ozil And Alexis Sanchez Won't Leave In January - Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil And Alexis Sanchez Won't Leave In January - Arsene Wenger

Only one newly promoted Premier League side has ever beaten both Arsenal and Manchester United in a season - Peter Reid's Sunderland side achieved this feat in 1996-97, although they were relegated at the end of that season. That's impossible to answer today because I don't know. He went on to say that Huddersfield will look to play with the energy and the spirit that they have become known for under Wagner.

Sports Ashes 2017: Ben Stokes a step closer to joining England teammates
Author: 0 Ashes 2017: Ben Stokes a step closer to joining England teammates

The Avon and Somerset police said they had asked the prosecution service for "charging advice" after concluding their investigation into the assault in which a 27-year-old man suffered a fractured eye socket. England would be hoping for Stokes' early return, especially after their massive 10-wicket loss to the hosts at the Gabba in Adelaide on Monday. There's still no timeframe on when the CPS will announce the charges against Stokes, if any.

Sports Nikola Mirotic now forgives Bobby Portis for punch incident
Author: 0 Nikola Mirotic now forgives Bobby Portis for punch incident

Mirotic feigned ignorance when asked about the "me or him" stance his camp has expressed to the Bulls regarding the futures of him and Portis in Chicago , per reports. "I know he's excited to get back out there on the floor", coach Fred Hoiberg said . "Obviously, I didn't expect this to happen, you know. Obviously, I'm going to give him [fist bumps], like he would give me [fist bumps] too".

Sports BuzzFeed reorganises ad sales division as it cuts 8% of workforce
Author: 0 BuzzFeed reorganises ad sales division as it cuts 8% of workforce

BuzzFeed employs about 1,700 people globally. In August, it dropped its longstanding opposition to conventional digital banner advertising in a bid to make it less reliant on driving traffic to promoted posts. "As our strategy evolves, we need to evolve our organization, too - particularly our Business team", Jonah Peretti , Buzzfeed's co-founder and CEO, said in an email to staff on Wednesday.

Sports Stoke boss tries to downplay Liverpool's dodgy defence
Author: 0 Stoke boss tries to downplay Liverpool's dodgy defence

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is expected to start Wednesday's game with all his attacking weapons after he rested Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino against Chelsea on Saturday. The Potters, however, will miss out on their first choice goalkeeper Jack Butland due to a finger injury, while defender Geoff Cameron is yet to recover from a concussion.

Sports Allardyce closed to being signed as Everton's manager
Author: 0 Allardyce closed to being signed as Everton's manager

Allardyce is seen as a safe option who will keep Everton up, given his track record of saving clubs from the drop. He can go as far as he wants. Big Sam had resisted Everton's initial interest - first revealed by SunSport last month - when the Toffees were only willing to give him a job for the rest of the season before trying for a younger, sexier name.

Author: 0 BCCI unofficially retires jersey number 10 in honour of Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar's Indian Premier League side, the Mumbai Indians , had incidentally retired the number 10 jersey in 2013 following his retirement. While none of the Indian players wore the jersey since his retirement, it was in August a year ago when pacer Shardul Thakur made his ODI debut by wearing jersey no 10.

Sports Former Chelsea key figure joins AS Monaco
Author: 0 Former Chelsea key figure joins AS Monaco

Chelsea are considering whether to appoint a direct replacement for Emenalo or split his responsibilities - from recruitment to the academy and loan players - across a number of roles at Cobham. The post Breaking: Michael Emenalo Joins AS Monaco as Sporting Director appeared first on The Nation Nigeria . The former Nigeria worldwide defender will work directly with Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev, who said he is happy to work Emenalo who he has been associated with for many years.

Sports Kevin Love torches Heat for 32 points in first half
Author: 0 Kevin Love torches Heat for 32 points in first half

The message was a sarcastic take on James proclaiming himself as the "King of New York" on Instagram after the Cavaliers defeated the Knicks at Madison Square Garden earlier this month. Still, the exact severity of the sprain remains unclear at this point in time and Simmons will likely undergo additional tests following the game to make sure there's nothing more serious at hand.

Sports Penn State OC Joe Moorhead Reportedly Will Become Mississippi State HC
Author: 0 Penn State OC Joe Moorhead Reportedly Will Become Mississippi State HC

Moorhead has been in charge of an offensive revival the last two seasons in State College, helping lead the Nittany Lions to No. 28 in overall offense in 2017, averaging 453.3 yards per game. Moorhead has also had assistant coaching stints at CT (2009-11), Akron (2004-08) and Georgetown (2000-03) and was a graduate assistant at Pittsburgh from 1998-99.

Sports Oklahoma State's Gundy eyed for Tennessee coaching spot
Author: 0 Oklahoma State's Gundy eyed for Tennessee coaching spot

It also has been reported that a decision is not expected to be released Tuesday night. Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy was reportedly meeting with University of Tennessee officials on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of filling the coaching vacancy left in Knoxville, Tenn.

Author: 0 Felipe Massa retires from Formula One

Having not driven an F1 vehicle for over six years before this summer, Kubica believes he has made good progress in the tests he has completed since and insists the arm injuries which had appeared to end his career are not significantly impairing him.

Sports Tony Parker Set to Make Season Debut Tonight
Author: 0 Tony Parker Set to Make Season Debut Tonight

Spears of The Undefeated in September. San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker announced his triumphant return to the court, but fans are still concerned about Kawhi Leonard and when they should expect to see him playing again as well. Rudy Gay was ruled out late and at half time it looked like Anderson was about to lay an egg. LaMarcus Aldridge and Pau Gasol had season-highs in points on the night for the Spurs, with Aldridge scoring 33 points, 10 rebounds, and three assists, while ...

Sports Watch Sean McVay's locker room speech following statement win over Saints
Author: 0 Watch Sean McVay's locker room speech following statement win over Saints

As bad as it sounds, seeing the Rams lose the way they did to the Vikings made it seem like they didn't have what it takes to compete with serious contenders, but luckily that is no longer the case. "This was, for sure, one of them". New Orleans nevertheless remains the class of the NFC South, as it owns the head-to-head tiebreaker with the 8-3 Carolina Panthers .

Sports Top 5 most likely replacements for Eden Hazard at Chelsea
Author: 0 Top 5 most likely replacements for Eden Hazard at Chelsea

The Belgian global managed to dribble with the ball successfully 10 times, 2 more times than any other player has been able to do so in a single game week. The Belgian midfielder, 26, has been one of the Premier League's top players over the past few years, dancing around dumbfounded defenders easily week in, week out.

Sports 49ers Announce QB Jimmy Garoppolo Will Start Against Bears
Author: 0 49ers Announce QB Jimmy Garoppolo Will Start Against Bears

The Bears' front office likely did their homework on the young quarterback, but the coaching staff won't have a ton of tape to prepare for him. The 49ers traded for Garoppolo to become the franchise quarterback. He's taken 54 hits, according to official score sheets, and 19 sacks in five plus games since taking over the top job. Beathard left the game Sunday with a knee contusion and a hip strain.

Sports Conor McGregor Involved In An Irish Pub Brawl?
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Involved In An Irish Pub Brawl?

Then again, we've seen plenty of athletes change their minds regarding retirement. Mayweather said the Brit "needs to get real and stick with TV", in reference to his appearance on jungle-based United Kingdom reality show I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here , adding that he was "nobody's meal ticket".