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Magnificent Seven


Guangzhou Evergrande sealed the Chinese Super League (CSL) title for the seventh consecutive time with a 5-1 thumping of Guizhou Zhicheng at the Tianhe Stadium on Sunday night.

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Ronaldo wins FIFA Men's Player of the Year award

Cristiano Ronaldo was named the best men's player at the FIFA Best Awards ceremony at the London Palladium theatre on Monday, beating Lionel Messi and Neymar.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 8:53:18

China's Hong Kong beats Pakistan 3-0 in Women's Hockey Asian Challenge 2017

China's Hong Kong continued their winning run in the Women's Hockey Asian Challenge 2017, beating Pakistan 3-0 on Monday, after giving a good account of themselves on Sunday by demolishing the host Brunei 8-0.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 8:29:17

Magnificent Seven

Guangzhou Evergrande sealed the Chinese Super League (CSL) title for the seventh consecutive time with a 5-1 thumping of Guizhou Zhicheng at the Tianhe Stadium on Sunday night.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 23:13:40

Arsenal overwhelm Everton with a five-goal barrage in Premier League

The best way for Arsenal to answer a bad loss to a team whose striker publicly mocked them for not having the "cojones" is apparently not to fight fire with fire, but to do it the Arsenal way. That is, pinpoint passing, deadly finishing and relentless attacking, all of which enabled the Gunners to defeat Everton 5-2.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 23:03:39

2018 venues ‘complete’

Organizers of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Gamess have completed construction of all competition and non-competition venues, Games chief Lee Hee-beom said Monday ahead of the start of the Olympic torch relay.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/23 22:58:40

Vuelta to start in Malaga

The 2018 Vuelta a Espana (Tour of Spain) will embark from the south coast town of Malaga on August 25, organizers said Monday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/23 22:58:39

Hamilton wins US Grand Prix

Mercedes won the Formula One constructors’ title for the fourth year in a row on Sunday but Lewis Hamilton was made to wait despite cruising to a US Grand Prix victory at one of his favorite circuits.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/23 22:53:40

Eager fans

Romania’s Simona Halep prepares to sign her autograph for spectators after winning her group-stage match with France’s Caroline Garcia at the WTA Finals on Monday in Singapore. The world’s No.1 player halted Garcia’s 11-match winning streak with a 6-4, 6-2 rout in 88 minutes.
Source: VCG | 2017/10/23 22:53:39

Timberwolves silence Thunder

Andrew Wiggins thwarted the Oklahoma City Thunder’s comeback bid, launching a game-winning three-pointer as time expired to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 115-113 NBA triumph on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/23 22:38:39

Basketball star Yao scores windfall in IPO

Basketball star Yao Ming reportedly reaped a windfall from a stake in a company that went public on Friday in Shanghai, domestic news site nbd.com.cn reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 22:03:39