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SIPG crush Evergrande in 1st leg


Brazil international Hulk scored one and made another as Shanghai SIPG all but sealed their spot in the Asian Champions League semifinals with a 4-0 first-leg rout of Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday.

Making moves

There were eyebrows raised in parts of North London this week. Not because Danny Rose had been Googling Tottenham Hotspur's transfer targets nor at Harry Kane's failure to score against ...

‘Superhuman’ wanted

Usain Bolt's retirement leaves a huge vacuum to fill but athletics is moving in the right direction in rebranding itself after scandals that seriously damaged its image, according to sports ...


Rooney exhibits expert timing in answering country’s call for goals

While there were plenty of people quick to wish Wayne Rooney well on Tuesday night when he scored his 200th Premier League goal, there might not have been many in the home crowd. Manchester City's fans are probably sick of the sight of a player who has now scored 13 times against them for Everton and Manchester United, including his 50th, 150th and now his 200th league goals.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 23:03:39

Jail time for Hitler salute

An Austrian soccer fan has been given an 18-month prison sentence for a Hitler salute during a match, falling foul of the country’s tough laws against Nazi glorification.
Source: Agencies | 2017/8/22 23:01:35

Rojo back to training

Argentina defender Marcos Rojo gave another fillip to early Premier League leaders Manchester United by returning to training with the first team on Tuesday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/8/22 22:58:39

SIPG crush Evergrande in 1st leg

Brazil international Hulk scored one and made another as Shanghai SIPG all but sealed their spot in the Asian Champions League semifinals with a 4-0 first-leg rout of Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/22 22:48:40

Lee stunned in Glasgow

France's Brice Leverdez pulled off the first shock of the badminton World Championships by defeating men's second seed Lee Chong Wei in three games in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/8/22 22:48:40

Azarenka skips US Open

Two-time US Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka confirmed her withdrawal from the tournament on Monday amid a custody battle concerning her 8-month-old son.
Source: Agencies | 2017/8/22 22:48:39

F1 eyeing two more street races in Asia: senior official

Formula One is looking to stage two more street races in Asia as part of a drive to win new fans, one of the sport's most senior officials told AFP on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/22 22:48:39

Blade of glory

Nathaniel Perez (left) of the Philippines competes with compatriot Brennan Wayne Louie in the men’s fencing foil individual final at the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday. Brennan bested Perez, 15-14.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/22 22:43:39

Raikkonen staying at Ferrari in 2018

Kimi Raikkonen will be racing for Ferrari again next season after the Italian Formula One team announced Tuesday a contract extension with the Finn for 2018. The popular 2007 world champion, who will be 38 in October, would have been out of contract at the end of this year with plenty of rivals eyeing up his seat at the sport's most successful and glamorous team.
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/22 22:43:39

Rooney joins 200 club

Wayne Rooney scored his 200th Premier League goal in Everton's 1-1 draw at Manchester City on Monday and gave another display which showed his career is far from over.
Source: Agencies | 2017/8/22 21:58:39