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Federer shines


Defending champion Roger Federer coolly swept into the Australian Open third round Thursday as Novak Djokovic survived a grueling fitness test under the brutal Melbourne sun.

Long road ahead

China is banking its soccer future on youth development and the world's most populous nation has plenty to do if their performance at the AFC Under-23 Championship over the last ...

Let's get physical

Chinese experts on physical education for preschool children have called for better-quality teaching in the system, warning that the new generation will face major health problems if the current situation ...


James, Curry to captain teams in new-look All-Star Game

LeBron James and Stephen Curry led the voting for NBA All-Star Game starters announced Thursday and will serve as team captains in the league's new-look mid-season exhibition on February 18.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/19 22:28:40

S.Korea PM apologizes for ice hockey gaffe

South Korea's prime minister apologized Friday for suggesting the country's women's ice hockey team had no chance of a medal at the Winter Olympic Games in an unsuccessful attempt to dampen criticism over a unified team with the North.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/19 22:23:40

Sharp focus

Spain's Rafael Nadal hits a return against Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur during their men's singles third round match on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on Friday. Nadal stormed into the round of 16 at the Australian Open Friday with a vintage performance as Grigor Dimitrov and Caroline Wozniacki kept their Grand Slam hopes alive on a hot draining day.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/19 22:18:39

After Anfield blow, Manchester City look to restore smooth progress

Manchester City will be aiming to resume business as usual when they face Newcastle ­United at the Etihad stadium in the Premier League on Saturday. City's 4-3 loss to Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday allowed Manchester United to close the gap to 12 points and ended Pep Guardiola's team's 22-match unbeaten run in the league this season.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/18 23:21:30

Long road ahead

China is banking its soccer future on youth development and the world's most populous nation has plenty to do if their performance at the AFC Under-23 Championship over the last week is anything to go by.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/18 23:21:29

Let's get physical

Chinese experts on physical education for preschool children have called for better-quality teaching in the system, warning that the new generation will face major health problems if the current situation does not improve.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 23:21:29

Face to face

Chinese fighter Xiong Jingnan (right) poses with Singapore's Tiffany Teo during a press conference on Thursday in Jakarta, Indonesia. The two will fight in ONE Championship's inaugural ONE Women's Strawweight World Championship on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 23:05:50

Lindsey Vonn sets the pace again in Cortina

American alpine skiing star Lindsey Vonn again set the pace dominating for the second day of downhill training ahead of the women's World Cup at Corina d'Ampezzo on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/18 23:03:41

Arsenal's Sanchez likely to join Man United: Wenger

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is likely to join ­rivals Manchester United this month, his manager Arsene Wenger said ahead of Saturday's Premier League match against Crystal Palace.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/18 23:03:40

Federer shines

Defending champion Roger Federer coolly swept into the Australian Open third round Thursday as Novak Djokovic survived a grueling fitness test under the brutal Melbourne sun.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/18 22:58:41