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Yes, Xu Can! Chinese boxer aiming high


Chinese boxer Xu Can defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight world title on Sunday night, defeating Japan's Shun Kubo with a six-round technical knockout in his hometown of Fuzhou in East China's Jiangxi Province.

European Tour to expand in China

Buoyed by record crowds and a wave of exciting young players, the European Tour is looking to expand again in China after some rocky times, a leading official told AFP.

City take big step toward title

Manchester City took a big step toward retaining the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday sending them back to the top ...


Djokovic tops rankings

Novak Djokovic leads the men's ATP tennis rankings released Monday ahead of French Open champion Rafael Nadal and former world No.1 Roger Federer.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/17 19:33:39

Rafting test event in Ziyuan

Ziyuan county in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region will host a test event for the 2020 World Rafting Championships from July 21 to 26, organizers said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 19:27:41

Wencheng hosts cycling race

Some 1,000 riders participated in the second round of the Zhejiang Great Bay Area Cycling Open in Wencheng county, Wenzhou on Sunday, as the series continued its presence in Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 19:27:34

Pakistan fans turn to humor to get over World Cup humbling by India

Pakistan fans mocked their cricket team's underwhelming performance on social media after Sarfaraz Ahmed's men suffered an 89-run defeat against arch rivals India at the Cricket World Cup on Sunday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/17 19:23:40

Fast finish too little, too late

Tiger Woods finished with a flourish, but six birdies in his last 12 holes at Pebble Beach on Sunday came far too late to make much difference at the 119th US Open.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/17 19:23:39

Lloyd propels US into last 16 at France 2019

Veteran striker Carli Lloyd scored twice as the US beat Chile 3-0 on Sunday, sending the current holders into the last 16 at the Women's World Cup despite some remarkable resistance from the opposition goalkeeper Christiane Endler.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/17 17:48:41

Costa Rica, Haiti collect opening wins in CONCACAF Gold Cup

Costa Rica captain Celso Borges and Bryan Oviedo scored in the first 20 minutes and the Ticos routed visiting Nicaragua 4-0 on Sunday in their opening match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/17 17:48:40

Uruguay crush 10-man Ecuador 4-0

Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani were on target as Uruguay thumped 10-man Ecuador 4-0 in their opening Group C match at the Copa America on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/17 17:48:40

Woodland denies Koepka at US Open

Gary Woodland won the 119th US Open on Sunday, capturing his first major title with a 13-under-par total to deny two-time defending champion Brook Koepka's bid for history at Pebble Beach.
Source: Agencies | 2019/6/17 17:48:39

A victorious night for Chinese fighters in Shanghai

All five Chinese fighters scored victories in their bouts at the ONE Championship: Legendary Quest on Saturday night in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 6:34:36