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Chinese Taipei beats Iraq 3-0 in Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship

Huang Tien-Feng (L) of Chinese Tapiei spikes the ball against players of Iraq during the 2014 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship in Pasay City, the Philippines, April 16, 2014. Chinese Taipei won 3-0.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/16 16:33:39

BWF lifts doping ban on Lee

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said Tuesday it had lifted a one-year ban imposed on South Korean star Lee Yong-dae for missing doping tests.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/4/16 9:36:40

China's Ding upset by Hawkins at snooker worlds

China's Ding Junhui suffered a shock defeat 13-7 to Barry Hawkins at the quarterfinals of the World Snooker championship on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/15 15:38:41

O'Sullivan beats Hawkins to win his fifth world title

Ronnie O'Sullivan of England celebrates during the awarding ceremony for 2013 World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, Britain, May 6, 2013. Ronnie O'Sullivan sealed his fifth world title by defeating Barry Hawkins of England with 18-12 in the final.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/15 15:38:12

Chinese Taipei players win men's doubles title

Chinese Taipei's Chen Chien-An and Chuang Chih-Yuan upset Chinese duo Hao Shuai and Ma Lin to win the men's doubles title at the World Table Tennis Championships here on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/15 15:37:23

Defending champion Zhang to face Wang in all-Chinese final at tabletennis worlds

Defending champion Zhang Jike will fight for the men's singles title against Wang Hao in a rematch of the last year's Olympic final at the World Table Tennis Championships to be held here on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/15 15:37:04

Brazil win World Grand Prix Finals

Brazil clinched the gold medal in the FIVB (International Federation of Volleyball) World Grand Prix Finals for a ­record ninth time on Sunday, overcoming China 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-20) in Sapporo, Japan. China were the only other team in ­contention for the gold medal and ­finished in second place.
Soure:Agencies - Global Times: 2014/4/15 15:36:26

Sideshows, scandals undermine credibility of China’s National Games

China is undoubtedly one of the world’s sporting powerhouses right now, but watching the ongoing National Games – often billed as “China’s Olympic Games” – in the northeastern province of Liaoning could leave an objective viewer with a distinctly different impression.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/4/15 15:36:07

Lin Dan through to men's singles final at National Games

Defending world and Olympic champion Lin Dan was through to the men's singles final of the 12th Chinese National Games badminton event here on Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/15 15:35:41

‘Super Dan’ claims third straight gold at National Games

Superstar Lin Dan claimed his third consecutive crown as he ­defeated Du Pengyu in the men’s ­singles badminton final at the 12th Chinese ­National Games in Jinzhou, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province, on Wednesday.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/4/15 15:35:28

World No.1 Lee cruises through to Japan final

Malaysia’s world No.1 Lee Chong Wei crushed fifth-seeded Nguyen Tien Minh of Vietnam to reach the Japan Open final on Saturday, brushing aside controversy at home over the resignation of his coach.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/4/15 15:34:54

Lee Chong Wei advances to Singapore Open final, Du Pengyu out

World No. 7 Du Pengyu of China lost a close battle against Indonesian veteran Simon Santoso (16-21, 21-17, 21-17) in the semifinals of the Singapore Open on Saturday, while world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia defeated India's rising star K. Srikanth.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/15 15:34:33