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Teams of Vietnam, DPRK enter final at int'l women's volleyball cup

Two teams from Vietnam and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday beat their rivals at the semi-finals to enter the final round of the VTV-Binh Dien International Women's Volleyball Cup being held in Vietnam's central Quang Tri province.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/3/29 8:57:40

Chen Long finally lives up to his name as world No. 1

World No. 1 Chen Long, who beat twice Olympic champion Lin Dan in Saturday's semifinals, fought back from one set down to beat Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen at the All England badminton championships on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/3/9 9:14:34

Super Dan questions 'strange' draw

Chinese top badminton star Lin Dan felt it hard to understand the All England Open draw that put all five Chinese players in the same half.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/3/7 10:16:39

O'Sullivan eliminated at Welsh Open third round

Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan was beaten by local hero Matthew Stevens 4-3 in the third round of the Welsh Open in Cardiff on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/2/19 8:58:27

Chinese volleyball league see a boost despite Evergrande's quit

Despite the pull out of Guangzhou Evergrande, the Chinese women's volleyball league still saw a boost in 2014-2015 season. Without any overseas players, Bayi defeated Shanghai 3-1 in the best-of-five finals on Tuesday to claim their first league title in 13 years.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/2/4 18:49:34

Asian players win three titles at table tennis Hungary Open

Asian table tennis players won three of the four titles at the GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour Hungary Open here on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/2/2 9:49:44

Chinese badminton players win two gold medals at BWF Dubai Superseries Finals

Badminton players from China won the gold medal in men's singles and the mixed doubles on Sunday, at the Badminton World Federation World Superseries Finals in Dubai, United Arab of Emirates.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/12/22 9:24:48

Cuban volleyball players to join foreign leagues

Cuban volleyball players will have the possibility to play in foreign leagues beginning from next year, local press reported on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/12/22 9:22:31

Chinese sweep top 4 in yearend table tennis rankings

Chinese swept the top four positions in the yearend men's world table tennis rankings which were released by the International Table Tennis Federation on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/12/4 16:27:32

Ding Junhui feel proud to become world No. 1 in snooker rankings

China's Ding Junhui said on Wednesday that he is very "proud" to become the first ever Asian world number one.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/12/4 10:17:28

China's Ding reaches second round at UK Championship

Second seed Ding Junhui overpowered Irish amateur John Sutton 6-0 in the first round of the snooker UK Championship at the Barbican Center here on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/11/27 10:01:12

World No.1 Lee hopes for 'good results'

Badminton world No.1 Lee Chong Wei is confident his name will be cleared following his provisional suspension by the sport's governing body (BWF) for an anti-doping ­violation.
Soure:Agencies: 2014/11/22 10:16:19

Glasgow to host 2017 badminton world championships

The 2017 Badminton World Championships will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/11/16 8:53:59

Super-Dan hopes Lee to return

"I hope Lee Chong Wei will come back to court as soon as possible." Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan said on Wednesday in Fuzhou at 2014 Badminton China Open, part of BWF super-series.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/11/13 10:10:17

'Hawk eye' debut in China Badminton

BWF brings hawk eye challenge system to 2014 Badminton China Open in Fuzhou and marks its debut on Chinese courts.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/11/12 16:03:07

BWF names Lee in scandal

Badminton's governing body confirmed Tuesday that Lee Chong Wei has been provisionally suspended "due to an apparent anti-doping regulation violation," identifying him for the first time after weeks of reports naming the world No.1.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/11/12 9:22:39

Badminton China Open expects Chen vs Lin clash

World champion Chen Long heads the seedings in Men's Singles in Badminton China Open held from 11 to 16 in Fuzhou, China. Fans expect to witness a possible title clash between him and former Olympic champion Lin Dan.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/11/11 15:46:19

2014 Badminton China Open kicks off

2014 Badminton China Open, as part of the BWF World Super-series Premier, kicked off on Tuesday in Fuzhou, capital city of China's Fujian Province.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/11/11 14:41:32