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China's Zhang Jike wins 2014 ITTF Men's World Cup

Chinese player Zhang Jike on Sunday won the 2014 Table Tennis Men's World Cup held in Duesseldorf, Germany.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/10/27 9:02:29

Chinese shuttlers net 5 golds at Denmark Open

The Chinese badminton team has won an overall victory at the Yonex Denmark Open finals on Sunday, netting all five gold medals of the event.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/10/20 9:20:20

Chen Long nets 4th gold for China at Badminton Denmark Open

World No.2 badminton player Chen Long won the fourth gold medal for China at the men's singles final of Yonex Denmark Open on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/10/19 23:33:04

China wins women's doubles at Badminton Denmark Open

Chinese players Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang won the women's doubles title at Yonex Denmark Open in central Denmark's Odense on Sunday, beating Japanese rivals in two straight sets.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/10/19 22:48:47

China secures women's singles gold at Denmark Badminton Open

Two Chinese badminton players entered the women's singles final at Yonex Denmark Open in central Denmark's Odense on Saturday, locking for gold and silver medals a day ahead of Sunday's final.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/10/19 9:19:13

Brisbane Heat close on Flintoff move

Ex-England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is close to joining Brisbane Heat for the 2014-15 Big Bash League, the Australian club's coach revealed in a British newspaper interview published Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/10/14 23:42:42

Giles to coach Lancashire

Ashley Giles has been appointed as the new director of cricket and head coach at Lancashire, the English county announced Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/10/9 9:12:50

Badminton included

Badminton will make its Paralympics debut in Tokyo in 2020 after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Tuesday included it in the first batch of approved sports for the event.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/10/8 9:16:46

Lang Ping's legacy appreciated in Italy

For the many people who met her while she played and coached in Italy, Jenny Lang Ping, who is now leading the Chinese national team at the ongoing 2014 FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship, is a volleyball legend as much as a family person.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/10/6 17:14:27

Russia snatch last ticket for third round of FIVB Women's Worlds

Defending champions Russia beat Serbia 28-26, 25-18, 25-18 to grab the last ticket for the third round of the FIVB Women's World Championship on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/10/6 10:20:31

China lose to Iran in men's volleyball semifinal of Asiad

China lost 3-0 to Iran in the semifinal of the men's volleyball tournament of the Asian Games here on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/10/2 17:52:35

Lin beats Chen for epic gold

Olympic champion Lin Dan beat world title-holder Chen Long in an epic, all-Chinese badminton men's singles final at the Asian Games on Monday, with the young star coming agonizingly close to taking the crown.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/9/29 23:55:41

Lin to face Lee in Incheon final

Olympic champion Lin Dan eased through 21-14, 21-18 against Japan's Kenichi Tago on Saturday at the Asian Games in Incheon to set up the latest installment in badminton's most fascinating rivalry.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/9/28 9:26:46

China claims title of Women's team match of Badminton event

Athletes of China pose on the podium during the awarding ceremony of the women's team match of badminton event at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Sept. 22, 2014. China defeated South Korea 3-0 and claimed the title.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/9/23 10:15:40

Poland rally past Brazil to win men's volleyball World Championships

Poland dethroned Brazil as monarchs of men's volleyball with an epic victory in four sets (18-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-22) in the final of the 2014 Men's World Championships on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/9/22 8:56:23

China's 'Super Dan' vows all-out efforts in expected clash with Lee Chong Wei

China's badminton superstar Lin Dan, known as "Super Dan," on Wednesday said he would play to the best of his capabilities in a much anticipated showdown against his long-time rival, world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/9/17 17:01:15

South Africa joins Australia in cricket triangular series final

South Africa's batsman Faf du Plessis inspired the Proteas to another win against hosts Zimbabwe to book a place into Saturday's cricket triangular series final in Harare on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/9/5 10:18:22

Tian, Zhao add world title to Olympic crown

China's Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei added a world championship title to their Olympic crown in Copenhagen on Sunday by defeating compatriots Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli in the women's doubles final.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/9/1 8:58:05