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China secures 2 golds in badminton worlds, Chen Long into final

China has secured the women's and mixed doubles gold medals at the world badminton championships while Chen Long has set up a men's title clash with top-seeded Lee Chong Wei.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/31 11:17:39

Lee Chong Wei marches into badminton worlds semis

World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia stormed into the semifinals of the ongoing BWF World Championships after beating his Chinese rival Wang Zhengming in two straight sets on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/30 10:54:55

2014 World Badminton Championships kicks off in Copenhagen

The 2014 World Badminton Championships kicked off on Monday at Ballerup Super Arena, some 20km northwest to Denmark's capital of Copenhagen.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/25 19:52:59

China 5th in Asian Cup volleyball

China finished fifth after beating Japan 3-1 (25-22, 31-33, 25-20, 25-21) in the Asian Cup men's volleyball tournament on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/25 9:40:00

FIVB President hails World Grand Prix huge success

FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graca hailed the 2014 FIVB World Grand Prix a great success as the premier annual FIVB women's volleyball event lowered its curtain in Tokyo on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/24 21:50:25

China takes both table tennis golds

The table tennis final matches at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday were an all-Asian affair with China's Liu Gao­yang meeting Hong Kong's Doo Hoi Kem in the girls' final and Chinese star Fan Zhendong competing against Japan's Yuto ­Muramatsu in the boys' final.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/8/20 23:48:02

Ajmal reported, again

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, the world’s top-ranked bowler in one-day cricket, has been reported for a suspect action for the second time in his career, the world governing body said Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/8/11 23:41:46

Sri Lanka defeat Pakistan in 1st Test

Retiring Mahela Jayawardene took on the ­unusual role of opening batsman to hand Sri Lanka a thrilling seven-wicket victory on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan in Galle, Sri Lanka on Sunday.
Soure:AFP – Global Times: 2014/8/10 23:34:41

Shandong men's team crowned in China Table Tennis Super League

Olympic and world champ Zhang Jike steered Shandong men's team to a 3-0 win over their Jiangsu counterparts in the final of 2014 China Table Tennis Super League (CTTSL) on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/10 9:38:05

Safe hands

Pakistan cricketer Asad Shafiq catches the ball during a practice session in Galle, Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play a two-Test series starting from Wednesday in Galle. Photo: AFP
Soure:AFP: 2014/8/5 22:56:16

Lyon gets Aussie call-up

Spinner Nathan Lyon was on Monday called up to Australia’s one-day squad for their tri-series against Zimbabwe and South Africa, with Ben Cutting, Kane Richardson and Mitchell Marsh also getting the nod.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/8/4 23:05:22

Uganda's top badminton player intensifies training for Youth Olympics in China

Uganda's top junior badminton player Daniel Mihigo has intensified preparations ahead of the 2nd Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China next month.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/7/30 11:31:38

ICC rejects 2018 offer

Cricket's absence from the Commonwealth Games will continue at least until the 2018 Games after the International Cricket Council turned down an invitation from the governing body of the Games.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/7/24 23:33:02

Badminton Russian Open Grand Prix starts in Vladivostok

The 2014 Russian Open Grand Prix badminton tournament started on Wednesday at the Olympic Sports Center in Vladivostok, Russia.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/7/24 11:46:54

Steyn stars in rare victory

Dale Steyn grabbed a match haul of 9-99 as South Africa thrashed Sri Lanka by 153 runs on Sunday on the fifth and ­final day of the first Test in ­Galle, Sri Lanka.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/7/21 9:31:22

Lions to represent Pakistan

Pakistan will send its domestic Twenty20 champions Lahore Lions to play in the Champions League to be held in India in September, an official said Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/7/16 23:23:01

Victory for South Africa

Hashim Amla's 13th one-day international century and a clinical performance in the field carried South Africa to a comfortable 75-run victory in the opener of their three-match series against Sri Lanka on Sunday in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/7/7 8:57:56

Arrest warrant for Dhoni

An Indian court issued an arrest warrant against national cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/6/24 23:38:01