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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

Chinese Li wins women's title in Japan Open

Top-seeded Chinese Li Xuerui beat Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei 21-16, 21-6 in 34 minutes to win the women's singles title at the Japan Open badminton tournament on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/6/15 20:50:02

Top seed Li survives first-round scare

China's Olympic badminton champion Li Xuerui survived a scare in the first round of the Japan Open on Wednesday as she battled from behind to beat world junior champion Akane Yamaguchi.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/6/11 23:13:01

China's Ding shocked by qualifier Wasley at snooker worlds first round

World No. 2 Ding Junhui of China was stunned by English qualifier Michael Wasley 10-9 at the first round of the snooker World Championship in Sheffield on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/6/11 18:13:29

China beats Japan 3-1 to win Uber Cup title

China beat Japan 3-1 Saturday to lift its 13th Uber Cup women's badminton team title.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/25 9:10:01

Ping-pong potential

Table tennis bosses fear China's dominance is potentially ruinous but the sport's new street cred, a kaleidoscope of participating players and its capacity for diplomacy underline its broad reach and potential.
Soure:AFP: 2014/5/9 23:37:36

Pakistan games in UAE

Pakistani cricket officials on Wednesday announced details of their series against New Zealand in the UAE in November and December.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/8 9:36:15

Lillee quits in dispute

Australia Test bowling great Dennis Lillee, credited for helping resurrect paceman Mitchell Johnson's career, has quit as a Cricket Australia (CA) coaching consultant after failing to agree terms on his pay.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/7 9:27:05

China wins women's group title at table tennis worlds

China's players surround their coach Kong Linghui (3rd R) who holds up the trophy during the awarding ceremony for the women's group event in Zen Noh 2014 World Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Japan, May 5, 2014. China beat Japan 3-0 in the final and claimed the title of the event.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/6 13:18:50

China wins men's group title at table tennis worlds

China's Ma Long (1st L) holds the trophy and celebrates with coach Liu Guoliang (2nd L) and teammates Zhang Jike (3rd L) and Xu Xin during the awarding ceremony for the men's group event in Zen Noh 2014 World Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Japan, May 5, 2014. China beat Germany 3-1 in the final and claimed the title of the event.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/6 13:09:38

Selby beats O'Sullivan to win world championship

Mark Selby beat five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 18-14 to win the World Championship for the first time in Sheffield on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/6 10:30:11

China sweeps Japan 3-0 to win 19th Corbillon Cup

China beat host Japan 3-0 to defend the Corbillon Cup at the World Team Championship on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/6 10:27:55

Germany, Japan to challenge China in finals at World Table Tennis Championships

Germany upset host Japan 3-1 to set up a men's final meeting against defending champion China at the World Team Table Tennis Championships on Sunday, while Japan will challenge China in the women's final.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/5 9:18:30

Sharara paves wrong way by blighting powerhouse

When I learned Adham ­Sharara will step down as president of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) after 15 years, I was relieved. This lasted until the news that he was elected to a newly created role at the governing body.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/5/4 9:33:49

China to meet Singapore in semis at World Table Tennis Championships

Chinese women's team beat DPR Korea 3-0 here on Saturday to set up a semifinal clash against Singapore at the World Table Tennis Team Championships.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/4 9:10:14