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New world record as China's Wu grabs short-track gold


US women broke an ice hockey gold medal drought stretching back 20 years on Thursday as a Russian curler admitted doping and was stripped of bronze at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Work comes second

“If the phone rings during the final sprint, I call back a few minutes later,” smiles Espen Thoresen, an online community manager. In Norway, work sometimes comes second during the ...

King James eyes history

LeBron James added another impressive entry to his bulging collection of assorted records and statistical milestones on Tuesday after becoming the youngest player in NBA history to amass 30,000 points.


Russia's Zagitova wins gold in ladies' figure skating at PyeongChang 2018

Russian figure skaters have defended the country's honor in women's single figure skating as two gifted young ladies won gold and silver medals here on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/23 18:00:58

Russia pays IOC 15 million dollars to restore ROC membership

Russia has paid the International Olympic Committee (IOC) 15 million US dollars to restore membership of the Russian Olympic Committee, which it was deprived of due to a doping scandal, the ROC said in a statement Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/23 10:12:29

Former FIFA president backs Morocco's bid to host 2026 World Cup

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter endorsed Morocco's bid to host the 2026 World Cup on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/23 10:11:50

China makes impressive start at 2018 ITTF Team World Cup

Chinese table tennis players started their tournament at the 2018 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Team World Cup in London with victories on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/23 9:44:33

Cavs star James opposes playoff changes

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James thinks the NBA playoffs format is just fine, and talk of tweaking it is misguided.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/22 22:18:40

Champion Svitolina seals return to Dubai semifinals

Elina Svitolina edged closer to defending the second title of her career as the Ukrainian held off Japan's Naomi Osaka 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday for a semifinal place at the Dubai Championships.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/22 22:18:40

Fred gives Shakhtar edge over Roma

Shakhtar Donetsk fought back from a goal down as Fred's free kick gave the Ukrainian champions a 2-1 victory over Roma on Wednesday in their Champions League last-16 first leg.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/22 22:18:40

New world record as China's Wu grabs short-track gold

US women broke an ice hockey gold medal drought stretching back 20 years on Thursday as a Russian curler admitted doping and was stripped of bronze at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Source: Agencies | 2018/2/22 22:18:39

Iraq urges FIFA to lift ban

Iraq hopes that hosting Gulf soccer friendlies, renovating its stadiums and outlawing weapons at matches will have persuaded FIFA to lift a ban on home competitive internationals, its sports minister said.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/22 21:58:54

Work comes second

“If the phone rings during the final sprint, I call back a few minutes later,” smiles Espen Thoresen, an online community manager. In Norway, work sometimes comes second during the Winter Olympics.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/22 21:58:53