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'Golden Bomber' leaves door open to coaching China


German soccer legend Jurgen Klinsmann said Chinese coaches should figure out a path that suits their own youth, when asked to give some technical suggestions to young Chinese players during an interview on Sunday in Beijing.

Patriots to kick off 2019 season against Steelers

The New England Patriots will open their 2019 campaign with a blockbuster clash against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the NFL ­revealed Wednesday as the schedule for the league's centenary season was unveiled.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/18 19:58:43

'Lonely' Carrasco can leave if he's unhappy: Chinese club

Belgium winger Yannick Carrasco can end his turbulent spell in China this year if he is desperately unhappy, his club said, in comments which will alert top European sides including Arsenal and AC Milan.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/18 19:58:42

Spurs stun City to go through to semis

After an astonishing encounter at the Etihad Stadium, Tottenham Hotspur reached the semifinals of the Champions League on away goals following a 4-3 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/4/18 19:58:42

Tokyo pushes ahead

Walking around the site of the New National Stadium in Tokyo, there's little noise to indicate the stadium is under construction.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 19:58:04

Complicated and uncertain

A push to sack Israel Folau over his anti-gay comments could pose problems for Rugby Australia and its boss Raelene Castle, with expensive consequences at stake for both sides. The devoutly Christian player has opted to challenge a decision to terminate his multi-year, multi-million-dollar contract with the Wallabies and NSW Waratahs over homophobic social media posts.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/18 19:53:40

Seeing red

The emotional roller coaster of the UEFA Champions League semifinal second leg between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur will still be rolling on come Saturday lunchtime when the teams meet again.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 19:48:41

Drought-buster

Tiger Woods ended his 11-year wait for a 15th major title at the Masters.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/18 19:43:41

Iranian cancels return home after arrest warrant issued

Sadaf Khadem, who on Saturday became the first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing bout, has canceled her return to Tehran after an arrest warrant was issued for her there, her representative said on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/4/17 19:38:41

Golovkin to return to ring on June 8 at iconic Madison Square Garden

Former middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin will fight undefeated Canadian Steve Rolls in June as he returns to the ring following his defeat to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez last year, organizers said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/17 19:38:40

Blue Jackets complete sweep

The Tampa Bay Lightning were sent crashing out of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Tuesday as the Columbus Blue Jackets completed a stunning first-round clean sweep with a 7-3 victory in Ohio.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/17 19:33:41