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Yes, Xu Can! Chinese boxer aiming high


Chinese boxer Xu Can defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight world title on Sunday night, defeating Japan's Shun Kubo with a six-round technical knockout in his hometown of Fuzhou in East China's Jiangxi Province.

European Tour to expand in China

Buoyed by record crowds and a wave of exciting young players, the European Tour is looking to expand again in China after some rocky times, a leading official told AFP.

City take big step toward title

Manchester City took a big step toward retaining the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday sending them back to the top ...


Roger Federer seeded ahead of Rafael Nadal for Wimbledon

Roger Federer has been seeded second ahead of great rival Rafael Nadal for Wimbledon despite trailing the Spaniard in the world rankings.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/26 19:23:41

IOC to oversee Tokyo 2020 boxing as AIBA stripped of Olympic status

Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday voted unanimously to suspend recognition of amateur boxing's troubled governing body the AIBA as an Olympic governing body ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/26 19:23:40

Starc inspired by fan banter

Australia pace bowler Mitchell Starc revealed a breakfast confrontation with a bantering fan inspired his ferocious spell in Tuesday's World Cup win against England.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/26 19:23:40

Copa organizers 'satisfied' with use of VAR

Copa America organizers CONMEBOL defended the use of video technology at the tournament after revealing VAR stoppages had averaged two minutes 26 seconds per intervention, nearly double the time taken at the 2018 World Cup.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/26 19:13:40

Real Madrid reveal plans for women's soccer team

Real Madrid announced they will form a women's team for the first time after purchasing local side CD Tacon, subject to approval by club members.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/26 19:13:40

Cameroon begin title defense with victory

Stephane Bahoken scored two minutes after coming off the bench to seal a 2-0 win for defending champions Cameroon over Guinea-Bissau Tuesday in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/26 19:08:41

China bow out of World Cup

Europeans are dominating the FIFA Women's World Cup in France as neither China nor Japan survived their last-16 encounters on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/26 19:08:40

Running total

England's Moeen Ali (left) looks on as Australia's David Warner runs between the wickets during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group-stage match between England and Australia at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/26 15:10:35

Nadal complains about Wimbledon seeding system

Rafael Nadal has complained about Wimbledon's seeding system after the Spaniard was placed at No.3, behind Roger Federer, for next week's Grand Slam in London.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/25 19:53:41

S.Korean short-track speed skater in sexual harassment incident

A South Korean Olympic short-track medalist sexually harassed another male Games podium-finisher, officials said Tuesday - prompting them to suspend the entire team.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/25 19:53:41