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Ethiopian wins Beijing Marathon


Dejene Debela Gonfa of Ethiopia won the 2018 Beijing Marathon on Sunday with a time of 2 hours, 12 minutes and 8 seconds, but it was not fast enough to earn a $40,000 bonus from organizers for finishing below 2 hours 9 minutes.

Best yet to come: Sharapova

Maria Sharapova laughed off suggestions that losing in the US Open fourth round represented the toughest period of her life.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/4 22:33:40

Denmark pick futsal players to avoid Euro 2020 expulsion

Denmark have named a second-­string squad including futsal players for this week's matches against Slovakia and Wales after contract negotiations with first-team regulars reached deadlock.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/4 22:28:42

France, Germany to kick off Nations League

World Cup champions France travel to Joachim Loew's under-pressure Germany on Thursday in an eye-catching start to the inaugural UEFA Nations League, a competition introduced to replace most international friendlies.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/4 22:28:42

Real to face Guadalajara or Asian champs

European champions Real Madrid will face either Mexican side Guadalajara or the eventual Asian champions in this year's Club World Cup semifinals following the draw made on Tuesday amid uncertainty over the future of the competition.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/4 22:28:41

Federer sent packing

Five-time champion Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open on Monday, stunned by 55th-ranked Australian John Millman who booked a quarterfinal clash with Serbian star Novak Djokovic.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/4 22:28:40

Coach happy with Chinese players' performance at Asiad

Chinese national basketball team head coach Li Nan said he is happy to see his players regain confidence after winning the gold medal at the Asian Games.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 22:33:42

Brazil great Ronaldo buys 51 percent of Spain's Real Valladolid

Former Brazilian striker Ronaldo has taken control of Real Valladolid after buying 51 percent of the La Liga club's shares, it was announced on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/3 22:33:42

Downcast Vettel retains belief in title bid

A downcast Sebastian Vettel believes he can bounce back to overhaul Lewis Hamilton in this year's Formula One world championship despite trailing by 30 points after Sunday's tumultuous Italian Grand Prix.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/3 22:33:40

You're out!

Yairo Munoz (center) of the St. Louis Cardinals is out at home plate against Curt Casali (right) of the Cincinnati Reds as umpire Ed Hickox makes the call in the ninth inning during their Major League Baseball game at Busch Stadium on Sunday in St. Louis, Missouri. The Reds won 6-4.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/3 22:28:39

Denmark's Euro '20 fate at risk from player dispute

The Danish Football Association (DBU) is looking for replacements for regular national team players for this month's matches against Slovakia and Wales after contract negotiations broke down.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/3 22:23:40