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Nadal out


Rafael Nadal's drive toward a second Australian Open title came to a shuddering injury-induced halt Wednesday on a day of upsets that saw unseeded Kyle Edmund and Elise Mertens make the semifinals.

NFL: Patriots will defend Super Bowl crown against Eagles

Defending champion New England booked a third Super Bowl trip in four seasons on Sunday, edging Jacksonville 24-20 to reach an NFL championship showdown against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Let's get physical

Chinese experts on physical education for preschool children have called for better-quality teaching in the system, warning that the new generation will face major health problems if the current situation ...


Monkey marathoner

A runner dressed as the Monkey King runs among others in the 2018 Xiamen International Marathon on Sunday in Xiamen, East China's Fujian Province. Ethiopians swept all the podium places in the heavy rain, with Dejene Debela winning the men's race in 2 hours, 11 minutes and 22 seconds while Fatuma Sado Dergo claimed the women's gold in 2:26.41.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/7 22:21:09

Nick Kyrgios wins Brisbane title

Nick Kyrgios was at his brilliant best as he downed American Ryan Harrison to claim the Brisbane International in straight sets on Sunday.
Source: Agencies | 2018/1/7 22:18:39

PSG want answers as Pastore and Cavani miss Cup game

Crack marksman Edinson Cavani and gifted midfielder Javier Pastore will need to provide answers about their tardy returns from Latin America with both men absent from the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) squad to face Rennes in the French Cup on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/7 22:13:39

Coutinho in Barcelona to tie up transfer

Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho was in Barcelona on Sunday to tie up a 160 million euro ($192 million) move from Liverpool, the third-richest deal of all time.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/7 22:08:42

Video replay led to more controversies: Allegri

The use of video replays by referees in Serie A has led to more controversies, according to Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/7 22:08:42

Curry explodes for 45

Stephen Curry erupted for 45 points to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 121-105 NBA victory over the Clippers in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/7 22:08:41

Gael Monfils wins singles final of ATP Qatar Open

Gael Monfils of France poses with the trophy after winning the singles final against Andrey Rublev of Russia at the ATP Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar, on Jan. 6, 2018. Gael Monfils claimed the title by defeating Andrey Rublev with 2-0. (Xinhua/Nikku)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/7 11:05:22

Barca confirm Coutinho signing

FC Barcelona on Saturday confirmed the signing of Liverpool's Brazilian attacking midfielder Phillipe Coutinho.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/7 8:58:08

Brazilian midfielder Wendel joins Sporting Lisbon

Sporting Lisbon on Saturday announced the signing of Brazilian midfielder Wendel on a six-year deal worth 10 million euros.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/7 8:55:01

40 soccer fans injured as fence collapses at Gulf Cup final

About 40 fans of the Omani soccer team were injured when a fence collapsed at Kuwaiti Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium following the final match of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup tournament late on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/6 7:58:13