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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.

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

'Wake-up call': Manager Pochettino warns Spurs after Watford shock

Mauricio Pochettino admitted Tottenham Hotspur's 2-1 defeat at Watford was a wake-up call and conceded his side must improve if they are to win the Premier League.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/3 22:23:40

Magical Messi, Suarez hit doubles

A magical Lionel Messi and on-form Luis Suarez scored doubles apiece as champions Barcelona thrashed newly promoted Huesca 8-2 to join Real Madrid at the top of La Liga on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/3 22:23:39

Nadal into last eight

Defending champion Rafael Nadal on Sunday reached the US Open quarterfinals for the eighth time where he will face Dominic Thiem, one of only three men to defeat him in 2018.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/3 21:23:40

China's rugby competition plans stalled

Plans for China to get its first professional rugby competition as part of an ambitious $100 million investment have stalled, Alisports said Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/2 22:33:39

Asian Games deserves to continue in spite of concern over quality, costs

The Asian Games culminated Sunday as China topped the medal table once again with 289 medals including 132 golds. Chinese dominance triggered rising concern in China about the quality of the Asian Games and the high costs of hosting.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/2 22:28:40