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Chinese pair take crown in Saitama


China's Olympic silver medalists Sui Wenjing and Han Cong took the pairs skating crown at the World Championships on Thursday after a breathtaking free skate at the Saitama Super Arena.

Number's up

There are certain shirt numbers in some football teams that are iconic. The number 10 for Brazil and Argentina evokes memories of Pele and Maradona, or Neymar and Messi. Similarly, ...

No sub-two hour marathon before 2032

An elusive sub-two hour marathon will finally be run in 2032, but women are unlikely to ever breach the magical mark, according to modelling released by scientists Wednesday.


Kane adamant about progress

Harry Kane insists Tottenham will shake off their Premier League collapse as the England star looks to fire his team into the Champions League quarterfinals against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/4 19:33:41

Fly me to the moon

China's Guo Ziming competes during the men's freestyle skiing final at the 29th Winter Universiade in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia on Sunday.
Source: VCG | 2019/3/4 19:33:40

Balotelli posts goal celebration video mid-match

Mario Balotelli showed off a new goal celebration on Sunday as he took a selfie video with his Marseille teammates and posted it on social media during their 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/4 16:38:40

Oceania nations to compete at 2022 Asian Games in China

Oceania nations, including sporting powerhouse Australia, have been invited to compete in Olympic team events such as soccer and basketball at the 2022 Asian Games for the first time.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/4 16:38:40

Juve put one hand on eighth straight title

Juventus closed all talk of a challenge to their Serie A dominance after coming through a second-half onslaught at Napoli to win 2-1 in an engrossing match that saw each side have a man sent off and stretch their lead at the top to a huge 16 points.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/4 16:38:40

Rockets dump Celtics

James Harden continues to be the Houston Rockets' driving force, delivering his 24th 40-point performance on Sunday while the Boston Celtics fell back into their bad habits.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/4 16:38:39

Xu, Wang claim aerials World Cup trophies

The 2018/19 FIS freestyle ski aerials World Cup wrapped up at Shimao Lotus Mountain in China on Sunday, as the most decorated local skier Xu Mengtao stormed to her third consecutive and fifth in total aerials World Cup trophy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 1:30:07

Soccer fans delight in Wu Lei's historic goal

Chinese fans reacted exuberantly Sunday after striker Wu Lei made history by becoming the first Chinese player to score in La Liga, scoring for RCD ­Espanyol against Real Valladolid on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/3 19:13:39

Park shoots stunning 64 to win Women's World Championship

Red-hot world No.2 Park Sung-hyun shot a stunning best-of-the-week round of eight-under-par 64 on Sunday to claim a two-stroke victory at HSBC Women's World Championship in Singapore.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/3 19:08:40

Roger Federer reaches 100-title landmark

Roger Federer described winning his 100th career title as a “special, magical” achievement on Saturday but the 37-year-old insists he won't obsess over passing Jimmy Connors' all-time men's record of 109.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/3 19:08:39