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Magnificent Seven


Guangzhou Evergrande sealed the Chinese Super League (CSL) title for the seventh consecutive time with a 5-1 thumping of Guizhou Zhicheng at the Tianhe Stadium on Sunday night.

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Adding insult to injury

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Race to be held in Anhui

Mount Tianzhu in East China's Anhui Province is set to host a canyoneering and skyrunning race on October 29.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/22 23:28:39

Vargas suffers leg break

Venezuela international Ronald Vargas is out of the Australian A-League for an indefinite period after suffering a serious leg fracture playing for the Newcastle Jets on Sunday. The Jets continued their ­unbeaten start to the season with a 2-1 win over Brisbane Roar, but the victory came at a high cost.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/22 23:23:41

Marquez extends MotoGP lead

Marc Marquez extended his world championship lead to 33 points with a commanding victory in a feisty Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/22 23:23:40

In seventh heaven

Guangzhou Evergrande striker Ricardo Goulart (No.11) celebrates his side’s third goal in their game against Guizhou Zhicheng on Sunday in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. After a 5-1 victory, Evergrande claimed a record seventh consecutive Chinese Super League title.
Source: IC | 2017/10/22 23:23:40

Canola wins Japan Cup

Italian rider Marco Canola sprinted to victory in a rain-soaked Japan Cup on Sunday to post his sixth victory of the season.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/22 22:33:40

Pliskova defeats Venus

World No.3 Karolina Pliskova launched her bid for a season-ending triumph at the WTA Finals in Singapore with a convincing 6-2, 6-2 victory over a sluggish Venus Williams on Sunday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/22 22:33:40

No more ‘imminent’ PGA Tour events in Asia

Further new US PGA Tour events in Asia are a possibility, but Commissioner Jay Monahan said Sunday that "to say something is imminent would be a miscalculation."
Source: AFP | 2017/10/22 22:28:41

Astros beat Yankees 4-0 in Game 7

The Houston Astros reached Major League Baseball's World Series for the first time since 2005 after beating the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/22 22:28:40

Warriors come unglued

The defending champions Golden State Warriors and runners-up Cleveland Cavaliers are still shaking off the cobwebs, with both NBA powerhouses suffering ­double-digit defeats on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/22 22:23:40

Brazil's soccer will fight back to top of world ranking, says captain Marta

Five-time World Player of the Year Marta believes that Brazil women's soccer team have the strength to fight back to the top of the world although they have been through some bad moments.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/22 17:28:24