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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.

Umpire who gave Kyrgios 'pep talk' suspended for two weeks: reports

The US Open umpire criticized for giving Australia's Nick Kyrgios a pep talk has been hit with a two-week suspension, reports said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 22:48:43

Clear-the-air talks needed by Boateng

Germany defender Jerome Boateng wants clear-the-air talks with Bayern Munich ­bosses Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Uli Hoeness ­after his off-season transfer to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) fell through.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 22:48:42

SIPG extend lead with home win

Guangzhou Evergrande coach Fabio Cannavaro remains adamant that they will be the eventual winners of the Chinese ­Super League (CSL) title - despite a 2-1 loss to fellow contenders Shanghai SIPG on Tuesday that extended the gap between the two to four points with eight rounds remaining.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 22:48:41

Firmino stuns PSG

Roberto Firmino's last-gasp strike gave Liverpool a 3-2 win over Paris Saint-­Germain (PSG) in a thrilling encounter on the opening night of the European Champions League (ECL) group stage on Tuesday, after Lionel Messi's latest hat trick handed Barcelona a winning start.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 22:03:40

Dutchman wins in China

Dutch rider Vincent Vermeulen secured victory with his gelding Ceylon on Sunday in the main event of the Longines Grand Prix in the historic Juyong Pass of the Great Wall in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 22:53:40

Youth program launched

The Los Angeles Kings and the National Hockey League (NHL) strengthened their presence in China on Tuesday with the launch of the Beijing Jr Kings.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 22:48:45

French join opposition to WADA's proposal to fully reinstate Russia

The president of the French anti-doping agency (AFLD) on Tuesday joined the chorus questioning the World Anti-­Doping Agency's proposal to reinstate the Russian agency (RUSADA) ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meeting later this week.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/18 22:48:44

Azarenka posts Tokyo victory

Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka fought the gremlins to beat Japan's Kurumi Nara 6-4, 7-5 and reach the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/18 22:48:44

Bear attack

Tyler Lockett (left) of the Seattle Seahawks is hit by Bryce Callahan of the Chicago Bears during their NFL match at Soldier Field on Monday in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears won 24-17.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/18 22:48:44

FIFA boss has doubts about La Liga match in Miami

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has expressed concern about La Liga's proposal to stage a fixture between Girona and Barcelona in the US.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/18 22:48:43