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China should continue to grow football: Ronaldo


Football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo said Thursday that China should remain ambitious and continue to promote the sport if it wants to be a world powerhouse.

Kazakh Olympic figure skater stabbed to death at 25

Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten, who won bronze at the Sochi Olympics in 2014, died on Thursday aged 25 after being stabbed, Kazakhstan's culture and sports ministry said.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/19 23:43:40

Klopp fears post-World Cup injury woe

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp fears the grueling demands of international football are putting players at such risk that "we have to collect their bones" during the coming season.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/19 23:38:41

China should continue to grow football: Ronaldo

Football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo said Thursday that China should remain ambitious and continue to promote the sport if it wants to be a world powerhouse.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 23:38:40

Hamilton staying with Mercedes

Four-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton ended months of speculation about his future on ­Thursday by signing a new two-year deal keeping him at his Mercedes team until the end of 2020.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/19 23:33:40

Chinese players win in preliminaries of South Korean table tennis event

Three Chinese table tennis players cruised to victory Wednesday in the group phase of the Seamaster 2018 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Platinum Korea Open.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 10:58:10

DPRK, South Korea to unify in 3 sports in Asian Games

Athletes from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea will jointly compete in three sports during the forthcoming Asian Games in Indonesia later this year, the Olympic Council of Asia confirmed on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 9:32:58

Icon's milestone

South African cricket team captain Faf du Plessis (center) poses with school children and teammates at a ceremony to mark the 100th birth anniversary of South African statesman Nelson Mandela in Colombo on Wednesday. South Africa is touring Sri Lanka to play two Tests, five 50-over one-day internationals, and one T20 match in Sri Lanka between July 12 and August 14. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2018/7/18 22:48:41

NFL Cowboys top Forbes most valuable teams list

The Dallas Cowboys have been ranked the world's most valuable sports team for a third consecutive year, an annual list published by Forbes showed on Wednesday, with the National Football League accounting for more than half of the top 50.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/18 22:48:40

Golden State Warriors hand Kerr contract extension

The Golden State Warriors handed head coach Steve Kerr a contract extension on Tuesday, locking in the man who has led the franchise to three NBA Finals crowns in four seasons since 2015.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/18 22:48:40

New free-kick contests to be introduced to Chinese kids

Free Kick Masters, a skill-based international football competition is set to be introduced into China, said its Chinese ­partner StarsAllianz on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 22:43:41