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Lee announces comeback bid


Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei on Thursday said he plans to return to badminton after successful treatment for nose cancer, insisting he had no intention of retiring.

Jekyll and Hyde

Manchester United are fast becoming the most Jekyll and Hyde of soccer teams. Last week against Bournemouth, fans could have been forgiven for thinking that the pink shirts of the ...

Venezuela's skinny sumos fight to keep weight on

Their physique may be a far cry from the celebrated bulk of Japan's mammoth fighters, but athletes like Walter Rivas are beginning to make a name for themselves - and ...


Barcelona through to last 16

Barcelona secured their place in the Champions League knockout stage on Tuesday with a 1-1 draw away to Inter Milan, as Harry Kane revived Tottenham Hotspur's hopes but Liverpool slumped to a shock defeat.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/7 21:38:41

McCollum propels Blazers over Bucks

CJ McCollum scored 40 points on Tuesday as the Portland Trail Blazers cooled off the red-hot Milwaukee Bucks with a 118-103 NBA victory.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/7 21:38:40

Title triumph

Shanghai SIPG midfielder Odil Ahmedov (center) celebrates scoring against Beijing Renhe in the penultimate round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Wednesday in Shanghai. SIPG won 2-1 and sealed their first Chinese top-flight title with one round remaining in the season, denying Guangzhou Evergrande a recording-extending eighth CSL title in a row.
Source: IC | 2018/11/7 21:38:40

Larry Drew officially Cavs head coach

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed caretaker head coach Larry Drew as the permanent replacement for fired predecessor Tyronn Lue, the club confirmed Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/6 21:43:43

US Olympic Committee seeks to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as governing body

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said Monday it had begun moves to disband the country's governing body for gymnastics in the aftermath of the sport's devastating sexual abuse scandal, a statement said.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/6 21:43:42

Cross Counter wins thrilling race

British stayer Cross Counter won the 158th running of the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, handing the powerful Godolphin stable a first win in Australia's most famous horse race after 20 years of frustration.
Source: Reuters | 2018/11/6 21:43:41

Season over for Nadal due to injury

Rafael Nadal confirmed Monday he will miss the ATP Finals in London this month and that his season is over due to injury.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/6 21:43:40

Sanchez gives United options at Juve

Alexis Sanchez has endured a torrid start to his Manchester United career but hinted at better things to come with an impressive display in a central role ahead of the Champions League match against Juventus.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/6 21:38:41

Huddersfield beat Fulham 1-0 to grab first league win

An own goal by Timothy Fosu-Mensah gave Huddersfield Town their first Premier League win of the season as they beat fellow strugglers Fulham 1-0 to climb off the bottom of the table.
Source: Reuters | 2018/11/6 21:38:41

Warriors tame Grizzlies

Klay Thompson scored 27 points as the Golden State Warriors stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 117-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/6 21:38:40