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Federer shines


Defending champion Roger Federer coolly swept into the Australian Open third round Thursday as Novak Djokovic survived a grueling fitness test under the brutal Melbourne sun.

Long road ahead

China is banking its soccer future on youth development and the world's most populous nation has plenty to do if their performance at the AFC Under-23 Championship over the last ...

Let's get physical

Chinese experts on physical education for preschool children have called for better-quality teaching in the system, warning that the new generation will face major health problems if the current situation ...


Chinese boxer Saitibatihali Jumatai bows out of IBF China Professional Boxing Tournament

Chinese boxer Saitibatihali Jumatai (in red) dropped out of the IBF China Professional Boxing Tournament due to injury from opponent Gao Shuxin on Saturday in Xuzhou, China's Jiangsu Province. Photos: Cui Meng/GT
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/1/17 13:20:11

Chinese boxer Sun Xiangxiang fights his way to IBF Silk Road Champions Tournament finals

Chinese boxer Sun Xiangxiang beat Nelson Tinampay of the Philippines by TKO at 1:42 min in the 8th round and entered the lightweight IBF Silk road champions tournament finals Saturday in Xuzhou, East China's Jiangsu Province. Photos: Cui Meng/GT
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/1/17 13:17:34

Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazil World Cup winner and two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho has officially retired from football, more than two years after playing his last competitive match.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 9:36:57

Roger Federer among nominees for 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards

An impressive collection of the greatest men, women and teams in sport have been nominated for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards, following a ballot by the world' s sports media.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 7:52:56

Froome should not race until investigation over, says French rider Barde

Chris Froome should rule himself out of racing until a probe into his failed drugs test for an asthma medication during last year's Vuelta an Espana (Tour of Spain) has been concluded, twice Tour de France podium finisher Romain Bardet said on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/16 23:13:43

Russia readies supercomputer to improve World Cup weather forecasts

Russia is setting up a supercomputer meant to improve weather forecasts ahead of this year's soccer World Cup finals, the authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/16 23:13:42

Star duo join 2nd-tier China club

China League One newcomers Meizhou Meixian Techand on Tuesday announced the singings of former Chinese Super League (CSL) star strikers Muriqui and Aloisio.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 23:13:40

Federer, Djokovic roll on

Flawless Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic stamped their mark on the Australian Open on Tuesday with focused former champion Maria Sharapova also successfully negotiating the first round after her drug ban.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/16 23:08:40

Durant in command

Kevin Durant scored 32 points as the Golden State Warriors overpowered the Cleveland Cavaliers with a late rally to score a 118-108 win in a pulsating clash between the two NBA arch-rivals on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/16 23:03:39

Three winter sports enthusiasts die on Swiss mountains

Three winter sports enthusiasts fell to their deaths in the Alps over the weekend, Swiss media reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/16 8:01:51