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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.

Chengdu to host event in October

Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, will host a marathon on October 27, organizers announced Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 22:48:43

Arsenal chief executive leaves for Milan

Arsenal Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis will leave the Premier League team to join Italy's AC Milan in the latest move in a year of change at the English club.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/18 22:48:42

Intense battle

Shanghai SIPG striker Elkeson (left) is challenged by Guangzhou Evergrande defender Feng Xiaoting during their Chinese Super League (CSL) match on Tuesday in Shanghai. SIPG strengthened their lead in the league with a 2-1 victory. They now top the CSL on 49 points, while Evergrande remain second with 45.
Source: VCG | 2018/9/18 22:48:41

Maradona makes winning debut

Controversial and combative as ever, Diego Maradona made his Mexican coaching debut on Monday with a 4-1 win for his new club - the second-division side Dorados.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/18 22:23:40

England ladies to become fully professional

England women international 15-a-side players will become fully professional with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) announcing Monday the introduction of full-time contracts this season.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/17 23:08:41

Young generation takes Chinese hoops stage 10 years on

Ten years after China's national basketball team finished eighth at the Beijing Olympic Games, the younger generation of players have now emerged on center stage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 23:08:41

Mercedes cautious despite 'stardust'

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said it was special to conquer “bogey track” Singapore but cautioned the Formula One title race wasn't over yet after Lewis Hamilton's “stardust” propelled him to a potentially decisive 40-point lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/17 23:03:41

Mendy misses match due to knee problem

Pep Guardiola has revealed that Benjamin Mendy missed Manchester City's Premier League victory against Fulham because of a knee problem, and he does not know how long the French defender will be out.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/17 23:03:41

Bale says Real Madrid are more of a team without Cristiano Ronaldo

Gareth Bale has won four Champions Leagues in five years at Real Madrid, but believes the Spanish giants can be even better in their quest for a 14th European crown despite the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/17 23:03:40

Champions League hurts England

England's lack of success in major international tournaments can be linked to the relatively low number of English players taking part in the European Champions League (ECL), a study has suggested.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/17 23:03:40