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Chinese pair take crown in Saitama


China's Olympic silver medalists Sui Wenjing and Han Cong took the pairs skating crown at the World Championships on Thursday after a breathtaking free skate at the Saitama Super Arena.

Number's up

There are certain shirt numbers in some football teams that are iconic. The number 10 for Brazil and Argentina evokes memories of Pele and Maradona, or Neymar and Messi. Similarly, ...

No sub-two hour marathon before 2032

An elusive sub-two hour marathon will finally be run in 2032, but women are unlikely to ever breach the magical mark, according to modelling released by scientists Wednesday.


Brazil's Pato announces Tianjin departure after successful two-year spell

Brazil international striker Alexandre Pato has left Chinese Super League (CSL) side Tianjin Tianhai, the former AC Milan forward announced on social media.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/17 18:23:41

Rooney bags first MLS hat trick in DC romp

Former England star Wayne Rooney scored three goals on Saturday night to lead DC ­United to a crushing 5-0 victory over Real Salt Lake.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/17 18:23:41

Happiness is back for Real: Navas

After a topsy-turvy campaign and a “tragic” week which saw their hopes of any silverware disappear, Real Madrid were all smiles again at the Bernabeu after Zinedine Zidane's return as coach was celebrated with a 2-0 victory over Celta Vigo on Saturday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/17 18:23:40

Curry leads Warriors in rout over Thunder

Stephen Curry scored 11 of his 33 points in the third quarter as the two-time defending champions Golden State Warriors clobbered the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-88 on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/17 18:23:39

Hamilton beats Bottas taking Australian GP pole

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes took the Australian Grand Prix pole from his teammate Valtteri Bottas with a new track record in the qualifying held on Saturday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/16 17:40:15

Malaysian star Lee likely to delay cancer comeback again

Lee Chong Wei is likely to miss next month's Malaysia Open and delay his comeback from nose cancer for a second time, an official said Thursday, as the badminton great struggles to make a full recovery.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/14 19:23:41

Race director dies suddenly on eve of new season

Formula One's long-serving and widely respected race director Charlie Whiting died suddenly in Melbourne on Thursday, leaving a “huge void in the sport” just days before the opening Grand Prix of the season.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/14 19:23:41

Federer, Nadal steam into quarterfinals

Former champions Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal edged closer to a blockbuster semifinal showdown at the ATP ­Indian Wells Masters on Wednesday with brisk fourth-round wins.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/14 19:23:40

Warriors snap 9-game Houston win streak

Playing without injured Kevin Durant, the Golden State Warriors snapped Houston's nine-game win streak and avoided being swept this season by the Rockets with a 106-104 road victory Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/14 18:33:42

Argentina, Colombia to co-host Copa

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) has rejected a proposal from the US and awarded the 2020 Copa America tournament to Argentina and Colombia.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/14 18:33:41