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New world record as China's Wu grabs short-track gold


US women broke an ice hockey gold medal drought stretching back 20 years on Thursday as a Russian curler admitted doping and was stripped of bronze at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Work comes second

“If the phone rings during the final sprint, I call back a few minutes later,” smiles Espen Thoresen, an online community manager. In Norway, work sometimes comes second during the ...

King James eyes history

LeBron James added another impressive entry to his bulging collection of assorted records and statistical milestones on Tuesday after becoming the youngest player in NBA history to amass 30,000 points.


Olympic gold for Hirscher, finally

Austrian star Marcel Hirscher finally bagged Olympic gold when he produced a brilliant slalom run to storm to a dominant victory in the men's alpine combined on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/13 22:53:40

Credible Hulk

Shanghai SIPG striker Hulk (left) competes for the ball in their Asian Champions League group match against Japan's Kawasaki Frontale on Tuesday in Kawasaki, Japan. SIPG striker Elkeson scored the only goal of the match.
Source: IC | 2018/2/13 22:53:39

Titleholders handed tough opening

Chinese Super League (CSL) champions Guangzhou Evergrande were handed a stern opening test in their quest for an eighth straight Chinese top-flight title as they host crosstown rivals Guangzhou R&F in the first round of the new season, according to the 2018 fixtures revealed by the Chinese Football Association (CFA) on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 22:48:40

Bulls hold off Magic

Zach LaVine scored 18 points but his biggest contributions came late in the game as the Chicago Bulls eased past the Orlando Magic 105-101 on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/13 22:43:39

Japan's doping offender to leave Olympic Village

Japanese short track speedskater Kei Saito has tested positive in the first doping case of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Games and admitted that he will leave the Olympic Village.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 21:37:46

Liu Jiayu wins China's first medal, making snowboard history at PyeongChang Olympics

Liu Jiayu snatched the silver medal of the women's snowboard halfpipe, the first medal for China at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park here on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 13:48:44

Japanese short track speedskater tests positive in first doping case in Winter Olympics

Japanese short track speedskater Kei Saito has tested positive in the first doping case of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Games.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 11:00:30

Germany's Laura Dahlmeier cruises to pursuit gold

Germany's Laura Dahlmeier held her nerve in the howling wind, putting in an almost flawless shooting performance to win the women's 10-­kilometer biathlon pursuit in a time of 30.35 minutes on Monday and claim her second gold of the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/12 22:23:40

Olympic Village welcoming Russians despite abuse claim

Olympic Village residents are behaving well toward athletes from Russia despite a verbal abuse complaint, says a top Russian women ice hockey player.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/12 22:23:39

Plain sailing

American snowboarder Arielle Gold competes during the qualification round of the women's snowboard halfpipe during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/12 22:18:41