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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.


Seven up for Man City as they demolish Schalke

Rampant Manchester City demolished a woeful Schalke 7-0 to complete a 10-2 aggregate win and become the third English side into the quarterfinals of the Champions League on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/13 19:48:43

Chinese FA to probe top referee after controversial league draw

Chinese soccer has launched a review into the officiating of one of its top referees during a controversial draw, state media said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/13 19:48:42

Ronaldo lifts Juve into quarterfinals

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular hat trick to fire Juventus into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday that saw his side claim a thrilling tie 3-2 on aggregate.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/13 19:48:41

Giannis, LeBron spark road wins

Greek star Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points and Khris Middleton added 23 as the NBA-best Milwaukee Bucks improved to 51-17 Tuesday with a 130-113 victory at New Orleans.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/13 19:48:41

China eyes good results at 2020 Tokyo Olympics with challenges ahead

China is making every effort to be prepared for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but serious challenges are ahead, several Chinese sports officials told Xinhua here in recent interviews.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 11:25:35

Ailing Zverev toppled at Indian Wells

Ailing world No.3 Alexander Zverev crashed out of the ATP Indian Wells Masters, where Novak Djokovic's third-round match was suspended by rain with one game completed.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/12 19:48:42

MMA superstar McGregor arrested after run-in with fan

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor was arrested Monday by American police for allegedly smashing a fan's mobile phone outside a Florida nightclub.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/12 19:48:41

Westbrook revives beef with Utah Jazz fans

Russell Westbrook threatened a female fan and her male companion when the Oklahoma City Thunder player got into another heated exchange with Utah spectators during an NBA game on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/12 19:48:40

Man City to compensate child sexual abuse victims

Manchester City have launched a compensation scheme for victims of historical child sexual abuse, the English Premier League champions said on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/12 16:58:41

Bahrain-born refugee player becomes Australian citizen after Thai ordeal

A refugee soccer player who was detained in Thailand and threatened with extradition to Bahrain said he feels sure "no one can follow me now," after becoming an Australian citizen on Tuesday at Melbourne's Federation Square along with 200 others from 44 different countries.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/12 16:58:41