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Lee announces comeback bid


Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei on Thursday said he plans to return to badminton after successful treatment for nose cancer, insisting he had no intention of retiring.

A quiet revolution

"I'm not trying to build a new England," sang Kirsty MacColl in her 1980s hit song "New England." That is not something that Gareth Southgate can sing if his current ...

Jekyll and Hyde

Manchester United are fast becoming the most Jekyll and Hyde of soccer teams. Last week against Bournemouth, fans could have been forgiven for thinking that the pink shirts of the ...


All Blacks call up big guns for England Test at Twickenham

New Zealand have signaled their attacking intent against England by naming two playmakers in a full-strength side for Saturday's blockbuster Test at Twickenham.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/8 21:48:41

Mourinho hails 'fantastic' comeback

Jose Mourinho hailed a “fantastic victory” after Manchester United stole the thunder of Cristiano Ronaldo and a dominant Juventus with a 2-1 win in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/8 21:48:40

Raptors dethrone Kings, move to 11-1

Kawhi Leonard returned to the lineup to score 25 points as the Toronto Raptors improved their league-best record to 11-1 with a 114-105 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/8 21:28:40

CAITA starts intl journey

The annual China-ASEAN International Touring Assembly and the China-ASEAN Journalists Rally (CAITA) started its international journey on Wednesday shortly after finishing races in China this week.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2018/11/8 10:48:39

One Championship announces Asian eSports tournament

Mixed martial arts (MMA) outfit One Championship on Wednesday announced the launch of an eSports tournament next year in a venture worth up to $50 million, as it seeks to tap into the lucrative world of video gaming.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/7 21:43:43

Conti banned for insulting ref

AC Milan defender Andrea Conti's comeback from a yearlong injury layoff ended with a three-match ban after he punched the referee's door and insulted the match official at the end of a youth-team game.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2018/11/7 21:43:43

Simple reward

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy and his children feed Melbourne Cup-winning British horse Cross Counter in Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday, a day after the horse won the $5.3 million race. The Melbourne Cup is Australia's most famous horse race and the world's richest two-mile (3.2-kilometer) handicap.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/7 21:43:42

Hanoi Grand Prix to begin in 2020

The first Hanoi Grand Prix will kick off a “long-term partnership,” Formula One boss Chase Carey said Wednesday as he confirmed plans to expand ­motorsport's premier championship in Asia.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/7 21:43:42

Billionaire owner of AS Monaco in custody

The Russian billionaire owner of AS Monaco soccer club was in custody on Tuesday, his lawyer confirmed, the latest twist in his legal battle with a Swiss art dealer, who he claims cheated him of up to $1 billion, and Sotheby's auctioneers.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/7 21:43:41

'Struggling' Kyrgios seeing psychologists, working on mental health

Temperamental Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios says he is talking to psychologists and “trying to get on top” of his mental health after another roller-coaster season where he was criticized for his on-court antics.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/7 21:43:40