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Warriors silence Thunder in NBA opener


Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant accepted their championship rings Tuesday for leading Golden State to a third NBA title in four campaigns, then powered the Warriors over Oklahoma City 108-100 in their 2018-19 season opener.

Binzhou to host race

Binzhou in East China's Shandong Province is set to host a jetski race next week, organizers said, as the local government looks to boost the city's economy.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2018/10/10 22:48:40

World body backs plan

World Rugby has backed a proposal to dramatically revamp the Test calendar and introduce a "league of nations" competition featuring the sport's top 12 national teams, it was reported Wednesday.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2018/10/10 22:43:42

Belgium raids top clubs

Belgian police carried out a ­series of raids at soccer clubs and homes across the country on Wednesday and detained many people for questioning about financial fraud and possible match-fixing, Belgian prosecutors said.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2018/10/10 22:43:42

Zverev tames Beijing champ to reach Shanghai last 16

Alexander Zverev fought off a cold and the blistering power of Nikoloz Basilashvili at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday, calling the Georgian “the hardest-hitting player I have ever played against.”
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 22:43:41

Tennis rallies around ball kids

Fernando Verdasco's treatment of a ball boy who failed to bring him his sweaty towel fast enough has thrust tennis players' attitudes toward the child volunteers into the spotlight, and could prompt changes.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 22:43:40

Former No.1 Thomas rejects Reed claim in Ryder Cup row

Former world No.1 Justin Thomas gave his backing to Jim Furyk on Wednesday after the US Ryder Cup captain was accused over his pairings in their heavy defeat to Europe.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 22:33:40

Ex-Italy boss Ventura new coach of Chievo

Former Italy manager Gian Piero Ventura has been appointed coach of struggling Chievo following Lorenzo D'Anna's sacking, the Serie A club confirmed Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 22:28:46

Bolt ready to play for his soccer future

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is set to start up front for the Central Coast Mariners in a trial match on Friday and the Jamaican said his future as a soccer player could be on the line.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/10 22:28:43

Double-header

A soccer player of Germany tries to control the ball during a training session on Wednesday in Berlin, Germany. Germany will play the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday in Amsterdam.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 22:28:42

Li tops fan vote for Tennis Hall of Fame

China's Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion and former world No.2, won a fan vote announced Tuesday, boosting her chances of joining the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 22:28:40