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Nadal survives test


Rafael Nadal battled through a huge test to make his 10th Australian Open quarterfinal on Sunday as Grigor Dimitrov ousted Nick Kyrgios to join him and Caroline Wozniacki kicked into full gear.

Let's get physical

Chinese experts on physical education for preschool children have called for better-quality teaching in the system, warning that the new generation will face major health problems if the current situation ...

Long road ahead

China is banking its soccer future on youth development and the world's most populous nation has plenty to do if their performance at the AFC Under-23 Championship over the last ...


Chinese national marathon champion hit with 8-year ban for doping

Chinese National Games marathon champion Wang Jiali was given an eight-year ban by the country's governing body of the sport on Tuesday, as she was found positive in an out-of-competition doping test.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 8:01:22

Bartoli looks forward to returning to court four years after retirement

Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli just wants to enjoy herself and play big matches when she returns to competitive tennis in March after more than four years in retirement.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/9 23:03:40

Defending champ Konta bows out in first round

Defending champion Johanna Konta suffered a reversal of last year's final when she was bundled out in the first round of the Sydney International by Agnieszka Radwanska on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/9 23:03:39

Aussie Open gets huge boost

Former champions Stan Wawrinka and Rafa Nadal gave Australian Open organizers a massive boost on Tuesday when they both said they were looking forward to next week's season-opening Grand Slam after battling long-term injuries.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/9 22:53:39

English minnows cheer Man Utd glamor tie in FA Cup

English minnows Yeovil Town have hailed a second FA Cup clash in four seasons against Premier League giants Manchester United as a "special moment."
Source: AFP | 2018/1/9 22:53:39

Palace boss Hodgson praises VAR system

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson praised the video assistant referee (VAR) system after its debut in England following initial confusion around Brighton's winning goal.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/9 22:43:40

Zidane named French coach of the year

Real Madrid may have ended the year badly, but Zinedine ­Zidane has been named French coach of 2017 for leading the club to a Liga and Champions League double.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/9 22:43:40

Flying high

Wei Shihao (left) celebrates scoring China's third goal with teammate Yao Junsheng, who set him up, during the 3-0 group match win over Oman at the 2018 AFC U23 Championship in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province on Tuesday. China will take on Uzbekistan in their second group match on Friday.
Source: VCG | 2018/1/9 22:43:39

Wolves trounce Cavs

The Minnesota Timberwolves humbled LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, leading by as many as 41 points en route to a 127-99 triumph in Minneapolis.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/9 22:42:32

DPRK to send high-level delegation to S.Korea-hosted Winter Olympics

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will send a high-ranking delegation as well as athletes and cheering squad to participate in the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics, local media reported Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 13:06:43