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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.


Djokovic dispatches Fratangelo at Indian Wells

World No.1 Novak Djokovic shook off a nervy start to dispatch US qualifier Bjorn Fratangelo in straight sets Saturday to reach the third round of the ATP Indian Wells Masters.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/10 19:58:39

China's Xiong yearns for KO victory

China's mixed martial artist world champion Xiong Jingnan said she wants a knockout against challenger Angela Lee of Singapore in their Tokyo title bout on March 31.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 19:58:36

Porter edges Ugas to keep welter crown

American Shawn Porter retained his World Boxing Council welterweight title on Saturday with a split-decision victory over Cuban challenger Yordenis Ugas.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/10 18:18:40

Coach who tried to turn Bolt into soccer player sacked by Australian club

Mike Mulvey, the man who tried to turn Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt into a professional soccer player, has been sacked by the Central Coast Mariners after a thumping defeat in Australia's A-League.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/10 18:18:40

Barca survive scare to see off Rayo

Lionel Messi created a goal and scored another as Barcelona came from behind to beat struggling Rayo Vallecano 3-1 at home on Saturday and stay seven points clear at the top of La Liga.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/10 18:18:39

Irving leads Celtics to win over Lakers

Kyrie Irving scored 30 points as the Boston Celtics overcame ­LeBron James' 80th career triple-double with a 120-107 victory over the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/10 18:13:39

Snowboard Men's Slopestyle qualification match at 29th Winter Universiade

Jan Lohynsky of the Czech Republic competes during the Snowboard Men's Slopestyle qualification match at the 29th Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, March 10, 2019. (Photo: Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/10 16:57:37

No decision on Kuwait, Oman co-hosting FIFA World Cup: Qatar official

There is no final decision on the possibility of Kuwait and Oman co-hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup with Qatar, a Qatari official said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/9 22:47:17

China's Chengdu bidding to host 2022 World Table Tennis Championships

China's Chengdu is facing fierce competition in bidding for the hosting of the 2022 World Table Tennis Championships Finals, according to the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/9 19:58:49

Olympic winner Wu stopped at short track speed skating worlds

Chinese Olympic winner Wu Dajing was stopped in both men's 1,500 meters and 1,000 meters on Friday as the 2019 Short Track Speed Skating World Championships reeled off in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/9 0:09:48