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Japan sumo boss Takanohana resigns over assault row

A top sumo stable master resigned Tuesday over a scandal that rocked Japan's traditional sport, in which one of his wrestlers was brutally beaten in a drunken brawl with another fighter.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/25 22:23:41

Family sailing race held in Jinzhou

The second family sailing race was held in Jinzhou, Northeast China's Liaoning Province over the weekend, with participants varying from teachers to sailors.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2018/9/24 22:53:40

WADA chief Reedie hits back at criticism over Russia doping decision

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie has described as “deeply offensive” an accusation that the agency put money over clean sport following its decision to lift a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/24 22:53:40

London race raises record 63.7m pounds for charity

Runners at this year's London Marathon raised 63.7 million pounds ($84.21 million) for charity, setting a new world record for an annual single day fundraising event for a 12th successive year.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/20 22:33:46

WADA lifts ban on Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday lifted a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency, RUSADA, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/20 22:33:43

Hockey sees growing fanbase, enthusiasm in China

The NHL preseason games have ­received a warm welcome from Chinese fans, as the series culminated on Wednesday with the Boston Bruins beating the Calgary Flames 3-1 at the Wukesong Arena in Beijing.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/9/19 22:53:40

Dutchman wins in China

Dutch rider Vincent Vermeulen secured victory with his gelding Ceylon on Sunday in the main event of the Longines Grand Prix in the historic Juyong Pass of the Great Wall in Beijing.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/9/18 22:53:40

Youth program launched

The Los Angeles Kings and the National Hockey League (NHL) strengthened their presence in China on Tuesday with the launch of the Beijing Jr Kings.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/9/18 22:48:45

French join opposition to WADA's proposal to fully reinstate Russia

The president of the French anti-doping agency (AFLD) on Tuesday joined the chorus questioning the World Anti-­Doping Agency's proposal to reinstate the Russian agency (RUSADA) ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meeting later this week.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/18 22:48:44

Chengdu to host event in October

Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, will host a marathon on October 27, organizers announced Tuesday.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/9/18 22:48:43

England ladies to become fully professional

England women international 15-a-side players will become fully professional with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) announcing Monday the introduction of full-time contracts this season.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/17 23:08:41

Mercedes cautious despite 'stardust'

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said it was special to conquer “bogey track” Singapore but cautioned the Formula One title race wasn't over yet after Lewis Hamilton's “stardust” propelled him to a potentially decisive 40-point lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/17 23:03:41

Clarke, Brown crowned champs at English Open

British duo Ben Clarke and Sophie Brown won the Footgolf English Open at the Tilgate Forest Golf Club on Friday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/16 21:53:40

Mario Mola claims third straight world series title

Spain's Mario Mola clinched his third straight World Triathlon Series men's title after finishing second in the final race on the Gold Coast in Australia on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/9/16 21:13:40

Kenyan master Eliud Kipchoge smashes world record with 2:01:39 in Berlin

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, smashing the previous best as he clocked 2 hours, 1 minute and 39 seconds.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/16 21:13:40

Ethiopian wins Beijing Marathon

Dejene Debela Gonfa of Ethiopia won the 2018 Beijing Marathon on Sunday with a time of 2 hours, 12 minutes and 8 seconds, but it was not fast enough to earn a $40,000 bonus from organizers for finishing below 2 hours 9 minutes.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/9/16 21:13:39

China to host 2018 World Cup Weightlifting Masters in Fuzhou

World Cup Weightlifting Masters will kick off on Oct 20th in Southeast China's Fuzhou City. It'll be the first time for the event to land China since its inception in 2013.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/9/15 15:57:12

Humboldt Broncos return to ice five months after fatal crash killing 16

The Humboldt Broncos made an emotional return to the ice on Wednesday night for their first junior hockey league game since a bus crash in April that killed 16 people.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/13 21:58:41