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Tears as star Lee quits after cancer battle

Cancer-hit badminton star Lee Chong Wei announced his retirement Thursday, ending a brilliant career in which he collected a swathe of honors but never won a world or Olympic title.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/13 20:18:40

Winter Sports Expo to kick off in October; 160,000 visitors expected

The annual World Winter Sports Expo will kick off in Beijing in October, organizers said, with winter sports powerhouse Finland being named this year's Country of Honor.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/6/13 20:13:42

Blues win 1st Stanley Cup

Goaltender Jordan Binnington made 32 stops as the St. Louis Blues captured their first Stanley Cup in franchise history with a 4-1 Game 7 win over Boston that capped a storybook season.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/13 20:08:41

Anthony Joshua is 'finished,' says Fury

Tyson Fury believes former world champion Anthony Joshua is "finished" after the British heavyweight's shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr in New York.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/13 19:33:40

Lions name Gatland as coach for S.Africa tour

Warren Gatland was officially unveiled as the British and Irish Lions head coach for the 2021 tour to South Africa on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/12 19:38:40

Newspaper mistakenly prints Blues' parade plan before potentially decisive Game 6

The St. Louis Blues are already considering where to hold their victory parade if they beat the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup finals, a letter from the club owner revealed Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/10 20:18:41

Hamilton claims Canada GP

Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes' record winning start to a season on Sunday when he was handed a controversial victory, courtesy of a disputed stewards' decision to penalize Sebastian Vettel, at the Canadian Grand Prix.
Soure:Agencies: 2019/6/10 20:13:43

World Elite University Dragon Boat Regatta held in Jiangsu

The 2019 World Elite University Dragon Boat Regatta was held in Donghai county, Jiangsu Province on Saturday, as China was celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/6/9 22:08:39

Track body IAAF to rebrand as World Athletics

World athletics' governing body, the IAAF, is to rebrand as World Athletics, it was announced Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/9 22:03:39

Rugby Australia slams Folau 'media campaign'

Rugby Australia has lashed out at Israel Folau for disrupting the sport after an explosive letter accusing the governing body of leaking details of his code of conduct hearing was made public.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/9 21:58:40

Blues bounce back to level final series

Ryan O'Reilly scored twice, including the game winner, to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 4-2 victory over the Boston Bruins and level the Stanley Cup final series at two games each on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/4 19:58:40

Aussie anthem protest planned for Origin opener

Three indigenous players have said they will refuse to sing Australia's national anthem at one of the country's blockbuster sporting events on Wednesday - the State of Origin annual rugby league series.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/4 19:53:41

Senator presses for Folau sacking probe

Israel Folau's sacking has been referred to the Fair Work Ombudsman by a senior senator who suggested Rugby Australia may have broken the law in its treatment of the star fullback.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/3 19:38:40

Zhejiang series kicks off

Some 1,500 riders participated in the Zhejiang Great Bay Area Cycling Open in the Qiantang New District of Hangzhou on Sunday, as the event kicked off a cycling series in East China's Zhejiang Province.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/6/3 19:33:40

Petrucci takes 1st MotoGP win

Danilo Petrucci, an Italian riding for local team Ducati, held off defending world champion Marc Marquez to gain a first-ever MotoGP victory on Sunday in the Italian Grand Prix.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/3 19:33:40

4 rescued, 8 still missing on avalanche-hit Indian peak

Four British climbers have been rescued from an avalanche-hit Himalayan mountain range, Indian authorities said Sunday, as a frantic search continued for eight other mountaineers still missing in its treacherous heights.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/2 19:23:39

Gwangju invites N.Korea to aquatic worlds

The mayor of South Korean city Gwangju said he hopes North Korea could join the world aquatics championships later this year, as the city will host the FINA worlds in July.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/6/2 19:18:40

Bergeron powers Bruins to 2-1 series lead

Patrice Bergeron tallied a goal and two assists as the Boston Bruins won their fifth straight road playoff game by beating the St. Louis Blues 7-2 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/2 19:18:39