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Ex-NBA player Ty Lawson sacked by CBA team for insulting comments on Chinese women


The Fujian Sturgeons announced Saturday it will not extend its contract with former NBA guard Ty Lawson, who has been playing for the China Basketball Association (CBA) team for a year, due to “his inappropriate comments” on Chinese women. Lawson posted the controversial comments on his personal Instagram account on Saturday, saying “Chinese women got cakes on the low.” Two hours later, Lawson posted a photo of him and a woman in what appears to be a Chinese strip club.

Four-star Footballers

Spurs South Korean superstar striker Son Heung-min continued his remarkable rise with four goals against Southampton in the visitors 5-2 win away at St Mary's last weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 17:33:42

Early runners

Three weeks into the Premier League season and the action is already coming thick and fast. This weekend four of the five teams with maximum points meet one another in matches that will have an early bearing at the top of this nascent table.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 17:33:41

United in decline

For any Manchester United fans it was a bad start to the English Premier League season, the worst in fact for 25 years.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 17:33:40

Bryson wants more muscle for Masters

Bulked-up Bryson DeChambeau says he plans to pack on even more muscle as he prepares to follow up his US Open triumph with an assault on the Masters.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 17:28:40

Rookie Herro scores 37 as Heat hold off Celtics for 3-1 series lead

Rising star Tyler Herro scored a career-high 37 points and Jimmy Butler chipped in 24 as the Miami Heat seized command of their Eastern Conference final series with a 112-109 win on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 17:13:41

Chelsea hit six

Frank Lampard said Kai Havertz is just getting started after opening his Chelsea account with a hat trick in a 6-0 thrashing of Barnsley, while Arsenal also booked their place in the League Cup fourth round with a 2-0 win at Leicester.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 17:13:41

Hamilton eyes Schumacher record despite Sochi virus worries

Lewis Hamilton seeks to equal Michael Schumacher's record 91 Formula One wins at the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi on Sunday despite fears over a potential coronavirus fallout from allowing 30,000 fans to attend.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 17:13:40

Clear favorite

Former champion Simona Halep arrives at the rescheduled French Open as the player to beat in a women's draw missing titleholder Ashleigh Barty and recent US Open winner Naomi Osaka, two of the world's top three.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 17:08:40

'Nothing to hide'

The leader of a Tour de France team caught up in a doping investigation said he had "nothing to hide" after two unnamed members of the French outfit were detained.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/23 16:53:40

'Warrior' Vidal joins Inter Milan to continue Barcelona exodus

Inter Milan have completed a deal to sign Arturo Vidal from Barcelona for 1 million euros ($1.17 million), the clubs announced on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/23 16:48:42