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Ding beats Hirano to secure women's singles title for China, Japan wins mixed doubles

World No. 1 Ding Ning beat 17-year-old Japanese sensation Miu Hirano 4-1 to secure the women's singles title for China at the World Table Tennis Championships on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/4 9:06:58

We can win when it matters most, says defending champion Ma Long

World number one Ma Long said here on Sunday that the Chinese players will be able to handle the pressure at the world championships despite growing challenges from opponents like 2020 Olympic host Japan.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/29 10:52:18

Chen Long takes first gold at Badminton Asia Championships

Chen Long overcame Lin Dan to take his first gold medal at the Badminton Asia Championships here on Sunday, while host China clinched three titles in total.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/1 7:48:58

China's Zhu Ting claims first title with VakifBank at women's volleyball CL

Chinese spiker Zhu Ting clinched her first title after joining Turkish side VakifBank in a 25-19, 25-13, 25-23 victory over Conegliano in the women's volleyball Champions League final held in Treviso, Italy on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/24 10:13:13

Lee Chong Wei wins fourth All England Open title

Top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia breezed past Chinese debutant Shi Yuqi in straight games to win his fourth title at the All England Open badminton championships on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/13 8:53:14

Super Dan dethroned by Chinese debutant Shi in All England semifinals

Six-time champion Lin Dan suffered a surprise defeat to debutant Shi Yuqi in an all-Chinese semifinal at the All England badminton championships here on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/12 9:38:46

Top seed Lee Chong Wei reaches All England final

Top seed Lee Chong Wei reached the men's singles final with a victory over Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei in the semifinals of the All England badminton championships here on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/12 8:12:21

O'Sullivan wins record seventh snooker Masters title

Ronnie O'Sullivan fought back from behind to beat Joe Perry 10-7 here on Sunday to become the first player to win the Masters snooker tournament seven times.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/1/23 9:51:01

O'Sullivan to fight for Masters title against Perry

Ronnie O'Sullivan beat Marco Fu 6-4 to reach his 12th Masters final here on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/1/22 9:17:27

China's Ding wins first match in six years at snooker Masters

China's Ding Junhui won his first match at the snooker Masters since 2011 with a 6-3 victory over world number 16 Kyren Wilson.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/1/16 9:48:20

Indian Supreme Court sacks country's powerful cricket board boss

The Indian Supreme Court on Monday sacked the country's powerful cricket board boss Anurag Thakur and his deputy Ajay Shirke as recommended by a committee formed two years ago to clean up the sports body.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/1/2 15:53:48

Table tennis Grand Slam champion Li Xiaoxia announces retirement

China's table tennis Grand Slam champion Li Xiaoxia announced her retirement through social media on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/1/2 8:01:08

Kunlun Redstar loses Khabarovsk Amur 0-1 at Kontinental Hockey League game

Yashin Oleg(1st L) of Beijing Kunlun Redstar vies with Metsola Juha (1st R) of Khabarovsk Amur during the Kontinental Hockey League game at LeSport Center in Beijing, China on Dec. 24, 2016. Kunlun Redstar lost the game 0-1.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/12/25 15:41:46

Rams' coaching opening more likely to be filled by Harbaugh than Gruden

Now that the Los Angeles Rams have taken my advice and finally fired traditionally underachieving head coach Jeff Fisher, a larger questions remains: Who should they hire to replace him?
Soure:Global Times: 2016/12/15 0:03:39

Olympic MVP Zhu leads Turkish volleyball club Vakifbank to opening victory

Rio Olympic MVP for team China Zhu Ting's Vakifbank volleyball team won its first match at Turkish Women Volleyball League - Vestel Venus Sultans League against Seramiksan 3-0 in Turkey's western city of Manisa on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/10/31 9:55:38

Zhang Jike, Ma Long set up all-Chinese final in Rio 2016 table tennis

Table tennis Grand Slam winner Zhang Jike is just one step away from defending his Olympic men's singles gold medal after smashing Vladimir Samsonov 4-1 here on Thursday to set up an all-Chinese final with Ma Long.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/11 23:35:35

China beat South Africa 2-0, Brazil, Canada, USA into quarters

An incredible long lob shot by midfielder Tan Ruyin helped China beat South Africa 2-0 on Saturday in the group stage second round of the Rio Olympic women's football tournament.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/7 16:18:04

Brazil, USA off to winning start, China fall in Olympic women's volleyball

Two-time defending Olympic champions Brazil and reigning world champions USA got off to winning start here on Saturday at the Rio Games women's volleyball competitions while China lost to the Netherlands in a five-set thriller.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/7 16:16:35