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Lin to face Lee in Incheon final

Olympic champion Lin Dan eased through 21-14, 21-18 against Japan's Kenichi Tago on Saturday at the Asian Games in Incheon to set up the latest installment in badminton's most fascinating rivalry.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/9/28 9:26:46

China claims title of Women's team match of Badminton event

Athletes of China pose on the podium during the awarding ceremony of the women's team match of badminton event at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Sept. 22, 2014. China defeated South Korea 3-0 and claimed the title.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/9/23 10:15:40

Poland rally past Brazil to win men's volleyball World Championships

Poland dethroned Brazil as monarchs of men's volleyball with an epic victory in four sets (18-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-22) in the final of the 2014 Men's World Championships on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/9/22 8:56:23

China's 'Super Dan' vows all-out efforts in expected clash with Lee Chong Wei

China's badminton superstar Lin Dan, known as "Super Dan," on Wednesday said he would play to the best of his capabilities in a much anticipated showdown against his long-time rival, world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/9/17 17:01:15

South Africa joins Australia in cricket triangular series final

South Africa's batsman Faf du Plessis inspired the Proteas to another win against hosts Zimbabwe to book a place into Saturday's cricket triangular series final in Harare on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/9/5 10:18:22

Tian, Zhao add world title to Olympic crown

China's Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei added a world championship title to their Olympic crown in Copenhagen on Sunday by defeating compatriots Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli in the women's doubles final.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/9/1 8:58:05

China secures 2 golds in badminton worlds, Chen Long into final

China has secured the women's and mixed doubles gold medals at the world badminton championships while Chen Long has set up a men's title clash with top-seeded Lee Chong Wei.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/31 11:17:39

Lee Chong Wei marches into badminton worlds semis

World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia stormed into the semifinals of the ongoing BWF World Championships after beating his Chinese rival Wang Zhengming in two straight sets on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/30 10:54:55

2014 World Badminton Championships kicks off in Copenhagen

The 2014 World Badminton Championships kicked off on Monday at Ballerup Super Arena, some 20km northwest to Denmark's capital of Copenhagen.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/25 19:52:59

China 5th in Asian Cup volleyball

China finished fifth after beating Japan 3-1 (25-22, 31-33, 25-20, 25-21) in the Asian Cup men's volleyball tournament on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/25 9:40:00

FIVB President hails World Grand Prix huge success

FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graca hailed the 2014 FIVB World Grand Prix a great success as the premier annual FIVB women's volleyball event lowered its curtain in Tokyo on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/24 21:50:25

China takes both table tennis golds

The table tennis final matches at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday were an all-Asian affair with China's Liu Gao­yang meeting Hong Kong's Doo Hoi Kem in the girls' final and Chinese star Fan Zhendong competing against Japan's Yuto ­Muramatsu in the boys' final.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/8/20 23:48:02

Ajmal reported, again

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, the world's top-ranked bowler in one-day cricket, has been reported for a suspect action for the second time in his career, the world governing body said Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/8/11 23:41:46

Sri Lanka defeat Pakistan in 1st Test

Retiring Mahela Jayawardene took on the ­unusual role of opening batsman to hand Sri Lanka a thrilling seven-wicket victory on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan in Galle, Sri Lanka on Sunday.
Soure:AFP – Global Times: 2014/8/10 23:34:41

Shandong men's team crowned in China Table Tennis Super League

Olympic and world champ Zhang Jike steered Shandong men's team to a 3-0 win over their Jiangsu counterparts in the final of 2014 China Table Tennis Super League (CTTSL) on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/8/10 9:38:05

Safe hands

Pakistan cricketer Asad Shafiq catches the ball during a practice session in Galle, Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play a two-Test series starting from Wednesday in Galle. Photo: AFP
Soure:AFP: 2014/8/5 22:56:16

Lyon gets Aussie call-up

Spinner Nathan Lyon was on Monday called up to Australia's one-day squad for their tri-series against Zimbabwe and South Africa, with Ben Cutting, Kane Richardson and Mitchell Marsh also getting the nod.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/8/4 23:05:22

Uganda's top badminton player intensifies training for Youth Olympics in China

Uganda's top junior badminton player Daniel Mihigo has intensified preparations ahead of the 2nd Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China next month.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/7/30 11:31:38