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Up for the Cup

In the first final of the 2015-16 English football season, Manchester City take on Liverpool in the Capital One Cup Final at Wembley on Sunday. The game is Juergen Klopp's ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/27 0:28:01

Pacquiao on political crusade

Manny Pacquiao still trains with the joy that has been a trademark of his spectacular boxing career, but outside of the ring he speaks in ominous, biblical tones about his ...
Source: AFP | 2016/2/26 5:03:03

New Year hopes for sports industry

Just days before the lunar new year, ­Chinese sport enjoyed a huge boost highlighted by several major football transfer moves.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/19 5:03:03

It takes two

You can guarantee that at any game of amateur football this weekend if there is a penalty, the takers will be debating whether they should go for the risky two-touch ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/19 5:03:03

A beginner’s guide to Super Bowl 50

It’s Super Bowl Sunday this weekend, or Monday Morning Football if you are here in China, and the likelihood is that you might be part of the huge global audience ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/5 5:03:03

Can Rio de Janeiro handle the 2016 Summer Olympics?

The Olympic Games will start in six months and Rio de Janeiro is ready - as long as athletes cover up in anti-mosquito repellent, ignore the polluted water and don't ...
Source: AFP | 2016/2/5 5:03:02

A very open era

As much as everyone might argue that modern tennis is lacking the unpredictability of the various other dominant eras of the last century, the fact is that tennis ­retains its ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/29 5:03:02

Super Bowl outside US?

Munich during Oktoberfest with the appetizing smell of sausages, sauerkraut and beer as the backdrop?
Source: Reuters | 2016/1/29 5:03:01

It’s a fix

The Australian Open is the start of the tennis year and normally all eyes are on Melbourne solely for the tennis but not this year. The tournament beginning coincided with ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/22 5:03:02

Clever play

"Daft as a brush" was what Sir Bobby Robson called Paul Gascoigne but the man who managed the mercurial midfielder at Italia '90 would always have been the first to ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/15 9:41:39

Djokovic raises hopes of Golden Slam

Novak Djokovic is hitting ever greater heights ahead of the Australian Open – posing problems for his rivals, and raising distant hopes of the first-ever men’s “Golden Slam.”
Source: AFP | 2016/1/15 9:41:39

Zidane to put ‘heart and soul’ into Real

Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane promised to put his “heart and soul” into managing the Spanish giants after he was sensationally named as coach following Rafael Benitez’s unceremonious sacking.
Source: AFP | 2016/1/8 5:03:03

Once upon a time

As sure as broken New Year’s resolutions, the first weekend of January always brings with it the FA Cup third round and the chance of an upset. This is the ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/8 5:03:03

Sweet ’16

When the clock strikes midnight to end 2015, it means but one thing: We're at the beginning of yet another bumper year of sport. Over the next 366 days there ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/30 5:03:03

Tiger turns 40 with Nicklaus mark a distant dream

Tiger Woods reached his 40th birthday on Wednesday, still recovering from a third back operation with no timetable for another golf comeback and reflective comments about ending his epic career.
Source: AFP | 2015/12/30 5:03:03

A look at 5 biggest stories on intl scene

The list of incident and achievement goes on and on, but as we await another bumper year in 2016, we've picked 5 key events that defined 2015.
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/25 5:03:03

Chinese sports in 2015

If China's sporting year in 2014 was all about the individual, then this time around it was all about the team. These are the 5 events that took the headlines ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/25 5:03:03

Fight for an open FIFA

FIFA presidential hopeful Prince Ali bin Hussein has promised to clear ­soccer's scandal-wracked governing body with his proposals and remains confident that he will win the organization's February election.
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/23 0:23:01