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Young French cyclists boost home Tour hopes

It is 30 years since a Frenchman won the Tour de France but in Thibaut Pinot and Romain Bardet, home hopes are steadily growing.
Source: AFP | 2015/7/3 5:03:02

Can Chile win the Copa?

Selfies, unwanted digital probing, shameful geography lessons and a rather embarrassing run-in with the police. It’s been a funny old Copa America, that’s for sure, but in between the incidents ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/7/3 5:03:02

TCR going for glory

With the maiden season of the Formula E Championship drawing to a close at the weekend in London, NEXTEV Team China Racing (TCR), founded in 2004, will be going for ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/27 0:33:01

Where have all the Chinese superstars gone?

A decade ago, Chinese athletes were commonplace in global advertising campaigns. Yao Ming dominated in the NBA, Liu Xiang tore competitors apart on the track, Ding Junhui was one of ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/12 5:03:03

Trading places

It's a week since the Champions League and the rebuilding process for the two best clubs in Europe has already started in earnest. Winners Barcelona have been quick to deal ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/12 5:03:02

Make mine a treble!

Two of European football's biggest names go head to head for the Champions League trophy in Berlin on Saturday night. Barcelona are looking for their fifth European crown, three of ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/5 5:03:03

Searching for a new star?

After Chinese hurdling great Liu Xiang called it quits in April, many were wondering when the country would be able to produce another athletic star. Now, it seems that the ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/5 5:03:03

Rossi looks for reversal of fortunes with Lorenzo

Italian motorcycling legend Valentino Rossi, seeking a 10th world title in all categories, bids to return to the top of the podium in his home MotoGP this weekend.
Source: AFP | 2015/5/29 5:03:02

Can the Villains stick up the Gunners?

Despite what the Premier League might have you believe, two of the biggest clubs in England will walk out on to Wembley's pitch to do battle for the 134th FA ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/5/29 5:03:01

Playoffs get serious

For the teams who made it into the Championship Playoffs, this weekend is the first of three games that will take them to the promised land of the Premier League. ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/5/8 5:03:01

Has Gerrard soured his Liverpool legacy?

The dust has about settled on last week's tempestuous encounter between Manchester United and Liverpool but the repercussions live on - certainly for Liverpool captain-cum-talisman Steven Gerrard. So much so ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/3/27 5:03:02

Parma’s dream days turn into nightmares

In the 1990s, Parma threatened to upset the established order in Italy by winning four European trophies and finishing second in Serie A, but now they are staring into the ...
Source: AFP | 2015/2/27 5:03:02

Love regains captaincy despite blemish

The naming of Davis Love III as captain of the 2016 US Ryder Cup team was well received by his peers but it may be a tougher sell to fans ...
Source: Reuters | 2015/2/27 5:03:01

Komissarova wants to walk

Maria Komissarova has been told to forget about sport and move on with her life which is not easy for a freestyle skier who dreamed of winning gold at last ...
Source: Reuters | 2015/2/16 23:43:01

Chelsea raring to go against PSG

Fresh from a rare weekend off, Chelsea recommence their bid for Champions League glory on Tuesday when they face injury-ravaged Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of their last-16 tie ...
Source: Agencies | 2015/2/16 23:38:01

Premier League gravy train proving unstoppable

The soothsayers said it would not last, the bubble would burst and the English Premier League gravy train would run dry.
Source: Reuters | 2015/2/14 5:03:02

Sharapova targets Olympics

Maria Sharapova leads Russia in their Fed Cup World Group opener against Poland at the weekend looking to take a step closer to the 2016 Olympic Games.
Source: AFP | 2015/2/6 23:23:01

Zou aims to put China on world map

Double Olympic champion flyweight Zou Shiming has vowed to put China on the global boxing map by winning his first professional world title in Macao next month.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2015/2/6 5:03:01