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Sportswear companies join race to promote climate change awareness

While the world has been distracted by COVID-19, fires in Australia at the beginning of 2020, record wildfires in California and flooding in Africa as well as many tropical storms have warned us that climate change is real. It is a challenge that is beyond the scope of any single country or organization, and so sportswear companies have started to do their part.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/9/28 15:48:41

Macao woos mainland tourists with sports activities

With the COVID-19 situation in Macao having been brought under control, the special administrative region has been trying to attract more tourists to visit the city in 2020. Sports have taken a major role in its promotional plan.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/9/27 16:00:34

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.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/24 17:13:40

'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.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/23 16:53:40

Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver

Basketball icon Michael Jordan announced Monday he has purchased a NASCAR Cup series charter team and recruited trailblazing black driver Bubba Wallace to race for the new outfit next season.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/22 16:23:41

Shenyang Marathon goes virtual

A special marathon came to an end on Sunday in Shenyang, capital of Northeast China's Liaoning Province, with some competitors running on location while others raced through the use of fitness and running apps online.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/9/21 18:39:15

Pogacar crowned Tour de France champion

Slovenian rookie Tadej Pogacar won the Tour de France on Sunday, riding triumphantly into Paris in the race leader's yellow jersey at just 21 years old.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/21 17:03:40

Roglic extends lead

Slovenia's Primoz Roglic once more prevailed on his toughest test yet to remain on course for Tour de France glory, while Miguel Angel Lopez soloed to a breathtaking stage win atop the highest mountain of the race.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/17 16:53:40

Roglic in control

Primoz Roglic maintained the overall lead in the Tour de France on Tuesday with eyes now nervously turning to the high altitude showdown awaiting the elite on Wednesday's high altitude Meribel climb.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/16 17:03:40

Billionaire Boys Club

Lionel Messi's fortunes at Barcelona have been the talk of the summer transfer window after the Argentine tried to leave the club where he has played since travelling to its famed La Masia academy as a young teenager.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/9/16 16:48:41

Badminton's Thomas & Uber Cup postponed after coronavirus pullouts

Badminton's showpiece Thomas and Uber Cup was postponed Tuesday after a string of countries and regions withdrew over coronavirus fears, officials said, in a major blow to the sport's restart.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/15 17:33:41

Stars rally past Knights

Denis Gurianov was the overtime hero, and the Dallas Stars summoned another comeback to beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 Monday night in Edmonton and advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/9/15 17:28:41

Kaepernick takes aim at NFL 'propaganda' while Reid remains unemployed

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said NFL social justice initiatives were "propaganda" on Sunday as scattered protests marked the first full day of the 2020 season.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/14 16:48:42

Hamilton wins chaotic Tuscan Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton demonstrated his class and authority on an afternoon of wild chaos on Sunday when he won an extraordinary crash-hit Tuscan Grand Prix to extend his runaway lead in this year's ­Formula One championship.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/14 16:48:40

Roglic leads Tour into final week

Slovenian race leader Primoz Roglic again looked in fabulous form as he survived a test of nerves in Lyon on Saturday as the Tour de France heads into a mouthwatering series of mountain stages over the next week.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/13 16:33:40

Ewan beats 'best mate' Bennett to win stage

Australia's Caleb Ewan won Stage 11 of the Tour de France on Wednesday by the narrowest of margins after a frantic bunch sprint was decided on a photo finish, as Primoz Roglic retained the overall lead on a sizzling day in terms of temperatures and concluding action.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/10 15:48:40

Semenya loses appeal

Double Olympic 800-meter champion Caster Semenya has lost her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal (SFT) to set aside a 2019 Court of Arbitration (CAS) ruling that female athletes with high natural testosterone levels must take medication to reduce it.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/9/9 17:23:40

Sam Bennett in the green

Irishman Sam Bennett was left in tears after sprinting to a maiden stage win on the Tour de France on Tuesday after an Atlantic coast run between the islands of Oleron and Re.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/9 16:43:40