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Momota wins Japan title to cap comeback after January car crash

Badminton world No.1 Kento Momota won the All-Japan championships on Sunday to complete the first step of his comeback, nearly a year after suffering serious injuries in a car crash.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/27 16:43:40

Brady leads Bucs to playoffs

Tom Brady threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns in the first half on Saturday to power Tampa Bay to a 47-7 win over Detroit and lift the Buccaneers into the NFL playoffs.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/27 16:43:40

World badminton No.1 Momota back from car crash with victory

Japan's badminton world No.1 Kento Momota shrugged off nerves to make a winning return to competition in Tokyo Wednesday, nearly a year after suffering serious injuries in a car crash.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/23 17:28:40

NHL brass approve shortened 56-game season starting January 13

The National Hockey League has given its 31 teams the green light to play a 56-game season that will begin January 13 without any preseason games.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/21 16:08:40

Chiefs win ninth straight

Patrick Mahomes tossed three touchdown passes as the Kansas City Chiefs improved to an NFL best 13-1 with a 32-29 victory over Drew Brees' New Orleans Saints on Sunday in Louisiana.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/21 16:08:39

Cleveland Indians baseball team to change name over racist complaints

Cleveland's Major League Baseball team confirmed on Monday it will drop its long-held “Indians” name after protests from fans and Native American groups who regard the moniker as racist.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/15 16:48:41

Qinhuangdao hosts land yacht event

The Land Yacht Open was held in Qinhuangdao, North China's Hebei Province on Sunday, as the coastal city continues to boost yachting's popularity during the winter season.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/12/15 13:13:40

Chinese-born He scores US college football TD

Peizhang "Jackson" He, the only Chinese-born player in major college American football, completed an amazing sport journey by scoring a touchdown for Arizona State in a victory over arch-rival Arizona.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/13 16:38:40

Hamilton, Russell in Abu Dhabi waiting game

Lewis Hamilton is back in training and set to return for Mercedes at this weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but only if he is passed fit and returns negative tests for COVID-19.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/10 17:28:41

'Completely smashed'

Despite a global boom, the closure of one of the southern hemisphere's biggest esports leagues has left its players in Australia and across Oceania facing an uncertain future.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/9 18:38:40

Washington stuns Pittsburgh

Alex Smith threw for 296 yards and a touchdown on Monday, and the Washington Football Team stunned previously unbeaten Pittsburgh 23-17, preventing the Steelers from clinching an NFL playoff berth.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/8 17:28:42

All Black great Richie McCaw voted rugby's player of the decade

Double World Cup winner Richie McCaw and Olympic medalist and women's Six Nations champion Jessy Tremouliere were named players of the decade on Monday by World Rugby.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/8 16:48:40

Breaking and skateboarding among four sports officially added to 2024 Paris Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided the event programme and the athlete quotas for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games on Monday as breaking, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing were confirmed as additional sports proposed by the Paris 2024 organizing committee.
Soure:Xinhua: 2020/12/8 11:52:43

LeBron, Osaka, Mahomes among SI Sportspersons of the Year

NBA champion LeBron James, Super Bowl winner Patrick Mahomes and Japan's Naomi Osaka were among five athletes honored Sunday by Sports Illustrated (SI) magazine for their off-field activism.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/7 16:28:41

Perez wins crazy Sakhir Grand Prix

Sergio Perez, who may be out of work next season, took advantage of his rivals' misfortunes on Sunday to drive from last position to claim his first Formula One victory in a chaotic and crazy Sakhir Grand Prix.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/7 16:23:40

Briton Sam Davies retires from Vendee Globe with keel damage

The notorious Cape of Storms off Cape Town lived up to its reputation this weekend, bringing an abrupt end to the chances of Britain's Sam Davies and three other skippers in the Vendee Globe.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/6 16:33:41

Schumacher's son gets 'dream' first F1 spot with Haas

Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, says his childhood dream has come true following Wednesday's announcement that he will drive in Formula One for the first time with Haas next season.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/3 16:28:41

Steelers beat Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steers moved to 11-0 with a jumbled 19-14 victory over a severely depleted Baltimore squad in an NFL contest that was postponed three times because of a coronavirus outbreak on the Ravens.
Soure:AFP: 2020/12/3 16:23:41