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All Blacks out to snap drought

New Zealand haven't had to wrap up the Bledisloe Cup on Australian soil in 11 years and for coach Ian Foster that's a massive motivation to snuff out Wallaby hopes of keeping the series alive when the two sides meet Saturday in Sydney.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/29 19:13:40

Tom Brady eclipses Brees to become all-time touchdown pass leader

Tom Brady surpassed Drew Brees as the all-time NFL leader in touchdown passes on Sunday as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers routed the Las Vegas Raiders 45-20.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/26 17:33:42

6,000 Spartan racers compete for No.1 in Beijing

The Spartan adult race culminated its two-day competition on Sunday, with Niu Zhiming and Zeng Ying winning the men's and women's title respectively.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/10/26 15:11:31

Lowe homers twice as Rays win, level World Series against Dodgers

Brandon Lowe hit two home runs and the Tampa Bay Rays showed their resiliency in a 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers that knotted the World Series at one game apiece on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/22 17:43:40

Lose the battles, win the war?

Despite not having won a race since 2017, Spain's Joan Mir is edging closer to the MotoGP world title as the championship enters its 2020 end-game this weekend.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/22 17:33:41

F1 returns to Portugal

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes seek to continue their record-making progress as Formula One escapes in search of some autumnal sunshine at this weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/22 17:33:40

Kershaw, Dodgers dominate Rays to claim World Series opener

Clayton Kershaw pitched a postseason gem and Mookie Betts backed him up with a scintillating offensive effort as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 in Game 1 of the 116th World Series.
Soure:Agencies: 2020/10/21 17:28:42

Almeida still in pink

Portugal's Joao Almeida ensured he will wear the pink jersey for a 14th consecutive day after defending his overall race lead on Tuesday on the Giro d'Italia's 16th stage won by Slovenian Jan Tratnik.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/21 17:28:40

Ningbo to host Spartan races

Ningbo in East China's Zhejiang Province will host Spartan obstacle races on November 7, event organizers announced Tuesday, with an adults' race and a juniors' race to be held in the city.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/10/21 16:46:29

Parkour Masters to be held in Ningbo

An international parkour race will be held in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang Province on Saturday, as around 50 world elite athletes are expected to take part in the event.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/10/20 17:08:59

Third time lucky?

The Los Angeles Dodgers have yet another shot at Major League Baseball's biggest prize as they ride a wave of momentum into their 2020 World Series clash with the Tampa Bay Rays starting Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/20 17:08:40

Virtual swords drawn as esports world championship in China defies virus

Esports has bucked a grim trend to stage a world championship in Shanghai, even as numerous international sports tournaments across the globe are wiped out by the coronavirus.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/20 16:48:40

Roglic in contention for Vuelta a Espana's epic mountain challenges

Rescheduled and rerouted, the Vuelta a Espana sets off from the Basque Country on Tuesday with defending champion Primoz Roglic vying for the winner's red jersey after his dramatic capitulation in the Tour de France.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/19 16:38:43

Brady outplays Rodgers

Tom Brady won the battle of the Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks on Sunday, outdueling Aaron Rodgers as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers routed the previously ­unbeaten Green Bay Packers 38-10.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/19 16:38:42

CAA launches online marathon series

A year-round online marathon series was launched on Friday, as the Chinese Athletics Association (CAA) aims to promote running throughout the country after the COVID-19 epidemic thwarted mass events to be held in the country.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/10/19 14:25:58

Stars test positive as COVID-19 surge hits sport

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and men's golf world No.1 Dustin Johnson both tested positive for the coronavirus as a surge in cases cast a shadow over the return of professional sport.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/15 16:38:43

Valtteri Bottas vows never to give up, but admits he needs a miracle

Valtteri Bottas admitted he needs a miracle to stop Lewis Hamilton claiming a record-equalling seventh drivers' world title, but said he intends to battle on at every race and has no intention of conceding defeat.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/13 17:08:42

Hamilton wins Eifel GP

Lewis Hamilton controlled his emotions on Sunday as he equalled Michael Schumacher's record of 91 F1 wins with a measured triumph and thoughtful homage at the Eifel Grand Prix.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/12 16:53:40