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Some like it hot, but does it matter in yoga?

[2013-08-07 15:39]

Hot yoga devotee Karla Walsh feels exhilarated after an hour of twisting her soggy limbs into pretzel shapes, but the Iowa-based writer wonders if all that swelter really ramps up her workout.

NBA Global Games to start ticket sales

[2013-08-07 14:28]

Tickets for NBA Global Games 2013 in Beijing and Shanghai featuring the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors will go on sale Aug 8 at 3:00 pm.

Obama going to G20 in Russia

[2013-08-07 09:51]

US President Barack Obama confirmed that he would go to Russia this fall for a G20 summit but expressed disappointment that Russia had granted temporary asylum to Edward Snowden.

New standards boost age-old martial art

[2013-08-07 09:03]

Wushu, a traditional Chinese martial art, has made a major development in global self-promotion with the development of a standardized evaluation system over the past two years.

The horse show of 'Odysseo'

[2013-08-07 07:29]

The show, which features 63 horses and 47 human artists, acrobats, riders and performers, opens its Boston-area performances August 7.

More than just a pretty face

[2013-08-07 03:53]

Fan Bingbing has such exquisite looks that she may have had a career no matter what. But she wants it all. She has proven that she can play parts that either play on her beauty or work in spite of it.

EC denies delay in telecoms probes

[2013-08-07 03:32]

The European Commission on Tuesday denied a media report that the European Union might delay launching investigations into Chinese telecoms companies' practices.

Mandarin becomes priority

[2013-08-07 03:14]

China is training more Mandarin teachers and building more language schools in Pakistan to meet the growing demand for Mandarin speakers.

Yogurt festival marked in Lhasa

[2013-08-07 02:07]

Thousands of people celebrated the unrolling of the thangka — a giant religious silk embroidery — to kick off the start of the Lhasa Yogurt Festival on Tuesday.

Life as a living doll

[2013-08-07 00:55]

About 100,000 people in China suffer from osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic and inherited disorder characterized by brittle bones.

Thermometer hits 40 C and above in Shanghai

[2013-08-06 22:01]

A thermometer hits 41 C at 10 am at the Bund, a touristic waterfront area in central Shanghai, on Aug 6. The city has issued a red alert because of the heat wave, which has swept the city and shows no sign of waning.

Sharapova holds world's top paid title

[2013-08-06 16:27]

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams lead a pack of tennis players at the top of a list of the world's highest-paid female athletes in 2013 released by Forbes on Monday.

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