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  • Beijing beat Guangdong to lead 2-0 in CBA semifinals

    Beijing's forward Li Gen scored 12 of his team-high 27 points in the fourth period as the defending champions beat Guangdong 103-96 to lead 2-0 in the best-of-five series of the CBA semifinal on Friday.

  • China moves step nearer soccer goal

    The goal of turning China into a soccer power has moved closer to being realized, with a top-level policymaking team approving a comprehensive reform plan to boost the sport from playgrounds to stadiums.

  • China eyes top four at Algarve Cup

    China's women's soccer team hope to better their fifth place in last year's Algarve Cup, said head coach Hao Wei on Friday.

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Yearender: Ten most talked-about sport stars in 2014

Year-ender: For soccer, an era ends in 2014

Some legendary footballers chose to hang up their boots in 2014. Most of them, barring South Korea's Park Ji-sung, were born in the 1970s. Their retirement was seen as an end of a classic generation.

Soccer development set to score in new school curriculum

Soccer courses will be mandatory at an increasing number of schools, a move designed to achieve the country's goal of becoming a sporting power.

Anti-doping agency says no cover-up of Sun's ban

Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang's short ban for doping in May was "appropriate", said a senior Chinese anti-doping official.

China moves step nearer soccer goal

The goal of turning China into a soccer power has moved closer to being realized, with a top-level policymaking team approving a comprehensive reform plan to boost the sport from playgrounds to stadiums.

Rose has successful knee surgery

The Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman said Friday that the star point guard Derrick Rose's knee surgery was successful and he will miss about 4-6 weeks.

China eyes top four at Algarve Cup

China's women's soccer team hope to better their fifth place in last year's Algarve Cup, said head coach Hao Wei on Friday.

Lundqvist's pain in the neck not slowing Rangers

The New York Rangers have proven they can thrive without No 1 goalie Henrik Lundqvist. Now they are finding ways to win when leading scorer Rick Nash is on the bubble, too.

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Other Sports

  • Prowling Panthers add Jagr

    Jaromir Jagr hasn't won the Stanley Cup since 1992. The Florida Panthers have never hoisted hockey's holiest grail, chasing it since their inception in 1993.

  • Lundqvist's pain in the neck not slowing Rangers

    The New York Rangers have proven they can thrive without No 1 goalie Henrik Lundqvist. Now they are finding ways to win when leading scorer Rick Nash is on the bubble, too.

  • Ribeiro reborn in lead role with Preds

    Whether Mike Ribeiro is having a rebound season or it's simply great timing by Nashville, the veteran center is making the Predators' gamble to sign him pay off in a big way.

Stars

Pistorius jailed for five years for Steenkamp killing

A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

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