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  • Plucky Scot seizes his chance

    Russell Knox, who had started out as a seventh alternate for the WGC-HSBC Champions, swallowed hard on the 18th tee. He was three up on Kevin Kisner, Danny Willett and Ross Fisher and set to win the WGC-HSBC championship, his first Tour title.

  • Martin Kaymer celebrates 'Asia's Major Moment' with new golfing generation

    2011 WGC-HSBC Champions winner Martin Kaymer marked 'Asia's Major Moment' with a lecture to Chinese golfers on the eve of the WGC-HSBC Champions (November 5-8) at the Sheshan International Golf Club.

  • Spieth believes best still to come

    Jordan Spieth wore a black tunic with red trim around the collar to take part in a Chinese drum ceremony on Tuesday afternoon, just as the Shanghai skyline began to glow with lights behind him and three other top players.

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.

TAG Heuer's CBA sponsorship terminated

High-end Swiss watch maker TAG Heuer announced today that it was forced to terminate its sponsorship as the official timekeeper of the Chinese Basketball Association just three weeks after inking the deal in Beijing.

Venus and Serena reunite at WTA top 10

Venus Williams' victory in the Zhuhai Masters in China over the weekend sees her climb from 11th to seventh in the latest WTA standings dominated by her sister Serena.

Li Na explores life after tennis

After retiring from professional tennis 14 months ago, Grand Slam champion Li Na has embraced many new roles, one by one, in her personal life-including new mother.

World's top golfers gather in Shanghai for World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions

Four of the world's top golfers today performed a traditional Chinese lion dance to celebrate the launch of this year's World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, Nov 5-8, and HSBC's additional five year commitment to the championships.


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  • NBA coming to Shenzhen

    Brazil, China and four other countries will host games as part of the National Basketball Association's third annual NBA Global Games initiative, including the NBA's first game in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.

  • Asian sprinters on track to make some big strides

    As they jostle in the jet stream of Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin, Asian athletes will be battling for regional crown at the championships in Beijing.

  • Heavyweight Zhang wins unanimous decision

    Boxer Zhang Zhilei scored an impressive victory in his fourth professional fight on June 6 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.


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.

Lee secures rare win over arch-rival Lin
Focus on Ronaldo starring in Ronaldo
Li Na explores life after tennis