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  • China's Zou defeats unbeaten Thai

    China's Zou Shiming defeated on Sunday Thailand's No 1-ranked Kwanpichit Onesongchaigym in Macao, giving him a guaranteed a shot at world champion Amnat Ruenroeng in 2015.

  • Zou holds key to $1 billion bonanza

    Already the biggest name in boxing, China's Zou Shiming on Sunday could transform himself into the wild card that makes or breaks the richest event in sports history.

  • Beijing stakes strong claim to host Winter Games snow events

    Beijing's plans to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games' snow events have impressed international skiing officials while assuaging concerns about its lack of snow sports facilities.


Li Na retires

Asian Games

China Open

While tennis fans and pundits are obsessed with his below-par performances at the four majors this year which have left him in danger of missing the cut for the season-ending ATP finale for the first time since 2001, Federer has already put a positive spin on his 2013 trials and tribulations.

US Open

Rafa Nadal crowned his brilliant year by defeating world number one Novak Djokovic 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-1 to win the US Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday.

Sports moments of the week: Nov 17-23

FC Barcelona doesn't have a record when it comes to keeping its iconic players. Ronaldinho and Pep Guardiola are among many football stars that left the Catalan club for another. Will Lionel Messi follow in their path?

Vettel replaces Alonso at Ferrari

In a widely expected shake-up, four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel will replace two-time champion Fernando Alonso at Ferrari next season.

FIFA whistleblower says 'living in fear'

FIFA whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid, who accused Qatar of corruption in its successful bid to win the right to host the 2022 soccer World Cup, said on Wednesday she was living in fear after receiving threats against her family.

Kroos goal leads Germany to beat Spain

Toni Kroos struck with a fierce long-range shot a minute from time to give Germany a 1-0 victory over Spain in a friendly between two injury-depleted European heavyweights in Vigo on Tuesday.


  • Wawrinka forgets London trauma, ready for Davis Cup final

    Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka left the ATP World Tour Finals feeling wrecked last weekend but said on Thursday he had fully recovered for the Davis Cup final against France.

  • Federer set to face France in Davis Cup final

    Switzerland's Roger Federer, who has been hampered by back problems, has been named to play in the second singles rubber of the Davis Cup final against France's Gael Monfils on Friday.

  • Federer's back is key in Davis Cup final

    Roger Federer was at the top of his game in London last week, sweeping past opponents as if his age were not an issue. A back injury over the weekend changed everything, casting serious doubts over his chances of winning the Davis Cup, or even playing against France in the final.

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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.

Sun Yang's national title taken away for doping
Olympic champ Sun Yang failed doping test in May
Sports moments of the week: Nov 17-23