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  • Cibulkova, Wozniacki win in Sydney

    Slovakia's world number six Dominika Cibulkova dropped just two games in blistering heat to win her opening match at the Sydney International on Monday.

  • Mikel heads to China

    Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel announced on Friday he is leaving English Premier League leaders Chelsea to join Chinese side Tianjin TEDA.

  • Chinese swoop for Witsel

    China's buying binge continued into the New Year with Tianjin Quanjian FC luring Belgian midfielder Axel Witsel away from Zenit Saint Petersburg with an 18 million euro annual pay packet, Belgian media reported Monday.

  • Oscar lands in Shanghai to join SIPG

    Brazilian midfielder Oscar landed in Shanghai on Monday where the 25-year-old was set to smash the Asian transfer record with a reported 60 million euros ($63 million) deal with Shanghai SIPG.

  • Tevez agrees to join Shanghai Shenhua

    Carlos Tevez became the latest high-profile international player to join the Chinese Super League when Shanghai Shenhua confirmed the signing of the Argentine striker from his boyhood club Boca Juniors on Thursday.

  • True Taste of China at Huang Ho

    Fried Bananas with ice cream This recipe was prepared by Jewel Rozari, Chef de partie, Huang Ho, Platinum Suites.

  • EPL sells China TV rights for around $700 million

    The English Premier League has sold its television rights in China to streaming service PPTV for around $700 million, a source familiar with the matter said, several times the size of past deals as it cashes in on a growing enthusiasm for soccer.

  • Milan official wants clarity on AC Milan's Chinese owners

    An anti-Mafia official at Milan's city council called on Wednesday for the Chinese buyers of soccer club AC Milan to reveal their identities, saying town hall would notify anti-money laundering authorities if there was not full disclosure.

  • Chinese group eyeing Southampton

    A Chinese conglomerate is in talks to take over English Premier League football club Southampton, Bloomberg News reported,

  • Troubled Kyrgios eyes more time off next year

    Troubled Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios indicates he will play fewer tournaments in 2017 after his meltdown at the Shanghai Masters saw him slapped with an eight-week ban.

  • 'Bad boy' Kyrgios banned for Shanghai tantrums

    Tennis 'bad boy' Nick Kyrgios has been banned for eight tournament weeks for his conduct during his defeat at the Shanghai Masters last week, the governing body for men's tennis (ATP) says.

  • Ripping yarn tells tale of Djokovic in crisis

    Novak Djokovic's problems come to an explosive head at the Shanghai Masters and the Serb now faces being knocked off world number one if he can't find a quick solution.

  • On a transformational journey

    China has been taken a strong place in the global economic landscape with its large GDP and rapid economic growth.

  • China FA chief consoles players

    The chief of China's football association has told the country's players not to lose their confidence, after the team's

  • Nadal, Murray win China Open first round matches

    Rafael Nadal storms through his opening match of the China Open as he seeks to redeem his injury-blighted season with a strong run in Beijing.

  • China wants to host 2030 WC

    A top Chinese football official has urged FIFA to realise the "dream" of China's fans by bringing the World Cup to the

  • Rio Paralympics stages final show

    Rio on Sunday closes a Paralympic Games that many feared would be a fiasco but which turned into a triumph, though marred in the final hours by the death of an Iranian cyclist.

  • SKorea says North's nuclear capability 'speeding up', calls for action

    South Korea's foreign minister says that North Korea's nuclear capability is expanding fast, echoing alarm around the world over the isolated state's fifth nuclear test carried out in defiance of UN sanctions.

  • China earn 1st point

    China hold heavyweights Iran to a gritty 0-0 draw to lift their hopes of reaching just their second World Cup in Asian qualifying.

  • Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini

    Hebei China appoint Pellegrini

    Chinese Super League club Hebei China Fortune appoint former Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager.

  • Groundbreaking games for women in Rio

    From the dizzying gymnastics heights of African-American Simone Biles to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik and Brazilian golden girl Rafaela Silva in judo -- Rio proves a groundbreaking Games for women.

  • Rio Olympics: Ramos, Chen disqualified for doping

    Brazilian cyclist Kleber Ramos and Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi are disqualified from the Olympic Games for having failed doping tests, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) says.

  • USA race alone to relay final spot

    The United States grasp a second chance to reach the Olympic women's 4x100 metres final with both hands on Thursday, racing alone around the Rio track in 41.77 seconds to knock China out of the last eight.

  • Rio Olympics: McLeod brings Jamaica more glory

    Jamaica unleashes a new sprint sensation as Omar McLeod takes the Rio Olympics 110m hurdles on Tuesday.

  • Rio Olympics: Yuan wins men's 3m springboard

    Cao Yuan shakes off the pressure of being the only Chinese diver left in the field -- a rarity in Olympic finals -- to deliver China's fifth diving gold medal.

  • Rio Olympics: China's hopes of badminton sweep dashed

    China's hopes of repeating their 2012 Olympic sweep of all five badminton gold medals are shattered when both their pairs are knocked out in the semi-finals of the mixed doubles.

  • Chen, Silvia test positive

    Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi fails a doping test at the Rio Olympics, the official Xinhua news agency reports.

  • Rio Olympics: China swimmer fails doping test

    Chinese Olympic women's swimmer Chen Xinyi tests positive for a banned substance at the Rio Olympics.

  • Rio Olympics: Chinese fury on flag-flub

    Most of the five stars on the Chinese flags being used at medal ceremonies at the Rio Olympics are misaligned, officials say, prompting a diplomatic protest and online fury.

  • NBA stars open gold chase against China

    It would be easy for the US team of NBA stars to overlook China in Saturday's opening game of the Rio Olympics after routing the Asians twice in pre-Games exhibitions.