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  • Ronaldo, Manchester United top Chinese internet tables

    Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is comfortably the most influential soccer player online in China, while Manchester United are the most dominant club, according to a report.

  • Rooney's agent in China for transfer talks

    Wayne Rooney's agent Paul Stretford held talks in China on Thursday amid mounting speculation over the Manchester United captain's future, British media said.

  • NBA legend Yao Ming named Chinese basketball chief

    NBA Hall of Famer Yao Ming called for "urgent" reform and said he was facing a multitude of problems as he was elected president of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on Thursday.

  • HK marathon runner dies after collapse

    A 52-year-old woman runner who took part in the Hong Kong marathon died Monday, a day after collapsing on the finish line of the 10-kilometre race.

  • Oscar shows golden touch for Shanghai

    Megabucks import Oscar began repaying some of his hefty price tag when he scored on his competitive debut for Shanghai SIPG, helping them seal a spot in the AFC Champions League group stage.

  • Chinese clubs more than double spending on int. transfers

    Chinese soccer clubs spent over $450 million on international transfers last year, around 2-1/2 times more than the year before, according to a FIFA subsidiary report released on Friday.

  • Mourinho understands lures of China

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he would have no problem seeing Wayne Rooney opt for a lucrative move to China in the final years of his career but thinks the club's all-time leading scorer still has much to offer in the Premier League.

  • 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.

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