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Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world title, Su finishes 8th
Sports2017-08-06 10:16August 20 2017 16:04:16

Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world title, Su finishes 8th

Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt's farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100 meters title on Saturday, beating the Jamaican superstar into third and sparking a chorus of boos from a London crowd unhappy with his doping past.

Gatlin stuns Bolt for 100m title
Sports2017-08-06 10:09August 20 2017 16:04:16

Gatlin stuns Bolt for 100m title

On the very rare occasion in sports history, a bronze medalist received much more cheers and applause than the winner.

Farah wins first gold at 2017 World Championships, China's Su, Xie join Bolt in semis
Sports2017-08-05 15:34August 20 2017 16:04:16

Farah wins first gold at 2017 World Championships, China's Su, Xie join Bolt in semis

Local favorite Mohamed Farah won the highly-anticipated first gold medal for Britain at the IAAF World Championships wit

Cup stacking sport gains popularity in China, U.S.
Sports2017-08-05 14:04August 20 2017 16:04:16

Cup stacking sport gains popularity in China, U.S.

A sport that started in California in the 1980s is gaining momentum around the world, particularly in China and the U.S. To get started, all you need is a table and a handful of cups.

PSG announces Neymar's arrival in blockbuster transfer
Sports2017-08-04 14:05August 20 2017 16:04:16

PSG announces Neymar's arrival in blockbuster transfer

Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday announced the signing of Brazilian star Neymar with a five-year deal, tying him with Parc des Princes until June 30, 2022.

Chinese figure skating pairs are unique and talented, says world top choreographer
Sports2017-08-04 13:40August 20 2017 16:04:16

Chinese figure skating pairs are unique and talented, says world top choreographer

The Chinese figure skating team held a two-day test for its players about their new programs in the new season, and world famous choreographer Lori Nichol has traveled to China to help the team.

National incomes, haircuts and spaghetti - Neymar transfer inspires wacky math
Sports2017-08-04 12:42August 20 2017 16:04:16

National incomes, haircuts and spaghetti - Neymar transfer inspires wacky math

Brazilian striker Neymar Jr will set a world record when he transfers from FC Barcelona to Paris Saint-German (PSG) with a buyout fee of 222 million euros (about 262 million U.S. dollars).

Promising Chinese long jumper targets final berth at worlds
Sports2017-08-03 10:30August 20 2017 16:04:16

Promising Chinese long jumper targets final berth at worlds

The 18-year-old Chinese long jumper Shi Yuhao was confident in his potential as he targeted a spot in the final ahead of his IAAF World Championships debut here on Wednesday.

L.A., Paris cheer 2024/2028 Summer Olympic Games host announcements
Sports2017-08-01 15:00August 20 2017 16:04:16

L.A., Paris cheer 2024/2028 Summer Olympic Games host announcements

The biggest cheers for Los Angeles being awarded the 2028 Summer Olympic Games Monday actually came from across the Atlantic Ocean.

LA announces to bring Olympic Games to America in 2028
Sports2017-08-01 11:31August 20 2017 16:04:16

LA announces to bring Olympic Games to America in 2028

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday afternoon that the second largest city of the Untied States would bring Olympic and Paralympic Games back to the nation in 2028.

Formula E Chinese team driver victorious in final
Sports2017-08-01 10:00August 20 2017 16:04:16

Formula E Chinese team driver victorious in final

Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne powered past the chequered flag to win his maiden race in the final round of the Formula E competition and sealed the first victory for Chinese team Techeetah.

Olympic champion Xu Lijia expects a booming sailing in China
Sports2017-07-31 10:37August 20 2017 16:04:16

Olympic champion Xu Lijia expects a booming sailing in China

With less than a month to go before the Chinese National Games to kick off in Tianjin, Xu Lijia, the London Olympic Games champion, could only cherish her dream to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Games at the moment.

Record-shattering day sees FINA worlds wrap up in Budapest
Sports2017-07-31 10:10August 20 2017 16:04:16

Record-shattering day sees FINA worlds wrap up in Budapest

Two more world records fell during the final day of competition at the 17th FINA World Championships here on Sunday while American Caleb Dressel made a splash by collecting his seventh gold medal.

Chinese firms behind Formula E teams excited about future
Sports2017-07-31 09:09August 20 2017 16:04:16

Chinese firms behind Formula E teams excited about future

After 12 races in nine cities around the world, including the season opener in Hong Kong, the latest Formula E championship, the third annual staging of the event, wrapped up in Montreal on the weekend.

Guangzhou R&F stun Guangzhou Evergrande 4-2 in CSL
Sports2017-07-30 11:35August 20 2017 16:04:16

Guangzhou R&F stun Guangzhou Evergrande 4-2 in CSL

Guangzhou R&F stunned the defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande 4-2 in the 19th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Saturday.

China's Zou ready to defend title
Sports2017-07-28 12:05August 20 2017 16:04:16

China's Zou ready to defend title

Chinese boxing star Zou Shi-ming is confident of his WBO flyweight title defense as he faces Japanese challenger Sho Kimura at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai on Friday.

Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd
Sports2017-07-27 16:20August 20 2017 16:04:16

Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd

Sun Yang has finished the 800 meter freestyle final in 5th place at the swimming World Championships.

World's largest seafood market moving for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Sports2017-07-27 15:12August 20 2017 16:04:16

World's largest seafood market moving for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tsukiji, the world’s largest wholesale seafood market, is once again scheduled to be relocated for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The move has been postponed for months during testing of soil contaminant levels at the new fish market site located on a man-made island in Tokyo Bay. Now the move is back on, at least for Tsukiji central market wholesalers. Buyers and sellers are resigned to the move, but have their reservations.

Olympic champion Zhang Shan: shooting until young athletes eliminate me
Sports2017-07-27 15:12August 20 2017 16:04:16

Olympic champion Zhang Shan: shooting until young athletes eliminate me

Skeet athlete Zhang Shan, 49, savored her Olympic crown in Barcelona on July 26th, 1992, and she got a silver medal at the Chinese National Games on the same day 25 years later.

Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd
Sports2017-07-27 10:26August 20 2017 16:04:16

Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd

Sun Yang has finished the 800 meter freestyle final in 5th place at the swimming World Championships.

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