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Vivo signs FIFA World Cup deal
Sports2017-06-02 14:08June 24 2017 22:01:41

Vivo signs FIFA World Cup deal

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo Mobile Communication Technology Co Ltd said it had signed a six-year deal with FIFA to sponsor the 2018 and 2022 World Cup, as the company steps up efforts to boost global exposure by embracing international sports events.

IOC to decide whether to add mixed doubles table tennis to Tokyo Olympics, Bach
Sports2017-06-02 14:08June 24 2017 22:01:41

IOC to decide whether to add mixed doubles table tennis to Tokyo Olympics, Bach

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will decide next week whether to make mixed doubles table tennis event an medal event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, IOC president Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

China unveil squad for World Cup qualifier against Syria
Sports2017-06-02 10:00June 24 2017 22:01:41

China unveil squad for World Cup qualifier against Syria

China on Thursday -announced their 25-man squad for a -friendly and a World Cup -qualifier in June, with Guangzhou Evergrande winger Yu Hanchao expected to make his debut for the national team.

VIVO to sponsor FIFA World Cup 2018 and 2022
Sports2017-06-01 11:01June 24 2017 22:01:41

VIVO to sponsor FIFA World Cup 2018 and 2022

Chinese smartphone and software maker Vivo announced on Wednesday that they have agreed with FIFA to sponsor 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments.

Shanghai SIPG advance to AFC Champions League quarterfinals
Sports2017-06-01 11:01June 24 2017 22:01:41

Shanghai SIPG advance to AFC Champions League quarterfinals

Shanghai SIPG advanced to the 2017 AFC Champions League quarterfinals for the second year in a row after winning the second leg of their Round of 16 clash against Jiangsu FC 3-2 on Wednesday for a 5-3 victory on aggregate.

Chinese players unbeaten at table tennis worlds
Sports2017-06-01 09:31June 24 2017 22:01:41

Chinese players unbeaten at table tennis worlds

Chinese players remained unbeatable after the first full-day competitions of the World Table Tennis Championships here on Wednesday.

Three Chinese athletes on ESPN's World Fame 100 list
Sports2017-05-31 17:03June 24 2017 22:01:41

Three Chinese athletes on ESPN's World Fame 100 list

Chinese swimmer Ning Zetao

China to face Philippines in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup group stage
Sports2017-05-31 10:31June 24 2017 22:01:41

China to face Philippines in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup group stage

The official draw of the 2017 Asia Cup was released by FIBA on its official website on Tuesday, which will see Asian basketball giants China and the Philippines face each other at the group stage.

Tiger Woods arrested for DUI
Sports2017-05-30 09:21June 24 2017 22:01:41

Tiger Woods arrested for DUI

Golf legend Tiger Woods was arrested around 3 am Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence in Florida according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Totti bids Roma goodbye after a remarkable 25-season career
Sports2017-05-29 20:57June 24 2017 22:01:41

Totti bids Roma goodbye after a remarkable 25-season career

Francesco Totti bid an emotional farewell to Roma after a remarkable 25-season career with his hometown club on Sunday.

World's top Go player Ke Jie loses third match against AlphaGo
Sports2017-05-27 15:01June 24 2017 22:01:41

World's top Go player Ke Jie loses third match against AlphaGo

The world’s No.1 weiqi (Go) player Ke Jie lost the contest against his artificial intelligence (AI) rival, AlphaGo, in the third and also final match of the summit on Saturday.

The International Boxing Federation to launch Silk Road event
Sports2017-05-27 09:30June 24 2017 22:01:41

The International Boxing Federation to launch Silk Road event

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) announced Friday it is set to establish its IBF Belt and Road (B&R) Region and launch of the IBF Silk Road Champions tournament.

IBF to launch Silk Road Championship Tournament
Sports2017-05-26 17:30June 24 2017 22:01:41

IBF to launch Silk Road Championship Tournament

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) is about to launch the Silk Road Championship Tournament, IBF China announced here on Friday.

China's gymnastic icon Li Ning to visit Switzerland
Sports2017-05-26 10:00June 24 2017 22:01:41

China's gymnastic icon Li Ning to visit Switzerland

Chinese gymnastic icon Li Ning in June is set to return to Montreux, Switzerland, where he won gold in the inaugural Arthur Gander Memorial event 32 years ago, to enhance the -exchanges between the two countries.

Lang Ping named president of Chinese Volleyball Academy
Sports2017-05-25 15:30June 24 2017 22:01:41

Lang Ping named president of Chinese Volleyball Academy

Chinese volleyball legend Lang Ping has been appointed as the president of the Chinese Volleyball Academy, the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA) said on Thursday.

China's top player Ke Jie loses second match against AlphaGo
Sports2017-05-25 15:00June 24 2017 22:01:41

China's top player Ke Jie loses second match against AlphaGo

The world’s best weiqi (Go) player and Chinese prodigy 19-year-old Ke Jie lost the battle against AlphaGo in their second match on Thursday. With a previous defeat in the first round, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) program has won the three-match series, even before the final round on May 27 takes place.

China to introduce strongest policy to curb splashy spending on players
Sports2017-05-25 10:01June 24 2017 22:01:41

China to introduce strongest policy to curb splashy spending on players

China is going to bring down the soaring transfer spendings, especially on foreign players, to support the development of local young talents, as the Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced the strongest policy on Wednesday.

Football tournament in Brazil helps refugee integration
Sports2017-05-24 16:30June 24 2017 22:01:41

Football tournament in Brazil helps refugee integration

A multicultural football tournament in Sao Paulo last weekend was not just about which team scored the most goals. It was an opportunity for refugees to better integrate into a society facing its own challenges.

Putin promises high-level preparations for upcoming football events
Sports2017-05-24 14:01June 24 2017 22:01:41

Putin promises high-level preparations for upcoming football events

Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged an all-out effort on Tuesday to provide high-level services and create favorable conditions for athletes and fans during upcoming football tournaments.

Guangzhou Evergrande beat Kashima Antlers 1-0
Sports2017-05-24 11:00June 24 2017 22:01:41

Guangzhou Evergrande beat Kashima Antlers 1-0

Two-time AFC Champions League winners Guangzhou Evergrande beat Kashima Antlers 1-0 at Tianhe Stadium on Tuesday as the Chinese and Japanese champions met in the first-leg of the last 16.

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