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Fukuhara upsets 2nd seed Feng to make semis in Olympic table tennis
Sports2016-08-10 15:52March 25 2017 13:50:14

Fukuhara upsets 2nd seed Feng to make semis in Olympic table tennis

World No. 8 Ai Fukuhara produced an upset when she beat second seed Feng Tianwei of Singapore on Tuesday to make the Olympic table tennis semifinals for the first time at the Rio Games.

Media ethics in question over Australian athlete's Olympic slander
Sports2016-08-10 14:37March 25 2017 13:50:14

Media ethics in question over Australian athlete's Olympic slander

The slander made by Australian swimmer Mack Horton against his Chinese rival Sun Yang was an inappropriate remark by an individual athlete, before biased media reports spun it into a row between Olympic fans and sports authorities of the two countries.

Phelps puts spotlight on cupping
Sports2016-08-10 13:35March 25 2017 13:50:14

Phelps puts spotlight on cupping

The swimmer Michael Phelps sported deep-purple circles on his shoulder in the 200-meter butterfly semi-final in Rio de J

China takes three golds in diving, weightlifting at Rio Olympics
Sports2016-08-10 11:47March 25 2017 13:50:14

China takes three golds in diving, weightlifting at Rio Olympics

Five golds in five finals, Chinese ace diver Chen Ruolin made it perfect by claiming fifth Olympic gold medal with teammate Liu Huixia at Rio Games on Tuesday while weightlifters from China also underlined their supremacy, taking both gold medals on offer.

Trite, right and bright spots of Rio 2016
Sports2016-08-10 10:04March 25 2017 13:50:14

Trite, right and bright spots of Rio 2016

I thought the Olympic Games, no matter their venue, are meant to be sellout events

Former NBA star Yao Ming's investment empire
Sports2016-08-10 09:25March 25 2017 13:50:14

Former NBA star Yao Ming's investment empire

After bidding farewell to professional athlete life, former Rockets big man Yao Ming kept busy building his business empire by investing in different industries.

Fashion, food, two things Deng loves besides weightlifting
Sports2016-08-10 09:25March 25 2017 13:50:14

Fashion, food, two things Deng loves besides weightlifting

Breaking two world records just in one lift, weightlifting Olympic champion Deng showed her toughness at Rio Olympics.

Chinese Taipei strongwoman banned on eve of competition for doping
Sports2016-08-10 08:49March 25 2017 13:50:14

Chinese Taipei strongwoman banned on eve of competition for doping

Weightlifter Lin Tzu-chi has been banned by the Chinese Taipei team from competing in the Rio Games after she failed a doping test, according to a report on Tuesday.

China harvests two golds in third matchday at Rio Games
Sports2016-08-09 17:16March 25 2017 13:50:14

China harvests two golds in third matchday at Rio Games

China continued their gold rush on the third matchday at the Rio Olympics as star swimmer Sun Yang and divers Lin Yue/Chen Aisen won two gold medals on Monday.

Walsh Jennings/Ross on road for second win over Chinese pair
Sports2016-08-09 13:47March 25 2017 13:50:14

Walsh Jennings/Ross on road for second win over Chinese pair

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross made it two wins at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games when they beat the Chinese pair Wang Fan/Yue Yuan 21-16, 21-9 at the Copacabana Beach Arena on Monday.

China books first win in women's volleyball, USA edges the Netherland 3-2
Sports2016-08-09 13:47March 25 2017 13:50:14

China books first win in women's volleyball, USA edges the Netherland 3-2

China bounced back from an unexpected loss to the Netherlands in the first game to beat Italy in straight sets 25-21, 25-21, 25-16 on Monday in the Rio 2016 Olympics.

China helps Vietnamese athletes shine at international arena: former sports official
Sports2016-08-09 12:47March 25 2017 13:50:14

China helps Vietnamese athletes shine at international arena: former sports official

Chinese trainers have helped many Vietnamese elite athletes to shine at international arena, Ly Gia Thanh, former chief of staff of the Vietnam Olympic Committee, has told Xinhua after Vietnam won its first-ever Olympic gold medal on Sunday.

IOC calls for athletes to have 'respet for others'
Sports2016-08-09 12:47March 25 2017 13:50:14

IOC calls for athletes to have 'respet for others'

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) supports freedom of speech but there should be a line drawn between freedom to speak and "trash talk".

Chinese gymnasts win bronze in men's final, Japan crown
Sports2016-08-09 09:37March 25 2017 13:50:14

Chinese gymnasts win bronze in men's final, Japan crown

Chinese gymnasts pose with their bronze medals after the men's team final in Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro

Public relax over medal tally
Sports2016-08-09 09:37March 25 2017 13:50:14

Public relax over medal tally

Chinese audiences have begun to prioritize the importance of national fitness and the fun of sports, instead of overtly seeking national pride from competitive sporting competitions like the Olympic Games.

Most Russian Paralympians absolutely 'clean' : President of Russian Olympic Committee
Sports2016-08-09 09:37March 25 2017 13:50:14

Most Russian Paralympians absolutely 'clean' : President of Russian Olympic Committee

The President of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov said that the most Russian Paralympians absolutely "clean" and they deserved to participate the Rio 2016 Games.

China urges Olympics committee to rectify flag mistake
Sports2016-08-09 09:19March 25 2017 13:50:14

China urges Olympics committee to rectify flag mistake

Chinese delegation has lodged a protest to the Rio Olympics organizing committee for using a wrongly designed national flag.

Rio Olympic Committee apologizes for mistakes on China's national flags
Sports2016-08-08 18:43March 25 2017 13:50:14

Rio Olympic Committee apologizes for mistakes on China's national flags

The Rio 2016 Committee deeply apologized to China for raising flawed Chinese national flags.

Sad lifter Li Yajun vows to fight for next Olympics
Sports2016-08-08 17:14March 25 2017 13:50:14

Sad lifter Li Yajun vows to fight for next Olympics

Li Yajun of China competes in the women's 53kg weightlifting final at the 2016 Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Flying start for Chinese table tennis in Rio 2016, top Japanese girl ousted
Sports2016-08-08 17:10March 25 2017 13:50:14

Flying start for Chinese table tennis in Rio 2016, top Japanese girl ousted

Ding Ning of China plays against Elizabeta Samara of Romania during their table tennis women's singles match at the 201

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