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  1. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Soccer diplomacy is a win-win for EPL and China

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 09:45pm by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Premier League is a prized asset worth millions and helps maintain Britain's standing in Asia- and the world Ball of diplomacy a win-win for EPL and China When ... teams, it was bang on the money. Chinese football fans Jane (her preferred Anglophonic name) and Meimei personified the GT's claim, made during Prime Minister David Cameron's trade ...

  2. Sport - China - TENNIS

    'No regrets': Li Na signs off on tennis career before tearful Chinese journalists

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... Na said today that she has “no regrets” about her decision to retire due to persistent knee injuries, in an emotional news conference that saw one Chinese journalist break down in tears. ... her farewell. At one point, a Chinese journalist raised his hand to ask a question, but then suddenly went silent before breaking down into tears. Li responded with her characteristic wit. ...

  3. Sport - Tennis

    The rise of China's women

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 07:20pm

    ... Reuters 2004 August: Sun Tiantian and Li Ting win China’s first Olympic gold medal in the sport in the women’s doubles at the Athens Games. October: Li Na is the first Chinese to win a WTA ... doubles at the Australian Open. May: Zheng wins the first all-Chinese final at a WTA event when Li withdraws injured from the Estoril final. June: Li becomes the first Chinese player to reach ...

  4. Sport - Tennis

    Sick Serena Williams helped from court in Wuhan

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 09:59pm

    ... on Saturday. The Russian led the tributes to two-time Grand Slam champion Li when she announced she was bowing out of the game last week. The 32-year-old Li was the first Chinese to win one of tennis’s ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan set to renew fierce rivalry in the pool

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:08pm by APSPT

    ... Associated Press in Incheon Chinese Olympic champion mocks South Korean foe in a series of television commercials as they both look to dominate the swimming Sun set to revive fierce ... Chinese man to win an individual Olympic swimming gold. Sun also holds the world record in the 1,500m and won the event at the Asian Games four years ago in Guangzhou, China, where Park won gold ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Chang mystified by American visa hold-up

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:29pm by Alan Aitken

    ... the clearance so I went to the police and asked for the document," Chang said. "To get a clearance in Chinese and English takes four weeks, to get it just in English still takes two weeks ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Asian Games: Hong Kong women cricketers lose to China

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:36pm by ALVIN

    ... Hong Kong coach Najeeb Amar. Chinese openers Zhang Mei and Liu Xiaonan put on 43 before a collapse that saw 10 wickets fall for another 41 runs as China were bowled out 83. Skipper Ishitaa ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Kei Nishikori wants to take over from Li Na as Asia's new tennis role model

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 06:30am by Kevin Kung

    ... must go on, saysconfident Nishikori Japanese star Kei Nishikori says he wants to become the man who "leads Asian tennis" after Chinese trailblazer Li Na announced her retirement ... that I can't see her play anymore," said Nishikori, the first Asian man to reach a grand slam final- at the US Open this month. "I think Li Na and some other Chinese ladies have done so many ...

  9. Sport - Tennis

    Reaction to Li Na's retirement

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:52pm

    ... Staff reporter A selection of what her fans and rivals said on hearing Friday's news “It’s a sad day for Chinese tennis and for the global sport in general. There are so many more ... thank Li Na for the passionate and proud, shining moments she gave to Chinese tennis in her competitive career.” – Chinese Tennis Association. “Only the bird willing to stick out deserves to fly ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Asian Games: Sarah Lee outguns rivals for gold glory in Incheon

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 12:36am by CHAN KINWA

    ... to be too difficult for other riders to catch her, not even the two Chinese sprinters," he said. "Her form is good and the preparation was done well. We had great confidence in her even ...




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