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5 stars to light up Asian Games

THE Asian Games, the world’s second largest multi-sports event, begin this week. Here are five global stars who can shine at the continental showpiece in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. Su Bingtian, ...

August 15, 2018, Wednesday

Bett, 400 hurdles ex-world champ, dies in car crash

Kenya’s former 400 meters hurdles world champion Nicholas Bett has died in a road accident aged 28, the country’s ministry of sports and heritage said yesterday....

August 9, 2018, Thursday

New Brazil judo coach smashes gender bias

Judo is about throwing adversaries to the mat, but in becoming the first female head coach of the Brazilian men’s national team, Yuko Fujii has taken down one of the biggest obstacles of all in the world...

July 15, 2018, Sunday

Skateboarding, from street culture to Asian and Olympic Games

SKATEBOARDING will appear at the Asian Games for the first time when Indonesia hosts the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta next month. China formed its first skateboarding national team after a nationwide selection ...

July 7, 2018, Saturday

Olympic long jump champion Rutherford to retire

GREG Rutherford who won Olympic long jump gold on ‘Super Saturday’ at the 2012 Olympics in London will retire at the end of the season, the Briton announced. The 31-year-old — who won gold on the same ...

June 14, 2018, Thursday

Run For Fun in Pudong

THE 2018 Vanke Run For Fun was held in Pudong New Area yesterday, featuring nearly 10,000 runners from 188 enterprises in Shanghai. Coming into its sixth year, the untimed running event aims at promoting ...

May 21, 2018, Monday

Veteran Olympic champion eyeing 2020 Tokyo Games

VETERAN US sprinter Justin Gatlin reveals he is still hungry for glory and has his sights firmly set on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The 36-year-old reigning 100-meter World Champion was in Shanghai ...

May 19, 2018, Saturday

Su bags silver as golden Gong soars in Shanghai

FATHER-TO-BE Su Bintian said he was happy with his performance after winning the silver medal in the 100-meter dash at the rainy IAAF Diamond League Shanghai leg over the weekend. The reigning Asian ...

May 14, 2018, Monday

Coleman to skip Shanghai meeting as ‘precaution’

American Christian Coleman, the 60 meters indoor world record holder, will miss Saturday’s high-profile 100m at the Diamond League meeting in Shanghai due to “precautionary reasons,” his coach said. Organizers ...

May 9, 2018, Wednesday

Kiprop hopes to clear his name after doping report

Kenya’s Asbel Kiprop hopes to clear his name after a British daily reported that the former 1,500-meter Olympic champion failed a doping test....

May 4, 2018, Friday


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