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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, as China shared the bronze medal with Canada in the mixed 4 by 100 meter relay. 

Djokovic announces 6-month absence from ATP tour due to elbow injury

​World-famous tennis player Novak Djokovic announced on Wednesday at a press conference in Belgrade, Serbia that he will skip all tournaments until next January in order to rehabilitate his injured elbow.

18 Chinese football clubs urged to clear debt

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) has issued a notice to 18 football clubs, including 13 from the Super League, urging them to clear their debt

Xu Jiayu wins Chinese male swimmers' first backstroke title at World Championships

Xu Jiayu claimed the champion of the men's 100m backstroke at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest on Tuesday, the first ever victory for Chinese male swimmers in the event at worlds.

China's Sun Yang wins first World Championships 200m free title

Olympic champion Sun Yang of China won his first title in men's 200m freestyle at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest on Tuesday.

Man builds replica stadium with straw in Russia

In a project straight out of the "Three Little Pigs" fairytale, a man in Russia has built a straw replica of a 643-billion-ruble stadium in St. Petersburg. 

Chelsea footballer Kenedy sent back to UK amid China controversy

Chelsea FC has confirmed that Brazilian striker Kenedy has been sent back to the UK, and will no longer be part of the club's pre-season tour of Asia, according to Inter Sports.

Arsenal defeats Bayern on penalties at ICC Shanghai

Regular time ended 1-1 after Arsenal scored a last-ditch equalizer in stoppage time to force a penalty shootout which they won 3-2. 

Inter beat Lyon 1-0 in ICC tournament

Stevan Jovetic scored a second-half goal to help Inter beat Lyon 1-0 in an International Champions Cup match in the city of Nanjing on Monday.

Chelsea apologizes for player's insulting post about China

Chelsea has issued a statement on the club's official website apologizing for Brazilian defender Kenedy's offensive social media posts that enraged Chinese people. 

Sun Yang wins men's 400m free title at FINA worlds

​China's Sun Yang claimed the men's 400m freestyle title for the third consecutive time at the FINA World Championships on Sunday.
 

China beats Egypt for 3rd place at Stankovic Cup

​Team Red of the Chinese men's basketball national team beat Egypt 90-64 to win the third place at the Stankovic Continental Cup 2017 on Sunday, while Germany defeated Croatia 69-65 for the championship title.
 

Beijing Guoan beat Shanghai Shenhua 2-1

​Spanish striker Jonathan Soriano scored twice to help visiting Beijing Guoan beat Shanghai Shenhua 2-1 on Sunday in the 18th round of 2017 Chinese Super League.
 

Rookie from New Jersey wins World Series of Poker, $8.1M

The 25-year-old Blumstein eliminated Pennsylvania's Daniel Ott on the 246th hand of the final table, more than 60 hands with just the two of them with bricks of bills and a gold bracelet separating them.

NBA China CEO: Zhou Qi and Ding Yanyuhang seize their opportunities

Chinese promising basketball players Zhou Qi and Ding Yanyuhang seized their opportunities in NBA Summer League, said NBA China CEO David Shoemaker at an Jr.NBA School Basketball All Star Week special activity.

Li/Wang clinch 8th diving gold of FINA worlds for China

​Li Zheng and Wang Han combined to earn the Chinese diving team their eighth gold medal at the 17th FINA World Championships in the Mixed 3m Synchronized Springboard on Saturday.
 

Frenchman Despres wins 2017 Silk Way Rally

​Despres Cyril won the 2017 Silk Way in Xi’an on Saturday, earning the champion titles twice in a row.
 

Chinese synchronized swimmers claim history-making gold at worlds

China won their first ever gold medal in synchronized swimming at the FINA World Championships as they took away the Team Free Combination champion on Saturday.

Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him

Cleveland's Australian-born All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving has asked the Cavaliers to trade him.

China tops men's 4x100 meters relay in IAAF Diamond League

Chinese men's 4x100 meters relay team finished first in the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League in Monaco on Friday.
 

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