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China wins gold from 25m rapid fire pistol team at military games

China won tournament's first gold at 7th Military World Games from 25 meters military rapid fire pistol men's team event, beating Russia and DPR Korea to top the podium on Saturday.

President Xi announces opening of 7th CISM Military World Games

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday evening announced the opening of the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province.

Olympic marathons set to move out of Tokyo to cooler north

Amid concern about the expected searing heat in Tokyo, the IOC wants to move the 2020 Olympic marathons 800 kilometers (500 miles) north to find cooler and safer race conditions.

CFA to hand control of professional league to clubs

Control of the Chinese Super League, China's top football league, is being handed over by the Chinese Football Association to the clubs in an effort to encourage its commercial development.

2019 Military World Games torch relay held in host city Wuhan

The torch relay for the 2019 Military World Games took place in Wuhan on Wednesday, with 100 torchbearers passing the flame on a route through the host city's iconic East Lake Greenway.

Record 12,000 to attend Ningbo International Marathon

The eldest runner will be 79 years old while the youngest is only six months old in the 2019 Ningbo International Marathon, which will take place next Saturday,

Philippines holds China to draw at FIFA World Cup qualifier

Former Premier League goalkeeper Neil Etheridge's outstanding performance helped the Philippines hold powerhouse China to a scoreless draw in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifier on Tuesday.

Roger Federer says he plans to play at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Swiss great, a four-time Olympian, says "at the end of the day my heart decided I would love to play at the Olympic Games again."

Ronaldo nets 700th career goal in Portugal's loss to Ukraine

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal but couldn't keep Portugal from losing 2-1 to Ukraine in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Monday.

Mercedes driver Bottas wins Japanese Grand Prix

A blistering start from Valtteri Bottas from third on the grid helped the Finnish driver win the typhoon-hit Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes wrapped up a sixth-consecutive Formula One constructors championship on Sunday.

Simone Biles sets all-time medal record at gymnastics worlds

Winning her 24th and 25th world championship medals in beam and floor Sunday put the United States gymnast top of the all-time medal charts for the championships.

Kenya's Kipchoge becomes first person to run marathon in under 2 hours

Marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours, clocking 1:59:40.2 in Vienna on Saturday.

Military World Games medal and trophy design unveiled

The medal and trophy designs for the 7th Military World Games were unveiled by the executive board here on Thursday.

Federer joins Djokovic in Shanghai quarterfinals

Roger Federer saved five set points in the first set as he scrambled to a 7-6 (7), 6-4 win over 13th-seeded David Goffin on Thursday and advanced to the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals.

China smash Guam 7-0 at World Cup qualifier

China beat Guam 7-0 in their first home game at the Qatar 2022 World Cup Asian qualifiers at the Tianhe Sports Center in Guangzhou on Thursday.

China announce 23-man squad for World Cup qualifier

China's national soccer team announced the 23-man squad on Wednesday evening for the World Cup qualifier against Guam with forwards Elkeson and Wu Lei included.

China settles second in World Gymnastics Championship men's team final

Russia has won its first team gold medal since 1994 at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships on Wednesday, while the defending champion China settled silver for a miss from the horizontal bar in the last rotation.

Federer, Medvedev reach 3rd round in Shanghai; Murray out

​Roger Federer didn't face a break point as he won his opening match at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2, 7-6 (5).

Biles sets new record as US wins world gymnastics team gold

Simone Biles won a record 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships on Tuesday as the United States retained its women's team all-around title.

CCTV sports channel suspends broadcasts of NBA preseason

The CCTV sports channel announced on Tuesday it has suspended broadcasts of NBA preseason games.

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