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Chinese Olympians to shine at Rio 2016

2016-08-05 10:06

Chinese Olympians to shine at Rio 2016

Honeymoon over for Rio stars

2016-08-05 08:04

Play the French Open and Wimbledon? Check.

Aussie sisters set to savor their duel in the pool

2016-08-05 08:04

Cate and Bronte Campbell are quite the sister act.

Chinese-origin players tough draw for Team China

2016-08-03 17:24

The countdown to the Rio Olympic Games has already started. Besides the largest-ever delegation of 711 athletes from China, the players from US, UK and Russia whose origin can be traced back to China should not be underestimated.

Harting ready to rip up Rio

2016-08-03 07:39

Olympic discus champion Robert Harting is Germany's version of the 'The Incredible Hulk' - and he has sharp words for anyone who makes him angry.

Relay duty on the agenda for Phelps and Ledecky

2016-08-03 07:39

Superstar swimmers Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky will both represent the United States in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the Rio Olympics, USA Today reported on Monday.

Sports dreams carry a price

2016-08-03 07:39

Escalating costs driving some parents to ruin The Olympics sparks hope in many a child of going for the gold. But in financially supporting those dreams, some parents are going for broke.

Ma thirsting to toast more table tennis gold

2016-08-02 08:01

Ma Long has added a new twist to his Rio 2016 training regime as he tries to overcome anxiety: booze.

China's professional athletes who served in military

2016-08-01 15:19

Many excellent Chinese athletes have served in the military, such as the well-known Lin Dan and Wang Zhizhi.

Hagino taking aim at Phelps

2016-08-01 07:50

Don't be fooled by Kosuke Hagino's quiet demeanor and toothy grin. Japan's swimming sensation plans to usher his boyhood hero, Michael Phelps, into retirement at the Rio Olympics.

Ko hungers for Games success

2016-07-29 07:36

World No 1 Lydia Ko grew up thinking the Olympics was an impossible dream, so she won't let anything - not even the Zika virus threat - prevent her from chasing glory in Rio.

Mom helps keep Bolt balanced

2016-07-29 07:36

How does Usain Bolt's mom help the world's fastest man keep his cool?

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