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  1. Federer packs off del Potro to extend streak

    03.29 / 02:02 www.china.org.cn China.org.cn - Sport
    Roger Federer plays a backhand against Juan Martin del Potro at the Miami Open on Monday. Federer won 6-3, 6-4. Roger Federer took a look around as he entered the stadium court at the Miami Open, immediately feeling the energy of the crowd. He gave them quite a show. Federer advanced to the fourth round at Key Biscayne on Monday, beating Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 6-4. Federer, who was facing del Potro for the first time since 2013, never lost serve and improved to…
  2. Bolivia beat Messi-less Argentina in qualifier

    03.29 / 01:39 www.china.org.cn China.org.cn - Sport
    An Argentina side reeling from the shock suspension of captain Lionel Messi crashed to a 2-0 defeat against Bolivia on Tuesday. Bolivia's football team took home an unexpected but well-deserved 2-0 victory against Argentina on Tuesday in La Paz as part of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. This defeat complicates matters for the Argentinean team led by Eduardo Bauza, especially as it came the same day that star Lionel Messi was suspended for four games after having…
  3. FIFA bans Messi for 4 games

    03.29 / 01:24 www.china.org.cn China.org.cn - Sport
    Lionel Messi's harsh words have landed him with a four match ban. Lionel Messi has been banned from Argentina's next four World Cup qualifiers, starting with yesterday's game in Bolivia. Messi was banned for "having directed insulting words at an assistant referee" during a home qualifier against Chile on Thursday, FIFA said hours before kickoff in La Paz. "This decision is in line with the FIFA Disciplinary Committee's previous rulings in similar cases," the world…
  4. O'Sullivan and Ding on form in Beijing

    03.29 / 01:05 www.china.org.cn China.org.cn - Sport
    Ding in action in the game. Ronnie O'Sullivan cruised into the last 32 of the Bank of Beijing China Open with a 5-0 thrashing of Gareth Allen. O'Sullivan is chasing his first ranking title in 13 months – though he did win the Masters in January – and he now faces Mark Joyce for a place in the last 16. World number 115 Allen had chances in the opening frame, but missed an attempted long pot on the final brown and O'Sullivan cleared to take it. From that point, world n…
  5. Chinese curlers feel the pressure for Beijing 2022

    03.29 / 00:51 www.china.org.cn China.org.cn - Sport
    Peering up at a dissipated crowd, the Chinese team waved half-heartedly after failing to reach the playoffs in the World Women's Curling Championships, a competition it won eight years ago. The tournament, held in Beijing last week, was the latest setback for a team that is already feeling the growing weight of expectation ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in China's capital. The Chinese women finished 11th out of 12 teams in their first international competition at…
  6. Iran blows hole in China's World Cup bid

    03.29 / 00:32 www.china.org.cn China.org.cn - Sport
    Mehdi Taremi's second-half strike condemned China to a 1-0 defeat to Iran yesterday in a major blow to its hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup in…