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United States down China for first world title

US China Volleyball World Championships

Player of the tournament Kimberly Hill scored the point that sealed a historic first women’s world volleyball title for the United States on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over China.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos,Volleyball | Read More »

Federer wins 4th title of year at Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the trophy during awards ceremony after the men's singles final against Gilles Simon of France at the Shanghai Masters Tennis Tournament in Shanghai, China, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.  AP

Roger Federer defeated France’s Gilles Simon 7-6 (6), 7-6 (2) to capture his fourth title of the year at the Shanghai Masters on Sunday.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Gilas beaten anew, will face Mongolia for 7th after losing to China

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The losses keep piling up for the Philippines.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Kvitova, Bouchard qualify for Wuhan Open semis

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, returns a shot to Petra Cetkovska, of the Czech Republic, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Third-seeded Petra Kvitova swept aside Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the Wuhan Open on Thursday.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Li Na says tennis ‘only chance’ after father’s death

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2014, file photo, Li Na, of China, walks around during the trophy presentation after defeating Dominika Cibulkova, of Slovakia, in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Li formally announced her retirement on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)

China’s Li Na said her ground-breaking career can be traced back to the death of her father when she was 14, a pivotal moment which meant tennis success was her “only chance.”

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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