Sports

Sharapova beats Bacsinszky in 1st round of Shenzhen Open

Dec 31, 2018

Maria Sharapova returned to competitive tennis with a 6-2, 7-6(3) win against Timea Bacsinszky in the first round of Shenzhen Open on Monday

US sportswear traced to factory in China's internment camps

Dec 19, 2018

At internment camps where China forces up to 1 million ethnic minority Muslims to give up their language and religion, detainees are sewing sportswear that can end up on US university campuses and sports teams

Vietnam beats Malaysia 1-0 to win AFF title

Dec 15, 2018

Vietnam beat Malaysia 1-0 Saturday in the second leg to win the ASEAN Football Federation championship 3-2 on aggregate

FIFA leader Infantino wins SE Asia support for re-election

Dec 15, 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received another pledge of support in his campaign for re-election next year

Titmus sets world record in short-course 400 freestyle

Dec 14, 2018

Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus broke a second world record in three days, winning gold in the women's 400-meter freestyle at the world short-course swimming championships

US swimmers set world record at short-course championships

Dec 13, 2018

The United States has set a world record in the 4x50-meter mixed medley relay at the world short-course swimming championships

US relay teams set short course world records

Dec 12, 2018

The United States has set a world record in the 4x50-meter mixed freestyle at the world short-course swimming championships

Japan's Seto, American men set short-course world records

Dec 12, 2018

Japan's Daiya Seto upset Chad le Clos and set a world record in the 200-meter butterfly at the world short-course swimming championships

Thai court extends detention of refugee sought by Bahrain

Dec 11, 2018

A Thai court has ruled that a soccer player who holds refugee status in Australia can be held for 60 days pending the completion of an extradition request by Bahrain, the homeland he fled four years ago on account of alleged political persecution

22 dead in blast next to chemical plant in northern China

Nov 28, 2018

An explosion near a chemical plant in northeastern China has left 22 people dead and destroyed scores of vehicles

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