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Li shows he still has fire
Li shows he still has fire

Despite struggling in the shadow of younger compatriots for years, veteran Li Zhe on Sunday proved it’s too soon to write him off as one of China’s male tennis elites by winning his first Grand Slam wild card in Zhuhai, Guangdong province. Entering the final of the 2019 Australian Open…

Specialized museums walk a fine line
Specialized museums walk a fine line

The website of the Oxford English Dictionary describes an “ecomuseum” as an interdisciplinary museum that presents “the history and heritage of a particular community or region in the context of its society, culture and natural environment”. In 1971, two French museologists coined the term “ecomuseum” and put forward its definition….

Homecoming scenes
Homecoming scenes

Ecomuseums are transforming the prospects of villages in Guangxi, Xu Lin and Shi Ruipeng report from Longsheng county. It is a daily routine for 82-year-old Hou Yujin from the Zhuang ethnic group to show tourists around her traditional home, pointing out the exquisite layout and details. Dating back more than…

China raises bar with Tokyo 2020 target
China raises bar with Tokyo 2020 target

Track-and-field chiefs hopeful Rio medal tally can be bettered China has sets its sights on topping its Rio Olympics athletics medal tally at Tokyo 2020 as the nation aims to regain the balance of power in its relay rivalry with Japan and boldly targets upsets against Western powerhouses in other…

Barca leads salary league
Barca leads salary league

Barcelona is the best-paid team in global sport and the first to have average basic annual pay of more than EUR10 million ($12.8 million), according to a global survey published on Monday. The Catalan giant returns to the top of the pay rankings in the ninth edition of Sporting Intelligence’s…

Mbappe hoping this could be PSG's lucky year
Mbappe hoping this could be PSG's lucky year

‘Everything must click’ to win CL, says teen ahead of Liverpool clash PARIS – Paris Saint-Germain’s teenage superstar Kylian Mbappe has told AFP that, for all the Qatar-owned club’s huge investment in recent years, it will need to catch some breaks if it is to finally fulfill its dream of…

Single-minded Zhu simply content to court excellence
Single-minded Zhu simply content to court excellence

Romance on the backburner for China’s superstar spiker Zhu Ting is happy to put romance on hold as she continues her volleyball love affair. The relationship status of China’s towering captain intrigues fans, who yearn for their hero to find Mr Right – especially since teammate Zhang Changning and basketball…

Walker runs past Curry to top of scoring chart
Walker runs past Curry to top of scoring chart

The NBA’s new scoring leader was determined his latest big night wouldn’t go to waste. Kemba Walker scored 43 points, giving him 103 in his last two games, as the Charlotte Hornets battled back to beat the Boston Celtics 117-112 on Monday night. Walker, who had a season league-best 60-point…

Not-so-Super Dan sliding toward a muted departure
Not-so-Super Dan sliding toward a muted departure

Lin Dan is regarded as the best badminton player of all time, but his dominance is on the decline and Chinese fans and media are readying his career obituary. Widely known as “Super Dan” during his heyday, the 35-year-old lost in the opening round of the Hong Kong Open last…

Region rallies to support multilateralism, free trade
Region rallies to support multilateralism, free trade

In his speech addressing a business forum in Singapore on Tuesday, Premier Li Keqiang struck a resonant note on multilateralism, stressing that the world should not shun the principles of multilateralism and free trade, and neither does it need to reinvent the wheel. Indeed, with some countries embracing unilateralism and…