Ovtcharov optimistic Germans can dethrone champion China
Ovtcharov optimistic Germans can dethrone champion China

World No 1 Dimitrij Ovtcharov is confident that titleholder China can be upset at the upcoming World Table Tennis Championships in Halmstadt, Sweden. “Maybe we have a much better chance to beat the Chinese team this year than we had in the last five or six years,” the 29-year-old German…

Tomic detractors get millions more reasons to moan
Tomic detractors get millions more reasons to moan

MELBOURNE – Tennis bad boy Bernard Tomic faced a heavy backlash on Monday after boasting “I just count my millions” having failed to qualify for the Australian Open. Once a rising star, the 25-year-old’s ranking has plunged after a car-crash 2017 season in which he admitted he was “bored” and…

Questions about flu drug's safety need answering
Questions about flu drug's safety need answering

CHINESE DOCTORS often give children the immunostimulant pidotimod to fight flu in winter. However, recently several medical experts have pointed out that the effectiveness and safety of pidotimod are still unclear. Southern Metropolis Daily comments: The dry air and low temperatures of winter, mean colds and flu are raging all…

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President Xi Jinping stands between Hou Yunde (left) and Wang Zeshan, who won China’s top science award on Monday for their outstanding contributions to scientific and technological innovation, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.Ju Peng / Xinhua Let’s block ads! (Why?)