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  • Lin Dan powers to semis in China

    BEIJING: Badminton star Lin Dan beat his South Korean opponent at the quarter-finals of the Asian Badminton Championship in China on Friday, setting up a semi-final with Malaysian rival Lee Chong Wei...

  • Lin Dan cruises into All-England quarters

    BIRMINGHAM: Lin Dan, twice an Olympic men’s singles gold medallist, pulled the overdrive gear to escape from danger and accelerate into the quarter-finals of the All-England Open championships on Thursday...

    Results (x denotes seeding):Men’s:Second round: Tian Houwei (CHN x8) bt Sameer Verma (IND) bt 10-21, 21-12, 21-19; Lin Dan (CHN x5) bt Sho Sasaki (JPN) 20-22, 21-6, 21-8; Jan Jorgensen (DEN x3) bt Ng Ka Long (HKG) 21-13,...

  • Badminton should seek global reach: Lin Dan

    SINGAPORE: Badminton can do more to become a global sport by allowing tournaments to be played outside the sport’s traditional Asian bastions, two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan said on Tuesday...

    Nicknamed “Super Dan” in 2004, by now-retired Danish star Peter Gade, the Chinese shuttler remains the only singles player to have scooped all nine major badminton titles on top of two Olympic golds...

  • Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director

    President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday formally announced former Indiana Senator Dan Coats as his pick for US director of national intelligence...

    "Dan has clearly demonstrated the deep subject matter expertise and sound judgement required to lead our intelligence community," Trump said in a statement...

  • Legendary Lin Dan announces retirement

    SHANGHAI: China’s two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan, arguably the greatest badminton player of all time, announced his retirement on Saturday aged 36...

    He earned the nickname “Super Dan” at the peak of his career...

  • NBA eyes India as part of global drive

    NEW YORK: The NBA is forging ahead with plans for world domination, hoping that India will be the next Asian power to be seduced by hoop dreams after already captivating China...

    The landmark appearance of Sim Bhullar for the Sacramento Kings last month, the first player of Indian descent to score in the NBA, gave a fresh jolt to the league's bid to win over the cricket-mad nation of 1...

  • Satnam Singh becomes first Indian to make it to NBA

    NEW DELHI: India's Satnam Singh Bhamara is hoping his historic selection in the NBA will kickstart a basketball boom in his cricket-obsessed home country...

    The 19-year-old centre admitted he was incredibly nervous in the run up to the NBA Draft, which saw him become the first India-born selection when he was chosen by the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday...

  • US NBA stars tested by Aussies in 98-88 win

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 as the United States team of NBA stars rallied in the second half to escape upset-minded Australia 98-88 at the Rio Olympics...

    ”The Australians, ousted by the Americans in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic quarter-finals, have four players who won NBA titles and had talked of pulling off an upset...

  • Rockets, Lakers outshine rivals in NBA fixtures

    After three preseason games, Harden has three points-assists double-doubles the most recent one Sunday in Shanghai, when he had 26 points and 15 assists to help the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-117 in an NBA Global Games matchup...

    They’ll be seeing even more NBA in China this season...

  • LeBron James carries Cavaliers into NBA finals

    The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 87-79 on Sunday in game seven of their Eastern Conference championship series to reach their fourth straight NBA finals...

    LeBron James scored 35 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists as he booked his place in his eighth straight NBA finals and raised his record to 6-2 in game sevens...

  • NBA-No high-fives with fans, only fist-bumps, players told as virus precaution

    NBA players should fist-bump with fans instead of high-fiving them and avoid taking items to autograph, the league told teams in a memo listing short-term recommendations to limit the spread of the coronavirus...

    “The NBA and the Players Association will continue to work with leading experts and team physicians to provide up-to-date information and recommended practices that should be followed to prevent the spread of the...

  • Japanese reporter died in 2013 after 159 hours of overtime

    NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013, reportedly clutching her mobile phone...

    Sato covered Tokyo assembly elections for the broadcaster in June 2013 and an upper-house vote for the national parliament the following month...

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