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  1. Victories by Robredo, Ferrero give China Open a Spanish tone

    Tommy Robredo defeated Spanish countryman Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-4, 7-5 in the first round, and the former top-ranked Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain beat Alexandre Kudryavtsev of Russia 6-4, 6-3.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2008
  2. Kerri Walsh wins record 47th World Tour title

    Three-time Olympic champion Kerri Walsh won her record 47th FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour title Sunday, teaming with April Ross to beat Brazil's Juliana Felisberta Silva and Maria Antonelli 21-11, 21-18 in the Fuzhou Open final.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2014
  3. WTA-ranked tennis players Li Na and Peng Shuai launch new policy ...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Shaun Assael writes that Li Na and Peng Shuai have launched a tennis craze in China. But by challenging the communist sports machine, they've also forced the next generation to choose sides.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  4. Hsieh Su-wei turns back Laura Robson to win Guangzhou Open title

    Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan scored beat Laura Robson of Britain 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 Saturday to win the Guangzhou Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2012
  5. Uni Watch's 2012 Olympics sportacular!

    Paul Lukas

    After a seemingly endless buildup, the London Olympics are finally set to open on Friday. By now you've heard that the Americans' Skippy-and-Muffy uniforms for the opening ceremonies were made in China, you've heard about all the crazy branding contr...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  6. Heat affects 25K races at open water worlds

    Unsafe water temperatures created chaos in the 25-kilometer races at the open water world championships, forcing most of the American team to withdraw and one swimmer to accuse organizers of acting irresponsibly for allowing the events to be held.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  7. United States wins gold in open water team event at worlds

    The United States won the new 5-kilometer open water team event at the world aquatic championships on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  8. U.S. captures gold in 5-kilometer open water team event at world ...

    The United States won the 5-kilometer open water team event at the world aquatic championships on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  9. Spyros Gianniotis wins 10K open water race at worlds

    Spyros Gianniotis of Greece overtook defending champion Thomas Lurz of Germany down the stretch to win the men's 10-kilometer open water swimming race at the world championships on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  10. Keri-Anne Payne of Britain wins gold in 10k at open water worlds

    Keri-Anne Payne of Britain won the gold medal in women's 10-kilometer open water swimming at the world championships on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  11. China, Asia celebrate Li Na's win at French Open

    Li Na's landmark French Open victory sparked celebrations and recognition throughout Asia on Sunday, while China's state media told its athletes to learn from her as they prepare for the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  12. Qin Kai wins 1-meter springboard gold at worlds

    Qin Kai and Zhang Xinhua of China swept the top two places in 1-meter springboard diving to open the swimming world championships on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2009
  13. Damien Cox: Canada's Olympic expectations will spill over beyond ...

    Damien Cox

    Few countries, if any, have the connection Canada has with the sport of hockey. Which is why the expectations of its Olympic teams will spill over beyond obsession.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2009
  14. U.S. diplomat criticizes China, seeks Olympic protesters' release...

    Washington's top Chinese diplomat pressed Beijing to immediately free foreign activists jailed for protesting during the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2008
  15. Van der Weijden takes gold in inaugural men's 10K swim

    Maarten van der Weijden of the Netherlands has won the inaugural men's 10-kilometer open water swim marathon at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2008
  16. Nadal has an arduous task ahead to complete a dream season

    Sandra Harwitt

    From the Golden Boy, Rafael Nadal, to Elena Dementieva, the Beijing stars have plenty of reasons to be exultant. But we can only surmise how that success will carry over to the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2008