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Celebrities share Olympic dream for new martial art

A new kind of Chinese martial art called Gong Shou Dao (GSD), drawn from Tai Chi, was unveiled on Wednesday. Its founders — Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group, and action movie star Jet Li — have said their ultimate goal is to make GSD an Olympic sport. Standing on a 1.5-me...

Culture minister to visit N.Y. for Olympic Truce, PyeongChang Olympics promotion

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Yonhap) -- Culture Minister Do Jong-hwan will leave for New York on Saturday to attend the United Nations General Assembly to adopt the Olympic Truce, the ministry said Friday. While in the U.S., the minister will be engaged in a slew of promotional activities fo...

Golovkin vs Canelo: Gennady Golovkin reveals the truth about 'much better' twin Max

Max Golovkin was Kazakhstan's best boxer but now resides in twin Gennady's shadow. So what happened? The most talented Golovkin would not fight at the Olympic Games, the struggling family decided. Gold medals were of little value down the coal mines where the Kazakh house...

Ogun plans to honour Anthony Joshua

The Ogun State Government  has revealed that it has  plans to honour  new world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. Joshua defeated veteran Wladimir Klitschko  at Wembley  in London on Saturday, knocking out the Ukrainian in  the 11th round. The bout was watched by 90,00...

Once Rejected by Nigeria, How Anthony Joshua Became Champion of the World

The new IBF and WBA heavyweight champion of the world, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, could have fought Vladimir Klitschko, as world boxing champion, under the green white green banner of Nigeria rath...

How Nigeria rejection led to Joshua's rise to stardom

There, on Saturday night, could have been Anthony Joshua fighting Wladimir Klitschko, as world boxing champion, under the green white green banner of Nigeria rather than the Union Jack.There, but...

Neymar: This player will be the next Neymar

Neymar: This player will be the next Neymar NEYMAR reckons Manchester City ace Gabriel Jesus could be ... the new Neymar. ...

Will video games ever be an Olympic sport? (We hope not.)

Competitive video gaming, known as eSports, will become a medal event at the 2022 Asian Games, a landmark decision that begins the very-long process of paving the way for the activity’s inclusi...

For Fiji, ever Fiji - Fiji Times Online

REIGNING Hong Kong 7s champion Fiji needed to win on Sunday night for the people of Fiji, says coach Gareth Baber. Baber, who took over as the Vodafone Fiji 7s coach at the end of January, said ...

International Olympic Committee expresses regret over NHL’s Olympic no-show

AARHUS, Denmark — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed regret that the world’s best ice hockey players will miss next year’s Winter Games after the National Hockey League...

NHL stars won't shine at Pyeongchang Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee says its disappointed but not surprised by the National Hockey League’s decision to pull out of next year’s Winter Games. Home to the world’s best ice h...

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