Posts Tagged Asia

Lin beats Vinci in 1st round of Guangzhou Open

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — Lin Zhu of China advanced to the second round of the Guangzhou Open by beating sixth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-3, 7-6 (7) Monday.

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Anelka says he is joining Mumbai City in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Former France striker Nicolas Anelka says he is joining Mumbai City FC in the new Indian Super League.

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Lisicki wins Hong Kong Open

HONG KONG (AP) — Sabine Lisicki won her first WTA title in three years by defeating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the Hong Kong Open on Sunday.

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Incheon touts Asian Games amid worries over costs

A worker carries trees for landscaping work outside of the main stadium for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, west of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. As the port city of Incheon prepares to host the Asian Games this month, some are worried about what happens when the party leaves town. Aside from looming potential debt, the Sept. 19-Oct. 4 games will also double as an expensive rehearsal for the 2018 Winter Olympics at the ski resort town of Pyeongchang. Incheon could either be a model for Pyeongchang or a cautionary tale. Nearly 10,000 athletes will compete in 42 sports. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As the port city of Incheon prepares to host the Asian Games, some are worried about what happens when the party leaves town.

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Kim leads Webb by 1 shot at Evian after 3 rounds

Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea watches the flight of her ball on the second hole during the third round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — South Korean teenager Hyo-Joo Kim emerged from a third round riddled with errors by contenders to lead the Evian Championship by a stroke on Saturday and in sight of her first major.

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