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NBA in expanded digital partnership with China’s Tencent

BEIJING (AP) — The National Basketball Association is forming its largest international digital partnership through an expansion of its arrangements with Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd., the league said Friday.

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Meet Coco: potentially China’s next Li Na

China’s Xu Shilin, with playing partner Australia’s Sara Tomic, serves as they play Czech Republic’s Miriam Kolodziejova and Marketa Vondrousova during junior girls' doubles semifinal at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Xu, who just turned 17 and goes by the English name Coco, was the first Chinese girl to be No. 1 in the world junior rankings and won the gold medal at the Youth Olympic Games last year. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — China has begun its search for the next Li Na, and one of the juniors with the talent to replace the country’s two-time Grand Slam champion may speak better English than she does Chinese.

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Meet Coco: China’s next Li Na

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — China has begun its search for the next Li Na, and one of the juniors with the talent to replace the country’s two-time Grand Slam champion may speak better English than she does Chinese.

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Dongfeng wins 3rd leg of Volvo Ocean Race

SANYA, China (AP) — Dongfeng Race Team, led by French skipper Charles Caudrelier, claimed a slice of Volvo Ocean Race history Tuesday when it became the Chinese entry to win a leg of offshore sailing’s most prestigious event.

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China hopes hang by thread as Volvo Ocean Race pack closes

SANYA, China (AP) — Dongfeng Race Team’s hopes of becoming the first Chinese entry to win a leg in the Volvo Ocean Race were hanging by a thread Sunday.

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