• Siniakova beats top-20 player for 6th time in 2017 in Wuhan

    WUHAN, China (AP) — Katerina Siniakova beat a top-20 player for the sixth time this year when she ousted Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-3, 6-2 in the first round of the Wuhan Open on Sunday.

  • Kings beat Canucks 4-3 after shootout in China

    BEIJING (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in penalties to win both of the NHL’s first preseason games in China.

  • World wonders could NKorea fire nuclear missile over Japan

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Will North Korea’s next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? That’s a question being asked after North Korea’s foreign minister said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.

  • China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

    BEIJING (AP) — China announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang’s last ally.

  • Trump piles on new economic sanctions against North Korea

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has added economic sanctions to his fiery military threats against North Korea, and renewed his rhetorical offensive against Kim Jong Un on Friday, calling the reclusive leader “obviously a madman.”

  • Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard” and hinting at frightening new weapons tests.

  • Camp time! Warriors, Wolves prepare to open training camp

    The Golden State Warriors were the last team standing when the NBA season closed in June. Thanks to a preseason trip to China, they are one of the first teams to get going this season as the league gets up and rolling again.

  • Trump vows more sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear buildup

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea on Thursday, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans’ nuclear weapons advances. Its leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare statement, branding Trump as “deranged” and warning he will “pay dearly” for his threat to “totally destroy” the North if it attacks.

  • In Shanghai, LA Kings win 1st NHL preseason game in China

    SHANGHAI (AP) — A golden dragon was held aloft on poles by skaters. Kobe Bryant appeared on video. NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about.

  • NHL hoping to make inroads in China with preseason games

    SHANGHAI (AP) — As the Vancouver Canucks held their first practice in Shanghai before their exhibition game with the Los Angeles Kings, a dense fog settled over the ice. The humidity in the arena was high and the players could barely see the puck.