Posts Tagged Greater China

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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Can tennis keep its Chinese fans after Li Na?

Retired defending champion of Australian Open tennis championship, Li Na of China, speaks at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.  (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With Li Na in retirement and not defending her title at the Australian Open, there are far fewer Chinese flags and fans with red-and-yellow-streaked faces in the stands at Melbourne Park.

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New baseball tournament for top 12 national teams announced

TOKYO (AP) — In a boost for baseball’s bid for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan will co-host a new international baseball tournament this year.

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