Posts Tagged Greater China

Krueger wins men’s 1,000 at Ohno Invitational

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — John-Henry Krueger won the men’s 1,000-meter race and China’s Fan Kexin dominated the women’s competition at the Apolo Ohno Invitational on Friday night.

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Pacquiao in need of signature win against Algieri

In this Nov. 18, 2014 photo, Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao, right, trains at the Cotai Arena Gym of the Venetian Resort and Casino in Macau. Pacquiao and Chris Algieri of the United States are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Sunday, Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Team Pacquiao, Mike Young) EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO SALES

MACAU (AP) — Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez.

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Machida, Wagner look to clinch spots for GP Final

Silver medalist Russia's Anna Pogorilaya performs during Exhibition Program at the Cup of Russia ISU Grand Prix figure skating event in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

BORDEAUX, France (AP) — World championships runner-up Tatsuki Machida of Japan and Ashley Wagner of the United States hope to clinch spots for the Grand Prix Final when they compete at the Trophee Bompard, which starts Friday.

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Algieri hopes to be Rocky story against Pacquiao

In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, left, of the Philippines, and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of United States, right, pose for photographers during a news conference in Macau. the boxers are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

MACAU (AP) — No one questions Chris Algieri’s toughness, not after he got up from two first round knockdowns and fought half-blinded the rest of the way to somehow pull out a decision win in his June title fight with the feared Ruslan Provodnikov.

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