• Typhoon heads for south China; tens of thousands evacuated

    BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in China and the Philippines said Monday that a typhoon that tore through the northern Philippines before roaring ashore in southern China has killed at least nine people and left dozens of fishermen missing.

  • Jin Cheng wins weather-shortened Asia-Pacific Amateur

    HONG KONG (AP) — Third-round leader Jin Cheng of China won the Asia-Pacific Amateur golf championship on Sunday when heavy rain and high winds forced the cancellation of the fourth round at Clearwater Bay.

  • Ivanovic beats Dellacqua to reach 2nd round at China Open

    BEIJING (AP) — Sixth-seeded Ana Ivanovic beat Casey Dellacqua of Australia 6-4, 6-0 Saturday to advance to the second round of the China Open.

  • China's Guo Ailun, white, guards Jayson William of the Philippines, blue, in the final of the FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha in south China's Hunan province Saturday Oct. 3, 2015. China won 78-67. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT

    China beats Philippines 78-67 to win FIBA Asia title

    CHANGSHA, China (AP) — Yi Jianlian combined with youngsters Guo Ailun and Zhou Qi to lead China to a 78-67 win over the Philippines in the FIBA Asia basketball final on Saturday, helping the host nation secure an Olympic slot and finish the continental tournament unbeaten.

  • Rain washes out Shenzhen Open semifinals

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Persistent rain has washed out the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open on Saturday.

  • Venus Williams wins Wuhan Open, Muguruza retires in 2nd set

    WUHAN, China (AP) — Venus Williams won the Wuhan Open on Saturday when her Spanish opponent and fifth-seeded Garbine Muguruza retired with a left ankle injury while trailing 6-3, 3-0.

  • Jin leads by 1 into final round of Asia-Pacific Amateur

    HONG KONG (AP) — Jin Cheng of China pitched to a half-foot on the par-5 18th and made birdie for a 1-under 69 to take a one-stroke lead over two Australians after three rounds of the Asia-Pacific Amateur on Saturday.

  • Berdych marches into Shenzhen Open semifinals

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Top-seeded Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic defeated countryman Jiri Vesely 6-3, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of Shenzhen Open on Friday.

  • Venus Williams beats Vinci to reach final of Wuhan Open

    WUHAN, China (AP) — Venus Williams did what her sister Serena couldn’t do, beating Roberta Vinci on Friday after saving a match point in the semifinals of the Wuhan Open.

  • Jin Cheng maintains 2-stroke lead at Asia-Pacific Amateur

    HONG KONG (AP) — First-round leader Jin Cheng of China maintained a two-stroke lead at the Asia-Pacific Amateur on Friday after a 2-under 68 in the second round at Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club.