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Hong Kong, Shanghai return to lead most Asia markets higher

Hong Kong and Shanghai investors returned from public holidays with healthy gains Wednesday, leading a broad advance across Asian markets after forecast-beating Chinese factory data lifted hopes for the world's number two economy.

Hulk flexes muscles in all-Chinese clash

Brazilian forward Hulk scored one goal and set up another as Shanghai SIPG won a megabucks all-Chinese clash 2-1 against Jiangsu Suning in the AFC Champions League's last 16 on Wednesday.

Elaine Thompson blazes to year's fastest 100m

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson clocked the fastest 100m of the season at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday to bolster her claim as sprint favourite for this year's world championships.

Chopstick tips as Aussie rules takes on China

Australia's biggest spectator sport, Aussie rules football, will attempt to win fans in China this weekend when Port Adelaide Power and the Gold Coast Suns play a "historic" competitive game in Shanghai.

Hulk denies punch, says «I like Chinese people»

Shanghai SIPG's Brazilian striker Hulk insisted he likes and respects «all of the Chinese people» as he rejected claims of a racially motivated assault on an assistant coach in the Chinese Super League.

Tevez defends Disney jaunt that angered fans

Carlos Tevez, the world's highest-paid footballer, has defended his visit to Disneyland while missing a game for Shanghai Shenhua due to injury, and appeared to scotch rumours of an imminent return to Argentina's Boca Juniors.

Automakers see promise in China car-sharing

Unable to afford a car, Shanghai university student Long Yi faces a lengthy, expensive commute across his vast city but has found a solution in the car-sharing schemes quickly gaining momentum in China.

Showtime in Shanghai as automakers race for China edge

Global automakers unveiled new SUVs, electric vehicles, and futuristic concept cars at the Shanghai Auto Show on Wednesday, racing for an edge in the world´s biggest auto market as growth slows after years of frenzied sales.

Chinese fans fume as injured Tevez visits Disneyland

The world's highest-paid footballer, Carlos Tevez, has come under fire from Shanghai Shenhua supporters after being spotted at Disneyland the same day he missed an important match due to injury.

Alonso «like an animal» in Shanghai

Former world champion Fernando Alonso credited divine intervention after driving "like an animal" in Saturday's qualifying in China amid rumours of a...

Ripping yarn tells tale of Djokovic in crisis

Novak Djokovic's problems came to an explosive head at the Shanghai Masters and the Serb now faces being knocked off world number one if he can't find a quick solution.

Truce in «currency war», but will it last?

A truce appears to have emerged in the undeclared global «currency war», but analysts question whether central banks have really given up manipulating exchange rates to prop up their economies.

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