GUANGZHOU

  • Monica Niculescu beats Alize Cornet to win Guangzhou Open September 20, 2014

    Romania's Monica Niculescu took advantage of a dozen doublefaults by Alize Cornet to beat the Frenchwoman 64, 60 to win the Guangzhou Open on Saturday. The No. 60ranked Niculescu captured the second WTA Tour title of her career, following her win in Florianopolis last year. The Romanian didn't drop a set all...
  • Surviving seed Cornet into Guangzhou Open quarters September 18, 2014

    Sole surviving seed Alize Cornet of France beat 2009 champion Shahar Peer of Israel 36, 75, 61 in the second round of the Guangzhou Open on Wednesday. No. 2 Cornet overcame nine double faults and seven service breaks. The only seed to reach the second round, she next meets Taiwanese wild...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 17, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle September 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou September 17, 2014

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Lin upsets Vinci in first round of Guangzhou Open September 16, 2014

    Guangzhou: Lin Zhu of China advanced to the second round of the Guangzhou Open by beating sixthseeded Roberta Vinci of Italy 63, 76 (7) Monday. Shahar Peer of Israel, the 2009 champion, also advanced. She defeated Pauline Parmentier of France 76 (8), 63 and will meet secondseeded Alize Cornet of France....
  • An elevator that can zip you from the first floor to the 95th in 43 seconds at 72 km per hour! April 26, 2014

    London: Forget the world's tallest skyscraper Burj Khalifa in Dubai. This elevator in China will take you to the 95th floor in flat 43 seconds! Japanese multinational Hitachi is building two elevators in a 111floor new skyscraper in Guangzhou, southern China that can zip from the first floor to the 95th...
  • Bayern make light work of Guangzhou at Club World Cup December 18, 2013

    Munich: Bayern Munich made predictably light work of Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande, dispatching the Chinese side 30 in their Club World Cup semifinal and hitting the woodwork five times on Tuesday. Guangzhou, coached by Italy World Cup winner Marcello Lippi, held out for 40 minutes, gifted the European champions two soft...
  • PV Sindhu elated after making history in BWF World Championships August 12, 2013

    Shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu was pleased with her overall performance despite going down to Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon 2110, 213 in the semifinal of the BWF World Championships in Guangzhou, China on Saturday. Sindhu had already scripted history when she upset former world No. 1 Wang Shixian of China 2118, 2116 in...
  • As it happened: PV Sindhu in World Badminton Championship semis August 10, 2013

    13:39 PV Sindhu has to settle with a Bronze medal at BWF World Championships 2013 as he loses her semifinal match against Thailand's Ratchanok 1021, 1321. 13:36 Good drop point by Thai. Sindhu has no answer to her. She would have hoped to give better fight than this. 1117. 13:33 Sindhu...
  • Saina, Kashyap exit at quarterfinal stage of World Badminton C'ships August 9, 2013

    Guangzhou: India's hopes of a historic medal tally at the BWF World Championships took a beating on Friday with Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap both exiting at the quarterfinal stage. Saina was beaten 2321, 219 by South Korean Yeon Ju Bae, who has been seeded 13th in the event, while...
  • Saina Nehwal gets easy draw in World Championships July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medal winning shuttler Saina Nehwal has been handed a relatively easy draw in the women's singles section at the upcoming World Badminton Championships, scheduled to be held in Guangzhou from August 5 to 11. World No. 3 Saina has got a bye in the first round and...
  • SpiceJet set to make China debut January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Expanding its international network, nofrill carrier SpiceJet is set to make its debut in the Chinese sky with the launch of its service from Delhi to southern China's Guangzhou city from February. SpiceJet would fly on GuangzhouDelhi route four days a week and commercial flights on this route...
  • China opens world's longest fast train line December 26, 2012

    Beijing: China on December 26 opened the world's longest highspeed rail line that more than halves the time required to travel from the country's capital in the north to Guangzhou, an economic hub in southern China. The opening of the 2,298 kilometer (1,428 mile)line was commemorated by the 9 am...
  • Jackie Chan in trouble for bragging about his guns December 19, 2012

    Beijing: Hollywood superstar Jackie Chan has landed in trouble over his remarks that he carried guns and grenades in the past for personal protection from gangsters as police wants to investigate his claims and verify his gun licenses. Cops say that they plan to follow up on the claims made by...
  • Mumbai: Limit the number of cars you buy? August 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Traffic congestion, everincreasing pollution and lack of parking spaceMumbais traffic problems are endless. From widening roads to encouraging people to use public transport, experts and analysts have numerous suggestions to improve the citys traffic situation. A media report said that in Guangzhou, one of the largest cities in China,...
  • In pics: Asian Games Day 13 November 25, 2010

    Paula Cristina Pereira Carion lands a kick on Gaukhar Chaikuzova during their women's +68 kg karate bronze medal match. (AP Photo)Afghanistan team members celebrate after winning their match against Pakistan. (AP Photo)
Iran's Ahmadreza Talebian celebrates after winning the men's single kayak 1000 meter race at the 16th Asian Games. (AP Photo)
  • JK girl to sing at Asiad closing ceremony November 20, 2010

    Jammu: India will be well represented in true Bollywood style at the closing ceremony of the Asian Games in Guangzhou. Forget the stapled visa row, forget diplomatic sparring over Tawang as the honour of representing India will go to an artiste from Jammu and Kashmir. With a flavour of Bollywood and Chinese...
  • MK Kaushik back as Indian men's hockey coach September 17, 2008

    New Delhi: Maharaj Krishan Kaushik is back as the coach of Indian men's hockey team. Harinder Singh, Ramandeep Singh and Romeo James have been named as Kaushik's assistants while AK Bansal has been appointed coach of the junior team. Kaushik will be in charge of the team till the 2010 Guangzhou...
  • Manchester United arrive in Guangzhou July 26, 2007

    New Delhi: Manchester United were met by a posse of dedicated fans as they arrived in Guangzhou on Wednesday evening for the latest stage of their Far East tour. Fans travelled to the southwestern city and crowded outside the team's hotel armed with banners to wait for their arrival and seek...
  • Asian Games end with Arabian tales December 16, 2006

    Doha: A poignant cultural extravaganza depicting the enchanting Arabic stories of genies and sultans complete with breathtaking visual effects and spectacular fireworks brought the curtains down on the XVth Asian Games in Doha on Friday night. The President of the Olympic Council of Asia Sheik Ahmad AlFahad AlSabah formally declared the...