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World’s second tallest building tops out in China


Work on the main structure of the world’s second tallest skyscraper was completed on Saturday, as the final beam was placed on the Shanghai Tower.

More than 10 dead as record heatwave hits Shanghai

More than 10 people have died in China’s commercial hub Shanghai, a local health official said Wednesday as the city swelters in its highest temperatures for at least 140 years.

Volkswagen to recall almost 385,000 China vehicles


German auto giant Volkswagen will recall 384,181 vehicles in China over gearbox defects, it said today after state television criticised it over the issue.

China falls for Onion hoax on Kim


North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been named 2012's 'Sexiest Man Alive', China's Communist Party newspaper proclaimed Tuesday after treating a spoof award by satirical US website The Onion as genuin

Hanson beats McIlroy to Shanghai title

Sweden's Peter Hanson won the BMW Masters on Sunday for his second European Tour victory of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 to hold off Ryder Cup teammate Rory McIlroy by a stroke.

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Karun and team finish second in class in world endurance


India’s Karun Chandhok and his JRM Racing team finished the final race of their first season in the FIA World Endurance Championship, the Six Hours of Shanghai, second in the privateers’ class and fif

Hanson and McIlroy set for final-day duel in China


Ryder Cup teammates Rory McIlroy and Peter Hanson remained ahead of the pack Saturday in tricky conditions at Lake Malaren Golf Club to set up a final round duel in the $7 million BMW Masters.


McIlroy chases Donald feat in Shanghai

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World number one Rory McIlroy is banking on a strong showing at China's BMW Masters as he bids to match Luke Donald's historic end-of-year achievement in topping the money lists on both sides of the A

McIlroy tries to play down $250mn Nike deal rumour

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World number one Rory McIlroy on Tuesday attempted to brush aside growing speculation in that he is about to sign a multi-million deal to join Tiger Woods in the Nike stable.

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'Shanghai win will help me in the race for No.1 spot," Djokovic


As a vintage season in which the "Big Four" of men's tennis have shared the major prizes enters its final weeks, Novak Djokovic is chasing an honour that would set him apart -- year-end number one.


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