China's top track and field star, Liu Xiang, officially announced his retirement on Tuesday through his Weibo account after being sidelined for more than two years in rehabilitation of an ankle surgery.
Despite a setback-plagued career hampered by injury, former Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang remains a groundbreaking figure for Chinese sports.
I hope China learns from its handling of a favorite athlete and sports at large – showing tolerance of failure and paying attention to other athletes.
China's Olympic 110m hurdles gold medallist and former world record holder Liu Xiang is to announce his retirement on Tuesday, April 7.
China's top track and field star Liu Xiang is going to announce his retirement this month after being sidelined for more than two years in rehabilitation of an ankle surgery.
China's former Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang plans to announcement his retirement next week following nagging injuries.
Chinese skipper Guo Chuan, who holds the world solo circumnavigation record of Class 40 monohul, renamed his recently acquired IDEC Trimaran as "Qingdao China" at La Trinite sur Mer, France on Monday.
Javier Fernandez is used to breaking barriers as a figure skater from Spain, a country without a long winter sports tradition.
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia dominated the free skate and won the ladies title at the ISU Figure Skating World Championships here on Saturday.
England's Harry Kane scored on his debut less than two minutes after coming on as they brushed Lithuania aside 4-0 at Wembley on Friday to maintain their grip at the top of the Euro 2016 qualifying Group E standings.
The most capped international rugby player in history, Brian O’Driscoll, joined fellow HSBC Ambassadors - Waisale Serevi, George Gregan, Jonathan Davies and Gavin Hastings today at the iconic Hong Kong Stadium ahead of this weekend's Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.
Andrew Keh of the New York Times recently caught up with the 6'11" Murphy, who is now a full-time student at Columbia University nearing a degree in sociology.