Profile of Liu Xiang

2015-04-07 18:14:09

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.

Liu Xiang expected to announce retirement on Tuesday

2015-04-07 06:49:07

Despite a setback-plagued career hampered by injury, former Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang remains a groundbreaking figure for Chinese sports.

Lessons must be learned from Liu's retirement

2015-04-07 13:40:25

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.

Why hurdler Liu Xiang choose to retire now?

2015-04-06 11:46:21

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 athletics star Liu Xiang to retire in April

2015-04-04 08:27:32

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.

Former world champion Liu Xiang set to retire: report

2015-04-03 15:34:07

China's former Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang plans to announcement his retirement next week following nagging injuries.

Legendary maxi trimaran IDEC named 'Qingdao China'

2015-03-31 16:41:57

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.

Fernandez, Tuktamysheva take golds at figure skating worlds

2015-03-30 10:20:59

Javier Fernandez is used to breaking barriers as a figure skater from Spain, a country without a long winter sports tradition.

Russia's Tuktamysheva wins ladies at ISU figure skating worlds

2015-03-30 11:21:43

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia dominated the free skate and won the ladies title at the ISU Figure Skating World Championships here on Saturday.

Kane scores on debut as England thrash Lithuania

2015-03-28 14:43:49

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.

Legends get ready for the sevens at HK stadium

2015-03-27 11:07:41

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.

Ex-NBA player who made $66 million now Columbia student with a 3.8 GPA

2015-03-27 10:07:07

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.