Cahill leaves NY Red Bulls, joins Shanghai Shenhua

2015-02-03 14:52:57

Australian premiere football veteran Tim Cahill said on Tuesday to leave the New York Red Bulls and join Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League.

China's Olympic hurdler Liu Xiang eyes championship

2015-02-02 08:55:59

China's Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang is still training in the hope of competing at the 2015 IAAF World Championships despite the long absence from the track.

Winners of China CCTV Sports Personality Awards of Year 2014

2015-02-02 08:43:30

The award winners of the China's Central Television (CCTV) Sports Personality of the Year 2014 announced on Sunday.

Economic woes force Russia's Olympic hopefuls to stay home

2015-01-30 19:59:41

Russian athletes will have to scale back their training plans for next year's Olympics in Brazil because of the country's economic crisis, deputy sports minister Yuri Nagornykh said on Friday.

Swimmer Sun Yang shut out of local top 10 voting

2015-01-22 21:57:34

Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang was shut out of a top 10 athletes voting by the Southeast Chinese province of Zhejiang on Thursday.

A tale of two Super Bowl-bound cities

2015-01-21 19:08:16

New England has the Boston Tea Party and cream pie, Seattle has Starbucks and marijuana but only one will be crowned Super Bowl champions after an East Coast versus West Coast clash of teams as different as the cities they represent.

Federer claims 1,000th career win in Brisbane final

2015-01-11 20:09:02

Roger Federer beat Milos Raonic in an enthralling final at the Brisbane International on Sunday to register his 1,000 ATP career win.

Asian Cup: Yu Hai scores in China's 1-0 win over Saudis

2015-01-10 19:36:42

China made the perfect start to their 2015 Asian Cup campaign, holding on for a pivotal 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Brisbane.

Super Dan looks to third Olympic title in Rio

2015-01-08 09:54:56

Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan said on Wednesday that he aimed to win a third straight Olympic title in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

Land Rover supports youth rugby in China

2014-12-18 11:06:07

Rugby's most prestigious prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, was in Shanghai for two days as part of the Rugby World Cup trophy tour. The famous trophy's appearance at the Shanghai Rugby Football Club was backed by British car manufacturer Land Rover. The car brand is a worldwide partner of the 2015 Rugby World Cup and a driving force behind the increase in popularity of rugby among young people in China.

CFA nominate a Canadian to manage referees

2015-01-08 02:10:14

Liu Hu, also known as Tiger Liu, will be in charge of managing and training referees for the professional soccer leagues in China.

Polish rider dies during Dakar rally

2015-01-07 17:06:50

Polish motorcycle rider Michal Hernik died on Tuesday while racing in the Dakar Rally in Argentina, organisers said in a statement.