Bale joins Real Madrid in world-record transfer

2013-09-02 12:00:49

Gareth Bale will have to find his place within a star-studded Real Madrid line-up quickly because the world's most expensive player is sure to be compared constantly with his new team mate Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Neymar.

Jeremy Lin's campaign of animal protection

2013-08-30 08:37:24

NBA Houston Rockets star Jeremy Lin visits the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province on Aug 29, 2013.

Guo Jingjing gives birth to baby boy

2013-08-27 16:04:41

Retired Olympic diving champion Guo Jingjing has given birth to her first baby with Kenneth Fok Kai-kong, the eldest son of tycoon Timothy Fok, in Hong Kong.

Rockets' Lin keen to work on Howard chemistry

2013-08-25 15:55:11

The Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin says he's looking forward to matching his game with that of newly acquired star Dwight Howard.

Guo Jingjing waits for baby arrival

2013-08-19 15:33:30

Chinese Olympic diver Guo Jingjing will be in Hong Kong to deliver her first baby.

NBA and Yao courting further success

2013-08-20 19:49:39

The 2.26-meter center appreciates the efforts of others that often led to him scoring. Say, a Tracy McGrady pass after a pick-and-roll or Chuck Hayes aggressively fending off opponents for Yao to grab a rebound.

Yao urges return to playing sports for joy

2013-08-20 07:36:52

Former NBA star Yao Ming is urging society to let sport return to its original function of bringing joy to children, as the country debates the recent failure of the Chinese basketball team in the FIBA Asia Championship.

Pistorius to be indicted, trial in early 2014

2013-08-19 10:34:25

Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and the double-amputee Olympian will go on trial in early 2014, about a year after shooting dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Isinbaeva leads harvest day for host Russia

2013-08-14 08:15:02

Russia's "pole vault queen" Elena Isinbaeva ignited the Luzhniki stadium as she claimed her third world title on the fourth day of the 2013 World Championship on Tuesday.

Lee Chong Wei vows to bounce back

2013-08-13 11:19:59

Malaysia's top shuttler Lee Chong Wei on Monday vowed to bounce back despite defeat in the Badminton world championship. Lin wins Olympic final rematch Malaysia supports Lee

Cuba hurdles star Robles to retire

2013-08-13 09:40:19

Dayron Robles, the 2008 Olympic Games 110 metres hurdles champion and former world record holder, will retire from athletics owing to a lack of attention from Cuban sports officials, his coach said on Thursday.

Bolt stormed to men's 100 amid heavy rain

2013-08-12 08:21:22

World record holder Usain Bolt claims the men's 100 world title amid a heavy rain to light up the Luzhniki Stadium at the 2013 World Championships here in Moscow on Sunday.