Li Na reaches last eight without play

2013-06-20 06:28:33

China's Li Na advanced to the quarter-finals of the Eastbourne International tennis tournament on Wednesday as her French opponent Marion Bartoli pulled out due to a viral infection.

Beckham back in Beijing

2013-06-18 02:26:24

The Chinese soccer team's 5-1 defeat to Thailand on Saturday may have broken fans' hearts but the reappearance of David Beckham in Beijing probably eased some of the pain.

Miami's Bosh fined $5,000 for Finals flop

2013-06-15 09:50:03

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh was fined $5,000 by the National Basketball Association (NBA) on Friday for violating the league's anti-flopping policy during the Finals.

Kidd returns to Nets, this time as head coach

2013-06-14 07:42:08

The Brooklyn Nets hired Jason Kidd as their coach Wednesday, bringing the former star back to the franchise he led to its greatest NBA success.

Barca star Leo Messi denies tax evasion charges

2013-06-13 14:44:53

FC Barcelona star Leo Messi has expressed his surprise at Wednesday's news that he has been accused of tax evasion.

Bolt loses to Gatlin in Rome

2013-06-07 17:07:39

Reigning world and Olympic champion Usain Bolt lost by a hundredth of a second to American Justin Gatlin in the 100-meter dash at the Golden Gala meet on Thursday night.

Sharapova survives bagel

2013-06-06 09:56:24

The last time Maria Sharapova dropped the opening set of a match 6-0, an Olympic dream was trampled. But not this time at French Open

Liu Xiang to return home in August

2013-06-03 19:41:53

Star hurdler Liu Xiang, who has been undergoing treatment for injury in the United States, is expected to return home in August.

Neymar: 'To play with Messi is a dream come true'

2013-05-27 10:38:33

Brazil striker Neymar on Sunday bid farewell to Santos in the club's 0-0 draw against Flamengo in Brasilia.

Lochte says Phelps will be back for Rio Games

2013-05-23 09:39:46

US Olympic swimming star Ryan Lochte said Wednesday he has no doubt superstar Michael Phelps will end his retirement and return to the pool for another shot at Olympic glory at the 2016 Rio Games.

Neymar to join Barcelona in July, says report

2013-05-22 11:09:33

Neymar has agreed in principle to join Barcelona on July 1, according to Brazilian daily O Globo.

Cheers, David, it's been a kick

2013-05-18 11:04:35

David Beckham announced on Thursday that he is to retire after a glittering 20-year playing career in which he became one of the most widely recognized figures in world sport.