Call me CPPCC member Yao Ming

2013-03-13 11:36:28

Former NBA basketball player Yao Ming (C), who is a member CPPCC, lines to enter the Great Hall of the People for a plenary session in Beijing

Teenaged Olympic athlete Douglas to publish second memoir

2013-03-13 09:54:39

Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas, not yet 18, will publish her second memoir next month, publisher Zondervan said on Tuesday.

Lin Dan: sport more than medals

2013-03-12 13:30:30

Reigning Olympic and world badminton champion Lin Dan believes sport always means more than just competing and medals.

Third Laureus Award for Bolt

2013-03-12 11:41:58

Jamaican star sprinter Usain Bolt was named Sportsman of the Year for the third time at the Laureus Sports Awards here on Monday, while Britain's heptathlete Jessica Ennis was chosen as the Sportswoman of the Year.

Phelps rules out Rio Olympic comeback

2013-03-12 09:28:36

Legendary swimmer Michael Phelps has ruled out the possibility of competing at the Rio 2016 Olympics, saying he is "happier" in retirement.

Female sporting heroes at two sessions

2013-03-08 13:45:01

Deng Yaping answers questions from journalists during the National People's Congress (NPC) on March 3, 2010. Deng served one session of the NPC and three terms of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Ballack to host farewell game

2013-03-08 09:58:47

Former Germany captain Michael Ballack will host international and club team mates in a June 5 game in Leipzig to celebrate belatedly the end of his playing career, he said on Thursday.

Sun reunites with coach after 'break-up'

2013-03-05 08:47:04

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang (left) hugs his coach Zhu Zhigen in front of a media session before his training in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on Monday. The pair appear to reunited after reportedly becoming embroiled in a dispute last month. Zhu voiced disapproval of Sun’s budding romance with a flight attendant at that time, but met firm resistance from Sun, who reportedly went so far as to ask the governing body to replace Zhu.

Armstrong faces more lawsuits, report

2013-03-02 10:15:40

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong was facing two more lawsuits on Friday after his admission to drug use during his seven Tour de France victories.

Sun still not to apologize to coach

2013-02-28 20:09:17

Star swimmer Sun Yang's relationship with his long-time mentor remains tense.

Skater Ahn is big hope for new home Russia

2013-02-28 10:10:27

South Korean-born short-track skater Ahn Hyun-Soo, who moved to Russia just over a year ago to pursue his athletic career, hopes to bring his adopted country its first Olympic medal in the sport at next year's Winter Games in Sochi.

O'Sullivan returns to defend title

2013-02-27 09:12:34

World snooker champion Ronnie O'Sullivan will defend his title this year after announcing on Tuesday that he was returning to the sport after growing bored in his 10-month break.