China Daily picks eight (former) NBA players who came to China and grades them according to their contribution to the game here.
UK diver Tom Daley and China's Qiu Bo met fans at Shanghai's Oriental Sports Center and shared their experiences of London 2012.
Tracy McGrady (second from right) runs during the first training session with his new team Qingdao Eagles of CBA in Qingdao, East China, October 25, 2012.
Li Na's coach, Carlos Rodriguez, believes the Chinese star still has enough improvement left in her to make the world's top three.
Carlos Rodriguez has thrown himself into life in China and his goal to help popularize the sport in the nation.
South Korean figure skating queen Kim Yu-na is going back to elementary school in a bid to retain her Olympic title at the Sochi Games in 2014.
Two-times NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady arrives at Qingdao International Airport, receiving a hearty welcome from fans, in East China’s Shandong province on Oct 24, 2012.
John Terry will continue to be Chelsea's club captain on a permanent basis, club chairman Bruce Buck confirmed on Saturday.
The injury-hit Minnesota Timberwolves were given a welcome boost on Thursday when doctors said forward Kevin Love would not need surgery to repair a broken right hand.
Two-times NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady's decision to extend his career in China gives the league its most successful player to date and has earned widespread praise.
Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of the Livestrong cancer support charity he founded, as Nike Inc dropped the disgraced cyclist over the doping scandal that will likely cost him his seven Tour de France titles.
Lewis Hamilton said he would handle social media with care after causing a Twitter flap earlier in the week with a message accusing McLaren team mate Jenson Button of disrespect by 'unfollowing' him.