Former sports minister dies at 73

2012-09-20 15:51:34

China's former sports minister Wu Shaozu died on Sept 18 at the age of 73, reported.

Lin wakes up to find himself beginning Rockets workouts

2012-09-20 08:06:25

Jeremy Lin, a global phenomenon during one dazzling month with the Knicks, went through his first workout with the Houston Rockets on Tuesday.

Singer Shakira pregnant with first child

2012-09-20 10:41:53

Colombian singer Shakira said on Wednesday she is expecting her first child, with her Spanish soccer player boyfriend Gerard Pique.

Xu says her eyes and ears aren't really that bad

2012-09-20 02:07:16

Xu Lijia has piloted a bumpy course to success, but it hasn't been as bad as some in the media have reported.

Smooth seas ahead

2012-09-20 02:04:12

Xu Lijia is proud of her sailing gold medal, but she wants a quick return to normal life, Sun Xiaochen writes.

Yao Ming gives Sharks morale boost

2012-09-19 17:05:37

Former NBA star Yao Ming attends the training of his basketball team Shanghai Sharks to boost the players’ morale on Sept 18 before the new CBA season.

Piero aims to awaken passions in Sydney

2012-09-18 10:25:06

Alessandro Del Piero aims to stir a latent passion for soccer among the Australian people in his two years playing at Sydney FC, the Italy and Juventus great said.

Speedskater Wang Meng's suspension lifted

2012-09-18 09:41:47

Chinese short-track speedskating star Wang Meng is expected to return to competitions soon as her suspension has been lifted.

Blake: We'll rule sprints for long time

2012-09-16 08:11:53

Americans need to get used to Jamaica's men dominating the global sprinting scene because it will not change soon, Jamaican double Olympic silver medalist Yohan Blake said on Friday.

Van der Wiel moves to Paris St Germain

2012-09-14 14:51:04

Gregory Van der Wiel, newly-signed player for French Ligue 1 soccer club Paris St Germain, holds his new jersey as he poses after a news conference in Paris, Sept 13, 2012.

NBA star Kobe Bryant's heart for homeless

2012-09-14 11:24:39

NBA star Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa Laine attend a charity event in Los Angeles on Sept 12. Kobe has been working to end homelessness through their sponsorship of My Friend's Place, a resource center that provides services to young homeless people.

I'm focused on winning, not contracts, says Ronaldo

2012-09-13 15:07:01

Cristiano Ronaldo is concentrating on playing well for Real Madrid and is not agitating to improve the terms of his contract with the Spanish champions.