China's former sports minister Wu Shaozu died on Sept 18 at the age of 73, Chinanews.com reported.
Jeremy Lin, a global phenomenon during one dazzling month with the Knicks, went through his first workout with the Houston Rockets on Tuesday.
Colombian singer Shakira said on Wednesday she is expecting her first child, with her Spanish soccer player boyfriend Gerard Pique.
Xu Lijia has piloted a bumpy course to success, but it hasn't been as bad as some in the media have reported.
Xu Lijia is proud of her sailing gold medal, but she wants a quick return to normal life, Sun Xiaochen writes.
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.
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.
Chinese short-track speedskating star Wang Meng is expected to return to competitions soon as her suspension has been lifted.
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.
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 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.
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.