Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong said he would no longer fight doping accusations by the US Anti-Doping Agency.
Chinese badminton Olympic champion Lin Dan said on Wednesday he has no intention to retire and that 2016 Rio Olympic Games might be his next goal.
Work will come before play.
He accomplished something only Michael Jordan had done before, but LeBron James isn't ready to put himself in the same category.
Liu Xiang said everything that happened on the track at the London Olympics was just as it appeared, speaking in an interview with CCTV in Shanghai.
Miami Heat star Lebron James started his four-day China trip on Aug 21, creating another wave of NBA mania in China following Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin.
Fresh from what he insists was his last Olympics, Michael Phelps may risk losing his new medal haul because of an ad campaign for Louis Vuitton.
All-Star center Dwight Howard has been traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, the last act of his long, drawn-out departure from the Orlando Magic.
Brazil star Kaka is reportedly being sought by Los Angeles Galaxy as a possible replacement for David Beckham.
China's celebrated sportsman Yao Ming was the star guest at a media conference where he warmed the heart of his audience that included journalists and conservationists.
Jeremy Lin, the Chinese-American rising star, who is regarded as the NBA's new ambassador in China after Yao Ming retired last year, has a busy summer on the Chinese mainland.
Retired Chinese NBA player Yao Ming stands by the remains of an elephant in an elephant habitat in Kenya on Aug 13.