Phelps turns tables on Lochte to win 200m freestyle

2012-06-28 16:46:02

Michael Phelps turned the tables on his great rival Ryan Lochte to win the 200 meters freestyle final at the US Olympic trials on Wednesday.

Li Na served volley of scorn for Olympic rant

2012-06-28 15:58:30

Asia's first Grand Slam champion Li Na has served up a volley of controversy on the Internet after complaining about playing doubles at the upcoming London Games. Li angry for being asked to play doubles

Ronaldo would have taken fifth penalty, says Bento

2012-06-28 15:43:23

Portugal had planned for Cristiano Ronaldo to take the fifth penalty that never was, coach Paulo Bento said after his team's 4-2 shootout defeat by Spain in Wednesday's Euro 2012 semifinal.

Lochte beats Phelps to qualify for London

2012-06-27 09:52:47

Ryan Lochte reaffirmed his status as the world's best all round swimmer when he beat Michael Phelps at the US Olympic swimming trials on Monday to book his spot on the American team for London.

Star wants to attract more foreign soccer talents

2012-06-26 07:30:18

After spending a season with Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande, Dario Conca says he would like to provide assistance to South American players interested in playing in China.

Spain coach hails match-winner Alonso's 'team' ethic

2012-06-24 15:22:55

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque hailed Xabi Alonso's role as an influential cog in a side without a recognized striker after the midfielder's double secured a 2-0 win over France and a place in the Euro 2012 semi-finals.

Sandusky found guilty on sex abuse charges

2012-06-24 09:41:38

A jury found former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky guilty on 45 of 48 child sex abuse charges on Friday.

Drogba hoping to match Beckham's US feats in China

2012-06-24 08:46:19

Didier Drogba is hoping to create a similar impact in the Chinese Super League as David Beckham has made in Major League Soccer in the United States.

I'd rather have Ronaldo than Messi, says Moutinho

2012-06-21 14:46:57

Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho would rather have team mate Cristiano Ronaldo in his side than Argentine great Lionel Messi.

Gentleman Hoy leads wolf pack

2012-06-20 15:37:08

As deafening roars fill the Olympic velodrome on a February day, Chris Hoy politely asks a huddle of reporters gathered around him to speak up a little bit.

Lifter wants medal, sport for disabled Afghans

2012-06-20 14:51:16

Disabled powerlifter laments the poverty and neglect preventing the large number of disabled Afghans from pursuing sport.

Strutting Ronaldo a cut above the rest

2012-06-18 11:42:59

Cristiano Ronaldo found time to change his hairstyle at halftime, going from a mini-Mohican in the first half to a swept-back look in the second, but either way the Portugal forward was a cut above anyone else on the pitch.