Nadal wins 7th Barcelona crown

2012-05-02 10:01:07

Rafa Nadal became the first player in the open era to win two tournaments seven times when he fought off tenacious Spanish compatriot David Ferrer 7-6 7-5 to win a thrilling Barcelona Open final on Sunday.

Iverson to China?

2012-04-28 11:21:23

Following in his arch rival Stephon Marbury's foot steps, former NBA superstar Allen Iverson is seriously considering joining the Chinese basketball market.

Ding Junhui blames shock defeat on tables and fans

2012-04-26 17:28:22

China's top snooker player Ding Junhui showed his dissatisfaction to tables and fans in the Crucible Theatre after he suffered a first-round 10-9 defeat to Ryan Day of Wales at the world championship.

Vettel wins F1 Bahrain

2012-04-23 10:46:47

Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Grand Prix in Bahrain on Sunday while rage boiled beyond the circuit among protesters who say the island's rulers should not have hosted the race after crushing Arab Spring demonstrations last year.

Stoudemire's return doesn't help

2012-04-22 09:49:49

Stoudemire returned after missing 13 games with a back injury, but playoff-bound New York looked tired after clinching a spot in the postseason.

Former champ Davis considers the long run

2012-04-22 07:37:48

Steve Davis believes that running the Sheffield Half Marathon this May will help him prolong his snooker career.

Raul to leave Schalke 04 at end of season

2012-04-20 10:06:21

Schalke 04 forward Raul is to leave at the end of the season when his contract expires.

8 months pregnant shooter will compete in London

2012-04-19 16:59:12

When Malaysian shooter Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi takes aim with her rifle at the London Olympics it will not just be nerves she will be attempting to control inside her.

Liu Xiang upbeat with Olympics looming ahead

2012-04-18 15:38:47

With the London Olympics just 100 days out, Chinese star hurdler Liu Xiang will focus on his own prep work en route to the world event.

Muamba discharged from hospital

2012-04-17 09:38:14

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba was discharged from the London Chest Hospital on Monday.

Bolt, Blake put on show of speed in Jamaica

2012-04-16 13:51:06

Jamaican triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt opened his 2012 season with a sizzling anchor leg as his Racers Track Club logged a world leading time of 37.82 seconds in a 4x100 meters relay on Saturday.

Messi double as Barca keep up pace with Madrid

2012-04-15 10:48:32

FC Barcelona ended four points behind league leaders Real Madrid after a hard fought 2-1 win away to fifth placed Levante on Saturday.