Lippi agrees to head Guangzhou Evergrande: Italian paper

2012-04-06 15:14:27

Marcello Lippi is poised for a comeback to football to take charge of Guangzhou Evergrande, according to reports in an Italian sports newspaper Corriere dello Sport.

Porto fined over racist chants at City's Balotelli

2012-04-05 15:00:17

Porto have been fined 20,000 euros ($26,506) after their fans were found guilty of aiming racist abuse at Manchester City's Italian forward Mario Balotelli.

Bolt sees London as Jamaican home

2012-04-04 07:52:50

Usain Bolt reckons London's thriving Jamaican community could help propel him to another monumental Olympic performance as the sprinter seeks to repeat his triple gold-medal haul from Beijing four years ago.

Back up again

2012-04-04 07:52:50

At first glance Alicia Sacramone, America's most decorated gymnast, looks a picture of perfection posing with her back arched and muscles taut in ESPN Magazine's Body Issue.

Ebdon beats Ding; smoking O'Sullivan criticized

2012-04-01 15:40:21

Ronnie O'Sullivan was criticized by local media and fans after he smoked in a press conference after his loss in China Open quarterfinals.

Lin got knee injury

2012-04-01 10:15:04

New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin will miss at least the next six weeks due to a torn miniscus in his knee.

Marbury: I keep promise

2012-04-01 00:48:11

Former NBA star Stephon Marbury, who led the Beijing Ducks to win their first-ever title of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league, said on Saturday he had his promise fulfilled  in this season's CBA.

Beijing Ducks claims first-ever CBA title

2012-03-31 00:44:19

Beijing Ducks, led by former NBA star Stephon Marbury, clinched their first-ever title of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league.

Dortmund's Barrios to join Guangzhou Evergrande: report

2012-03-29 16:58:53

Borussia Dortmund forward Lucas Barrios will be moving to Chinese team Guangzhou Evergrande at the end of the season, Bild newspaper reported on Friday.

Robertson to clash against Hendry in China Open

2012-03-27 19:05:04

Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry edged Martin Gould 5-4 to set up a second-round clash with "the Melbourne Machine" Neil Robertson in the 2012 World Snooker China Open.

Ranieri leaves Inter Milan after six months

2012-03-27 10:08:31

Crisis-hit Inter Milan parted company with coach Claudio Ranieri after six months on Monday, hours after club president Massimo Moratti had said the beleaguered coach was likely to stay on.

Yao watches Rockets games with wife and daughter

2012-03-26 13:50:58

Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming and his wife Ye Li sit courtside with 22-month-old daughter Amy while watching the Rockets' NBA game against the Dallas Mavericjs at the Toyota Center in Houston.