Jeremy Lin becomes a bankable name

2012-02-16 18:36:08

Jeremy Lin's surprising basketball heroics have made the 23-year-old point guard a sports sensation and media darling nearly overnight, and there are no shortage of entrepreneurs trying to cash in.

Lin happy to smash stereotypes

2012-02-16 18:30:53

New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin is trying not to get caught up in the buzz generated by his explosion onto the NBA scene but the Taiwanese-American point guard is glad to be helping break down stereotypes.

Liu Xiang to kick off new season in Birmingham

2012-02-15 11:06:05

China's star hurdler Liu Xiang will start his new season on Saturday at the Birmingham indoor tournament and will say hello to arch-rival Dayron Robles of Cuba.

Ohno will appear at 2014 Winter Games

2012-02-14 16:38:04

American speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno has confirmed to, he will appear at the fourth Winter Games in 2014, but can't say for sure if it will be as a competitor or commentator.

Apolo in Beijing for Special Olympics promotion

2012-02-14 11:10:01

Former Olympic short track speed skating champion Apolo Anton Ohno of the US skates with a young Chinese skater during a promotion for the Special Olympics in Beijing.

Suarez apologizes for not shaking Evra's hand

2012-02-13 13:31:46

Liverpool forward Luis Suarez apologized on Sunday for not shaking Patrice Evra's hand before his side's 2-1 defeat at Manchester United with manager Kenny Dalglish also saying sorry for his reaction.

Tevez could make surprise return to Man City

2012-02-13 13:27:12

Manchester City outcast Carlos Tevez could still play for the club in the Premier League title run-in if he returned from Argentina, said team manager Roberto Mancini.

Vettel ticking all the boxes for Red Bull

2012-02-10 10:57:47

Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel drove his new Red Bull for the first time on Thursday with the team saying they were on course to tick all the right boxes in pre-season testing at Jerez.

Liu Xiang, Robles set for Birmingham showdown

2012-02-10 00:55:42

World record holder Dayron Robles will go head-to-head with reigning world indoor champion Liu Xiang in a 60m hurdles race at the Aviva Grand Prix on Feb 18.

Factbox: Outgoing England manager Fabio Capello

2012-02-09 10:59:58

Factbox on England soccer manager Fabio Capello who resigned on Wednesday.

Schumacher plays down title chances

2012-02-09 10:20:10

Michael Schumacher was hoping the late arrival of his new Mercedes would pay off after doing nearly two race distances in last year's car on the second afternoon of Formula One testing on Wednesday.

Ibrahimovic to miss Juventus clash

2012-02-08 13:10:37

Italian giants AC Milan will see their striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic sidelined in the clash against league leaders Juventus on Feb 25.