Bolt ready to prove 2012 naysayers wrong

2011-12-13 11:17:40

Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt was quick to remind those who think his Jamaican Yohan Blake will be the favourite for next year's London Games 100 meters that he was still the man to beat.

Knicks acquire Chandler in three-team deal

2011-12-12 17:53:18

The New York Knicks have acquired center Tyson Chandler from the Dallas Mavericks as part of a three-team trade, the Knicks said on Saturday.

Super Dan aims at super 'Grand Slam'

2011-12-12 17:44:55

Four-time world champion Lin Dan of China will start his campaign to complete his collection of winner's medals by winning the BWF superseries Finals, to be held in Liuzhou, China, from Dec 14-18.

Shanghai Shenhua to sign Anelka on 2-year deal

2011-12-12 13:41:05

Shanghai Shenhua have reached an agreement with Chelsea to sign French striker Nicolas Anelka on a two-year deal, the Chinese Super League soccer side said on Monday.

NBA Commissioner defends veto of Paul trade

2011-12-10 10:01:12

A new NBA era began in controversy as a blockbuster three-way trade that would have sent New Orleans Hornets All-Star guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers was vetoed by NBA Commissioner David Stern.

Paul traded to Lakers in a three-team deal?

2011-12-09 19:57:26

All-Star point guard Chris Paul appeared to be on his way to Los Angeles Lakers in a three-team deal between Los Angeles, the New Orleans Hornets and the Houston Rockets, but it appears the NBA has blocked the deal.

Ding holds off spirited Stevens at UK Championship

2011-12-07 17:49:47

Ding Junhui remains on course for a third UK Championship after resisting a spirited effort from Matthew Stevens to complete a 6-5 win in York.

Inspired Drogba leads Chelsea into last 16

2011-12-07 16:39:47

Two goals from Didier Drogba steered Chelsea to an emphatic 3-0 victory over Valencia and top spot in Group E as they moved into the Champions League knockout phase for the ninth consecutive season.

AC Milan agree terms with Tevez

2011-12-07 13:28:10

AC Milan have agreed terms with Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez and have sent a loan offer to the Premier League leaders, chief executive Adriano Galliani said on Tuesday.

IOC confirms Havelange resignation

2011-12-06 12:41:51

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has resigned from the International Olympic Committee days before an ethics hearing into his conduct, the IOC confirmed on Monday.

Drogba looks set to leave Chelsea next year

2011-12-06 11:15:12

Didier Drogba has refused Chelsea's offer of a one-year contract extension and will go wherever he is offered the most money next year after also turning down a loan move to AC Milan, his agent said on Tuesday.

Yao to court the world for Shanghai

2011-12-06 07:42:44

Chinese basketball's big man, the retired NBA star Yao Ming, accepted his first semi-official position on Monday to work toward boosting Shanghai's international image.