Robles looks for redemption at Pan American Games

2011-10-28 10:48:16

Cuba's Dayron Robles, looking to make up for being stripped of the gold medal at the world championships, cruised through the Pan-American Games high hurdles semi-finals on Thursday.

Ding slams Weibo users over Man United error

2011-10-27 20:11:11

Ding Junhui has come under fire again from Internet users. But this time is not searching for his girlfriend, but his reaction to net users to Manchester United's 6-1 loss to Manchester City during a derby.

Future stars who could hit big names for Olympics

2011-10-25 17:35:31

The 7th National City Games of China, an event designed for athletes aged under 20, has brought a number of budding stars to our attention.

He, Shao become most decorated athletes in City Games

2011-10-25 16:47:51

He Jianbin of Guangzhou joined fellow swimmer Shao Yiwen as the most decorated athlete at the Chinese City Games with his fifth gold in the pool on Monday.

Hernandez completes new 5-year-deal with United

2011-10-25 12:59:30

Mexico striker Javier Hernandez has completed the formalities of a new contract with Manchester United and pledged his future to the club for the next five years.

Rossi retirement denied after Simoncelli death

2011-10-25 10:26:51

MotoGP great Valentino Rossi will not be retiring from the sport in the wake of friend Marco Simoncelli dying after a crash with his fellow Italian, Rossi's mentor said on Monday.

Simoncelli dies in Malaysian smash

2011-10-24 08:01:24

Celebrated Italian rider Marco Simoncelli died on Sunday after a crash that resulted in the cancelation of the Malaysian MotoGP at Sepang, in the latest tragedy to hit motor sports.

China's youngest swimming world champ eyes Olympic gold

2011-10-21 10:30:41

With the 2012 London Olympics looming, Ye Shiwen hopes that she could add to her biography soon another item - the country's youngest Olympic title-holding swimmer.

Argentina's Scola 'nervous' over NBA conflict

2011-10-19 11:53:47

The Argentine basketball player Luis Scola on Monday said he is "very nervous" due to the ongoing lack of clarity surrounding a conflict in the US National Basketball Association which has caused him not to play.

Rising star strides to the fore in Beijing

2011-10-17 07:58:15

The 2011 Beijing Marathon saw the emergence of a new generation and the comeback of a veteran on Sunday.

Stars stud China's sports Oscar ceremony

2011-10-12 14:33:11

Lin Dan and Li Na (both absent) were awarded the Laureus China Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year.

Russia's top jumper dies in car crash

2011-10-10 09:20:23

Pavel Karelin, Russia's leading ski jumper, died in a car crash on Sunday when his Mercedes collided with another vehicle on a motorway near Nizhny Novgorod, some 570 kms East of Moscow.