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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 2011 Beijing Marathon saw the emergence of a new generation and the comeback of a veteran on Sunday.
Lin Dan and Li Na (both absent) were awarded the Laureus China Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year.
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.