Al Davis, the outspoken Hall of Fame owner of the National Football League's Oakland Raiders, died on Saturday at the age of 82, the team's official website reported.
NBA star Yi Jianlian would play for Guangdong Hongyuan in the upcoming Chinese Basketball Association season which starts in November.
Retired Chinese NBA star Yao Ming hailed a basketball game held near an iconic beach in Western Australia a happy marriage of basketball and beach, which combined sports and tourism.
China's star hurdler Liu Xiang has been elected as one of the deputy secretaries of China Communist Youth League Shanghai Sports Bureau Committee.
Argentine forward Luciano Olguin, who plays for Chinese Super League's Tianjin Teda, had to miss the rest of the season due to a serious injury on his head and neck.
Argentine forward Carlos Tevez "is finished" as a Manchester City player after he refused to come on as a substitute during the 2-0 defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday, manager Roberto Mancini said.
Robin van Persie has emerged as the man to lead Arsenal out of their early-season funk and the Dutch striker will be a key figure in ensuring their rehabilitation continues in the Champions League at home to Olympiakos on Wednesday.
Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere could be out until late February after undergoing ankle surgery on Monday, adding to the woes of the Premier League club.
United Arab Emirates midfielder Theyab Awana, who became a Youtube celebrity after scoring a back-heeled penalty in an international against Lebanon, was killed in a car crash on Sunday.
Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming will study in the prestigious Shanghai Jiaotong University from October, his agent Zhang Mingji said here on Monday.
Michael Owen says he would rather force his way into the Manchester United team than wait for an England recall because he does not expect to play for the national side again while Fabio Capello is manager.
Inter Milan have appointed Claudio Ranieri as their new coach, the Serie A club said on their website on Thursday.