Raiders owner Davis dies at 82

2011-10-09 12:00:39

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 back to China

2011-10-08 22:57:13

NBA star Yi Jianlian would play for Guangdong Hongyuan in the upcoming Chinese Basketball Association season which starts in November.

Yao Ming hails happy marriage of basketball and beach

2011-10-02 16:49:02

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.

Liu Xiang becomes China Communist Youth League official

2011-09-30 22:21:16

China's star hurdler Liu Xiang has been elected as one of the deputy secretaries of China Communist Youth League Shanghai Sports Bureau Committee.

Skull fracture forces Luciano out of CSL season

2011-09-29 10:55:15

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.

Tevez's career at Manchester City is over - Mancini

2011-09-28 10:40:45

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.

In-form Van Persie key for Arsenal's Greek test

2011-09-28 09:55:35

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's Wilshere out for up to five months

2011-09-27 18:57:31

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.

UAE back-heel penalty taker killed in car crash

2011-09-27 18:52:21

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.

Yao Ming to study in university:agent

2011-09-26 22:48:30

Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming will study in the prestigious Shanghai Jiaotong University from October, his agent Zhang Mingji said here on Monday.

Owen focuses on United, won't rule out England

2011-09-26 14:31:26

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.

Journeyman Ranieri takes over as Inter boss

2011-09-23 09:48:21

Inter Milan have appointed Claudio Ranieri as their new coach, the Serie A club said on their website on Thursday.