BWF: Bao retires from international badminton

2011-09-21 21:46:45

Chinese left-hander Bao Chunlai, 28, announced his retirement from the international badminton ring, according to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Wednesday.

Adriano's debut with Corinthians set for Oct 9

2011-09-21 13:53:51

The Corinthians medical staff said on Tuesday that striker Adriano will be ready to make his debut with the team on October 9.

People envy my cash and looks: Ronaldo

2011-09-16 10:07:56

Opposing fans give Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo a hostile reception because he is "rich, handsome and a great player," Ronaldo said after Wednesday's 1-0 Champions League win at Dinamo Zagreb.

Timberwolves reach agreement to hire Adelman as head coach

2011-09-14 11:22:30

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced on Tuesday they had reached an agreement to hire Rick Adelman as their next head coach.

Iniesta out for four weeks with muscle tear

2011-09-14 10:56:36

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta will be out for around four weeks after he damaged a leg muscle in the holders' Champions League Group H match at home to AC Milan on Tuesday, the Spanish club said.

Bolt wins 100m redemption race at IAAF Challenge meet

2011-09-14 09:52:13

World record holder Usain Bolt won the 100 metres dash at an IAAF World Challenge event on Tuesday in a personal season's best time of 9.85 seconds in Croatia's capital.

Maradona cautious on Al Wasl's prospects

2011-09-13 19:23:26

Argentina great Diego Maradona played down expectations he could lead Al Wasl to the United Arab Emirates league title at the first attempt.

Jacquelin replaces injured Quiros

2011-09-13 14:08:21

Long-hitting Spaniard Alvaro Quiros has pulled out of this week's Seve Trophy because of a wrist injury, organisers said on Monday.

Serena escapes with fine

2011-09-13 12:53:31

Serena escaped with a fine when tennis officials ruled that her verbal abuse of an umpire during Sunday's US Open final was not a major offense.

Vettel has a hand on title

2011-09-13 12:28:29

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel had his second successive Formula One world championship.

Vettel has a hand on title after Italy win

2011-09-13 12:28:29

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel had his second successive Formula One world championship almost sealed and delivered after winning the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Djokovic beats Nadal to win 1st US Open

2011-09-13 09:36:05

Serbia's Novak Djokovic outplayed Spain's Rafa Nadal to win the US Open final 6-2 6-4 6-7 6-1 at Flushing Meadows on Monday and show why he really is the hottest player in the game right now.