Controversial gold is 'bittersweet' for Richardson

2011-08-30 09:44:30

Jason Richardson admitted to a "bittersweet" feeling after claiming the 110 metres hurdles world championship gold medal when Cuban Dayron Robles was disqualified on Monday.

Sharapova survives scare at US Open

2011-08-30 09:40:18

Former champion Maria Sharapova survived a first-round scare before roaring back to beat British teenager Heather Watson 3-6 7-5 6-3 at the US Open on Monday.

NBA Former player sought on murder charge

2011-08-30 09:23:31

Javaris Crittenton, a former National Basketball Association athlete who once played for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Washington Wizards, is wanted on a murder charge over the death of a woman in Georgia, the FBI said on Monday.

Liu Xiang regains honor at Daegu worlds

2011-08-30 07:02:05

Three years after his sudden withdrawal from the Beijing Olympic Games, China's star hurdler Liu Xiang regained honor after dramatically taking silver at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu on Monday night.

Johnson makes winning look easy

2011-08-29 07:51:35

Big-hitting Dustin Johnson won a final-round duel with Matt Kuchar to win The Barclays on Saturday and the runner-up sounded like it was almost unfair.

Tevez can't go to family, so they come

2011-08-29 07:51:35

Carlos Tevez is poised to remain at Manchester City after his family returned to the north of England, manager Roberto Mancini said on Saturday.

Police seek to question Kobe over altercation

2011-08-17 11:06:22

Police said on Tuesday they were seeking to interview Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant over allegations he sprained the wrist of a man possibly trying to take his picture at a San Diego church.

Phelps looking to reclaim China glory

2011-07-24 06:05:17

The American 14-time Olympic gold medalist is aiming for a strong comeback in Shanghai.

US team low key going into championships

2011-07-24 06:05:17

Although it has come to Shanghai with a star-studded lineup, the United States swimming team is keeping relatively low key and is wary of China's home advantage.

Evans faces yellow jersey race of truth

2011-07-24 06:05:17

After two near-misses in 2007 and 2008, Cadel Evans' recipe to become Australia's first Tour de France champion appears to be startlingly simple.

Made in China

2011-07-24 06:05:17

As a diving powerhouse, China is not only a cradle of the world's elite divers, but also high-level diving coaches. With the help of those Chinese coaches, foreign divers have become more and more competitive on the world stage and some of them are now strong opponents of the Chinese.

Rivals in the way

2011-07-24 06:05:17

Matthew Mitcham