Bulls' Rose becomes NBA youngest MVP winner

2011-05-04 10:07:38

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose ended LeBron James's two-year reign as the NBA's most valuable player on Tuesday when he became the youngest winner of the sport's highest individual honour.

Higgins beats Trump to claim fourth world title

2011-05-03 09:53:22

Scotland's John Higgins beat Judd Trump of England 18-15 on Monday to win the world snooker championship for the fourth time.

Emotional gold for Japan, US dancing pair shines

2011-05-01 10:23:12

Japan's Miki Ando upstaged Olympic champion Kim Yuna to strike gold at the world figure skating championships on Saturday and hoped she had lifted the spirits of her devastated nation.

Ding Junhui misses out on snooker world final

2011-05-01 10:10:44

Ding Junhui narrowly failed to become the first Chinese player to reach snooker's World Championship final when he lost his semifinal 17-15 to Judd Trump on Saturday.

Gymnast sues Time Warner, others for $1.8b in NYC

2011-04-29 15:06:11

Former Chinese gymnastics champion San Lan has filed a $1.8 billion lawsuit in federal court against Time Warner Inc and the United States Gymnastics Federation on Thursday.

Japan-Russia dream ticket falls short of medals

2011-04-29 10:58:38

Japanese-born Russian skater Yuko Kavaguti fell agonisingly short of a dream medal at the world figure skating championships on Thursday after taking a fall during the decisive pairs free skating programme.

Swimmer Hardy cleared to compete at London Olympics

2011-04-29 09:51:04

World record holder Jessica Hardy has been cleared to compete at the 2012 London Olympics if she qualifies for the United States team, her attorney said in a statement on Thursday.

Patrick Chan breaks world record

2011-04-29 09:50:39

Canada's Patrick Chan collected a record score for the second day in a row to capture his first global title at the world figure skating championships.

Germany's Savchenko and Szolkowy win ISU

2011-04-29 09:46:03

Germany's Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy regained the pairs crown they surrendered a year ago.

Beckham: From royal wedding to LA

2011-04-29 09:45:01

David Beckham will fly back across the Atlantic after attending Friday's royal wedding in time to play for his Major League Soccer team L.A. Galaxy on Sunday.

Trump builds early lead over Ding at semis

2011-04-29 09:12:37

Chinese star Ding Junhui was trailing England's fast rising snooker player Judd Trump 5-3.

Barcelona considers taking Mourinho to UEFA

2011-04-28 09:35:58

Barcelona says it is considering taking action with UEFA against Jose Mourinho after the Real Madrid coach hit out at the club and its manager Pep Guardiola following Barca's 2-0 Champions League semifinal victory Wednesday.