Hendry ponders retirement after defeat by Selby

2011-04-26 12:34:10

Stephen Hendry was left contemplating his future after a 13-4 thrashing by Mark Selby in the world snooker championship on Monday.

Newborn baby of Kaka

2011-04-26 09:09:29

Isabella, the newborn daughter of Kaka of Brazil and his wife Carol Celico, is seen in Sao Paulo in this picture taken April 24, 2011.

Kim and Asada rekindle rivalry in Moscow

2011-04-25 07:58:36

Figure skating superstars Kim Yu-na and Mao Asada will rekindle their long-running rivalry in the relocated world figure skating championships starting on Monday.

BMW uses Yao Ming to launch plug-in hybrid sedan

2011-04-20 09:47:41

BMW, one of the top auto brands in China, got a little help from Chinese basketball star Yao Ming to launch an electric concept car.

Star slugger guilty of obstruction of justice

2011-04-15 07:41:54

Barry Bonds stepped outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building for the first time as a convicted felon, and a school bus went by. The home-run king flashed a victory sign with two fingers.

Yao Ming to attend Boao Forum for Asia

2011-04-14 15:54:12

The Houston Rockets center Yao Ming's business credentials were endorsed by public as the Chinese giant has been invited to attend the upcoming Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) to be hosted in Boao.

Tiger Woods, Liu Xiang meet in Beijing

2011-04-14 09:20:12

Woods, who is in China on Nike's "Make it Matter" golf promotional tour, and Liu shared their experiences and inspired youth in China to free their minds and take on difficulties and challenges.

Olympic superstar Carl Lewis jumps into politics

2011-04-12 09:49:18

Olympic track superstar Carl Lewis jumped into a race for New Jersey state Senate on Monday.

Alonso, Hamilton penalized after collision

2011-04-11 09:13:14

The collision between Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and McLaren's Lewis Hamilton in the Malaysian Grand Prix and the subsequent stewards' penalties are just the latest chapter in the longstanding enmity between the Formula One rivals.

Birthday boy Ding celebrates with good win

2011-04-02 09:37:00

Ding Junhui celebrated his 24-year-old birthday with advancing into his first ranking tournament semifinal this season.

Chinese ace Ding advances into China Open quarterfinals

2011-04-01 10:20:28

Ding Junhui cruised into last eight of the 2011 China Open tounament after defeating the Scottish 5-2 on Thursday.

Sri Lanka victory a 'panacea'

2011-03-31 07:57:07

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara believes his team's qualification for the World Cup final can further unite a country steadily finding its feet after the end of a decades-long civil war.