Star hurdler launches torchbearer selection

2011-03-16 08:31:37

Star hurdler Liu Xiang encouraged more young students to join the Universiade on Monday, as the selection for the 2011 Shenzhen Universiade torchbearers kicked off in the host city.

Boll finally gets rolling

2011-03-16 08:31:37

German table tennis player and new world No 1, Timo Boll, is in peak form and will continue to pose a threat to China's consistently dominant paddlers.

Beckham expecting first daughter in July

2011-03-15 09:53:25

A spokesman confirmed on Monday that former England captain David Beckham and his fashion icon wife Victoria are expecting a baby girl in July.

Ding Junhui suffers opening loss at Hainan Snooker Classic

2011-03-11 10:14:34

Chinese sensation Ding Junhui suffered an opening loss at the Hainan Snooker Classic, beaten by former world champion Graeme Dott of Scotland on Thursday in Boao, a county of south China's Hainan province.

Pele visits Hong Kong football club

2011-03-09 10:00:26

Brazilian soccer legend Pele visits the Hong Kong Football Club in Hong Kong on Tuesday as part of The 2011 New York Cosmos Asia Tour which includes soccer legends Eric Cantona and Cobi Jones.

Beckham returns to Galaxy in losing effort

2011-03-04 09:00:10

David Beckham gave Los Angeles Galaxy fans plenty of reason to cheer in his return match Wednesday, despite Mexico's Club Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente defeating the Major League Soccer team 4-3 in a shootout.

Veteran Wang leads all-star roster

2011-03-02 07:49:08

Starting lineups and new features unveiled for hoops extravaganza

No superstar status for world new No 1

2011-03-01 09:18:40

Golfer Martin Kaymer looks to have the same drive, determination and mental strength as former tennis champions Steffi Graf, Boris Becker and seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher

Winning ban appeal puts Tong back on mat, says coach

2011-02-25 07:54:21

Wu Weifeng said Tong was now the legitimate gold medal favorite for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Olympic judo champion Tong wins doping ban appeal

2011-02-24 13:07:43

Chinese Olympic judo gold medalist Tong Wen won her appeal Wednesday against a two-year ban for a positive clenbuterol test that she blamed on eating contaminated meat.

US NFL champion kills self to have brain studied

2011-02-23 10:17:32

Dave Duerson, who played on Super Bowl winners with the Chicago Bears and New York Giants, was found dead Thursday night at his home in Miami in southeastern Florida, United States.

Bryant and Chou spark creativity to aid Project Hope

2011-02-22 07:55:35

NBA All-Star Game MVP Kobe Bryant also wowed his multitude of fans on Sunday with his vocal skills during the launch of his Sprite basketball theme song, co-performed with Asian pop superstar Jay Chou, called The Heaven & Earth Challenge.