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.
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.
A spokesman confirmed on Monday that former England captain David Beckham and his fashion icon wife Victoria are expecting a baby girl in July.
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.
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.
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.
Starting lineups and new features unveiled for hoops extravaganza
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
Wu Weifeng said Tong was now the legitimate gold medal favorite for the 2012 London Olympic Games.
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.
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.
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.