All-Star West beats East 148-143, Bryant MVP

2011-02-21 14:14:38

The Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant won his record-tying fourth All-Star Game most valuable player award by leading the Western Conference to a 148-143 victory on Sunday in front of his hometown fans.

Gymnast-turned-singer promotes new album in HK

2011-02-21 13:32:04

Liu Xuan, 31-year-old former Chinese Olympic Gymnastics champion and now a pop singer, held a promotion campaign for her new album "Way of Beauty" in Hong Kong on Sunday.

NBA All-Star game starts with chalk-throwing ritual

2011-02-21 11:23:26

Members of the NBA East All-Stars team throw chalk in the air, imitating the pre-game ritual of the Miami Heat's LeBron James, before the NBA All-Star basketball game in Los Angeles.

Pop star Bieber wins MVP at NBA celebrity game

2011-02-21 10:45:00

Justin Bieber may have been shut out at the Grammys, but he picked up the Most Valuable Player award in the NBA All-Star celebrity game.

Griffin soars over car to win All-star dunk contest

2011-02-21 09:59:56

Blake Griffin soared over an automobile and into a new stratosphere on Saturday with an awe-inspiring performance to win the NBA's slam dunk contest.

Ronaldo to give a farewell

2011-02-21 09:43:13

Ronaldo announced on Sunday that he will give a heartfelt farewell to Corinthians' fans.

Goodbye, Armstrong

2011-02-18 08:16:43

Seven-time Tour de France winner on Wednesday announced his retirement from professional cycling at the age of 39

Lance Armstrong officially retiring again

2011-02-17 10:37:22

Lance Armstrong is retiring again - this time for good. The 39-year-old cyclist made clear there is no reset button this time.

Podium finishes boost star hurdler's growing confidence

2011-02-15 07:52:49

BEIJING - After finishing third in two recent meets in Germany, China's former Olympic champion hurdler, Liu Xiang, believes he is on pace to return to the top of his sport after recovering from a serious foot injury.

Liu Xiang finishes third at Karlsruhe Indoors

2011-02-14 09:52:38

Former Olympic champion Liu Xiang finished third again in the 60m indoor hurdles at the Karlsruhe Indoors event in his second stop in Europe's return.

Brazil's Ronaldo set to announce his retirement

2011-02-14 09:45:13

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo will announce his retirement from soccer on Monday, he told a Brazilian newspaper on Sunday.

Hurdler Liu Xiang is third on European return

2011-02-12 10:38:37

China's former Olympic champion Liu Xiang finished third in the 60 meter hurdles at the Dusseldorf indoor meeting Friday, his first appearance in Europe for three years.