Shuttler Shi becomes first champ at China's National Games in post-Lin Dan...

Xi'an (China) Sep 18: World No. 10 Shi Yuqi came out the first male shuttler to win a singles title at China's National Games after...

Uruguay recall Suarez, Cavani for World Cup qualifiers

Montevideo (Uruguay) Sep 18: Strikers Luis Suarez and EdinsonCavani have returned to Uruguay's national squad for 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Colombia, Argentina and Brazil,...

Pele recovering well after 'little step back', says daughter

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Sep 18: Pele is recovering well after surgery to remove a tumor from his colon, his daughter said on Friday.

Hertha snatch 2-1 comeback win over newly promoted Furth in Bundesliga

Berlin (Germany) Sep 18: Hertha Berlin secured its second straight victory after Maximilian Bauer's own-goal turned the tides in favor of the hosts at curtain...

Yang, Li earn first national call-up for FIBA Women's Asia Cup

Beijing (China) Sep 18: China announced a 12-player roster for the upcoming FIBA Women's Asia Cup late on Friday, with Yang Hengyu and Li Yifan...

Bayern's dominance flows into Mueller's Barca-goal-record

Berlin (Germany) Sep 15: On long Champions League journeys Bayern's Thomas Mueller is responsible for the team's good mood.

Olympic rowing winning team fights in China's National Games

Xi'an (China) Sep 15: The gold-medal team of women's quadruple sculls at the Tokyo Olympics competed in the preliminaries at China's National Games here on...

British sprinter Ujah's B-sample at Tokyo Olympics tests positive

London (UK) Sep 15: Britain's Olympic silver medalistChijinduUjah's B-sample from the Tokyo Olympic Games has tested positive, confirmed the International Testing Agency (ITA) on Tuesday.

China honors female Paralympians as national role models

Beijing (China), September 11: The All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) has decided to honor female athletes as national-level role models for their outstanding performances in the...

CONMEBOL says biennial World Cup plan 'unfeasible'

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) , September 11: The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) on Friday expressed opposition to plans to stage the World Cup every...

Dani Alves leaves Sao Paulo over pay dispute

Sao Paulo (Brazil), September 11: Veteran defender Dani Alves has parted ways with Sao Paulo because of unpaid wages, the Brazilian club said on Friday.

Venezuela's Martinez sorry for Messi tackle

Caracas (Venezuela), September 4: Venezuela center-back Adrian Martinez offered a public apology on Friday, barely 12 hours after he was sent off in his team's...

Former owner of CBA outfit Shandong reportedly owe players salaries for up...

Beijing (China), September 4 : Players from the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) outfit Shandong Heroes are seeking help from the sport's national governing body over...

Mexico boss Martino to miss WC qualifiers after eye surgery

Mexico (North America), September 4: Mexico head coach Gerardo Martino will miss his team's next two World Cup qualifiers after undergoing eye surgery, the country's...

Australia lights up Sydney Opera House in recognition of Olympic, Paralympic athletes

Sydney (Australia) , September 3: Australia's Sydney Opera House will be lit up this Sunday night with the faces of all 665 athletes that have...

Italy held by Bulgaria, but level unbeaten record

Rome (Italy), September 3: Italy matched Spain's record run of 35 matches unbeaten on Thursday, despite a 1-1 draw with Bulgaria on home turf...

Martinez fires Argentina to win over Venezuela

Caracas (Venezuela) , September 3: Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez scored one goal and set up two more as Argentina beat Venezuela 3-1 in their...

Roglic throws down gauntlet to retake lead in Vuelta

Madrid (Spian), September 2: Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma) showed why his is the favorite to win this year's Vuelta a Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle...

Flick demanding high-speed football to get Germany back to glory

Berlin ( Germany), September 2: Ahead of his first international match as German national team coach, Hansi Flick has no doubt about the importance of...

Raikkonen to retire from F1 after 2021

Beijing (China), September 2: Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen has announced that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the 2021 season.

Frankfurt loan striker Lammers from Atalanta

Berlin (Germany) , September 1: Eintracht Frankfurt have agreed on a season-long loan deal for Atalanta striker Sam Lammers, the Eagles confirmed in an official...

Pele 'in very good health' despite hospital stay

Rio de Janeiro ( Brazil) , September 1: Football legend Pele has moved to reassure fans that he is feeling fine after being taken...

Lang Ping quits as China women's volleyball head coach

Beijing (China), September 1: Lang Ping announced on Wednesday that she has stepped down as head coach of China's national women's volleyball team.

Atletico striker Luis Suarez to miss Uruguay's World Cup qualifiers with knee...

Madrid (Spain), August 31 : Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez will miss Uruguay's forthcoming World Cup qualifying matches due to injury.

Ruben Dias signs new contract with Premier League champions Manchester City

London (UK), August 31: Manchester City have extended the contract of their Portuguese international defender Ruben Dias until the end of June 2027.

British rider Lee Pearson wins 14th Paralympic gold medal

Tokyo (Japan), August 31: British equestrian athlete Lee Pearson has won his 14th Paralympic gold medal as he took the Para-dressage individual freestyle test -...

Chinese midfielder Zhang vows to seize "the best opportunity for our generation"

Doha (Qatar), August 29: Chinese international midfielder Zhang Xizhe said Saturday that the upcoming final round of the FIFA World Cup Asian Zone qualifiers...