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No.1 Halep under pressure


The women's draw took a beating on Wednesday in Cincinnati, where world No.1 Simona Halep's was still battling when rain halted play.

Ronaldinho's son to play with Cruzeiro youth team

The son of retired football great Ronaldinho has begun training with the youth academy of Brazilian Serie A club Cruzeiro.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 11:04:02

Less pain, more gain

As Son Heung-min's career takes off in England, his legacy is already taking shape in South Korea - at an innovative academy where ball control is king and shooting is frowned upon.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/17 0:03:40

Fresh faces, old rivalry

There will be new faces in the dugout at Stamford Bridge on Saturday night when Chelsea host Arsenal in the English Premier League's late kickoff.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 0:03:39

Schumacher not being moved from Switzerland

Ex-Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is not being moved from his home in Switzerland to the Spanish island of Mallorca, a spokeswoman said Thursday, refuting a report by a Swiss magazine.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/16 22:53:40

Chinese sprinter Xie Zhenye out of Asian Games with ankle injury

Chinese sprinter and medal hope Xie Zhenye said Thursday that he is not taking part in the Asian Games because of an ankle injury, just two days before the opening of the Games.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/16 22:48:43

Swim king Sun Yang eyes sweep

Brash, belligerent and often painted as swimming's big, bad wolf, Chinese giant Sun Yang will be looking to savage his ­rivals at the Asian Games.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/16 22:48:42

Game on

The Philippines' Christopher Tiu (right) tries to dribble the ball past Kazakhstan's Shaim Zuanov in their men's basketball preliminary Group D game at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/16 22:48:42

World champs France top new-style rankings

World champions France predictably shot to the top of the FIFA rankings published on Thursday while previous leaders Germany slumped to 15th after their humiliating first-round exit in Russia.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/16 22:48:41

Lahm to be figurehead if Germany host Euro 2024

Former World Cup winner Philipp Lahm will be the head of the organizing committee if Germany win the bid to host Euro 2024, it was confirmed on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/16 22:48:41

Atletico take sweet revenge on Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by lifting the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday, snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals thanks to goals from midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke in extra time.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/16 22:43:41