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Spurs run over arch-rivals Arsenal in North London derby

The last North London derby at White Hart Lane on Sunday confirmed what most people already know. One team is in the ascendancy while the other is struggling to rescue ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/1 22:58:39

All that glitters is not silver with Chelsea's latest FA Youth Cup win

Chelsea's under-18 side did what their elder counterparts have so far failed to do this season and wrapped up some silverware. The junior Blues won the FA Youth Cup with ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 22:43:42

NBA regular season simply a way to earn money before the playoffs begin

As the first round of the NBA playoffs nears its conclusion, fans are faced with many questions, perhaps none more compelling than this: "Does the regular season really matter?"
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 23:03:40

Arsenal show off new toughness, resilience to overcome City in semis

The FA Cup semifinals may have been a study in contrasts but in the end, both delivered riveting contests. In contrast to previous years, there were no lower-league teams at ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 23:03:40

Playoff pressure brings pain and pleasure in equal measure

It's been a week where we have seen the agony and ecstasy of knockout football. Extra time, penalty shootouts and away goals guarantee emotion, one way or the other, but ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 23:33:40

Seagulls soar to top flight against the odds

Thanks to Derby County's late equalizer against Huddersfield, the fans who had stayed at Brighton & Hove Albion's Falmer Stadium after seeing their own team beat Wigan could celebrate a ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/20 22:48:40

Thomas' decision to play after sister's death was his to make

Four years ago, sports fans all over the world were reminded that even among the most rabid fan bases - Boston, in this case - there are more important things ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 22:53:39

National team gimmick raises doubts over likelihood of CBA reforms

Yao Ming was the obvious choice as the new head of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) earlier this year. He has first-hand experience of basketball in both the US and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 22:18:40

Bottom team Sunderland's woes not just down to manager David Moyes

Poor David Moyes just can't seem to get a break. If it's not being in charge of a team almost certain to go down or being implicated in controversy over ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 22:48:40

Spurs stars are shining but only silverware will keep them at club

Tottenham Hotspur kept their dreams of a first ­title since 1961 by beating Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday evening, with Harry Kane starring on his return to the starting lineup. The ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 0:08:39

Westbrook's historic triple-double record should earn him MVP over Harden

As the NBA's regular season lurches toward its conclusion and playoff matchups are solidified, fans are forced to endure fewer and fewer meaningful games. That said, they can still enjoy ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 23:18:39

Minor deal set to have major repercussions in Chinese soccer landscape

First, there was mad rush by Chinese companies to invest in - or buy outright - soccer clubs from around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/11 23:48:40

Chelsea continue ruthless charge toward title despite tight pursuit by Spurs

For the second season in a row, Spurs have found themselves in a two-horse race for the Premiership title. Whereas last time they were chasing the eventual champions Leicester, they ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/10 23:38:39

Disappointing Manchester bosses have reason to hope

The Premier League title will have a new home next month but not the one that many pundits predicted at the start of the season. There was an expectation that ...
Source: Global Times-Agencies | 2017/4/9 23:13:39

Golfers' code of honor compromised by viewer input, modern technology

Professional golf values its history and traditions perhaps more than any other sport. Part of this reverence includes the expectation that players not only know the rules, but also that ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/5 23:38:39

NHL shoots itself in foot over stubborn Olympic decision

During a press conference in Beijing last week at which the National Hockey League (NHL) announced two preseason games between the Vancouver Canucks and the Los Angeles Kings in China ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/4 23:08:39

Qin bears the brunt for a league getting used to the spotlight

It's fair to say that the Chinese Super League (CSL) is feeling its age. This current iteration of Chinese soccer's top flight began in 2004 and now it appears just ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/30 23:38:40

Kansas fans should be satisfied with Self's record

College basketball fans in Lawrence, Kansas know that only three things in life are certain: death, taxes, and annual criticism of Bill Self's NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) tournament record. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/30 0:08:40