SPORT

China should continue to grow football: Ronaldo


Football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo said Thursday that China should remain ambitious and continue to promote the sport if it wants to be a world powerhouse.

Star pleased to get through 'another drama'

Croatia captain Luka Modric said his side showed character on Saturday to get through "another drama" after edging to a second straight shootout win to knock out Russia and set up a World Cup semifinal with England.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/8 22:28:40

England set up Croatia semi

England reached their first World Cup semifinal since 1990 on Saturday, comfortably beating Sweden to set up a last-four clash against Croatia, who ended Russia's fairy-tale run in a nail-biting penalty shootout.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/8 22:28:39

ONE: BATTLE FOR THE HEAVENS held in Guangzhou

Kai Tingchuang defeated Yodcherry Sityodtong in the main event of ONE: BATTLE FOR THE HEAVENS on July 7 in Guangzhou, China's Guangdong Province. Photo: courtesy of One Championship
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/7/8 14:50:58

Ping-pong diplomacy: N. Korea table tennis team heads South

North Korea will play in a table tennis competition in South Korea this month, in the latest sign of warming ties between the rivals whose rapprochement owes much to sport.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/8 11:18:39

Neymar says Brazil World Cup exit is'saddest moment' of career

Neymar has described Brazil's elimination from the World Cup as the "saddest moment" of his career.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/8 7:30:21

Uruguayan president thanks national team for World Cup show

The President of Uruguay Tabare Vazquez on Friday sent his thanks to the country's national soccer team after their elimination by France from the 2018 Russia World Cup on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/7 8:59:59

Ping-pong diplomacy: N.Korea table tennis team heads South

North Korea will play in a table tennis competition in South Korea this month, in the latest sign of warming ties between the rivals whose rapprochement owes much to sport.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/6 23:08:40

Putin says WC has broken stereotypes about Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his country's hosting of the soccer World Cup had helped debunk stereotypes about it.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/6 23:03:42

FIFA invites Thai cave boys to World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has invited the Thai boys' soccer team trapped in a cave to the World Cup final, as messages of support poured in from top players.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/6 23:03:41

Going for a spin

Red Bull's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo does a practice run on the Silverstone motor racing circuit in Silverstone, England on Friday during the British Formula One Grand Prix which is being held from Thursday to Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/6 23:03:40