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.

Mercedes still fastest despite lost points: team chief Wolff

Formula One champions Mercedes made mistakes in the last three back-to-back races but they still have the fastest car, according to team boss Toto Wolff.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/17 22:23:39

Head to head

Wu Lei of Shanghai SIPG (right) vies for the ball against Song Long of Shandong Luneng during Tuesday's Chinese Super League game in Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong Province. The game between the two Chinese Super League giants ended 1-1. The two teams are tied with 24 points in the 16-team league. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/17 22:18:41

Cahill retires from Australia intl duty

Australia's all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill retired from international football on Tuesday, ending an illustrious career that has taken him to four World Cups.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/17 22:18:40

Giroud savors glory despite criticism

France striker Olivier Giroud says ­criticism has always motivated him to do better and the 31-year-old is pleased to ­silence his detractors with his ­stellar work rate in his team's World Cup ­triumph in Russia.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/17 22:18:39

Jordan Spieth eyes wide Open

Jordan Spieth feels he is back in the groove and capable of becoming the first player since Irishman Padraig Harrington in 2007 and 2008 to win back to back Opens.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/17 22:13:40

Back to harsh reality for Croatia after a miracle World Cup run

It was a dream run that came agonizingly close to being crowned with a World Cup title but for Croatia now comes a return to a harsh soccer reality of sketchy infrastructure and scandals.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/16 22:43:40

World Cup triumph 'just the beginning' for France

Kylian Mbappe and another supremely talented generation of French players may just be getting started after overcoming Croatia to win the World Cup in Russia.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 22:43:40

Indonesia invites Korean leaders Moon, Kim to Asian Games

The leaders of the two Koreas have been invited to next month's Asian Games in Indonesia, Jakarta said Monday, after the neighbors agreed to field several joint teams at the event.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 21:48:40

Ronaldo greets Juve fans, sparks Champions League dreams

Juventus fans gave Cristiano Ronaldo a rousing welcome on Monday as the club prepared to unveil the superstar summer signing they hope will bring the Champions League trophy back to Turin.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 21:48:39

Paulinho goes back to Guangzhou

Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League (CSL) this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 21:43:40