Official emblems for Beijing 2022 Winter Games unveiled

The emblems of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, respectively named "Winter Dream" and "Flying High," were unveiled on Friday.

'Darkness before dawn'

Holding the Winter Olympic Games in a little-known corner of South Korea was never an easy proposition, but a ban on Russia and the latent threat of nuclear war have ...

'Brazilian storm'

Slightly built and aged just 10, Rickson Falcao looks no match for the waves crashing onto Brazil's Atlantic coast, but within seconds of launching his board, the kid surfer is ...

Real draw PSG in round of 16

Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid will resume their bid for a first European Cup treble in 42 years against Neymar's ­Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) after the big-spending duo were on Monday drawn together in a mouthwatering Champions League last-16 clash.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/11 22:43:40

Celtics turn tables on Pistons

The Boston Celtics notched a satisfying win in Detroit on Sunday, handing the slumping Pistons their sixth straight NBA defeat just two weeks after losing to them in Boston.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/11 21:23:40

General knowledge courses good for young gymnasts, says former Olympian

Compared with the past, current training schedules with more general knowledge courses are beneficial to young gymnasts, said a top Chinese gymnast here on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 10:12:43

American skiing star Lindsey Vonn misses St Moritz super-G with back injury

American skier Lindsey Vonn pulled out of Sunday's super-G in St Moritz after sustaining a back injury 24 hours previously.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/10 22:18:39

Altidore goal helps propel Toronto FC to 1st MLS Cup

Jozy Altidore's second-half goal helped propel a relentless Toronto FC to a 2-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday to claim their first Major League Soccer (MLS) championship after a gut-wrenching loss in last year's final. The victory capped a superb season for the Reds, adding the MLS Cup to the Supporters' Shield that goes to the club with the best regular-season record and the Voyageurs Cup as Canadian champions.
Source: Reuters | 2017/12/10 22:13:40

Vasyl Lomachenko retains title

Vasyl Lomachenko continued his meteoric rise up the boxing ladder, retaining his WBO junior lightweight title on Saturday night after challenger Guillermo Rigondeaux quit on his stool after six rounds.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/10 22:13:39

Former Cameroon defender known for 'worst tackle' dies

Former Cameroon international Benjamin Massing, whose crunching tackles at the World Cup in 1990 earned him an infamous reputation, died aged 55 on Sunday, local media reported.
Source: Reuters | 2017/12/10 22:11:22

Dortmund replaces Bosz with Stoeger

Borussia Dortmund sacked coach Peter Bosz on Sunday and immediately replaced him with Peter Stoeger, who himself was fired by Cologne one week earlier after failing to win a league match this season.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/10 22:11:21

China hailed after 2-2 draw with S.Korea

Fans and media hailed a young Chinese national soccer team after their hard-earned 2-2 draw with arch-rivals South Korea in the opening match at the East Asian Cup soccer tournament on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 22:08:39

James carries Cavs

LeBron James posted his third triple-double of the season and 58th of his ­career as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 105-98 on Saturday night.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/10 22:08:39