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Former F1 champion Lauda dead at 70


Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepreneur, has died at 70 after battling declining health.

European Tour to expand in China

Buoyed by record crowds and a wave of exciting young players, the European Tour is looking to expand again in China after some rocky times, a leading official told AFP.

City take big step toward title

Manchester City took a big step toward retaining the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday sending them back to the top ...


Tiger trims events to stay fresh

Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020 Tokyo Oympics.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/16 19:43:40

China's friendly match in Guangzhou confirmed, but Lippi is yet to be unveiled

A friendly match between China and the Philippines to be held in Guangzhou has been confirmed Thursday by the Philippine FA, but the Chinese FA is yet to announce who is taking charge of the Chinese national team.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 19:33:42

Ajax claim league title for 34th time

Ajax were crowned Dutch champions for the 34th time on Wednesday after they cruised to 4-1 win at De Graafschap that completed a domestic double a week after their crushing Champions League exit at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur.
Source: Reuters | 2019/5/16 19:33:41

Lazio end Atalanta's dream

Lazio lifted the Coppa Italia for the seventh time on Wednesday after late goals from Sergej ­Milinkovic-Savic and Joaquin Correa guided them to a 2-0 final win over Atalanta on a night in Rome dogged by fan violence.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/16 19:33:41

Bucks down Raptors in series opener

Brook Lopez scored 29 points as the Milwaukee Bucks staged a late rally to defeat the Toronto Raptors 108-100 in the opening game of their NBA Eastern Conference finals clash on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/16 19:28:40

Student exchange program launched to share robot tips

About 300 Chinese students in 11 groups will travel to countries including the US, Italy and Japan this summer to meet local students and learn about robots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 19:03:40

Zverev crashes out in Rome second round as injured Serena withdraws

World No.5 Alexander Zverev continued his poor recent form as he crashed out of the Italian Open in the second round while Serena Williams had to pull out of the women's draw with a recurring knee injury on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/15 19:23:45

Rask, Bruins move to verge of series sweep

The Boston Bruins are one win away from a Stanley Cup finals berth after a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday in the NHL Eastern Conference final.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/15 19:23:44

Pelicans to pick first in NBA draft

The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday and will have the chance to make collegiate superstar Zion Williamson the top pick on June 20 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/15 19:23:43

Villa into playoff final after shootout win

Aston Villa beat Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion 4-3 on penalties to reach the Championship playoff final on Tuesday after the tie ended 2-2 on aggregate.
Source: Reuters | 2019/5/15 19:23:41