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Championship's day of drama leads to time for reflection

The final fixtures of the Championship season were not without late drama. Newcastle were crowned champions thanks to an equalizing goal from Aston Villa's Jack Grealish as his side hosted ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/7 22:28:39

Relentless Ronaldo breaks Atletico hearts and Champions League records

This week's Champions League semifinal first leg between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid saw Cristiano Ronaldo score a hat trick that has all but put Los Blancos into the final ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/4 22:58:39

Kerr's medical predicament a sobering reminder of coaching importance

In one of the NBA's most sadly bizarre story lines, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr might miss the remainder of the team's playoff run due to complications from 2015 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/3 23:13:40

Ding impresses again, but world title remains elusive

Just as Chinese snooker star Ding Junhui appears to have defeated one nemesis, another one has sprung up in his place.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/2 23:08:40

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