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A global stage for foreign dancers

This weekend will witness the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit, but it may face the cold shoulder from Chinese fans.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/18 5:03:02

Suarez out to torment opponents

It would be a brave gambler who wagered against Luis Suarez becoming the first Liverpool player to score 30 goals in a Premier League season when the leaders head to ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/4/18 5:03:02

F1 still has license to thrill

Those who feared the wheels were about to fall off Formula One had better think again.
Source: Reuters | 2014/4/12 0:23:01

Pause to commemorate

Every senior match in England will kick off seven minutes later than normal this weekend as soccer marks the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, when 96 Liverpool fans died ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/4/12 0:18:02

‘Exceptional’ Guardiola betters Bayern’s record in debut season

Pep Guardiola won his first Bundesliga title on Tuesday as record-breaking Bayern Munich were confirmed German champions with seven games to spare, bettering predecessor Jupp Heynckes’ record of six.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2014/3/28 5:03:03

F1 party arrives in mourning Malaysia

The world of Formula One descends on Kuala Lumpur for the often dramatic Malaysian Grand Prix with excitement around the Sepang circuit unusually muted as the country mourns the disappearance ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2014/3/28 5:03:03

Ronaldo run raises hopes of rare treble

Cristiano Ronaldo's scintillating form and the supporting role played by the likes of Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema suggest Real Madrid have every right to believe a rare treble is ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/3/22 0:53:02

End of Guangdong’s reign

The CBA's eight-time champions, the Guangdong South China Tigers, have failed to grab a playoff final berth for the first time in 12 years after they were upset by the ...
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/15 0:38:01

Science sees future beyond Paralympic Games

Imagine a future with no sporting events for paralyzed people. A future in which there is no need, as all the would-be competitors will have been cured.
Source: AFP | 2014/3/8 0:08:01

Warm-up wins offer few clues to Brazil squads

Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni was delighted with his side's lightning-fast start to Wednesday's 4-2 friendly win over New Zealand but the performance has not persuaded the Italian to finalize his ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/3/8 0:03:01

Germans fret over ‘boring’ Bundesliga

In less than a year, Bayern have lured Dortmund's prize assets Mario Goetze and Robert Lewandowski, with the Polish striker joining from next season, to Munich, leaving their rivals demoralized­ ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2014/2/28 23:28:01

Golden era coming

While some regard tennis as a sport for the rich in China, tennis itself has seen a big improvement in the last five years, highlighted by the growing number of ...
Source: Global Times | 2014/2/28 23:18:01

Oldies still golden in Sochi

They're the 30-somethings and even 40-somethings who refuse to bow out gracefully - the grizzled veterans of the Sochi Olympic Games who won't give in to gilded youth.
Source: AFP | 2014/2/22 0:48:02

Brazil gives Sochi Games cool shoulder

Down on Copacabana Beach, there's plenty of talk about June's World Cup and political protest as Rio residents relax on the sand.
Source: AFP | 2014/2/22 0:43:02

Sister act makes Games family affair

The Winter Olympic Games may be a multi-billion­ dollar enterprise reaching every corner of the globe - but for many the Sochi Games are a strictly family affair.
Source: AFP | 2014/2/15 0:38:01

Seahawks, Broncos bring Super Bowl buzz to Broadway

Super Bowl XLVIII rivals Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos arrived Sunday in New York to kick off the last week of preparation for the Broadway debut of America's biggest sporting ...
Source: AFP | 2014/1/29 5:03:02

Djokovic defeat leaves spotlight on coach Becker

Television viewers are used to seeing a snappily-dressed Boris Becker offering his thoughts on the day's big matches from the safety of a comfortable sofa at Wimbledon.
Source: Reuters | 2014/1/25 5:03:03

Ovechkin seeks belated team success

For all the riches Alex Ovechkin has accumulated during a glittering ice hockey career, a gold medal and a coveted silver bowl remain firmly beyond the Russian sniper's grasp.
Source: Reuters | 2014/1/25 5:03:02