'Iron Hammer' Lang Ping to continue coaching Chinese women's volleyball team until Tokyo Olympics

Lang Ping, one of China's most respected sports figures, will continue coaching Chinese women's national volleyball team until the end of the Tokyo Olympics, which is now rescheduled for summer 2021. The director of the Volleyball Management Center of China's State General Administration of Sports, Li Quanqiang, revealed on Thursday that Lang has renewed her contract with the Chinese national team. Lang's original contract was set to expire in August this year. With the Tokyo Olympics postponed, she renewed her contract accordingly, the Xinhua News Agency reported.

Mavericks thrash Clippers

The Dallas Mavericks powered to an NBA-record 50-point halftime lead on the way to a 124-73 demolition of the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/28 17:28:40

Federer out of Australian Open for 1st time in career after knee surgery

Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will miss the Australian Open for the first time in his career as he continues his recovery from two rounds of knee surgery, organizers said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/28 17:28:40

Still undecided

Lionel Messi remained coy on his future at Barcelona in a long interview broadcast on Sunday in which he called the Catalan giants "my life."
Source: AFP | 2020/12/28 17:23:40

Liverpool held

Liverpool offered the chasing pack in the Premier League title race a late Christmas gift by throwing away two points at home to struggling West Brom in a 1-1 draw on Sunday, as Tottenham were also held 1-1 at Wolves.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/28 17:23:40

Cavs outlast Pistons

Cleveland guard Collin Sexton scored 32 points, including a layup to force a second overtime on Saturday as the Cavaliers beat the Detroit Pistons 128-119 in an NBA thriller.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/27 17:03:39

Momota wins Japan title to cap comeback after January car crash

Badminton world No.1 Kento Momota won the All-Japan championships on Sunday to complete the first step of his comeback, nearly a year after suffering serious injuries in a car crash.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/27 16:43:40

Brady leads Bucs to playoffs

Tom Brady threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns in the first half on Saturday to power Tampa Bay to a 47-7 win over Detroit and lift the Buccaneers into the NFL playoffs.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/27 16:43:40

Arsenal bounce back

Arsenal eased fears of being dragged into a relegation battle with a stunning 3-1 win over Chelsea on Saturday, as Manchester United's Premier League title challenge stumbled after they conceded a late equalizer to draw at Leicester.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/27 16:43:39

Messi and Ronaldo keep on soaring

Messi, Ronaldo. Ronaldo, Messi. The names go hand in hand, and they have done for so long.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 20:28:39

Solskjaer chasing trophy after two years in charge at Manchester United

"We are desperate to get our hands on a trophy, these players are desperate to learn how to win," said Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ahead of his side's midweek trip to Everton in the Carabao Cup.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 20:23:39