'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.

Medvedev claims ATP Finals title

Daniil Medvedev barged to the head of the queue of young pretenders as the Russian captured the biggest title of his career by beating Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6 7/2), 6-4 in an absorbing climax to London's last ATP Finals on Sunday.
Source: Reuters | 2020/11/23 15:48:41

Kim follows up major breakthrough with LPGA title at Belleair

South Korean Kim Sei-young followed up her first major title at the Women's PGA Championship with her 12th LPGA crown on Sunday, firing an even-par 70 to win the Pelican Women's Championship by three strokes.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/23 15:43:42

Liverpool tame Foxes

Liverpool shrugged off an injury crisis to move level on points with Tottenham at the top of the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Leicester, while 10-man Arsenal were left to cling on for a 0-0 draw at Leeds by Nicolas Pepe's red card on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/23 15:43:41

Ibrahimovic shines again

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice to bring his tally to 10 league goals this season before limping off with a muscle strain as AC Milan stayed top in Serie A on Sunday with a 3-1 win at 10-man Napoli.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/23 15:43:40

Family sailing race series wraps up season

The national family sailing series ended its 2020 season on Sunday with a final competition held in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/23 15:15:16

Free agent Hayward reportedly headed to Charlotte Hornets in $120m deal

Coveted NBA free agent Gordon Hayward is headed to the Charlotte Hornets on a deal reported by ESPN to be worth $120 million over four years.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/22 15:33:40

Aussie Open decision 'soon,' says event chief

Australian Open chief Craig Tiley said Sunday he expected “decisions soon” on arrangements for the tournament after reports said it could be shifted from its usual January slot, while Rafael Nadal urged players to be patient.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/22 15:28:42

Atletico edge past Barcelona

Atletico Madrid delivered a major boost to their hopes of winning La Liga on Saturday by beating Barcelona 1-0 and consigning their opponents to their worst start to a league season in 29 years.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/22 15:28:41

Medvedev beats Nadal

Daniil Medvedev sent Rafael Nadal packing after a grueling slugfest at the ATP Finals in London on Saturday to set up a title match against Novak Djokovic's conqueror Dominic Thiem.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/22 15:28:40

Spurs sink Man City

Tottenham powered to the top of the Premier League with an impressive 2-0 win against Manchester City, while Chelsea are up to second place after their victory at Newcastle on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/22 15:23:40