'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.

AC Milan stay top of Serie A

Theo Hernandez nodded in a late winner to keep AC Milan top of Serie A heading into the winter break with a 3-2 victory over Lazio on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/24 18:08:39

Simulator racing could contribute to esports' embrace into multisport events

Although the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Simulator Racing Grand Prix (SRGP) culminated on Saturday in Macao, discussions on the race's future have continued.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 18:03:40

Forever England

The English Premier League is the most popular on the planet with some of the world's best players and managers making for a spectacle that has given us the best title races in memory in recent seasons.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 16:48:39

Autopsy shows no drink, illegal drugs

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona was suffering from liver, kidney and cardiovascular disorders but there were no signs of alcohol or narcotics consumption in his autopsy, the public prosecutor said on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/24 16:43:39

Celtics edge Bucks to open new season

Boston Forward Jayson Tatum banked in a game-winning three-pointer over Giannis Antetokounmpo with 1.5 seconds left to give the Celtics an 122-121 NBA season-opening victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/24 16:28:40

United into semis

Manchester United will face bitter rivals Manchester City in the League Cup semifinals after a dramatic 2-0 win at Everton, while Tottenham joined them in the last four with victory against Stoke on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/24 16:28:39

Switzerland's highest court overturns CAS ruling on Chinese swimmer Sun Yang

The Swiss Federal Tribunal (SFT) has overturned the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s ruling on Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, who has been banned for eight years for doping violations, sources said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/24 6:35:50

Nets rout Warriors in season opener

Kevin Durant's long-awaited Brooklyn Nets debut didn't disappoint Tuesday, the two-time NBA Finals MVP teaming seamlessly with Kyrie Irving in a 125-99 opening-day blowout over the Golden State Warriors.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/23 17:33:40

World badminton No.1 Momota back from car crash with victory

Japan's badminton world No.1 Kento Momota shrugged off nerves to make a winning return to competition in Tokyo Wednesday, nearly a year after suffering serious injuries in a car crash.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/23 17:28:40

New mark

Lionel Messi beat Pele's record of goals for a single club when he scored his 644th for Barcelona in a 3-0 victory against Valladolid on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/23 17:23:40