'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.

Chinese football leagues to implement strictest ever salary cap next season

The strictest ever expenditure and salary cap will be implemented in all levels of professional leagues next season, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) revealed Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/14 17:13:41

Messi saves Barca

Lionel Messi saved Barcelona from another embarrassing result by scoring the decisive goal in a 1-0 win over lowly Levante, while Real Sociedad returned top of La Liga on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/14 17:13:40

Ronaldo hits brace

Cristiano Ronaldo marked his 100th game for Juventus with a pair of penalties in a 3-1 success over Genoa on Sunday, as the champions closed the gap on Serie A leaders AC Milan who were held at home against Parma.
Source: Agencies | 2020/12/14 17:08:40

Chinese-born He scores US college football TD

Peizhang "Jackson" He, the only Chinese-born player in major college American football, completed an amazing sport journey by scoring a touchdown for Arizona State in a victory over arch-rival Arizona.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/13 16:38:40

Real back in title race

Real Madrid reignited their La Liga title push on Saturday beating leaders Atletico 2-0 as their city rivals suffered a first league defeat of the season.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/13 16:33:42

Honors even

Manchester United and Manchester City did their Premier League title ambitions few favors in a drab 0-0 draw at Old Trafford as Chelsea's challenge also suffered a setback in a 1-0 defeat at Everton on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/13 16:33:41

Joshua knocks out Pulev

Anthony Joshua said he wants to unify all four world heavyweight boxing ­titles in an all-British clash with Tyson Fury after a dominant ninth-round knockout of Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev at London's Wembley Arena on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/13 16:33:40

Hamilton, Russell in Abu Dhabi waiting game

Lewis Hamilton is back in training and set to return for Mercedes at this weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but only if he is passed fit and returns negative tests for COVID-19.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/10 17:28:41

Farewell Pablito

Paolo Rossi, a hero of Italian football who fired the Azzurri to victory in the 1982 World Cup, has died aged 64, prompting an outpouring of grief and tributes.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/10 17:23:42

Real, Atletico into last 16

Karim Benzema sent Real Madrid through to the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday alongside their rivals Atletico, while Neymar scored a hat trick as Paris Saint-Germain beat Istanbul Basaksehir in a match that had been delayed for 24 hours over a racism row.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/10 17:18:40