'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.

Beijing vows green and cooperative Winter Olympic Games

A high-level conference on Thursday assessing the lead up to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games discussed some of the challenges and future visions of this global sporting event, with officials vowing a green and cooperative games that will promote the development of winter sports in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 0:38:03

Schumacher's son gets 'dream' first F1 spot with Haas

Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, says his childhood dream has come true following Wednesday's announcement that he will drive in Formula One for the first time with Haas next season.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/3 16:28:41

Less contact, short trips: Virus-hit Olympics bosses set out rules

Athletes at the coronavirus-postponed Tokyo Olympics will face regular testing, restrictions on mingling and potential punishment for non-compliance with health rules, organizers said Wednesday as they outlined plans for holding the Games.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/3 16:28:40

Steelers beat Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steers moved to 11-0 with a jumbled 19-14 victory over a severely depleted Baltimore squad in an NFL contest that was postponed three times because of a coronavirus outbreak on the Ravens.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/3 16:23:41

Neymar lifts PSG

Neymar's brace helped Paris Saint-Germain to a vital 3-1 win over Manchester United on Wednesday that took the French club to within touching distance of the Champions League last 16, while Borussia Dortmund secured their qualification for the next round and Olivier Giroud scored all four goals in Chelsea's 4-0 thumping of Sevilla.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/3 16:23:40

You'll Never Walk Alone

"La Masia will be a personalized accompaniment to the player, under the slogan of 'You will never walk alone,'" wrote Barcelona presidential candidate in his manifesto to take charge of the Spanish giants at their next election in 2021 last week.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 16:18:40

And the nominees are...

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist has been announced and it honors six of the outstanding athletes of the last 12 months.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 15:48:40


The English Premier League has a VAR problem. Every week, despite some of the biggest clubs, best players and smartest coaches in world football, it is all there is to talk about.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 15:43:41

Hamilton 'devastated' to miss GP

World champion Lewis Hamilton said he was devastated to miss this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain having tested positive for coronavirus.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/3 15:43:40

Pele bids emotional farewell to 'incomparable' Maradona

Brazilian football great Pele has expressed his deep sorrow at not being able to say goodbye to Diego Maradona, a week after the Argentinian legend's death.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/3 12:55:27