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  • Guangzhou Evergrande ready to make major splash

    2013-02-26 03:44

    With a host of Chinese national players and a high-caliber group of foreign stars, Chinese Super League champion Guangzhou Evergrande is expecting to make a large impact on the AFC Champions League.

  • Back to business in CBA

    2013-02-26 03:44

    After having a well-earned break at the CBA's All-Star gala on Sunday, the league's top players have to switch their attention to this year's playoffs, which are hard to predict.

  • Happy Beckham delights PSG in his French debut

    2013-02-25 11:41

    Former England captain David Beckham enjoyed a promising French league debut for Paris St Germain, riding warm crowd support in a late cameo during the 2-0 home victory over Olympique Marseille on Sunday.

  • IOC warns Rio: 'Time is of the essence'

    2013-02-25 10:19

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has sounded a warning to Rio 2016 officials about delays to key infrastructure projects.

  • Nowhere to go but up for LA

    2013-02-24 09:32

    I remember quite clearly the last time a professional sports team was anywhere nearly as disappointing as this season's Los Angeles Lakers.

  • Nobody to scare the Heat

    2013-02-24 09:32

    The trade deadline came and went early on Friday morning (Beijing time) and I stupidly stayed up to see my Celtics make the blockbuster trade(s) that would push them into Eastern Conference contention or, alternately, a brave new future. Instead, all I saw was a classroom full of general managers sitting on

  • Kobe, Lebron: Who ya got?

    2013-02-24 09:23

    Kobe Bryant and LeBron James are chasing Michael Jordan for title of best player of all time. Tym Glaser asks if either can do it.

  • NBA has room for growth in China

    2013-02-23 15:00

    The National Basketball Association (NBA) is opening a glitzy "lifestyle destination" complex with an official basketball court, a hoop-themed restaurant and a children's zone.

  • Pistorius goes free on $113,000 bail

    2013-02-23 12:02

    A South African court granted bail on Friday to Oscar Pistorius, charged with the murder of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day, after his lawyers successfully argued the "Blade Runner" was too famous to flee justice.

  • AFC steps up efforts to tackle match-fixing

    2013-02-22 17:30

    The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has set up an internal task force in its latest efforts against match-fixing, which had plagued several of its member associations.

  • Aussie swimmers admit using sedative

    2013-02-22 16:50

    The Australian men's 4x100m freestyle relay squad has admitted using a sedative banned by their national Olympic committee in a bonding session before the London Games.

  • Slain Pistorius girlfriend against gender violence

    2013-02-22 11:08

    The day before her Paralympics star boyfriend Oscar Pistorius shot her dead, Reeva Steenkamp publicly proclaimed her support for a campaign against the violence that kills thousands of women in South Africa each year.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.