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  • China on a golden pond

    2012-12-29 09:38

    It's always tough to pick the best sportsman and sportswoman in an Olympics year with so many golden performances. However, this year's vote might be easier for the selection panel as Chinese swimmers made history-making breakthroughs at the London Olympics, where they bagged 10 medals (five gold) to finish second on the table while also showing the world they are power to be reckoned with.

  • Yearender: Olympics sparkle at height of magical British summer

    2012-12-28 09:16

    London defied Britain's wettest summer for 100 years, potential transport and security chaos and a depressed economy to stage a marvellous 2012 Olympics during a magical year for British sport.

  • Major sports events in 2013

    2012-12-27 10:52

    A list of major world sports events for the year of 2013.

  • Yearender soccer: Glory for Spain and Messi but problems never far away

    2012-12-25 16:33

    Spain's glorious third successive triumph in a major tournament and individual goalscoring brilliance from Argentine Lionel Messi will be remembered as soccer's golden hallmarks of 2012.

  • Yearender motor racing: Vettel takes triple in year of surprises

    2012-12-24 17:56

    Formula One fans have learned to expect the unexpected and 2012, despite Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull ending up as world champions for the third year in a row, was predictably unpredictable.

  • Yearender cycling: Armstrong case sends shockwaves

    2012-12-24 17:18

    The Lance Armstrong scandal left a huge gap in cycling's record books and further tainted the sport in a year when Britain experienced Olympic bliss in the wake of Bradley Wiggins' Tour de France title.

  • Moscow stadium needs reconstruction for World Cup

    2012-12-23 20:14

    The Luzhniki stadium in Moscow would undertake major reconstruction in preparation for the 2018 World Cup, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said Sunday.

  • IOC threatens action against defiant Indian officials

    2012-12-21 14:43

    The International Olympic Committee has asked its recognised Indian members to contemplate taking legal action against officials of the country's suspended Olympic association for misrepresenting the office.

  • Real to face United in Champions League

    2012-12-21 10:57

    Cristiano Ronaldo will return with nine-times winners Real Madrid to Manchester United, where he developed into one of the world's greatest forwards, and Lionel Messi's Barcelona take on AC Milan in the Champions League last 16.

  • 16th ASEAN University Games close in Laos

    2012-12-21 10:27

    The closing ceremony of the 16th ASEAN University Games (AUG) held in Laos on Thursday marked the end of the international sporting competition.

  • It's hard to separate life from basketball: Marbury

    2012-12-17 23:10

    Living life and playing basketball almost always go hand in hand for me. My oldest brother Eric used to tell me and anyone who would listen that he often put an actual basketball in my crib when I was just 6 months old.

  • Women enjoy a big week

    2012-12-17 22:23

    Chinese swimming proved again that it's a world power, though there is still a sizeable gap between the men and women.

  • 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.