Classy teamwork steers Liaoning to rout of Shanxi in CBA

Zhuji (China), January 8: The Liaoning Leopards defeated the Shanxi Loongs 124-87 in the 2020-21 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) season here on Thursday.

Haddadi leads Sichuan to beat Nanjing in CBA

Zhuji (China), January 8: The unstoppable Hamed Haddadi helped the Sichuan Blue Whales defeat the Nanjing Monkey Kings 111-97 to end their four-game losing streak...

Chinese national teams go all out in training camps ahead of Tokyo...

Beijing (China), January 8: With roughly six months to go before the start of the Tokyo Olympics, China's national teams across various disciplines have entered...

Beijing Winter Olympic park to be completed by September of 2021

Beijing (China), January 8: Beijing will build a Winter Olympic Park in the city's western region and will be completed by the end of September...

Fujian ends Shanghai's six-game winning streak in CBA

Zhuji (China), January 8: Andrew Nicholson scored a game-high 31 points to help the Fujian Sturgeons smash the Shanghai Sharks 110-98, ending Shanghai's six-game winning...

Premier League club Villa closes training ground due to coronavirus outbreak

London (UK), January 8: English Premier League club Aston Villa confirmed on Thursday that the club has closed its training ground due to an outbreak...

Bayern's instability causing concern

Berlin (Germany), January 8: A thin blanket of snow has turned Bayern Munich's training ground into a winter landscape for the club's preparations for what...

Chinese volleyball stars Zhu Ting, Ding Xia named in FIVB Roster 100...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 8: Chinese volleyball stars Zhu Ting and Ding Xia have been named in a FIVB list that features 100 key players and...

Internacional rises to second in Brazil's Serie A

Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), January 8: Caio Rocha and Yuri Alberto scored second-half goals as Internacional climbed to second in Brazil's Serie A with a...

Beijing Guo'an names Bilic as head coach

Beijing (China), January 7: Slaven Bilic has been appointed head coach of Beijing Guo'an, the Chinese Super League club announced on Wednesday.

Wei Shaoxuan spearheads 16-archer training squad eligible for Tokyo 2020

Beijing (China), January 7: The Chinese national archery team on Wednesday announced its final training squad of 16 athletes who will compete for the six...

US women's soccer star Alex Morgan contracts COVID-19

Washington (US), January 7: US women's soccer star Alex Morgan has recently contracted COVID-19 and will not be called into the national team's first training...

Barca loans young midfielder Carles Alena to Getafe

Madrid (Spain), January 7: FC Barcelona on Wednesday confirmed that it has loaned central midfielder Carles Alena to Getafe, the contract will last to the...

Ecuador midfielder Sornoza set for Tijuana move

Mexico City (Mexico), January 7: Ecuador international midfielder Junior Sornoza is set to join Tijuana on loan from Corinthians, according to widespread press reports on...

La Liga leader Atletico Madrid crashes out of Copa del Rey

Madrid (Spain), January 7: La Liga leader Atletico Madrid became the highest profile victim of a giant-killing act when it was knocked out of the...

Santos hold Boca Juniors, eye final spot in Copa Libertadores

Buenos Aires (Argentina), January 7: Brazil's Santos held Argentine giants Boca Juniors to a goalless draw in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores semifinal...

Pochettino's PSG debut ends in draw, Lyon extend lead

Paris (France), January 7: Mauricio Pochettino's first match in charge of Paris Saint-Germain didn't go as he expected, as the capital side were held 1-1...

Juve ends Milan's unbeaten run in Serie A

Rome (Italy), January 7: AC Milan saw its 27-match unbeaten run in Serie A ended by Juventus as it lost 3-1 to the Bianconeri at...

Japan's sumo superstar Hakuho tests positive for COVID-19

Tokyo (Japan), January 6: Sumo grand champion Yokozuna Hakuho has become the latest Japanese star sportsman to test positive for COVID-19, the Japanese Sumo Association...

Fluminense boss Marcao tests positive for COVID-19

Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), January 6: Fluminense's Marco Oliveira is the latest Brazilian football manager to be diagnosed with COVID-19, the Rio de Janeiro club...

Mascherano to assume Argentina youth development role

Buenos Aires (Argentina), January 6: Former Argentina captain Javier Mascherano has agreed to take charge of the country's youth team development, the Argentinian Football Association...

Two surprises in first day of Copa del Rey 2nd round ties

Madrid (Spain), January 6: The second round of Spain's Copa del Rey knockout competition brought surprises on Tuesday, with two top flight teams knocked out...

Copa Libertadores final to be played without fans

Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), January 6: The Copa Libertadores final at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium will be played behind closed doors because of...

Palmeiras edge toward Copa Libertadores final spot

Buenos Aires (Argentina), January 6: Brazil's Palmeiras took a giant stride towards a place in the Copa Libertadores final on Tuesday with a 3-0 away...

Paraguay striker Barrios sinks San Lorenzo with late goal

Buenos Aires (Argentina) Jan 5: Paraguay international striker Lucas Barrios came off the bench to fire Gimnasia y Esgrima to a 2-1 victory at San...

Brazilian defender Verissimo to join Benfica

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Jan 5: Santos has reached a deal to sell defender Lucas Verissimo to Portugal's Benfica, according to media reports in Brazil.

Argentine midfielder D'Alessandro secures Nacional move

Montevideo (Uruguay) Jan 5: Former Argentina international midfielder Andres D'Alessandro has joined Uruguayan side Nacional after ending his 12-year spell at Brazil's Internacional.