Brazil's Atletico Mineiro sack coach after row with reporter2018-02-20
By Michael Place RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb.9 -- Brazilian Serie A club Atletico Mineiro sacked coach Oswaldo Oliveira on Friday after a heated exchange with a reporter in which he nee
Cai: A charitable spirit is good for Chinese football2018-02-20
By Sportswriters Wu Shuguang and Spencer Musick BEIJING, Feb.10 (Xinua) -- Chinese football chief Cai Zhenhua is hailing the charitable work of one goalkeeper and team captain in
China to air food documentary "A Bite of China III"2018-02-20
BEIJING, Feb.9 -- The third season of the documentary A Bite of China, produced by the China Central Television (CCTV), will air daily starting Feb.19. The documentary, which
Iran beat Uzbekistan to meet Japan in AFC Futsal Championship final2018-02-20
TEHRAN, Feb.10 -- Defending champions Iran demonstrated their prowess and hammered Uzbekistan 7-1 on Friday in the semifinal of the AFC Futsal Championship in Taipei, China, set
Kenyans eye Lisbon Half Marathon win, rule out world record attempt2018-02-20
NAIROBI, Feb.9 -- Kenya's Sammy Kitwara and Stanley Biwott will battle for honors at the Lisbon Half Marathon on March 11, but have ruled out attempting to run a world record ti
Leipzig beat Augsburg 2-0 in German Bundesliga2018-02-20
BERLIN, Feb.9 -- Leipzig wrapped their second straight win after moving 2-0 past uninspired Augsburg in the opener of the 22nd round in Bundesliga on Friday. The Bulls jumped
MMA star Li Jingliang confident ahead of UFC matchup in Australia2018-02-20
PERTH, Feb.9 -- China's biggest mixed martial arts star Li Jingliang is on the eve of the biggest fight of his career on Friday, as he prepares to take on highly touted Welterwe
Tianjin captain Zhang Lu lends his talents on the pitch to charity2018-02-20
By Sportswriters Wu Shuguang and Spencer Musick BEIJING, Feb.10 -- All famous footballers got where they are through their work on the pitch. But after making a name for themsel
Apple adds fitness features to smartwatch2018-02-20
Apple Inc is making its smartwatch one step closer to omnipresent, by enabling the Apple Watch to connect with gym equipment so consumers can more accurately track how they work out.
Botafogo sack coach Felipe Conceicao2018-02-20
RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb.10 -- Two-time Brazilian Serie A champions Botafogo have sacked coach Felipe Conceicao after just seven matches in charge. Club officials confirmed the decis
Cannavaro bringing positive vibes to Guangzhou Evergrande: Goulart2018-02-20
By sportswriter Michael Place RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb.10 -- Brazilian playmaker Ricardo Goulart is adamant that Guangzhou Evergrande can continue their dominance of the Chinese Supe
China: No change in Qomolangma's stated height2018-02-20
China has never changed its stand on the measured height of Qomolangma, known as Mount Everest in the West, National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geo information said Saturday.
Dahlmeier crowned in women's biathlon sprint, Kuzmina falters at PyeongChang Winter Olympics2018-02-20
PYEONGCHANG, Feb.10 -- German biathlete Laura Dahlmeier bagged women's 7.5km sprint gold with clean shooting performance, while two-time defending champion Anastasiya Kuzmina of
Former UN Secretary General calls for integrity among Olympians2018-02-20
PYEONGCHANG, Feb.10 -- Former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday called for the highest level of integrity among Olympians. The South Korean diplomat, wh
Over 20 mln new companies registered in China in past 5 years2018-02-20
BEIJING, Feb.10 -- Some 21.6 million companies were registered in the past five years in China, thanks to the government's push for entrepreneurship and innovation to bolster gr
Pet foster care booming as festival nears2018-02-20
While hundreds of millions of people are moving around the country to reunite with their families for Spring Festival, which begins on Feb 16, Wang Mengfan,27, is staying at her pet shop in Shanghai and preparing for the peak season during the festival.
Ramos-Vinolas sets up all-Spanish Ecuador Open final2018-02-20
QUITO, Feb.10 -- Second-seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas set up an all-Spanish Ecuador Open final by defeating Brazilian Thiago Monteiro 6-4,6-7 (4-7),6-4 here on Saturday. It was a
Anderson defends women's slopestyle title at PyeongChang Winter Olympics2018-02-20
PYEONGCHANG, Feb.12 -- Jamie Anderson gifted United States their second gold medal in snowboard as she defended her title in a delayed women's slopestyle final at PyeongChang Wi
Barcelona's lead cut to seven points in La Liga's matchday 232018-02-20
MADRID, Feb.11 -- FC Barcelona's lead at the top of Spain's La Liga table was reduced to seven points on matchday 23 as they were held to a goalless draw by Getafe, while Atleti
CBA Roundup: Marbury retires with 20 points in last match2018-02-20
BEIJING, Feb.11 -- Former NBA star Stephon Marbury finished with 20 points in his retirement match on Sunday, as his Aolong defeated Jiangsu 104-92 in the last round of the regu
Carballes Baena wins first ATP title in Ecuador2018-02-20
QUITO, Feb.11 -- Spain's Roberto Carballes Baena secured his first ATP title by defeating compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the Ecuador Open final on Sunday. The world No.107
Czech Republic beats Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup first round2018-02-20
PRAGUE, Feb.11 -- The Czech Republic beat Switzerland 3-1 on Sunday in the first round of the Fed Cup in Prague. The Czech team advanced to the semifinal of the women's tennis t
Fan vows to go all out in women' s 3000m relay final at PyeonChang Games2018-02-20
PYEONGCHANG, Feb.11 - World champion Fan Kexin aims to win the gold medal in the short track speed skating women' s 3000m relay after her team qualified for the relay final A at
Figure skaters win Canada 1st gold medal at PyeongChang Olympics2018-02-20
PYEONGCHANG, Feb.12 -- Canada grabbed its first gold medal at PyeongChang Olympics in the figure skating team event on Monday with strong and balanced performances of all discip
Jilin defeat Sichuan to stop ten-game losing streak in CBA2018-02-20
CHANGCHUN, Feb.11 -- Four players scored double digits to help Jilin defeat Sichuan 98-83 to stop a 10-game losing streak in the last round of the 2017-2018 Chinese Basketball A