Maradona: Argentina need Higuain, Tevez at World Cup2018-02-20
BUENOS AIRES, Feb.11 -- Diego Maradona has called on Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli to recall forwards Gonzalo Higuain and Carlos Tevez for this year's World Cup in Russia. Desp
Peiffer of Germany wins men's biathlon 10km sprint at PyeongChang Olympics2018-02-20
Champion Arnd Peiffer from Germany (C), second-placed Michal Krcmar from Czech Republic (L) and third-placed Dominik Windisch from Italy pose for photos during the venue ceremony f
A single gene's mutation makes rice hybrid possible2018-02-20
WASHINGTON, Feb.12 -- Japanese scientists have identified the gene that causes hybrid sterility in rice, a major reproductive barrier between species. The findings, published on
CBA 2017-2018 regular season: the era of the Warring States2018-02-20
By Sportswriters Zheng Zhi, Wang Haoyu, Lin Deren BEIJING, Feb.13 -- As the 2017-2018 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league lowers its curtain, Guangsha ended the season t
Esteghlal coach says team is ready for AFC Champions League fixture2018-02-20
TEHRAN, Feb.12 -- Iran's Esteghlal football club are prepared to defeat Al Rayyan of Qatar in the group stages of the AFC Champions League, Esteghlal coach Winfried Schafer said
Fourcade of France wins men's biathlon 12.5 km pursuit at PyeongChang Olympics2018-02-20
Champion Martin Fourcade (C) from France, second-placed Sebastian Samuelsson (L) from Sweden and third-placed Benedikt Doll from Germany pose for photos during venue ceremony of me
Global network to use big data to protect Earth2018-02-20
Project linking 1,200 scientists to 'unlock the secrets' of the planet
Hirscher of Austria wins men's Alpine combined slalom at PyeongChang Olympics2018-02-20
Marcel Hirscher of Austria reacts after the men's alpine combined of alpine skiing at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in PyeongChang, South Korea, Feb.13,2018. Marcel Hirscher won the go
Kenya's Chemutai mark at Ras Al Khaimah HM may be considered for WR2018-02-20
NAIROBI, Feb.13 -- Kenya's Fancy Chemutai may be granted equal status as world record holder after organizers of Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon confirmed they will apply to IAAF f
Liu Jiayu wins halfpipe silver, China's first medal at PyeongChang Olympics2018-02-20
China's Liu Jiayu celebrates after ladies' halfpipe final of snowboard at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park in PyeongChang, South Korea, on Feb.13,20
Nation plans regulatory changes2018-02-20
Move to help central bank plug gaping holes in current rules for financial sector
Navigation satellites sent into Earth orbit2018-02-20
China launched a pair of navigation satellites on Monday afternoon, moving closer to building a global network.
Qatar celebrates national sports day2018-02-20
DOHA, Feb.13 -- Qatar kicked off its 7th national sports day on Tuesday morning, the Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported Tuesday. Qatari Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani an
Real Madrid and PSG preapre for decisive Champions League tie2018-02-20
MADRID, Feb.13 -- Real Madrid face their most important game so far this season when they entertain Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday night in a game whic
American Shaun White claims his third Olympic gold2018-02-20
Shaun White of the U.S. celebrates after winning the gold medal of men's halfpipe of snowboard at 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park, in PyeongChang, South
China's pair Sui/Han lead figure skating short program at PyeongChang Olympics2018-02-20
PYEONGCHANG, Feb.14 -- China's medal hopeful Sui Wenjing/Han Cong finish the first place in the figure skating short program at the PyeongChang Olympics on Wednesday after posti
Drones better than humans at monitoring wildlife: Australian study2018-02-20
CANBERRA, Feb.14 -- Australian researchers have employed thousands of rubber ducks to prove that drones are more accurate at monitoring wildlife than humans. Authors of the stud
Feature: Tomato flies again, White regains throne in Olympic men's halfpipe2018-02-20
Nineteen-year-old Japanese snowboarder Hirano Ayumu has done his best, as he led until the final jump of the competition
Former Udinese midfielder Valentim named Botafogo coach2018-02-20
RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb.13 -- Botafogo have named former Udinese midfielder Alberto Valentim as their coach for the remainder of 2018. The 42-year-old replaces Felipe Conceicao, who
Morocco promises to build 7 new stadiums if winning 2026 World Cup bid2018-02-20
RABAT, Feb.13 -- Morocco promises to build seven new stadiums in case the north African kingdom wins the bid to host the 2026 World Cup, local media reported on Tuesday. Morocco
Study highlights clues for potential marital infidelity2018-02-20
WASHINGTON, Feb.12 -- If a married person tends to look longer than average at an attractive individual who could be considered a romantic option, he or she is more likely to be
Zidane stays focus ahead of vital PSG game2018-02-20
MADRID, Feb.13 -- Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane brushed away fears of losing his job if his side lose to Paris Saint Germain in their forthcoming last 16 Champions League ti
Kuzmina tastes third Winter Olympic gold in biathlon mass start2018-02-20
Anastasiya Kuzmina of Slovakia celebrates after crossing the finishing line of women's 12.5km mass start event of biathlon at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia
Ledecka stuns Alpine skiing women's super-G in PyeongChang2018-02-20
Gold medalist Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic (C), silver medalist Anna Veith of Austria (L) and bronze medalist Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein celebrate after winning the lad
Neymar Sr labels son's critics 'vultures'2018-02-20
RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb.15 -- Neymar's father has described his son's critics as vultures and vowed the Paris Saint-Germain forward would come back stronger after his off-key perf