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Maradona to take up Chinese football role
The legendary Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona has announced that his next career will be in China.
China dominates 500m short track, Japan sweeps speed skating
China dominated in the 500m short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games here on Tuesday, while host Japan topped the medal tally by sweeping four speed skating golds.
Canadian athletes react to report showing widespread doping in Russian sport
Members of the Canadian sport community are calling a new report that shows evidence of state-sponsored doping in Russian sport "hugely disappointing" and "devastating" for athletes.
Canadian Raonic beats Federer in 5 sets to reach 1st Grand Slam final
Milos Raonic has made Canadian tennis history — and he beat one of the game's best and most decorated players in the process.
Cavendish wins Tour Stage 6 in mass sprint in Montauban
Mark Cavendish started the Tour de France fearing that his training on the track for the Olympic Games would affect his chances of stage wins at cycling's biggest race.
Lowry, DeRozan named to US Olympic team
The U.S. has selected its 12-player roster, led by Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony.
Ibrahimovic helps Sweden rescue 1-1 draw with Ireland
Zlatan Ibrahimovic rescued Sweden yet again in a 1-1 draw with Ireland on Monday, even though he couldn’t set a European Championship scoring record.
Rafael Nadal to miss Wimbledon because of wrist injury
Rafael Nadal pulled out of Wimbledon on Thursday, citing the left wrist injury that forced him out of the French Open.
Sharks coach known for using rest as weapon, making him popular with player
Sometimes San Jose Sharks veterans Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau need to be coaxed off the ice.
Nadal wins 200th Grand Slam match at French Open
Rafael Nadal set another milestone at the French Open on Thursday, posting the 200th Grand Slam match win of his career.
Bring on the Cavs: Raptors torch Miami 116-89 to claim first-ever East semifinal
The Toronto Raptors had waited two decades for this moment.
Olympic flame set to arrive in Brazil for torch relay
The Olympic flame is set to arrive in Brazil, kicking off a three-month torch relay around the country that will end at the Maracana stadium when the games open on Aug. 5.
Dutch soccer great Johan Cruyff dies at age 68
In the end Johan Cruyff couldn't defeat lung cancer. After facing down many a foe on and off the soccer pitch, the Dutch genius died Thursday, aged 68.
Swiss open criminal case against fired FIFA official
Fired former FIFA official Jerome Valcke has joined his former boss Sepp Blatter under criminal investigation in Switzerland.
NFL player R. Wilson, singer Ciara are engaged
The Seattle Seahawks quarterback posted a video on his Facebook page Friday showing himself next to Ciara, who was wearing a bright ring.
Judge rejects plea deal in ex-NFL star's rape case
A federal judge rejected a plea deal Thursday in the rape case against former NFL star Darren Sharper, saying the nine-year sentence doesn't reflect the seriousness of the alleged assaults against as many as 16 women.
Obama salutes NBA champs at White House
A basketball enthusiast, United States President Barack Obama applauded the Golden State Warriors on Thursday and marveled at how they are revolutionizing professional basketball with what he described as a "small-ball nuclear lineup" that specializes in great shooting and passing.
NHL's Stoner admits to hunting without a licence
National Hockey League defenceman Clayton Stoner has pleaded guilty to hunting without a licence in connection with a grizzly bear hunt on British Columbia's central coast.
Canadian wrestling legend has prostate cancer
Canadian professional wrestler Bret Hart says he has prostate cancer and will undergo surgery "in the next few days."
Rio 2016 budget revised up
The cost of staging this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has been revised up by 400 million reais (about 100 million US dollars), Brazil's Olympic Public Authority (APO) said on Friday.
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