Qatar carved out a piece of footballing history for themselves on Friday, winning the AFC Asian Cup for the first time in a 3-1 upset win over four-time winners Japan in Abu Dhabi, UAE .
Naomi Osaka recovered after wasting three championship points and reasserted herself down the stretch to win the Australian Open for a second consecutive Grand Slam title, edging Petra Kvitova 7-6 (2), 5-7, 6-4 on Saturday night.
Marcello Lippi, the 70-year-old Italian legendary coach, said on Thursday that he will leave his position with China as his contract ends after the AFC Asian Cup tour.
China's former world number one Ding Junhui eased past debutant Jack Lisowski 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals of the Masters snooker tournament at Alexandra Palace in London on Monday.
Holding a snowboard, Lu Yongshuai, dark and sharp-featured, said he had never traveled far from his hometown, Chongli.
Lionel Messi "never left" Argentina's national team and will be ready when coach Lionel Scaloni calls upon him, the head of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said on Wednesday.
Chinese women's football player Wang Shuang scored as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Metz 7-1 at home in the 14th round match of French league on Sunday.
China's diver Shi Tingmao was named the Best Female Diver of the Year 2018 at the FINA World Aquatics Gala on Sunday night.
China's Lu Ning was edged out by Englishman Tom Ford 6-5 in the fourth round of the UK Snooker Championship in York on Wednesday.
Three referees from China will represent the country as match officials in the upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup in France in 2019, according to the Chinese Football Association.
Chinese number one Ding Junhui beat compatriot Xiao Guodong 6-4 to reach the last 16 at the UK Snooker Championship in York on Tuesday.
Midfielder Luka Modric playing for Real Madrid opened a new chapter in the Ballon d'Or (Golden Ball) history as he became the first Croatian to claim the best player award in Paris on Monday.
The AFC Annual Awards 2018 has come to a conclusion with China's Wang Shuang bagging the Women's Player of the Year Award.
Zverev beats Djokovic in 2 sets to win ATP Finals title
Netherlands forward Robin van Persie says he will retire from football at the end of the season.