Fabio Fognini of Italy shocked 11-time champion Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-2 in the semifinals of the ATP Monte-Carlo Masters, reaching his first ATP Masters 1000 final.
China's Liu Hongliang has claimed the title for the 2019 Beijing Half Marathon with a record time of 1:05:24 on Saturday morning, followed by two Kenyan runners in second and third place in the men's competition.
Olympic champion Sun Yang fired off his personal-best 1,500m freestyle in four years and collected his fourth title on the last day of the Chinese Swimming National Championships on Sunday.
Su Bingtian continued his unbeaten run into the season as the Chinese star sprinter blazed to a 6.49-second clocking to pocket his third consecutive 60-meter victory in one week at the final stop of the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour in Dusseldorf, Germany on Wednesday.
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.