Coming across the names of Brandon Porfirio da Silva and Brenda Porfirio da Silva, people are tempted to assume they are siblings, and surely they are. The Brazilian brother and sister were competing side by side for the first time at the ongoing BRICS Games.
Grand Slam champion-turned coach Liu Guoliang was named as a vice president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association (CTTA) on Tuesday.
The BRICS Games could be a regular sports exchange program among BRICS nations, said Russian deputy sports minister Sergey Kosilov at the ongoing first-ever BRICS Games here on Monday.
Spanish matador Ivan Fandino died Saturday after being gored during a competition in Mont-de-Marsan, southwest France. While plenty of people mourned Fandino’s death and praised his skill in the bullring, others questioned his risky job and lashed the cruelty of the tradition.
IOC vice president Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr. says he is impressed by what China has done in their preparation to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Chinese sporting attire brand 361°announced on Thursday that it has become an official partner of the 2018 Asian Games to be held in Jakarta.
Argentine footballer Carlos Tevez, currently plying his trade at Shanghai Shenhua club in China, has spoken out about how his new life in Asia has given him a new measure of peace and time with his family.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order for a set of anti-doping measures that the government shall approve before June 20, the Kremlin said Tuesday.
Kevin Durant was named the unanimous Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals after the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Game 5 of the Finals.
The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Game 5 of the Finals to win their second NBA championship in three seasons, wrapping up a 16-1 postseason run after finishing the regular season 67-15.
A Chinese boy who was injured in a stampede at a June 3 public screening of the UEFA Champions League final has received a video call from Juventus striker Paulo Dybala on Monday, local media reported.
Three motorsport teams with Chinese backing battled it out on the track at Berlin Tempelhof Airport at the weekend during the third season of the Formula E electric car racing championship, which is also partially China-owned.
Latvian underdog Jelena Ostapenko won her first Grand Slam title in a thrilling manner as she came back from one set down to beat No. 3 seed Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in women's singles final at the 2017 French Open .
China national team coach Marcello Lippi is facing tough challenges ahead of their crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Syria on June 13 as several Chinese players will be absent due to injury and suspension.
China maintained the lead in the final series of ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan, while Serbia and Ukraine secured the second and the third place respectively, local media said Friday.
Three-time Chinese Basketball Association champions the Beijing Ducks appointed Greek hoops guru Yannis Christopoulos as its new head coach on Friday.