Wednesday, December 18, 2013
White-clad Chinese cricketers roared as a homegrown bowler sent the bails flying in Beijing — to the unfamiliar clatter of leather on plastic.
Standard Chartered Bank is joining the increasingly popular trend of organizing running events in Taiwan, as it plans to sponsor a marathon on the island for the first time next February.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Australia closed in on regaining the Ashes from England on the fourth day of the third test at the WACA Ground on Monday.
Monday, December 16, 2013
World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei Sunday became the first player to win four titles in the season-ending BWF World Superseries Finals when he crushed Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto.
Tina Weirather owes her immense skiing talent to her parents, who were both Alpine world champions. Only fitting then that the Liechtenstein racer should deliver a perfect birthday present to her mother, two-time Olympic gold medalist Hanni Wenzel.
Taiwan's Wei Chen-yang reaped the reward yesterday for his push to lose 5 kilograms in less than a month, an effort that let him take the gold in the men's 58-kg category of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix.
Sunday, December 15, 2013
UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre vacated his title Friday, citing a desire for a lengthy break from mixed martial arts.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
England took the upper hand over Australia on Friday for the first time since day one of this Ashes series, with Graeme Swann the unlikely source of two key wickets.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
New Zealand's Ross Taylor made the most of a second chance given to him by the West Indies and scored a century which guided the hosts to 307-6 at stumps on Wednesday on the first day of the second test.
Monday, December 9, 2013
Olympic sailors gathered at Guanabara Bay to compete in a local event on Saturday, but primarily they came to check out the venue for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.