The world's biggest mixed martial arts organization, the Las Vegas-based UFC, Thursday announced its long-awaited return to Asia with a Singapore show and an "ambition" to debut in mainland China.
For Alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves, the chance to be East Timor's sole representative at the Asian Winter Games was too good to pass up, even if it meant missing the world championships.
Hamanpreet Kaur hit a six and ran briskly for two runs during the last two balls to steal a tense one-wicket win for India over South Africa in the final of the Women's Cricket World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday.
Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi says he has quit international cricket and will focus on playing Pakistan Super League for the next two years.
The Asian Winter Games officially got underway Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's most populous continent.
Olympic swimming gold medalist Grant Hackett was detained by police on Australia's Gold Coast on Wednesday after his father called for help.
A federal judge on Monday refused to block the government's US$100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, putting the former cyclist on course for trial in a 2010 case stemming from his performance-enhancing drug use.
In a total turnaround, Luca Aerni won the combined event at world ski championships on Monday after being 30th fastest in downhill.
A burgeoning Twenty20 tournament and growing interest from abroad is turning Hong Kong into one of Asia's fastest-rising cricketing destinations -- and could help the sport make inroads into mainland China.
Low-snow conditions in the Alaska Range have forced officials with the world's most famous sled dog race to move its official start from the Anchorage area to Fairbanks, 580 kilometers to the north.