Football | Gaungzhou R&F beats Mariners to reach Asian Champions League

Jiang Ning and Liu Lin scored a goal in each half to give Chinese club Gaungzhou R&F a 3-1 win over the Central Coast Mariners yesterday and a spot in

Skiing | Norway expected to dominate cross-country at worlds

  Even by cross-country skiing standards, there may be an unusually high number of Norwegians climbing the podium in the coming two weeks. Going into the Nordic skiing world championships that start

Football | Champions League Preview Ronaldo looks to break out of slump

Cristiano Ronaldo finds himself in a rare position: the goals are drying up for the Real Madrid star. The Ballon d’Or winner has not scored in his past three games and

Rugby | 6N Wales kickstarts campaign with 26-23 win over Scotland

Wales kickstarted its Six Nations campaign with a 26-23 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield yesterday (Macau time). Warren Gatland’s team lost its opener to England but hit back in Edinburgh with

Boxing | Pacman to fight Mayweather in May

The Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao is likely to face the American fighter Floyd Mayweather in the ring in May this year, according to a report by The Sunday Telegraph. People

Cricket | South Africa opens with World Cup win over Zimbabwe

Another match, another easy win for one opponent over another at the Cricket World Cup. A record-breaking partnership of 256 between David Miller and J.P. Duminy led South Africa to a

Paris takes step toward bidding for 2024 Olympics

Paris moved a step closer to bidding for the 2024 Olympics yesterday when Mayor Anne Hidalgo welcomed the results of a feasibility study on bringing the games back to the

Man U set for 1st annual loss since 2012 U.S. IPO

Manchester United, the record 20-time English soccer champion, is seen heading for its first annual loss since a 2012 U.S. initial public offering after the team failed to reach the

Cambodia vs. Macau in 2018 World Cup qualifying

The first qualifying matches to be played for the 2018 World Cup in Russia have been drawn in Asia. India will host Nepal on March 12 in the pick of six

Boxing | Buster Douglas: ‘Belief’ led him to stunning upset of Tyson

An uppercut and three follow-up punches made James “Buster” Douglas a household name. And 25 years later, the brief heavyweight champion is still pleased his knockout of Mike Tyson ranks

Commonwealth Games | South Africa’s Durban only candidate for 2022

The South African city of Durban was the only candidate left to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the first in Africa, after Edmonton withdrew its bid because of economic insecurity. Edmonton

Six Nations | World Rugby accepts Wales did not see North concussed

Rugby’s governing body launched a review of North’s medical treatment after watching video on Saturday, a day after the match in Cardiff. He accidentally banged heads with a teammate in

The Showdown at Sands | Thai fighter confident against Zou Shiming in March 7 title defense

  Zou Shiming is not the only boxer hoping to defend a nation’s pride with a pair of fists. His old acquaintance and upcoming opponent, International Box- ing Federation (IBF) flyweight titleholder

Egypt football violence revives scrutiny of police

  The killing of more than 20 soccer fans outside a Cairo stadium in a melee with security forces has revived scrutiny of police tactics in Egypt less than a month

Football | Ivory Coast wins African Cup in shootout against Ghana

Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry saved the day, and then he scored the winner. The 35-year-old veteran blocked a penalty attempt from opposing goalkeeper Razak Braimah and then stepped up to

Super Bowl | Phoenix didn’t get rich

The Super Bowl was a humdinger of a game, a television ratings smash—and a dud for the Phoenix economy, which played host to the big event. New credit card transaction numbers from

FOOTBALL | Atletico thrashes Madrid 4-0 in derby to open up title race

Atletico Madrid thrashed crosstown rival Real Madrid 4-0 in a dominant derby performance on Saturday that threw open the Spanish league title race. The defending champion set the tone from the

Africa Cup of Nations | CAF fines Equatorial Guinea over fan violence

Equatorial Guinea, which is hosting the Africa Cup of Nations, lost 3-0 in the semifinals to the Black Stars in Malabo. Play was halted eight minutes from the end because

British Touring invited to join Macau GP

  A report by AUTOSPORT has revealed that the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) was contacted by the Macau Grand Prix organizers regarding the possibility of having BTCC teams and cars

AP Global : Football 10 | Wolfsburg team of the week after thrashing Bayern

Wolfsburg has taken team of the week honors in the Associated Press Global Football 10 after thrashing Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich 4-1. It was the first league match of 2015 in

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