South Korean double Olympic champion skater Shim Suk-hee is seeking a heavier sentence for her former coach, her lawyer said Friday, after he was jailed for more than a decade for sexually assaulting her over several years.
Zhou Guanyu played with toy cars as a little boy and dreamed of being China’s first Formula One driver. Now 21, he is within touching distance of making that a reality.
Yan Bingtao has risen from a poor working-class background and playing to support his cancer-stricken mother to become China’s latest sporting prodigy.
Dozens of tennis stars stuck in hotel quarantine ahead of the Australian Open were told Monday they would get no “special treatment” to leave their rooms to train, despite complaints from some players.
A team of Nepali climbers made history on Saturday after becoming the first to summit Pakistan’s K2 in winter, on the same afternoon a Spanish mountaineer fell and died lower down the perilous peak.
A sumo wrestler in Japan said he had “no choice” but to quit the sport after his request to skip a tournament for fear of catching coronavirus was rejected.
China has begun building a $900 million facility it hopes will be the envy of eSports and seal its push to make Shanghai the global capital of the fast-growing professional gaming industry.
Tears fill Gui Yuna’s eyes as she describes losing her right leg in a road accident aged seven and school bullies kicking away her crutch to make her fall.
Temperatures in Beijing were set to plummet to a three-decade low overnight on Wednesday, but that didn’t stop a hardy group of retirees plunging into icy waters to indulge in their bracing hobby of outdoor swimming.
Record-breaking sumo champion Hakuho has tested positive for Covid-19 just days before the New Year tournament, the Japan Sumo Association said Tuesday.
Whistle-blowing, flag-waving super-fan Kyoko Ishikawa has attended every Summer Olympics in the past 30 years — and the Tokyo resident doesn’t plan on missing out on a Games in her home city.
Thailand’s badminton chief pledged that next month’s restart tournaments will be the “safest in the world” on Wednesday after heavyweights China withdrew because of coronavirus restrictions.
Two-time Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu crowned his comeback from a 10-month layoff with a commanding victory at the Japanese national championships on Saturday.
Japan’s two-time Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu said Thursday he felt compelled to return to competition this week despite being “conflicted” about his safety as coronavirus infections surge nationwide.
The “baggy green” worn on Test debut in 1928 by Australia’s greatest batsman Donald Bradman has sold for Aus$450,000 (US$340,000), a record for one of the cricket legend’s caps.