It is rare for senior diplomats or political heavyweights from China and the United States to face off at major international forums.
John McEnroe has labelled fellow American Serena Williams the best in the women's game despite Caroline Wozniacki beginning the year as world number one.
It's your first game at your first Olympics and you have to subdue the idol of the host nation. As jobs go, they don't get much bigger.
A half-dozen protesters in burqas, their faces deathly pale with make-up, greeted General David Petraeus as the commander of US forces in Iraq arrived on Capitol Hill this week to brief senators...
The confident swagger was back. The skill was precise and efficient and the win almost merciless. Arms raised in triumph, the look was unmistakable.
John McEnroe is starting to get bored. The living legend feels that the competition on the senior tennis tour needs to be refreshed with young blood if it is to survive.
US DAVIS Cup team captain John McEnroe, fresh from his Singapore title win, declared himself fit and ready for today's start of the Cathay Pacific Champions tournament at the Hong Kong Convention...
AS Republican White House hopeful John McCain works the crowds of military veterans in South Carolina ahead of today's presidential primary, a special aspect of his appeal is becoming clearer - he...
Like good French wine, Henri Leconte seems to be maturing well with age.
Leconte, 36, is currently ranked number one on the ATP Senior Tour.
Henri Leconte crossed the line in tennis yesterday.