Japan’s Reira Iwabuchi on her way to winning the women’s snowboard Big Air event at the Winter X Games. Photo: Kyodo

Teen Choi breaks Kim record to become youngest snowboard halfpipe champion

South Korean teenager Gaon Choi completes 1080 to seal first ever X Games gold for South Korea.

29 Jan 2023 - 9:56PM

Ronaldo’s Saudi Arabia switch another symbol of Chinese football’s decline

Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival at Al Nassr on bumper pay deal captured global attention, but in an alternate world he may well have been destined for a move to Chinese Super League.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival at Al Nassr on bumper pay deal captured global attention, but in an alternate world he may well have been destined for a move to Chinese Super League.

29 Jan 2023 - 12:19PM

Eileen Gu out of X Games after ‘heavy crash’ in training

The 19-year-old’s knee is left ‘badly injured’ following a spill on the slopes in Aspen, Colorado, where she was favoured to win three gold medals.

The 19-year-old’s knee is left ‘badly injured’ following a spill on the slopes in Aspen, Colorado, where she was favoured to win three gold medals.

28 Jan 2023 - 5:02PM

China Olympic chiefs back Russian athletes for Asian Games

‘China upholds principle of political neutrality in sports,’ Chinese Olympics Committee statement says, after Olympic Council of Asia offers to let Russian athletes take part in Hangzhou.

‘China upholds principle of political neutrality in sports,’ Chinese Olympics Committee statement says, after Olympic Council of Asia offers to let Russian athletes take part in Hangzhou.

28 Jan 2023 - 2:34PM

Former NBA star Lin taking talents to Taiwan, signs with Kaohsiung Steelers

Jeremy Lin turns to Taiwan’s P. League+ side Kaohsiung 17LIVE Steelers to continue his professional career

Jeremy Lin turns to Taiwan’s P. League+ side Kaohsiung 17LIVE Steelers to continue his professional career

27 Jan 2023 - 2:39PM

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Eileen Gu of China celebrates on the podium after her victory in the women’s World Cup freestyle ski halfpipe event in Calgary, Alberta, on January 21, 2023. Photo: AP

Gu wishes fans happy Lunar New Year after two World Cup golds

China’s double Olympic champion Eileen Gu is already hard at work training for the X-Games, which get under way this weekend in Aspen, Colorado.

26 Jan 2023 - 3:57PM

Snooker boss ‘heartbroken’ as 10 Chinese players face lifetime bans

Governing body chairman thinks China will soon stage tournaments again but admits ‘there is some short-term damage’ from match-fixing charges – ‘it’s not a great look for us’.

Governing body chairman thinks China will soon stage tournaments again but admits ‘there is some short-term damage’ from match-fixing charges – ‘it’s not a great look for us’.

19 Jan 2023 - 11:16AM

10 Chinese snooker players charged with match-fixing

Investigation by snooker’s governing body results in some of biggest names in the sport – including world No 16 Yan Bingtao and No 9 Zhao Xintong – being accused of corrupt activity.

Investigation by snooker’s governing body results in some of biggest names in the sport – including world No 16 Yan Bingtao and No 9 Zhao Xintong – being accused of corrupt activity.

18 Jan 2023 - 9:28PM

Brownlee powers Ginebra to PBA Commissioner’s Cup victory

Justin Brownlee drops 34 points in dominating performance as Philippines side take Game 7 114-99 to seal title.

Justin Brownlee drops 34 points in dominating performance as Philippines side take Game 7 114-99 to seal title.

16 Jan 2023 - 1:57PM

Chinese teen Shang ‘aiming big’ after making history at Australian Open

Shang becomes first male player from China to reach second round of singles in Melbourne after four-set win over Germany’s Oscar Otte.

Shang becomes first male player from China to reach second round of singles in Melbourne after four-set win over Germany’s Oscar Otte.

16 Jan 2023 - 9:18PM

Russian doping agency clears teen skater Valieva of being drugs cheat

World Anti-Doping Agency ‘concerned’ by finding, will appeal result at Court of Arbitration for Sport.

World Anti-Doping Agency ‘concerned’ by finding, will appeal result at Court of Arbitration for Sport.

14 Jan 2023 - 2:34PM

Powell silences home fans as Dragons force Game 7 in Commissioner’s Cup

Bay Area Dragons levelled their PBA Commissioners’ Cup finals series against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel with an 87-84 Game 6 triumph powered by 29 points from Myles Powell.

Bay Area Dragons levelled their PBA Commissioners’ Cup finals series against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel with an 87-84 Game 6 triumph powered by 29 points from Myles Powell.

13 Jan 2023 - 1:59AM

Bay Area Dragons face must-win Game 6 in PBA Commissioners’ Cup finals

Bay Area Dragons looking to even PBA Commissioners’ Cup finals series for the third time in do-or-die Game 6 on Wednesday against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel.

Bay Area Dragons looking to even PBA Commissioners’ Cup finals series for the third time in do-or-die Game 6 on Wednesday against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel.

9 Jan 2023 - 6:24PM

Davis questions future of snooker in China, calls match-fixing probe ‘embarrassing’

Snooker great Steve Davis says any player found to have fixed a game would be guilty of a ‘breathtaking level of stupidity’.

Snooker great Steve Davis says any player found to have fixed a game would be guilty of a ‘breathtaking level of stupidity’.

9 Jan 2023 - 10:12AM

Eileen Gu reflects on ‘mind blowing’ 2022, sets sights on X Games

China’s 19-year-old freestyle skiing star says 2022 was full of highlights she will never forget – ‘honestly, this year felt like 10’.

China’s 19-year-old freestyle skiing star says 2022 was full of highlights she will never forget – ‘honestly, this year felt like 10’.

6 Jan 2023 - 8:02PM

Eastern reserves Xu and Pok step up in tough win over Macau Black Bears

Reserves Oliver Xu and Simba Pok played big part in Hong Kong Eastern’s win over the Macau Black Bears in the Asean Basketball League

Reserves Oliver Xu and Simba Pok played big part in Hong Kong Eastern’s win over the Macau Black Bears in the Asean Basketball League

6 Jan 2023 - 5:00PM

‘Inexperience’ costs Bay Area Dragons in Commissioner’s Cup loss

Justin Brownlee dominates with game-high 32 points as Barangay Ginebra San Miguel overhaul 14-point deficit in Game 3 of PBA Commissioner’s Cup finals.

Justin Brownlee dominates with game-high 32 points as Barangay Ginebra San Miguel overhaul 14-point deficit in Game 3 of PBA Commissioner’s Cup finals.

5 Jan 2023 - 4:19PM

China’s Zhao Xintong and Zhang Jiankang suspended in snooker match-fixing probe

Former UK champion Zhao and compatriot Zhang have been banned from World Snooker Tour with immediate effect. 10 Chinese players have now been suspended

Former UK champion Zhao and compatriot Zhang have been banned from World Snooker Tour with immediate effect. 10 Chinese players have now been suspended

4 Jan 2023 - 9:21AM

Basketball World Cup: Hong Kong to host China qualifiers against Kazakhstan, Iran

China Men’s national basketball team to play in Hong Kong - for the first time since 2018 - to conclude their 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.

China Men’s national basketball team to play in Hong Kong - for the first time since 2018 - to conclude their 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.

2 Jan 2023 - 8:31PM

The Chinese athletes aiming to follow in Eileen Gu’s footsteps

Almost a year after the Beijing Winter Games, the next generation of Chinese stars are being put through their paces in the Changbai Mountains.

Almost a year after the Beijing Winter Games, the next generation of Chinese stars are being put through their paces in the Changbai Mountains.

2 Jan 2023 - 2:35PM