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  1. Celtic show interest in Zhang Xizhe

    Christopher Atkins

    Transfer news

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  2. Brazil's extensive travel for games is lucrative but exhausting

    Fernando Duarte

    BEIJING -- On Tuesday night in Beijing, some people will review their "I have seen everything in football" threshold. At the Bird's Nest, Brazil will lineup against Zambia. As beautifully karmic as it may sound, we're not talking about a replica ...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  3. Deal with it: Brazil will host the World Cup

    Fernando Duarte

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- If you were in Beijing or New York last week, you would have to be sitting down when reading the news. According to a report by Folha de S. Paulo, a leading newspaper in Brazil and Latin America, that was obviously replicated by int...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  4. Tulsa inspires small-town Olympic dreams

    DJ Gallo

    Sydney. Athens. Beijing. London. Rio. Tulsa. Wait. What? One city doesn't belong, right? If you're a member of the Tulsa 2024 Olympic Exploratory Committee, though, your answer is that all six cities are equals. Yes, Tulsa, Okla. -- the se...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  5. China fines club, issues bans over match-fixing

    Associated Press

    Shanghai Shenhau has been stripped of its 2003 league title and fined $160,000 as part of a new round of sanctions aimed at rooting out match fixing in the Chinese Super League.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013
  6. North Korea women head to Tokyo for U-20 World Cup

    North Korean soccer players are on their way to participate in the women's under-20 World Cup in Japan.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  7. W roundtable: Lasting impressions from the 2012 London Olympic Ga...


    Women were the unquestionable storyline for the United States at the London Games. The espnW contributors weigh in with the moments that resonated most.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  8. Olympics Trending: 2 Jones, Alex Morgan

    Bill Speros

    Olympian Lolo Jones and actress Rashida Jones separated at birth? You be the judge. Jones, who failed to medal in Beijing in 2008, won her 100-meter hurdle qualifying race Monday, and the gold-medal race is Tuesday. @lolojones you're welcome! I'm su...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  9. 2012 Olympics -- Usain Bolt not the only medal contender for Jama...

    Luke Cyphers

    Jamaica has been the unquestioned power in the world of sprinting ever since Usain Bolt floated across the finish line in world-record time at the 2008 Beijing Games. So, what is does the team have in store for its second act?

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  10. Shanghai Shenhua beefs up roster, adds Giovanni Moreno

    Shanghai Shenhua says it has signed Colombia midfielder Giovanni Moreno, five days after bringing Didier Drogba to the Chinese club.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  11. Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba signs 2-year deal with Shang...

    One month after sealing Chelsea's victory in the European Champions League final, Didier Drogba signed with Shanghai Shenhua on a two-year contract that will reportedly make him China's highest-paid player.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  12. Demus, Richards-Ross follow moms' lead

    Luke Cyphers

    DALLAS -- Mother's Day carried added meaning on the first morning of the U.S. Olympic Media Summit, thanks to U.S. track stars Lashinda Demus and Sanya Richards-Ross. Demus just missed qualifying for Beijing in 2008 in her specialty, the 400-meter hu...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  13. China soccer officials, players on trial on charges they took bri...

    Two former leaders of China's soccer association are among eight officials and players on trial for bribery in a major push to punish those who have tarnished the sport.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  14. Tyson Gay won't attempt to run 200 meters at 2012 London Olympics...

    Luke Cyphers

    Tyson Gay is getting closer to a full recovery from a hip injury that cost him part of last year.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  15. Arsenal to play Manchester City at Beijing's Bird's Nest in frien...

    Arsenal will play Manchester City on the day of the London Olympics opening ceremony -- in the main 2008 Beijing Games stadium.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  16. Ex-China deputy soccer chief Yang Yimin sentenced for corruption

    The former deputy head of China's soccer association was sentenced Saturday to 101/2 years in prison as part of a crackdown on corruption and match-fixing.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2012