Former China international Sun Jihai will become the Club Ambassador in China for English Premier League club Manchester City.
World football governing body has appointed Uganda's Moses Magogo on the committee for security and integrity.
China beat Bahrain 3-0 here on Sunday in a warmup for the AFC U-23 Championships.
The Sporting Lokeren defender Gregory Mertens has died in hospital on Friday, three days after he collapsed during a reserve match.
Chinese billionaires have started invading European football by making purchasing deals with top clubs, looking to gain influence in the "beautiful game" and help China raise its standard.
Australia's top football stars have been charged with supplying cocaine over the weekend in an event that has shocked local sports fans.
Cleveland Browns wide -receiver Josh Gordon was banned for at least one year by the NFL on Tuesday for violating the substance abuse policy.
Tom Brady cemented his legacy as one of the all-time quarterback greats, -firing four touchdown passes in the New England Patriots' dramatic 28-24 come-from-behind win over the Seattle Seahawks on -Sunday.
Tom Brady fired three touchdown passes and LeGarrette Blount rumbled for three more as the New England Patriots demolished the Indianapolis Colts 45-7 on Sunday to book their sixth trip to the Super Bowl in 14 years.
Peyton Manning slumped off the field toward an uncertain future following Denver's divisional playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, with many wondering if they had seen the last of one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time.
The defending Super Bowl champions Seattle Seahawks beat the Carolina Panthers 31-17 on Saturday, putting them one win away from a return trip to the NFL's championship game.
Tony Romo engineered a stirring second-half comeback to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a nail-biting 24-20 NFC wild-card win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday and a trip back to the divisional round to meet the Green Bay Packers.
Baltimore and Carolina captured the last two NFL playoff spots with victories on Sunday while Aaron Rodgers shook off a calf injury to spark a crucial Green Bay triumph.
Peyton Manning was named to his NFL-best 14th Pro Bowl to lead a league-best nine Denver Broncos players into the annual All-Star game, the NFL announced Tuesday.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will miss Sunday's season finale against Baltimore because of a hamstring injury.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers delivered a precise passing game as the Green Bay Packers retained a perfect record at home this season with a 26-21 victory over Tom Brady's New England Patriots on Sunday.
Australia beat South Korea 1-0 at the International Youth Football Tournament here on Tuesday.
Aesop's well-known fable about the tortoise and the hare sees the tortoise coming out on top, due to the hare's arrogance.