American-born panda Bao Bao started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program.
Roma knocked out Villarreal from the UEFA Europa League despite falling to a 1-0 defeat to the Spaniards in the Italian capital.
Karim Ansarifard scored a brace, as the Olympiacos post a comfortable 3-0 win over the Turkish club Osmanlıspor in their second leg match of the UEFA Europa League.
A charity in South Africa is offering a new way to mothers unable to look after their newborn children.
Yevgeny Kuznetsov scored two goals, as the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 at the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday night.
Sevilla defeated Leicester City 2-1 in the first leg of their Round of 16 in UEFA Champions League matchup on Wednesday.
Austria's Dominic Thiem has cruised into the quarter finals of the Rio Open following a straight sets win over Serbia's Dušan Lajović.
Jewellery artists in the Georgian capital city Tbilisi are reviving traditional cloisonne enamel art form abandoned at the end of the 15th century.
Manchester United have cruised to the last 16 of Europa League with a 1-0 victory at Saint-Etienne.
Italy’s Juventus have defeated Portugal’s FC Porto 2-0 in the UEFA Champions League’s round of 16.
Atletico Madrid took a significant step towards the Champions League quarterfinals with a 4-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday night.
Paul Byron scored the decisive goal in the shootout to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.
An unmanned Russian cargo ship lifted off successfully Wednesday on a supply mission to the International Space Station.
Top seed Kei Nishikori has been knocked out of the opening round of the Rio Open, at the hands of Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil.
The US city of Los Angeles has hosted the annual cookie and sweets show.
Manchester City posted a 5-3 home victory over Monaco in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Many of the graduates of the center go on to be top protection dogs around the world. The minders reward their dogs when they do something right and ignore them if they do anything wrong.
Book Capella, a newly built, gothic-inspired library in central St Petersburg, is complete with all the expected luxuries of an ancient athenaeum – and a price tag to match.
Arsenal beat Sutton United 2-0 in the fifth round of the FA Cup at Gander Green Lane on Tuesday.
Vincent Trocheck scored just under 5 seconds remaining to hand the Florida Panthers a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.
A city in southwestern China has attracted visitors in early spring by about 400,000 colorful windmills.
Iran ‘s Esteghlal Khouzestan have posted a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia's Al Fateh in group B of the AFC Champions League in Muscat, Oman.
A traveling telescope is being moved between schools in Kenya to let students look at the stars.
The Canadian capital has hosted an ice dragon boat contest to celebrate the country’s 150th anniversary.
Lionel Messi’s late penalty ensured a bedraggled Barcelona scraped a 2-1 victory over Leganes in La Liga at a divided Camp Nou.
The prestigious museum of Louvre in Paris is preparing to hold a special exhibition of Dutch paintings from the Renaissance era.
Brent Burns scored two goals, as the San Jose Sharks beat the Arizona Coyotes for the first time this season, 4-1 on Saturday night.
Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga claimed his first title since 2015 as he defeated David Goffin 4-6 6-4 6-1 in the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Sunday.
An ethnic minority in Vietnam have immersed themselves in washing away the taint of evil with fire.
Researchers discovered the lost continent 'Zealandia' which is located beneath New Zealand.
Thousands of people take to the streets of the Chilean city of Quillon for the annual "War of the Tomato".
David Goffin has easily beat Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-1 6-3 to reach the final of the Rotterdam Open.
Chelsea booked their place in the last eight of the FA Cup as they beat Wolves 2-0 at Molineux.
Dutch city of Bodegraven creates 'Lightlines' to protect distracted pedestrians.
Alvaro Morata and Gareth Bale give Real Madrid a 2-0 victory over Espanyol, and the home side extend their lead at the top to four points
A coffee shop in Brooklyn serves the most expensive cup of coffee in the United States.
Maverick Vinales ended day two of Phillip Island MotoGP testing nearly half a second clear of the field for Yamaha.
Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga knocked out top seed Marin Cilic to reach the semifinals of the Rotterdam Open on Friday.
More than a million penguins have traveled to Argentina's Punta Tombo peninsula during this year's breeding season, drawn by an unusual abundance of small fish.
Real Madrid have held a training session ahead of their upcoming match in the Spanish La Liga.
Poets from around the world have gathered in Nicaragua to take part in the 2017 Granada International Poetry Festival.
Cuba has paid homage to late Colombian literary legend Gabriel Garcia Marquez with a bronze statue.
The 2017 Wrestling World Cup has finally ended with hosts Iran claiming the title.0
An annual orchid festival has brought an eloquent Thai garden to New York.
Manchester United have cruised past French side Saint-Etienne 3-nil at Old Trafford in the first leg of their last-32 tie in the Europa League.
A five-year-old Australian child has already chosen his future job since his passion for sheep shearing is obv ious.
The oldest person in the world with Down syndrome has celebrated his 77th birthday along with his caregivers in the UK.
Iran defeated Turkey 8-0 in the opening match of the Freestyle World Cup.
Officials in Washington D.C. have announced the Giant panda Bao Bao will leave the National Zoo next week.
Bayern Munich levied a humiliating 5-1 defeat on Arsenal in their UEFA Champions League round-of-16 clash at the Allianz Arena.
Real Madrid secured a 3-1 first-leg advantage over Napoli in their UEFA Champions League round-of-16 clash at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
Would you fancy shopping at a supermarket totally controlled by robots? Or better yet can you even picture it?
Auston Matthews scored twice, as the Toronto Maple Leafs demolished the New York Islanders 7-1 on Tuesday night at the Air Canada Center.
DeMarcus Cousins had 40 points and 12 rebounds, as the Sacramento Kings defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 97-96 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a small number of retired players who developed dementia.
Trainspotters have lined the route of one of Britain’s most spectacular railways as a steam train delivered passengers on the Settle to Carlisle line on scheduled services for the first time in decades.
Elsewhere in the Champions League, Portuguese side Benfica have edged past visiting German team Borussia Dortmund 1-0.
A video has gone viral online showing an Australian police officer frying an egg in the country’s ongoing heatwave.
An Airbus Super-jumbo is set to go on display at a Paris museum.
The Chinese city of Shanghai is in a cheerful mood of spring festival. The city has illuminated one of its roads with images of cartoons and animations.
Paris Saint Germain thrashed Catalan Giants Barcelona 4-nil in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16.
Manchester City moved to second in the Premier League standings following an excellent 2-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
The New York Rangers won their sixth straight game after defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 at the Nationwide Arena.
The 70-year old Italian, Luciano Baietti is the world record holder for the number of university degrees.
Golden Warriors have suffered a shocking 132-110 defeat at the hands of the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center.
The rusty barrier may separate the beaches of US and Mexico, but it can't break up yoga lovers.
The Rotterdam Open kicked off with qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert pulling off a shock victory in the first round by beating Feliciano Lopez in straight sets.
Moscow’s State Historical Museum has marked its 145th anniversary with a huge delicious dessert.
International Silk Road Ensemble featuring acclaimed Iranian musician and ‘Kamancheh’ virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor has won a 2017 Grammy award.
Fernando Torres netted an overhead kick and missed a penalty in a thrilling contest, with Yannick Carrasco also on target for Diego Simeone's side.
Thousands of masked people paraded through the ancient streets of Venice as part of the city’s unique and lush annual carnival.
A pod of 200 whales has become stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand - hours after volunteers had managed to re-float dozens of the creatures who had already become beached.
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each scored 27 points, as the Cleveland Cavaliers post a 125-109 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night.
Cam Atkinson scored his team-leading 27th goal of the season, as the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 at the Nationwide Arena.
Hundreds of people have sent New Year wishes to the sky on flying lanterns in Taiwan as Lunar New Year festivities conclude.
Buddhist monks and devotees in Thailand have gathered in a temple to immerse themselves in a purification holiday.
Real Madrid returned to the top of La Liga after defeating Osasuna 3-1 on Saturday.
Barcelona have gone top of La Liga after thrashing Alaves 6-0 at the Mendizorrotza Stadium on Saturday.
The world's oldest surgeon, who lives in Russia, continues to treat patients at the age of 89.
A 36-year-old Egyptian woman who weighs 500 kilograms has arrived in Mumbai for treatment.
Arsenal have defeated relegation-threatened Hull City 2-nil thanks to a double from Alexis Sanchez.
A museum in Mexico has revealed the remains of a new species of dinosaur that is native to the country's northern desert region.
Hyundai's Thierry Neuville has pulled out a 28.1 second advantage over nearest rival Jari-Matti Latvala, after the opening eight stages of the Rally of Sweden on Friday.
Kawhi Leonard scored 32 points to help the San Antonio Spurs to a 103-92 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
India's renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a Guinness World Record for building the world's tallest sandcastle on the beach of eastern Puri city.
Argentina legend Diego Maradona has become the new ambassador of the International Federation of Football Association.
Maria Savinova is the latest in a growing list of Russian athletes to have past Olympic Medals taken away over the doping scandal.
An exhibition featuring a new flurry of works dreamt up by a record-breaking artist has gone on display in Germany.
A French lab has presented the world’s first handyman robot that can work screws, bolts, and nuts alike.
The Houston Rockets have defeated the Charlotte Hornets 107-95 in the NBA.
Tech-savvy inventors have showcased their talents at the fifty-fifth Tokyo International ‘Robot World Expo’.