Macau

China's bridge of size

It's 30 miles long, will cost £6.6bn to build, can handle earthquakes of magnitude 8.0, and withstand the impact of a 300,000-tonne vessel

Asia's Las Vegas celebrates 10 high-rolling years

Macau celebrated 10 years of Chinese rule yesterday, a frantic decade that has seen the once sleepy Portuguese colony transformed into an Asian gambling hub that makes more money from the tables than Las Vegas.

Gill hits back at Benitez

Manchester United chief executive David Gill has hit back at Rafael Benitez following the Liverpool manager's recent verbal tirade against the club.

Degale sounds warning after making final

James Degale sailed into the Olympic middleweight final in Beijing today then warned amateur boxing chiefs the nation's top stars could quit over the political in-fighting in the sport.

Suspension undermines boxing team

Britain’s boxers are angrily claiming a low blow to their Beijing hopes by their own governing body ahead of their most crucial Olympic challenge in 36 years.

Tomlinson faces worrying wait over calf injury

Chris Tomlinson's prospects of competing in the impending Olympics, where he is a genuine medal prospect in the long jump, hang in the balance following the news that he has torn his right calf muscle.