|Sep. 11 12:39 PM PT1:39 PM MT2:39 PM CT3:39 PM ET19:39 GMT3:39 AM 北京时间12:39 PM MST2:39 PM EST23:39 UAE15:39 ET - Ovechkin says the right knee he injured at the hockey world championship is fine and he's been working out for the past month or so.
Analysis: The three-time NHL MVP says: "Everything feels fine and 100 percent." He says it took about two months for his knee to heal after he took a hit at the world championship in May. Asked whether he would play left wing or right wing under new Capitals coach Barry Trotz, Ovechkin replied: "Ask him about it. He's the coach and he's going to make the decision."
|July 21 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET15:31 GMT11:31 PM 北京时间8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST19:31 UAE11:31 ET - Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko says she has called off her planned wedding to Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals. The two had been together since 2011 and became engaged in December 2012.
Analysis: The three-time NHL MVP had faced questions from Russian media about the relationship when he did not accompany Kirilenko to Wimbledon last month. Kirilenko says in comments distributed by the Russian Tennis Federation that there were "a lot of reasons" behind her decision. She says "our relationship is over, but I respect Sasha (Ovechkin) as a person and as an athlete and I respectfully wish him further sporting success."