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Team China

  • Winter Olympics bid website goes live

    The official website of Beijing and Zhangjiakou's joint bid to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics was launched on Thursday — exactly a year before the host will be chosen.

  • Game gains ground in China

    As the most popular and commercially successful professional sport in North America, American football is also making strides in China but still trails in grassroots popularity and public recognition.

  • Jacques Rogge expects great success for Nanjing YOG

    Ahead of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), former President of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge told Xinhua in an exclusive interview his expectation of the games to be a great success.

Golf

  • Renowned golfer touts benefits of Chinese tournament

    Feng Shanshan, China's top female golfer, expects the elite local women's tournament to pave the way for China's younger generation to shine on the professional stage.

  • Kaymer closes out wire-to-wire US Open win

    The US Open trophy Martin Kaymer won Sunday was all he needed to prove he was anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors, and that the two years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the doubt that followed him.

  • China's golf future tees it up for Beijing Challenge

    Two of China's most promising young golfers are in the capital this week as Shi Yuting and Liu Yu are both in the field for the 500,000-yuan Beijing Challenge starting Thursday in preparation for some important upcoming tournaments.

World Cup coaches share the limelight

Though confined to the technical area once play is in progress, their influence on the pitch can be seen everywhere from strategy to substitutions. How they react during the course of a match is often fascinating to watch.

Winning form shines through

South Korean figure skating queen Kim Yu-na appears on the cover of Vogue Korea following her competitive retirement.

Odd goods pay tribute to the World Cup

Mummy&me in sports world

Mummy& me in the sporting world

Li Na pulls out of US Open because of knee

Two-time major champion Li Na pulled out of the US Open on Thursday because of a knee injury which she said has bothered her for several months.

Lloyd excited about return to 49ers

Brandon Lloyd returned to the San Francisco 49ers to finish what he started.

New format enhances wingsuit race

The Red Bull World Wingsuit League Grand Prix, which was launched in China in 2012, will see some changes in the 2014 edition from Oct 14-19, making the aerial competition more spectacular and thrilling.

Scott aiming for quick revival

New coach of Lakers pledges to instill championship mindset

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Stars

Messi reveals World Cup birthday wish

Lionel Messi has revealed his 27th birthday wish: to lift the World Cup winner's trophy at the Maracana stadium on July 13.

Neymar says back improving during Japan trip
'Li Na Building' unveiled in Shanghai 
Steven Gerrard retires from international football