A Chinese official has denied the link between China's Olympic swimming success and Australia's downfall in the sport despite the fact that Australian coaches were giving Australians black eyes all over London.
Olympic champion Ye Shiwen finished off the podium in the women's 50m freestyle at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Tuesday.
Former French Open champion Li Na shrugged off a nasty cough to beat Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5 4-6 6-2 and reach the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open on Tuesday.
Wang continued to race after the clash but finished third in 2:07:207 while teammate Liu was penalized for a foul.
John Higgins made a remarkable comeback to defeat Judd Trump 10-9 in the final of the Shanghai Masters snooker tournament on Sunday.
Other than watching sports events on television, including the London Olympic Games in August and the Paralympics in early September, China's farmers are keeping a close eye on what they consider the real games.
Chinese Olympic men's basketball team failed to reach the last four of FIBA Asia Cup after 60-50 loss to Japan during their quarterfinal match in Tokyo, Sept 20, 2012.
Two months into his stay with Shenhua, star striker Didier Drogba praised the Chinese Super League, and made his picks for the world’s best player from both ends of the field: Petr Cech and Lionel Messi.
Guangzhou has a steep hill to climb after a 4-2 loss to Al Ittihad in first leg.
China's most decorated winter Olympian, Wang Meng, was back in the national fold on Thursday, starting a journey she hopes will lead to her third Winter Olympics.
Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Lippi's coaching career would be on edge of jeopardy for the first time ever since he arrived Guangzhou in May.
China's most decorated winter Olympian, speed skater Wang Meng, has been given permission to return to competition after serving a 13-month ban for punching her team manager in a drunken brawl.