Ding suffers first round defeat at Shanghai Masters

2012-09-19 15:41:47

China's snooker talent Ding Junhui threw away a 3-0 lead as he was knocked out of the Shanghai Masters by Mark King in his first appearance at the home event. also crashed out.

In photos: Farming Olympics shows a crop of talent

2012-09-18 17:51:19

The 7th National Farmers Games opened in Nanyang, Henan province on Sept 17. Apart from traditional events like athletics, basketball, table tennis, and swimming, there are also less familiar activities like lion and dragon dancing. Most of the sports items in the 7-day sporting gala are meant to showcase farmers' special characteristics, focusing more on their lifestyle and work.

Sun Yang wins fourth gold at University Games

2012-09-18 16:57:53

Sun Yang, of the Zhejiang Team, pumps his fist after winning the men's 4x100 meter freestyle relay at the 9th National University Games in Tianjin, Sept 13, 2012.

The end is in sight for Wang's suspension

2012-09-18 02:10:49

Although no official from the sport's governing body was available for an interview, there is ample evidence that Wang will return to competition at the National Short Track Speed Skating League on Thursday.

Angry Li lashes out in wake of London scandal

2012-09-18 01:54:54

Li Yongbo, the head coach of China's badminton national team, said the Badminton World Federation was careless when it ousted players for match-throwing at the London Olympics.

Wang to hit the track after 13-month ban

2012-09-17 21:39:02

Chinese short-track speed skater Wang Meng will finally touch down on the rink after the lifting of a 13-month ban for a notorious brawl with a manager of the national short track team, authorities said on Sunday.

Yi urged rationality in anti-Japan protest

2012-09-17 20:54:55

Chinese basketball star Yi Jianlian has issued an online call for a freeze on the vandalism amid protests over Japan's "purchase" of China's Diaoyu Islands.

Ping-pong diplomat's battle with cancer worsens

2012-09-17 17:32:34

A Chinese table tennis great is in a serious condition with colorectal cancer, according to multiple media sources.

Badminton coach denies Olympic fix

2012-09-17 16:29:08

The head coach of China's national badminton team claims he gave no orders to throw the group women's double match at the London Olympics.

Teenagers win titles in Beijing

2012-09-17 07:58:58

Dou Zecheng realized his promise on Sunday when he won the Fangshan Changyang China Amateur Golf Championship at the Beijing California County Golf Club.

Ma ready to rev up in Singapore

2012-09-17 07:58:58

After becoming the first Chinese driver to perfrom at a Formula 1 Grand Prix event, 24-year-old Shanghainese Ma Qinghua will hit the tracks again at the Singapore Grand Prix this week.

Chinese Peasants' Games open in Nanyang

2012-09-17 07:37:42

Chinese Vice-Premier Hui Liangyu declared open the seventh National Peasants' Games here on Sunday, which was the first multi-sport gala China held after 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics.