Spinning in the right direction

2015-12-09 08:07:59

Hong Kong resident Li Kai-ming will create history this month when he becomes the first Chinese to join a professional cricket outfit in a major league.

Vice sports minister unveils ambitious goal for sports industry

2015-12-08 17:43:10

China's vice sports minister unveiled a goal for the country's spots industry to reach total gross value of 7 trillion yuan ($1.09 trillion) by 2025 on Tuesday, a more ambitious outcome than previous estimates in the national plan.

He's looking for happy landings

2015-12-08 08:02:35

China's daredevil pioneer ready to take on the world

China back to top eight in Asia in year-ending FIFA rankings

2015-12-04 09:43:53

China maintained their 84th position in the newly released FIFA world rankings on Thursday and moved back to the top eight in Asia.

Primed for the ride of a lifetime

2015-12-04 08:08:53

Hua Tian carries China's hopes for Olympic glory at Rio Games

China's World Cup goalie released from prison

2015-12-03 10:44:54

China's 2002 World Cup goalkeeper Jiang Jin served out a 57-month sentence and was released on Tuesday.

Unbeaten Xinjiang defeats Liaoning for ninth straight win

2015-11-26 09:37:42

League leader Xinjiang kept its undefeated record by easing past last season's runner-up Liaoning 115-104 in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) League on Wednesday.

Chen Lijun of China breaks two weightlifting world records

2015-11-24 10:09:09

China's Chen Lijun broke two world records on Sunday to win the 62kg weightlifting world title, beating defending champion Kim Un-Guk of DPR Korea.

The cage is set for MMA event in Beijing

2015-11-21 10:05:15

World-class mixed martial artists are set to thrill a Beijing crowd Saturday with adrenaline-pumping action at the ONE Wujie: Dynasty of Champions MMA fighting event at the Beijing Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre.

Wisdom Sports announces ambitious plan to engage 12 million sports participants

2015-11-20 22:15:07

Aiming to inspire greater participation in sports in China, Wisdom Sports Group, a major sports marketing and managing company, unveiled an ambitious multi-sport program targeting more than 12 million participants for 2016 on Thursday.

Experts call for strategy to give China's sports industry a boost

2015-11-17 07:26:59

With China aiming to boost its sports industry as a new economic driver, observers are calling for a shift in sports consumption from tangible products to areas with greater potential such as fitness services and athletic entertainment.

TAG Heuer's CBA sponsorship terminated

2015-11-11 16:26:03

High-end Swiss watch maker TAG Heuer announced today that it was forced to terminate its sponsorship as the official timekeeper of the Chinese Basketball Association just three weeks after inking the deal in Beijing.