The 2012 Macao International Dragon Boat Races kicked off Saturday at the island city's Nam Van Lake Nautical Center, with 138 local and overseas racing teams participating in the annual competition.
The head of China's gymnastics team has urged the FIG to modify rules for the sake of athletes' health after an Achilles injury ruined three-time world vault champion Cheng Fei's bid for the London Olympics.
Chinese sports authorities warned coaches and athletes to stay away from attempts of doping in preparation for London Olympic Games.
The Ministry of Public Security and the Chinese Football Association (CFA) have vowed to make joint efforts to cut down on football-related gambling and fraud in the long run.
A last-ditch campaign to clean up Chinese soccer was wrapped up on Wednesday as eight more people were put behind the bars.
The sentences of former CFA officials and national team players demonstrate China's enhanced anti-corruption efforts and its refusal to tolerate corruption
A full list of officials, referees and players who have been convicted in the two rounds of Chinese soccer graft trials this year.
The former Chinese soccer chief Nan Yong was sentenced to 10 years and a half in prison for taking bribes.
Chinese sportswear brand Li Ning Co Ltd has warned of declines in revenue and profit this year due to weaker sales and higher marketing costs.
The former Chinese soccer bosses who were accused of taking bribes face verdicts on Wednesday morning.
Despite growing fever across China for Euro 2012, the tournament for top teams in Europe has failed to ignite corporate sponsorship interest here.
Despite the time difference between China and Europe, Chinese online businesses were abuzz about the Euro 2012 championship as die-hard football fans stayed up late for the match.