International Dragon Boat Races kick off in Macao

2012-06-16 13:08:51

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.

China calls for rule changes after gymnast injury

2012-06-15 17:23:38

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.

China warns athletes against doping

2012-06-15 06:54:15

Chinese sports authorities warned coaches and athletes to stay away from attempts of doping in preparation for London Olympic Games.

Long-term efforts to curb football corruption

2012-06-15 02:51:45

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.

Doubts hover as anti-corrutpion war draws to close

2012-06-14 10:58:07

A last-ditch campaign to clean up Chinese soccer was wrapped up on Wednesday as eight more people were put behind the bars.

Authorities call time-out on soccer fraud

2012-06-14 09:57:40

The sentences of former CFA officials and national team players demonstrate China's enhanced anti-corruption efforts and its refusal to tolerate corruption

List of convictions in soccer corruption trials

2012-06-13 12:28:10

A full list of officials, referees and players who have been convicted in the two rounds of Chinese soccer graft trials this year.

Former soccer head sentenced 10-1/2 years

2012-06-13 09:47:39

The former Chinese soccer chief Nan Yong was sentenced to 10 years and a half in prison for taking bribes.

Sportswear maker warns on earnings

2012-06-13 09:14:24

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.

Ex-soccer heads face verdicts in trials

2012-06-13 09:07:49

The former Chinese soccer bosses who were accused of taking bribes face verdicts on Wednesday morning.

Soccer fever fails to net company sponsorships in China

2012-06-12 10:47:24

Despite growing fever across China for Euro 2012, the tournament for top teams in Europe has failed to ignite corporate sponsorship interest here.

Online retailers cash in on Euro 2012

2012-06-12 08:56:43

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.