China needs a miracle after losing to Iraq

2011-11-12 07:14:16

China's 2014 World Cup hopes were nearly smashed after conceding a goal in the stoppage time, losing to Iraq 1-0 in a crucial game of the Asian zone qualifying round here on Friday.

Who's hot, who's not in China sport

2011-11-11 09:17:47

In the world of sports, athletes, without exception, go through up and downs, on and off the court. While some excel at their field, receiving a standing ovation from the fans, others fail to meet expectations. China Daily's website takes a look back at both in China during last week.

China to take on Argentina at volleyball World Cup

2011-11-09 10:08:49

China on Tuesday beat the Dominican Republic 3-1 (23-25, 25-13, 25-19, 25-18) in the opening match of Round Two at the women's volleyball World Cup here in Hiroshima.

China beats Japan at women's volleyball world cup

2011-11-07 09:48:07

Powerhouses China faced off against hosts Japan on Sunday in the Japanese city of Hiroshima and clinched a victory over it in 5 sets on the third day of the 2011 FIVB Women's Volleyball World Cup.

ITTF's new Asia Pacific HQ

2011-11-01 09:42:34

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has moved its Asia Pacific Headquarters from China to Singapore on Monday.

National TV awards for stars

2011-10-29 08:06:38

The 2011 CCTV Sports Personality of the Year event was launched on Thursday with more than 100 athletes nominated in a big candidates' pool.

Humiliating defeat shows gap in amateur soccer

2011-10-27 17:33:54

A soccer official responded to the defeat of Chinese primary school soccer teams by their Russian peers by saying it indicated the country's poor development in amateur soccer.

Sharapova slumps to Li Na defeat at WTA final

2011-10-27 09:39:36

Maria Sharapova's hopes of ending the year as world number one virtally evaporated on Wednesday when she was beaten 7-6 6-4 by China's Li Na at the WTA Championships.

Don't blame kids for sporting failure

2011-10-26 17:45:17

China's problems with football started long before two small primary schools in Beijing naively played host to an elite Russian side.

Does school team loss signal China’s sporting defeat?

2011-10-26 15:39:28

What does the defeat really mean? And does the loss of two small school games against another country's sporting elite flag up a deeper problem with sport in China?

City Games legacy more profound than visible success

2011-10-26 11:57:15

The 7th Chinese City Games came to an end on Tuesday, but the host city Nanchang, the capital city of east China's Jiangxi province, is looking to harvest more legacy than a mere bunch of world junior records or young talent.

7th Chinese City Games closes in Nanchang

2011-10-26 11:18:40

The 7th Chinese City Games, the last multi-sport event in China before the 2012 London Olympics, concluded in Nanchang, East China's Jiangxi province on Tuesday.