Super Dan out of Indonesia Badminton Open

2011-06-24 14:53:36

Japan's Sho Sasaki stunned badminton's most decorated player, Lin Dan, 21-12, 21-18 in the second round of the Indonesia Open Superseries on Thursday.

Refereeing error dashed China's 2012 Olympic dreams

2011-06-24 11:33:27

Chinese football's Olympic dream ends on a sour note as Iranian referee Mohsen Torki blew off Lei Tenglong's last-minute goal at the 2012 London Olympic Asian qualifying game in Oman Thursday night.

Table tennis: Shakehand, penhold vie for better style

2011-06-22 14:52:02

A special table tennis competition was held on Tuesday in Shenyang of Northeast China where the world's top paddlers were grouped into shakehanders and penholders, two types of paddles, to probe the pros and cons of the two styles.

China's Liu to run in Asian championships

2011-06-21 13:47:52

China's former Olympic 110-metres hurdles champion Liu Xiang will run at next month's Asian athletics championships in Kobe, Japanese organisers told Reuters on Tuesday.

China's Olympians: The yellowish file photos

2011-06-17 16:34:42

Liu Changchun and Xu Haifeng, who represented China in 1932 and 1984, witnessed the country's growth and progress in sports and Olympic Games.

China launches National Beach Sports base

2011-06-17 16:33:30

China launches its first National Beach Sports base Thursday in Haiyang, host city of the 2012 Asian Beach Games.

'Sexist' badminton skirt rule remains in limbo

2011-06-17 10:06:05

Badminton's controversial 'skirt rule' has not been scrapped but is merely in limbo while officials wait for more consultation after initial feedback deemed it sexist.

Chinese soccer authorities to investigate bone-testing cheats

2011-06-10 16:25:40

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) is ready to probe into a drug abuse which reportedly can help young players reduce bone density in order to pass the bone tests, local newspaper reported on Friday.

Speed skating team gets a real beating

2011-06-07 15:08:07

China's top short track speed skaters were beaten and kicked in an attack following a training session in Yunnan of Southwest China.

Rule requiring skirts in badminton suspended

2011-05-30 11:17:09

The Badminton World Federation has indefinitely suspended a controversial regulation that would have required women to wear skirts or dresses in competitive matches, a move that many female athletes considered sexist.

Olympic boxing champ Zou looks for new challenge

2011-05-24 10:17:59

Beijing Olympic boxing gold medalist Zou Shiming of China said on Monday that he looks for new challenge before the London Olympic Games.

Robles to challenge Liu Xiang at Daegu meet

2011-05-19 13:19:08

Cuban hurdler runner Dayron Robles said his top rival Liu Xiang of China is "a good warrior".