Club owners, players hail soccer reform plan

2015-03-17 11:01:10

Soccer officials, club officials and players considered Chinese soccer's spring is coming when the government Monday published an overall reform plan to boost the sport.

China kicks off plan to reform soccer

2015-03-16 14:26:44

Reform plan includes institutional restructuring, boosting both professional and amateur soccer, bidding for the FIFA World Cup and qualifying to more international games.

Chinese mariner Guo Chuan receives legendary maxi trimaran IDEC from French voyager

2015-03-16 10:27:45

Skipper Guo Chuan, the world solo circumnavigation record holder of Class 40 monohull from China, received the world famous IDEC maxi trimaran at the Mecca of offshore sailing in West France's La Trinite sur Mer on Sunday.

Chinese differ on Beijing's chance for 2022 Olympics bid

2015-03-15 12:13:15

With less than five months to go before the International Olympic Committee chooses the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics, sports officials and advisers have made their predictions about the race between Beijing and Almaty of Kazakhstan.

Beijing holds safety drive in preparation for Olympics

2015-03-12 15:21:35

As Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics bid enters the final phase, local residents took part in a campaign to raise awareness on security issues.

China to introduce soccer textbooks to schools

2015-03-11 14:03:52

Compilation of new soccer textbooks for Chinese primary and middle schools will be completed around the end of March, after the sport was named a compulsory part of the national curriculum.

Former Chinese international arrested for beating up taxi driver

2015-03-11 10:55:49

Shanghai police have arrested former soccer star Gao Feng and a famous actor following an attack on a taxi driver on Tuesday.

Brazilian soccer stars prosper in China

2015-03-09 22:45:22

Striker Diego Tardelli became the first Brazilian national team player to be selected from a Chinese team after Brazil coach Dunga announced his squad for friendlies against France and Chile later this month.

Yao Ming 'envious' of China's soccer reform plan

2015-03-09 11:54:30

Former NBA star Yao Ming says step to revive soccer is on right track and can even make other sports personalities envious.

Chen Long finally lives up to his name as world No 1

2015-03-09 09:39:24

World No. 1 Chen Long, who beat twice Olympic champion Lin Dan in Saturday's semifinals, fought back from one set down to beat Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen at the All England badminton championships here on Sunday.

Yao Ming, Liu Xiang voice opinions at CPPCC session

2015-03-04 19:41:31

Former NBA star Yao Ming urged students to be good at one sport at least while former Olympic champion Liu Xiang called for retired athletes to join in China's budding sport industry.

Fosun may bid on Brooklyn Nets

2015-03-04 11:14:10

China's Fosun Group has expressed interest in buying the National Basketball Association's Brooklyn Nets, and the price tag could be near $2 billion, according to a published report.