Wanda's sports purchase boosts China's World Cup ambitions

2015-02-11 05:14:05

Hosting soccer's World Cup on home soil has long been a dream not only for Chinese fans, but also top leaders. Dalian Wanda's acquisition of Infront has taken a major step toward realizing this.

Yao Ming named ambassador for Beijing's bid for Winter Olympics

2015-02-10 21:08:49

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games Bid Committee named six promotion ambassadors on Tuesday, including former NBA star Yao Ming.

China's Wanda Group acquires Infront on way to build sports empire

2015-02-10 11:53:10

China's leading conglomerate Dalian Wanda has acquired Swiss sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media just three weeks after its purchase stakes of Spanish La Liga champions Atletico Madrid.

China to send first group of 240 coaches to train in French universities

2015-02-10 11:10:48

A contract has been sealed here on Monday confirming that China's governing body of university sports FUSC will send over 200 coaches each year to train in France.

Sport authority apologizes for wrong notice

2015-02-09 14:31:27

China's sport authority has apologized for a notice on its website that said results of the 13th National Games will be published based on medal rankings.

Youth games support 2022 bid

2015-02-09 07:51:29

With the host for the 2022 Winter Olympics still to be announced, China is getting more young people involved in winter sports and Olympic education.

Young Chinese enthusiasts get tips from top woman sailor

2015-02-05 20:03:15

Young Chinese sailors were invited for a meet-and-greet with Liz Wardley, watch captain of Team SCA, one of the seven teams taking part in Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 in Sanya this week.

NBA in expanded digital partnership with China's Tencent

2015-02-04 13:51:38

The National Basketball Association is forming its largest international digital partnership through an expansion of its arrangements with Chinese Internet giant Tencent.

Star hurdler Liu likely to miss 2015 IAAF world Championships

2015-02-03 18:51:56

Chinese Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang told a press conference on Tuesday that he is unlikely to recover in time to compete at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing in August.

Dongguan beats Beijing to send Xinjiang home

2015-02-02 09:46:27

Dongguan beat defending champion Beijing 112-104 to grab the final place in playoff of Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league on Sunday and sent Xinjiang home.

Ning Zetao, Li Na named China's CCTV Sports Personality of Year 2014

2015-02-02 08:44:23

Swimmer Ning Zetao and tennis superstar Li Na won the Best Male and Female Athletes of the Year resepectively at the prestigious China's Central Television (CCTV) Sports Awards on Sunday.

Sudirman Cup mascot revealed

2015-02-01 14:20:05

Organizers of the 2015 Sudirman Cup BWF World Mixed Team Championships released the mascot, emblem and slogan for the upcoming competition on Friday as the host city of Dongguan, Guangdong province, celebrated the 100-day countdown of the event.