After worshipping gold medals for decades, China has finally taken a step to separate sports from utilitarianism and accord priority to sportsmanship.
In a fresh move to promote the development of China's youth soccer, Chinese real estate developer Evergrande Group announced on Wednesday that it will open a soccer school in the Netherlands.
Zhuhai will host an international tennis tournament for the next five years, starting in early November.
Top anti-graft watchdog says the anti-corruption campaign targeting the country's top sports body has become one of the factors in China's improved performance at the Asian Cup.
Midfielder Sun Ke scored twice to help China beat DPR Korea 2-1 and advance to the Knockout stage with a best-ever three stragight wins as Group B leaders at the AFC Asian Cup before tens of thousands of Chinese fans here on Sunday.
The two straight group wins earning China the first knock-out stage spot at the Asian Cup since 2004 created a buzz among Chinese media and fans.
China scored twice to come from behind and upset Uzbekistan 2-1 at the Asian Cup on Wednesday to book themselves a spot in the quarter-finals.
China made the perfect start to their 2015 Asian Cup campaign, holding on for a pivotal 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Brisbane.
Over two fifths of Chinese Internet users believe China will not qualify for the last eight of the upcoming Asian Cup, according to a poll by Sina.com on Thursday.
Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan said on Wednesday that he aimed to win a third straight Olympic title in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
Liu Hu, also known as Tiger Liu, will be in charge of managing and training referees for the professional soccer leagues in China.
The world's number one and two table tennis men's single players Xu Xin and Ma Long, Olympic gold medalist Zhang Jike and the three highest ranked female players, Ding Ning, Liu Shiwen and Li Xiaoxia were present here on Tuesday to mark the Dubai ping pong festival.