Beijing on Tuesday handed over its official bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
US sports gear giant Nike was caught off guard as the new sponsor of China's national soccer team and had to improvise kits and other equipment less than a week before the Asian Cup.
Beijing will formally submit the 2022 Winter Olympic Games bidding report to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday in Lausanne.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) expressed great sadness for the death of former IOC member and vice president He Zhenliang on Sunday.
He Zhenliang, representing the Chinese delegation biding for the 2008 Olympic Games, addresses the IOC committee during the 112nd plenary of the organization in Moscow July 13, 2001.
China's sports community was mourning the passing of veteran sports official He Zhenliang, highlighting his irreplaceable contribution to China's positive image in the international Olympics family.
He was elected to the International Olympic Committee in 1981 and was instrumental in Beijing's successful bid for the right to host the 2008 Olympics.
Alain Perrin's youthful China side wrapped up their preparations for next week's Asian Cup in clinical style by bouncing back from a goal down to thump fellow finalists Oman 4-1 in a friendly on Saturday.
Jilin's provincial capital Changchun is proving the cold is cool and winter sports are hot in China.
Tourists flock to festival, as locals learn to love the cold, Luo Wangshu, Liu Mingtai and Han Junhong report.
ZTE USA and the NBA's Golden State Warriors are giving back to the community.