Hangzhou to host swimming championships

2014-12-02 19:03:14

Hangzhou, capital city of East China's Zhejiang province, is to host the 2018 FINA Short-Course Swimming World Championships.

Legendary Go master Wu Qingyuan dies at 100

2014-12-01 15:19:02

Wu Qingyuan, the legendary Go chess master known in Japan as Go Seigen, died at 100 in a hospital in Odawara city in Japan's Kanagawa Prefecture early Sunday, local reports said Monday morning.

Bridge enthusiasts see future in cards

2014-12-01 07:32:54

Chinese bridge players are banking on growing national interest in one of the world's most popular card games to enable them to make their mark in the global arena.

China's rugby hopefuls get lesson from the best

2014-11-28 19:16:35

China's would-be rugby union Olympians received tips and advice from the world's top sevens team when members of New Zealand's All Blacks Sevens, already among the medal favorites for the 2016 Rio Games, arrived in Beijing on Wednesday.

Soccer development set to score in new school curriculum

2014-11-28 05:27:04

Soccer courses will be mandatory at an increasing number of schools across China, a move designed to achieve the country's goal of becoming a sporting power.

China to evaluate students' football skills

2014-11-27 11:30:14

China's education ministry says football will become a compulsory part of physical education classes in schools across the country.

Sun Yang's national title taken away for doping

2014-11-24 17:14:47

Sun Yang's national 1,500-meter freestyle title was stripped as the star swimmer had failed a doping test during the national championships this May, announced the Zhejiang Swimming Association Monday.

Olympic champ Sun Yang failed doping test in May

2014-11-24 14:50:21

Chinese multi-Olympic and world swimming champion Sun Yang had failed a doping test and been banned for three months, China Anti-Doping Agency (CHINADA) told Xinhua on Monday.

China's Zou defeats unbeaten Thai

2014-11-23 13:27:18

China's Zou Shiming defeated on Sunday Thailand's No 1-ranked Kwanpichit Onesongchaigym in Macao, giving him a guaranteed a shot at world champion Amnat Ruenroeng in 2015.

Zou holds key to $1 billion bonanza

2014-11-21 07:40:47

Already the biggest name in boxing, China's Zou Shiming on Sunday could transform himself into the wild card that makes or breaks the richest event in sports history.

Beijing stakes strong claim to host Winter Games snow events

2014-11-17 04:57:57

Beijing's plans to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games' snow events have impressed international skiing officials while assuaging concerns about its lack of snow sports facilities.

Baby steps for nation in its golf infancy

2014-11-15 06:48:32

Each year brings more advancement by Chinese golfers, and the inaugural year of PGA Tour China would appear to be accelerating that growth.