China trio win 1st gold at Incheon Asian Games

2014-09-20 09:25:08

Chinese markswomen Guo Wenjun, Zhang Mengyuan and Zhou Qingyuan won the women's 10m air pistol team event Saturday morning, the first gold medal at Incheon Asian Games.

Li Na's hometown saddened by her retirement

2014-09-19 19:59:13

While Wuhan is hosting its first ever WTA premier-level tournament, Li Na, unquestionably the biggest reason for Chinese fans to watch it, announced retirement on Friday due to persistent knee injuries, which put an end to Asia's most successful tennis career.

Beijing to host world's best show jumpers

2014-09-17 14:57:05

The annual Longines FEI World Cup Jumping China League Final will return for the fourth consecutive year to welcome the cream of the international riding crop to the equestrian venue at Beijing's Chaoyang Park during the National Day holidays.

Beijing hosts electrifying debut

2014-09-13 08:00:04

Britain's Katherine Legge will drive for Team Amlin Aguri when Formula E racing debuts at Beijing's Olympic Green, to a backdrop of the Bird's Nest and Water Cube, on Saturday.

China secures 2 golds in badminton worlds, Chen Long into final

2014-08-31 13:51:06

China has secured the women's and mixed doubles gold medals at the world badminton championships while Chen Long has set up a men's title clash with top-seeded Lee Chong Wei.

Defying conditions 3,000 runners line-up for Beijing run

2014-08-30 17:34:44

A smoggy morning greeted about 3,000 athletes at Beijing's Olympic Forest Park on Saturday, the first leg of the 2014 Happy 10k Run.

Basketball helps city rocked by controversy to clean up its image

2014-08-28 07:00:05

Randy Chang is not only a company manager in Dongguan, a manufacturing and trade hub in Guangdong province, but also an enthusiastic basketball fan, who organized a team that won a number of trophies in recent years.

Pacquiao to open boxing academy in China

2014-08-28 07:00:05

Manny Pacquiao is setting up a boxing institute in China and believes the country has the potential to produce professional world champions.

Popularity of hoops keeps retired player in Dongguan

2014-08-28 07:00:05

The growing popularity of basketball in Dongguan, Guangdong province, is a key factor behind Du Feng's determination to stay with a local professional team.

Youth Olympics relay provides the perfect mix of sports, fun

2014-08-28 06:59:22

The mixed team relay at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games demonstrated on Tuesday how sport can transcend differences, bring people together and turn strangers into friends.

'Great Wall' takes a hit at US heavyweight boxing

2014-08-27 09:51:14

Taishan Dong is a mountain of a man in every sense of the word. His name comes from Mount Taishan, one of China's five sacred mountains. At 6 feet 11 and 285 pounds, the 26-year-old Chinese boxer towers over his opponents in the ring.

Yao Ming says Youth Olympic Games not about results

2014-08-27 09:19:56

Chinese basketball legend Yao Ming believes the emphasis of Youth Olympic Games should not be on results and medals.