Despite growing fever across China for Euro 2012, the tournament for top teams in Europe has failed to ignite corporate sponsorship interest here.
Despite the time difference between China and Europe, Chinese online businesses were abuzz about the Euro 2012 championship as die-hard football fans stayed up late for the match.
Tens of thousands of citizens took part in various sports activities around China to mark the 60th anniversary of Chairman Mao Zedong's classic sports slogan.
Teenage swimming world champion Li Zhesi has tested positive for banned substance, China Anti-Doping Agency (CHINADA) announced here on Saturday.
A vendor holds the Euro 2012 mascots Slavek (L) and Slavko in a souvenir shop in downtown Kiev June 6, 2012.
China's Olympic athletes and coaches make a vow before the national flag to reject using banned substances during the London 2012 Games.
Spain finished their preparation for the European Championships with a narrow 1-0 win at home to a hard- working Chinese national side on Sunday.
Although the strong wind cost China's Liu Xiang a share of the 110 meters hurdles world record at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday in Eugene, Oregon, the Chinese star hurdler had more than enough to be happy about.
The Chinese under-19 team completed a training trip in the Netherlands on Sunday with a fifth place in the prestigious Copa Amsterdam U-19 tournament in the Dutch Olympic stadium.
Liu Xiang sent an ominous warning to his main London Olympic rival when a wind gust denied him a share of the 110 metres hurdles world record at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday.
The mascot of the 12th National Games was unveiled on Saturday in Shenyang, capital city of Northeast China's Liaoning province.
Heart of Gold Medals, a new song performed by singer Tan Jing, head coach of the Chinese national badminton team Li Yongbo and Chinese gymnastics legend Li Ning, has been released in Beijing.