Premier Li to attend closing ceremony of Youth Olympics

2014-08-22 20:25:00

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is to attend the closing ceremony of the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing next Thursday.

Youth doing China proud

2014-08-22 18:08:03

China's vice-minister of sports is encouraging local athletes to continue with their off-court communication and cultural exchanges to forge a vibrant and outgoing image of modern China.

Coubertin's manuscript on show

2014-08-22 17:48:16

Visitors to Nanjing's Olympic Museum can expect to see an original manuscript by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the father of the modern Olympics.

ITF president calls for lifetime education for young athletes

2014-08-22 17:22:59

With personal experience as an example, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) president Francesco Ricci Bitti calls for all the young athletes at the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to learn all through life.

Privilege to play for own country or region

2014-08-22 17:04:38

With the Youth Olympic Games being billed as a gathering for today's youth of the world, the ITF president Francesco Ricci Bitti highlighted on Friday that it's a great honor to represent your country and region in sport.

Western Sydney beats Guangzhou 1-0 in 1st leg

2014-08-21 11:36:49

Defending champion Guangzhou Evergrande lost 1-0 to the Western Sydney Wanderers in the first leg of their Asian Champions League quarterfinal Wednesday.

Fireworks produce fewer air pollutants

2014-08-20 17:58:20

The fireworks of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, which lit up the sky at the opening ceremony and will do so again at the closing ceremony, used advanced pyrotechnics technology and environmentally friendly materials to produce far less pollutants than traditional fireworks.

Tickets selling fast for closing ceremony

2014-08-20 17:40:49

If you want to watch the closing ceremony of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, you may need to book the tickets very soon.

IOC executive: Beijing a 'good chance' for 2022

2014-08-20 17:25:19

Ugur Erdener, a member of IOC Executive Board, said Beijing has a good chance to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, citing pleasant personal experiences during the 2008 Summer Games in the Chinese capital.

More boon than bust

2014-08-20 17:06:34

Despite concerns about increasing budgets for major sporting events, staging the Olympics provides more benefits than burden for host cities - especially in developing countries, an IOC executive board member said.

Olympic traces at Youth Games

2014-08-19 17:06:07

For many Olympians who don't have a chance to compete in the Youth Olympic Games, there are ways to associate themselves with the fledgling event.

Fencing world champion upset at Youth Olympics

2014-08-19 16:54:20

Cadet world champion Eleonora De Marchi of Italy was upset by South Korean Lee Sinhee in the women's epee fencing at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games on Monday.