With China failing to qualify for the last three FIFA World Cups, the country has decided to improve football standards at schools and colleges.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Thursday greeted the delegation of athletes to compete at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, from Aug 16-28.
Moldova's President Nicolae Timofti on Wednesday handed the state flag to wrestler Tatiana Doncila, who is to be standard bearer at the opening ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games.
Following the recent earthquake in Zhaotong, Yunnan province, NBA China will donate 1 million yuan to the China Youth Development Foundation (CYDF) through the league's global social responsibility program, NBA Cares, to aid victims and their families in disaster relief and rebuilding efforts.
Chinese badminton star Lin Dan runs with the Olympic torch during the Olympic torch relay for the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, the capital of East China's Jiangsu province, on Aug 8, 2014.
The collection of songs for the bidding of 2022 Winter Olympics was officially launched on Friday, the sixth anniversary of Beijing's successful hosting of the 2008 Olympic Games.
The lack of extracurricular exercise guidance has emerged as a major concern in the effort to improve teenagers' physical fitness, experts said.
China's first annual report on the development of sports for residents across the whole country was released on Tuesday, reviewing China's mass sports activities and progress.
Nanjing expects to forge a vibrant international image by hosting the Youth Olympic Games with an innovative yet frugal approach, organizers said at the 10-day countdown celebration of the gala event.
On the busy streets of South Korea's biggest Chinatown in Incheon stands Gonghwachun, a Chinese restaurants popular among tourists to the area. "We hold pride in our 100-year history," its sign reads.
Volunteers for protocol, spectator services, broadcast and material management are receiving intensified practical training for the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.
Badminton's popularity in China has skyrocketed in recent years, credited by officials in the Chinese Badminton Association to a range of factors that make it easily accessible to amateurs.