Chinese schools set football goals

2014-08-11 10:27:38

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 greets athletes for Youth Olympics

2014-08-09 13:07:04

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 to send 11 athletes to Youth Olympics

2014-08-09 12:45:34

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.

NBA China supports earthquake efforts in Zhaotong communities

2014-08-09 10:15:37

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.

Lin Dan leads Youth Olympics torch relay in Nanjing

2014-08-09 09:23:44

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.

Songwriters invited to pen tune for Winter Olympics

2014-08-08 21:24:49

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.

Teens lack guidance on after-school exercise

2014-08-07 06:59:33

The lack of extracurricular exercise guidance has emerged as a major concern in the effort to improve teenagers' physical fitness, experts said.

Report tracks sports for masses

2014-08-05 21:53:26

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 takes fresh approach to Youth Olympics

2014-08-05 15:06:31

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.

Incheon's Chinatown reflects history

2014-08-05 06:50:42

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 train for upcoming Youth Olympic Games

2014-08-04 17:05:49

Volunteers for protocol, spectator services, broadcast and material management are receiving intensified practical training for the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Amateur badminton enjoys surge in popularity

2014-08-04 15:37:31

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.