Chinese hurdler Xie Wenjun claimed his second IAAF event title in less than a week when he clocked a fastest time of 13.31 seconds in the men's 110m hurdles at the 2014 IAAF World Challenge Beijing meet here on Wednesday.
Music, sculpture, theater, movies and sports are flourishing in the coastal city of Qingdao.
Defending champion Guangzhou Evergrande confirms its quarterfinal spot in the Asian Champions League despite a 1-0 defeat to Cerezo Osaka on Tuesday.
The Chinese Super League (CSL) held a press conference today in Beijing to officially announce Ford and Chang An Ford as the Premier Partner of the CSL for the 2014 to the 2017 season.
Showgirls dressed in football shirts pose during an event to celebrate the upcoming 2014 Brazil World Cup in in Hong Kong, May 12, 2014.
ON POPULARITY OF SOCCER IN TAIWAN: "Unlike the outside world, soccer is not Taiwan's No 1 sport. Thus not so many care about it. For example, at the university we shared the training pitch with javelin throwers, discus throwers and women footballers. That meant we could only train on a quarter of the pitch.
Taiwan is a "soccer desert", according to the island's No 1 player, Chen Po-liang, and the 25-year-old Shanghai Shenhua midfielder had to endure a tough journey through that wasteland before arriving in China's top league.
Ryan Giggs will take charge of Manchester United for the final time against Southampton on Sunday and is still undecided about whether to continue his playing career next season.
Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang has parted company with longtime coach Zhu Zhigen again, the Zhejiang College of Sports, with which they are affiliated, confirmed at a media briefing on Thursday.
Guangzhou Evergrande ensured its Asian Champions League title defense progressed to the knockout stages while Al Ain topped Group C after a 1-1 draw against two-time winner Al Ittihad.
Hurdler Liu Xiang is unlikely to participate in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, because of an injury, Liu's coach said.