Ding shocked by qualifier at snooker worlds

2014-04-22 10:57:47

World No. 2 Ding Junhui of China was stunned by English qualifier Michael Wasley 10-9 at the first round of the snooker World Championship on Monday.

Crane hoists pole dancers in air

2014-04-21 13:56:15

A competitor of China's national pole dancing team practices a routine at a pole hoisted five meters above the ground by a crane, in Tianjin, a major city in North China near Beijing.

Ping-pong coach goes to bat for disabled athletes

2014-04-20 08:01:36

Heng Xin, 49, failed to realize his dream of becoming a professional athlete or an Olympic medalist, but he believes he has gained more by being a coach of disabled ping-pong players.

Junior Masters to fuel support to China's tennis

2014-04-17 20:25:35

Sun Jinfang, chief of Chinese Tennis Association (CTA), said she pins high hope on China's young generation of tennis players on international courts, as the country is still lagging behind in the sport - despite Li Na's historic triumphs in recent years.

Solar power surging in Latin America with World Cup fever

2014-04-16 11:32:36

When the FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil in June, China's Yingli Solar will join brands such as Budweiser, McDonald's and Johnson & Johnson - household names that usually sponsor international sporting events - and be the only Chinese and only renewable energy company sponsoring the games.

Chinese women climb Kilimanjaro

2014-04-15 07:16:59

What can middle-aged professional women do after work? Visit the hair-dresser or go shopping?

Young stars have eyes on Europe

2014-04-13 09:35:25

Ambitious young soccer player from countries that are not major soccer powers can struggle to gain recognition from top European clubs.

Super sub achieving new goals

2014-04-12 07:21:54

On July 28, 1996, China trailed Brazil by a goal late in the semifinal of the women's soccer tournament at the Atlanta Olympics.

China up 2 places in latest FIFA rankings

2014-04-11 12:04:08

China holds the 333th, up two places, but slid to No 11, from the previous the 10th ranking, among Asian coutries in the latest FIFA rankings.

Need to strengthen youth soccer: Former captain

2014-04-08 17:14:32

Only by strengthening its youth foundation can Chinese soccer hope to win a World Cup trophy, a former national captain and official said at the launch of a trophy tour in China.

China to lead Asian cruise industry

2014-04-07 07:42:55

Region promises 33 percent annual growth until the end of the decade, government says

Shanghai offers 1st cruise program

2014-04-07 07:42:55

When Marc Mancini first arrived at Shanghai Maritime University, he was impressed by its size.