Yang Yang (A): Winter Olympics bid to boost China's winter sports

2013-11-06 10:36:28

Yang Yang (A), the current IOC member and China's former short track speed skating Olympic champion, said Tuesday that bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympics is a good chance for China to boost its winter sports.

Winter Olympics bid to benefit development: Wei

2013-11-06 09:18:33

Bidding for Winter Olympics will benefit China's political, economic, cultural and social development, said Wei Jizhong on Tuesday.

Beijing orders more toilets at major events

2013-11-06 00:24:57

Beijing Marathon participants said the city government's order to provide more toilets during major events came too late to prevent well-publicized problems at this year's event, but the ruling is still "better late than never".

Experts advise caution over Winter Olympics bid

2013-11-06 00:05:41

Hosting the Olympic Games again would be great, but proceed with caution, sports experts warned as Beijing announced its ambition to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

Beijing, Zhangjiakou co-bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

2013-11-05 18:39:35

Beijing and northern Chinese city Zhangjiakou will launch a joint bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) announced here on Tuesday afternoon.

Guangzhou Evergrande claims CSL title with ease

2013-11-05 14:33:36

Guangzhou Evergrande players celebrate after beating Wuhan Zall 5-0 at the 30th Chinese Super League to clinch their third consecutive championship, in Guangzhou city of South China's Guangdong province, on Nov 3, 2013.

NBA-Yao Foundation Primary School unveiled in Sichuan

2013-11-04 20:36:25

Li Ming, an 11-year-old pupil in the NBA-Yao Foundation Primary School in Hefeng, Sichuan province, was excited on Nov 4 as she sat next to former NBA star Yao Ming.

Olympic champ caught driving without license

2013-11-04 11:01:46

China's first male Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang was driving without license when his Porsche SUV collided with a bus, police said.

Yan nails first GP title

2013-11-04 08:12:22

Yan Han of China hung on to his men's short program lead to claim his first Grand Prix title at the Cup of China figure skating championships in Beijing on Saturday.

Xu now a champion promoter

2013-11-03 08:11:35

"Winning the Olympic medal has brought me such a lot of recognition in the sailing world ... But what I care most about is how I can use my influence to lure more people to the sport of sailing."

Macao card will showcase China's homegrown talent

2013-11-02 11:44:45

Four of China's best professional boxing prospects will be showcased on the undercard of the WBO international welterweight title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios at the Venetian Resort & Casino in Macao.

China lose to Japan at FIBA Asia women's basketball

2013-11-01 09:03:08

Defending champions China failed to overturn a 12-point deflect in the last quarter, losing to Japan 55-62 here Thursday at the 25th FIBA Asia Women's Basketball Championship.