Bucket-racing farmers swap paddy for paddle

2013-09-05 11:18:14

The rice bucket has been increasingly replaced by machines, but it has found an amusing new use as a water sports game among local people. The government organized the event to promote agricultural products and tourism.

Sun dominates, Ye rebounds at National Games

2013-09-05 10:26:19

China's swimming star Sun Yang dominated the men's 400-meter freestyle at the National Games on Wednesday while Ye Shiwen seemed back on track with a 400m individual medley title.

Beijing rugby team faces penalty for match-throwing

2013-09-04 19:54:24

The Beijing women's rugby sevens team could be stripped of the silver medals they won at the National Games for match-throwing pending an investigation.

Weightlifting world record surpassed in National Games

2013-09-04 17:41:47

Li Yajun surpassed a weightliting world record at the Chinese National Games on Tuesday.

National Games plagued by scandal

2013-09-04 16:43:08

Just a few days after the opening ceremony of the biggest sporting event in the country, the China's 12th National Games has been plagued by scandal. The athlete's performance is just one of the smears to hit the games, troubled by problems for months.

Lin leads PLA into National Games semis

2013-09-04 13:50:05

Badminton superstar Lin Dan led the People's Liberation Army team through to the semifinals of the team event at the 12th Chinese National Games.

China's figure-skating couple have baby daughter

2013-09-03 17:17:29

China's Olympic and world-champion figure-skating couple, Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo, welcomed their baby girl on Sept 3, as Shen, 34, announced on her Sina Weibo micro blog that she gave birth to the baby at 5:05 am that day.

Chinese league team looking to sign T-Mac

2013-09-03 11:26:41

The Sichuan Jinqiang Whale from the minor National Basketball League is “highly likely” to bring him in if the team cracks into the Chinese Basketball Association next season, Chengdu Business Daily reported on Tuesday.

41 hockey centers built in China: hockey chief

2013-09-02 13:24:17

China has built 41 hockey training centers in order to raise the game in the country, Chinese hockey chief said here on Monday.

China edges Japan in FIVB GP finals

2013-09-01 15:00:37

China on Saturday edged host Japan 3-2 (25-16, 18-25, 26-24, 21-25, 15-13) in the FIVB women's World Grand Prix Finals, ranking second in the tournament behind Brazil.

Games start is grand, without grandstanding

2013-09-01 08:14:10

The opening ceremony and event settings of the 12th National Games, the country's "mini Olympics", shows a more frugal approach to the quadrennial event

China's 12th National Games opens in Shenyang

2013-08-31 20:29:45

Chinese President Xi Jinping declared the 12th National Games open in the Olympic Sports Center in the capital city of Northeast China's Liaoning province. Photos: Opening ceremony of 12th National Games