Backgrounder: China's National Games

2013-08-31 14:26:41

Following are facts about China's National Games.

Liaoning revitalized and ready for opening day

2013-08-31 09:02:25

Thanks to a revitalization project launched in 2003, living standards in Liaoning and other provinces in the area began to improve.

Organizers vow economical, efficient National Games

2013-08-30 16:27:16

With just a few more than 24 hours to kick off China's 12th National Games in northeastern Liaoning Province, the organizers told the world that they've been trying to set a new model of the country's most premier sports event by making it "smaller".

Qin/Zhang win men's 3m springboard synchro

2013-08-27 10:23:08

Olympic champion Qin Kai and his partner Zhang Sen claimed the men's three-meter springboard synchronized gold at China's National Games here on Monday.

Yao Ming turns anti drink driving movie model

2013-08-26 17:08:05

Retired Chinese basketball great Yao Ming has collaborated with the world's largest beer producer to launch a short film warning against the dangers of drunk driving.

Dwight Howard, Kai Ko promote fitness in Beijing

2013-08-26 13:15:25

The NBA superstar teamed up with Kai Ko, a Taiwan actor, and Wu Jingyu, a taekwondo Olympic gold medalist, in Beijing for an Adidas fitness campaign on Sunday night.

China wins 46 of 122 AYG gold medals

2013-08-24 15:32:40

China ended the 2nd Asian Youth Games with 46 gold medals and 93 total medals from the 122 events in 16 sports.

Chinese sport companies on the upswing

2013-08-24 09:05:03

Some Chinese sportgear makers have released their mid-year reports, showing the industry might be on the upswing.

CBA to push reform, nurture younger players

2013-08-23 21:07:45

The Chinese Basketball Association said it will push professional reform of the CBA league while strengthening its cultivation of youth players, at a media briefing on Friday after reviewing the national team's humiliating FIBA Asian Championship campaign.

Jeremy Lin continues Asia tour in Shanghai

2013-08-22 10:06:11

Jeremy Lin continues Asia tour in Shanghai

Guangzhou beats Qatar 2-0 in AFC first leg

2013-08-22 10:06:11

A quickfire double from South American duo Dario Conca and Elkeson inside the final 20 minutes saw Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande take a huge step towards a maiden AFC Champions League semi-final appearance after beating Qatar's Lekhwiya 2-0 on Wednesday.

Doping crackdown planned for Games

2013-08-22 01:35:33

Stringent measures will be in place to control doping at the 12th National Games, a senior anti-doping official said.