Yi Jianlian storms back to help China crush Bahrain

2013-08-08 11:06:05

In the last day of the second stage at the 27th Asian Men's Basketball Championship, defending champions China bounced back from its awful 1-2 record in preliminary stage to win all three matches after their dominant 88-66 win over Bahrain on Wednesday.

Fitness standards lowered for students

2013-08-08 07:27:36

China's sports authority has lowered the required standards for physical performance among students, citing a decline in the general level of fitness among children, but it hopes that better sports education in schools can make a difference.

NBA Global Games to start ticket sales

2013-08-07 14:28:56

Tickets for NBA Global Games 2013 in Beijing and Shanghai featuring the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors will go on sale Aug 8 at 3:00 pm.

China claims back-to-back win at FIBA Asia Championship

2013-08-07 11:33:17

Defending champion China defeated India 79-45 for the second consecutive victory in Group F at the round two of the 27th Asian Men's Basketball Championship on Tuesday.

Chinese Taipei edges Japan to keep unbeaten run

2013-08-07 11:20:35

Chinese Taipei notched a narrow 79-76 victory over Japan to keep its unbeaten run on Tuesday at the 27th Asian Men's Basketball Championship.

Sportswear maker ANTA persists with overseas push

2013-08-07 07:16:13

Chinese sportswear maker ANTA Sports Products Ltd said on Tuesday it will persist with its push into international markets, as domestic profits decline.

Zhou Peng takes China over Kazakhstan

2013-08-06 11:22:18

Kazakhstan almost scared China but Zhou Peng's 12 points in the final quarter lifted the defending champions to a winning start in the second round here on Monday at the 27th Asian Men's Basketball Championship.

Lin Dan makes convincing comeback at badminton worlds

2013-08-06 08:05:33

Badminton superstar Lin Dan of China returned in style after a year on the sidelines, dominating the match from the start to register a straight victory in the first round of the world championships here on Monday.

Defending China suffers second defeat

2013-08-04 09:21:28

Defending champions China suffered their second defeat at the 27th Asian Men's Basketball Championship here on Saturday as they lost toIran70-51, while Chinese Taipei proved that they are the best team in Group A after stunning host Philippines 84-79.

Sun produces miracle swim for China at worlds

2013-08-03 08:53:12

Sun Yang came from nowhere to give China what had looked like an impossible bronze medal at the Barcelona World Swimming championships on Friday.

Chinese Taipei suffers late threat to beat Jordan

2013-08-02 11:02:35

Chinese Taipei overcame a 10-point deficit and held off a late strike from Jordan to win their opening group match 91-87 at the 27th Asian Men's Basketball Championship on Thursday.

China wins two gold medals in a day at Worlds

2013-08-02 09:07:42

China's Liu Zige and her compatriot Zhao Jing won gold medal on Thursday in women's 200 meters butterfly and 50 meters backstroke respectively at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona World Championships.