Soccer fraud bans extended worldwide

2013-02-26 10:04:41

Match-fixing bans on 58 Chinese soccer officials and players will be extended worldwide, the sport's governing body FIFA said on Monday.

Coach mulls study in top volleyball clubs

2013-02-25 16:33:45

Li Mu, head coach of the league champion Beijing Basic Motor volleyball club, said scientific and advanced techniques western clubs and teams are handling are inaccessible to Chinese volleyball coaches.

Yi claims MVP to lead North win

2013-02-25 09:36:20

Former NBA star Yi Jianlian grabbed MVP award to lead the South edge the North 120-117 in the All-Star game here on Sunday.

Chinese players chase their dreams to Portugal

2013-02-23 07:09:16

Dreams of emulating Cristiano Ronaldo have prompted nearly 40 Chinese youngsters to leave home and travel halfway round the world to improve their soccer skills in Portugal.

Still a long road for rugby

2013-02-22 09:25:04

As an icon of Chinese rugby, Zhang "Johnny" Zhiqiang was delighted to see the game's return to the Olympic family and the corresponding rise in its profile here.

Famous face to help regain CSL face

2013-02-22 07:55:54

How far David Beckham "ambassadorship" role will go toward helping cure Chinese soccer's damaged image abroad remains to be seen.

McGrady blasts at 'unfair' CBA league

2013-02-20 16:37:59

Ex-NBA super star Tracy McGrady expressed his discontentment over the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league and said he would skip the league's All-Star game for family issue.

China to probe into WADA allegation

2013-02-19 13:13:56

China has planned to investigate an allegation that "99 percent of illegal substances" come from China but remains doubtful of the World Anti-Doping Agency's statistics.

China strips Shenhua of 2003 league title

2013-02-19 11:35:55

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) on Monday stripped Shanghai Shenhua of the 2003 league title and banned 33 people for life, rounding off a three-year-long drive to clean up Chinese soccer.

List of individuals, clubs punished by CFA

2013-02-19 09:31:03

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) on Monday announced "disciplinary punishments" on individuals and clubs involved in the match-fixing and gambling scandals which were exposed in 2009.

'Ambassador' just newest job for Yao Ming

2013-02-17 11:27:38

Former NBA's 7-foot-6-inch-tall star Yao Ming added on Friday a new job to his already-heavy roster of endeavors since retiring as a professional basketball player with the Houston Rockets.

Ding crashed out of Welsh Open

2013-02-17 11:03:21

Defending champion Ding Junhui of China was beaten by Stuart Bingham of England 5-6 in the semifinals of the Welsh Open at Newport on Saturday.