Yao Ming named Goodwill Ambassador

2013-02-16 09:34:12

Former NBA star Yao Ming was officially named Goodwill Ambassador of the US city of Houston Friday by the city's mayor at a ceremony here.

Tour of Hangzhou canceled

2013-02-15 17:09:08

The Tour of Hangzhou has been canceled for the second straight year, according to the International Cycling Union (UCI) on Thursday.

Solo world sailor Guo Chuan crosses zero meridian

2013-02-11 11:12:06

Chinese sailor Guo Chuan crossed the zero meridian last Sunday - the Lunar New Year Day - in his non-stop solo sailing around the world, according to his supporting team Monday.

Chinese ping-pong diplomacy player dies

2013-02-11 00:17:13

Zhuang Zedong, a former Chinese table tennis player known for his participation in the historic Sino-US ping-pong diplomacy in the 1970s, died at the age of 73.

Shandong ranks 2nd with 15th straight win

2013-02-07 09:55:57

Shandong Gold has secured the second seed for Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league playoffs after handing Dongguan Marco Polo a road crush 117-94 for their 15-game winning streak on Wednesday.

China lost to Saudi Arabia at AFC qualifiers

2013-02-07 09:51:32

China suffered a 2-1 away loss to Saudi Arabia in their first game at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers on Wednesday.

A chance but not a good one

2013-02-06 00:57:13

China's 2014 World Cup dream was extinguished long ago. Now the question has become whether the national team can secure a berth at the Asian Cup in Australia in 2015.

Sun Yang suspended from commercial activities

2013-02-05 17:25:50

China's star swimmer Sun Yang was asked to reflect on what he has done in a stern statement issued on Monday, after he was rumored to be involved with a stewardess and stayed out all night instead of focusing on his training.

Hong Kong regains snow polo champs

2013-02-05 15:24:44

The Fortune Heights Snow Polo World Cup 2013 invitational tournament concluded on Sunday at Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club, with Hong Kong topping the 12-team field.

Madame Tussauds unveils Sun's wax figure

2013-02-05 11:24:25

Sun Yang, an Olympic champion and world-record-holding long distance swimmer, did not appear at the unveiling ceremony of his wax figure as he was in tension with his coach Zhu Zhigen after rumors he was in love with a stewardess were exposed.

A taste of us sporting culture

2013-02-05 02:10:54

A live Super Bowl broadcast, hundreds of fans, NFL players and cheerleaders, interactive games and an American buffet and beers provided authentic 'Super Sunday' experiences in Beijing and Shanghai on Monday.

Beijing snaps Guangdong's 15-game

2013-02-04 16:18:42

Stephon Marbury delighted home fans by leading defending champions Beijing Ducks to a 93-82 victory over leaders Guangdong Hongyuan in the CBA league on Sunday.