Negari wins Xiamen Marathon

2013-01-05 16:14:01

Getachew Terfa Negari of Ethiopia claimed the men's title at the 2013 Xiamen International Marathon by setting a new course record here on Saturday.

City marathons prosper in China

2013-01-05 13:54:37

City marathons and fun runs have been enjoying an outrageous growth in China with the year 2012 witnessing some 500,000 people run in 33 marathon and fun races.

Chinese Li Na eyes 7th WTA title

2013-01-05 09:45:48

Chinese ace Li Na will seek to lift her seventh WTA title Saturday when she meet Czech Klara Zakopalova in the final of the inaugural Shenzhen Longgang Gemdale Open.

Controversial women's badminton duo honored

2013-01-04 21:28:38

Chinese women's badminton duo Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli were awarded the sports honor medals by China' s sports governing body though the pair being kicked out of the London Olympics for playing to lose.

Robson starting to roll

2013-01-03 22:19:48

Laura Robson says her Chinese experiences contributed greatly to her breakthrough 2012 season.

Chinese basketball sees first doping case

2013-01-01 14:38:30

Former NBA player Marcus Williams' positive test caught sports news headlines in China on the New Year's Day.

Wang has big shoes to fill

2012-12-31 03:43:33

Wang Zhelin appears to be the next big thing in Chinese basketball, but he has a long way to go to become the next Yao Ming.

China on a golden pond

2012-12-28 19:08:59

Superstars Sun and Ye lead a fresh wave of swimming stars.

Aussie connection to grow stronger

2012-12-28 19:07:21

China's swimming bosses are intent on sending the nation's best abroad for specialized training.

China's top 10 sports news in 2012

2012-12-28 11:12:04

The top 10 sports news stories of China in the year of 2012 selected by Xinhua News Agency.

Audit finds Shenzhen Universiade budget blow out

2012-12-27 21:22:51

The 2011 Shenzhen Universiade went drastically over budget, a report by the Shenzhen audit office announced on Thursday.

China enhances support for football

2012-12-27 17:10:41

China's top sports official said on Wednesday that more favorable policies and financial support will be provided for the development of football.