China's snooker talent Ding Junhui threw away a 3-0 lead as he was knocked out of the Shanghai Masters by Mark King in his first appearance at the home event. also crashed out.
The 7th National Farmers Games opened in Nanyang, Henan province on Sept 17. Apart from traditional events like athletics, basketball, table tennis, and swimming, there are also less familiar activities like lion and dragon dancing. Most of the sports items in the 7-day sporting gala are meant to showcase farmers' special characteristics, focusing more on their lifestyle and work.
Sun Yang, of the Zhejiang Team, pumps his fist after winning the men's 4x100 meter freestyle relay at the 9th National University Games in Tianjin, Sept 13, 2012.
Although no official from the sport's governing body was available for an interview, there is ample evidence that Wang will return to competition at the National Short Track Speed Skating League on Thursday.
Li Yongbo, the head coach of China's badminton national team, said the Badminton World Federation was careless when it ousted players for match-throwing at the London Olympics.
Chinese short-track speed skater Wang Meng will finally touch down on the rink after the lifting of a 13-month ban for a notorious brawl with a manager of the national short track team, authorities said on Sunday.
Chinese basketball star Yi Jianlian has issued an online call for a freeze on the vandalism amid protests over Japan's "purchase" of China's Diaoyu Islands.
A Chinese table tennis great is in a serious condition with colorectal cancer, according to multiple media sources.
The head coach of China's national badminton team claims he gave no orders to throw the group women's double match at the London Olympics.
Dou Zecheng realized his promise on Sunday when he won the Fangshan Changyang China Amateur Golf Championship at the Beijing California County Golf Club.
After becoming the first Chinese driver to perfrom at a Formula 1 Grand Prix event, 24-year-old Shanghainese Ma Qinghua will hit the tracks again at the Singapore Grand Prix this week.
Chinese Vice-Premier Hui Liangyu declared open the seventh National Peasants' Games here on Sunday, which was the first multi-sport gala China held after 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics.