Guo Shiqiang, head coach of Liaoning, was sacked on Saturday, becoming the third coach in five days to lose his job in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league.
Wang Kaidong's face turned red when he launched an attack with a foil, and his mother watched his every move with a content smile on her face.
Beijing Ducks suffered a bitter 105-101 defeat to Foshan LongLions here on Friday to conclude their 13-game winning streak in the CBA league.
With the retirement of basketball legend Yao Ming, who led the Chinese sports delegation to the 2008 Olympic opening ceremony, Liu Xiang and Sun Yang will spearhead the Chinese athletes next year in London in pursuit of another golden harvest.
Three former Chinese national team coaches were involved in soccer corruption, according to a northeastern Chinese court.
A soccer referee who ironically won the name as "patriotic whistle" for officiating in favor of Chinese teams, had been bribed by local soccer bodies, said a northeastern Chinese court.
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China defeated Russia 4-0 Thursday in the fifth round of the 2011 World Women Chess Team Championship (WWTC) in Mardin province of southeastern Turkey.
Pakistan marked the first international field hockey match played in the country in seven years with a 3-0 win over China on Wednesday.
The long-awaited trials for corruption in Chinese soccer started in the northeastern Chinese city of Tieling on Dec 19, 2011.
Sun Jihai says the country's soccer fans might be in for a long dry spell thanks to inherent problems with the way young talent is developed.
Lu Jun, the country's best known Chinese soccer referee who once officiated World Cup and Olympic Games and was dubbed "golden whistle", stood trial in an intermediate court in Dandong.