Chinese star ends basketball career

2015-08-12 07:44:31

Mengke Bateer, the first Chinese player on an NBA championship-winning team, is retiring from basketball.

Sports industry racing to open up

2015-08-11 17:05:41

It's 11 pm on Friday night and the hot scenes at Now Fitness, Beijing's first 24-hour gym in eastern downtown, are pumping adrenaline high enough for another workout session.

Chinese soccer team to take on HK in Shenzhen

2015-08-11 16:40:53

Chinese national soccer team will play its first home qualifier of the Russia 2018 World Cup against Hong Kong in Shenzhen on Sept 3, according to the organizers.

Water Cube to be transformed for events on ice

2015-08-11 07:57:04

Preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics will see the iconic Water Cube transformed into an "ice cube" as organizers ready it to host curling and skating events, the venue operator said on Monday.

China wins women's 4x100m medley relay

2015-08-10 06:39:16

China missed the chance to win the men's 1,500m freestyle title but it might gain some comfort with the women's 4x100m medley relay gold medal at the Kazan worlds in Russia.

Riders and horses ready for Ethnic Games

2015-08-08 18:32:46

One day to go before the Chinese Ethnic Games, riders and their best companions are preparing to show their best self in this quadrennial tournament.

NBA giants to make Shenzhen debut

2015-08-06 14:53:12

The Los Angels Clippers and Charlotte Hornets will play the NBA's first game in Shenzhen when they meet at the Shenzhen Universiade Center on October 11.

Golden stamps to mark Winter Olympics bid win

2015-08-05 11:21:04

Gold stamps marking Beijing's successful bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics are displayed at a ceremony in the Chinese capital on Tuesday. There will be 199,999 1-gram stamps for sale, and they will cost 999.9 yuan ($160) each.

Foreign leaders congratulate Beijing on successful Winter Olympic bid

2015-08-05 11:15:29

Leaders of some countries and international organizations have sent messages to China, congratulating Beijing on its successful bid to host the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Take two as videos help win bid again

2015-08-05 07:45:17

"From the reactions of the International Olympic Committee members, I knew it worked," Meng, a director with China Central Television's sports channel, said on Tuesday.

Economic impact of Beijing Winter Olympics

2015-08-04 17:24:57

Clinching the winter olympics will provide hefty economic opportunities for Beijing and its surrounding regions, analysts say.

Brazil hails Beijing Olympic win

2015-08-03 03:40:11

Brazil's sports minister and Rio 2016 organizers both congratulated Beijing on winning the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, saying they believed the Chinese capital would host a "great" Winter Olympics.