Dongguan, Guangdong province, expects to increase the mass appeal of badminton while forging a vibrant city image by hosting the Sudirman Cup next year.
Despite a massive lead on the final medal table, China's Asian Games campaign was far from perfect, said Xiao Tian, deputy delegation chief, citing poor performances in the big-ball sports and major Olympic events.
Although China did not make it to the World Cup tournament in Brazil, 33 young Chinese footballers have come here to improve their own skills and, in turn, Chinese football.
Chinese superstar Lin Dan and world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia set up a mouth-watering semifinal clash in the Asiad badminton tournament, after they both defeated their respective opponents here on Saturday.
Chinese men's basketball team squandered a 15-point lead to lose to Japan 79-72 in quarterfinal round of 2014 Incheon Asian Games, their first defeat to Japan in Asiad history.
Cai Zhenhua, the president of the Chinese Football Association (CFA), said on Saturday that Chinese football has plunged to a new low and the men's side is just rated as "second or third class" in Asia.
China eased past India 3-0 to advance to the semifinal of the Asian Games women's volleyball tournament here on Saturday.
Naoya Tomita has been expelled from the Japanese team competing in the Asian Games after he admitted stealing a camera.
More than 1,400 athletes from 34 countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany and the United States, converged in Weihai, Shandong province, to compete in the 2014 Long Distance Triathlon World Championships.
Chinese swimming superstar Sun Yang will not compete in the men's 4x200m freestyle relay event due to take place on Monday evening, team officials confirmed.
The two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level will officially announce her retirement at a press conference in Beijing on Sunday.
China grabs three of the four gold medals on the opening day of the shooting competition at the Asian Games, including a surprise win in the women's 10-meter team air pistol.