Jaws dropped when Yao Ming strolled across the main square of the Youth Olympic Village on Monday. The youth Olympians could not stop staring at the towering basketball legend, one of the best-known sportsmen in China.
With four days to go before the 2nd edition of the Youth Olympic Games close in Nanjing, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach was full of praise for the event, saying he really enjoys what he has experienced here.
With four days to go before the 2nd edition of the Youth Olympic Games close in Nanjing, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach was full of praise for the event, saying he really enjoys what he has experienced in Nanjing.
Athletes, ambassadors and even NanjingLELE, the official mascot of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, have taken up the challenge to generate awareness and raise money for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) patients.
The closing ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games will feature eight distinct parts and each will have a theme like "Five Continents' celebrations", "City of Youth" and "Tomorrow", said Chen Weiya, chief director of the opening and closing ceremonies.
Xu Shilin completed a dream week at the Youth Olympic Games tennis event on Sunday, beating Iryna Shymanovic 6-3, 6-1 to claim the girls' singles gold medal to the delight of a partisan Chinese crowd in Nanjing.
Hoi Kem Doo of Hong Kong, China competes in the Mixed International Team Semifinal of table tennis event at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 23, 2014.
The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Wednesday spoke highly of China's effforts in the fight against doping in sport, saying the country's anti-doping agency is one of the most "effective" organizations.
A Ukranian shooter has cost her teammate the chance at a medal by oversleeping and missing a critical round of the 10m air pistol international mixed team event of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games at the Fangshan shooting hall on Thursday.