Yang Yang (A), the current IOC member and China's former short track speed skating Olympic champion, said Tuesday that bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympics is a good chance for China to boost its winter sports.
Bidding for Winter Olympics will benefit China's political, economic, cultural and social development, said Wei Jizhong on Tuesday.
Beijing Marathon participants said the city government's order to provide more toilets during major events came too late to prevent well-publicized problems at this year's event, but the ruling is still "better late than never".
Hosting the Olympic Games again would be great, but proceed with caution, sports experts warned as Beijing announced its ambition to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Beijing and northern Chinese city Zhangjiakou will launch a joint bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) announced here on Tuesday afternoon.
Guangzhou Evergrande players celebrate after beating Wuhan Zall 5-0 at the 30th Chinese Super League to clinch their third consecutive championship, in Guangzhou city of South China's Guangdong province, on Nov 3, 2013.
Li Ming, an 11-year-old pupil in the NBA-Yao Foundation Primary School in Hefeng, Sichuan province, was excited on Nov 4 as she sat next to former NBA star Yao Ming.
China's first male Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang was driving without license when his Porsche SUV collided with a bus, police said.
Yan Han of China hung on to his men's short program lead to claim his first Grand Prix title at the Cup of China figure skating championships in Beijing on Saturday.
"Winning the Olympic medal has brought me such a lot of recognition in the sailing world ... But what I care most about is how I can use my influence to lure more people to the sport of sailing."
Four of China's best professional boxing prospects will be showcased on the undercard of the WBO international welterweight title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios at the Venetian Resort & Casino in Macao.
Defending champions China failed to overturn a 12-point deflect in the last quarter, losing to Japan 55-62 here Thursday at the 25th FIBA Asia Women's Basketball Championship.