The consensus that sports can play an important role in promoting world peace was echoed by participators in a charity golf event on Wednesday in Beijing.
Marcello Lippi's Guangzhou Evergrande are looking forward to becoming the first Chinese club to reach the AFC Champions League semifinals since 2005.
Improving public participation in sports is more important to the youth development of China's "big three" ball games than medals, according to coaches and experts.
China's top athletes are set to compete against each other again after the National Games, this time for the top awards.
Former NBA star Yi Jianlian has signed a new two-year contract with the Chinese champions Guangdong Hongyuan, said the club on Friday.
Guangdong successfully defended their men's basketball title at the Chinese National Games, outgunning hosts Liaoning 69-63 on Thursday.
Yao Ming's participation in a new campaign highlights his commitment to responsible drinking.
Former Olympic weightlifting champion Liao Hui claimed the men's 69kg title at China's National Games on Monday, one year after serving out a two-year ban for doping.
Zhang Peimeng representing Beijing celebrates after winning the men's 100m race at the 12th National Games in Shenyang, capital city of Northeast China's Liaoning province on September 8, 2013.
Badminton superstar Lin Dan led the People's Liberation Army (PLA) team to claim their first-ever men's team bronze at the Chinese National Games.
The US Open has been a stomping ground for Italian female tennis players in recent years, but Flavia Pennetta's journey to the last four has been one of the more unexpected successes.
China has withdrawn its bid to host the Asian Cup soccer tournament in 2019, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) confirmed on Thursday.