The rice bucket has been increasingly replaced by machines, but it has found an amusing new use as a water sports game among local people. The government organized the event to promote agricultural products and tourism.
Just a few days after the opening ceremony of the biggest sporting event in the country, the China's 12th National Games has been plagued by scandal. The athlete's performance is just one of the smears to hit the games, troubled by problems for months.
China's Olympic and world-champion figure-skating couple, Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo, welcomed their baby girl on Sept 3, as Shen, 34, announced on her Sina Weibo micro blog that she gave birth to the baby at 5:05 am that day.
The Sichuan Jinqiang Whale from the minor National Basketball League is “highly likely” to bring him in if the team cracks into the Chinese Basketball Association next season, Chengdu Business Daily reported on Tuesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping declared the 12th National Games open in the Olympic Sports Center in the capital city of Northeast China's Liaoning province. Photos: Opening ceremony of 12th National Games