Getachew Terfa Negari of Ethiopia claimed the men's title at the 2013 Xiamen International Marathon by setting a new course record here on Saturday.
City marathons and fun runs have been enjoying an outrageous growth in China with the year 2012 witnessing some 500,000 people run in 33 marathon and fun races.
Chinese ace Li Na will seek to lift her seventh WTA title Saturday when she meet Czech Klara Zakopalova in the final of the inaugural Shenzhen Longgang Gemdale Open.
Chinese women's badminton duo Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli were awarded the sports honor medals by China' s sports governing body though the pair being kicked out of the London Olympics for playing to lose.
Laura Robson says her Chinese experiences contributed greatly to her breakthrough 2012 season.
Former NBA player Marcus Williams' positive test caught sports news headlines in China on the New Year's Day.
Wang Zhelin appears to be the next big thing in Chinese basketball, but he has a long way to go to become the next Yao Ming.
Superstars Sun and Ye lead a fresh wave of swimming stars.
China's swimming bosses are intent on sending the nation's best abroad for specialized training.
The top 10 sports news stories of China in the year of 2012 selected by Xinhua News Agency.
The 2011 Shenzhen Universiade went drastically over budget, a report by the Shenzhen audit office announced on Thursday.
China's top sports official said on Wednesday that more favorable policies and financial support will be provided for the development of football.