The year 2012 witnessed a major breakthrough for the Chinese athletics team, which claimed one gold and five bronze medals in the London Olympics Games, the most medals ever won by the team in one edition of summer Olympics Games.
Chinese clubs gained international recognition as they launched ambitious bids for foreign stars in 2012. However, the Chinese Super League, despite the generous contracts and enthusiastic fans, is yet to become a cozy destination for big-name imports.
The year of 2012 means a lot to Chinese basketball, which witnessed Beijing claim its first ever CBA league title in 17 years and the national team drop to last place in the Olympics.
A lack of major titles in 2012 didn't mean it was a bad year for Chinese tennis as solid progress continued on and off the court. There was no Grand Slam title, like Li Na's breakthrough at the French Open last year, and that may have disappointed fans, along with the women's players' early exit at the London Olympics.
The Chinese badminton team won both Thomas & Uber Cups and made a clean sweep of Olympic gold medals for the first time, while their victory seemed to be overshadowed by a match-fixing scandal that rocked the nation.
If you want to see Stephon Marbury and Tracy McGrady start together in the CBA All-Star Game you can by voting for them in a special fan ballot for the February extravaganza.
The 2013 Xiamen International Marathon will be held on Jan 5, with more than 74,000 runners from 32 countries and regions registered for this year’s event, according to the organizing committee.
The 2012 Anta CCTV Sports Personality of the Year final nominees were unveiled in Beijing on Thursday.
Some of the world's leading snowboarders will gather in Beijing for the 11th Red Bull Nanshan Open slopestyle contest next month.
Reports were rampant on Chinese media that Qingdao Eagles import Tracy McGrady left practice early on Saturday after quarreling with coach Zhang Shizhang.
A non-governmental soccer association will stage more professional futsal games over the next five years to help boost Chinese soccer development.
Ding Junhui won his first title of the season by beating Anthony McGill 4-2 in the final of the Scottish Open in Ravenscraig, part of the Betfair European Tour.