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China's Zou ready to defend title
Sports2017-07-28 12:05July 29 2017 19:46:21

China's Zou ready to defend title

Chinese boxing star Zou Shi-ming is confident of his WBO flyweight title defense as he faces Japanese challenger Sho Kimura at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai on Friday.

Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd
Sports2017-07-27 16:20July 29 2017 19:46:21

Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd

Sun Yang has finished the 800 meter freestyle final in 5th place at the swimming World Championships.

World's largest seafood market moving for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Sports2017-07-27 15:12July 29 2017 19:46:21

World's largest seafood market moving for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tsukiji, the world’s largest wholesale seafood market, is once again scheduled to be relocated for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The move has been postponed for months during testing of soil contaminant levels at the new fish market site located on a man-made island in Tokyo Bay. Now the move is back on, at least for Tsukiji central market wholesalers. Buyers and sellers are resigned to the move, but have their reservations.

Olympic champion Zhang Shan: shooting until young athletes eliminate me
Sports2017-07-27 15:12July 29 2017 19:46:21

Olympic champion Zhang Shan: shooting until young athletes eliminate me

Skeet athlete Zhang Shan, 49, savored her Olympic crown in Barcelona on July 26th, 1992, and she got a silver medal at the Chinese National Games on the same day 25 years later.

Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd
Sports2017-07-27 10:26July 29 2017 19:46:21

Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd

Sun Yang has finished the 800 meter freestyle final in 5th place at the swimming World Championships.

Sun fails to defend 800m free title, Fu secures 50m back final berth at worlds
Sports2017-07-27 09:14July 29 2017 19:46:21

Sun fails to defend 800m free title, Fu secures 50m back final berth at worlds

Chinese swimmers experienced a bitter and sweet day as Sun Yang failed to win his fourth straight gold medal in 800m freestyle, while Fu Yuanhui bounced back from her lackluster performance in 100m backstroke to make into the 50m backstroke final at the FINA World Championships in Budapest on Wednesday.

Degenerative brain disease found in 99 pct of 202 former football players: report
Sports2017-07-26 11:13July 29 2017 19:46:21

Degenerative brain disease found in 99 pct of 202 former football players: report

A progressive, degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 99 percent of former National Football League (NFL) players whose brains were donated for research after their deaths, a new study said Tuesday.

Xu Jiayu wins Chinese male swimmers' first backstroke title at World Championships
Sports2017-07-26 11:02July 29 2017 19:46:21

Xu Jiayu wins Chinese male swimmers' first backstroke title at World Championships

Xu Jiayu claimed the champion of the men's 100m backstroke at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest on Tuesday, the first ever victory for Chinese male swimmers in the event at worlds.

Chinese golfer Li set to inspire next generation after Open heroics
Sports2017-07-26 10:43July 29 2017 19:46:21

Chinese golfer Li set to inspire next generation after Open heroics

Chinese golfer Li Haotong stunned the golfing world with a closing round of 63 to shoot up the leader board into third place at The Open Championship at Birkdale in the UK.

China's Olympic champion diver He Zi retires
Sports2017-07-26 10:15July 29 2017 19:46:21

China's Olympic champion diver He Zi retires

Chinese diver He Zi, winner of the synchronized three-meter springboard at the 2012 London Olympic Games, announced her retirement on Sina Weibo on Tuesday.

Tears and joy as China's Xu achieves breakthrough in men's backstroke at FINA Worlds
Sports2017-07-26 10:15July 29 2017 19:46:21

Tears and joy as China's Xu achieves breakthrough in men's backstroke at FINA Worlds

A small winning margin of four hundredths of a second for Xu Jiayu proved a big step forward for Chinese swimming at the FINA World Championships on Tuesday.

China's Sun, Xu shine with gold at worlds, three world records shattered
Sports2017-07-26 10:15July 29 2017 19:46:21

China's Sun, Xu shine with gold at worlds, three world records shattered

Chinese swimmers Sun Yang and Xu Jiayu jumped into the spotlight at the 17th FINA World Championships with their respective breakthrough gold medal on Tuesday, a day with three world records beaten in the Hungarian capital.

Foreign coaches confident about the future of Chinese youth football
Sports2017-07-25 15:11July 29 2017 19:46:21

Foreign coaches confident about the future of Chinese youth football

Youth football in China will get stronger in the future, growing more competitive in the world through its fostering of talented players and sticking to the right policies, several foreign coaches told Xinhua recently during the 11th Luneng Weifang Cup International Youth Football Tournament.

Chelsea apologizes for player's insulting post about China
Sports2017-07-24 19:35July 29 2017 19:46:21

Chelsea apologizes for player's insulting post about China

Chelsea has issued a statement on the club's official website apologizing for Brazilian defender Kenedy's offensive social media post that enraged Chinese people.

Five champion teams to compete in China's Wefang Cup soccer tournament
Sports2017-07-23 10:12July 29 2017 19:46:21

Five champion teams to compete in China's Wefang Cup soccer tournament

Five champion teams will join the 2017 Luneng Weifang Cup International Youth Football Tournament, which will be held from July 23 to 29 in Weifang, Shandong Province, the organizer announced here Saturday.

Chinese synchronized swimmers claim history-making gold at worlds
Sports2017-07-23 09:40July 29 2017 19:46:21

Chinese synchronized swimmers claim history-making gold at worlds

China won their first ever gold medal in synchronized swimming at the FINA World Championships as they took away the Team Free Combination champion here on Saturday.

Beijing race to kick off new Asian marathon series
Sports2017-07-22 10:38July 29 2017 19:46:21

Beijing race to kick off new Asian marathon series

Arguably the most-coveted distance running race in China, the Beijing Marathon has cemented its status as a marquee event in Asia, being named the opening leg of the new Asian Premier Marathon (APM) series.

Hebei China Fortune midfielder Hernanes joins Sao Paulo
Sports2017-07-20 16:12July 29 2017 19:46:21

Hebei China Fortune midfielder Hernanes joins Sao Paulo

Former Brazil international midfielder Hernanes has rejoined his former club Sao Paulo on a year-long loan from Hebei China Fortune.

China unveils London Athletics World Championships squad
Sports2017-07-20 11:16July 29 2017 19:46:21

China unveils London Athletics World Championships squad

China has announced a 46-strong team to compete at the upcoming athletics world championships next month in London.

Sport aids development of disabled
Sports2017-07-20 10:19July 29 2017 19:46:21

Sport aids development of disabled

Former skating champion helps students realize their full potential.

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