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Beijing race to kick off new Asian marathon series
Sports2017-07-22 10:38July 23 2017 02:29:32

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 23 2017 02:29:32

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 23 2017 02:29:32

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.

Hong Kong plans rise of the virtual athletes
Sports2017-07-20 10:19July 23 2017 02:29:32

Hong Kong plans rise of the virtual athletes

Fans cram into stadiums while millions of ardent viewers plug into the internet to cheer on avatars of geeky young stars battling it out on the screen.

Sport aids development of disabled
Sports2017-07-20 10:19July 23 2017 02:29:32

Sport aids development of disabled

Former skating champion helps students realize their full potential.

Marbury signs with CBA team Beijing Aolong
Sports2017-07-19 19:41July 23 2017 02:29:32

Marbury signs with CBA team Beijing Aolong

Beijing Aolong has signed Stephon Marbury on a one-year deal, the Chinese Basketball Association team announced on Wednesday.

Yao Ming reported among potential buyers of Houston Rockets
Sports2017-07-19 17:18July 23 2017 02:29:32

Yao Ming reported among potential buyers of Houston Rockets

U.S. billionaire restaurateur Tilman Fertitta, Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale and former NBA star Yao Ming reportedly have expressed interest in purchasing the Houston Rockets after owner Leslie Alexander put it up for sale.

No snow, but there they go
Sports2017-07-19 16:17July 23 2017 02:29:32

No snow, but there they go

A complex of high, dry ski slopes at the south end of Olympic Forest Park was officially unveiled on Tuesday as part of efforts by the city government to promote the winter sport as a year-round activity.

Justin time: BoSox tap Chinese talent
Sports2017-07-19 09:46July 23 2017 02:29:32

Justin time: BoSox tap Chinese talent

Justin Qiangbarenzeng is reaping the benefits of an accelerated baseball education.

Chinese divers add two synchronized gold medals at the worlds
Sports2017-07-18 11:30July 23 2017 02:29:32

Chinese divers add two synchronized gold medals at the worlds

Fueled by Olympic champions Chen Aisen and Shi Tingmao, the Chinese diving team cinched two more gold medals in synchronized events at the 17th FINA World Championships on Monday.

'MVP!' U.S. basketball fans in love with China's Ding Yanyuhang
Sports2017-07-17 11:29July 23 2017 02:29:32

'MVP!' U.S. basketball fans in love with China's Ding Yanyuhang

“MVP, MVP! ” was what 23-year-old Chinese basketball player Ding Yanyuhang heard when he first stepped on the free-throw line during an NBA Summer League game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Boston Celtics in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Kicking off peak show of Chinese soccer brand
Sports2017-07-17 10:58July 23 2017 02:29:32

Kicking off peak show of Chinese soccer brand

For Wen Xiaoting, 27, a former fashion magazine editor, soccer club Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng is a brand-building opportunity.

Federer wins eighth Wimbledon title
Sports2017-07-17 10:01July 23 2017 02:29:32

Federer wins eighth Wimbledon title

Roger Federer defeated seventh seed Marin Cilic in straight sets to win a record eighth Wimbledon title on Sunday.

Private sector to help build skating oval
Sports2017-07-16 09:47July 23 2017 02:29:32

Private sector to help build skating oval

Private partners will be invited to build and operate the new speed skating venue for the 2022 Winter Olympics as part of a cooperative program launched Friday by Beijing.

Federer sails into 11th Wimbledon final
Sports2017-07-15 11:18July 23 2017 02:29:32

Federer sails into 11th Wimbledon final

Roger Federer reached the final of Wimbledon championships for the 11th time on Friday after beating 2010 Wimbledonrunner-up Tomas Berdych 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4.

Video communication with daughters motivates Chinese sister duo at the FINA worlds
Sports2017-07-15 10:49July 23 2017 02:29:32

Video communication with daughters motivates Chinese sister duo at the FINA worlds

Chinese synchronized swimmers Jiang Wenwen and Jiang Tingting got much motivation from a pre-game video communication with their daughters to finish second in the preliminary of duet technical at the 17th FINA World Championships here on Friday.

Private sector to help build skating oval
Sports2017-07-15 09:48July 23 2017 02:29:32

Private sector to help build skating oval

Private partners will be invited to build and operate the new speed skating venue for the 2022 Winter Olympics as part of a cooperative program launched Friday by Beijing.

More tax problems for Ronaldo agent, Mendes
Sports2017-07-14 10:33July 23 2017 02:29:32

More tax problems for Ronaldo agent, Mendes

Officials from the Portuguese Treasury inspected the accounts of football “super-agent” Jorge Mendes, his company Gestifute have confirmed.

Bank of China becomes banking partner of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games
Sports2017-07-14 10:33July 23 2017 02:29:32

Bank of China becomes banking partner of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games

The organizers officially announced on Thursday that Bank of China becomes the official banking partner of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Peru striker Guerrero reportedly on China radar
Sports2017-07-13 14:54July 23 2017 02:29:32

Peru striker Guerrero reportedly on China radar

Peru international striker Paolo Guerrero could be the latest high-profile South American player to join the Chinese Super League.

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