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IBF to launch Silk Road Championship Tournament
Sports2017-05-26 17:30May 26 2017 21:10:07

IBF to launch Silk Road Championship Tournament

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) is about to launch the Silk Road Championship Tournament, IBF China announced here on Friday.

China's gymnastic icon Li Ning to visit Switzerland
Sports2017-05-26 10:00May 26 2017 21:10:07

China's gymnastic icon Li Ning to visit Switzerland

Chinese gymnastic icon Li Ning in June is set to return to Montreux, Switzerland, where he won gold in the inaugural Arthur Gander Memorial event 32 years ago, to enhance the -exchanges between the two countries.

Lang Ping named president of Chinese Volleyball Academy
Sports2017-05-25 15:30May 26 2017 21:10:07

Lang Ping named president of Chinese Volleyball Academy

Chinese volleyball legend Lang Ping has been appointed as the president of the Chinese Volleyball Academy, the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA) said on Thursday.

China's top player Ke Jie loses second match against AlphaGo
Sports2017-05-25 15:00May 26 2017 21:10:07

China's top player Ke Jie loses second match against AlphaGo

The world’s best weiqi (Go) player and Chinese prodigy 19-year-old Ke Jie lost the battle against AlphaGo in their second match on Thursday. With a previous defeat in the first round, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) program has won the three-match series, even before the final round on May 27 takes place.

China to introduce strongest policy to curb splashy spending on players
Sports2017-05-25 10:01May 26 2017 21:10:07

China to introduce strongest policy to curb splashy spending on players

China is going to bring down the soaring transfer spendings, especially on foreign players, to support the development of local young talents, as the Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced the strongest policy on Wednesday.

Football tournament in Brazil helps refugee integration
Sports2017-05-24 16:30May 26 2017 21:10:07

Football tournament in Brazil helps refugee integration

A multicultural football tournament in Sao Paulo last weekend was not just about which team scored the most goals. It was an opportunity for refugees to better integrate into a society facing its own challenges.

Putin promises high-level preparations for upcoming football events
Sports2017-05-24 14:01May 26 2017 21:10:07

Putin promises high-level preparations for upcoming football events

Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged an all-out effort on Tuesday to provide high-level services and create favorable conditions for athletes and fans during upcoming football tournaments.

Guangzhou Evergrande beat Kashima Antlers 1-0
Sports2017-05-24 11:00May 26 2017 21:10:07

Guangzhou Evergrande beat Kashima Antlers 1-0

Two-time AFC Champions League winners Guangzhou Evergrande beat Kashima Antlers 1-0 at Tianhe Stadium on Tuesday as the Chinese and Japanese champions met in the first-leg of the last 16.

Chinese Super League secures $145m sponsorship deal
Sports2017-05-23 16:00May 26 2017 21:10:07

Chinese Super League secures $145m sponsorship deal

Ping An Insurance will continue to be a major sponsor of the Chinese Super League, announcing a new 1 billion yuan ($145 million) five-year deal for the naming rights.

Fencing competition kicks off in Shanghai
Sports2017-05-19 14:00May 26 2017 21:10:07

Fencing competition kicks off in Shanghai

Fencers from all over the world will be competing in Shanghai this weekend at the Westgate Mall Fencing Grand Prix Shanghai.

Chinese football has bright future, says FIFA official Zhang Jian
Sports2017-05-19 11:30May 26 2017 21:10:07

Chinese football has bright future, says FIFA official Zhang Jian

The new role could provide an avenue for the convergence of Chinese football and the global football culture. Furthermore, it could prove a crucial early step for China to someday host a FIFA World Cup, said newly elected FIFA council member.

Jenny Lang Ping named vice president of Chinese Volleyball Association
Sports2017-05-18 17:01May 26 2017 21:10:07

Jenny Lang Ping named vice president of Chinese Volleyball Association

Chinese volleyball legend Jenny Lang Ping will serve as vice president of the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA), a senior official confirmed on Thursday.

Liu looking to maintain his momentum
Sports2017-05-18 13:31May 26 2017 21:10:07

Liu looking to maintain his momentum

Liu Yanwei plans to keep things simple in his pursuit of a career breakthrough at the $300,000 Thailand Open, which gets underway on Thursday.

Tong is still on the cutting edge
Sports2017-05-18 13:31May 26 2017 21:10:07

Tong is still on the cutting edge

Chinese figure skating icon Tong Jian has blossomed into a successful businessman with the same ease and grace he demonstrated when gliding across the ice in his heyday.

Super Dan threatens lawsuit over 4 mln yuan unpaid salary
Sports2017-05-18 10:30May 26 2017 21:10:07

Super Dan threatens lawsuit over 4 mln yuan unpaid salary

Chinese badminton champ Lin Dan has taken to Sina Weibo to demand 4 million yuan ($580,804) in wages owed from a China Badminton Super League club.

Argentina to collaborate with China in developing football talent
Sports2017-05-18 09:30May 26 2017 21:10:07

Argentina to collaborate with China in developing football talent

The Argentinean Minister of Sports Carlos Mac Allister announced on Wednesday in Beijing that his country and China had agreed to work on “the development of football” in the Asian giant.

China, Russia enhance cooperation in cultivating sporting talent
Sports2017-05-17 09:31May 26 2017 21:10:07

China, Russia enhance cooperation in cultivating sporting talent

Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) will establish a branch campus in Beijing, said Boris Titov, co-chairman of Russian-Chinese Committee of Friendship, Peace and Development on Tuesday.

Football player apologizes for 'slant eyes' gesture
Sports2017-05-16 09:30May 26 2017 21:10:07

Football player apologizes for 'slant eyes' gesture

Argentinian football player Ezequiel Lavezzi apologized via Sina Weibo on Sunday for his “slant eyes” photo which had attracted widespread criticism for being racist on Chinese social media since it was posted on twitter on Friday.

Sharing moves to basketballs
Sports2017-05-15 11:01May 26 2017 21:10:07

Sharing moves to basketballs

Basketball players in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, can now enjoy the sport without bringing a ball, thanks to a new basketball-sharing service.

China coach Lippi on World Cup and a national B team
Sports2017-05-14 13:31May 26 2017 21:10:07

China coach Lippi on World Cup and a national B team

China will continue its quest to qualify for the 2018 World Cup when the national team travels to Malaysia to face Syria on June 13.‍

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