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IOC member Hickey arrested over alleged illegal ticket sales
Sports2016-08-18 09:39April 24 2017 07:34:52

IOC member Hickey arrested over alleged illegal ticket sales

Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee executive board, has been detained over alleged illegal ticket sales plot, the IOC said on Wednesday.

Phelps puts spotlight on cupping
Sports2016-08-18 00:29April 24 2017 07:34:52

Phelps puts spotlight on cupping

Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps led American swimmers to a gold medal in the 4x100-meter relay, but what grabbed media attention and led to stories and photos around the globe were the purple and red circles on his back.

Facial expressions of Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui goes viral
Sports2016-08-18 00:29April 24 2017 07:34:52

Facial expressions of Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui goes viral

Chinese women swimmer Fu Yuanhui has created a sensation not just by winning the bronze medal, but also by her facial expressions during an interview.

Sad lifter Li Yajun vows to fight for next Olympics
Sports2016-08-18 00:29April 24 2017 07:34:52

Sad lifter Li Yajun vows to fight for next Olympics

Holding tears in her eyes, a sad Li Yajun was determined to get rid of the bad memories in Rio and trained harder for the next Olympic Games four years later.

China cheated out of ten Olympic medals since 1968
Sports2016-08-17 16:19April 24 2017 07:34:52

China cheated out of ten Olympic medals since 1968

Chinese athletes are among those who suffered the most from doping during the Olympic Games, as they were cheated out of ten medals since 1968 due to competitors doping.

Basketball star Yi Jianlian heading back to NBA with Lakers
Sports2016-08-17 16:19April 24 2017 07:34:52

Basketball star Yi Jianlian heading back to NBA with Lakers

Chinese basketball star Yi Jianlian is going back to the NBA, according to Marc Stein at ESPN.

China harvests two more golds at Rio Olympics
Sports2016-08-17 13:24April 24 2017 07:34:52

China harvests two more golds at Rio Olympics

China claimed two more golds in diving and table tennis to place third on the medals table of the Rio Olympics on Tuesday.

An earnest call to empower the world's youth
Sports2016-08-17 10:56April 24 2017 07:34:52

An earnest call to empower the world's youth

The 2016 Olympic Games has already shattered records, but even before the first competition began, the Games made history by giving athletes who have no country to call home a place on the starting line.

Chinese public unfazed by sluggish medal winning at Rio Games
Sports2016-08-17 10:56April 24 2017 07:34:52

Chinese public unfazed by sluggish medal winning at Rio Games

Chinese audiences are decreasingly seeing medals as the paramount goal, and underperforming athletes are calmer when they end up with unsatisfying results.

Olympics should cherish the merit of cost control
Sports2016-08-17 10:55April 24 2017 07:34:52

Olympics should cherish the merit of cost control

The Olympic Games celebrates struggle for excellence, not costs. As more emerging economies are hosting the Olympics, it is time to recall the Olympic Creed.

Chinese female paddlers defend Olympic team gold in Rio
Sports2016-08-17 09:40April 24 2017 07:34:52

Chinese female paddlers defend Olympic team gold in Rio

All-time leading Chinese secured the third table tennis gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, after easily rounding up the team final against Germany in straight three games.

Tributes flow for former FIFA head Joao Havelange
Sports2016-08-17 09:40April 24 2017 07:34:52

Tributes flow for former FIFA head Joao Havelange

Tributes have poured in for former FIFA president Joao Havelange, who died on Tuesday aged 100.

WADA reinstates Beijing anti-doping lab
Sports2016-08-17 09:14April 24 2017 07:34:52

WADA reinstates Beijing anti-doping lab

A woman walks into the head office for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on November 9

China's women's table tennis team sweeps third back-to-back gold
Sports2016-08-17 08:24April 24 2017 07:34:52

China's women's table tennis team sweeps third back-to-back gold

Liu Shiwen of China approaches Petrissa Solja of Germany to shake her hand

Zhang Wenxiu gets hammer throw silver, China looks to sweep table tennis gold in Rio
Sports2016-08-16 20:25April 24 2017 07:34:52

Zhang Wenxiu gets hammer throw silver, China looks to sweep table tennis gold in Rio

Zhang Wenxiu has finished with silver in the women's hammer throw, with a personal season best of 76.75 meters.

Hanging camera falls inside Olympic Park, injuring two
Sports2016-08-16 19:14April 24 2017 07:34:52

Hanging camera falls inside Olympic Park, injuring two

The incident is caught by another hanging camera as you can see this large suspended device breaking loose and tumbling down to the pedestrian ramp below.

Chinese gymnasts set higher goals after Rio under-performance
Sports2016-08-16 15:29April 24 2017 07:34:52

Chinese gymnasts set higher goals after Rio under-performance

Chinese gymnasts have decided to brush the unfair treatment under the carpet and practice harder in the future.

China makes new Olympic breakthroughs in field sports
Sports2016-08-16 14:40April 24 2017 07:34:52

China makes new Olympic breakthroughs in field sports

In the just-concluded Track and Field Day 4

Chinese competitors in Rio also shine in academics
Sports2016-08-16 12:09April 24 2017 07:34:52

Chinese competitors in Rio also shine in academics

Many Chinese athletes at the Rio Olympics this year are not only applauded for their brilliance in the games, but also for their achievements in the academic world.

Cycling contest attracts 500 competitors in North China
Sports2016-08-16 10:04April 24 2017 07:34:52

Cycling contest attracts 500 competitors in North China

More than 500 domestic and international cyclists, both professional and amateur, participated in the 2016 Mulan Hunting Ground International Cycling Challenge in Chengde, Hebei province, on Aug 14.

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