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.
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.
Chinese volleyball legend Jenny Lang Ping will serve as vice president of the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA), a senior official confirmed on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
China will play the Philippines in an international friendly in Guangzhou next month ahead of their crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Syria, the Chinese Football Association said.
Tai chi master Chen Zhenglei not only stands firm on moral ground in his response to the webpage challenge of a Japanese martial arts practitioner, but also leads the way of propriety for kung fu contestants.
When double 800m Olympic and world champion David Rudisha of Kenya lines up on the track at Shanghai Diamond League meeting on May 13, only one thing will matter, make a strong start.
China will play against New Zealand, Hong Kong and South Korea in the Group A of the qualification for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, after a draw ceremony concluded on Sunday evening in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province.
The Chinese Football Association has denied rumors that China will bid to host the 2034 World Cup.