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Success of aerobatics fest shows rapid development of air sports industry
Sports2017-11-06 13:32December 13 2017 00:38:24

Success of aerobatics fest shows rapid development of air sports industry

The World Fly-in Expo (WFE), an aerobatics fest hosted by the World Air Sports Federation, kicks off in Wuhan, Hubei Province from Saturday to Tuesday.

Are computer games headed for the Olympics?
Sports2017-11-03 16:32December 13 2017 00:38:24

Are computer games headed for the Olympics?

The final of one of the world’s most prestigious e-sports tournaments takes place in Beijing on Saturday, marking China’s rise as one of the biggest powers in the world of professional video gaming.

Zhang Lu named as finalist for 2017 CSL Gold Glove Award
Sports2017-11-01 17:02December 13 2017 00:38:24

Zhang Lu named as finalist for 2017 CSL Gold Glove Award

Tianjin Quanjian goalkeeper and captain Zhang Lu has been named as a finalist for the 2017 Gold Glove awards, along with three other players, the Chinese Football Association announced ahead of the Chinese Super League (CSL) wrapping up on Nov. 4.

Chinese trio fined for China Open forfeits, says ITTF
Sports2017-11-01 14:02December 13 2017 00:38:24

Chinese trio fined for China Open forfeits, says ITTF

World top three male table tennis players are welcomed back to the ITTF World Tour from 31 Oct. 2017, as they will be fined 20,000 USD each rather than any suspension for forfeiting their matches, said the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) in a statement on Tuesday.

CCTV acquires exclusive all-media rights for next two FIFA World Cups
Sports2017-11-01 11:32December 13 2017 00:38:24

CCTV acquires exclusive all-media rights for next two FIFA World Cups

FIFA has awarded China Central Television (CCTV) all media rights for the period of 2018-2022 in the Chinese mainland, the Chinese broadcaster announced on Wednesday.

PyeongChang 2018 flame begins journey to South Korea
Sports2017-11-01 11:02December 13 2017 00:38:24

PyeongChang 2018 flame begins journey to South Korea

The flame burning for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics began its journey from Greece to South Korea on Tuesday after a touching handover ceremony held at the Panathenaic stadium in the center of Athens.

Greece hands over Olympic Flame to PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games organizers
Sports2017-11-01 09:35December 13 2017 00:38:24

Greece hands over Olympic Flame to PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games organizers

The Flame burning for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics was handed over on Tuesday to the South Korean organizers in a touching ceremony held at the Panathenaic stadium in Athens on Tuesday.

Tiger Woods returning to competitive golf in November
Sports2017-10-31 14:02December 13 2017 00:38:24

Tiger Woods returning to competitive golf in November

Former World No. 1 Tiger Woods is officially returning from a long-term injury next month.

Shanghai school’s girls football team hits the highs
Sports2017-10-31 10:04December 13 2017 00:38:24

Shanghai school’s girls football team hits the highs

The Shanghai Meilong Middle School’s girls football team have become an overnight sensation after they won the Norway Cup 2017 by scoring 61 goals in seven matches and losing one.

Asian Tour announces first China event since 2008
Sports2017-10-31 09:32December 13 2017 00:38:24

Asian Tour announces first China event since 2008

The Asian Tour will sanction its first tournament in China for nine years in Xiamen, Fujian Province, next month, officials said yesterday.

Zheng and Chen fail to defend, Chinese team miss top podium at BWF French Open
Sports2017-10-30 10:33December 13 2017 00:38:24

Zheng and Chen fail to defend, Chinese team miss top podium at BWF French Open

Chinese shuttlers finished the BWF World Superseries French Open with their worst ever performance after world No. 1 Zheng Siwei and Chen Qingchen lost the mixed doubles final to Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir of Indonesia on Sunday.

Alibaba exec taking stake in NBA team
Sports2017-10-30 09:33December 13 2017 00:38:24

Alibaba exec taking stake in NBA team

The co-founder of Chinese Internet titan Alibaba Group Holding is set to buy a 49 percent stake in the Brooklyn Nets, U.S.-based sports network ESPN reported on Friday, citing National Basketball Association (NBA) sources.

Chinese shuttlers stalled at BWF French Open, Zheng and Chen march on
Sports2017-10-29 11:32December 13 2017 00:38:24

Chinese shuttlers stalled at BWF French Open, Zheng and Chen march on

Chinese shuttlers experienced a lackluster day in BWF World Superseries French Open semi-finals on Saturday, as only mixed doubles top seeds Zheng Siwei and Chen Qingchen managed to come through a grueling match for a final berth.

French Sports Minister expects stronger cooperation with China
Sports2017-10-27 23:02December 13 2017 00:38:24

French Sports Minister expects stronger cooperation with China

Newly-appointed French Sports Minister Laura Flessel told a press conference held in the French Embassy in Beijing on Thursday that France is seeking a stronger tie with China.

Chinese shuttlers cruise through mixed doubles first round at French Open
Sports2017-10-25 11:03December 13 2017 00:38:24

Chinese shuttlers cruise through mixed doubles first round at French Open

Four Chinese pairs recorded comfortable victories in the first round as the six-day BWF World Superseries French Open kicked off on Tuesday.

No shining results but some hopefuls at Chinese National Swimming Champs
Sports2017-10-24 23:02December 13 2017 00:38:24

No shining results but some hopefuls at Chinese National Swimming Champs

The five-day Chinese National Swimming Championships concluded here on Tuesday with no shining results but several hopeful rookies.

Zhuhai goes the distance in promoting the game
Sports2017-10-24 11:02December 13 2017 00:38:24

Zhuhai goes the distance in promoting the game

Boasting proximity to Hong Kong and Macao, new tennis hub Zhuhai in Guangdong province looks set to enhance cross-city tennis exchanges through grassroots promotions.

Evergrande seal Chinese Super League title, again
Sports2017-10-24 10:32December 13 2017 00:38:24

Evergrande seal Chinese Super League title, again

Guangzhou Evergrande sealed the Chinese Super League (CSL) title for the seventh consecutive time with a 5-1 thumping of Guizhou Zhicheng at the Tianhe Stadium on Sunday night.

Chinese former Olympic champion swimming for fun now
Sports2017-10-24 09:32December 13 2017 00:38:24

Chinese former Olympic champion swimming for fun now

Chinese swimming wunderkind Ye Shiwen spent nearly three years to learn how to swim for fun without victory.

Basketball star Yao scores windfall in IPO
Sports2017-10-24 09:32December 13 2017 00:38:24

Basketball star Yao scores windfall in IPO

Basketball star Yao Ming reportedly reaped a windfall from a stake in a company that went public on Friday in Shanghai, domestic news site nbd.com.cn reported on Monday.

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