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Brazilian siblings love Chinese Wushu
Sports2017-06-21 14:59July 29 2017 19:49:43

Brazilian siblings love Chinese Wushu

Coming across the names of Brandon Porfirio da Silva and Brenda Porfirio da Silva, people are tempted to assume they are siblings, and surely they are. The Brazilian brother and sister were competing side by side for the first time at the ongoing BRICS Games.

Ex-table tennis coach promoted
Sports2017-06-21 09:32July 29 2017 19:49:43

Ex-table tennis coach promoted

Preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Chinese Table Tennis Association announced the promotion on Tuesday of former national team head coach Liu Guoliang to vice-president of the association.

Liu to step down as team China’s head coach
Sports2017-06-21 09:32July 29 2017 19:49:43

Liu to step down as team China’s head coach

Liu Guoliang will step down after four years as head coach of China’s table tennis team as part of a management restructuring, Xinhua reported.

Table tennis legend Liu Guoliang named CTTA vice president
Sports2017-06-21 09:30July 29 2017 19:49:43

Table tennis legend Liu Guoliang named CTTA vice president

Grand Slam champion-turned coach Liu Guoliang was named as a vice president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association (CTTA) on Tuesday.

Russian offcial: BRICS Games could be rotated annually among member countries
Sports2017-06-20 11:02July 29 2017 19:49:43

Russian offcial: BRICS Games could be rotated annually among member countries

The BRICS Games could be a regular sports exchange program among BRICS nations, said Russian deputy sports minister Sergey Kosilov at the ongoing first-ever BRICS Games here on Monday.

Noble art or brutal blood sport? Matador’s death reignites debate
Sports2017-06-20 10:09July 29 2017 19:49:43

Noble art or brutal blood sport? Matador’s death reignites debate

Spanish matador Ivan Fandino died Saturday after being gored during a competition in Mont-de-Marsan, southwest France. While plenty of people mourned Fandino’s death and praised his skill in the bullring, others questioned his risky job and lashed the cruelty of the tradition.

IOC official impressed by China's preperation for 2022 Winter Olympics
Sports2017-06-16 15:31July 29 2017 19:49:43

IOC official impressed by China's preperation for 2022 Winter Olympics

IOC vice president Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr. says he is impressed by what China has done in their preparation to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.

Shaq proposes on Chinese TV
Sports2017-06-16 13:58July 29 2017 19:49:43

Shaq proposes on Chinese TV

NBA Hall of Famer and renowned jokester Shaquille O’Neal has proposed to Chinese singer and actress Victoria Song during the filming of Zhejiang variety TV show “Beat the Champions”.

Chinese sporting attire brand sponsors 2018 Asian Games
Sports2017-06-16 11:59July 29 2017 19:49:43

Chinese sporting attire brand sponsors 2018 Asian Games

Chinese sporting attire brand 361°announced on Thursday that it has become an official partner of the 2018 Asian Games to be held in Jakarta.

Carlos Tevez speaks out about his new life in China
Sports2017-06-16 10:33July 29 2017 19:49:43

Carlos Tevez speaks out about his new life in China

Argentine footballer Carlos Tevez, currently plying his trade at Shanghai Shenhua club in China, has spoken out about how his new life in Asia has given him a new measure of peace and time with his family.

Xi meets with FIFA president Infantino
Sports2017-06-15 08:52July 29 2017 19:49:43

Xi meets with FIFA president Infantino

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in the heart of Beijing.

Putin signs order to approve anti-doping measures before June 20
Sports2017-06-14 10:33July 29 2017 19:49:43

Putin signs order to approve anti-doping measures before June 20

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order for a set of anti-doping measures that the government shall approve before June 20, the Kremlin said Tuesday.

Warriors' Durant named Most Valuable Player of NBA Finals
Sports2017-06-13 15:51July 29 2017 19:49:43

Warriors' Durant named Most Valuable Player of NBA Finals

Kevin Durant was named the unanimous Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals after the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Game 5 of the Finals.

Warriors capture their second NBA title in three years
Sports2017-06-13 14:28July 29 2017 19:49:43

Warriors capture their second NBA title in three years

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Game 5 of the Finals to win their second NBA championship in three seasons, wrapping up a 16-1 postseason run after finishing the regular season 67-15.

Juventus star Dybala phones Chinese boy hurt in Turin stampede
Sports2017-06-13 10:03July 29 2017 19:49:43

Juventus star Dybala phones Chinese boy hurt in Turin stampede

A Chinese boy who was injured in a stampede at a June 3 public screening of the UEFA Champions League final has received a video call from Juventus striker Paulo Dybala on Monday, local media reported.

Chinese teams go wheel-to-wheel in ePrix
Sports2017-06-12 13:56July 29 2017 19:49:43

Chinese teams go wheel-to-wheel in ePrix

Three motorsport teams with Chinese backing battled it out on the track at Berlin Tempelhof Airport at the weekend during the third season of the Formula E electric car racing championship, which is also partially China-owned.

Underdog Ostapenko wins first major title at Roland Garros
Sports2017-06-11 14:51July 29 2017 19:49:43

Underdog Ostapenko wins first major title at Roland Garros

Latvian underdog Jelena Ostapenko won her first Grand Slam title in a thrilling manner as she came back from one set down to beat No. 3 seed Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in women's singles final at the 2017 French Open .

Lippi's team suffer injury and suspension before World Cup qualifier against Syria
Sports2017-06-11 12:54July 29 2017 19:49:43

Lippi's team suffer injury and suspension before World Cup qualifier against Syria

China national team coach Marcello Lippi is facing tough challenges ahead of their crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Syria on June 13 as several Chinese players will be absent due to injury and suspension.

China dominates ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Azerbaijan
Sports2017-06-10 09:17July 29 2017 19:49:43

China dominates ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Azerbaijan

China maintained the lead in the final series of ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan, while Serbia and Ukraine secured the second and the third place respectively, local media said Friday.

Beijing Ducks appoint Yannis Christopoulos as new head coach
Sports2017-06-09 17:20July 29 2017 19:49:43

Beijing Ducks appoint Yannis Christopoulos as new head coach

Three-time Chinese Basketball Association champions the Beijing Ducks appointed Greek hoops guru Yannis Christopoulos as its new head coach on Friday.

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