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China to build 50,000 football schools by 2025
Sports2017-02-22 14:53March 25 2017 14:00:43

China to build 50,000 football schools by 2025

Chinese sports authorities have upped their objectives to try to fast-track football development in this country.

Stephon Marbury's legend to continue in China
Sports2017-02-21 17:28March 25 2017 14:00:43

Stephon Marbury's legend to continue in China

Former NBA all-star player Stephon Marbury may suffer his most disappointing birthday ever on Monday, after he and his Beijing team missed the CBA playoff this season due to a one-point loss to defending Champions Sichuan in the last round of the regular season on Sunday.

South Korean striker Ha Tae-Goon may leave Yanbian
Sports2017-02-21 16:29March 25 2017 14:00:43

South Korean striker Ha Tae-Goon may leave Yanbian

It has been reported that South Korean striker Ha Tae-Goon may leave Chinese Super League (CSL) side Yanbian before the 2017 season starts on March 3.

Shanghai rises, Beijing sinks as CBA regular season ends
Sports2017-02-21 13:57March 25 2017 14:00:43

Shanghai rises, Beijing sinks as CBA regular season ends

As Shandong grabbed the last ticket to the playoffs and Beijing dropped out, the regular season of the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league lowered its curtain on Sunday.

Man Dandan claims first gold for China
Sports2017-02-21 12:02March 25 2017 14:00:43

Man Dandan claims first gold for China

The Chinese cross-country skiing team pocketed two medals at the eighth Winter Asiad here on Monday.

China's cross-country skiing has huge potential: Coach Virtanen
Sports2017-02-21 10:02March 25 2017 14:00:43

China's cross-country skiing has huge potential: Coach Virtanen

Mikko Olavi Virtanen, head coach of the Chinese cross-country skiing team, said on Monday that he believes China has a huge potential for the sport.

Kenya's former Olympic champion Bungei quits athletics for politics
Sports2017-02-20 16:57March 25 2017 14:00:43

Kenya's former Olympic champion Bungei quits athletics for politics

Beijing Olympic Games 800m gold medalist, Wilfred Bungei of Kenya has quit athletics to pursue a career in politics in order to inspire youth to believe in themselves.

China making steady progress in snowboard giant slalom: athletes
Sports2017-02-20 10:33March 25 2017 14:00:43

China making steady progress in snowboard giant slalom: athletes

"Step by step, we are catching up," said Chinese snowboarder Zang Ruxin after winning a silver medal at the eighth Asian Winter Games on Sunday.

CBA Roundup: Shandong reaches playoffs, Beijing out
Sports2017-02-20 10:33March 25 2017 14:00:43

CBA Roundup: Shandong reaches playoffs, Beijing out

Shandong edges Qingdao by one point to book the last berth in 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association league playoffs on Sunday, while Beijing lost to Sichuan and dropped out.

8th Asian Winter Games opens in Sapporo
Sports2017-02-20 09:26March 25 2017 14:00:43

8th Asian Winter Games opens in Sapporo

The eighth Asian Winter Games raised its curtain at the Sapporo Dome Sunday afternoon.

Going downhill, but raising living standards
Sports2017-02-20 09:26March 25 2017 14:00:43

Going downhill, but raising living standards

Once regarded as a winter sports wilderness, Liupanshui, a city in Guizhou province, has overturned expectations and is building an industry based around high-altitude ski resorts to promote winter tourism and lift people out of poverty.

Asian Winter Games opens, China wins 2 medals
Sports2017-02-19 19:33March 25 2017 14:00:43

Asian Winter Games opens, China wins 2 medals

China has sent a 236-member team to compete in all 64 events under the five categories, including skating, skiing, biathlon, and ice hockey.

Chinese athletes ready for Asian Winter Games
Sports2017-02-18 09:48March 25 2017 14:00:43

Chinese athletes ready for Asian Winter Games

236 Chinese athletes will compete in the Winter Games in Japan and take part in all of the 64 events, and they have been training hard.

Chinese delegation arrives in Sapporo for Asian Winter Games
Sports2017-02-17 17:25March 25 2017 14:00:43

Chinese delegation arrives in Sapporo for Asian Winter Games

The Chinese delegation to the Asian Winter Games, spearheaded by the short track speed-skating team, arrived in Sapporo on Friday at the New Chitose Airport.

Skyrocketing spending on foreign players in CSL set to change soon
Sports2017-02-17 16:27March 25 2017 14:00:43

Skyrocketing spending on foreign players in CSL set to change soon

A joke about football is circulating in China lately: the head coach of the Brazilian national team Tite must have to get up in the early morning to watch Chinese Super League (CSL) matches, because an increasing number of elite Brazilian players, including Oscar, Hulk and Ramires have elected to play in the Asian country.

French football bodies open Beijing office
Sports2017-02-17 10:00March 25 2017 14:00:43

French football bodies open Beijing office

The French Football Federation (FFF) and the French Football League (LFP) announced Thursday they will open a new shared office in Beijing, China.

Designated APA hotel starts removing controversial books: AWG organizer
Sports2017-02-16 11:03March 25 2017 14:00:43

Designated APA hotel starts removing controversial books: AWG organizer

The organizer of the eighth Asian Winter Games (AWG) in Sapporo said Thursday that the APA hotel designated to host athletes during the games has started to remove controversial books from its guestrooms.

Beijing edges bellwether but out top eight
Sports2017-02-16 11:03March 25 2017 14:00:43

Beijing edges bellwether but out top eight

Although Beijing defeated the league leader Shanghai 107-104 on Wednesday, the powerhouse of CBA still ranked 9th in the standings.

Shanghai SIPG sign former Madrid defender Carvalho
Sports2017-02-16 11:03March 25 2017 14:00:43

Shanghai SIPG sign former Madrid defender Carvalho

Chinese Super League (CSL) outfit Shanghai SIPG confirmed the signing of former Real Madrid and Chelsea central defender Ricardo Carvalho on Wednesday.

China expects strong performance in speed skating at Asian Winter Games
Sports2017-02-14 15:56March 25 2017 14:00:43

China expects strong performance in speed skating at Asian Winter Games

The Chinese short track speed skating team is one of the strongest in the world, and it is expected to achieve good results in the Asian Winter Games to be held in Sapporo, Japan.

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