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  • Famous face to help regain CSL face

    2013-02-22 07:55

    David Beckham is coming to promote the Chinese Super League, but how far his "ambassadorship" role will go toward helping cure Chinese soccer's damaged image abroad remains to be seen.

  • McGrady blasts at 'unfair' CBA league

    2013-02-20 16:37

    Ex-NBA super star Tracy McGrady expressed his discontentment over the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league and said he would skip the league's All-Star game for family issue.

  • China to probe into WADA allegation

    2013-02-19 13:13

    China has planned to investigate an allegation that "99 percent of illegal substances" come from China but remains doubtful of the World Anti-Doping Agency's statistics.

  • China strips Shenhua of 2003 league title

    2013-02-19 11:35

    The Chinese Football Association (CFA) on Monday stripped Shanghai Shenhua of the 2003 league title and banned 33 people for life, rounding off a three-year-long drive to clean up Chinese soccer.

  • Football penalties 'too soft'

    2013-02-19 07:47

    Penalties handed out by China's top soccer body to individuals and clubs involved in the country's largest match-fixing scandal were slammed as inadequate. List of individuals, clubs get punished Special coverage: Tackling Football Corruption

  • List of individuals, clubs punished by CFA for soccer fraud

    2013-02-19 09:31

    The Chinese Football Association (CFA) on Monday announced "disciplinary punishments" on individuals and clubs involved in the match-fixing and gambling scandals which were exposed in 2009.

  • 'Ambassador' just newest job for Yao Ming

    2013-02-17 11:27

    Former NBA's 7-foot-6-inch-tall star Yao Ming added on Friday a new job to his already-heavy roster of endeavors since retiring as a professional basketball player with the Houston Rockets.

  • Ding Junhui stopped by Bingham

    2013-02-17 11:03

    Defending champion Ding Junhui of China was beaten by Stuart Bingham of England 5-6 in the semifinals of the Welsh Open at Newport on Saturday.

  • Yao Ming named Houston Goodwill Ambassador

    2013-02-16 09:34

    Former NBA star Yao Ming was officially named Goodwill Ambassador of the US city of Houston Friday by the city's mayor at a ceremony here.

  • Tour of Hangzhou canceled for second straight year

    2013-02-15 17:09

    The Tour of Hangzhou has been canceled for the second straight year, according to the International Cycling Union (UCI) on Thursday.

  • Solo world sailor Guo Chuan crosses zero meridian

    2013-02-11 11:12

    Chinese sailor Guo Chuan crossed the zero meridian last Sunday - the Lunar New Year Day - in his non-stop solo sailing around the world, according to his supporting team Monday.

  • Chinese ping-pong diplomacy player dies

    2013-02-11 00:17

    Zhuang Zedong, a former Chinese table tennis player known for his participation in the historic Sino-US ping-pong diplomacy in the 1970s, died at the age of 73 on Sunday.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.