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  • Controversial women's badminton duo honored

    2013-01-04 21:28

    Chinese women's badminton duo Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli were awarded the sports honor medals by China' s sports governing body though the pair being kicked out of the London Olympics for playing to lose.

  • Robson starting to roll

    2013-01-03 22:19

    Laura Robson says her Chinese experiences contributed greatly to her breakthrough 2012 season.

  • Chinese basketball sees first doping case

    2013-01-01 14:38

    Former NBA player Marcus Williams' positive test caught sports news headlines in China on the New Year's Day.

  • Wang has big shoes to fill

    2012-12-31 03:43

    Wang Zhelin appears to be the next big thing in Chinese basketball, but he has a long way to go to become the next Yao Ming.

  • China on a golden pond

    2012-12-28 19:08

    Superstars Sun and Ye lead a fresh wave of swimming stars.

  • Aussie connection to grow stronger

    2012-12-28 19:07

    China's swimming bosses are intent on sending the nation's best abroad for specialized training.

  • Audit finds Shenzhen Universiade budget blow out

    2012-12-27 21:22

    The 2011 Shenzhen Universiade went drastically over budget, a report by the Shenzhen audit office announced on Thursday.

  • China enhances support for football

    2012-12-27 17:10

    China's top sports official said on Wednesday that more favorable policies and financial support will be provided for the development of football.

  • Yearender China sports: Harvest year for Chinese athletics

    2012-12-27 15:41

    The year 2012 witnessed a major breakthrough for the Chinese athletics team, which claimed one gold and five bronze medals in the London Olympics Games, the most medals ever won by the team in one edition of summer Olympics Games.

  • CSL emerges on world stage

    2012-12-27 00:02

    Chinese clubs gained international recognition as they launched ambitious bids for foreign stars in 2012. However, the Chinese Super League, despite the generous contracts and enthusiastic fans, is yet to become a cozy destination for big-name imports.

  • Yearender China sports: Bitter-sweet year for Chinese basketball

    2012-12-26 17:48

    The year of 2012 means a lot to Chinese basketball, which witnessed Beijing claim its first ever CBA league title in 17 years and the national team drop to last place in the Olympics.

  • No grand glory, but plenty to cheer about

    2012-12-26 03:23

    A lack of major titles in 2012 didn't mean it was a bad year for Chinese tennis as solid progress continued on and off the court. There was no Grand Slam title, like Li Na's breakthrough at the French Open last year, and that may have disappointed fans, along with the women's players' early exit at the London Olympics.

  • 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.