Category Archives: Sports

China Fights for 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games

2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games has come to the 7th day. Up till now, China has won 11 gold medals, 8 silver medals and 11 bronze medals, ranking the second on the medal list. The United States’ 16 gold medals, 12 silver and...


New Sports Grow (Slowly) in China

After basketball scored such great success in China – visible both in the number of basketball courts and in the National Basketball Association’s sales – several other sports leagues have come to the Middle Kingdom to seek a foothold in its potentially huge market....


Mother Sues Hospital for Failing to Detect Fetal Defects

In spite of numerous pre-natal inspections, a woman surnamed Wang gave birth to a child with leg edema caused by a neuroblastoma cancer on December 26, 2012. Three years later, her child remains unable to walk. The medical disaster drove Wang to file a...


Liu Xiang Says Farewell to Track

Former world record holder and winner of the Athens 2004 Olympics Liu Xiang officially announced his retirement April 7 on Sina Weibo. “I’m afraid I have to leave behind the runway and hurdles. I am too ‘old’ and ‘sick’ to run freely. It’s time...


Publishers Prep China’s First High-Tech Soccer Textbook

A new soccer textbook compiled by experts and sports teachers is coming at the end of March. The book is intended for using in select schools from the start of the 2015-2016 school year in September. The book will contain 3D pictures and QR...


Moore’s Missteps Hand Great Wall the 10th Game

The Beijing Great Wall stomped the Shanxi Flame 73-53 in the 10th round of the WCBA tournament in Beijing on November 25. Shanxi suffered a terrible away performance with “First Lady of Basketball” Maya Moore missing four shots in the first quarter. Beijing quickly...


Beijing Beats Bayi in Volleyball League Tourney

The Beijing Men’s Volleyball Team defeated the Bayi Hengbang Team 3-1 at the China League Volleyball Tournament at Beijing Guangcai Gymnasium on November 20. With its starting lineup of chief attacker Liu Libin, aid A’min, assistant attackers Hu Xifan and Yang Fan and setter...


Shandong Lions Beat Zhejiang Golden Bulls to Continue Streak

The Shandong Lions beat the Zhejiang Golden Bulls 128-116 on Wednesday to bring the team’s CBA winning streak up to five rounds. The Bulls lagged throughout the game, depending heavily on Michael Klum who scored 28 points in the first half and 47 points...


Paralyzed Gymnast Seeks $1.8 Billion in US Court

Thirteen years ago, gymnast and gold medalist Sang Lan was seriously injured in New York while preparing for the 4th Goodwill Games. The poor medical care that followed resulted in lifelong paralysis. Losing the use of her torso and legs made a bitter end...