DPRK forms new sports commission at ruling party meeting

A new sports commission was created here Sunday at an enlarged meeting of the Political Bureau of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea’s (WPK) Central Committee of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The State Physical Culture and Sports Guidance Commission was set up to “control the overall sports work of the country in […]

Guangzhou Evergrande defends Chinese Super League title

Guangzhou Evergrande defends Chinese Super League title

Guangzhou Evergrande defended its Chinese Super League title on Saturday after beating Liaoning Hongyun 1-0 at home in the penultimate round. Evergrande’s head coach Marcello Lippi said after the game he was “very happy” to add a Chinese league title to his five Italian Serie A titles. “This is very special because it is the […]

Wang Meng wins second World Cup short-track gold in Canada

Wang Meng wins second World Cup short-track gold in Canada

China dominated the 500- meter events at the second ISU World Cup short-track meet of the season Saturday as Wang Meng captured her second gold medal in as many weeks in the women’s final, while Liang Wenhao took the men’ s title. Wang, the four-time Olympic gold medalist who returned from a 13-month suspension earlier […]

China Open 2012 shines with stars

The China Tennis Open 2012 concluded yesterday in Beijing with a wealth of global stars’ participation. Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka won her fifth title of the year by dominating second-seeded Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-1 at the China Open on Sunday. On the men’s side, top-seeded Novak Djokovic extended his perfect record by defeating third-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga […]

The China Open “expression”

The China Open “expression”

The China Tennis Open 2012 concluded yesterday in Beijing with a wealth of global stars’ participation. Li Na vs. Maria Sharapova: Face to Face (People’s Daily Online/Li Zhenyu) Victoria Azarenka vs. Elena Vesnina: Toe to Toe (People’s Daily Online/Li Zhenyu) Branislav Ivanovic: Fail to Shine (People’s Daily Online/Li Zhenyu) Cheering for Maria (People’s Daily Online/Li […]

China gets Paralympics’ first gold, topping medal table

China gets Paralympics’ first gold, topping medal table

Similar as the London Olympics, China took the Paralympic Games’ first title and topped the medal table with six gold, six silver and three bronze medals on Thursday, the first matchday of the London Paralympics. Chinese shooter Zhang Cuiping pocketed the Games’ first gold in the women’s R2-10m air rifle standing with 500.9 points and […]

NBA Star Jeremy Lin Visits Taiwan

NBA Star Jeremy Lin Visits Taiwan

Basketball star Jeremy Lin is visiting his roots in Taiwan this week. The player, whose success as a point guard in the North American National Basketball Association sparked an international fan reaction known as “Linsanity”, hopes his second stop in Taiwan this month will help raise the status of basketball in Asia. Sixty young basketball […]

Britain promotes post-Olympic tourism targeting Chinese market

Britain launched a worldwide campaign to promote post-Olympic tourism on Tuesday, with high expectations for the Chinese market. The strategy was set out by Jeremy Hunt, Britain’s Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, as a renewed drive to create a lasting tourism legacy from the success of London 2012. It includes an […]

Chinese farmer bikes to Olympic Games

Chinese farmer bikes to Olympic Games

Olympic fans have travelled to London from all over the world to see the 2012 Games but probably no-one’s journey has been quite as epic as the one made by Chen Guanming. The Chinese farmer covered 60,000 kilometers by pedicab in order to get to the Games. Chen Guanming says he loves being in London […]

Chinese investors become Inter’s second largest shareholder

Chinese investors become Inter’s second largest shareholder

Italian Serie A powerhouse Inter announced here on Wednesday that a group of Chinese investors will become its second largest shareholder. Inter’s holding Internazionale Holding Srl has reached an agreement which envisages the acquisition of a stake of F.C. Internazionale S.P.A, or Inter, by a group of Chinese investors, a statement from the company said. […]