Defying a Soviet Union-led boycott, Li Ning earns the nickname Prince of Gymnasts.
by Ned Kelly, 28 July 2021
The Dutch socialist who attended the First National Congress of the CPC.
by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2021
China will send 431 athletes to Japan, the largest ever Olympic delegation the PRC has sent overseas.
by Ned Kelly, 16 July 2021
June 1967 sees China become the world's fourth thermonuclear power.
by Ned Kelly, 14 June 2021
On June 11, 1983 Shanghai-born high jumper Zhu Jianhua cleared 2.37m at a meet in Beijing, setting a new world record.
by Ned Kelly, 11 June 2021
On June 4, 1928, a train carrying warlord Zhang Zuolin from Beijing to Shenyang was ripped apart by a huge explosion.
by Ned Kelly, 04 June 2021
The 1925 event would incite a series of strikes and riots that brought the Chinese economy to a standstill.
by Ned Kelly, 30 May 2021
Praying in the Great Mosque of Xi'an and sparring with a Brawl on the Bund referee: a look back on the 1985 visit of The Greatest to the Middle Kingdom
by Ned Kelly, 20 May 2021