This Day in History: Zhu Jianhua Sets High Jump Record

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 2018

South China's Skaters Grind a Fine Line Between Stadium and Street

With Olympic recognition and increasing government backing, a once underground pastime is hitting the mainstream.

by Daniel Plafker, 30 March 2018

15 Defining China Sports Moments of 2016

A look back at the biggest Chinese sports moments of 2016.

by That's, 29 December 2016

How Zou Shiming Went from Olympic Champ to TV Star

We chat with the three-time Olympic medalist on his pro-boxing career, showbiz appearances and future plans to promote the sport in China.

by Tongfei Zhang, 10 August 2016

5 Moments that Defined China's Olympic History

How China came to dominate the Olympics in a century.

by Andrew Chin, 10 August 2016

5 Chinese Athletes to Watch at the Rio Olympics

From badminton to volleyball, we preview some of the star Chinese athletes to watch at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

by Andrew Chin and Zoey Zha, 09 August 2016

Christopher Pitts on his Past Life as a Pro Cyclist

We spoke with the Shanghai-based chef on his former life as a cyclist for the US national team.

by Dominic Ngai, 09 August 2016

Li Na on Retirement and What She Misses About Tennis

In the first of our series on retired athletes, we speak with Li Na on her post-professional tennis life.

by Dominic Ngai, 08 August 2016

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