This Week In History: China at the 1984 LA Olympics

Defying a Soviet Union-led boycott, Li Ning earns the nickname Prince of Gymnasts.

by Ned Kelly, 29 July 2019

This Day in History: The 2008 Beijing Olympics Commence

A look back at the first ever Olympics to be hosted in China.

by Grace Mulamba, 08 August 2018

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

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