On August 24, 1979, the Washington Bullets became the first professional US sports team invited to China.
by Josh Parker, 24 August 2023
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, 09 June 2023
A look back at the first ever Olympics to be hosted in China.
by Grace Mulamba, 08 August 2022
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 2022
From the 1860s to the final kick of the International Settlement era.
by Simon Drakeford, 25 November 2021
China will send 431 athletes to Japan, the largest ever Olympic delegation the PRC has sent overseas.
by Ned Kelly, 16 July 2021
From drunken hooligans in Hong Kong to hero-worshipped at Wembley.
by Ian Walker, 17 June 2021
If you build it, they will come....
by Lauren Hogan, 26 April 2021