Major Competitive Events

Chinese winner Wu makes European Tour history in Austria

Jun 12, 2016

  • Wu Ashun became the first male Chinese golfer to win multiple European Tour titles when he triumphed at the Lyoness Open in Atzenbrugg, Austria on Sunday. The 30-year-old fired a closing three-under-par 69 to finish on 13-under 275, one stroke ahead of Spain’s Adrian Otaegui (69) and two in front of Briton Richard McEvoy (69). http://i.imgur.com/ejjlyWg.jpg

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/chinese-winner-wu-makes-european-tour-history-austria-170532831–golf.html

Local favorite Li Haotong fires 64 to win China Open

May 1, 2016

  • China’s Li Haotong shot a bogey-free 8-under 64 on Sunday to win the China Open for his first European Tour title. The 20-year-old Li, who began the day two shots behind leaders Felipe Aguilar of Chile and Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard, finished three strokes clear of runner-up Aguilar at 22-under 266.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/golf/2016/05/01/local-favorite-li-haotong-fires-64-to-win-china-open/83798560/

Chinese Table Tennis Star Liu Wins Fourth Asian Cup Title

2016-04-30

  • Women’s world number one Liu Shiwen claimed her fourth Asian Cup title when she outclassed teammate Li Xiaoxia 4-1 (11-8, 11-9, 9-11, 14-12, 11-3) in the 2016 Nakheel table tennis Asian Cup final here on Saturday. Defending champion Feng Tianwei secured a bronze by defeating veteran Tie Yana from Hong Kong, China, 4-0 (11-7, 11-3, 11-4, 11-6). “The victory came from my strong ambition that I want to win,” said Liu, who had previously won the continental event in 2010, 2012 and 2013.http://i.imgur.com/98TuEgB.jpg

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2016/04/30/4161s926104.htm

World Snooker Championship: Ding Junhui knocks out Judd Trump

25 April 2016

  • China’s Ding Junhui beat world number five Judd Trump 13-10 to reach the quarter-finals at the World Championship in Sheffield. Ding led 10-6 going into Monday’s final session and held off a late comeback by the Englishman to win three of the seven frames played and secure victory. The Chinese player will face Welshman Mark Williams in the last eight.

http://www.bbc.com/sport/snooker/36132489

China Nearly Sweeps Gold at Diving World Series Event

18 April 2016

  • The team of China maintained its supremacy in the 2016 edition of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series, after collecting nine gold medals in the third leg of the circuit, held in the Canadian city of Windsor, from April 15-17. The only non-Chinese victory happened in the last final of the competition, the mixed 3m springboard synchro event, where Canada’s Jennifer Abel and François Imbeau-Dulac triumphed in 345.69.

https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/china-nearly-sweeps-gold-diving-world-series-event/

Su Bingtian sets 60m Asian indoor record in Portland

2016-03-19

  • China’s star sprinter Su Bingtian broke a 23-year-long Asian indoor record here on Friday en route to finished fifth in the men’s 60 meters event at the IAAF World Indoor Championships. The 26-year-old Su, the first ever sub-10s Chinese in 100m, clocked 6.64 seconds to finish on top in his heat group and then dashed to a personal best of 6.50s in the semifinals, beating the 23-year-long Asian indoor record of 6.51s set by Qatar’s Talal Mansour in 1993.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-03/19/c_135203892.htm

Dong Bin takes triple jump gold at World Indoors

March 20, 2016

  • China’s Dong Bin won the men’s triple jump at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland and became the third Chinese athlete ever to win a world indoor title on Saturday. Dong, world leader in the season with 17.41m, took an early lead with 17.18m and then extended his lead with a 17.29m effort in the third attempt, before he leaped 17.33m in the penultimate round to grab the title.http://i.imgur.com/CkRUnhF.jpg

http://www.china.org.cn/sports/2016-03/20/content_38069944.htm

China’s Lin Dan Wins All England Open Badminton Championships

2016-03-14

  • China’s Lin Dan won his sixth singles title at the All England badminton championships with a comfortable victory over teammate Tian Houwei on Sunday. Lin, also a five times world champion and double Olympic champion, took only 45 minutes to win 21-9, 21-10 in the final. Tian, nine years younger than his legendary teammate, never looked in contention with the title, giving Lin his easiest match during the whole tournament. Lin added the title to his collection of wins in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012, becoming the most successful player here in the past 40 years. http://i.imgur.com/K41z0Hg.jpg

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2016/03/14/4261s920318.htm

Table tennis: China retain both men’s and women’s world team titles

6 March 2016

  • China successfully defended their men’s and women’s titles at the World Team Table Tennis Championships with comprehensive 3-0 wins over Japan in both finals here today. The women’s decider saw Liu Shiwen giving China an easy opening point at the Malawati Stadium with a 11-5, 11-6, 11-8 victory over Ai Fukuhara. Li Xiaoxia then showed great determination to notch a 6-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-3, 11-5 come-from-behind win over Kasumi Ishikiwa and make it 2-0 for her team.

http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/03/131361/table-tennis-china-retain-both-mens-and-womens-world-team-titles

Zhang Shuai stages biggest upset of 2015 Australian Open beating world no. 2

2016-01-19

  • China’s Zhang Shuai has staged possibly the biggest upset of the 2015 Australian Open to date, defeating world number two Simona Halep in straight sets on Tuesday. Zhang, 26, thrashed 31 winners past her heavily favored opponent, in the 6-3, 6-4 first-round win over the Romanian.http://i.imgur.com/OArFbpX.jpg

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-01/19/c_135024825.htm

Chinese Girl Becomes Youngest Master of Memory

December 22, 2015

  • A 10-year-old Chinese girl Yan Jiashuo has been named the International Master of Memory at the 24th World Memory Championships. Yan is the youngest-ever winner of the title. The girl memorized 1080 irregular numbers and 646 randomly ordered poker cards within one hour, which has set a new world record.http://i.imgur.com/gybUDC9.jpg

http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/news/newsmakers/1512/1661-1.htm

China wins FINA Synchronized Swimming World Trophy

Dec 14, 2015

  • China claimed an overall victory by taking four out of five gold medals at the 10th FINA Synchronized Swimming World Trophy, which was held in east China’s city of Keqiao over the weekend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0aluUU5V1U

China’s Deng Takes 3 Golds at World Weightlifting Championships

November 27, 2015

  • Chinese lifters have taken four golds at the World Weightlifting Championships in Houston, Texas, with three of them going to Deng Wei. The 22-year-old opened the women’s 63kg final with a snatch lift of 113 kilos, then followed with a world record clean and jerk lift of 146 kilos for a winning total of 259.http://i.imgur.com/jab3S3P.jpg

http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/news/sports/1511/2205-1.htm

China’s Zhang Hong Wins 3rd Gold at Speed Skating World Cup

November 24, 2015

  • China’s Zhang Hong has won a third successive gold medal in the women’s 500-meter at the Speed Skating World Cup in Salt Lake City, following a face-off between two Winter Olympic champions. She beat South Korea’s Lee Sang-hua by one hundredth of a second to claim the title. http://i.imgur.com/VpCpsjr.jpg

http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/news/sports/1511/1896-1.htm

China’s Guangzhou Evergrande roars back to Asian top podium

2015-11-22

  • After making history in 2013 to become the first Chinese team to win the AFC Champions League, five-time Chinese Super League (CSL) champions Guangzhou Evergrande stormed back to the Asian top podium here on Saturday. Drawing Al Ahli from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 0-0 in Dubai on Nov. 7 and winning 1-0 at home tonight, Evergrande presented a brilliant gift to the Chinese fans who had been upset by their national team’s poor performance in the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign. The triumph is also a boost to Chinese football. http://i.imgur.com/iu8M7xz.jpg

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-11/22/c_134840674.htm

2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

2015-11-02

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-11/02/c_134774475.htm

http://www.wsoctv.com/ap/ap/sports/japans-kenzo-shirai-wins-world-floor-exercise-titl/npC4w/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_World_Artistic_Gymnastics_Championships#Medal_table

Feature: Chinese films about modern China win big at Chicago Film Festival

2015-10-25

  • Emerging Chinese director Song Pengfei could hardly believe that his first try at film directing would turn out to be an immediate success. At Friday night, amid applause and enthusiasm, Song, director of a movie entitled “Underground Fragrance,” came to the stage at the Peninsula Hotel, Chicago, a city in the U.S. state of Illinois, to claim Gold Hugo for New Directors at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival. “Underground Fragrance” is a feature film presenting ordinary people striving to move up in today’s China.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/25/c_134747101.htm

China pair triumph at Skate America

25 October, 2015

http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1871865/china-pair-triumph-skate-america

Chinese women’s gymnastics team secures Olympic spot

2015-10-25

  • China booked a place in the women’s gymnastics team competition at next year’s Rio Olympic Games after finishing fourth at the World Championships qualifications here on Saturday. Chen Siyi, Fan Yilin, Mao Yi, Shang Chunsong, Tan Jiaxin and Wang Yan collected a total of 225.127 points, behind the United States, Russia and Britain.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/25/c_134746943.htm

Chinese Yang resets 50m rifle three positions world junior record

2015-10-23

  • Chinese “genius shooter” Yang Haoran won the 50m rifle three positions with a new world junior record of 458.7 points, 0.5 points better than his previous record, at the first Chinese Youth Games here on Friday. The 19-year-old world champion ranked second in the qualification stage before dominating the final. Shen Zhengyu finished runner-up with 7.5 points behind Yang.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/23/c_134744487.htm

China Dominates Singapore Stop of 2015 FINA Diving Grand Prix

19 October 2015

  • China was once again the nation to beat in Singapore (SIN) this weekend for the seventh leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2015. Chinese divers won nine gold medals out of ten at stake. Only exception was in the women’s 10m final, where 16 year-old Lois Toulson of Great Britain triumphed with 345.25 points, in front of Wang Han and Wang Ying (CHN). http://i.imgur.com/VEtVNSJ.png

http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/china-dominates-singapore-stop-of-2015-fina-diving-grand-prix/

Chinese sweep all three diving golds on opening day

Oct 17, 2015

  • They might have sent their development divers to Singapore, but the Chinese team were still too strong for all comers at the Fina Diving Grand Prix Singapore at the OCBC Aquatic Centre yesterday. The sport’s giants grabbed all three gold medals on the opening day of the three-day meet – winning the men’s and women’s synchronised 10m platform events, and the mixed synchronised 3m event.

http://www.tnp.sg/sports/all-other-sports/chinese-sweep-all-three-diving-golds-opening-day

Chinese acrobats win top awards in Wuqiao Int’l Circus Festival

2015-10-07

  • Chinese acrobats have shined in world-class competition, winning two top places at the 15th China Wuqiao International Circus Festival. Staged in Shijiazhuang in north China’s Hebei Province, the event is a dazzling display of circus talent. Participants have come from more than 20 countries, with top awards going to two Chinese teams – Wuqiao Acrobatic Art School, and the Jiangsu Sheyang Circus. Golds also went to the DPRK’s Pyongyang National Circus and to Russia’s Great State Classical Moscow Circus.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/video/2015-10/07/c_134688973.htm

2015 AIBA World Boxing Championships

2015

  • The 2015 World Amateur Boxing Championships is being held at the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiya Arena in Doha, Qatar from 5 to 18 October 2015.[1] This is a qualifying tournament for the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics. http://i.imgur.com/SjhUFWM.png

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_AIBA_World_Boxing_Championships

2015 Military World Games

2015

  • The 2015 Military World Games, officially known as the 6th CISM Military World Games, is hosted from October 2–11, 2015 in Mungyeong, South Korea. The games is the largest military sports event ever held in South Korea, with approximately 8,700 athletes from 110 countries competing in 24 sports. The Games were organized by the Ministry of National Defense Republic of Korea in accordance with CISM regulations and the rules of the International Sports Federations.[1] http://i.imgur.com/oKK0csi.png China’s Ning wins men’s 50m freestyle at Military World Games There were eight gold medals for China at the 6th Military World Games on Wednesday in Yeongcheon, South Korea.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Military_World_Games

http://www.korea2015mwg.org/medal/menumedalstanding

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/08/c_134691317.htm

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/10/08/2941s898642.htm

China capture 2015 FIBA Asia Championship crown

2015

http://english.cntv.cn/2015/09/25/VIDE1443149283625311.shtml

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/09/29/3801s898035.htm

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/10/02/3801s898282.htm

http://www.rappler.com/sports/by-sport/basketball/fiba/929-2015/107899-china-ends-iran-reign

http://www.fiba.com/asia/2015/China#|tab=roster

http://www.fiba.com/asia/2015/Philippines#|tab=roster

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/04/c_134682309.htm

Jin Cheng wins Asia-Pacific Amateur as fourth round canceled due to weather

10/4/2015

  • Third-round leader Jin Cheng of China won the Asia-Pacific Amateur championship without hitting a ball on Sunday after the fourth round was abandoned due to heavy rain and high winds at Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club. Jin, who led by two strokes after each of the first two rounds, had a 54-hole total of 11-under 199 to edge Australian amateur champion Cameron Davis and his countryman Ryan Ruffels by one stroke.

http://espn.go.com/golf/story/_/id/13803080/jin-cheng-wins-weather-shortened-asia-pacific-amateur

Record-breaking skipper Guo Chan flies flag for China’s sailors

2015-09-21

  • Guo Chuan, 50, jumped around like a child and hugged his crew. For the first time, a racing trimaran had sailed non-stop through the northeast passage of the Arctic Ocean from Murmansk in Russia to the Bering Strait. http://i.imgur.com/iq5q8vf.jpg

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20150921000100&cid=1104

China dominate at wheelchair fencing worlds

20.09.2015

  • The Beijing 2008 Paralympic hosts won three out of four titles in Saturday’s events in Eger, Hungary. China took three out of four titles available on day two of the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in Eger, Hungary, on Saturday (19 September). Xu Feng Zou won gold medal at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in Eger, Hungary. © • Hajni Valczer http://i.imgur.com/lzpeKz5.jpg

http://www.paralympic.org/news/china-dominate-wheelchair-fencing-worlds

http://www.paralympic.org/news/zou-stuns-again-second-world-title

Ping grabs gold in China’s debut at para-badminton Worlds

14.09.2015

  • Wang Ping upset Switzerland’s Karin Suter-Erath at the para-badminton World Championships 2015. China’s Wang Ping ended the reign of Switzerland’s Karin Suter-Erath at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Para-Badminton World Championships 2015, which wrapped up on Sunday (13 September) in Stoke Mandeville, Great Britain.

http://www.paralympic.org/news/ping-grabs-gold-china-s-debut-para-badminton-worlds

Badminton: Lin wins Japan Open men’s singles title

14 Sep 2015

  • Lin Dan of China poses with the Chinese national flag during the awards ceremony following his men’s singles final match victory over Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen at the Japan Open Superseries badminton tournament in Tokyo. (AFP PHOTO/KAZUHIRO NOGI) http://i.imgur.com/wZ2WHUW.jpg

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/badminton-lin-wins-japan/2124272.html

China wins 1st women’s volleyball World Cup in 12 years

2015-09-06

  • Team of China pose after winning the 2015 Women’s Volleyball World Cup in Nagoya, Japan, Sept. 6, 2015. China beat Japan in the final by 3-1 and claimed the title of the event. (Xinhua/Ma Ping)http://i.imgur.com/17sXyvL.jpg http://i.imgur.com/LrvObh1.jpg China’s coach Lang Ping (C, front) celebrates with players during the awarding ceremony of 2015 Women’s Volleyball World Cup in Nagoya, Japan, Sept. 6, 2015. China beat Japan in the final by 3-1 and claimed the title of the event. (Xinhua/Ma Ping) http://i.imgur.com/wzgOuXs.jpg

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-09/06/c_134595592.htm

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-09/06/c_134595678.htm

IAAF World Championships 2015

2015

  • China wins its 1st ever long jump medal at world championships https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0ok_XFmLOU Bronze medalist Jianan Wang of China celebrates after the Men’s Long Jump final during day four of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 25, 2015 in Beijing, China. http://i.imgur.com/LmDT4GO.jpg China’s Liu Hong (R) celebrates with China’s Lu Xiuzhi after finishing in first and second places respectively in the final of the women’s 20km race walk athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the “Bird’s Nest” National Stadium in Beijing. (Photo: AFP/FRANCK FIFE) http://i.imgur.com/gmdmk2a.jpg China’s 4x100m relay team have become national heroes after their surprise silver behind Jamaica on Saturday. Photograph: Kin Cheung/APhttp://i.imgur.com/78HqIdU.jpg China’s Zhang Guowei celebrates his second place of the men’s high jump final at the 2015 IAAF World Champships at the “Bird’s Nest” National Stadium in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 30, 2015. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua) http://i.imgur.com/0CEhiii.png Huihui Lyu of China celebrates after winning silver in the Women’s Javelin final during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 30, 2015 in Beijing, China.http://i.imgur.com/9OPkTAd.jpg China wraps up record-setting world championships with two more medals China captured two more medals on the final day of the world championships to cap an unexpectedly successful week with a record nine medals – more than double its total from Moscow two years ago. “We won medals across the disciplines,” said Du Zhaocai, director of the Chinese athletics association. “It’s a first for us in a world-class event.” http://i.imgur.com/p3ayMir.png http://i.imgur.com/VVcfwY1.png

http://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/news-photo/bronze-medalist-jianan-wang-of-china-celebrates-after-the-news-photo/485176384

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/athletics-liu-wins-world/2081886.html

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-08/30/c_134570494_7.htm

http://www.gettyimages.ch/detail/nachrichtenfoto/huihui-lyu-of-china-celebrates-after-winning-silver-in-nachrichtenfoto/485910356

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/more-sports/china-wraps-up-record-setting-world-championships-with-two-more-medals/article26160473/

http://www.iaaf.org/competitions/iaaf-world-championships/15th-iaaf-world-championships-4875/medaltable

China Attends World’s Biggest Trade Skills Competition Opening Ceremony

2015-08-12

  • Members of the Chinese team attend the opening ceremony of the 43rd Worldskills in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Aug. 11, 2015. The 43rd Worldskills, the world’s largest international skill competition, kicked off in Sao Paulo on Wednesday. More than 1,000 competitors would compete in 50 skill competitions. The Chinese team had 32 competitors to compete in 29 skills. [Photo: Xinhua/Xu Zijian] http://i.imgur.com/s8iaknn.jpg The 43rd World Skills Competition closed on Sunday in Brazil’s largest city Sao Paulo, with China scoring four gold medals in manufacturing, welding, hairdressing, and car painting. Due to the technical failure of precision measuring machine, the announcement of results for CNC Milling has been postponed to next week. In addition to gold medels, competitors from Chinese delegation also won 6 silver medals, 3 bronze medals and 12 Medals for Excellence. http://i.imgur.com/4ljWLR7.png

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/08/12/2281s891372.htm

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-08/18/c_134528316.htm

https://www.worldskills.org/what/competitions/wsc2015/results/

World Cup golden medal goes to Chinese female snowboarder Cai Xuetong

2015-08-30

  • Second place Hikaru Oe of Japan, first place Xuetong Cai of China and third place Sophie Rodriguez of France pose on the podium for the flower ceremony for the Women’s FIS Snowboard World Cup Halfpipe Finals during the Winter Games NZ at Cardrona Alpine Resort on August 30, 2015 in Wanaka, New Zealand.http://i.imgur.com/m47Tjxn.jpg World-class Chinese female snowboard player Cai Xuetong won the championship of FIS Snowboard World Cup Halfpipe (Ladies) at the Cardrona Alpine Resort, New Zealand, during the Audi quattro Winter Games 2015 on Sunday. Cai got 88.00 points in her first run to secure the leading position in the competition, while scoring 70.50 and 74.75 for the last two runs.

http://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/news-photo/second-place-hikaru-oe-of-japan-first-place-xuetong-cai-of-news-photo/485764112

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-08/30/c_134568998.htm

2015 ISSF World Cup

2015

  • For the third time in two days of competitions, the national anthem of the People’s Republic of China resounded in the Finals Hall of the Munich shooting range. This time it happened after 25m Pistol Women shooter Zhang Jingjing prevailed over Thailand’s Tanyaporn Prucksakorn in the Gold medal match. The national anthem of the People’s Republic of China resounded for the second time, today, at the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan, as Cao Lijia won the 25m Pistol Women final just one hour after the success of her teammate Mai in the 50m Pistol Men event. http://i.imgur.com/8IfGFIR.jpg GABALA – AUGUST 11: (L-R) Silver medalist Daehun PARK of the Republic of Korea, Gold medalist Jiajie MAI of the Peoples Republic of China and Bronze medalist Cheongyong KIM of the Republic of Korea pose with their medals after the 50m Pistol Men Finals at the Gabala Shooting Club during Day 4 of the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun on August 11, 2015 in Gabala, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Nicolo Zangirolami) http://i.imgur.com/OsCSzYa.jpg Day-6 of the ISSF Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan, was opened by another success of the Chinese team, as it placed two athletes upon the women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions final.http://i.imgur.com/mS3C04e.jpg http://imgur.com/a/1ESqI/layout/horizontal#0

http://www.issf-sports.org/news.ashx?newsid=2311

http://www.issf-sports.org/news.ashx?newsid=2367

http://www.issf-sports.org/photoplayer.aspx?gallerykey=1696-9776

http://www.issf-sports.org/news.ashx?newsid=2371

ASIAN JUNIORS Finals – China sweeps titles for the 2nd time!

July 5, 2015

  • Team China swept the titles at the SCG Badminton Asia Junior Championships in Bangkok Sunday, as Korean and Thai opponents were dispatched in the first three matches to guarantee the sweep.http://i.imgur.com/fMwBVMF.jpg

http://www.badzine.net/news/asian-juniors-finals-%E2%80%93-china-sweeps-titles-for-the-2nd-time/35095/

China’s Female Fencers Earn Gold in Epee World Championships

2015-07-19

  • China’s women’s epee team bite their gold medals and hold their national flag after taking the top spot at the 2015 World Fenching Championships in Moscow, Russia, on July 18, 2015. [Photo: CFP]http://i.imgur.com/19r6MTD.jpg

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/07/19/4161s888038.htm

2015 Summer Universiade

2015-07-04

  • China won the first of the 272 gold medals of the 2015 Gwangju Summer University Games on the first full competition day on Saturday. Determined: Zhang Yingying carried on running at the Gwangji Universiade despite only having one shoe http://i.imgur.com/w0jO3GU.jpg In men’s three-metre springboard action Jianfeng Peng had a dominating performance to lock down China’s second gold diving medal. Peng amassed a whopping 515.30 points while Evgenii Novoselov from Russia was over forty points behind in second place. Peng attributes success to his coaches and strict discipline. “I’m very happy and relaxed to be here,” said Peng following his gold medal win. http://i.imgur.com/kuVSp0N.jpg Lin Yuemei, left, Huang Xiao, center, and Zhou Qingyuan show off their gold medals after their victory in the women’s 10-meter air pistol team final. [Photo/Xinhua] http://i.imgur.com/FH4uGZ1.jpg http://i.imgur.com/GYpZ9kF.png

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-07/04/c_134381734.htm

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/peoplesdaily/article-3156369/Shoe-stopping-performance-Determined-runner-wins-bronze-medal-despite-running-barefoot-losing-trainer.html

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/sports/2015-07/14/content_21280534.htm

http://www.gwangju2015.com/medals/

China pockets 7 gold out of 8 in Madrid

June 29th, 2015

  • The fifth leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix in Madrid (ESP), which brought together 19 countries, came to an end on Sunday June 28 with China winning seven gold medals out of eight at stake. Poland, Austria, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico and Norway were other nations on the podium at the event in the Spanish capital.

http://swimswam.com/china-pockets-7-gold-out-of-8-in-madrid/

Four golds for hosts China on first day of Asian Championships

03 JUN 2015

http://www.iaaf.org/news/report/asian-championships-2015-xie-wu-ogunode

http://www.iaaf.org/news/report/china-asian-championships

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Asian_Athletics_Championships

China Bags All Gold Medals at 14th Sniper World Cup

Jun 25, 2015

http://en.yibada.com/articles/40790/20150625/china-gold-medals-14th-sniper-world-cup.htm

http://www.ecns.cn/visual/hd/2015/06-22/69106.shtml

Snooker World Cup: Chinese teenagers beat Scotland in final

21 June 2015

  • Fifteen-year-old Yan Bingtao and Zhou Yuelong, two years older, have beaten former world champion John Higgins and Stephen Maguire to win the World Cup. http://i.imgur.com/gpdioFz.jpg China B’s talented teenagers Zhou Yuelong and Yan Bingtao won the Nongfu Spring World Cup in their home country, beating Scotland 4-1 in the final in Wuxi. It’s the second consecutive time that China have won the event as they beat Northern Ireland in the final in Thailand in 2011. http://i.imgur.com/qRrZHxJ.jpg

http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/snooker/33214814

http://www.worldsnooker.com/china-win-snookers-world-cup/

Academic Olympiad result lists

2015

Chinese Race Walker Breaks 20-km World Record at 2015 IAAF Race Walking Challenge in Spain

Jun 09, 2015

  • China’s Liu Hong, a three-time world championships medalist, has set the world record in the women’s 20-kilometer race walk at the Spanish leg of the 2015 IAAF Race Walking Challenge in La Coruna, Spain, on June 6, Saturday, the Xinhua News Agency reported. According to the report, Liu clocked 1 hour, 24 minutes, 38 seconds to win the race, trimming off more than a minute from her previous personal best record.http://i.imgur.com/ot6xFs6.jpg

http://en.yibada.com/articles/37411/20150609/chinese-race-walker-world-record-2015-iaaf-race-walking-challenge-spain.htm

China’s Tang/Tian win women’s doubles at BCA Indonesia Open

2015-06-07

  • JAKARTA, June 7 (Xinhua) — China’s Tang Jinhua/Tian Qing defeated Indonesia’s Nitya Krishinda Maheswari/Grysia Polii 21-11, 21-10 to win the women’s doubles of BCA Indonesia Open Super Series 2015 on Sunday. http://i.imgur.com/Fd66e3z.jpg

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/07/c_134304845.htm

2015 World Aquatics Championships

2015-08-07

  • KAZAN, Russia, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) — Swimming world championships debutant Ning Zetao claimed a historic win for China here on Thursday, grabbing the gold of the blue-ribbon men’s 100m freestyle in 47.84 seconds. Ning, 22, the first Asian swimmer breaking the 48-second barrier in the event, smashed the Western domination tonight and became the first Chinese to win the event in the world top arena.http://i.imgur.com/AgWJ6oy.jpg China’s Chen Aisen and Lin Yue claimed the men’s 10 metres platform synchronised diving title at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships in Kazan to re-establish their country’s dominance in the event. http://i.imgur.com/UIiG8R3.jpg Teenager Xie Siyi claimed China’s fourth straight diving gold on Monday as Chinese divers won the men’s one-metre springboard title for the fifth world championships running. http://i.imgur.com/fNFAnWX.jpg Chen Ruolin, Liu Huixia win gold medal of women’s 10m synchro platform at Kazan worlds http://i.imgur.com/3RVoijU.jpgHe Chao of China kisses his medal during the awarding ceremony for the men’s 3m springboard diving at the 2015 Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, July 31, 2015. He Chao claimed the title with a score of 555.05 points. (Xinhua/Jia Yuchen) http://i.imgur.com/hZuc3nW.jpg 2015 FINA World Championships: China’s Shi Tingmao wins 3-metre springboard event http://i.imgur.com/kpXylPJ.jpg Qiu Bo equalled the great Greg Louganis’s feat of three world titles on Sunday as China finished with 10 medals to underline their domination of the diving competition at the world championships.http://i.imgur.com/PUtiGvG.png China’s Fu Yuanhui’s gold in the women’s 50m backstroke added another tally to her country’s monster haul on the day. Current Photo via Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.comhttp://i.imgur.com/BExsn2r.jpg FINA World C’ships: Chinese competitors finish first overall with 15 gold medals http://i.imgur.com/n5Ierss.png

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-08/07/c_134489438.htm

http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1028973/china-regain-10m-platform-synchro-crown-at-world-aquatics-championships

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/swimming-five-star-xie/2011646.html

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-07/28/c_134453442.htm

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-08/01/c_134469638.htm

http://www.sportskeeda.com/diving/2015-fina-world-championships-china-shi-tingmao-wins-3-metre-springboard-event

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/china-s-qiu-equals-lougan/2024622.html

http://swimswam.com/china-surges-to-second-place-in-swimming-golds-after-day-5-of-worlds/

http://kazan2015.com/en/medals

2015 Australian Super Series

2015-05-31

  • Chen Long beats Viktor Axelsen for Australian Open crown China’s Chen Long (R) and Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen (L) pose on the podium during the award ceremony after the men’s singles final at the Australian Badminton Open in Sydney, Australia, May 31, 2015. (Xinhua/Jin Linpeng) http://i.imgur.com/rjI6qM3.jpgIn other finals, Hong Kong’s Lee Chun Hei/Chau Hoi Wah celebrated the first World Superseries victory of their career with a close 21-19 19-21 21-15 result over Liu Cheng/Bao Yixin (China) in the Mixed Doubles.http://i.imgur.com/lAmlTtg.jpg The Women’s Doubles final was evenly matched all the way; new pair Tian Qing and Tang Jinhua gained vital leads but Ma and Tang reeled them back in. Tian’s clever front court play, complemented well by Tang’s heavy smashes, had helped them create openings in the opposite court, and with leads of 16-14, 18-16 and 20-18, it looked like Tian and Tang had sufficient momentum to close out the match. http://i.imgur.com/KGoN5N2.jpg

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-05/31/c_134285449.htm

http://bwfworldsuperseries.com/2015/05/31/chen-holds-off-defiant-axelsen-star-australian-open-finals/

Sun Yang defends 400m freestyle worlds title

2015

  • Kazan (Russia) (AFP) – China’s superstar Sun Yang successfully defended his 400m freestyle title with gold in Sunday’s final as he opened his world swimming championship campaign in style. The Olympic champion clocked three mins 42.58 seconds with Britain’s James Guy taking silver at 1.17secs back and Canada’s Ryan Cochrane won bronze at 2.01 secs as the first medals of these championships were decided in Kazan.http://i.imgur.com/mBSV9nF.jpg

https://news.yahoo.com/sun-yang-defends-400m-freestyle-worlds-title-150923308–spt.html

Eugene Grand Prix 2015

2015

  • China’s Su Bingtian runs historic sub-10 second 100m in Eugene http://i.imgur.com/04Qz6iU.jpg EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) – China’s Su Bingtian became the first Asian-born athlete to run a sub-10 second 100 metres when he finished third in the Diamond League meeting in Eugene on Saturday. The 25-year-old clocked 9.99 seconds in the race won by American Tyson Gay in 9.88. “I am so proud for my result. I can write my name into history now and will work harder and run faster,” Su told Xinhua. “This is definitely a huge boost for me.” Chinese sprinter Su Bingtian celebrates with Olympic and world champion Liu Xiang after running 9.99 seconds in Eugene Grand Prix on May 30 in the United States. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)http://i.imgur.com/LDqkJWx.jpg

http://news.yahoo.com/chinas-su-bingtian-runs-historic-sub-10-second-041527627–spt.html

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-05/31/c_134284435.htm

2015 Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship

2015-05-29

  • TIANJIN – China defeated South Korea 3-0 in the final to lift their Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship title for the 13th time here on Thursday. http://i.imgur.com/ITgCDmp.jpg Team China pose with medals after the awarding ceremony at the 18th Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championships in Tianjin, north China, May 28, 2015. China won 3-0 in the final against South Korea to claim the title. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin) http://i.imgur.com/ZjAsxBq.jpg

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/sports/2015-05/29/content_20857943.htm

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-05/29/c_134279648_10.htm

IAAF World Challenge Beijing 2015

2015

http://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/news-photo/zhang-guowei-of-china-celebrates-after-a-jump-in-the-mens-news-photo/474094822

http://news.yahoo.com/2015-iaaf-world-challenge-full-143557272.html

Chinese golfer Feng Shanshan dominates Buick Championship

May 10, 2015

http://www.china.org.cn/china/Off_the_Wire/2015-05/10/content_35536203.htm

http://sport-asia.com/golf-feng-shanshan-cruises-to-buick-win-in-shanghai-rises-to-no-4/

2015 Sudirman Cup

2015-05-17

  • DONGGUAN, China, May 17 (Xinhua) — China’s strength and depth proved too much for Japan as the defending champions clinched their 10th Sudirman Cup title with the 3-0 final win on Sunday. China’s Lin Dan celebrates after winning the men’s singles match against Japan’s Takuma Ueda during the final at 2015 Sudirman Cup BWF World Mixed Team Championships in Dongguan, south China’s Guangdong Province, May 17, 2015. China beat Japan by 3-0 and claimed the title of the event. (Xinhua)http://i.imgur.com/72Avqzn.jpg http://i.imgur.com/q6o1zCM.png

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-05/17/c_134246284.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Sudirman_Cup

2015 Asian Wrestling Championships

May 8, 2015

  • DOHA (May 8) – The Chinese women’s wrestling team, led by Asian Games champion ZHOU Feng, rolled past their continental competition Friday night at the Aspire Dome in Doha earning four of five gold medals and jumping out to a small lead over Japan in the team race. Zhou, who is ranked No.2 in the world at 75kg, looked the sharpest of her career, easily dealing with a talented Elmira SYZDYKOVA (KAZ) in the finals, 11-0. The 2014 Asian championship runner-up improved on last year’s finish after racking up a pair of four-point moves to help her secure the first period technical fall and first Asian championship.http://i.imgur.com/1x2JJYt.jpg http://i.imgur.com/9Gmz1NO.png

https://unitedworldwrestling.org/article/zhou-chinese-teammates-dominate-asian-wrestling-championships

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Asian_Wrestling_Championships

World Team Championship 2015

2015-04-28

  • YEREVAN, April 28 (Xinhua) — China won the FIDE men’s world team chess championship for the first time in Tsaghksdzor, Armenia, after beating India 3-1 in the last round on Tuesday The Chinese team composed of Bu Xiangzhi, Ding Liren, Yu Yangyi, Wei Yi and Wang Chen, finished with 15 points from nine rounds in the round-robin tournament which featured the world’s best 10 teams. China-2015-FIDE-World-Team-Chess-Championship http://i.imgur.com/wUr2RMT.jpg http://i.imgur.com/BSnPjH5.png

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-04/28/c_134193233.htm

http://www.chessdom.com/china-confirms-domination-wins-world-team-championship-2015/

http://tsaghkadzor2015.fide.com/static/article/26?lang=en

Volvo China Open – European Tour 2015

April 26, 2015

  • SHANGHAI (AP) — With two Chinese golfers tied for the lead going into the final round of the Volvo China Open, there was a good chance one of them would break new ground by becoming the first from the country to capture a European Tour title on home soil. Most eyes were on Li Haotong at the start of the round, the talented 19-year-old touted as a future golf star in China. Instead, it was Wu Ashun, a player nearing 30 who had recently taken six months off to rebuild his swing and had never had a top-10 finish on the tour, who took home the trophy. Wu Ashun of China holds the trophy after winning the Volvo China Open at Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club on April 26, 2015 in Shanghai, China. http://i.imgur.com/wRJzJn4.jpghttp://i.imgur.com/FgIOo9Z.png

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/golf/2015/04/26/wu-wins-volvo-china-open-for-1st-european-tour-title/26404995/

http://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/news-photo/wu-ashun-of-china-holds-the-trophy-after-winning-the-volvo-news-photo/471208694

http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/season=2015/tournamentid=2015030/leaderboard/index.html

2015 Badminton Asia Championships

April 26, 2015

  • China’s Lin Dan won the men’s singles at the Badminton Asia Championships in China on Sunday, defending his title won last year in South Korea and adding another crown to an illustrious career. Provided by AFP Lin Dan celebrates after defeating Tian Houwei to win the Badminton Asia Championships on April 26, 2015http://i.imgur.com/aEV9X2l.jpg http://i.imgur.com/9MPtJxM.png

http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-sports/lin-dan-wins-mens-title-at-badminton-asia-championships/ar-BBiHuPT

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Badminton_Asia_Championships#2015_Badminton_Asia_Championships_Final

‘Blind Massage’ The Big Winner as China Dominates Asian Film Awards

Mar 26, 2015

  • From left, South Korean actress Bae Doo-na, Hong Kong director Ann Hui and Chinese actor Liao Fan pose after winning the Best Actress, the Best Director and the Best Actor of the Asian Film Awards in Macau, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. http://i.imgur.com/loBKG1B.jpg China triumphed at the 9th Asian Film Awards on Wednesday night, grabbing 10 prizes from 14 categories in a ceremony at the glitzy Venetian hotel in Macau.

http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/03/26/blind-massage-the-big-winner-as-china-dominates-asian-film-awards/

2015 World Figure Skating Championships

2015

  • Third place winner Qing Pang and Jian Tong of China pose on the podium after the medals ceremony of the Pairs-Free Skating on day two of the 2015 ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center on March 26, 2015 in Shanghai, China. http://i.imgur.com/LItgWuq.jpg The two-time world championships winner and three-time world medallists took a bronze with their last dance, earning 140.18 points in free skating and collected 212.77 points in total on late Thursday. Canadian pair Meagan Duhamel and Eric Redford clinched the title with 221.52 points, while young Chinese duo Sui Wending and Han Cong took the silver in 214.12. “I want to say thank you to my partner,” said Tong, who paired up with Pang since 1993. “I can’t make the comeback without her. I am happy to give the audiences two good performances here.” http://i.imgur.com/HuM2x6b.png Wenjing Sui and Cong Han of China during the Exhibition Program on day five of the 2015 ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center on March 29, 2015 in Shanghai, China. http://i.imgur.com/j6pwKKO.jpg Pang Qing (L) and Tong Jian of China perform during ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 at Crown Indoor Stadium, Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, on March 29, 2015. (Xinhua/Wang Lili) http://i.imgur.com/WRT3nUJ.png Third place winner Qing Pang and Jian Tong, Second place winner Wenjing Sui and Cong Han of China pose on the podium after the medals ceremony of the Pairs-Free Skating on day two of the 2015 ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center on March 26, 2015 in Shanghai, China.http://i.imgur.com/0VZVb4p.jpg

http://www.ecns.cn/2015/03-27/159699.shtml

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_World_Figure_Skating_Championships

Diving World Series 2015 – London (GBR)

2015

  • Ruolin Chen and Huixia Liu of China on the podium after winning in the Women’s 10 meter synchro during the FINA/NVC Diving World Series at the Aquatics Centre on May 1, 2015 in London, England…http://i.imgur.com/pclYfvG.jpg

http://www.fina.org/H2O/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5169:diving-world-series-2015-london-gbr&catid=233:results&Itemid=292

Diving World Series 2015 – Kazan (RUS)

2015

  • Wu Minxia (R) and Shi Maoting of China celebrate during the awarding ceremony for the women’s 3m synchro springboard final at FINA Diving World Series in Kazan, Russia, April 24, 2015. Wu Minxia and Shi Tingmao claimed the title with a score of 334.20 points. (Xinhua/Pavel Bednyakov)http://i.imgur.com/B5L68Kc.png

http://www.fina.org/H2O/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5157:diving-world-series-2015-kazan-rus&catid=233:results&Itemid=292

Diving World Series 2015 – Dubai (UAE)

2015

  • Aisen Chen and Yue Lin of China pose with their gold medals after the Men’s 10m Synchro Platform Final during day one of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2015 at the Hamdan Sports Complex on March 19, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab … http://i.imgur.com/p0GAnBD.jpg

http://www.fina.org/H2O/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5093:diving-world-series-2015-dubai-uae&catid=233:results&Itemid=292

Diving World Series 2015 – Beijing (CHN)

2015

  • He Zi and Chen Aisen of China win champion during the Mixed diving 3 m platform on day two of FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2015 at National Aquatics Center on March 14, 2015 in Beijing, China…http://i.imgur.com/UZEH2bq.jpg He Chong of China wins champion, Cao Yuan of China wins runner-up and Patrick Hausding of Germany wins third place during the men’s diving 3 m platform on day two of FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2015 at National Aquatics Center on M… http://i.imgur.com/FC7EWns.jpg Shi Tingmao of China wins champion, He Zi of China wins runner-up and Pamela Ware of Canada wins third place during the women’s diving 3 m platform on day two of FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2015 at National Aquatics Center on M… http://i.imgur.com/MedA3aa.jpg

http://www.fina.org/H2O/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5092:diving-world-series-2015-beijing-chn&catid=233:results&Itemid=292

China @ 2013 Asian Youth Games

2013

  • The 2nd Asian Youth Games were held in Nanjing, People’s Republic of China from August 16–24, 2013. Just like the inaugural edition, the games served as a dress-rehearsal for the upcoming 2014 Summer Youth Olympics, which was also held in the same city. The 2013 Asian Youth Games saw 2641 athletes from all 45 competed.[2] According to the Games’ official website, Indian athletes participated the Games under the Olympic flag because the Indian Olympic Association was suspended due to political interference in December 2012.[3] http://i.imgur.com/SVU4FZM.png http://i.imgur.com/SZvgrnh.png

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Asian_Youth_Games

China @ 2013 Summer Universiade

2013

  • The 2013 Summer Universiade, officially known as the XXVII Summer Universiade, was held in the city of Kazan (Tatarstan, Russia), the most northerly city ever to host a universiade. Universiades are the second-largest sporting events in the world by participation, after Olympiads.[citation needed] Over 10,400 university athletes from 162 countries participated in 13 mandatory and 14 optional sports, making the 2013 Universiade the biggest ever in the history of the event. For the first time in history a Cultural Universiade was also included, with many festivals and shows held simultaneously with the sporting events. The Universiade was organized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and by the authorities of the Republic of Tatarstan. http://i.imgur.com/X91zNJ6.png http://imgur.com/a/hiWnx#0http://imgur.com/a/wUM6U#0

http://kazan2013.ru/en

China @ 2013 4th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

2013

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Asian_Indoor_and_Martial_Arts_Games

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2013-07/05/c_132514153.htm

http://gogameguru.com/asian-indoor-martial-arts-games-2013/

http://gogameguru.com/asian-indoor-martial-arts-games-2013/

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2013-07/03/c_132506966.htm

China @ 2013 Asian Athletics Championships

2013

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Asian_Athletics_Championships#Medal_summary

China @ London Olympics

2012

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Summer_Olympics#Medal_table

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