Banned athletics coach Wang Dexian grabbed the spotlight at the just-concluded China Cities Games in Wuhan after being spotted in the stands allegedly instructing several of his former runners.Monday, 5 November, 2007, 12:00am
China will field a young squad at the world championships with an eye on diversifying the country's track and field portfolio in next year's Olympics.
Thirty-eight of the mainland's 60 entries for the blue-riband event from August 25 to September 2 in Osaka, Japan, have neither Olympic nor world championship experience.15 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Reigning Olympic 10,000-metre champion Xing Huina stretches during a clinic at the Hong Kong Sports Institute in Sha Tin yesterday.18 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
Olympic gold medallist Xing Huina, who won the women's 10,000 metres at the 2004 Athens Games, will visit Hong Kong to show her support for the 2009 East Asian Games (EAG).
Xing's first engagement is at the Hong Kong Sports Institute in Sha Tin on Saturday morning, where she will conduct a workshop for Hong Kong's long-distance runners and elite track athletes.15 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
China's Sun Yingjie retained her crown at the Beijing International Marathon yesterday with a solid if unspectacular win which will boost her confidence after a disappointing display at the Athens Olympics.
Kenya's James Moiben won the men's marathon in two hours, 10 minutes and 42 seconds.18 Oct 2004 - 12:00am
Event: Women's 10,000m6 Sep 2004 - 12:00am
Buoyed by their unprecedented success in Athens, Chinese athletes are expected to set another record number of gold medals in 2008. China's 32 golds had not been expected by a nation which argued that conditions were not suitable for a record-breaking haul. How wrong they were.1 Sep 2004 - 12:00am
Four years from now, China will be the world's top sporting nation in terms of gold medals won at the Olympics. This is a safe prediction. I will bet my last overdrawn dollar on it.30 Aug 2004 - 12:00am
'It was a big surprise I won. My work has finally paid off ... I want to say Chinese people are the best'
Xing Huina is a middle-distance unknown no more after surging past the field at the last bend to score a massive upset in the women's 10,000 metres.29 Aug 2004 - 12:00am