As the focus shifts to China's next showcase sporting event, the 2015 World Athletics Championships in the capital, experts say that less intense foreign coaching schemes yield better results than the gruelling state training regimes.Sunday, 2 June, 2013, 8:55am
Beijing releases economic data18 Jan 2013 - 1:50am
A new tournament in China is among the highlights of the 28-event LPGA 2013 schedule announced this week.17 Jan 2013 - 2:27am
Chinese teenager Ye Shiwen added the world short-course 200-metre individual medley title to her two Olympic golds when she clinched victory in two minutes, 4.64 seconds in Istanbul.
Ye, 16, who took Olympic gold in the 200m and 400m medleys in London, beat Hungary's Katinka Hosszu and Hannah Miley of Great Britain.17 Dec 2012 - 4:43am
US swimmer Ryan Lochte bagged two golds on the opening day of the world short-course championships to add to the five medals he won in the London Olympics.14 Dec 2012 - 2:10am
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has named Rob Howley, Graham Rowntree and Andy Farrell as his assistants for next year's tour of Australia. Both Howley and Rowntree will be undertaking their second Lions tours and Farrell will be on his first.13 Dec 2012 - 3:51am