Liu Jiaming, a Hubei native, was selected to join China’s national skateboard team after winning a national championship. The sport has taken off in China ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where it will feature for the first time.

Skateboarding: how China built team ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics – and why the sport is good for you

  • Skateboarding will feature in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and China has founded a national team and set up training corps around the country
  • We talk to national team member Liu Jiaming and Beijing skate park owner Yang Zi about the rise in the sport’s popularity in the country
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Liu Jiaming, a Hubei native, was selected to join China’s national skateboard team after winning a national championship. The sport has taken off in China ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where it will feature for the first time.
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Alex Hua Tian and Don Geniro make a jump at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Photo: Paul Xia Photography

China equestrian star Alex Hua Tian posts Facebook ad seeking horses for his 2020 Tokyo Olympic campaign

  • The mainland’s first Olympic eventing rider says the Chinese governing body will pay for the horse’s upkeep in the lead-up to next year’s Games
  • Hua is the youngest Olympic eventer, having taken part in the 2008 Beijing Games competition in Hong Kong at the age of 18
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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Alex Hua Tian and Don Geniro make a jump at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Photo: Paul Xia Photography
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