China sports – Bizchina Update http://bizchina-update.com/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 13:11:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://bizchina-update.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-120x120.jpg China sports – Bizchina Update http://bizchina-update.com/ 32 32 China Sports Weekly (10.16-10.22)-Xinhua https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-10-16-10-22-xinhua/ Sat, 22 Oct 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-10-16-10-22-xinhua/ BEIJING, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week: 1. Beijing 2022 Olympic Athletes Honored at 2022 ANOC Awards China’s Olympic delegation marches through the National Stadium during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing on Feb. 4, 2022. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi) The top athletes of […]]]>

BEIJING, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week:

1. Beijing 2022 Olympic Athletes Honored at 2022 ANOC Awards

China’s Olympic delegation marches through the National Stadium during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing on Feb. 4, 2022. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

The top athletes of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics were honored at the 2022 ANOC awards ceremony held in Seoul on Wednesday.

The award ceremony took place within the framework of the 26th General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC).

Chinese delegation freestyle skier Gu Ailing has been named the top performing female athlete at Beijing 2022.

The Chinese Olympic Committee received the Best NOC of Beijing 2022 award.

2. IOC: Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics watched by over two billion people

Fireworks light up the night sky during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli)

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics have reached a global audience of more than two billion people, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Thursday.

According to independent research commissioned by the IOC, Beijing 2022 has become the most digitally engaged Olympic Winter Games in history, with 2.01 billion viewers, up 5% from PyeongChang 2018 who watch the Games via linear television and digital platforms.

3. Chinese Zhang Zhizhen enters the ATP top 100

Zhang Zhizhen of China reacts during the men’s singles first round match against Tim van Rijthoven of the Netherlands at the 2022 US Open Tennis Championships in New York, the United States, 29 August 2022. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Zhang Zhizhen became the first male player from the Chinese mainland to break into the top 100 of the ATP live rankings after advancing to the quarter-finals of the Napoli Cup on Thursday.

The qualifier started the day with a 6-4, 7-6(8) victory over Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics in the first round, before knocking out sixth seed Sebastian Baez of Argentina 7-6(5), 7-6(11) in the second to take his live ranking to No. 96.

4. Miao Wanru wins gold in the 50m rifle 3 positions for China at the world championships in Cairo

Miao Wanru of China gestures during the women’s 50m rifle 3-position match at the ISSF World Rifle/Pistol Championships in Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 21, 2022. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

China’s Miao Wanru came from six points behind to beat Norway’s Jenny Stene 17-13 for gold in the women’s 50m three-position rifle at the World Championships in Cairo on Friday.

China has won four gold medals in the seven Olympic events contested so far after the start of the 14-day world championships on October 12.

5. China wins three gold medals at the FINA Diving World Cup

China’s Chen Yuxi/Quan Hongchan (L) pose for photos during the award ceremony for the women’s 10m platform synchronized final at the FINA Diving World Cup in Berlin, Germany on 21 October 2022. (Xinhua/Ren Pengfei)

China collected three gold medals and a gold medal at the FINA Diving World Cup in Berlin on Friday as teenage stars Quan Hongchan and Chen Yuxi clinched their first World Cup gold medals in the 10 m female synchro.

In the men’s 10m synchro platform final, reigning world champions Yang Hao and Lian Junjie of China led after every lap to claim the gold medal.

World champion Wang Zongyuan and Olympic champion Cao Yuan finished 1-2 on men’s 3m springboard.

6. China lined up alongside England and Denmark at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Chinese players celebrate after winning the final against South Korea at the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup in Mumbai, India, Feb. 6, 2022. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

China have been drawn in Group D of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup along with England, Denmark and a play-off winner.

The 32 teams taking part in the tournaments in Australia and New Zealand have been drawn into eight groups of four teams each, with the top two from each advancing to the round of 16.

The 2023 World Cup opens on July 20 in Auckland and ends with the final in Sydney on August 20.

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China Sports Weekly (10.9-10.15)-Xinhua https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-10-9-10-15-xinhua/ Sat, 15 Oct 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-10-9-10-15-xinhua/ BEIJING, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week: 1. Chinese Women Climb to No. 2 in FIBA ​​World Rankings A runner-up finish at the recent FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Australia helped China rise to second place in the FIBA ​​Women’s World Rankings, world basketball governing […]]]>

BEIJING, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week:

1. Chinese Women Climb to No. 2 in FIBA ​​World Rankings

A runner-up finish at the recent FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Australia helped China rise to second place in the FIBA ​​Women’s World Rankings, world basketball governing body announced on Tuesday. October 10.

China, which ranked seventh before the tournament, collected 676.5 points to move into second place.

China only lost to the United States in the tournament to finish in the top three at a World Cup for the first time since 1994.

2. China qualify for the U17 Asian Cup 2023

Wang Licheng (L), Sun Yajie (C) and Huo Yuexin of China pose for photo before the official photocall of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Mumbai, India, Oct. 10, 2022. (Xinhua/Stringer )

China have qualified for the 2023 Asian Under-17 Cup final as one of the top six runners-up, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced on Oct. 10.

China ended their qualifying campaign on October 9 with two straight wins and one loss, scoring six points and taking second place in qualifying Group G.

The finals are scheduled for May 2023, with a host country yet to be confirmed after Bahrain withdrew from hosting the competition.

3. China suffer a quarter-final loss to Italy at the Women’s World Volleyball Championship

China’s Diao Linyu (C) passes the ball during the quarterfinal match between China and Italy at the 2022 Women’s Volleyball World Championship in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, Oct. 11, 2022. (Xinhua/Meng Dingbo )

China lost 25-16, 25-22, 13-25, 25-17 to Italy in the quarterfinals of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship here on October 11.

It was the second time the two teams had faced each other at the tournament, as they only met three days before in the group stage, where Italy took a straight-sets victory.

4. China beat Mexico in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

China’s Huang Jiaxin (L) competes in the first round of the Group C match against Mexico at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Navi Mumbai, India, Oct. 12, 2022. (Str/Xinhua)

China beat Mexico 2-1 in their Group C opener at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup here on October 12.

China broke the deadlock in the opening minutes of the second half with a penalty, while substitute Yu Xingyue doubled the lead for the youngsters “Steel Roses” in the 90th minute.

In the second round of Group C, China will meet Colombia, while Mexico will face Spain on Saturday.

5. China move up the FIFA Women’s Rankings

China’s Wang Shanshan (R) and Japan’s Takarada Saori battle for a header during a 2022 EAFF (East Asian Football Federation) Women’s Championship match at Kashima Football Stadium in Kashima City in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, on July 26, 2022 (Xinhua/Zhang Xiaoyu)

China moved up one place to 15th in the latest FIFA Women’s Rankings, despite having played no matches in the past two months.

The rankings will be used to determine the seeds for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 draw, which will be held on October 22 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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China Sports Weekly (10.2-10.8)-Xinhua https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-10-2-10-8-xinhua/ Sat, 08 Oct 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-10-2-10-8-xinhua/ BEIJING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week: 1. China Wins 5th Consecutive Women’s World Table Tennis Championships Title China’s Wang Manyu, Chen Meng and Sun Yingsha (L-R) are seen before the women’s teams final match against team Japan at the 2022 ITTF World Table Tennis Team Championships […]]]>

BEIJING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week:

1. China Wins 5th Consecutive Women’s World Table Tennis Championships Title

China’s Wang Manyu, Chen Meng and Sun Yingsha (L-R) are seen before the women’s teams final match against team Japan at the 2022 ITTF World Table Tennis Team Championships final in Chengdu, in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Oct. 8, 2022. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

China won their fifth straight women’s team title after sweeping Japan 3-0 at the World Team Table Tennis Championships on Saturday.

It was also a record 22nd time for China to win the Corbillon Cup in history.

2. China has a chance to qualify for the Women’s Volleyball World Cup quarter-finals

Wang Mengjie (C) of China celebrates her goal during the Pool E stage 2 match against the Netherlands at the 2022 Women’s World Volleyball Championship in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Oct. 6, 2022. (Xinhua /Meng Dingbo)

China’s women’s volleyball team defeated Pool E opponents Puerto Rico on Wednesday at the FIVB World Championship in straight sets 25-15, 25-19, 25-21 to kick off stage 2. of the tournament. The team then beat the Netherlands in a breathtaking five-set clash on Thursday to claim their second victory.

China lost to Nations League champions Italy 26-24, 25-16, 25-20 on Saturday. Fourth in the group, China could also qualify for the quarter-finals if they beat Belgium in their last group game on Sunday.

3. Chinese table tennis legend Liu Guoliang to chair WTT board

Chinese Table Tennis Association (CTTA) President Liu Guoliang returns the ball during the kick-off ceremony of the 2022 ITTF World Table Tennis Team Championships Finals in Chengdu, Province Sichuan (southwest) China, Sept. 30, 2022. (Xinhua/Xu Bingjie)

China Table Tennis Association President Liu Guoliang has been named chairman of the World Table Tennis (WTT) board of directors, the organization announced at the World Table Tennis Team Championships on Thursday. The 46-year-old former Olympic champion is also the current Chairman of the WTT Council and Executive Vice President of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).

4. Candidates announced for 2022 Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame

2022 Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame nominee Wang Zhizhi. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)

A list of 16 nominees has been handed over to the 2022 Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame after the decision of a 500-member nominating committee.

The 16 candidates out of 30 nominees chosen by 100 basketball-related parties will be considered by the Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame’s final review committee to nominate the final ten members, which will include four male players, three female players and three coaches.

5. Yao Ming called for calm despite China’s success at the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup

Chinese Basketball Association President Yao Ming during a Group A match between China and the United States at the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Sydney, Australia, Sept. 2022. (Photo by Hu Jingchen/Xinhua)

Chinese Basketball Association President Yao Ming urged people not to get carried away with China’s better-than-expected results at the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup.

“It’s better than expected, but the growth of a team cannot happen in a short period of time,” he said.

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China Sports Weekly (9.25-10.1)-Xinhua https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-25-10-1-xinhua/ Sat, 01 Oct 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-25-10-1-xinhua/ BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week: 1. China won silver at the Women’s Basketball World Cup Chinese players react during the final against the United States at the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Sydney, Australia, Oct. 1, 2022. (Photo by Hu Jingchen/Xinhua) China took […]]]>

BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week:

1. China won silver at the Women’s Basketball World Cup

Chinese players react during the final against the United States at the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Sydney, Australia, Oct. 1, 2022. (Photo by Hu Jingchen/Xinhua)

China took the silver after losing to USA 83-61 in the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Final.

Despite the loss, the Chinese team has already equaled its best record at the quadrennial tournament. He also finished second in the FIBA ​​Women’s World Championship in 1994.

Earlier this week, China overtook Puerto Rico and Belgium to crack the top eight with a group stage record of four wins and one loss. China then beat France 85-71 in the quarterfinals and edged hosts Australia 61-59 by a buzzer-beater of two free throws with 3.4 seconds on the clock in the semifinals.

2. Chinese center Zhou Qi is to return to the NBL with South East Melbourne Phoenix for another year

China’s Zhou Qi (R) tries to shoot during the quarter-final match against Lebanon at the FIBA ​​Asia Cup 2022 in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Zulkarnain)

Australia’s National Basketball League announced on Tuesday that Chinese center Zhou Qi has returned to the NBL for another season with South East Melbourne Phoenix.

Zhou had an outstanding off-season performance averaging 15 points and 12.7 rebounds in his three appearances at the FIBA ​​Asia Cup 2022, as well as his irreplaceable role for China in the Asian Cup Qualifiers. world.

3. Alfa Romeo F1 Team and Zhou Guanyu continue together for 2023

Alfa Romeo’s Chinese driver Zhou Guanyu attends a press conference ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix night race in Singapore on Sept. 29, 2022. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)

Zhou Guanyu, the first Chinese driver to race in F1, has extended his relationship with Alfa Romeo and will remain in F1 in 2023, as the team announced ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix.

The 23-year-old Shanghai-born runner has scored six points so far in his rookie season.

4. China have won four consecutive victories at the 2022 FIVB Women’s World Championship

Li Yingying (left) and Wang Mengjie of China celebrate after winning the Pool D Stage 1 match against Czech Republic at the 2022 Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Arnhem, Netherlands, on Sept. 30, 2022. (Xinhua/Meng Dingbo)

The Chinese women’s volleyball team beat their first four group opponents in Pool D without dropping a set at the 2022 FIVB Women’s World Championship held in Poland and the Netherlands.

The Chinese team beat Argentina 3-0 in the tournament opener last Sunday to start the winning streak. The team led by outside hitter Li Yingying went on to beat Colombia, Japan and the Czech Republic with 3-0 respectively and led Pool D with four wins.

5. Chengdu Hosts 2022 ITTF World Table Tennis Team Championships Finals

Chinese Table Tennis Association (CTTA) President Liu Guoliang (L, front) and International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) President Petra Sorling (R, front) attend the kick-off ceremony for the finals of the 2022 ITTF World Table Tennis Team Championships in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Sept. 30, 2022. (Xinhua/Liu Xu)

The 2022 ITTF World Team Championships Final kicked off in Chengdu, China on September 30.

The draw took place on Wednesday and the games started on Friday with the group stage. The knockout stage begins on October 5, with the women’s and men’s finals taking place on October 8 and 9.

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China Sports Weekly (9.18-9.24)-Xinhua https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-18-9-24-xinhua/ Sat, 24 Sep 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-18-9-24-xinhua/ BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week: 1. China get off to a flying start at the Women’s Basketball World Cup China’s Wang Siyu (C) drives the ball past United States’ Kelsey Plum (R) defense during a Group A match at the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup […]]]>

BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week:

1. China get off to a flying start at the Women’s Basketball World Cup

China’s Wang Siyu (C) drives the ball past United States’ Kelsey Plum (R) defense during a Group A match at the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo by Hu Jingchen/Xinhua)

An aggressive Chinese side got off to a flying start by claiming a 107-44 landslide victory over South Korea in the opener of the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup held in Sydney, South Korea. Australia, September 22.

The following day, China outscored Bosnia and Herzegovina 98-51 to record their second straight win, as the two teams met on the world stage for the first time.

In their third match, however, China lost to defending champions USA 77-63 despite a late second-half surge.

2. CBA season starts Oct. 10 with regular season extended to 42 rounds

Zhu Rongzhen (2nd R) of Liaoning Flying Leopards shoots the ball during the final match between Zhejiang Lions and Liaoning Flying Leopards in the 2021-2022 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) League season at Nanchang, east China’s Jiangxi Province, April 26, 2022. (Xinhua/Wan Xiang)

The 2022-2023 China Basketball Association (CBA) league season will officially start on Oct. 10, the CBA announced on Sept. 23.

The first phase of the next regular season will be played in league format at Huanglong Sports Center and Hangzhou Stadium in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, with nine rounds of matches scheduled from October 10 to 30.

Twenty teams will participate in the CBA’s new season, which features a total of 42 rounds during the regular season.

3. Hangzhou Asian Games marks the one-year countdown

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 27, 2021 shows a view of the China Hangzhou Esports Center, the venue for the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province. (Xinhua)

With all competition venues completed and test events held, Hangzhou is set to host a green and smart Asian Games as the ‘City of Heaven’ commemorates one year before the opening of the postponed 2022 Games on September 23 .

The 19th edition of the Multi-Sports Games, second in size after the Summer Olympics, was scheduled to take place from September 10 to 25 in the capital of Zhejiang province. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the organizers to postpone the Games to May, then to determine new dates – from September 23 to October 8, 2023.

4. China finalize their roster for the 2022 Women’s Volleyball World Championship

Yuan Xinyue (top) of China kicks the ball during the women’s volleyball preliminary round match between China and Italy at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, July 31, 2021. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao )

China has finalized its 14-man roster for the 2022 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship, with eight players plus head coach Cai Bin set to make their world championship debut.

Veteran Yuan Xinyue will be making her third appearance, but Zhu Ting and Zhang Changning are out of the squad due to injury.

The Women’s World Championship will take place from September 23 to October 15 in the Netherlands and Poland. According to the Chinese Volleyball Association, the team arrived on September 18 in Arnhem, the Netherlands, where they will play their Group D matches against Brazil, Japan, Colombia, Argentina and the Czech Republic.

5. Chinese Footballer Wu Lei Featured in 2022 Golden Foot Award Nominations

RCD Espanyol’s Wu Lei celebrates his goal during a La Liga match between RCD Espanyol and RC Celta in Cornella, Spain, April 10, 2022. (Photo by Joan Gosa/Xinhua)

Chinese international Wu Lei is on the list of 30 nominations for the Golden Foot Award 2022 alongside Lionel Messi, Karim Benzema and Neymar, the organizing committee revealed on September 18.

The male contenders for its 20th edition this year include a slew of stars such as Messi, Benzema, Neymar and Robert Lewandowski. Other Asian players on the list include South Koreans Lee Chung-yong and Son Heung-min.

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China Sports Weekly (9.11-9.17)-Xinhua https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-11-9-17-xinhua/ Sat, 17 Sep 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-11-9-17-xinhua/ BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week: 1. China’s Li Jingliang loses to Daniel Rodriguez via split decision at UFC 279 Li Jingliang (R) takes on Daniel Rodriguez at UFC 279. (Photo courtesy of Li Jingliang’s team) China’s Li Jingliang was edged out by a close split […]]]>

BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week:

1. China’s Li Jingliang loses to Daniel Rodriguez via split decision at UFC 279

Li Jingliang (R) takes on Daniel Rodriguez at UFC 279. (Photo courtesy of Li Jingliang’s team)

China’s Li Jingliang was edged out by a close split decision in a catchweight bout against Daniel Rodriguez at UFC 279 in Las Vegas on Sunday.

The size difference was evident as the smaller Li struggled to find his reach against Rodriguez right after the fight started, but the match turned out to be close as Li managed to fight back with quick movement and underhand strikes. different angles.

After the final round, Rodriguez won by split decision as two of the three judges gave the scorecard 29-28 in favor of Rodriguez.

2. Olympic Champion Han Cong Named ISU Skater Member of Singles and Pairs Technical Committee

Gold medalists Sui Wenjing (L)/Han Cong of China attend the award ceremony after the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Pairs Figure Skating at the Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing on February 19, 2022 (Xinhua/Li Ga)

Olympic figure skating champion Han Cong of China has been named a member of the technical committee for solo and pair skating, the International Skating Union (ISU) announced on Monday.

The ISU Council met online on September 7 and delivered its decisions on Monday.

Han, who started figure skating at the age of six, won pairs gold with partner Sui Wenjing on the penultimate day of competition at Beijing 2022, becoming the second Chinese skater to have won Olympic gold after Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo in 2010.

3. Interview: Rising Chinese tennis star Wu Yibing aims high in a new chapter

Wu Yibing of China celebrates after the men’s singles second round match against Nuno Borges of Portugal at the 2022 US Open Tennis Championships in New York, Aug. 31, 2022. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

As the first Chinese player to reach the round of 16 in men’s singles at the US Open, Wu Yibing not only opened a new chapter in Chinese tennis history, but also entered a new stage in his life.

Returning to the international scene after more than two years due to injuries and the pandemic, the 22-year-old picked himself up in New York and had an open horizon in his eyes for the future.

4. Interview: China ready to challenge the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup

China celebrates after winning the FIBA ​​Women’s World Cup qualifying match against France in Belgrade, Serbia, Feb. 13, 2022. (Photo by Predrag Milosavljevic/Xinhua)

China are looking to keep their feet on the ground despite high expectations as the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup approaches.

After finishing fifth at the Tokyo Olympics last year, China continued their favorable form through 2022 by qualifying for the World Cup with a perfect record at the February qualifying tournament.

This could partly explain why they were in second place, behind the United States, when FIBA ​​released its third volume of the tournament in August.

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China Sports Weekly (9.11-9.17)-Xinhua https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-11-9-17-xinhua-2/ Sat, 17 Sep 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-11-9-17-xinhua-2/ BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week: 1. China’s Li Jingliang loses to Daniel Rodriguez via split decision at UFC 279 Li Jingliang (R) takes on Daniel Rodriguez at UFC 279. (Photo courtesy of Li Jingliang’s team) China’s Li Jingliang was edged out by a close split […]]]>

BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week:

1. China’s Li Jingliang loses to Daniel Rodriguez via split decision at UFC 279

Li Jingliang (R) takes on Daniel Rodriguez at UFC 279. (Photo courtesy of Li Jingliang’s team)

China’s Li Jingliang was edged out by a close split decision in a catchweight bout against Daniel Rodriguez at UFC 279 in Las Vegas on Sunday.

The size difference was evident as the smaller Li struggled to find his reach against Rodriguez right after the fight started, but the match turned out to be close as Li managed to fight back with quick movement and underhand strikes. different angles.

After the final round, Rodriguez won by split decision as two of the three judges gave the scorecard 29-28 in favor of Rodriguez.

2. Olympic Champion Han Cong Named ISU Skater Member of Singles and Pairs Technical Committee

Gold medalists Sui Wenjing (L)/Han Cong of China attend the award ceremony after the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Pairs Figure Skating at the Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing on February 19, 2022 (Xinhua/Li Ga)

Olympic figure skating champion Han Cong of China has been named a member of the technical committee for solo and pair skating, the International Skating Union (ISU) announced on Monday.

The ISU Council met online on September 7 and delivered its decisions on Monday.

Han, who started figure skating at the age of six, won pair gold with partner Sui Wenjing on the penultimate day of competition at Beijing 2022, becoming the second Chinese skater to have won Olympic gold after Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo in 2010.

3. Interview: Rising Chinese tennis star Wu Yibing aims high in a new chapter

Wu Yibing of China celebrates after the men’s singles second round match against Nuno Borges of Portugal at the 2022 US Open Tennis Championships in New York, Aug. 31, 2022. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

As the first Chinese player to reach the round of 32 in men’s singles at the US Open, Wu Yibing not only opened a new chapter in Chinese tennis history, but also entered a new stage in his life.

Returning to the international scene after more than two years due to injuries and the pandemic, the 22-year-old picked himself up in New York and had an open horizon in his eyes for the future.

4. Interview: China ready to challenge the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup

China celebrates after winning the FIBA ​​Women’s World Cup qualifying match against France in Belgrade, Serbia, Feb. 13, 2022. (Photo by Predrag Milosavljevic/Xinhua)

China are looking to keep their feet on the ground despite high expectations as the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup approaches.

After finishing fifth at the Tokyo Olympics last year, China continued their favorable form through 2022 by qualifying for the World Cup with a perfect record at the February qualifying tournament.

This could partly explain why they were in second place, behind the United States, when FIBA ​​released its third volume of the tournament in August.

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China Sports Weekly (9.4-9.10)-Xinhua https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-4-9-10-xinhua/ Sat, 10 Sep 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-4-9-10-xinhua/ BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week: 1. Gao Zhidan elected new president of the Chinese Olympic Committee Gao Zhidan (5th L) was elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee on September 7, 2022. Gao Zhidan was elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) by secret […]]]>

BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week:

1. Gao Zhidan elected new president of the Chinese Olympic Committee

Gao Zhidan (5th L) was elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee on September 7, 2022.

Gao Zhidan was elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) by secret ballot at an extraordinary meeting on September 7.

Gao, director of the General Administration of Sport of China, succeeds former COC President Gou Zhongwen.

2. Jeremy Lin joins the Guangzhou Loong Lions

Jeremy Lin signs with the Guangzhou Loong Lions. (Photo courtesy of Guangzhou Loong Lions)

Former NBA champion Jeremy Lin has signed a contract with the Guangzhou Loong Lions to participate in the new season of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), the club announced on September 5.

Lin recorded 11.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists during his NBA career. The Harvard graduate became a global sensation in 2012 during his time with the New York Knicks, in a period known as “Linsanity”. He became the first Asian American to win an NBA title with the Toronto Raptors in 2018. Lin joined the Beijing Ducks in 2019 and averaged 19 points in two CBA seasons.

3. Sichuan wins its first national women’s basketball title

Sichuan celebrated after winning the Chinese National Women’s Basketball Championship on September 9.

Sichuan edged Jiangsu 91-81 to claim their maiden title at the Chinese National Women’s Basketball Championship in Guangyuan, Sichuan Province on Sept. 9.

After recording three lopsided wins in group matches, title favorites Sichuan continued their momentum to knock out Shanxi in the quarters and Inner Mongolia in the semis.

Led by MVP Wang Xuemeng, who had 23 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and four steals in the Finals overall to claim his historic national championship.

4. The new ABC season will start in October

Sun Minghui (L) of Zhejiang Lions goes for a lay-up during the final game against Liaoning Flying Leopards in the 2021-2022 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league in Nanchang, province of Jiangxi (east China), April 26, 2022. (Xinhua/ Wan Xiang)

The first leg of the 2022-23 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) regular season will be held in October in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province.

According to an announcement released by the league’s governing body on September 10, the first phase of the next regular season will be played in a league format with nine rounds of matches scheduled between October 10 and 30.

5. China’s basketball team looks back on its pains and gains after two months of overseas campaign

Chinese players line up before their Group B match against Chinese Taipei during the Asian Qualifiers for the Basketball World Cup in Melbourne, Australia, July 1, 2022. (Photo by Bai Xue/Xinhua)

After an unprecedented experience of training and competing overseas for more than two months, China’s men’s national basketball team surely has something to think about.

Leaving their homeland in late June, China played in the FIBA ​​World Cup Asian Qualifiers in Australia and Kazakhstan, the FIBA ​​Asia Cup in Indonesia, and trained in Spain and France between both.

Head coach Du Feng chose to look at the team in a positive light, as he rated his team’s campaign eight out of 10 overall.

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China Sports Weekly (9.4-9.10)-Xinhua https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-4-9-10-xinhua-2/ Sat, 10 Sep 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-9-4-9-10-xinhua-2/ BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week: 1. Gao Zhidan elected new president of the Chinese Olympic Committee Gao Zhidan (5th L) was elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee on September 7, 2022. Gao Zhidan was elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) by secret […]]]>

BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week:

1. Gao Zhidan elected new president of the Chinese Olympic Committee

Gao Zhidan (5th L) was elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee on September 7, 2022.

Gao Zhidan was elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) by secret ballot at an extraordinary meeting on September 7.

Gao, director of the General Administration of Sport of China, succeeds former COC President Gou Zhongwen.

2. Jeremy Lin joins the Guangzhou Loong Lions

Jeremy Lin signs with the Guangzhou Loong Lions. (Photo courtesy of Guangzhou Loong Lions)

Former NBA champion Jeremy Lin has signed a contract with the Guangzhou Loong Lions to participate in the new season of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), the club announced on September 5.

Lin recorded 11.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists during his NBA career. The Harvard graduate became a global sensation in 2012 during his time with the New York Knicks, in a period known as “Linsanity”. He became the first Asian American to win an NBA title with the Toronto Raptors in 2018. Lin joined the Beijing Ducks in 2019 and averaged 19 points in two CBA seasons.

3. Sichuan wins its first national women’s basketball title

Sichuan celebrated after winning the Chinese National Women’s Basketball Championship on September 9.

Sichuan edged Jiangsu 91-81 to claim their maiden title at the Chinese National Women’s Basketball Championship in Guangyuan, Sichuan Province on Sept. 9.

After recording three lopsided wins in group matches, title favorites Sichuan continued their momentum to knock out Shanxi in the quarters and Inner Mongolia in the semis.

Led by MVP Wang Xuemeng, who had 23 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and four steals in the Finals overall to claim his historic national championship.

4. The new ABC season will start in October

Sun Minghui (L) of Zhejiang Lions goes for a lay-up during the final game against Liaoning Flying Leopards in the 2021-2022 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league in Nanchang, province of Jiangxi (east China), April 26, 2022. (Xinhua/ Wan Xiang)

The first leg of the 2022-23 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) regular season will be held in October in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province.

According to an announcement released by the league’s governing body on September 10, the first phase of the next regular season will be played in a league format with nine rounds of matches scheduled between October 10 and 30.

5. China’s basketball team looks back on its pains and gains after two months of overseas campaign

Chinese players line up before their Group B match against Chinese Taipei during the Asian Qualifiers for the Basketball World Cup in Melbourne, Australia, July 1, 2022. (Photo by Bai Xue/Xinhua)

After an unprecedented experience of training and competing overseas for more than two months, China’s men’s national basketball team surely has something to think about.

Leaving their homeland in late June, China played in the FIBA ​​World Cup Asian Qualifiers in Australia and Kazakhstan, the FIBA ​​Asia Cup in Indonesia, and trained in Spain and France between both.

Head coach Du Feng chose to look at the team in a positive light, as he rated his team’s campaign eight out of 10 overall.

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China Sports Weekly (8.28-9.3)-Xinhua https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-8-28-9-3-xinhua-2/ Sat, 03 Sep 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://bizchina-update.com/china-sports-weekly-8-28-9-3-xinhua-2/ BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week: 1. Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong Win Third World Title Zheng Siwei (L)/Huang Yaqiong of China pose on the mixed doubles podium at the 2022 BWF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 28, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhang Xiaoyu) Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong of […]]]>

BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from last week:

1. Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong Win Third World Title

Zheng Siwei (L)/Huang Yaqiong of China pose on the mixed doubles podium at the 2022 BWF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 28, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhang Xiaoyu)

Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong of China won their third mixed doubles world title beating doubles finalists Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino of Japan 21-13, 21-16 on Sunday.

Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan also won their third women’s doubles gold at the world championships. Olympic women’s singles champion Chen Yufei lost to top seed Akane Yamaguchi in the final to win a silver medal.

However, at the following Japan Open, Zheng/Huang saw their 38-game winning streak ended by Watanabe/Higashino in the semifinals, where Chen Qingchen/Jia Yifan and Chen Yufei also crashed.

2. Chinese players make breakthroughs at US Open

Wu Yibing of China performs a return during the men’s singles second round match against Nuno Borges of Portugal at the 2022 US Open Tennis Championships in New York, Aug. 31, 2022. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

The ongoing US Open has seen Chinese players make multiple breakthroughs in the singles events. Wu Yibing recorded the best result for a Chinese male player at a Grand Slam after reaching the last 32 and gained experience and confidence despite a third-round loss to defending champion Daniil Medvedev.

In the women’s event, for the first time in history, China has four players in the Round of 16. GS results.

3. China lose to Japan in Women’s AVC Cup final

China’s Wang Wenhan (L) kicks the ball during the final match between China and Japan at the 2022 AVC Women’s Cup at the Philsports Arena in Pasig City, the Philippines, Aug. 29, 2022. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

China ended their quest for the Women’s Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup as runners-up after losing to Japan 25-23, 25-21, 19-25, 25-16 in the final in Pasig City, Philippines.

Kuang Qi, coach of China’s young second-row team, praised his players for their fighting spirit and admitted they still need to work on their abilities to grab key points when it counts.

4. China beat Bahrain in FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers

Zhou Qi (1st L) of China shoots during the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers 2023 against Bahrain in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Aug. 29, 2022. (Photo by Kalizhan Ospanov/Xinhua)

With 22 points from star center Zhou Qi, China concluded their 4-game FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers window with an 80-67 win over Bahrain at Nur-Sultan on Monday.

After winning the other game of Window 4 against hosts Kazakhstan the previous week, China now sit in second place in Group F with a 6-2 record.

5. China eliminated from FIVB Men’s World Cup after three straight losses

Yu Yuantai of China serves during the match against Canada at the FIVB World Championship in Ljubljana, Slovenia, August 29, 2022. (Photo courtesy Chinese Volleyball Association)

The Chinese men’s volleyball team withdrew from the FIVB World Championship after losing all three group matches against Turkey, Canada and Italy.

Despite a disappointing global run, China managed to secure a spot in the Paris 2024 qualifiers with a 25th place finish.

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