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Ancient canal in Suzhou

It all started in ancient times, in Suzhou, the Yangtze River, and the Yangtze River delta.

Yangzhou’s ancient canal

Yangzhou’s ancient canal is the city’s oldest feature. The canal’s 30 kilometers between Guzhou and Wantou are called the “Yangzhou Sanwan” or “Three Bays”.

Introduction of ancient canal

The Grand Canal was constructed back in the late Spring and Autumn Period (770-476BC). Each feudal nation built canals in each district in order to strength the communication with others. Canals connected with the natural waterways.

Volunteers bring their spirit to Youth Olympic Village

They are young, professional and eager to put their theoretical knowledge to good practice in Nanjing’s Youth Olympic Village during the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games - these are the volunteers who bring their spirit to the Games.

Games launching point, says badminton superstar

Chinese badminton superstar LIN Dan says the Youth Olympic Games will be a stepping stone for the young up-and-coming athletes and a build-up to Olympic careers.

Youth Olympic Village facilities ready to welcome athletes

With a little over a week left before the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games kick off in Nanjing, workers at the Youth Olympic Village are putting the final touches on the facilities that will accommodate the 6,000 athletes and officials when they start to arrive on August 10.

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