Sports / Olympic News Updates

Chinese men's table tennis team wins semi final match

2016-08-16 09:36

Chinese men's table tennis team beat South Korea 3-0 at semi final match and advances to the finals on August 16, 2016.

Zhang Wenxiu wins hammer throw silver

2016-08-16 01:02

Zhang Wenxiu of China threw 76.75 to add a silver medal to the bronze she won in London four years ago.

Wlodarczyk shatters world record for hammer gold

2016-08-16 00:12

Pole Anita Wlodarczyk underlined her absolute dominance of the women's hammer by throwing a world record 82.29 metres to win Olympic gold by more than five and a half metres on Monday.

Ri Se-gwang of DPRK grabs men's vault gold at Rio Olymics

2016-08-16 09:45

The vault specialist Ri Se-gwang of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea triumphed at the Rio Olympic Games here on Monday.

Briton Murray outlasts Del Potro to land gold

2016-08-15 17:44

Britain's Andy Murray beat Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5 in a compelling Olympic tennis final on Sunday to become the first player to win two men's singles gold medals.

Peking Opera-featured helmets of Olympic champions become popular

2016-08-15 14:43

Helmets painted with the faces of famous Peking Opera characters have become hot topic in China after cycling athletes Gong Jinjie and Zhong Tianshi wearing them won the women’s team sprint in the Rio Olympic Games on Friday.

Bolt's hat-trick proves he is the king on track

2016-08-15 09:28

Bolt proves he's the king of men's sprint once again

Meng Suping wins women's over 75kg weightlifting gold at Rio Olympics

2016-08-15 08:32

Meng Suping of China won the gold medal with a total of 307kg in the women's over 75kg weightlifting at the Rio Olympic Games here on Sunday.

Chinese, but competing under a different flag

2016-08-15 02:15

In the age of globalization, competing at the Olympics means potentially coming up against former teammates who now represent rival nations — a reality Team China must confront in Rio de Janeiro.

Shi wins gold in women's 3 metre springboard

2016-08-14 17:11

Shi Tingmao dominates her competition to win gold in the women's 3 meter springboard event, with teammate He Zi taking silver.

Phelps signs off with fairytale farewell

2016-08-14 12:20

Michael Phelps secured a fairytale end to his career as the US continued their dominance in the pool on the final night of swimming at the Rio Games.

Hancharou of Belarus grabs men's trampoline gold at Rio Olympics

2016-08-14 04:38

Uladzislau Hancharou of Belarus grabs men's trampoline gold at the Rio Olympic Games here on Saturday.

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