Chinese leaders' passion for and participation in sports has made them more approachable, compared with their usual image of being serious or unsmiling politicians. Many are not just fans but are also actively involved.
China and France should seize the opportunity to expand their half-century-old relationship for future cooperation, said observers as President Xi Jinping pays his first visit to France and other countries in Western Europe since taking office last March.
Xi and Obama have met a total of four times since 2009, and they had two meetings in 2013, Xi's first year as Chinese president. Additionally, before he became president, Xi met Obama on two occasions, including a meeting at the White House in February 2012.
Chinatown, as the name suggests, refers to the overseas Chinese community. Chinatowns are found all over the world and most have changed from simple residential areas to busy commercial centers and tourist attractions.