Ten foreign coaches worked with the Chinese delegation at the Sochi Winter Olympics Games and that trend is unlikely to change.
China's short track speed skating veteran Liu Qiuhong will bear the national flag for the China at the closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games on Sunday, officials announced on Saturday.
Three brothers from the Wells family are at the Sochi Winter Olympics, competing in skiing for the New Zealand delegation. And a fourth is expected to join them in four years at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Teenage figure skater Yan Han has vowed the "best is yet to come" after finishing a groundbreaking seventh for China at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Xu Mengtao normally likes to smile, but on Friday she was in tears after the women's freestyle skiing final - a mixture of joy for winning silver and regret for again missing gold for China.
Li Nina could only stand up with the aid of a team doctor after crashing on her last jump in the freestyle skiing aerials at Sochi on Friday.
China's Li Jianrou avoids a three-skater crash in the final of the women's 500m race to easily skate to the gold medal on Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin wished Chinese athletes a successful Winter Olympic Games in Sochi on Monday, promising to enhance sports cooperation and youth links between the two nations.
The Chinese short track speed skating team got off to a good start at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Monday with an unexpected silver in the men's 1,500m.
Ning Qin is brimming with confidence after becoming the first Chinese to compete in freestyle skiing moguls at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Russian president Vladimir Putin visits China House at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games on February 10, 2014.
The sentiment behind the Olympic ethos can apply just as much for the bidding to host the Games as it does for the actual events, it seems.
Officials of Beijing's bidding committee for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games admitted air pollution is a hurdle to a successful bid but vowed to clear up the problem in time.
President Xi Jinping has called on Chinese athletes to live up to the Olympic spirit and help develop the country into a global sports power.
China has most likely lost two of its gold medal favorites in skating, but the delegation is still predicting a strong medal haul at the Sochi Olympics.