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President urges saturation in sports

Nation will grow more fit, better prepared for Olympics, he says

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Chinese go the distance for marathon

Participation in premier running event reflects sport’s appeal in China.

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Barrel racing, cowboy cool gaining popularity in China

Zhang Jing competes in a barrel racing event. She says she loves the sport because of the cowboy attire and culture. Provided to China Daily Horse-riding fans in China are increasingly taking to barrel racing, attracted mainly becauseof its cool cowboy outfits. Yang Feiyue reports. Horse riders who prefer cowboy outfits instead of the formality, […]

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Chinese hockey player drafted by NHL

Song Andong, 18, has become the first Chinese-born player ever to be drafted by the National Hockey League. The New York Islanders chose Song, who goes by the name “Misha”, in the sixth round with the 172nd pick on June 27 in Sunrise, Florida.

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Bid brings back the spirit of 2008

As Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics enters the final stage, millions of residents feel the excitement of the 2008 Summer Olympics has returned. Hao Jianyun is one of them.

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NBA goes global for its future

Some call it the most exciting week of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) season because of the hordes of celebrities it draws. That said, NBA All-Star Weekend is normally just a chance for the preeminent professional players to shine on some of basketball’s brightest stages.

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