News Brief

China Sports News Brief – July 31

China’s Swimmer Sun Yang breaks 1500m freestyle world record in Shanghai 

The 19-year-old Chinese swimmer Sun Yang (孙杨) broke Grant Hackett’s iconic 10-year world record in 1500m freestyle by clocking 14.34.14 to win at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Shanghai on July 31. This is Sun’s second gold medal at the world swimming championships. Earlier, he won the 800m freestyle gold and 400m freestyle silver.

2014 World Cup Draw Released: China are in Group A of Asian Zone with Iraq, Jordan and Singapore.

For more on the results, please click here.



Follow China Sports Business on Twitter @SportsBizChina

To contact the reporter/editor for this story: Carrie Xu, USC Marshall MBA 2011 in Los Angeles at

To subscribe to the blog, enter your email address at right of the home page.

Copyright © 2011

About Carrie Xu

Yanqin "Carrie" Xu is a Shanghai native, currently living in the San Francisco Bay Area and working for the Pac-12 Conference as Senior Manager, International. She is very passionate about sports and international collaboration, and is doing her best to bridge sports between the US and China. Carrie holds an MBA degree from University of Southern California (USC) and has worked for Nike China and Nike International Basketball previously. She was also a Vice President at USC Marshall Sports Business Organization. She can be reached via email at


No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Welcome to

My name is Carrie Xu. I hope you enjoy reading this blog.
Please note that all thoughts and opinions of this blog are my own, and not that of my employer.

Enter your email address:

© 2017 China Sports Business. All Rights Reserved.

%d bloggers like this: