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Interesting US-China Basketball Top News

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping wrapped up his five-day visit to the U.S. on Feb 17th at Staples Center, where he attended a Los Angeles Lakers-Phoenix Suns basketball game, where he was presented with a jersey with his name on it in the company of Lakers legend Magic Johnson, soccer star David Beckham and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. http://on.msnbc.com/xRbIb6 Kobe … Continue reading

China Sports News Brief – Sep 25

Basketball China claimed their 15th FIBA Asia Championship after beating Jordan 70-69 in the final on Sep 25th and will head to their third straight Olympic Games in 2012. Yi Jianlian of Washington Wizards became the new leader of Chinese team as he took 16.6 points and 10.8 rebounds per game, which both are team-high. … Continue reading

China Sports News Brief – Sep 11

Basketball China’s national basketball team won Iceland by 80-66 in a friendly on Sep 10, one of the warm-up games for China ahead of the upcoming Asian Championship. It was the first victory for the team in nearly a month. Wang Zhizhi, China Center, said, “We need to drill better together but reducing injuries is … Continue reading

China Sports New Brief – Aug 29

Track & Field China’s former “triple crown” owner, hurdler Liu Xiang finished the 110 meters hurdles in the World Championships on August 29 with a silver in 13.27 seconds while the reigning Olympic Champion and current record holder Robles, who committed a foul on Liu, was disqualified by IAAF track referee council despite finishing home … Continue reading

China Sports News Brief – Aug 7

Basketball China loses sixth straight at Stankovic Cup. Click here and here for more. NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat was in Shanghai to take part in a streetball competition on August 5th night at Luwan Stadium, featuring S.K.Y Streetball Syndicate against Street China. Read more from here . Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade finished Jordan Brand Flight Tour in China (click … Continue reading

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, … Continue reading

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