Brazilian athletes, coaches and journalists on Friday began receiving COVID-19 vaccines from China's Sinovac and US firm Pfizer in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics.
China has decided to cancel all climbing activities on Mount Qomolangma amid fears of possible imported cases of COVID-19, China's General Administration of Sport confirmed in a notice released on Friday.
Japan's Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide pledged on Thursday that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics would be held as scheduled this summer.
"No Olympics anywhere...We don't want the Olympics. No Olympics in LA. No Olympics in Tokyo," squealed a protester who made his presence felt by gatecrashing the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) virtual news conference on Wednesday.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday released a post entitled "Tang Xuemei: The will to live and to be better" to illustrate the Paralympian's life story after losing her left calf during a severe earthquake 13 years ago.
The Brazilian government said Tuesday it would inoculate the country's Olympic and Paralympic athletes using COVID-19 vaccines donated by China's Sinovac and US firm Pfizer.
An alpine skiing athlete's performance during a giant slalom or downhill relies on the conditions of the ice and snow. Chinese researchers have developed two instruments to measure the size of snow particles and to evaluate the hardness of the snow.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue to "work with full engagement" towards a safe Olympics, an IOC spokesperson told Xinhua.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday for the first time eased up on his insistence that the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will proceed in July after a poll found nearly 60 percent of Japanese want the event canceled.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach's visit to Japan, which was originally scheduled for May 17 and 18, has been pushed back to June, media reports said here on Monday.
Italian football legend Fabio Cannavaro was given one shot of a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine here on Monday.
The organizers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics (BOCOG) held a workshop on Friday in an effort to honor their commitment to carbon neutralization at the Games.
The organizers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics (BOCOG) held a workshop on Friday in an effort to honor their commitment of carbon neutralization for the Games.
Chinese President Xi Jinping held a phone conversation with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Friday.
Uruguay's first division soccer players on Thursday began to get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with a vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has allowed Zimbabwe to use the Chinese-built National Sports Stadium when the senior men's football team - the Warriors - host South Africa for a World Cup 2022 qualifier in June.
Chinese divers dominated the women's 3m springboard final as Chen Yiwen claimed gold and Chang Yani finished third despite an injury in the semifinals at the FINA Diving World Cup here on Tuesday.
With 36 men's and women's singles players apiece and 16 mixed doubles pairs paddling off a trial on Monday, the Chinese table tennis team is undergoing tests before announcing their roster for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Despite a 6.6-level earthquake that could be felt in the venue, Chinese pair Chang Yani/Chen Yiwen concentrated on their game and won the first gold medal on the first day of the FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo on Saturday.
Athletes and all those in close contact with them will be tested every day during the Tokyo Olympic Games, organizers announced here on Wednesday.
The Beijing Half Marathon, halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, resumed on Saturday.
Chinese fighter Zhang Weili failed to defend her strawweight title when she lost to American challenger Rose Namajunas during the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 261 event in Jacksonville, Florida, U.S. on Sunday.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) supported president Thomas Bach's idea to add the word "together" after a hyphen to the Olympic motto "faster, higher, stronger" at an on-line meeting on Wednesday.
The artistic swimming test event for the Olympic Games has been postponed to July, world aquatic sports governing body FINA announced Tuesday night.
China has built more than 26,000 soccer pitches during the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020), China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said, noting the next step is to improve the utilization of the pitches.
Secretary-General of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Toshihiro Nikai said Thursday that cancelling the Tokyo Olympics this summer could be an option if the COVID-19 situation continues to worsen.
Tokyo marked 100 days on Wednesday before the start of the postponed Olympic Games by holding two small ceremonies as the country is suffering a recurrence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASUNCION, April 13 (Xinhua) -- China's Sinovac Biotech will donate 50,000 doses of its COVID-19 vaccine to inoculate footballers in South America's top competitions this year, regional confederation CONMEBOL said on Tuesday.
China's women's football team has booked its spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after drawing 2-2 with South Korea after extra time in the second leg of Asian Qualification playoffs here on Tuesday.
Wang Lei's skills on the court have won him millions of fans online－but none among them so cherished by the 12-year-old as his idol, Yao Ming.