Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday night declared the 19th Asian Games open in Hangzhou, capital city of east China's Zhejiang province.
World champion swimmer Qin Haiyang and women's basketball World Cup medalist Yang Liwei will lead the host delegation as flag bearers at the 19th Asian Games opening ceremony on Saturday.
Under the venue's gravel garden area, underground system recycles rainwater. After being filtered through gravel and permeable fabrics, rainwater is used for the atrium display, fountains and irrigation. This system saves some 1,000 metric tons of water per month.
President Xi Jinping will attend Saturday's opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, the Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday.
President Xi Jinping will attend the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province and host visiting foreign leaders from Friday to Saturday, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying has announced.
Self-driving electric shuttles will serve the upcoming Asian Games in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province.While preliminary matches of beach volleyball, volleyball, cricket and soccer began on Tuesday, the formal opening ceremony of the Games will take place on Saturday evening at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre.
The host cities of the Hangzhou Asian Games, which will take place from Sept 23 to Oct 8 in Hangzhou and five other cities in Zhejiang province, have tapped into state-of-the-art communication technologies such as the 5G-Advanced and passive internet of things, to ensure a smart Asian Games.
As esports prepare to take center stage at the upcoming Asian Games, Hangzhou’s state-of-the-art esports center is ready to showcase the future of competitive gaming, promising a thrilling and immersive experience for both players and spectators.
With an eye on the Paris Olympics, China is sending 886 athletes to the upcoming Asian Games, targeting a medal-laden campaign in Hangzhou to boost its prospects next year.
China's Yin Ruoning became the world No 1 in women's golf on Sunday by finishing third at the LPGA Queen City Championship.
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A sports enthusiast from Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, has set a new Guinness World Record for the highest kneeling jump, Hangzhou Daily reported on Sunday.
With only about two weeks until the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games, the torch relay, a major pre-opening ceremony, officially commenced on Friday morning at Yongjin Park Square near the iconic West Lake.
Arriving in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Abrao dos Santos, ambassador of Timor-Leste to China, was deeply impressed by the tremendous changes he had witnessed.
The sudden retirement of Yi Jianlian, one of China's most iconic hoops stars, was met with mixed emotions. While fans wished the 35-year-old well and thanked him for all the good times, many also expressed their fears for the future of Chinese basketball as the nation's younger generation struggles on the world stage.
Chinese basketball star Yi Jianlian announced his retirement via social media on Tuesday night.
Spread across the vast landscapes of China, two thrilling marathons were held over the weekend in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, and Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, demonstrating the sport's growing allure in recent years.
Team China players celebrate with the trophy after winning the IIHF Division I Group A World Championship tournament in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.Team China finished the IIHF second-tier tournament in Shenzhen with a perfect record after racking up wins against Slovakia, Norway, Denmark, Austria, and the Netherlands.[Photo/Xinhua]
Hangzhou is fully prepared to host the upcoming 19th Asian Games, and it is sure to impress all the athletes and participants, and leave a legacy of a smart and green event
Chen Yuxie, 14, won the girls' 100-meter final in 11.56 seconds at the ISF U15 Gymnasiade held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Monday.
While the allure of frisbee and cycling have dominated leisure trends, a new wave is sweeping China’s recreational landscape, propelling water sports, such as surfing, paddle boarding, and kayaking into the spotlight.
Slowly but surely, the cruelly demanding nature of professional tennis has taken its toll on Chinese veteran Zhang Shuai.
Chinese figure skating great Han Cong will not defend his Olympic pairs gold medal at the 2026 Games in Milan.
With its passionate rivalries, village volleyball in Hainan province is drawing enthusiastic crowds of spectators and providing a boost to the local tourism industry.
According to a recent announcement by the Hangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee, two events for the Game have been canceled.
Overseas teenagers are impressed by the magnificent view and environmental protection efforts made in the Badaling Great Wall scenery spot on Wednesday, which is the final stop of their summer camp journey in Beijing.
More professional Chinese esports players are standing out on the global stage thanks to a booming domestic esports industry in China, said Kenji Matsubara, CEO of Japanese video game company SNK Corp.
The 31st FISU World University Games concluded on Tuesday night in Chengdu, Si-chuan province, winning wide praise from officials and athletes alike.
Team China managed to hold off a challenge from Japan in the women's volleyball final at the FISU Games in Chengdu on Sunday, as the team claimed their highest-profile international title since 2019.
Sprinter Lin Yu-sian from Chinese Taipei was one step away from the podium of the men's 100 meters at the Chengdu FISU World University Games, but he said he has already achieved his goal.