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26th National Figure Skating Championships to be held in Fuzhou

  Fuzhou sports officials announced last week that the 26th National Figure Skating Championships and the first Cross-Strait Goodwill Roller Skating Competition will take place in July.   Featuring single and double skating and roller-skating dance, the three-day competitions will be staged by the Fuzhou Municipal Sports Administration.   SOURCE: www.common-talk.com   Editorial Message  This site contains materials from other clearly stated media sources for the purpose of discussion stimulation and content

Professional sports, sport culture and popular sports in China

  Although China has long been associated with the martial arts, sports in China today refers to a small variety of competitive sports played in China, including mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. Traditional Chinese culture regards physical fitness as an important aspect, and, since the 20th century, a large number of sports activities, both Western and traditionally Chinese, are popular in China. The People's Republic of China is one of the , especially the elderly. Cricket is also a popular sport in China, but moreso in Hong Kong where it is a prominent

Professional sports, sport culture and popular sports in China

  Although China has long been associated with the martial arts, sports in China today refers to a small variety of competitive sports played in China, including mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. Traditional Chinese culture regards physical fitness as an important aspect, and, since the 20th century, a large number of sports activities, both Western and traditionally Chinese, are popular in China. The People's Republic of China is one of the , especially the elderly. Cricket is also a popular sport in China, but moreso in Hong Kong where it is a prominent

Kim Yu-na wins gold in figure skating with Olympic record score

  Kim Yu-na won the Olympic gold medal, soaring to a world-record 228.56 points and shattering her previous mark by more than 18 points.   After weeks and months of playing it cool, saying the pressure to win an Olympic medal had not weighed on her, South Korea's Kim Yu-na finally let her emotion show on Thursday. She stood on the ice once her long program was done, letting the tears flow as stuffed toys and flowers rained into the rink.   But that emotional release, so long in the making, quickly stopped
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