Sports

Steve McCann Visits China Cycle Show

SHANGHAI, China, April 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Professional dirt, street and vert BMX rider, Steve McCann, will visit the China Cycle Show (May 4-7, 2007, Shanghai New International Expo Center) on Saturday, May 5. Steve will sign autographs at the Mongoose booth # E1-0116 from 1:30 until 2:30...

2007-04-27 08:00 1425

Video: Winged Man Makes History - Soars Within Two Meters Of Christ The Redeemer

Historic Flying Man Footage Captured as Brazilian Professional Athlete Luigi Cani Narrowly Escapes Tragedy over Corcovado Mountain RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, April 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, residents of and visitors to Rio de Janeiro witnessed something never seen before...

2007-04-26 20:00 1238

Golden Bear Provides Personal Preview of Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea

Signature Golf Course in Songdo International Business District Announced NEW SONGDO CITY, South Korea and NEW YORK, April 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The official preview and naming ceremony for the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea was held today at the site of the future course. Golf legend ...

2007-04-24 11:00 1297

GoMacau.com Launches Macau Travel Blog with New Destination Website

Fresh Approach to Destination Marketing in Asian Online Travel Gives Travelers New Resources to Plan Trips to Macau MACAU, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- GoMacau.com, a locally-based online destination marketing company dedicated to Macau, moved swiftly into the vanguard of destination tra...

2007-04-23 11:28 1477

St. Regis Hotel, Shanghai and Special Olympics International’s Visit to the Pudong Special Needs School

World-Renowned Swimmers Michael Phelps and Katie Hoff Among the Visitors SHANGHAI, China, April 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of the “2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games” and to promote social awareness, St. Regis Hotel, Shanghai and Special Olympics International jointly organ...

2007-04-17 18:44 1957

ASPIRE Africa. Football Dreams - Largest Football Talent Search in History Launched in Qatar

- More Than 500,000 African Children Have a Once in a Lifetime Chance to Study and Train at ASPIRE Academy DOHA, Qatar, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The ASPIRE Academy in Qatar today launched an ambitious programme that will provide talented African students from seven nations with a c...

2007-04-20 09:07 1579

The 2007 China Tennis Open Holds Official Press Conference

BEIJING, April 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The press conference of the 2007 China Tennis Open was held at the Shangri-la Hotel on April 18, 2007. The sponsor discussed the competition organization and player invitations. The China Open is already honored to have confirmed the attendance of four ...

2007-04-18 16:30 1420

Olympic Games Reporting - Reuters Partners with Xinhua to Host Major Training Programme Ahead of Beijing Games

BEIJING, April 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Reuters (LSE: RTR; Nasdaq: RTRSY) and Xinhua today announced they will undertake an intensive two-week training programme for Xinhua journalists who will cover the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Reuters and Xinhua will fund the programme for 30 reporters an...

2007-04-17 18:07 1371

Beijing 2008 Tickets Go on Sale

BEIJING, April 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- More than seven million very affordable tickets are now on sale for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG) announced yesterday. About 75% of the tickets will be sold domestical...

2007-04-16 19:45 1328

Olympic Torch Relay Route to be Announced in the Near Future

BEIJING, April 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The route and torch of the torch relay program for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games will be made public in the near future. The news came from the 81st session of the Executive Board of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX O...

2007-04-13 19:45 1177

Legends Sports Magazine Profiles a Sports Giant

Leather Basketball Shoes Were Yao Ming's First Motivation LAS VEGAS, April 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The latest issue of Legends Sports Magazine towers over the competition with its feature story on the NBA's tallest player, the Houston Rocket's Yao Ming. Standing 7 feet 6 inches ta...

2007-04-04 10:32 1580

ispo china winter 07 - Beijing Welcomes the International Sporting Goods Industry on March 14th

-- New location - ispo china winter 07 moves to the National Agricultural Exhibition Center in Beijing -- ispo china winter 07 fully booked: 13,500 square meters interior and 2,000 square meters exterior exhibition and event space -- Online visitor registration consid...

2007-03-12 09:00 1706

IPICO Sports Launches New Sports Tracking and Timing Solution

System benefits participants, coaches, spectators and more PEORIA, Ill., March 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IPICO Sports has launched a new turnkey tracking and timing solution for use in the global sports industry that is more accurate, more reliable, less expensive and easier to use than othe...

2007-03-09 13:23 1596

Ctrip Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2006 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider for hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dece...

2007-02-12 07:00 1338

Abu Dhabi to Host Formula 1(TM) Grand Prix in 2009

Thousands celebrate Ecclestone confirmation at F1 showcase on Abu Dhabi streets ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In front of an elated crowd of tens of thousands of people, Formula One(TM) Management today announced that Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the Unite...

2007-02-05 20:36 1862

ING Renault F1 Team launches 2007 R27 Car

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands and LONDON, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The ING Renault F1 Team officially launched the ING-branded R27 2007 F1 car to over 600 journalists from the international media in Amsterdam today. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200701250958.jpg ) (Photo: ht...

2007-01-25 09:00 4107

What were China's 450 million mobile users 'Searching' for in 2006?

mInfo Provides Insights on User Behavior of Chinese Mobile Search Users in 2006 SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- mInfo(R) Inc. ( http://www.minfo.com ), the leading Chinese mobile search provider, is releasing some key search statistics that shed light on real user behavior a...

2007-01-18 21:00 1302

China's Top Collectors Club Opens Its Doors in Panjiayuan, Beijing

BEIJING, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Antique Collectors Club International announced today that the first premium club that focuses on the collection of antiques and curios in Beijing has opened. Given the name China Antique Collectors Club International, or Panjiay...

2007-01-17 09:00 2855

Ctrip Announces Robert Stein's Resignation from the Board

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, today announced that Mr. Robert Stein recently resigned from the company's board of di...

2007-01-11 19:30 1522

Muhammad Ali's 65th Birthday on January 17, 2007; Send Your Personal Birthday Wish!

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Muhammad Ali, who once said, "Old age is just a record of one's whole life," will be turning 65 years young on January 17. Fans, friends, and admirers from around the world are invited to help celebrate the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali by send...

2007-01-05 20:50 1357
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