In this week’s episode Ian attempts to tackle one of the most rigorous athletic challenges on the planet at the Great Wall Marathon; Chinese locals share their thoughts on the Chinese Olympic delegation’s recently-unveiled “dragon dress”; athletes hit the waves at an Asian Tour Kiteboarding event; and the Chinese Super League continues to grab headlines with yet another big-name signing.
In this week’s episode, BON’s Howard Pan ventures to Genghis Khan’s backyard in Inner Mongolia for the race of a lifetime; China’s adopted son Stephon Marbury unveils a new talent; locals share their thoughts on Spain’s domination at the Euro Cup; and you don’t have to be human to play sports.
Welcome to East West Sports! In our first episode we look at how Li Na’s French Open victory has impacted tennis in China, some of the NBA’s best players sign in the Chinese basketball league, and we look at the funniest sports video of the week.
East West sports looks at how the growing relationship between China and Australia has benefited Chinese swimmers, What rising basketball player is trying to become the next Yao Ming, How the opening rounds of the ShenZhen Open is shaping up and our top 3 picks of Chinese athletes for this week.
WEEKLY ROUND-UP, PART I
CSL Round 26: Tianjin stuns another
CSL Round 26: Beijing grounds Shanghai
2014 FIVB World C’ship: China 2-0 in qualifying
WORD ON THE STREET
In what sports do you want to see Battle of Sexes?
China Fitness Talent: 44-year-old pole dancer
WEEKLY ROUND-UP, PART II
NFL Week 4: Brady, Pats hold off Falcons
NFL Week 4: Broncos juggernaut marches on
ISU World Cup: China takes one gold, silver, bronze
Kenya’s Kipsang breaks marathon world record
Top 5 goals from CSL Round 26