Competitive Chinese swimmer Ning Zetao, who competed in the 2016 Olympics and made a big splash with his dashing good looks, has announced he will be swimming into open waters and retiring.
Ning made the announcement on Weibo today, according to Shanghaiist.
Hot as hell Chinese Olympic swimmer Ning Zetao has been cut from the national team for signing an unauthorized sponsorship deal.
A memo from the State General Administration of Sports Management Center of Swimming was leaked on Wednesday morning.
China’s most lovable Olympic swimmer turned on the charm during a Hong Kong press meet.
Fu Yuanhui is the bronze medallist Olympian who won millions of adoring fans for her quirky personality and honest reactions. After meeting with the Chinese president last week, Fu and the delegation of Chinese athletes paid a visit to Hong Kong for a press meet that took place at the InterContinental Grand Stanford hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui on Saturday.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has issued several apologies online and another one on-air on Wednesday night following an inappropriate gaffe of one of its TV sports commentators.
CBC commentator Byron MacDonald said a defeated Chinese swimmer “died like a pig” during a race, the National Post reported. The comment immediately received a huge online backlash with scores of Chinese netizens and even Canadian audiences expressing their disgust by posting several criticisms on CBC’s Olympic Twitter account.