An unorthodox move from a Chinese snooker player during the Scottish Open Final match on Sunday took everyone by surprise, earning him both praise and mockery for it.
In the widely shared footage from the game, Cao Yupeng performed a never-before-seen safety shot that left commentators impressed and a bit confused.
China’s new hockey squad called the Beijing Kunlun Red Stars was hoping to test its mettle against international teams when it hosted an exhibition match against Kazakhstan’s Barys Astana on Monday.
The match was a preseason game for the Kontinental Hockey League where the Red Stars were recently admitted. Joining the prominent league is seen as part of the country’s preparation for the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022.
One French gymnastics commentator has stirred up the internet’s political correctness militia with a seemingly racist remark in relation to Pokémon Go.
French gymnast Thomas Bouhail, a silver medalist at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and now-coach of the French national team, was serving as an announcer and analyst at a women’s gymnastics event at the Rio Olympics when he referred to Japanese gymnastics team as a bunch of “little Pikachus.”
Students and professors from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China have built a badminton-playing robot that is probably more skillful than most.
Equipped with high-definition cameras that capture images which are processed by an external computer, the machine called the “Robomintoner” is able to fully cover a court and return any type of shot thrown at it, reported China Central Television.
Nate Diaz is the American mixed martial artist who took out UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor last Saturday with a rear naked choke during UFC 196. The two faced off in the octagon at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas after Brazilian fighter Rafael dos Anjos injured himself a few days before the event and Diaz agreed to fill in as a last-minute replacement.
Diaz, 30, has a fighting record of 20 wins and 10 losses. He is a true fighter in every sense having grown up in poverty in his rough hometown of Stockton. The city, located in north-central California, topped Forbes’ list twice for being one of most miserable cities in the nation.