Without entries to the Olympic program, niche sports in China including baseball, cricket, sepak takraw and bowling are struggling to join the mainstream.
More are calling for HIV-prevention procedure amid rising infections among gay men, Shan Juan reports.
Chinese troops keep close tabs on terrorist threats at the Wakhan Corridor mountain border area in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Northwest China.
120 years after its naval defeat in the First Sino-Japanese War, the country looks to stronger maritime power, Peng Yining reports in Weihai, Shandong province.
An increasing number of Chinese businesses are riding on growing economic and trade ties between China and India in recent years.
Another Chinese 'fox' returns home to face consequences of financial scandal.
Elderly people who leave home to take care of their grandchildren account for 10 percent of 144 million people aged 60 or older, according to a survey.
As China's private aircraft sector prepares for takeoff, reform is desperately needed.
Wild Asian elephants have been wreaking havoc in villages in Southwest China as their habitat is destroyed and they're forced to search for food.
Horse racing is hugely popular in many countries, but in China the industry is still in its infancy.
Workers hit by dust-related lung disease need more support.
A report from Peking University showed that residents in Beijing spent the longest time commuting, about 1.32 hours a day for work on average.