China Sports

Chinese Basketball Association (CBA)

China sportsThe Chinese Basketball Association (CBA; Chinese: 中国男子篮球职业联赛) is the premier professional basketball league in China. It is commonly known as the CBA, and this acronym is often used even in Chinese. There is also a WCBA for women. The CBA should also not be confused with the National Basketball League (China), which is a semi-professional "Division 2" minor league. A few CBA players, such as Yao Ming, Wang Zhizhi, Yi Jianlian, Sun Yue and Mengke Bateer, have reached the NBA. Conversely, a limited number of foreign players (外援) are allowed for each CBA team.Outdoor Sports at Wholesale Price on

Chinese Football Association (CFA)

China sportsThe Football Association of the People's Republic of China (Simplified Chinese: 中国足球协会; Traditional Chinese: 中國足球協會; pinyin: Zhōngguó Zúqiú Xiéhuì), also called the Chinese Football Association (CFA), is the governing body of football in the People's Republic of China.

The original China Football Association was founded in 1924. Affiliated to FIFA in 1931, it was relocated to Taiwan following the end of Chinese Civil War (see Chinese Taipei Football Association). The current Chinese Football Association was founded in the People's Republic of China after 1949. Its headquarters is located in Beijing. The current President is Xie Yalong. In 1994, the CFA formed a professional league consisting of the China Jia A and Jia B divisions, each having twelve clubs with two clubs being promoted and relegated from their respective league every year. Beginning with the 2004 season, the former Jia A division was replaced by the Chinese Super League or CSL with the Jia B division being renamed as the new Jia A league. The "Jia League" is often called the "China League". China also has national teams for both men and women. The women have been more competitive internationally than the men, losing in a penalty shootout to the USA in the 1999 Women's World Cup final, and also finishing fourth in 1995.

Chinese Table Tennis Association

China sportsChinese Table Tennis Association (Simplified Chinese:中国乒乓球协会) is a national non-governmental, nonprofit sports organization in the People's Republic of China. It represents China in the International Table Tennis Federation and the Asian Table Tennis Union, as well as the table tennis sports in the All-China Sports Federation 


Chinese Athletics Association

China sportsThe Chinese Athletic Association (中国田径协会) is the national athletics organization in PR China. Member of IAAF (joined 1978) and Asian Athletics Association. HQ located at 2 Tiyuguan Road, Beijing; President: Shijie DUAN, General Secretary: Zhaocai DU CAA was founded in Beijing in 1954. It is a non-governmental organization. The CAA has the corporate membership of the All-China Sports Federation. The CAA is a national sports association in charge of the athletic sports in China recognized by the China Olympic Committee. Under the CAA there are seven committees, namely the Training Committee, the Tournament Committee, the Development Committee, the Publicity Committee, the Facility and Equipment Committee, the Medical Affairs Committee and the Secretariat. CAA also has 44 branches nationwide.