The host team China suffered a poor start to the World Women's Curling Championships 2017, losing 9-3 to world No. 2 Canada at the Capital Stadium here on Saturday.
Chinese women's curling team faces a big challenge on Saturday as they take on 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic champions Canada in their opening game at the World Women's Curling Championship held in Beijing.
For 76-year-old Zhang Baohua, skiing has been a daily routine during the snowy season in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region for six years.
China's aerial skier Xu Mengtao claimed her fifth career world championships medal on Friday at the Sierra Nevada 2017 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard Worlds.
China's aerial skier Xu Mengtao claimed her fourth career world championships medal on Friday at the Sierra Nevada 2017 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard Worlds.
Chinese aerials skiers won good rankings in the qualifications at the Sierra Nevada 2017 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships, and will compete for medals in the finals on Saturday morning.
Li Yan, head coach of the Chinese short track speed skating team, celebrated the International Women's Day by working. She was busy trying on new home-made skates for the team, as part of preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
China's National Figure Skating Championship kicked off Saturday in Qingdao, Shandong province of east China.
Although the third-place finish at the 8th Asian Winter Games was not satisfying for China, the titles in snowboarding halfpipe and curling were encouraging.
Japan's rising star Shoma Uno won the men's competition in figure skating at the 8th Asian Winter Games on Sunday.
Gao Zhidan, Chef de Mission of the Chinese delegation for the 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, said on Sunday that Japan and South Korea are still far to reach for China in winter sports.
Japan, which has won more golds than the expected 20 in the 8th witner Asiad, is eyeing "a great many of medals" in next year's PyeongChang Winter Olympics, said Toshimasa Furukawa, JOC Chef de Mission, on Sunday.
China bagged three more golds medals on the penultimate day of the Asian Winter Games as four-time Olympian Zhang Hao led his partner to the figure skating pairs gold medal and snowboarders Liu Jiayu and Zhang Yiwei swept the halfpipe events here on Saturday.
Japan beat China 6-1 to take the women's ice hockey gold medal on the penultimate day of the Asian Winter Games on Saturday.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea won its first medal at the Asian Winter Games here on Saturday to become the only fifth country to have medaled in Sapporo.
Kazakhstan pocketed another gold at the Asian Winter Games om Sapporo on Tuesday when skier Rinat Mukhin, 23, claimed the men's 15km cross-country free title.
Cross-country skier Man Dandan grabbed China's first gold medal at the Asian Winter Games and Zang Ruxin added one from snowboard on Sunday.
Cross-country skier Man Dandan triumphed in the women's 1.4km individual sprint classical, winning China's first gold medal at the Asian Winter Games here on Monday.