Have a Ball With Rotary International

Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. For more information, please visit: http://www.rotaryclub-beijing.org . Watch on Youtube or Youku . Tweets about “#rotary” . Tweet . Follow @dominicswire

A Bout Time – White Collar Boxing in Beijing

Just days before the fight of their lives, Cat and Barbara visit the gym for the final session of their 12 week boxing course. How well are they prepared for the big event? (Part 3) . Watch on Youtube or Youku . Watch part 1 on Youtube or Youku . Watch part 2 on Youtube […]

No Pants on the Beijing Subway!

One day every winter people across the world have been boarding public transport and stripping off their pants – simply for fun. The idea is to act as if it’s a perfectly normal thing to do. It’s a tradition that started in New York in 2002. But can it take off in China? . Watch […]

A Fighting Chance – White Collar Boxing in China

Six weeks ago, Barbara Chen O’Connell started white collar boxing. This is a sport that teaches complete amateurs how to box–with the aim of entering a competitive tournament, if they’re good enough. But has Barbara done enough to impress the coaches? (part 2) . Watch on Youtube or Youku . Watch part 1 on Youtube […]

US Prof: China Needs More Western Art (pt1/3)

Professor Donald Stone is an American expert on western art. For 30 years he’s taught here at Peking University, helping to build up what he says may be the only permanent public collection of western art in China. It’s a project close to the professor’s heart as he believes China needs more exposure to classical […]

Could 2014 (the year of the horse) see gambling legalised in China?

As Chinese people are growing richer, sports once reserved for the rich are growing in popularity. Horse riding is one of them. The industry is booming with a number of prestigious jumping and showmanship competitions now taking place in China, such as the Beijing Masters, the FEI world cup and the Sherwood Grand Prix. But […]

Why Chinese fans love Football

China may have missed out – once again – on qualifying for the World Cup, but that’s done nothing to dampen local enthusiasm for the domestic game. Chinese club games regularly attract tens of thousands of fans. Beijing’s top team Guoan is one of the biggest with many supporters coming just to watch the players […]