China has removed the Communist Party chief of Nanjing city from his post for violating the law, state media said Thursday, after Beijing`s corruption watchdog said it was investigating him amid allegations of corruption.
Nigeria today pulled out of the Youth Olympics in China`s?Nanjing city, a day after two other west African nations withdrew from the Games over the worst outbreak of deadly Ebola virus in decades in Africa.
The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has told its Youth Olympic Games athletes not to wear their official tracksuits when out and about in the host city of Nanjing in China due to fears over potential attacks.
The second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing is seen as a Games of many firsts, as rugby sevens, Hockey5s, golf, 3x3 basketball, beach volleyball and showcase events such as sport climbing, roller sports, skateboarding and wushu make their debut.
Bamboleim: Kazakhstan’s Kirill Gerassimenko defeated championship favourite Lam Siu Hang from Hong Kong 4-2 in the Junior Boys final of the Road to Nanjing 2014 series to book his Youth Olympics Games spot at the Mukherjee Stadium here Monday.
Double Olympic gold medallist and hockey legend Teun de Nooijer has been selected along with 36 others as Athlete Role Model (ARM) for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) that will be held in Nanjing, China, Aug 16-28.
Just a day after badminton players were thrown out of the second Youth Asian Games in Nanjing, China, 18 track and field athletes are set to return home due to official bungling as Athletics Federation of India has sent over aged players for the multi-sporting event.