Rising stars bud at Shenzhen Universiade

2011-08-24 13:06

From Michael Johnson to Liu Xiang, many super stars started their career from the Universiade. The Shenzhen Universiade also saw a number of rising stars who would probably shine at 2012 London Olympics.

In photos: Moments of agony and ecstasy

2011-08-23 16:57

From the agony to the bliss, student athletes run the range of emotions at the Shenzhen Universiade. As the 12-day event comes to an end, China Daily Website invites you to a flashback of those unforgettable moments in Shenzhen.

Serbia beats Canada to defend basketball title

2011-08-23 14:38

The Serbian men's basketball team beat Canada 68-55 to defend its Universiade title on Monday night, bringing its home country the first gold medal in Shenzhen.

Japan outclasses Britain to win 5th Universiade soccer title

2011-08-23 13:06

Japan claimed the Universiade title for the fifth time after beating Great Britain 2-0 in the men's soccer final Monday night.

Jin Zhiyang: Take soccer back to school

2011-08-21 07:56

Not much was expected of the Chinese soccer team at the Summer Universiade as knockouts at the group stage have become routine for the country's national teams in recent years.

Young players give Chinese football a shot in the arm

2011-08-19 12:38

Team China ended their Universiade football dreams after losing 2-3 to Japan in the game's knockout stage at the Bao'an Stadium in Shenzhen Thursday night.

Monks get in on the act with special kungfu show

2011-08-18 18:26

A group of 34 monks brought their Shaolin kungfu performance to the Universiade Village theater stage. Shaolin Kungfu in the Wind combines Chinese dance and martial arts. The group consists of kungfu masters aged 12 to 26.

Romania routs China in basketball at Universiade

2011-08-18 11:53

The Chinese team fell short to Romania in the second half of their 4th match in Group A men's basketball at Universiade, finally losing the game 98-80.

Dogs at work help ensure Universiade safety

2011-08-18 10:11

Serving as a security police officer at the Universiade, Gui Lin, from the criminal investigation team of the Beijing municipal public security bureau, grooms her unlikely colleague, a dog named Lucky, in South China’s Shenzhen city on August 14, 2011.

Colorful life in Shenzhen Universiade Village

2011-08-18 09:39

A band was singing pop songs on the stage excitedly, while the audiences were dancing to the music and cheering joyfully.

This is what one could find at the music plaza in Shenzhen Universiade Village at night.

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About Shenzhen

Shenzhen is located at the southern tip of the Chinese mainland on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Pearl River and neighbors Hong Kong.

The brainchild of Deng Xiaoping, the country's first special economic zone was established here by the Chinese Government in 1980. It has been a touchstone for China's reform and opening-up policy since then.