Sports: China steps up preparations for Rio Olympics

(From Fiba)

China will over the next few months be looking to develop the same sort of chemistry that helped them return to the top of Asia last year before they set off for Brazil and the 2016 Olympics.

Wang Zhelin played at the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship.

Wang Zhelin played at the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship.

Three players from last year’s team, which bounced back from a Quarter-Final exit in 2013 to win the title in Changsha-Hunan, have this week linked up with the squad as it prepares for the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Point guard Guo Ailun, an All-Star Five selection at the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship, joined the team on Monday. Guo has been hailed for his spirited performances that helped China knock off defending champions Iran in the Semi-Finals and the Philippines in the title game. Read More



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