Life in a youth diving camp

| August 31st, 2014

In Anshan city of Anhui Province, a group of children aged from 6-10 years old are committed to diving practice for a whole 2 years. At the end of the training, they either get selected into the official diving regiment, or go home.

 

56-year-old Hu Qijun is a retired athletes and coach to the children. He has been coaching for the larger part of 30 years and his coaching spectrum varies from gymnastics to diving. To the young athletes, he is […]Read more…

CCTV commentator caught bad-mouthing Olympics athletes during broadcast

| August 17th, 2012

From KN58:

Zhang Mengmeng, a pretty commentator on CCTV was trapped in the “bad-mouthing scandal” during her commentating of the Olympics diving competition. Zhang Mengmeng made fun of several famous foreign athletes of being either abnormal or homosexual. This incident triggered controversy on the internet. Some netizens suspected that it is because Zhang forgot to turn off the microphone while bad mouthing the athletes in a private conversation. CCTV has not yet made any comments on it.

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Guo Jingjing and other divers secretly videotaped using infrared camera

| October 12th, 2010

 

(Netease) According to Hong Kong media, China’s diving diva Guo Jingjing was secretly videotaped with an infrared video camera. Her nude images were finally exposed; a 10 minute long video has been circulating on the Hong Kong Internet. More shockingly, Guo Jingjing was not the only victim, 2 days ago, another 2 hour and 7 minute long video clip shot with the same infrared video camera was also circulating the Internet. In this video, other than Guo Jingjing and Wu […]Read more…

Dark Secret of the National Games, Diving Gold Medals all Pre-determined by Insiders

| October 14th, 2009

[Sina] “I requested to leave (The Referee Station), not only because I was sick, but because I was dissatisfied with the current National Games (全运会), the dark secret of the diving competitions. All gold medals were actually pre-determined ahead of time!”

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