|Berkshire’s China Gold Online
Berkshire’ beautiful full-color paperback, China Gold: China’s Quest for Global Power and Olympic Glory, is the ideal book to use with students because sports offer a fascinating window into China. All chapters are available online, including downloadable PDF’s and color images.
China Gold Lesson Plan
This video, shot in 1937, shows Chinese men and women practicing martial arts, playing basketball, swimming, diving, and ice skating.
Images related to sports from the Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Joan Lebold Cohen’s image library, and other sources, for educational purposes and classroom use.
|Encyclopedia of China Articles on Sports
The Berkshire Encyclopedia of China contains many articles on sports in China, from the ancient game of cùjú 蹴踘 (soccer), to the modern day sports training system, and from wǔshù 武术 (martial arts), to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Read articles on Ping-Pong Diplomacy, US-China relations, and ways that sports can be important for international relations between nations.