Mon­day Ex­changes tar­get sports de­vel­op­ment

China Daily (USA) - - NEWS CAPSULE -

The Fed­er­a­tion of Univer­sity Sports of China and the Pac-12 Con­fer­ence, a col­le­giate ath­letic con­fer­ence in the west­ern United States, an­nounced at the Chi­naUS Univer­sity Sports and Ed­u­ca­tion Sum­mit on Fri­day that it would ex­tend their part­ner­ship for two more years.

It is aimed at help­ing China's col­le­giate sports sys­tem bal­ance aca­demic and ath­letic pur­suits.

The part­ner­ship will con­tinue host­ing an­nual sum­mits, games and col­lege soc­cer and bas­ket­ball teams through 2018. They will also or­ga­nize trips to the US for 200 Chi­nese col­lege coaches to learn from their Amer­i­can coun­ter­parts an­nu­ally at Pac-12 col­leges.

As part of the ex­change, Stan­ford's men's bas­ket­ball team played friendly games against Ts­inghua Univer­sity and Shang­hai Jiao­tong Univer­sity.

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