Water sport events put Pingtan on the map

As the third round of the 2016 International Kiteboarding World Championships splashed down in Pingtan this week, the island city in Fujian province has soaked up a huge amount of global publicity.

World kitesurfing championships ride into Pingtan

The Kiteboarding World Championships 2016 will touch down in Pingtan from Sept 20 to 25, while a national championship sponsored by online extreme sports streaming platform REnexTop will run alongside the event.

Cross-Straits Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition launched in Fuzhou

The first Cross-Straits Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition was launched in Fuzhou, Fujian province, on Sept 12.

Swimming Race

The 2016 Open Water Swimming Invitational Race was held in Pingtan, Fujian province on July 17, with nearly 600 swimmers from across the country taking part in the competition.