China announced that it has struck a cooperative agreement with Russia on 21 sports programs at a regional sports exchange conference held in Heilongjiang province on September 24.
The partnership deal was signed by delegates from sports department of 6 different states of Russia and Sports Bureau of Heilongjiang.
As the second edition of the government-backed exchange conference between China and Russia on the development of sports, the event was aimed at helping improve Chinese sports through communication between the two sides.
The partnership deal will see more detailed and reinforced cooperations on sports between the two sides including areas from sports medicine, sports business development to sports communications and exchanges of players and coaches. Several states from Russia will provide the exchanging opportunities for Heilongjiang on boxing, wrestling and other sports that are traditionally dominated by Russia.
Besides, the two sides will continue to strengthen the exchange projects on figure skating, speed skating and other winter sports in the future.