Chinese Olympic legend finds her calling on road to 2022

Few know better than Yang Yang what it takes to succeed at the pinnacle of sport. Regarded as one of the finest short-track speed skaters of all time, the retired 42-year-old is harnessing that know-how to help China, already a force in the Summer Olympics, replicate that success on the snow and ice.

Austrian panda’s painted pictures to sell for nearly 500 euros

Yang Yang, a panda at Austria’s Schönbrunn Zoo is painting 100 works with a custom-made bamboo brush. Her “unique ‘works of art’” are to be sold with a certificate of authenticity for 490 euros each to raise funds for an illustrated book about the zoo’s pandas.