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        The 2008 Sichuan earthquake raised the nationalism throughout China, many ordinary people as well as organizations voluntarily marched for the earthquake-stricken place to offer help. Years after the incidence, China have witnessed a NGO blooming period, the Northern Star Foundation, the previous presence of Champion Foundation, was established during this period and devoting to the sports education with children.
        Recently, retired athletes draw out the public attention on their poverty-stricken life. Most of them suffered from the unclear future, confused and lack of confidence to step into our society. This group of people urgently need training and resources to find jobs. At this circumstance, the Athlete Career Programme from IOC was introduced by the Champion Foundation to China, aiming to help the athletes successfully get through the transitional period after their retirement from sports life.