Zhenyu Li covers the NBA and Boxing for People's Daily online. He wrote hundreds of sports reports and analytical essays for People's Daily online, including boxing, NBA, tennis and soccer. Hundreds of his articles are quoted by such websites as sina.com, NetEase (163.com), espnstar.com, china.com, tom.com and so on.
Li was once an amateur athlete specializing in long-distance running. He attended the 21- kilometer marathon competition in Beijing and acquired a credential.
He graduated from Beijing Institute of Technology with a B.A. in Management. He also acquired the Business English Certificate Higher from Cambridge University.
He was born in a well-cultured family with an English background. His farther was the former Deputy Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Toronto and former Counselor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China.