|(1.Department of Physical Education，Shenzhen Polytechnic，Shenzhen 518055，China；2.Shool of Physical Education，South China Normal University，Guangzhou 510631，China)
Abstract: By means of historical review and summarization, the authors introduced touching stories about the sup-port given by oversea Chinese and compatriots in Hong Kong and Macau to sports undertaking of China over a long period time. Their support main embody in three aspects: 1)excellent sports talents came back to China to serve the country; 2)they generously aided the sport undertaking financially and materially; 3)they supported sports under-taking of hometowns of oversea Chinese, and promoted mass sports. As proven by facts, a lot of oversea Chinese and compatriots in Hong Kong and Macau are connected to homeland China consanguineously, loving China dearly; such splendid sports undertaking of China as it is today is inseparable from their unselfish contributions.
Key words: Chinese sports；policy about oversea Chinese affairs；oversea Chinese；compatriots in Hong Kong and Macau