China

  • 23.10.2017 /
    For over two decades, more than 10,000 Chinese athletes made extensive use of doping substances, according to former athlete physician.
  • 21.02.2013 /
    Chinese Football Association concluded a three-year match-fixing investigation this Monday by handing out five-year bans to 25 former and current players, officials and referees and banning 33 for life. A number of clubs received fines and had points deducted.
  • 27.07.2012 /
    A new prognosis suggests a major shift of power in elite sport as China seems to be on its way to being the undisputed best performing nation in the Olympic Summer Games in London.
  • 02.05.2011 /
    By donating expensive stadia, China is trying to increase its influence in third world countries.
  • 26.01.2011 /
    The Beijing Olympics was a unique event in many senses, and China has been one of time’s most debated Olympic hosts. New article examines the great global impact of the Beijing Olympiad.
  • By Andreas Selliaas
    21.10.2010 /
    Just a month after India concluded the Commonwealth Games, China is hosting the Asian Games. The Games are taking place in Guangdong Province between 12 - 27 November, mainly in the city of Guangzhou.
  • By Declan Hill
    18.10.2010 /
    China is a text-book case of why you cannot wait to uproot corruption. The Chinese soccer leagues are a national disgrace and an international joke. Do not take my word for it. The top Chinese politican – President Hu Jintao – has declared his embarrassment over the state of their sport. However, the Chinese government has waited far too long to fight it.
  • 06.07.2010 /
    The pensioner was talking himself into a rage. “Football is becoming too commercialized”, he scolded. “The young people today are too focused on money”. In his time, Eusébio da Silva Ferreira argues, everything was better. Back then, you focused on the game.

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