• By Stanis Elsborg- Senior analyst and head of conference, Play the Game
    19.05.2021 /
    What does the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and space politics have to do with each other? Quite a lot and it demonstrates China’s ability to mix sport and politics in their national self-promotion, writes senior analyst Stanis Elsborg.
  • Photo: Bryan Allison/Flickr
    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.

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