Ice hockey, already a popular sport worldwide, has recently shown off its ability to charm players and audiences in markets where it has not traditionally garnered attention. Recent top-level games hosted in China are evidence of this change, as is the top-level Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) club hosted since 2016.
China is going to bring down the soaring salaries in the football leagues, according to an official statement posted on the website of the Chinese Football Association (CFA) on Thursday.
E-commerce giant Alibaba has become a digital sponsor of the Olympic Games under a partnership through 2028 with the International Olympic Committee, the two parties said on Thursday during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, an avid football fan who is not shy from showing off his skills, has added an important chapter to his sports diplomacy.
Guangsha resisted late comeback from Shanxi to win at 131-125, moving up to provisional fourth place, and Shandong snapped their sloppy performace in last two loss with a 122-100 victory over Guangzhou in the 29th round of the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) action on Wednesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach here on Wednesday, and pledged to make Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games a "remarkable, extraordinary and excellent event."
Japan is reportedly seeking to co-host the 2030 FIFA World Cup with China and South Korea, after an announced increase of the number of competing teams to 48 beginning 2026 from the current 32, according to Japanese news outlet Zakzak.
China is set to cut the number of foreign players allowed in top-tier teams to bring down the huge spending on the non-Chinese stars, and the teams are demanded to give more chance to the home young players. But the affected clubs are responding differently to the new policies.
Highly rated Brazilian striker Marinho is poised to sign for Chinese Super League club Changchun Yatai, according to media reports in Brazil.
Zhang Shuai from China will take a cautious approach to her round two clash against American Alison Riske at the Australian Open after downing Aliaksandra Sasnovich in less than an hour on Monday.
Teams in Chinese Super league (CSL) will be only allowed to deploy three foreign players in one game, the Chinese Football Association announced on its official website on Monday.
Zhang Chengdong, a former defender for Beijing Guoan, has returned home and joined in the Hebei-based China Fortune Football Club, the Chinese Super League (CSL) club said on Friday.
China pulled it even at the 89th minute and went on to beat Croatia in penalty shootout on Saturday, finishing third at the 2017 Gree China Cup International Football Championship which also features Chile and Iceland.