The big-spending Chinese Super League (CSL) kicked off its 2017 season last Friday with new policies regulating the use of U-23 players and foreign talent taking effect. The first round saw several traditional powerhouses encountering a new set of circumstances in the first round.
As China aims to boost sports consumption as a new economic driver, advisers have suggested that the industry should shift its focus from manufacturing to providing sports entertainment, service and fitness products to achieve sustainable growth.
Retired Chinese sports icons Yao Ming and Liu Xiang said on Tuesday that the function of competitive sports in China need to be redefined, and its foundations made more solid.
Chinese paddler Zhang Jike pulled out from the team trials for the World Table Tennis Championships, scheduled to be held in Dusseldorf, Germany in May, due to his foot injury on Monday.
NBA China and Sina Weibo announced to form a long-term strategic partnership on Monday, making Sina Weibo the official social media platform of NBA China.
Chinese divers clinched three golds and two silvers at the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2017 at the National Aquatics Center, the "Water Cube" on Sunday.
China’s football league season has opened and expectations are high. Hundreds of millions of Renminbi were poured into the sport to bring over some of the world’s best players, but it’s left some wondering what price China really paid.
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic said on Thursday that Chinese Super League clubs are very interested in striker Andy Carroll but they will not sell their best player.
An emergence of baseball-version of Yao Ming, former NBA basketball star, will help boost the popularity of the game in China, said an official with Major League Baseball (MLB) on Thursday.
After the Chinese Super League winter transfer window closed on February 28th, the eye-catching "arms race" among CSL teams finally came to an end. Oscar and Zhang Chengdong respectively broke the CSL transfer records for foreign and domestic players.
The 2017 Chinese Super League (CSL) is set to kick off on Friday. With so many teams reinforcing their squads in the last transfer window, the title race may be more open this season. In addition, the implementation of new policies regulating the use of foreign players may also have effect on the competitive situation.
The Asian Football Confederation announced on Tuesday it would terminate its contract with LeSports.
Brazilian stars Oscar and Hulk both scored as Shanghai SIPG thrashed Western Sydney Wanderers 5-1 in a Group F match of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday.
MOE on February 21 announced a plan to raise the number of "schools characterized by soccer" to 20,000 by the end of this year and eventually to 50,000 by 2025, and to establish about 200 college soccer teams in the future.