Tag: China

Gold rush for China sports venue industry?

Big changes in China's venue operation market

A potentially game-changing development for China’s live sports and entertainment industry was announced in December 2021. The ‘General Administration of Sports in China and ‘The Daimani Journal’ stated that the General Administration of Sports released a standard contract for the... » Read more

Games ‘bubble’ ahead of Beijing 2022

China venue staff enters bubble

A month away from the start of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics (China), Chinese authorities have recently commenced sealing up a Games ‘bubble’, with venues, transport and staff for now in a ‘closed loop’ at precincts in Beijing’s City Centre, Yanqing District and Zhangjiakou City. The... » Read more

China Govt body helm Guangzhou venue project

Chinese government takes control of Guangzhou stadium

Financial troubles affecting real estate giant the Evergrande Group (China) have seen a Chinese Government body assume control of the under-construction Guangzhou Evergrande Football Stadium project – touted as the largest football stadium in the world. The ‘Australasian Leisure... » Read more

WTA bar games in China over Peng ‘sex slur’

WTA suspends tournaments in China

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) drew criticism on December 2nd from China for its decision to suspend all tournaments in the nation, out of concern for the well-being of star player Peng Shuai and the safety of other players. The ‘Telegraph online’ stated that unconvinced by former World... » Read more

China impress with Beijing 2022 preparations

Beijing 2022 venues ready test events

The sixth and final meeting of the Coordination Commission for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 concluded on November 4th, rounding off three days of discussions during which the Organising Committee’s readiness was highlighted by the positive feedback received from recent test events. The... » Read more

Alibaba Sports at the wheel of Hangzhou venue

Alisports will operate Hangzhou stadium for 15 years

Alibaba Sports (China) announced recently that after winning the bid for the project in November last year, the company has completed the signing of the entrustment agreement to secure the operation and management rights of the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center in Hangzhou, China, which includes the... » Read more

China Pudong Football Stadium open doors

Shanghai Pudong Stadium opening

The Asian Cup China 2023 tournament logo was launched in conjunction with the opening ceremony of the Shanghai Pudong Football Stadium (China) on October 22nd, the competition’s first completed stadium. The ‘Inside World Football’ stated that the new logo was launched by the Vice-Minister of... » Read more

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