Tag: China


Chengdu’s ambitious plan to boost sports industry

China Chengdu

A series of measures have been initiated by the Chengdu Sports Regulations and the Implementation Opinions of the People’s Government of Chengdu (China) to bring about a sea change in the sports scenario of the city. The other steps to be taken are – going in for a publicity blitzkrieg...
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UK firms to build football complex in China

Dalian China Football Complex

UK consortium Zaha Hadid and UK-based international sports architecture practice AFL Architects has won the bid in context with the ambitious project of building a 260,000 sq m football complex in Dalian, China. Zaha Hadid Architects has been involved in the early master plan layout and the final...
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2023 Asian Cup host China plans 9 football stadiums by 2021

Asian Cup China 2023

China has won the bid to host the 2023 Asian Cup football tournament plans to construct nine new football-only stadiums by the end of 2021. Asia’s football chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa said that China’s staging of the 2023 Asian Cup would serve as “launchpad”...
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China teams up with FIFA ahead of 2030 World Cup bid

China and FIFA 2030 World Cup bid

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with FIFA amid reports over Beijing’s plans to bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup. The agenda of the agreement is to boost the infrastructural initiative in China’s football holistically. The agreement will see...
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China set to build two stadiums in Croatia

China build two stadiums in Croatia

Chinese firms are set to build two stadiums in Croatian cities of Rijeka and Velika Gorica. China’s Top International Engineering Corporation (TIEC) has signed two agreements on cooperation with Croatian partners, for the construction of a new football stadium in Rijeka and accompanying...
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Man United to launch entertainment centres in China

Manchester United & China

English Premier League club Manchester United is to open a series of club-themed entertainment and experience centres in China, the BBC reported citing the club. The Old Trafford club, which has millions of fans on Chinese social media, will partner Chinese property developer Harves to build the...
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NHL legend Gretzky drives league’s ambitions in China

NHL in China

After the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) phenomenal success in China over the decades, looks like it’s time for the National Hockey League (NHL) to play catch-up in the Middle Kingdom. Canadian Ice Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, NHL’s leading career goal scorer, recently flew down to...
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