Tag: China

Hangzhou 2022 off to a razzmatazz start

Hangzhou Games opened

The City of Hangzhou (China) and its gorgeous West Lake have inspired poets and painters throughout the centuries, and it is fitting that the ‘Romantic City’ is now headlining the sporting spectacle that is the Asian Games. ‘THE STRAITS TIMES’ stated that after a one-year delay owing to... » Read more

Beijing, Chengdu in Global Sports Cities list

Chengdu on the rise to top sports events destination

Beijing and Chengdu in China were named Number 4 and Number 8 among global sport cities for event hosting in a report ‘Global Sport Cities – The Olympic Ecosystem’ recently released by Quantum Consultancy, an international professional sports think tank, and the Durham University Business... » Read more

Hangzhou lands badminton showcase on the trot

Hangzhou awarded with basketball finals

The Asian Games Host City Hangzhou (Zhejiang, China) is set to host the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Finals for the next four years. ‘inside the games’ stated that badminton’s season-ending event has returned to a Chinese City after last year’s edition was moved from... » Read more

Park-skirted Kunshan Stadium almost ready

Gmp stadium in Kunshan China

Work on the Kunshan Football Stadium, which sits about 60 km to the West of Shanghai (China), is almost complete. A ‘LinkedIn Post by gmp Architects’ stated that “To facilitate the playing of football in the near future, work began in May on preparing the subsoil for the playing field in the... » Read more

WTA to return to China; Peng ‘awaits justice’

WTA will return to China

In 2021, when the Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai bravely came forward in context with sexual advances made towards her by a top People’s Republic of China functionary, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) took a stance and suspended its operation of events in China out of concern for her... » Read more

Beijing aim for 2027 World Athletics spectacle

Beijing bids to host 2027 World Athletics Championships

Beijing is seeking to return the World Athletics Championships to China by bidding to host the 2027 edition of the event. ‘World Today News’ stated that the capital was the only responder to a process led by the Chinese Athletics Association (CAA) seeking interest from Cities in pursuing a bid... » Read more

South Korea-Japan-China move on Youth Olympics

South Korea Japan and China cooperation for sports project

South Korea, Japan and China have vowed to bolster their cooperation to ensure a successful staging of the Winter Youth Olympics next year. ‘The Korea Times’ stated that the three countries reached this and other agreements during their fourth trilateral Sports Ministers’ meet held... » Read more