Tag: China

Fans throng China venue for local derby

Chinese Super League season opener

The 2021 Chinese Super League season kicked off on April 20th night in Guangzhou (China) where 30,000 fans packed in to watch the local derby, the biggest crowd in China since COVID-19 broke out in 2019 in Wuhan for the first time. The CSL trophy was carried into the Guangzhou Tianhe Stadium for... » Read more

China keep-COVID-at-bay Beijing 2022 strategy

Beijing 2022 test events

Leaving nothing to chance, China has recently completed a 10-day testing program – a kind of mock-up – for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics in a bid to gauge how it can prevent the spread of COVID-19 during the sporting showpiece as the virus variant continues to clobber... » Read more

Six Chinese football clubs face the music

China six clubs disqualified from football leagues

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced recently that six clubs, including the reigning Chinese Super League (CSL) champions Jiangsu FC, have been disqualified from taking part in professional leagues in the 2021 season due to financial woes. ‘Xinhua’ stated that Jiangsu FC, which... » Read more

China Asian Games venues’ work catches pace

China Hangzhou aquatic center to be completed soon

One of the main venues for the 19th Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China, in September 2022 is nearing completion. ‘Hangzhou 2022’ stated that the newly built aquatics center which is almost ready – Asian Games Natatorium – is located in the heart of Olympic Park – the... » Read more

Wuhan features in China stadia building drive

China Wuhan new stadium

Plans have been unveiled as regards the latest big-ticket stadium project in China with Wuhan to get a 60,000-person stadium. The stadium is expected to be completed and go on stream in June 2023. ‘Titan Sports Plus’ stated that on March 23rd, China-based Zall Holdings bought three plots with a... » Read more

STRI-Wanda booster for China sports market

Strategic alliance STRI Group and Wanda CTI

STRI Group (UK) – the world’s leading multidisciplinary solutions provider serving the sports and environmental sectors – and Wanda CTI – the only company in China whose forte is design, research and development for cultural tourism projects – inked a strategic deal for... » Read more

Shanghai to boast opulent esports hub

China Shanghai Esports Complex

Work has started on the development of a new esports hub in Shanghai (China) – Shanghai International New Cultural and Creative E-sports Center – and the same has been initiated by the Chinese property company SuperGen Group. The development will also include a 6,000-capacity arena as... » Read more

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