China’s quest to enter the Olympics is not completely dead. Despite missing the opportunity to qualify through the FIBA World Cup tournament, team China may try their luck in the upcoming 2020 FIBA qualification tournament.
Zhou Qi, the former NBA player for Houston Rockets, got himself on fire for two critical turnovers in the final moments against Poland in the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Those turnovers led to a bitter 76-79 loss for the Chinese team against the Polish in overtime.
Yi was a lottery pick in the NBA and spent five seasons in the league. Drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 6th overall pick in 2007, Yi played for the Bucks, New Jersey Nets, Washington Wizards, and Dallas Mavericks in his five years in the NBA before returning to his home team Guangdong.
After a rather disappointing off-season, former NBA Champion player Jeremy Lin decided to sign with the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association, and will be playing for the team in the upcoming season in China.
The 30-year-old football player has received his citizenship certificate from the Chinese officials and will join Marcello Lippi’s team to seek a chance to enter the final stages of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“The naturalized players in our football team nowadays, they have no blood ties with the country. This is scary, are we becoming better even if we become the World Champion? So just because the FIFA policy allows naturalization, should countries around the world do that?”
Billi’s grandmother was diagnosed with a stage 4 cancer. The family decided to lie to the grandmother and came to China for a family reunion under the guise of a wedding celebration. This is the story from the movie ‘The Farewell’ and where the conflicts and differences began.
NBA champion player Jeremy Lin is facing significant struggles in signing with NBA teams this off-season.
Australian swimmer Mack Horton decided to break the silence in regards to his teammate’s failed drug test results. The week before, Australian swimmer Shayna Jack posted a two-page long statement commenting on her positive results from a recent drug test.
Chinese sprinter Xie Zhenye made history on Sunday finishing first in IAAF Diamond League in London.
After winning second place in the 400m freestyle at the World Aquatics Championships, Australian swimmer Mack Horton refused to share the podium with Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, which lead to furious reactions in China.
Speaking of Macau, the first thing that comes into people’s mind might be the casinos that stay open through the night. However, some online lawbreakers are using this as bait.
Leaving the NBA at the age of 32, very few people saw the possibility of Stephon Marbury picking up his games in another country’s professional league.
As Lee Chong Wei announced his retirement in badminton, there will be no more epic playoffs between Lin and Lee. However, for badminton fans living in this era, the extraordinary matches between Lin and Lee will forever remain classics in badminton history.
At Parc Des Princes, the Chinese women’s soccer team celebrated its first victory in this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, with striker Li Feng scoring the only goal. The last match between the two teams was in Rio Olympic Games three years ago, which ended with a 2:0.