iQiyi Sports, a joint venture between Chinese online media streaming giant iQiyi and Super Sports Media, has acquired the exclusive streaming rights to Spain’s top football league, La Liga Santander, for the upcoming 2019/2020 season.
“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?”
Chinese Super League 2019 Weekly: Matchweek 22.
Chinese-American NBA player and recently crowned NBA champion Jeremy Lin has signed a partnership with Fujian-based Xtep International Holdings to be their brand ambassador as the firm enters the basketball gear and apparel space.
In yet another example of machine learning algorithms besting highly skilled players, an artificial intelligence system devised by Tencent’s AI lab named Wukong AI defeated a human team in a five-on-five Honor of Kings match on Aug. 1.
NBA champion player Jeremy Lin is facing significant struggles in signing with NBA teams this off-season.
Chinese Super League 2019 Weekly: Matchweek 21.
The conflicts in the swimming community went beyond the personal tensions between Sun Yang and Mack Horton. Instead, it was a debate about the anti-doping ecosystem of swimming competitions.
When Queena Yuan touched a 40-inch rod with a net on one of its ends in 2015, she had no clue what the name of her sport – lacrosse – was in Chinese. Little did she know that touch could one day lead her to compete for Team China on the world stage.
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 Super League 2019 Weekly: Matchweek 20.
China’s tech giant Tencent renewed its partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to provide Chinese basketball fans with services such as live-streams, on-demand videos and short videos until 2025.
Wanda Sports Group Co. debuted on the NASDAQ on Friday July 26, and was subsequently pummeled by investors, falling 36% from its opening IPO price.
This summer is a dreamy season for Chinese football fans. The Premier League Asia Trophy returned to the mainland of China after 10 years, in which four teams from Premier League, including the defending champions Manchester City, were competing in Shanghai and Nanjing.
Chinese sprinter Xie Zhenye made history on Sunday finishing first in IAAF Diamond League in London.