Chinese national team manager and World Cup champion with Italy in 2006, Marcello Lippi, resigned from his post after the match.
Before Evergrande won its first title in 2013, the best performance of Chinese clubs in the Champions League was a semi-final appearance, which both Dalian Shide and Shenzhen FC managed in 2003 and 2005 respectively. Chinese football has since entered a dark period.
“Come on, Zhang Shuai!” Chinese crowds at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center Stadium ignited with passion, cheered and sighed with every point Zhang won and lost at the doubles semi-final match on November 2.
After a bitter offseason in the free-agent market despite winning an NBA championship, former NBA champion Jeremy Lin started a new chapter of his professional basketball career in China earlier last Sunday.
FIFA World Cup champion Fabio Cannavaro is not enjoying the best moment in his career as coach of the Chinese Super League powerhouse Guangzhou Evergrande.
Rudi Ying, a promising 21-year old Chinese ice hockey player seized global attention when he was just nine years old. Some pundits speculate, if things goes well, he could be the future Jeremy Lin of ice hockey. We were glad to meet Rudi on the ice rink in between his training and matches.
Chinese Super League 2019 Weekly: Matchweek 27.
The summer of 2019 has ended, and for sports fans, the summer of 2020 heralds a new round of sleepless nights and exciting games.
Chinese Super League 2019 Weekly: Matchweek 26.
On September 25th, Chinese Athletics Association (CAA) Vice Director Wang Nan was elected a council member at the 52nd International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) congress in Doha. Although she is the first Asian woman for this position, she is not the first Chinese to occupy a key role in international sports organizations.
It has been a hectic few days for the NBA as the league has become embroiled in controversy with China.
Suning Sports, the sports division of Suning Holdings Group, has laid off 20% of its employees and restarted negotiations with Alibaba to enter a joint venture.
Chinese Super League 2019 Weekly: Matchweek 25.
Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai became the official owner of Brooklyn Nets by acquiring another 51% of its shares and the Barclays Center on September 19, according to Xinhua Sports.
The Chinese mascots of the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics were officially unveiled on September 17 at the Shougang Gymnasium sporting arena in Beijing.