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China fans rent hotel rooms to dodge virus ban on spectators – BeSoccer EN
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China fans rent hotel rooms to dodge virus ban on spectators – BeSoccer EN

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China fans rent hotel rooms to dodge virus ban on spectators – Pulse Nigeria
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China fans rent hotel rooms to dodge virus ban on spectators – Pulse Nigeria

Chanting supporters of Shanghai SIPG and Tianjin Teda packed out the Sports International Hotel in Kunshan and were clearly audible as SIPG won 3-1 thanks to two goals by Brazilian Ricardo Lopes. The hotel is attached to Kunshan Stadium, near Suzhou, one of the neutral venues being used for this season’s coronavirus-hit CSL. The campaign…

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China football kicks off with minute silence for virus victims – BeSoccer EN
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China football kicks off with minute silence for virus victims – BeSoccer EN

The Chinese Super League held a minute’s silence on Saturday before the season kicked off five months late because of the coronavirus pandemic. Players bowed their heads to remember virus victims and medical staff as Fabio Cannavaro’s reigning champions Guangzhou Evergrande faced FA Cup winners Shanghai Shenhua. The opening match of the badly delayed campaign…

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China coach Li Tie wants discipline to improve fortunes – RFI
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China coach Li Tie wants discipline to improve fortunes – RFI

/ Live news Issued on: 27/05/2020 – 10:45 China’s coach Li Tie is tasked with taking the country to only a second World Cup in its history AFP Shanghai (AFP) Coach Li Tie is taking a tough line with his players on and off the pitch as he attempts to rescue China’s hopes of reaching…

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EXCLUSIVE: China considered for Tyson Fury heavyweight super-fights – WBN – World Boxing News
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EXCLUSIVE: China considered for Tyson Fury heavyweight super-fights – WBN – World Boxing News

Phil Jay 09/05/2020 📸 Mikey Williams Tyson Fury could fight Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua in China if an acceptable offer comes from Macao Boxing General Association. Top Rank boss Bob Arum is exploring the region as a potential stage for Fury facing Wilder or Joshua due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Arum has worked…

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NPFL Concluding In China Is Fake News – Dikko – Channels Television
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NPFL Concluding In China Is Fake News – Dikko – Channels Television

File: NPFL logoThe League Management Company have urged followers and fans of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) to disregard fake news that suggested that the suspended 2019/20 season would be concluded in China.The report claimed that Chairman of League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko disclosed the decision to a Lagos-based Radio Station.But Dikko said…

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China signals World Cup ambitions with new football stadiums – RFI
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China signals World Cup ambitions with new football stadiums – RFI

Shanghai (AFP) China is in the throes of a multibillion-dollar splurge on new football stadiums, ramping up ambitions to be a superpower in the sport and host a World Cup as early as 2030.The building spree is taking place despite the coronavirus pandemic which has brought much of the world to a standstill, ravaging economies…

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AFL calls off China game, new venue and round revealed – AFL

THE AFL’S China experiment is officially off for 2020, with St Kilda’s clash against Port Adelaide relocated to Marvel Stadium. The continued worldwide spread of the coronavirus that originated in China in December has forced the League to change its plans for a fourth annual game at Shanghai’s Jiangwan Stadium.  FULL FIXTURE Every round, every game…

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China in Shock as Swimmer Sun Yang Hit with 8 Year Doping Ban – RADII
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China in Shock as Swimmer Sun Yang Hit with 8 Year Doping Ban – RADII

Yang, the first ever Chinese man to win a gold medal for swimming in the Olympics, is one of China’s most beloved athletes The Court of Arbitration for Sport has delivered its verdict on controversial swimmer Sun Yang today after a prolonged battle over doping allegations. Sun, who has long received warm support from the…

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China FA to postpone all domestic matches due to coronavirus spread – ESPN
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China FA to postpone all domestic matches due to coronavirus spread – ESPN

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) said on Thursday it is postponing all domestic games due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus epidemic as the total number of confirmed deaths from the newly identified pathogen in the country rose to 170.Chinese health authorities said there were 7,711 confirmed cases of infection as of the end of Wednesday,…

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Coronavirus: China Open in Beijing postponed – BBC Sport
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Coronavirus: China Open in Beijing postponed – BBC Sport

Australian Neil Robertson earned £225,000 for winning last year’s China OpenSnooker’s lucrative China Open has been postponed over fears around the coronavirus outbreak.The ranking event in Beijing was due to take place from 30 March to 5 April, finishing 13 days before the World Championship starts at the Crucible.”Our priority has to be the welfare…

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China halts domestic soccer to contain coronavirus spread – Nasdaq
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China halts domestic soccer to contain coronavirus spread – Nasdaq

Published Jan 30, 2020 12:10AM EST Credit: REUTERS/THOMAS PETER The Chinese Football Association (CFA) said on Thursday it is postponing all domestic games due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus epidemic as the total number of confirmed deaths from the newly identified pathogen in the country rose to 170. (adds CFA quotes, details) SHANGHAI, Jan 30…

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Football: China slaps spending curbs on clubs amid finance squeeze – CNA
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Football: China slaps spending curbs on clubs amid finance squeeze – CNA

Sport Guangzhou Evergrande celebrate winning their eighth Chinese Super League title. (Photo: AFP/STR) 26 Dec 2019 03:05PM(Updated: 26 Dec 2019 03:53PM) HONG KONG: Chinese football authorities have announced major curbs on spending by clubs ahead of the 2020 season that include a cap on foreign and domestic players’ salaries as they seek to stave off…

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China slaps spending curbs on football clubs – CNA

Chinese football authorities have announced major curbs on spending by clubs ahead of the new season. The Chinese Football Association fears the rate of spending so far is unsustainable and would lead to financial ruin. Under the new rules, domestic players will be limited to earning $1.45 million. Foreign players who are contracted in 2020…

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China Slaps Spending Curbs on Clubs Amid Finance Squeeze – The New York Times
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China Slaps Spending Curbs on Clubs Amid Finance Squeeze – The New York Times

Soccer|China Slaps Spending Curbs on Clubs Amid Finance SqueezeDec. 26, 2019, 2:03 a.m. ETHONG KONG — Chinese football authorities have announced major curbs on spending by clubs ahead of the 2020 season that include a cap on foreign and domestic players’ salaries as they seek to stave off financial ruin.Overseas recruits to the Chinese Super…

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