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News China » Sports: Inside world’s first purpose-built e-sports stadium, in China – Hong Kong architect Barrie Ho explains his design

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/2133582/inside-worlds-first-purpose-built-e-sports-stadium-china-hong-kong
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

A new stadium has risen on a bank of the Yangtze River in southwestern China’s Chongqing municipality, but inside you won’t find basketball players, footballers or swimmers. Instead? Video gamers. This is the world’s first purpose-built e-sports ...

News China » Sports: Sport confronts tricky obstacle

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/world/china-watch/sport/equestrianism-in-china/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

“Elitism is the most significant barrier to equestrianism’s development in China, so changing people’s perception of the sport here is my priority,” Hua said. “This is a global problem, but China is particularly difficult. The perception is ...

News China » Sports: History of China at the Winter Olympics

News channel or source: https://gbtimes.com/history-of-china-at-the-winter-olympics
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

China made its Winter Olympic debut at Lake Placid in the United States in February 1980, sending 28 athletes to compete in five sports. It also marked China’s first appearance at any Games for the first time since the 1952 Summer Olympics. However ...

News China » Sports: Spain midfielder Jonathan Viera heads to China

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/spain-midfielder-jonathan-viera-heads-china-145142498--sow.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Las Palmas did not reveal the transfer fee for the 28-year-old Gran Canaria native, although club president Miguel Angel Ramirez admitted that they could not match the money on offer in China. "On signing his contract they are offering him seven million ...

News China » Sports: Winter Olympics: Australia’s David Morris knocked out of final by China’s Jia Zongyang who crashed at end of landing

News channel or source: https://www.foxsports.com.au/olympics/winter-olympics/winter-olympics-australias-david-morris-knocked-out-of-final-by-chinas-jia-zongyang-who-crashed-at-end-of-landing/news-story/62f541e81bdbf0f843c7c2be2805094d
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

But Australian viewers were stunned by the judging decision that saw China’s Jia Zongyang ... Tough luck for me. That’s how these sports go. If we don’t like judged sports, I’ll checkout running where it’s timed. “It can’t be undone now.

News China » Sports: Dustin Woods: The US coach inspiring China's speed skaters in Pyeongchang

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/dustin-woods-the-us-coach-inspiring-chinas-speed-skaters-at-the-winter-olympics/ar-BBJ5tFz
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

While China didn't take home the most gold medals, they did return with the most medals in their sport. Little did Woods know that his China adventure was only just beginning, even if regular life in Ohio resumed after he and his wife came home to the US.

News China » Sports: Range Rover Sport climbs 999 stairs at Heaven's Gate in China

News channel or source: https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/range-rover-sport-heavens-gate-climb/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Why would Land Rover drive one of its SUVs up 999 stairs in the middle of China? Because it can. Land Rover recently pulled off one seriously impressive stunt. Starting with the 7-mile Tianmen Mountain Road, a Range Rover Sport traveled its way to the ...

News China » Sports: China Spring moves on after win against Leander Glenn

News channel or source: http://www.kwtx.com/content/sports/China-Spring-moves-on-after-win-against-Leander-Glenn-474359493.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

China Spring led 18-17 after two quarters of play then outscored Leander Glenn 40-16 to capture a 58-33 win. China Spring advances to the regional quarterfinals with the win, where they will play Burnet.

News China » Sports: Report: Iniesta considering offer from China

News channel or source: http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2018/02/16/report-iniesta-considering-offer-from-china/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

According to Barcelona-based sports website Sport, Iniesta currently has an offer ... is now just considering remaining with Barcelona or moving to China. But he won’t make up his mind until March. Even with Philippe Coutinho in the club, Iniesta is ...

News China » Sports: China's winter sports industry set to boom

News channel or source: http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201802/12/WS5a80f720a3106e7dcc13c31a.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Fan Kexin of China in action during the short track speed skating women's 3000m relay at Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, Feb 10, 2018. [Photo/Agencies] While bidding for the right to host the Winter Olympics, Beijing solemnly promised the international ...