US says China 'can't hide' Uighur plight after Arsenal retaliation

2019-12-17 18:25

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has denounced China for its heavy-handed actions against Arsenal over footballer Mesut Ozil's support for incarcerated Uighurs.

Hong Kong fans jeer China anthem at World Cup qualifier

2019-11-14 20:49

Hong Kong football fans have drowned out the Chinese national anthem with jeers at a World Cup qualifier against Bahrain.

China to host expanded Club World Cup in 2021

2019-10-24 07:56

FIFA has awarded the inaugural edition of its expanded 24-team Club World Cup to China.

China World Cup boost as nine foreigners switch nationality

2019-08-23 07:34

China could soon be able to field a national team made up almost entirely of players born elsewhere after authorities said nine foreign footballers were switching allegiance.

Brazilian Elkeson earns China call-up in landmark move

2019-08-21 09:41

China named Elkeson in their squad for their opening World Cup qualifier with the Brazilian poised to be the first without Chinese ancestry to play for the country.

Norway join China, Spain in World Cup last 16 as France and Germany top groups

2019-06-18 08:18

Norway went through to the last 16 of the Women's World Cup alongside China and Spain on Monday after beating South Korea.

Infantino says would welcome China bid for 2030 World Cup

2019-06-05 16:55

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he would welcome a Chinese bid to stage the 2030 World Cup after the country was named to host the Asian Cup in 2023.

World Cup 2022 or bust for Lippi on China return

2019-06-04 08:43

Marcello Lippi says he will quit for a second time if he fails to guide ambitious China to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

US, China said to near deal that could end most US tariffs

2019-03-04 10:57

The US and China are close to a trade deal that could lift most or all US tariffs as long as Beijing follows through on pledges ranging from better protecting intellectual-property rights to buying a significant amount of American products, two people familiar with the discussions said.

Spain to help China develop football

2019-01-18 16:18

La Liga and China's Super League on Friday signed an accord to "make Chinese football grow throughout the world."


Chinese football at crossroads again after Lippi abruptly quits

2019-11-15 08:02

China are searching for a third coach this year after the football association accepted Marcello Lippi's resignation.

Lippi accused of 'slap in the face' as China critics circle

2019-11-01 10:05

Marcello Lippi was accused of neglect and delivering "a slap in the face" amid grumblings that China's coach is not doing enough to justify his salary.

Hiddink sidelined as China's Olympic coach

2019-09-20 08:47

China has dismissed respected Dutchman Guus Hiddink as coach of its Olympic football team after a disappointing year in charge.

Brazil-born history-maker vows to take China to World Cup

2019-08-22 07:19

Brazilian-born striker Elkeson said he wants to fire China to the World Cup after he became the first footballer without Chinese ancestry to be named in the national squad.

Italy beat China to reach Women's World Cup quarter-finals

2019-06-25 20:20

Italy have reached the Women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1991 after beating China.

Hong Kong football fans boo China anthem as protests swell

2019-06-12 08:29

Hong Kong football fans booed the Chinese national anthem and held signs opposing government plans.

China in race to avoid home embarrassment at 2023 Asian Cup

2019-06-05 09:27

Winning the right to stage the 2023 Asian Cup was the easy bit for China, now to put together a football team that does not embarrass the hosts.

Poorly educated workers may threaten China’s future growth

2019-05-05 11:48

In the new services and technology-driven economy, China is going to need a much more educated work force.

How bad is China's economic slowdown? It depends what you sell

2019-02-09 11:23

While Apple, Caterpillar, Volkswagen and other companies are sending tremors through Wall Street with warnings about softness in China, others are sounding more bullish, including fashion brands.

14 all out: China hopes stumped by record T20 loss

2019-01-14 09:47

Cricket's governing body has long dreamed of spreading the game to China, but the latest performance by its women's team is unlikely to inspire many to take up the bat and ball.

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