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."

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

2018-12-17 13:42

The US, China and nearly 200 other nations at UN climate talks have agreed on a 'rulebook' for putting Paris accord into action.

Sticky wicket as China crash to 26 all out - AGAIN!

2018-10-11 12:35

China may have the world's biggest population and the second largest economy, but they are yet to impress in one area: the cricket field.

Chinese President Xi to visit South Africa ahead of Brics Summit

2018-07-20 06:45

The visit comes as the Chinese Foreign Ministry says leaders of the Brics nations will work to oppose 'unilateralism and protectionism' in international trade.

 

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.

China spreads football to 10,000 kindergartens

2018-10-11 18:34

China is rolling out football programmes across 10,000 kindergartens in a fresh effort to popularise the beautiful game in the world's most populous country.

China appoint Hiddink to lead Olympic 2020 charge

2018-09-10 08:20

Highly respected Dutchman Guus Hiddink was named as the new coach of China's under-21 football team.

Struggling Chinese football club offers R18m cash per win

2018-05-09 15:05

A struggling Chinese football club will dish out more than R18m in cash per game to inspire its demoralised players to victory.

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