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  1. Long march to London: will Mao's poems inspire volleyball team?

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Can Mao Zedong's poetry rekindle the fighting spirit of the Chinese women's volleyball team in time for next year's London Olympics? The team, with only five ... by the Communist Party. The push is one method being used to hold together an increasingly fragmented society. Flamboyant Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai has been spearheading a revival of revolutionary ...

  2. Let professionals run Chinese soccer

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... handed terms of up to seven years. Debate rages about whether the sentences were tough enough and higher-profile officials- former Chinese Football Association chairman Nan Yong chief among them- ... on the mainland, the state insists on maintaining control. That means the Communist Party controls the CFA. It's a formula that has struck gold hundreds of times for individual athletes ...

  3. Mainland team face HK test

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The China national team will take on the Hong Kong squad bound for the Asian Cricket Council Trophy in Kuwait in a limited-overs match at Kai Tak today. The mainland team, coached by former Pakistan international Rashid Khan, will make the mo ...

  4. Party youth league elects new leadership

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... The Communist Youth League has elected a new leadership, with Zhou Qiang winning a second term as first secretary. Several new faces were also elected to the secretariat ... a training ground for young leaders for the Communist Party. ...

  5. President extols Olympians, urging greater glory in 2008

    Posted Sep 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the confidence of the Chinese people and urged them to strive for even better results at the 2008 Games, which will be held in Beijing. 'We should acknowledge our achievements and summarise our ...

  6. Political goals may be behind Zhu Jun's big-money signings

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren The piles of money being offered to European-based soccer stars by Chinese football clubs is old news, but there is more at play than what happens on the pitch. Many football fans imagine billionaire Chinese bosses waving multimillion-dollar cheques at world-class players, offering them big contracts that can't be resisted. Shanghai Shenhua owner Zhu Jun has ...

  7. Wrong remedy for poor state of play

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of a government-run system with official federations controlling their respective disciplines. For soccer, that means the Communist Party controls the Chinese Football Association, but the involvement ... Soccer is by far China's biggest sport in terms of spectators and sponsorship. The Chinese even claim to have invented what fans fondly call 'the beautiful game'; drawings ...

  8. Chinese group takes a stake in Inter Milan

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com A minority stake acquired by a group of Chinese investors in Italian football club FC Internazionale, also known as Inter Milan, may increase as China ... this [Chinese] company has made an investment in Europe.' Moratti said the investment helped strengthen the club. 'It's also a good business deal as far as Italy is concerned,' he ...

  9. Chinese teen star's splash causing ripple effects

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Peter Simpson Curiouser and curiouser becomes the tale of Chinese swimming sensation Ye Shiwen, a story of a prodigy who has stunned and divided the world of sports. The 16-year-old and her country's sports training system have been given the British media treatment following her remarkable gold medals and record-breaking performances, and she has been dubbed ...

  10. The Chinese girl who gave Kazakhstan a Games lift

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chinese sports fans were left to rue the one that got away yesterday after Olympic weightlifter Zulfiya Chinshanlo claimed the women's 53kg clean-and-jerk gold medal for Kazakhstan ... The revelation appeared to inflame patriotic sentiment online, especially as Chinshanlo's Chinese rival Zhou Jun crashed out in the early stages of the competition. Zhou Junfu, director of the Hunan ...




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