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  1. Sport - China - CYCLING

    China's first Tour de France cyclist wants Chinese to get on their bikes

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:26pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Ji Cheng hopes his pioneering appearance in the famous race will encourage compatriots to rediscover their love for cycling Ji wants Chinese to get on their bikes The first Chinese cyclist to compete in the Tour de France hopes he can help his compatriots rediscover a lost affection for cycling in a country where bicycles were once ubiquitous. Ji ...

  2. Sport - Soccer

    China's former national soccer coach Camacho leaves in disgrace

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 05:28pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Chinese national soccer team coach Jose Antonio Camacho left China quietly on Tuesday, after being sacked following a devastating loss to Thailand. Netizens have shared photos of the former Spain and Real Madrid coach commenting on his departure- without an official delegation seeing him off at Beijing airport. In 2011, the 58-year-old ...

  3. Sport - China

    China's Communist Party paper blasts 'capricious' top athletes

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 11:22am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The People’s Daily has started a heated debate about whether Chinese athletes represent the nation after criticising tennis player Li Na and world-record-holding swimmer Sun Yang for being “overly prima donna-ish”. “Who can restrain this terrible capriciousness?”, the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party wrote on Monday. Sun was criticised ...

  4. Sport - China - SOCCER

    China players accused of corruption after heavy defeat against Thailand

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 01:00pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com China's heavy home defeat sparks match-fixing claims, calls for head of Spanish coach Camacho Players accused of corruption in loss to Thailand The national soccer team's embarrassing home defeat to Thailand at the weekend has raised questions about the sorry state of the sport in China, which counts President Xi Jinping ...

  5. Sport - Soccer

    Spain probes Chinese mafia over soccer match-rigging

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:09pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler An investigation by Spanish authorities on reports that "Chinese mafia" rigged a soccer game has turned into yet another high-profile case involving ethnic Chinese criminal gangs in the country. The match in the Primera Division was played on April 13, at which Valencia-based Levante lost 4-0 to Deportivo La Coruña on their home turf. Deportivo ...



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