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  1. Sport - China - BOXING

    China heavyweight Zhang Zhilei to turn pro, agent Dino Duva says

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 09:34pm by APSPT

    ... and all of boxing. "Zhang will be the most important heavyweight to come along since the Klitschkos." Boxing was banned on the mainland during the Cultural Revolution and remained ...

  2. Sport - China - BASEBALL

    Chang's 'biggest hit' set to boost mainland interest

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Major League Baseball Asia vice-president Jim Small has previously called for a player who can increase the sport's popularity in China, where it was banned during the Cultural Revolution ...

  3. Sport - China - BOXING

    Arum aims to conquer China with Zou's help

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... and Arum sees a potential goldmine with Zou taking the sport to new heights. Boxing had been banned for many years during the Cultural Revolution and boxers only returned to the competition fold ...

  4. Sport - China - RIGHT FIELD

    If Beijing want to win friends in Hong Kong, they could clean up the air

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... that conveniently omits a couple of particularly revolting incidents like the Cultural Revolution and Tiananmen Square? Guys, no matter what your sycophants on the ground here may tell you, you can't ...

  5. Sport - China - BOXING

    Zou Shiming's long march into the pro ranks

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... focus on training." Zou is also taking the plunge into the professional ranks not too long after China lifted a ban on boxing imposed by Mao Zedong at the height of the Cultural Revolution ...

  6. Sport - China - FIGHT PROMOTION

    Why fight promoters see fistfuls of dollars in Macau

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... and a procession of scantily clad and stunning ring girls. It seems such a long way from the dark days of the Cultural Revolution and its ban on the sport, which lasted until 1986. While the first two ... is a vast untapped market for boxing," says Ecksel. "Much as Arum recognised the rise of Hispanic culture in the Americas before anyone else and acted accordingly, he is now, in constant ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Colourful bow for sport of kings in China Race Club's first race day

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... for those present. The race day was promoted as "China's richest ever" and was the culmination of the China Equine Cultural Festival - aimed at relaunching a new era of racing on the mainland. It was banned in 1949 after the communist revolution. China Horse Club is driven by the Malaysian-owned TAK Group, and the event was originally slated to be held at the ambitiously ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    Right Field: Angry analyst has NFL in his sights

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 09:15pm by Tim Noonan

    ... works for the very network which has a massive deal to show NFL games, including the Monday Night Football franchise that Cosell made famous on ABC. In today's culture of corporate ... everywhere he went, including a notorious spell as a political commentator on MSNBC where he went to war against the neo-con revolution of former president George Bush as well as a slew of right-wing ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Aragones and '74 spurring Atletico

    Posted May 21st 2014, 10:49pm by AFP

    ... heartbreaking. It helped mould a culture of pessimism around the club that was generally sustained despite the odd trophy for the following four decades. Yet, under the Simeone revolution, the tide ...

  10. Sport - Soccer

    American clubs in major push to lower volume of vulgar chants

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... the effort is not new. Commissioner Don Garber spoke publicly against the chant last year. Before that, teams like the Portland Timbers and the New England Revolution, among others, engaged ... a decade. Its form and usage are similar to ones used in South America, Central America and Europe, suggesting that early MLS fans- who borrow heavily at first from international fan cultures ...



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