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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    End China's state-led sports system

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Hu Shuli

    ... can forget Liu Xiang's heart-wrenching fall in the hurdles event? Even before the Games were over, the pros and cons of China's state-driven sports system were already being hotly debated. The public concern gives reason to re-evaluate the organisation of sports development in China. China's state-run sports system is a legacy of central planning. The state deploys ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's state sport system has to change

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... Lijia Zhang says, however, it's no excuse for bias shown to China's Olympians Bad press aside, Chinese see need to revamp sport system If you take a quick look at the popular ... against China at the London Olympics. I agree that China got a bad press and it didn't deserve that. Partly, China has become the victim of its own sporting success, which has extended ...

  3. Sporting spat a telling tale of modern China

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Shenzhen has declined an invite to participate in Guangdong province's first farmers' sporting games in 23 years, claiming there haven't been any ... the sporting event was reinstated in Jiangmen on Thursday and scheduled to run until Friday. Farmer-athletes from 20 provincial cities are competing in this year's games, with Shenzhen being ...

  4. If tax fraud is the national sport Hong Kong is China's stadium

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... a swindle of gargantuan proportions. The scam is so big, you could even say VAT fraud is China's national sport. But cheating the mainland taxman isn't solely a domestic game. Indeed, if VAT fraud is really the national sport, then Hong Kong, not the Bird's Nest in Beijing, is China's true national stadium. The fiddle works because of the favourable treatment ...

  5. Sport - China - BASKETBALL

    Yao laments stagnation of sports in schools

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 27,000 students from 47 schools in 17 cities nationwide, providing sports facilities and basketball coaching, according to the China Daily. "The development of school sports activities in China remains small," said Yao, who retired from the professional game last year after two seasons battling serious foot injuries. "Sport still lags far behind studies in terms ...

  6. Business - Commodities - CARS

    Spirit of Saab to live on Spyker-Zhejiang Youngman sports car

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Amsterdam Spirit of Saab to live on Chinese-Dutch sports car Dutch car manufacturer Spyker and Chinese partner Zhejiang Youngman Automobile Group plan to launch a new upmarket model that would be a cross between a Spyker sports car and the now-defunct Saab. The deal announced by the companies yesterday highlights China's interest in acquiring Western brands ...

  7. Li Na points way for sports reform

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it alone successfully, Li Na has done much more to enhance the national image. It is time for China to set its athletes free and allow them to stand on their own feet. The savings on a state sports ... China has been spending tens of billions on international media expansion and advertising in the west. It is all about showcasing its point of view and enhancing its image. ...

  8. Making sport a vital part of Chinese society

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are not just about winning medals and breaking world records; at their heart is sport, a vital element of any society. Gao Hong, who won a silver medal as the goalkeeper of China's 1996 Olympics ... attention. When the Games end, authorities should seize on the momentum to promote sport. While it is good to see China winning medals, it would be even better to see Chinese on playing fields ...

  9. Olympic Dreams: China and Sports, 1895-2008

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... Clifford Coonan Olympic Dreams: China and Sports, 1895-2008 by Xu Guoqi Harvard University Press, HK$240 Deng Xiaoping's idea of 'one country, two systems' has been famously ... to be represented at the Olympics? Reading Xu Guoqi's Olympic Dreams, his accomplished study of China and sport, it is sometimes impossible to see the sport behind the murky veil of politics, although ...

  10. Sporting chance: China puts the wind in its sales

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck America's Cup tilt highlights growing marketing appeal of top-level sport for mainland companies China Huiyuan Juice Group is going from stock market to sports team in a bid to build an international brand, and many other companies are doing the same thing, attracted to China's nascent but growing sports marketing business. The mainland's top juice ...




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