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Chinese Super League

David Beckham, soccer ambassador in China, joins Sina Weibo

Former soccer player David Beckham has more than 400,000 followers only a day after making his official Sina Weibo debut.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

South China's Chan Wai-ho considers mainland China move

South China captain Chan Wai-ho admits his chances of staying with the Hong Kong champions next season are only 50-50 after having received a contract offer by a Chinese Super League club.

Defender Chan, 30, is understood to have been approached by a club in the northeast of the mainland and to be close to agreeing to terms, although he said he was keeping all his options open.

1 Jun 2013 - 4:35am

Jiangsu clinch first AFC Champions League win

The victory was Jiangsu's first in their debut season in the continental club championship and hauls them back into contention for a place in next month's round of 16 after a slow start to the competition by the Chinese Super League runners-up.

3 Apr 2013 - 5:12am

Stanojevic says Beijing Guoan ready for greater things in Asian Champions League

Beijing will put their credentials to the test again tonight in the Chinese Super League against defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande at Workers' Stadium, with confidence flowing thanks to a fine start in both the Asian competition and domestic league.

29 Mar 2013 - 5:14am

Not in China to fix Super League's image, Beckham says

David Beckham played down expectations he can improve the battered image of the mainland game as officials yesterday unveiled him as the sport's ambassador in the country.

21 Mar 2013 - 4:39am

Chinese Super League switches gear to nurture home-grown talent

Despite the echoes of a huge corruption scandal and Didier Drogba's short-lived stay, a sense of cautious optimism pervades long-suffering mainland football as the new season starts this week.

8 Mar 2013 - 5:36am

Jiangsu Sainty sees sweet success with first foray in AFC Champions League

Jiangsu Sainty kick off their first foray into the AFC Champions League on Tuesday with a trip to South Korea to face K-League champions FC Seoul, with qualification for the continental championship marking the latest high point in the Nanjing-based club's development.

24 Feb 2013 - 3:42am

Caroliners rattle Guangzhou R&F as earthquake rocks region

Not even an earthquake could stop South China from winning a sensational match over Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F in the opening match of the Chinese New Year Cup in Meizhou yesterday.

23 Feb 2013 - 4:57am

David Beckham set to rebuild Chinese Super League's tainted image at home

Former England captain David Beckham is being lined up to promote the Chinese game, domestic media said yesterday, but fans say rebuilding soccer's shattered image may be too big a challenge even for him.

23 Feb 2013 - 4:57am

China's football image – mend it like Beckham

Former England captain David Beckham is being lined up to promote Chinese football, state media said on Friday, but fans say rebuilding the sport’s shattered image may be too big a challenge even for him.

22 Feb 2013 - 4:08pm