Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.
Peter Simpson
Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.

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Chinese Labour Corps: the first world war’s forgotten army, all but airbrushed out of history

Airbrushed out of history for most of a century, China’s human contribution to the Great War is finally getting the recognition it deserves

19 Nov 2018 - 2:54PM
Chinese Labour Corps: the first world war’s forgotten army, all but airbrushed out of history

Airbrushed out of history for most of a century, China’s human contribution to the Great War is finally getting the recognition it deserves

Pink Floyd in Pompeii: band’s 1971 Italian trip explored in exhibition

Psychedelic rockers’ performance at the preserved Roman city recalled in showcase of photos and memorabilia – and music

16 Mar 2018 - 8:42PM
Pink Floyd in Pompeii: band’s 1971 Italian trip explored in exhibition

Psychedelic rockers’ performance at the preserved Roman city recalled in showcase of photos and memorabilia – and music

Beijing-style gagging order to stop Wentworth Golf Club members speaking out backfires on Chinese owners
Show me the (prize) money: Premier League permutations guarantee fiery finale
Manchester United’s Old Trafford bore draws sum up drab Premier League season
Never-say-die: Leyton Orient are down but not out after Football League relegation amid fan furore
Death, taxes and football’s greed the three certainties in life as Premier League clubs investigated
Seagulls seek to ruffle feathers of Premier League’s high-fliers on long-awaited return to top flight
Tottenham Hotspur dazzler Dele Alli must temper fire to forge greatness
Football must slap down the PC brigade and their synthetic outcries of moral outrage
Player behind the Bosman rule should be booked for his part in Brexit
Megabucks players, not fans, should cough up to save football’s heritage
Has political correctness gone mad? The blurred line between inciting racial hatred and good honest fun
A week of wonder beaten and bruised by Russian desire for a hooligans’ league
Will video replays really kill the football star after League Cup final controversy?
Southampton aim to add more drama to a strange week in League Cup final
Football must resist calls from scaremongers for heading ban after brain damage study
Defeat for Arsenal by Hull City could see Arsene Wenger chased from the Emirates Stadium
No comfort for fans of Chinese clubs after another raid on the bargain basement of foreign players
Book must be thrown at ‘The Professor’ Arsene Wenger if the kids are to learn respect
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