In this week's China sports industry round-up: political dispute with Korea gives World Cup win extra edge; Bundesliga clubs set up offices in China; NBA announces tour dates; Tour de France live events.
Major League Soccer team FC Cincinnati has succeeded in its aims to gain new equity investment to help fund its construction plans, which are an approximate $285m for a new stadium and training ground.
In just a short amount of time, the Wizards have put themselves in prime position to become the NBA's most-popular team in Japan following the arrival of Rui Hachimura. Bob Williams discovers how they have done it.
Opticians brand Specsavers used its title sponsorship of this summer’s Ashes series to focus on the resonances between its products and Test cricket, while a quick response to a Ben Stokes tweet showed the value in reactive marketing. Adam Nelson reports.