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9 Aug 2018

Ahead of his keynote address at the inaugural World Basketball Summit in Xi’an, China, on October 3 and 4,NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum discusses the global impact of the league and the potential for the worldwide growth of the sport.

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4 Apr 2018

Under the leadership of Yao Ming and his long-time friend and ally Ma Guoli, the Chinese Basketball Association is undergoing arguably the most ambitious reforms in Chinese sport. Ahead of the second edition of the Leaders Sport Business Summit in Beijing on 25th and 26th July this year, Leaders editor-at-large James Emmett visited the CBA League offices to find out how Yao and Ma are doing it.

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Liverpool fans show their support during the Premier League Asia Trophy in July (Victor Fraile/Getty Images)
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20 Sep 2017

With New Balance beating 'parasite brands' in a Chinese court and Liverpool FC launching a cut-price kit to beat the counterfeiters, major brands are clearly taking the theft of intellectual property seriously. Mark Dreyer finds out more.

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In better times, Liu Guoliang (second left), who has been ousted as coach of the Chinese table tennis team, celebrates with his athletes after winning medals at the London 2012 Olympics (Photo by: Feng Li/Getty Images)
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28 Jun 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: government questions credit risks around Chinese firms investing in sport overseas; China's F1 grands prix marked 'provisional' in calendar; Chinese U20 football team could enter German league; and more.

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