CBA (Chinese Basketball Association)

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Tom King looks at how China is getting its sporting calendar back on track, and how the global health crisis has affected some of the weaker industry players in the country.

After the Morey tweets, sentiment in the Chinese basketball sponsorship marketplace has swung the CBA’s way, making it easier for its leadership to focus on raising the quality of its core product: the league. Chen Yaolin finds out more.

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.

In this week's China sports industry round-up: analysis of the NHL's eight-year slate of pre-season games in China; Griezmann and Arsenal agree sponsorships; Milan takeover still alive, just; Bayern Munich follow Madrid and Barcelona with major training and education facility; and more.

The CBA has announced the shock departure of Wang Dawei, who became the top Chinese basketball league’s first chief executive 14 months ago.

The Chinese Basketball Association’s first chief executive officer Wang Dawei has left his post after just 14 months in the job citing “personal reasons”. The

Insurance companies are removing or ramping up the cost of pandemic insurance for sports events - CNA/Reuters South Korean football's K League hopes to have fans back in stadiums from July 10 - Yonhap

The Chinese Basketball Association on Saturday become the first of China's major domestic leagues to restart following months of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic