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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.

Shen Jiang, senior associate at Jingtian & Gongcheng, and Luca Ferrari, partner and global head of sports at Withers, consider the legal issues around the player wage reductions now agreed by all Chinese Super league clubs

Zhao Jun, chief executive of CSM, wants to renegotiate her company's 8-billion- yuan deal for Chinese Super League rights after  the league imposed restrictions on the transfer of foreign players. Ben Cronin spoke to the ‘8-billion-dollar sister’ at the recent Sportel media convention.

Up to 10,000 fans could attend each leg of the Chinese Super League final next month, the Chinese Football Association secretary-general has told news agency AFP

Chinese streaming platform China Sports, also known as Zhibo.tv, has acquired exclusive rights to China League One, the country's second-tier football division, for the 2020 season. SportsMoney

Tokyo 2020 organising committee CEO Toshiro Muto said he hopes outgoing Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will remain involved with the Olympics hosting effort - Reuters/CNA A

The Chinese Super League has allowed a limited number of spectators to attend a game for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began