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Ferrari fans in the grandstand during the 2017 Formula One Grand Prix of China in Shanghai (Clive Mason/Getty Images)
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11 Jul 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Lagardère are tasked with raising Formula One's profile in China after years of neglect, President Xi's trip to G20 summit highlights strength of China's sporting relationship with Germany, and Chinese funding will boost Premier League side Everton. 

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Ironman competitors prepare for 2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of cycling, plus a marathon run (Alex Caparros/Getty Images for Ironman)
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4 Jul 2017

After a 2.4-mile swim, 112 miles of cycling and a marathon run, competitors can't wait to engage even further with Ironman, whether by social media posts, buying merchandise or having the event's logo tattooed on their skin. Dominic Bliss 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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