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Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing signs autographs ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai (Getty Images)
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3 Oct 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: The Chinese Grand Prix will continue until at least 2020 after a new deal was signed between organisers and Formula 1, while Chinese sportswear company Anta has become the latest sponsor of the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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NHL fans walk to the entrance Arena before the pre-season game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Vancouver Canucks at Wukesong Arena in Beijing (Getty Images)
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26 Sep 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Swiss watch manufacturer Tag Heuer is again partnering with the Chinese Basketball Association two years after their acrimonious split; the NHL will play at least five games in China in the next few years; and LeSports' founder has sold his remaining shares in the floundering company.

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Simin Feng and her peers will not be playing, as planned, in Shanghai next month (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
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19 Sep 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: The Alisports LPGA event in Shanghai has been cancelled after failing to receive local government approval, two of LeEco's subsidiaries have been officially blacklisted as defaulters by China’s highest court and the entire national boxing team has been disbanded after the latest allegations of favouritism.

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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo could soon be playing regular league games in China (Getty Images)
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12 Sep 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Reports suggest regular La Liga games could be played in China from 2018-19, Fosun and Wanda both take steps to show that they are unaffected by recent tales of woe, and Chinese sportswear firm Peak signs major deal in Brazil.

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China's Xiaolei Du at this year's World Baseball Classic in Japan (Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)
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5 Sep 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Xia plans to pursue Aston Villa deal through an unlisted company, the MLB has signed a long-term extension to its partnership with the China Baseball Association and 2008 Olympics partner Yili is to return for 2022.

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Wanda's Wang Jianlin was detained at Tianjin airport last week as he attempted to fly to the UK (Fortune Live Media/Flickr)
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29 Aug 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Wanda subsidiaries significantly lower on the stock market after reports of chairman's arrest; New Balance awarded damages after winning court case against three copycat brands; Reports suggest City Football Group (CFG), which owns Manchester City, will add to its six-club collective through an acquisition in China.

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