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Fighter Kelvin Gastelum walks from the ring during the UFC Fight Night at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai (Getty Images)
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29 Nov 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Alibaba Cloud replaces Alibaba E-Auto as title of UAE-based event; Youth team leaves Germany following Tibet protest; and home fighters shine during UFC's Chinese debut

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UCLA's LiAngelo Ball, with Cody Riley, speaks to the media after returning to the US (Getty Images)
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22 Nov 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: New revelations raise concerns over Chinese ownership of AC Milan; Trump comments extend UCLA 3 saga; and German tour disrupted by Tibet protest

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Feng Shanshan celebrates reaching No.1 in the golf rankings (Getty Images)
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14 Nov 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Chinese golfer hits top spot; Alisports supports university sport; and Pac-12 China Game hits headlines for wrong reasons.

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CCTV will continue to show the Fifa World Cup (Getty Images)
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7 Nov 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: CCTV signs Fifa rights renewal; New investment guidelines have $300m benchmark; and League of Legends showpiece leaves ticket-less fans disappointed.

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D'Angelo Russell on the attack for the NBA's Brooklyn Nets (Getty Images)
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31 Oct 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Joe Tsai buys 49% stake in Brooklyn Nets for $2.3bn; PGA Tour China has repaired its relationship with the China Golf Association; and the Australian Football League (AFL) is to return to Shanghai next year for its second regular season overseas clash.

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President Xi put an emphasis on fitness-for-all programmes (Getty Images)
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24 Oct 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: President Xi Jinping tells Party Congress that efforts to build China's sporting strength will be accelerated, questions are raised about doping claims dating back to the 1980s, and Chinese basketball has been overhauled ahead of the new season.

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