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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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SAPPORO, JAPAN - 22 FEBRUARY 2017: China team players look on during a match at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games. The NHL is looking to tap into and drive interest in the sport in the country. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
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4 Apr 2017

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.

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Article
10 Mar 2017

The introduction of shorter formats to placate broadcasters and attract time-poor fans can lead to some interesting conflicts of interest for rights-holders. Andy Fry asks how sports can evolve and keep their stakeholders happy at the same time.

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