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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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AC Milan and Inter, both owned by Chinese groups, played out a dramatic derby over the weekend (Getty Images)
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17 Oct 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Wanda-operated golf courses are closed ahead of China’s most important political event for five years, Marcus Kam takes leading role at AC Milan, and the government has issued a final deadline for the completion of 2022 Olympic venues.

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Liverpool FC fans at the club's Premier League Asia Trophy game against Leicester City in July (Getty Images)
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10 Oct 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Liverpool FC has drawn some unwanted criticism thanks to its sponsorship deal with Tibet Water Resources, Alibaba signs a distribution deal with the Pac-12 Conference through to 2024, and China is among nine nations to have received a one-year ban from the International Weightlifting Federation.

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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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