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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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The new NBA 2K League will feature the majority of NBA franchises (2K Sports)
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23 Oct 2017

The NBA 2K League is being hyped as a game changer for the esports industry as it marks the first time that esports teams have been owned by professional franchises. John Reynolds finds out why the NBA and the majority of its teams believe it will be such a success.

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