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In this week's China sports industry round-up: China invests in its basketball legacy | Klay Thompson launches charity project in Guiyang | World Cup sponsors Hisense could face fine in wake of new partnership

In this issue we cover the following: WINTER OLYMPICS – a commercial preview of Pyeongchang 2018 RULE 40 – how the IOC's control over athlete sponsorships is weakening GIANN

Ahead of a visit from the International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission this week, the Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics received a significant boost in the form of…

The process to determine the host of the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is officially a two-horse race after Calgary city council unanimously agreed to end the Canadian city’s bid.

The field for a potential US bid for the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has narrowed with Reno-Tahoe electing to exit the process stating that to proceed further would be “untenable and unwise”.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has said Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo’s joint bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games can proceed without financial backing from the…