China may have missed out – once again – on qualifying for the World Cup, but that’s done nothing to dampen local enthusiasm for the domestic game. Chinese club games regularly attract tens of thousands of fans. Beijing’s top team Guoan is one of the biggest with many supporters coming just to watch the players […]
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Can Snow Polo Attract China’s Super Rich?
So, you’re building a two billion dollar property development and need to attract the super rich to fill it. How to get the word out? One solution is to hold the largest polo tournament in the world – on snow. (Photo: Courtesy of Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club) . Watch on Youtube or Youku
Scientist Marvels at Chinese-made New World Cup Ball
It’s been described as “horrible” by England’s David James, “rotten” by Spain’s Iker Casillas, and in danger of “ruining the world cup,” according to Italy’s Gianluigi Buffon. The world’s top goalkeepers were all referring to the new ball specifically designed for the world cup by Adidas and manufactured in China. CRI’s Dominic Swire spoke to […]