Nearly a year after the sale of storied soccer club AC Milan was first announced, and eight months after the purchase agreement was signed, a holding company controlled by former Italian Prime Minister and gross, criminal, proto-Trump Silvio Berlusconi finalized a deal with Chinese investors, represented by David Han…
The Chinese Super League season is underway! Let’s check in on Argentine soccer icon Carlos Tevez, who signed with Shanghai Shenhua for piles of money in December.
A group of tigers is called an “ambush” for a reason. When these massive cats get together and decide to catch some prey, they’re simply vicious. A quadcopter learned this the hard way at a Siberian tiger enclosure in China’s Heilongjiang Province. Not only did the beasts swipe the drone out of the sky—they took a few…
Is a war between the U.S. and China over the South China Sea all but inevitable? Steve Bannon thinks so. In a series of radio shows for his former publication Breitbart News over the past two years, Bannon—now White House senior counselor and President Donald Trump’s closest advisor—made it seem like armed conflict is…
The Chinese government has closed 111 golf courses and has told 88 million Communist Party members to stay away from the links, according to the Associated Press, in its latest attempt to crack down on golf.
China has been building ghost cities, constructing man-made islands in the Pacific, and more recently diving head-first into the world of competitive gaming. When it comes to esports, the World Electronic Sports Games are entirely next level thanks to gigantic prize pools, unusual rules, and inconsistent live streams.
As expected, former Juventus and Argentina national team star striker Carlos Tevez has officially signed with Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua. And while rumor had it that Tevez was set to be the highest paid soccer player in the world, it appears that he’ll have to settle for a spot in the top five.
The insanity of the Chinese Super League’s all-out assault on the traditional soccer hierarchy continues apace. All of it is shocking and none of it makes sense but this does indeed appear to be the new reality.
Premier League ratings are falling in England and the United States! The live sports rights bubble is bursting! The first of these is definitely true, and the second I believe to be true, but nonetheless Chinese streaming video company PPTV shelled out $700 million for Premier League TV rights, according to the …
Rockets backup point guard Bobby Brown apparently does not subscribe to the principle of, “Take only photographs; Leave only memories.”
The gymnastics medals at the Rio Olympics are all spoken for. The last event final was yesterday, but athletes took to the floor for the gala today, in which Olympic gymnasts strip, dance, and generally do cool gymnastics moves for the crowd to laugh at. The best one was this human jumprope.
CBC is apologizing (or, in Canadian, ‘apologising’) after swimming analyst Byron McDonald spoke his mind about 14-year-old Chinese swimmer Ai Yanhan, whose performance in the 4x200m freestyle relay final allowed Canada to claim bronze in the U.S. dominated race.
After Ginny Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio Olympics over Du Li and Yi Siling of China, Olympic officials raised incorrect Chinese flags to the rafter during the medal ceremony. See those flags up there? Notice any differences between them and the real Chinese flag below?
Dr. Kwadwo Safo is, according to his own legend, many things. He is a Pentecostal pastor. He is an inventor. Now he claims to be Ghana’s first carmaker as well. Over the past year, his Kantanka Automobile Company has made international news with its vehicles, mature industrial products emerging fully realized from a…
Chinese athlete Shi Dongpeng fell victim to a gastrointestinal grift earlier this week shortly after arriving in Rio de Janeiro to compete in the 110-meter hurdles event, according to Inside the Games:
Remember Ramires, that quiet, unassuming, indefatigable midfielder you used to see running around in Chelsea’s blue or Brazil’s yellow? Well, he’s in China now, and apparently something—the air, the food, the refereeing—has eroded his sanguine demeanor in just a few short months.
International tournaments are prime opportunities for both emerging and established talents to showcase their skills on the biggest stages in hopes of securing a move to a more prestigious team or league, and the raise that usually comes with. Graziano Pellè played well enough at the recently concluded Euro 2016 to …
Lest you thought the last winter transfer window—in which a series of Chinese clubs proceeded to obliterate our understanding of and expectations for the international transfer market—was a fluke, here come Shanghai SIPG breaking records once again by dropping an unreal amount of money for Brazilian forward Hulk.