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Politics joins China’s longstanding soccer rivalry with South Korea ahead of qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup

hina has won only one of 30 games against South Korea, and despite heavy spending on developing the sport, China's national team still has a long way to go before it can confidently expect to win.
1 year ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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