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Chinese interest in domestic hockey at all-time high

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Spaced-out panda is mascot for 2022 Winter Olympics

Bing Dwen Dwen, a panda in a spacesuit, and Shuey Rhon Rhon, a literal red baby lantern, were chosen as…

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China crashes out of World Cup; Stephon Marbury to coach in CBA

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China vs. Italy among more interesting matchups in Women’s World Cup Round of 16

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was…

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Chinese football prepares to kick off at AFC Asian Cup

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On China’s World Cup and Summer Olympics hosting ambitions

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in the…

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Chinese soccer, with its government meddling, still doesn’t get it

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in the…

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Wayne Gretzky to drop the puck at Saturday’s Flames-Bruins NHL China Games

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China’s sports industry 10 years after the Beijing Olympics: Global leader or pretender?

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in the…

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Anniversaries: The Olympics and the Cultural Revolution

Today is the tenth anniversary of the Beijing Olympic Games, which officially began at 8:08 p.m. on the eighth day…

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China wins first Winter Paralympics medal, while soccer team loses 6-0 to Wales

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in the…

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FIFA opens Weibo account, new badminton height requirement, and yaks at Beijing Olympics?

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in the…

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China’s Olympic hockey aspirations: Q-and-A with Shirley Hon of the Kunlun Red Star franchise

The Kunlun group made an ambitious entry into professional ice hockey in China in 2016 with the launch of a…

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First there was panda diplomacy — now could there be panda Olympics?

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in the…

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EXO blew up social media during the Winter Olympics closing ceremony

As a sportswriter with a particular fondness for the Olympics, I’ve been following the Pyeongchang Games closely, especially via all…

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