LONDON: Due to the recent decision by China’s General Administration of Sport that China will not host any international sporting events in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all WTA tournaments that were scheduled in China on WTA’s provisional calendar will not be held.
Jun 22, 2020 20:06
NEW DELHI: No date has been finalised for the meeting of Indian Premier League's (IPL) governing council, sources within the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) told ANI on Monday. The IPL's governing council is slated to hold a meeting this week in order to review various sponsorship deals following the death of 20 Indian soldiers in a violent clash last week with Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh.
Feb 14, 2020 17:02
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: SportAccord has confirmed that the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2020 will not take place in Beijing due to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China.
Feb 07, 2020 17:02
NEW DELHI: The outbreak of the deadly coronavirus has hit the Indian women's hockey team's preparation for the Tokyo Olympics following to cancellation of next month's scheduled tour of China.
Feb 06, 2020 19:02
NEW DELHI: The Wrestling Federation of India on Wednesday said it has got assurances from the Central government that “quarantined” Chinese wrestlers will not be denied entry into the country for the upcoming Asian Championship despite fears surrounding the deadly coronavirus.
Jan 31, 2020 16:01
MIAMI: The return of the Blue Bay LPGA to the tour's schedule will have to wait another year. The LPGA announced Thursday the cancellation of the 2020 event due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak in China. The 2020 edition was slated for March 5-8.
Jul 05, 2019 17:07
HANGZHOU: Chinese payment and service platform Alipay has committed to investing 1 billion RMB ($340 million) over the next decade into women's football in China.
Jun 27, 2019 10:06
SHANGHAI: WWE and sports content streaming platform PP Sports have extended their partnership with a new multi-year agreement to continue delivering WWE’s weekly flagship programming live and in Mandarin across China.
Jun 04, 2019 17:06
PARIS: The Asian Football Confederation confirmed China as the hosts for the Asian Cup 2023 at the AFC Extraordinary Congress here Tuesday. The unanimous decision marks the second time Asia’s crown jewel will be played in the People’s Republic of China which also hosted the 13th edition in 2004 when the tournament was expanded to 16 teams for the first time.
May 17, 2019 17:05
KUALA LUMPUR: China will be the host nation of the the 18th edition of the AFC Asian Cup in 2023 after the only other bidders South Korea withdrew from the process. The tournament will involve 24 national teams after its expansion of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, including that of the host nation, assuming the current format of the finals is maintained. Qatar are the defending champions.
Mar 30, 2019 10:03
BEIJING: The National Basketball Association (NBA) has collaborated with Nike, its official on-court apparel provider and Topsports, a leading sports retailer in China for opening the league’s biggest retail outlet outside of North America and by far the largest in the Asian country.