Ian Walker Remembers England's Infamous 'Dentist Chair' Incident

From drunken hooligans in Hong Kong to hero-worshipped at Wembley.

by Ian Walker, 17 June 2021

World's Top Tennis Stars to Attend 2017 China Open in Beijing

Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Maria Sharapova, Karolina Pliskova, Venus Williams are among the players who will land in Beijing this fall.

by Justine Lopez, 29 August 2017

This Day in History: When Muhammad Ali Came to China

Praying in the Great Mosque of Xi'an and sparring with a Brawl on the Bund referee: a look back on the 1985 visit of The Greatest to the Middle Kingdom

by Ned Kelly, 20 May 2021

This Day in History: First NBA Team to Play Basketball in China

On August 24, 1979, the Washington Bullets became the first professional US sports team invited to China.

by Josh Parker, 24 August 2021

I Spent a Week in North Korea with Dennis Rodman

Dennis didn't know the first thing about the DPRK: not even the difference between North and South. He was just along for the ride.

by Simon Cockerell, 23 April 2020

How China Invented Every Sport EVER

All of them. Ever. Got that?

by Ned Kelly, 01 August 2019

This Day in History: The 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony

A look back at the first ever Olympics to be hosted in China.

by Grace Mulamba, 08 August 2021

How the NBA Captured China's Sporting Heart

A look back at the history of the NBA in China, and how the American basketball league soared in popularity in the Middle Kingdom.

by That's Shanghai, 10 October 2019

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