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

This Day in History: Zhu Jianhua Sets High Jump Record

On June 11, 1983 Shanghai-born high jumper Zhu Jianhua cleared 2.37m at a meet in Beijing, setting a new world record.

by Ned Kelly, 11 June 2021

This Day in History: The Founding of the Shanghai Rugby Club

From the 1860s to the final kick of the International Settlement era.

by Simon Drakeford, 25 November 2020

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 2020

Meet the Internationals Shaking Things Up in the Middle Kingdom

These 10 individuals have found both success and hardship in China, and their stories breed inspiration and dreams of new beginnings.

by That's, 02 July 2020

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 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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