Jiangsu shirk spotlight for Hainan hard graft

The tropical island of Hainan is a Spring Festival favorite for Chinese tourists keen to swap chouku (leggings) for bathing suits and noxious AQI levels for seaside vitamin D.

South China’s Nikola Komazec: “Living through war and conflict made me stronger”

The true mark of successful person is often not the image they portray to the watching world; it is often the struggles and obstacles they have overcome with persistence to reach their desired destination. When faced with challenges, a person can either be cynical or world-weary or friendly and full of positivity. Luckily, Nikola Komazec, is […]

China Cup Review: Shootout win over Croatia ends tournament on a high, but there’s not much for fringe players to celebrate

The inaugural China Cup came to an end on Sunday when Chile defeated Iceland 1-0 in the final. However, the trophy will mean little to a nation that has just won consecutive Copa Americas and the main purpose of the tournament was player development. China lost their semi-final match 2-0 to Iceland, before securing third […]

Hong Kong Round-Up: Senior Shield Winners Kitchee Gain Confidence Boost Before Champions League Qualifiers

At a chilly and windswept Hong Kong stadium, high fliers Kitchee overcame their main adversaries Eastern 2-1 to claim the first major title of the Hong Kong season. The deserved win was a major psychological boost for Kitchee as they currently lead Eastern in the Premier League by one point with the latter having one […]

Chinese FA over-ruled by goverment as foreign player limit abruptly cut to three

In a shocking and abrupt development, Chinese Super League (CSL) clubs will now only be able to field three foreign players after a new rule was imposed on the Chinese Football Association “from above” according to local media reports.