CCP’s wrath: South Korea plays protester’s song as national anthem

Trending 11/16/22, 14:53

Hong Kong press reported that on November 14, Chief Secretary for Administration Eric Chan met with the Consul General of South Korea in Hong Kong to express his strong dissatisfaction with the Korean side mistakenly playing the anti-extradition song "Glory to Hong Kong" as the national anthem during a rugby ...

The Shaolin Temple, less faith and more money

Trending 10/04/22, 13:33

When we imagine life in a Shaolin Buddhist temple, we think of a place far removed from contact with the mundane. Where the simple, quiet atmosphere of spiritual retreat combines with the arduous training of martial arts to help forge the minds and hearts of the monks in their orange ...

‘China’s Drug’ uncovers dark secrets of mainland sports world

China 08/02/22, 15:13

Xue Yinxian, a former doctor for the Chinese national sports team fled to Germany with evidence exposing athletes’ banned substance use in national sports for many years. Yang Weidong, Xue's eldest son, has his mother’s work diaries from that time and plans to publish a book titled "China’s Poison Drug." But ...

Beijing converts 3 Olympic villages into quarantine sites

China 06/20/22, 22:49

The Financial Times on June 17 reported that Beijing had converted three Olympic villages into quarantine facilities for Covid-infected patients and the close-contact cases.  At the time of the Winter Olympics in February, around 2,900 international athletes were housed in these compounds isolated from the rest of Beijing. The newspaper also reported ...

People fear a prolonged lockdown after China withdraws from hosting Asian Cup

Football 05/18/22, 06:07

As Reuters reported, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced China’s withdrawal from its hosting rights for the 2023 Asian Cup. The rationale behind this decision is the exceptional conditions caused by the Covid-19 outbreak. After discussing it extensively, China and AFC reached that decision. AFC praises Chinese authorities for making a ...

‘When politics interferes with sport, the result is not good’: Novak Djokovic on banning Russian athletes from competing at Wimbledon

Tennis 04/22/22, 09:24

The Wimbledon Tournament, All England Club, announced on April 20, through a statement that it will ban Russian and Belarusian athletes from competing after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. This controversial decision will leave tennis players out of the oldest competition in the world. Novak Djokovic, the world number one, said it is "crazy" ...