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04/21/16
NBA Opens Manila Office

The NBA opened an office in Manila, Philippines, as part of its commitment to grow basketball and the NBA’s business initiatives in the country. NBA Philippines Managing Dir Carlo Singson will lead a dedicated local staff to assist NBA headquarters in continuing the growth of all of the NBA&r ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Asia

04/21/16
UCI Rejects HK's Rio Qualification Plans

The world cycling governing body "rejected Hong Kong’s plans of bringing forward the National Championships as part of the Olympic qualifiers in May, dealing a blow to the women’s road race team looking for more ranking points," according to Chan Kin-wa of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. T ...

Tags: Olympics, China

04/20/16
ICC World T20 Delivers Records

The recently concluded Int'l Cricket Council World Twenty20 set records across broadcast and digital platforms. The tournament, won by the West Indies men’s and women’s teams, which beat England and Australia in their respective finals at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on April 3, was the first ...

Tags: India

04/20/16
Can China Be A Football Superpower?

Chinese President Xi Jinping is "serious about football, and about a diverse multifaceted Chinese economy," according to Andrew Brennan of FORBES. Xi’s strategy wants 20,000 football training centers and 70,000 pitches in place by '20, while the men’s national team should be among t ...

Tags: International Football, China

04/20/16
BCCI Member Fears Lodha Policy

The Indian Supreme Court was told on Monday that the Lodha committee's recommendation on "one-state, one-vote" in the Board of Control for Cricket in India would lead to "enormous politics" and pressure within the board, according to the PTI. The submission made by Baroda Cricket Association to this ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

04/20/16
Organizers Launch Accessibility Program

Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang said Tuesday that "they have launched a program to enhance accessibility in restaurants and hotels in host cities," according to YOHAP. The Games' organizing committee said in a statement it has released the "Accessibility Recognition Program," w ...

Tags: Olympics, Asia

04/19/16
Mumbai Wants Jaipur As Home Venue

Indian Premier League side Mumbai Indians "opted for Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium as their alternative home venue, following a Bombay High Court ruling to shift all IPL matches after April 30 out of Maharashtra because of a severe state-wide drought," according to ESPN. Rising Pune Supergiants, t ...

Tags: Facilities, India

04/18/16
Chinese Grand Prix's Future In Doubt

The "faint echoes from those lofty declarations of China as a Formula One superpower can still be heard in some remote quarters of this vast paddock," according to Daniel Johnson of the London TELEGRAPH. No one takes them "too seriously now," more than a decade on from Shanghai’s first race. T ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, China

04/15/16
BCCI Taking On Lodha Committee

The Board of Control for Cricket in India is taking the Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha Committee "head on, questioning in the Supreme Court quite a few recommendations and the difficulty in implementing them" without compromising its position as a "private and autonomous body," according to IANS. T ...

Tags: India, Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/15/16
AFL Side Will Play Match In China

Australian Football League side Port Adelaide plans to stage an AFL premiership match in China next year in a bid to "better promote the sport in the Asian nation," according to the AFP. Port Adelaide, the AFL and the club's new sponsor Shanghai Cred Real Estate "signed a memorandum of understanding ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, China

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