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Chan aims to turn the corner in China

Xiamen, Fujian, China, November 25: Asian Tour champion Chan Shih-chang of Chinese Taipei will aim to bounce back from an uncharacteristic lackluster season when he headlines the inaugural Asian Golf Championship next week. The 31-year-old Chan claimed his breakthrough win in Thailand last July before securing his second Asian Tour victory in Japan two months later. He has not won ...

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Football: China U-20 team's German tour halted after Tibet protests

BERLIN: The China under-20 team’s controversial tour of Germany has been suspended at least until the winter break following a row over the display of Tibetan flags, the German Football Association (DFB) announced on Friday (Nov 24). “We believe this adjournment is essential in order to give us the time needed to discuss the situation calmly and openly and find ...

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German FA calls off matches with China under-20 team after protests

In a statement released on Friday, the German football association (DFB) announced that the games would be rescheduled for 2018 and that talks would take place between them and their Chinese counterparts in order explore how to move forward. “To the regret of all parties involved, the project has not received the broad approval that had been expected,” the DFB ...

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China calls on Germany to ensure 'mutual respect' after Tibetan flags emerge at football match

China’s Foreign Ministry on Monday criticized the appearance of Tibetan flags during a friendly football game between the country’s Under-20 (U-20) team and Germany’s four-tier TSV Schott Mainz. On Saturday, Chinese U-20 players ran off the field in the 25th minute after six activists waved Tibetan flags during the game. “We are firmly opposed to any country or any individual ...

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