Month: October 2019

Beijing says Canadian military participation in Chinese sports competition is further proof that it is not losing global support

Guy Saint-Jacques, a former Canadian ambassador to China, seen here on February 11, 2013, said he was surprised that Canada sent troops. JASON FRANSON / The Canadian Press The Beijing Embassy in Canada says the fact that the Canadian military has just sent a “large delegation” to a sports competition in China is further proof […]

“I can live without basketball, but I cannot live without my homeland”

BEIJING – When Wu Xintong’s favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, faced the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai on Thursday, they broke a more than 10-year viewing streak and deliberately missed the game. Until recently, the 20-year-old student from Northern Hebei Province religiously followed her idol, Kobe Bryant. She meticulously recorded in a notebook the details […]

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