In this episode we touch on the highlights of the first week of action at the Qatar World Cup. We list our picks of the title favorites from the perspective of Chinese fans. We also analyze the two upsets triggered by Saudi Arabia and Japan, and how Team China could learn from the two stunning comeback wins. Finally, we introduce the Chinese elements of this year’s World Cup despite Team China’s absence from the event.
Published 11/24/22
In this episode we talk about the special experience of watching the FIFA World Cup in winter in the northern Hemisphere nations. The Qatar World Cup is the first held in the November-December window. How will fans choose to watch the World Cup? What option could be particularly popular for Chinese fans? How will the unusual dates influence the players and the teams? Join us in the talk. We also discuss how Cristiano Ronaldo interview on his relations with Manchester United will potentially...
Published 11/18/22
Published 11/18/22
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is only a week away. We discuss why it is a global celebration, even for those who are not football fans, or those whose countries didn't even qualify. Defending champions France lost a few key players to injuries, how will that affect their title defense? And are the likes of Brazil, Argentina, Portugal strong enough to challenge Les Bleus?
Published 11/10/22
In this episode we touch on the innovations of the sports gear and equipment displayed at the 5th China International Import Expo and the growing Chinese market in sports industry.
Published 11/04/22
In this episode we take a look at the NBA teams and players who look in good shape at the early stage of the season, and discuss which teams have the potentials to go all the way to the Finals.
Published 10/27/22
In this episode we discuss how Karim Benzema won the top footballing award and whether some of the other decisions at the awards were the right choices.
Published 10/21/22
In this episode, we rate Max Verstappen's performance in his second title winning season; we'll also hear an exclusive interview with China's first F1 driver Zhou Guanyu.
Published 10/14/22
In this episode we take a look at the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Chengdu and touch on the potential threats to China’s dominance in the sport by up and coming generation of international players.
Published 10/06/22
In this episode we touch on the latest cycling trend across China, and try to find out what is the driving force and how it is impacting people’s lives.
Published 09/23/22
In this episode we discuss Roger Federer’s influence on tennis and share our best memories of him throughout his playing career. We also touch on Federer’s connections to China.
Published 09/15/22
Cameroon has one of Africa's most successful national teams. Yet its football industry has gone through deep difficulties in recent years. The national league experiences regular disruptions. Many players left football to do other jobs. When Samuel Eto'o, the superstar of African football, became president of the Cameroonian Football Federation, he promised to open a new chapter in the country's sports history. Has he succeeded? Is there anything that China could learn from Cameroon's...
Published 09/06/22
In this episode we touch on the swansong of tennis great Serena Williams and the breakthroughs Chinese players have made at the 2022 U.S. Open.
Published 09/02/22
In this episode we analyze why Max Verstappen can dominate in this season’s Formula One standings and whether other drivers have chances to trigger upsets in the remaining races on the 2022 calendar.
Published 08/26/22
In this episode we touch on the impressive riders and factories of the ongoing MotoGP season and discuss when we shall see a Chinese rider in the premier class races.
Published 08/19/22
In this episode we touch on the La Liga, Bundesliga and Serie A seasons and discuss which of the powerhouses will pose challenges for top Premier League teams in the elite European competition.
Published 08/13/22
In this episode we look at the new Premier League season and take our picks on the potential winners in the title contention, the top four race and the Golden Boot award.
Published 08/05/22
In this episode we talk about why Wuhan Three Towns is successful in this season’s Chinese Super League as well as the major deals of the European football transfer market.
Published 07/29/22
In this episode, we touch on what Wang Jianan went through before claiming the historic world long jump title and other highlight performances of Chinese and international athletes at the World Athletics Championships.
Published 07/21/22
In this episode, we look at this weekend's Open Championship from the Chinese perspective, as Li Haotong tees off at St. Andrews. We also chat about the significance of Tiger Woods' return, and if he is golf's greatest of all time.
Published 07/15/22
In this episode, we discuss whether it's a right call for Zhou Guanyu to compete at the Austrian Grand Prix only one week after he suffered a huge crash at the British GP. We also touch on rumored tensions between the two Ferrari drivers.
Published 07/07/22
In this episode, we touch on the performance of Chinese players at this year's Wimbledon, as well as title contenders in the men's and women's singles action. We also discuss how Serena Williams should be rated after her early exit from the grass court major.
Published 06/30/22
In this episode, we touch on Hong Kong's sports development and the sports exchanges between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland since its return to China in 1997.
Published 06/23/22
In this episode we touch on the key players of the Golden State Warriors in their journey to the fourth NBA Championship in eight years, and analyze how the Boston Celtics came short in the Finals series.
Published 06/16/22
In this episode we discuss the teams and players to watch in the new Chinese Super League season and share our views on how the financial issues have impacted Chinese football.
Published 06/09/22