About this blog
China Sports Review was established in Oct. 2008, one month after the Beijing Olympics Games, with the objective of providing up-to-date news about China’s sports industry, analysis and opinions on current happenings in the Chinese sports world.
- David Yang, Editor
David is a Beijing-based journalist with Sports Illustrated China. He is a former researcher at Folha de Sao Paulo, a Brazilian paper. David has been a supporter of Liverpool F.C. since the remarkable 2005 UEFA Champions League Final and a football fanatic since 1994.
- Kenya Brown, Contributor
Kenya is a Beijing-based news editor for China Central Television. Since 2007, he has been a writer for US-based soccer website Yanks Abroad and a contributing writer for NiuBBall. A huge supporter of FC Barcelona, he follows more of the non-traditional American sports like rugby union and cricket.
- Andrew Crawford, Contributor
Andrew is a Shanghai-based writer. Before arriving in China, he was the press officer for the Nairobi City Stars, a professional soccer team based in the Kawangare slum in the city. He currently writes for Wild East Football and runs Shark Fin Hoops, his own website about the Shanghai Sharks basketball team. He is a passionate fan of basketball, baseball, rugby, cricket and soccer (but is not very good at any of them).
- Zachary Franklin, Contributor
Zachary is a Beijing-based journalist covering all facets of life in China for various international publications. He also reports on all sports in Beijing for City Weekend Magazine and Sports Illustrated. From 2003 to 2007, Zachary covered collegiate, national team and masters rowing in the United States.