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Going Italian! Could Wang Jianlin Be Seeking a Stake in AS Roma?

Dalian Wanda Group Chairman Wang Jianlin is no stranger to making the headlines in Chinese and foreign media circles, and this time it has been no different.

In September, China's richest man announced the launch of the Qingdao Oriental Movie Metropolis complex in the eastern province of Shandong with a bevy of well-known Chinese and international film stars such Huang Xiaoming and Leonardo Di Caprio on hand.

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Italian Super Cup Derby: A Ticket Scalper’s Dream, An Organizer’s Headache

Inter Milan’s 3-1 victory over Serie A counterpart Palermo has filled the final spot for the other participant in this summer’s Italian Super Cup, which will be returning to Beijing. This year’s curtain-raiser to the 2011/12 Serie A season is going to be a treat for Chinese supporters of Italian football as this season’s champion AC Milan will take on their eternal rivals for the first time on the Asian continent.

The Milan derby has always been one of the most highly charged and most anticipated matches on the Serie A schedule. The history between the two Italian giants reads like a movie with action, drama, comedy and suspense all rolled into one. If Halley’s Comet is only visible from earth every 75 years, then Chinese supporters will be in for a treat this summer for this is one of the rarest events to occur outside of Italy.

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Pirelli Signs Three-year Sponsorship Deal with Chinese Super League

Italian tyre maker Pirelli becomes the new CSL title sponsor this Friday after signing a three-year sponsorship deal with Chinese Football Association. "We're satisfied with Pirelli's offer and their brand will help boost CSL's image," said Zhang Lu, vice president of Beijing Guo'an club, who helped facilitate the deal. The deal was reportedly worth 5 million euros (US $ 6.78 million) yearly but details remain undisclosed by the two parties.

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