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Harbin Winter Universiade Cold-shouldered by Chinese

February 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Government, Ice Hockey, Sports Regime

Of  about 25 friends we talked to yesterday, three Canadians included, only one person actually knew that the Harbin Winter Universiade was coming.
“I won’t watch any of the games, as I don’t play those sports,” said Liu Hongchao, a 25-year-old Beijinger who plays football in his free time. “No one here even watches Universiade, let [...]

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Chinese Women’s Ice Hockey Team Walking On Thin Ice

November 14th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Ice Hockey, Sports Regime

Chinese Women’s Hockey Team continued their winning streak by beating Japanese Team 2-0 in Shanghai,  securing themselves a shot of playing in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics after three straight wins over Norway, Czech Republic and Japan. Ranked 8th in the world, the team consists of 19 players all coming from Harbin, the capital of China’s [...]

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