330 million euros have been invested in the Chinese Super League - an all time high. Whilst everybody in Europe is talking about the huge amounts of money provided for the English Premier League through broadcasting revenues, China focusses on spending big time as well.
This transfer period saw a new development in the player market: Never before have so many players transferred to China for so much money. But the past has shown that many of them will not find happiness there.
Soccer in China is on a spending spree. The Chinese Super League has invested 330 million euros in new players. Why more than just economics is at play here and how the Chinese State wants to become a soccer powerhouse.
“The rebel of German bobsledding” is facing a massive challenge in a huge country. Manuel Machata recently became the national bobsled coach in the People’s Republic of China. His task: Build a team and win a medal at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
At ISPO MUNICH, a panel from ISPO ACADEMY discussed the topic “Future Retail: Digital Innovations in the Sporting Goods Industry.” Despite the growth of online business, the roundtable agreed: Physical stores will not die out.
Two weeks ahead of the speed skating world cup, Claudia Pechstein will be attending ISPO MUNICH. Speaking at her sponsor’s booth, Rockwell, the most successful German winter sports Olympian of all time will cover helmets and the athletic and legal challenges she has faced – while seemingly totally relaxed in the process.