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Wu Lei celebrating with Shanghai SIPG. The team won the 2018 Chinese Super League. AFP

Report: Chinese football to impose salary cap

Chinese football is set to introduce more exacting regulations from next season to dampen spending by clubs, including a salary cap, state media said on Wednesday.
GUUS HIDDINK

Ambitious China seek Guus Hiddink’s help to fulfil Olympic hopes

Highly respected Dutch coach Guus Hiddink looks poised to take on a leading role in China’s aggressive push to finally become a force in international football.
Senegalese striker Demba Ba

Chinese player denies hurling racial insult at Demba Ba

A Chinese footballer has denied using a racial slur against Senegalese striker Demba Ba during a recent match, his first response to a race row that has rocked the Chinese Super League.
Demba Ba

Shanghai Shenhua condemn alleged racism towards Demba Ba

Shanghai Shenhua have alleged that star striker Demba Ba was the subject of racist remarks during a Chinese Super League match on Saturday night.

Chinese investor is oldest goal-scorer at nearly 45

A senior club official buried a penalty just weeks short of his 45th birthday to become the oldest goal-scorer in Chinese professional football history, media reports said.

Andres Iniesta’s move to China’s Chongqing Lifan in doubt

Andres Iniesta's move to Chongqing Lifan is in doubt after the Chinese Super League club said they would not pay the Barcelona midfielder an irresponsibly high salary.

Chinese football fans blame tattoo ban for team’s 6-0, 4-1 thrashing

Disillusioned Chinese fans have blamed the country’s football authorities for the national side’s latest heavy defeats amid reports that the players have been banned from displaying tattoos.

Guangzhou Evergrande dismiss Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang links

Guangzhou Evergrande have dismissed claims they are close to completing a mega-money move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as "completely groundless" after the Chinese Super League threatened action against any club entering into a bidding war for the Borussia Dortmund striker.

Brazilian star Kaka in talks with Chinese side

The 35-year-old former Real Madrid and AC Milan attacking midfielder is a free agent after leaving Orlando City in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States last month.

Chinese Super League flop Carlos Tevez homesick

Expensive flop Carlos Tevez could leave China soon, the AFP has reported.

Chinese FA drafts in foreign refs to halt Super League controversies

The Chinese FA said Thursday it will bring in foreign referees to officiate selected Super League games starting this weekend and later introduce the use of video replay in response to recent pitch controversies.

Oscar set for CSL comeback after 8-match ban for brawl

Oscar will return to the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Sunday evening after serving an eight-game ban for his side's crucial meeting with Tianjin Quanjian.

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Ryan Giggs: Aaron Ramsey absence “a blow”

Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.
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Overloading: FRSC goes tough on offenders

The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, says the commission will not rest on its oars until the campaign against vehicle overloading is achieved.
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Kano rerun: APC dismisses PDP’s allegation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has dismissed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s allegation on the importation of political thugs from neighbouring states.

PDP condemns alleged attack on agents, members in Kano

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged violent attacks and alleged killing of its agents and members by thugs allegedly unleashed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Kano supplementary election.

Chad fires chief of staff after Boko Haram attack kills 23 soldiers

Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.