Japanese fans flock to Shanghai for FIBA World Cup

Basketball Sep 1, 2019

Japanese fans flock to Shanghai for FIBA World Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The rapidly growing popularity of Japanese basketball and its men's national team has brought fans from the country to China for the FIBA World Cup. Longtime basketball fan Atsushi Kawai was one of many eager Akatsuki Five fanatics wearing vivid red Japan T-shirts at Shanghai ...

Formula One wants a second China race

More Sports / Auto Racing Jan 24, 2019

Formula One wants a second China race

Formula One is keen on establishing a second Grand Prix in China to go with the current Shanghai race, a top figure in the sport said. There are no immediate plans for another race in the country but it would be part of a concerted ...

National Mar 17, 2017

Muji Shanghai shops cleared of unsafe food claims lodged by show

Shanghai government inspectors said they found no evidence to support a Chinese television show's claim that Muji retail stores in the city stocked food imported from areas of Japan allegedly contaminated by radiation. The CCTV show allegations dragged the chain's stock down Thursday in ...

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Jun 13, 2016

Shanghai police identify suspect in airport explosion

Shanghai police say they've identified a 29-year-old inveterate gambler as the lead suspect behind a small explosion at the city's main international airport that injured four people. A statement issued Monday on the police force's microblog said Zhou Xingbai had traveled to Shanghai from the ...