Asian Cup 2023: China withdraws as host due to Covid-19

China has withdrawn as host of the 2023 Asian Cup because of Covid-19. The 24-team competition was to be held across 10 cities from June next year. But the country is dealing with its worst coronavirus outbreak since the pandemic began. “The AFC acknowledges the exceptional circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, which led to the relinquishment (by China) of…

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China media alerts Arsenal of ‘veritable consequences’ over ‘clownish’ Ozil

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China media alerts Arsenal of ‘veritable consequences’ over ‘clownish’ Ozil. Chinese state media on Monday said that Mesut Ozil’s investigation of the country’s treatment of its Uighurs will have “veritable consequences” for Arsenal, blending a kickback that saw the English football club’s week’s end facilitate pulled from Chinese TV. A Global Times article pounded what it called a “clownish execution”…

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