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China pulled UK soccer match broadcast after a player criticized it online

December 18, 2019 6:06 am0 comments
China pulled UK soccer match broadcast after a player criticized it online

(TibetanReview.net, Dec16’19) – China pulled a scheduled broadcast of a soccer match being played in the UK because a player had made on online criticism of its widely reported repression of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, reported thehill.com Dec 15, citing Sky News. The game took place at 4 pm, which […]

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China thwart’s Kiwi boy’s football dream for being Tibetan

July 3, 2019 10:00 pm0 comments
China thwart’s Kiwi boy’s football dream for being Tibetan

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’19) – By adopting indefinite procedural delays, China has effectively sabotaged the participation of a 14-year-old Kiwi boy whose father is Tibetan in the Gothia Cup – the “Youth World Cup” – tournament, which will open on Aug 12 in Chengyang district in Qingdao Province. On its website, the […]

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China bullied corporate sponsors to try to kick Tibet out of Conifa 2018

June 6, 2018 1:02 am0 comments
China bullied corporate sponsors to try to kick Tibet out of Conifa 2018

(TibetanReview.net, Jun04, 2018) – Tibet was not only a popular, even if underdog, wildcard entrant at the10-day London tournament being run by Conifa, the Confederation of Independent Football Associations, offering a platform for oppressed regions and unrecognised breakaway states rejected for membership by Fifa, but also a target of expulsion […]

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Exile Tibet team sets off for anti-FIFA World Cup tournament in London

May 22, 2018 6:23 am0 comments
Exile Tibet team sets off for anti-FIFA World Cup tournament in London

(TibetanReview.net, May20, 2018) – A Tibetan national team made up of exile Tibetans is among 16 shortlisted teams taking part in the CONIFA World Cup tournament in London. The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) has 47 members from around the world and the 16 best teams qualified for the […]

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China cancels its under-20 team’s German tour over Tibet flag displays

December 26, 2017 5:22 am0 comments
China cancels its under-20 team’s German tour over Tibet flag displays

(TibetanReview.net, Dec24, 2017) – A month after suspending the tour, China has given up hope and decided to abandon a series of friendly matches for its under-20 national soccer team against fourth-tier clubs in Germany, seeing no hope for being able to prevent Tibetan flags from being displayed by spectators […]

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China demands ‘respect’ for resuming soccer ties with Germany

November 30, 2017 2:15 pm0 comments
China demands ‘respect’ for resuming soccer ties with Germany

(TibetanReview.net, Nov29, 2017) – Following its under-20 team’s departure after cancelling a series of friendly matches with fourth division clubs, protesting against displays of Tibetan flags, China has said Nov 27 that it was still open to soccer cooperation with Germany if the latter handled such incidents properly. On Nov […]

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Irked by Tibetan flag displays, China’s under-20 football team decamps Germany in a huff

November 28, 2017 9:37 pm0 comments
Irked by Tibetan flag displays, China’s under-20 football team decamps Germany in a huff

(TibetanReview.net, Nov28, 2017) – After being postponed “at least until the winter break”, the schedule of China’s under-20 football team to play a series of weekend friendly matches with 15 more fourth-division teams in Germany stands cancelled due to dispute over Tibetan flag displays. A Chinese-language commentary in China’s sole […]

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China’s under-20 games in Germany called off over Tibet protests

November 26, 2017 5:41 am0 comments
China’s under-20 games in Germany called off over Tibet protests

(TibetanReview.net, Nov25, 2017) – In what will surely be seen as a small victory for Tibet and human rights issues, China’s under-20 soccer team’s series of friendly games against 16 fourth-tier clubs in Germany has been postponed Nov 24 because of the Tibet protests it was going to face. The […]

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‘China should learn to live with Tibetan flag displays or face cancellation of all match arrangements in Germany’

November 24, 2017 12:12 am0 comments
‘China should learn to live with Tibetan flag displays or face cancellation of all match arrangements in Germany’

(TibetanReview.net, Nov23, 2017) – The Chinese under-20 national team’s next friendly match in Germany, against Regionalliga Südwest side FSV Frankfurt on Nov 25, remains doubtful, given the fact that fans have made clear their intention to hang up a Tibetan flag again, according to dw.com/en and other news reports Nov […]

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Under-20 China team walked off a friendly match in Germany, protesting Tibetan flag display

November 20, 2017 11:04 pm0 comments
Under-20 China team walked off a friendly match in Germany, protesting Tibetan flag display

(TibetanReview.net, Nov20, 2017) – An under-20 team from China stormed off the field in the first of a series of friendlies against German fourth-division clubs in Mainz on Nov 18 to protest fans’ display of Tibetan flags. The game, being held at the TSV Schott Mainz, was delayed for about […]

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