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Arsenal kit still on sale in China despite Ozil Uighur backlash

Stores in China said on Monday they were still selling Arsenal kit even after Mesut Ozil's Uighur comments, in a sign the soccer club may not be as heavily punished commercially as the National..
Reuters - Published

China's CCTV shuns NBA season opening games following Hong Kong tweet row

Chinese state television did not air the National Basketball Association's (NBA) season opening games, underscoring the damage on the U.S. league's business in the country following a Houston Rockets..
Reuters - Published

NBA's Silver says Hong Kong tweet furor already hit league's bottom line

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost the league substantial..
Reuters - Published

NBA Commissioner says league hit by huge financial losses due to Hong Kong tweet

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost the league substantial..
Reuters - Published

LeBron draws social media ire over comments on Rockets GM's Hong Kong tweet

LeBron James sparked anger on social media on Tuesday after the Los Angeles Lakers star suggested that Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated" when he sent a tweet in support of..
Reuters - Published

LeBron says Rockets GM 'wasn't educated' when he sent Hong Kong tweet

LeBron James weighed in on the controversy between China and the NBA on Monday, saying that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated" when he sent a tweet in support of protesters..
Reuters - Published

LeBron James: NBA star insists Daryl Morey 'wasn't educated' over Hong Kong tweet

The Los Angeles Lakers star has joined the debate with China upset at the Houston Rockets general manager's views
Independent - Published

Excited China fans cheer NBA game despite row over Hong Kong tweet

Thousands of Chinese fans cheered and clapped through an NBA exhibition game in Shanghai on Thursday after days of controversy and online vitriol over a now-deleted tweet by a team manager backing..
Reuters - Published

NBA stirs U.S. hornet's nest, faces China backlash over Hong Kong tweet

An increasing number of U.S. lawmakers voiced anger on Monday over the NBA's response to a Houston Rockets official's tweet backing Hong Kong democracy protests, raising U.S.-China tensions as talks to..
Reuters - Published

NBA manager's pro-Hong Kong tweet angers China


Telegraph.co.uk - Published

Brooklyn Nets owner, Alibaba co-founder Tsai decries Houston Rockets GM's Hong Kong tweet

Joseph Tsai, owner of the Brooklyn Nets and co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support..
Reuters - Published

Daryl Morey backtracks after Hong Kong tweet causes Chinese backlash

The general manager of the Houston Rockets had expressed support for Hong Kong protesters.
BBC Sport - Published Also reported by •BBC News

Chinese basketball body halts cooperation with Houston Rockets over Hong Kong tweet

The Chinese Basketball Association said on Sunday it was suspending "exchanges and cooperation" with the Houston Rockets basketball team, after their general manager took to Twitter to support protests..
Reuters - Published