Kitman Lab client Chelsea in action against Arsenal earlier this month

Irish sports tech company Kitman Labs has made its first acquisition, snapping up English athlete data management company The Sports Office for an und(...)

The Leinster and Connacht rugby teams are among Kitman’s clients. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Irish sports tech company Kitman Labs has raised an additional $5.1 million (€4.62 million) in funding and said it has more than doubled new sales and(...)

Marko Arnautovic: it is understood he would earn about £40 million over his four-year contract under the offer. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Marko Arnautovic wants West Ham to accept the £35 million (€39 million) bid from an unnamed Chinese club to allow him to “challenge for titles” but ha(...)

StatSports co-founder Sean O’Conner, left, and Jarlath Quinn, chief global strategist. The  company provides GPS technology to track players and their movements. Photograph: James Forde

Irish sports tech company StatSports has scored yet again with a multimillion euro deal with the Chinese Football Association for its performance moni(...)

Beijing Guoan: Workers’ Stadium, the club’s ground. Photograph: Sino/Getty

In the elegant Chao Hotel on the hippest side of Beijing’s Sanlitun district, decorated with the bleached woods and downlighting of a contemporary art(...)

Chinese Super League: Luiz Felipe Scolari thanks Guangzhou Evergrande players and fans after his final match as manager, on November 4th. Photograph: AFP/Getty

Fabio Capello caused quite a stir when he arrived at Nanjing Airport in June. You just don’t see very many septuagenarians wearing jeans with matching(...)

Fans of Beijing Guoan display a ‘Green Invasion’ flag during a match against Chongcing Lifan FC in 2015. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

Although Jim McGuinness’s new club Beijing Guoan have not yet splashed the big cash on players like Jackson Martinez and Oscar, there is a feeling tha(...)

West Ham hope Andy Carroll will be fit for Monday’s game against Chelsea. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images.

Slaven Bilic has confirmed that West Ham United dismissed offers from the Chinese Super League for Andy Carroll, claiming manager and player “didn’t t(...)

AC Milan’s Carlos Bacca in action against Juventus’s Miralem Pjanic this week. Beijing Guoanin would be more valuable than AC Milan under this deal. Photograph: EPA

A football club in the Chinese Super League has been sold to a local property developer at an equity valuation of more than $800 million (€750 million(...)

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger welcomes the of growth in Chinese soccer but says “the culture of professional football is not there.” Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images.

Arsène Wenger has praised the growth in Chinese football and hopes India will soon “come to the game” as well but says it will be a long time before e(...)

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