Stadiums the new diplomatic frontier

Apia Park Stadium, originally built by China in 1983 then renovated twice in 2007 and 2019. Picture: SAMOA OBSERVER

APIA, 13 NOVEMBER 2019 (SAMOA OBSERVER) – A new analysis of all 142 stadiums built by China across 61 countries has determined they are being built with very specific goals in mind. Hugh Vondracek is a Research Data Analyst at Rush University, Chicago. He concludes the theory that China builds stadiums to secure diplomatic recognition […]

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