The Chinese delegation will hold its flag-raising ceremony on Saturday.
China attracted a great deal of global attention last year with many top footballers moving to the CSL or even the second-tier League One.
Jimmy Butler made two free throws with 0.9 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.
Sun denied rumors that he will give up the long-distance events for which he is famous, and instead focus on short-distance events in the future.
There was more good news for Madrid on Thursday, as Gareth Bale practiced with the rest of the team and will be ready to make his return to the lineup this weekend after a long injury layoff.
Saunders rolled in birdie putts and kept a clean card at Riviera on Thursday for a 7-under 64 and an early two-shot lead in the Genesis Open.
The 15 players are current or former Laos or Lao Toyota FC players, Lao state-run news agency on Thursday cited the AFC as saying.
A Spanish judge has charged three former Real Betis players for alleged involvement in match-fixing three years ago.
Manchester City has been fined 35,000 pounds (US$44,000) by the English Football Association after admitting to a breach of anti-doping rules.
The German football federation issued nationwide stadium bans against 88 Borussia Dortmund fans who were apparently intent on violence at the side's Bundesliga game in Darmstadt last Saturday.