China is building a women’s hockey team from scratch. It wants an Olympic medal by 2022.

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SBNation.com—Inside the country’s ambitious plan to manufacture a powerhouse. When Digit Murphy was still coaching women’s hockey in China, she and her players became fond of the phrase “mei wen ti.” No problem. As it turns out, that’s a useful phrase when your club combines some of the best women’s hockey players from the West with a group of Chinese players who have never experienced that level of play. It was also a useful attitude given the scope of Murphy’s mission: Transform Chinese women’s hockey...

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