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Purge Exposes Rotten Underbelly of Chinese Sport

January 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Football, Government, Sports

The article is published in today’s Global Times. When Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger visited Beijing last summer, there was one question in his mind. At a press conference, he asked the moderator, Huang Jianxiang, a well-known local football commentator, why China, with so many people, lacked a first-rate football team. The question was laughed off [...]

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Match-fixing Impossible and Groundless

October 17th, 2009 · No Comments · Government, Sports Regime

So we were told, from Reuters: Deputy sports minister Xiao Tian (肖天) lost his temper on Thursday when denying the accusation and addressing the fact that a pair of divers with obviously smaller splash did not win. “You can’t say it had been fxxking fixed, it’s fxxking fake, just because you lost,” Xiao told a news [...]

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