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China‘s sports establishment must learn the lessons from a corruption scandal involving a former deputy sports minister, continue to root out graft, and curb a win-at-all costs mentality, the country’s top graft-buster said on Friday.
Corruption in international sport is in focus due to U.S. and Swiss probes into soccer’s world governing body FIFA, as well as doping scandals that have rocked tennis and athletics.
China, which is aggressively seeking to stamp out graft in Communist Party and government ranks, has also sought to eject corrupt elements from its sports establishment, particularly within soccer, which has been hit by match-fixing scandals.
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