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China cleans up football league
Players, officials and referees have been arrested in match-fixing scandals.
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2010 07:52 GMT

The Chinese football season has begun under greater scrutiny than ever before.

The sport has long been blighted by match-fixing, fuelled by an underground betting industry worth up to $150bn a year.

The government has launched a crackdown, with players, officials and referees among those arrested.

Harry Fawcett has this report from Beijing.

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