Chinese Olympic swimmer Sun Yang handed 8-year doping ban

China's Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has his career ended for breaking anti-doping rules.

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    China's most famous athlete, the three-time Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang, has been handed the maximum eight-year ban for breaking anti-doping rules.

    It was welcomed by some of Sun's fellow athletes who had protested against his most recent victories.

    Al Jazeera’s Paul Rhys reports.


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