China's Sun Yang during a swimming training session at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: AFP China's Sun Yang during a swimming training session at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: AFP
China's Sun Yang during a swimming training session at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: AFP
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Sun Yang can look to 2024 for bittersweet vindication

  • The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dashed the prospect of China’s most decorated swimmer competing at next month’s Tokyo Olympics but opened up the chance to compete at the Paris Games. If anyone can rehabilitate his reputation against the odds of time, it may be the three-time Olympic gold medallist

China's Sun Yang during a swimming training session at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: AFP China's Sun Yang during a swimming training session at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: AFP
China's Sun Yang during a swimming training session at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: AFP
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