The former vice chairman of the Chinese Football Association, Nan Yong, was jailed for 10½ years in 2012 for taking bribes. Photo: Xinhua The former vice chairman of the Chinese Football Association, Nan Yong, was jailed for 10½ years in 2012 for taking bribes. Photo: Xinhua
The former vice chairman of the Chinese Football Association, Nan Yong, was jailed for 10½ years in 2012 for taking bribes. Photo: Xinhua

Obsession with gold medals, trophies has led to corruption, admits China’s top sports body

Organisation has pledged to start reforms and change its criteria for what constitutes sporting success after anti-corruption investigators said they had uncovered serious problems

The former vice chairman of the Chinese Football Association, Nan Yong, was jailed for 10½ years in 2012 for taking bribes. Photo: Xinhua The former vice chairman of the Chinese Football Association, Nan Yong, was jailed for 10½ years in 2012 for taking bribes. Photo: Xinhua
The former vice chairman of the Chinese Football Association, Nan Yong, was jailed for 10½ years in 2012 for taking bribes. Photo: Xinhua
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