Pigeon racing is popular among older people in China, with Shanghai considered the modern-day home of the sport. Photo: AFPPigeon racing is popular among older people in China, with Shanghai considered the modern-day home of the sport. Photo: AFP
Pigeon racing is popular among older people in China, with Shanghai considered the modern-day home of the sport. Photo: AFP

Cheating Chinese pigeon racers hide birds on bullet train in short cut to US$147,000 prize money

Men given suspended sentences of three years for fraud after they hid birds in milk cartons and took bullet train to the finish line 750km away in Shanghai

Topic |   China Society
Pigeon racing is popular among older people in China, with Shanghai considered the modern-day home of the sport. Photo: AFPPigeon racing is popular among older people in China, with Shanghai considered the modern-day home of the sport. Photo: AFP
Pigeon racing is popular among older people in China, with Shanghai considered the modern-day home of the sport. Photo: AFP
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