Sun Yang celebrates after winning the men’s 400m freestyle gold at the 2019 world championships. Photo: EPASun Yang celebrates after winning the men’s 400m freestyle gold at the 2019 world championships. Photo: EPA
Sun Yang celebrates after winning the men’s 400m freestyle gold at the 2019 world championships. Photo: EPA

Sun Yang verdict: Chinese superstar pays price for witness intimidation and media leaks detailed in damning CAS report

  • Triple Olympic champion may be a highly decorated athlete but he is not above the law or legal process, Court of Arbitration for Sport says
  • Witnesses were ‘fearful they would suffer significant retaliation in some form from the athlete and/or his entourage and supporters’

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Sun Yang celebrates after winning the men’s 400m freestyle gold at the 2019 world championships. Photo: EPASun Yang celebrates after winning the men’s 400m freestyle gold at the 2019 world championships. Photo: EPA
Sun Yang celebrates after winning the men’s 400m freestyle gold at the 2019 world championships. Photo: EPA
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