China suspends Olympic champion Sun Yang from all competition and training

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China’s double Olympic champion Sun Yang has been suspended from all competition and training, announced the Chinese Swimming Administrative Center (CSAC) on Wednesday.

Sun was “suspended from all the competitions at home and abroad; suspended from the training of the national swimming team; and suspended from all the social and commercial activities involving the national team”, the CSAC said in the statement.

The CSAC also said they “fully supported” Hangzhou police department’s decision to give him a seven-day detention for driving without a license in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province.

Sun Yang on top of the BCN2013 men's 1500 free podium

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