Sky News host Chris Smith has said he is “extremely happy” to see the Court of Arbitration for Sport effectively end the career of Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, in a move which highlights “China’s arrogant” approach to world domination.
The Olympic swimmer has been hit with an eight-year ban after the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) found the 28-year-old guilty of doping.
“This is more than a bad sports story; this is a story about China’s arrogant and foul approach to world domination,” Mr Smith said.
“Sun Yang deserves his punishment; but more than that, China deserves this humiliation”.
Mr Smith also praised Australian swimmer Mack Horton, who has previously strongly criticised his Chinese opponent over doping issues.
“If only our politicians had the guts to call out China, the way Horton did at just 22 years of age”.