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Jun 26, 2015 07:16 PM

CCDI Targets Top Sports Official, Months after Scathing Report

Xiao Tian, vice director of General Administration of Sport
Xiao Tian, vice director of General Administration of Sport

(Beijing) – A senior sports official has become the subject of a corruption inquiry, the Communist Party's graft-fighting office says, the first senior official to get in trouble since the sports administration was censured for a wide range of problems last year.

The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) said on its website on June 25 that the deputy director of General Administration of Sport, Xiao Tian, is being investigated for "serious violations of disciplines and the law," the graft fighter's preferred euphemism for corruption.

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