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Chinese Olympic swimming champion's ban extended

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China's sports authorities have suspended double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang from competition, national team training and commercial activities, reports said Wednesday, after he was given seven days' detention for driving without a licence. 

Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang of Zhejiang Province reacts after winning gold in the Men's 400m Freestyle event during the 12th National China Games in Shenyang, Liaoning Province on September 4, 2013

The move by the General Administration of Sport's swimming agency broadens an indefinite competition suspension by Sun's sports college.

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