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China swim star Sun back from ban in style

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Chinese swimming star Sun Yang returned to the pool in style by winning a national title after a six-month ban for his latest run-in with authorities, sparking online debate Tuesday. 

Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang waves after winning gold in the 400m freestyle at the National China Games in Shenyang, Liaoning Province on September 4, 2013

Sports officials suspended the double Olympic champion from competition, national team training and commercial activities last November after he was given seven days' detention for driving a Porsche without a licence.

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