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How Tibet protests derailed Chinese-German football romance

After less than 30 minutes of play, the under-20 Chinese national football team left the pitch in protest, sparking international controversy around the first of a series of ‘friendly’ matches it was due to contest in Germany. The unfurling of four Tibetan flags, and an accompanying “free Tibet” chant, at the November 18 match, were […]

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