Chinese sports official Du Zhaocai under probe for suspected violations

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Du Zhaocai

1st April 2023 – (Beijing) Probe launched against Chinese sports official for suspected violations of discipline and law

Du Zhaocai, the vice head of the General Administration of Sport of China, is currently under probe for suspected serious violations of discipline and law. This announcement was made by the country’s top anti-graft authority, the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Commission of Supervision on Saturday.

According to the authorities, the investigation into Du’s activities is currently ongoing, and he is being probed for suspected serious violations of discipline and law. The statement did not provide any further details about the nature of the allegations against Du, but it is believed to be related to corruption.

Du, who was appointed as the vice head of the General Administration of Sport in 2019, has had a long and distinguished career in the sports industry in China. He has previously served as the head of the Chinese Football Association and was instrumental in the development of football in the country.