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China Central TV (CCTV) has suspended coverage of a football league whose players appear to have learned their skills from their petulant European counterparts, the BBC reports. CCTV sports channel supremo Jiang Heping firmly pointed the finger at ball-worriers whose weekly antics have provided the press with plenty of juicy …

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Can somebody bring it over here also, please? Pretty please?

Those overpaid ballerinas should get a lesson finally...

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Am I the only one who finds that acronym for totalitarian chinese state telly is CCTV???

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I had a laugh about "CCTV" as well. :)

Also, I am reminded that one of the few times I've watched CCTV was when I was sitting in watching arraignments, and the courtroom conferenced with lawyer and prisoners in a secure room on the other end of the wire.

'Course, I'm _quite_ sure the Chinese do not favor vertical steel bars as their television backdrops.

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@glyn

CCTV - Communist Commune TV...erm, and your point would be?

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Aren't they paying attention?

You need Kung Fu masters to play proper chinese football. Where's Mighty Steel Leg these days?

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@Glyn

So the guy operating the CCTV in London is not named Jin Wu ??

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