Sport policy in China (Mainland)

  title={Sport policy in China (Mainland)},
  author={Jinming Zheng and Shushu Chen and Tien-Chin Tan and Patrick W. C. Lau},
  journal={International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics},
  pages={469 - 491}
ABSTRACT Sport has been an integral part of the Chinese government’s policy agenda since the People’s Republic of China was founded in 1949. The policy prominence of sport has been further elevated in the last two to three decades, as indicated by the steady increase in elite sport success, the hosting of sports events such as the Olympic Games, China’s increased global engagement with sport organisations and the developments in sport professionalisation and commercialisation. This article… 
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