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Former CFA vice president Yang Yimin jailed 10-1/2 years for taking bribes

(Xinhua)

10:44, February 18, 2012

TIELING, Northeast China, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Former vice president of Chinese Football Association (CFA) Yang Yimin was sentenced to 10 and a half years in jail for taking bribes on Saturday.

Thirty-nine people's trial verdicts will be read out Saturday by the Intermediate People's Court of Tieling in Liaoning Province.

Nine people, including four top referees, had been sentenced to up to seven years in jail for bribery and match-fixing by the Intermediate People's Court of Dandong in Liaoning on Thursday.

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