China State TV Blacks Out English Soccer

Jul.23 — Chinese state television in taking English Premier League football matches off the air, bringing the lucrative world of professional soccer into the increasingly fraught relations between Beijing and the U.K. Bloomberg’s Jodi Schneider reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.”

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Beijing, China’s sprawling capital, has history stretching back 3 millennia. Yet it’s known as much for modern architecture as its ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex, the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties.

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