Sports in China
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This paper discusses the evolution of sports in China, especially since 1979. The paper addresses the importance of sports to the Chinese Communist government. The paper examines the history of physical education and sports in China and looks at the public financing of elite athletics.
From the Paper:"China's communists, according to Susan Lawrence, have always attached great importance to sports and athletic competition. The Chinese government under Mao Zedong and his successors has credited a strict physical regimen with the ability of their guerrilla armies to gain victory over the enormously superior firepower of their Kuomintang and Japanese opponents. As Lawrence put it, in just three years after winning power, the Communists established a sports ministry whose mission was to improve the physical fitness of the nation by bringing sports..."
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