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China Cracking Down on Hoop Ages

For years, Yi Jianlian has been the poster boy for age falsification in Chinese sports. While his passport says 1987, there've long been reports he was born in 1984 and that Chinese coaches changed his age so he could participate in international youth tournaments. Now, China's national basketball federation wants players to admit their real ages. No one is accusing Yi directly, but everyone cites him as an example.