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The real reason the CFA is letting the CSL fly free: money, of course

Chinese policy towards state ownership of sports leagues has performed a massive U-turn, with oversight of the Chinese Super League being passed to a private entity. SportBusiness looks at why, and what will happen next.

Ultra supporters and fans of the Beijing Guoan FC chant slogans during a match against Chongcing Lifan FC in Chinese Super League play on June 28, 2015 in Beijing, China (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

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