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iQiyi pulls Premier League coverage in China over Ukraine support

A message of support for Ukrainian forward Andriy Yarmolenko outside the London Stadium. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)

Chinese streaming platform iQiyi Sports pulled live coverage of English Premier League matches over the weekend due to the league’s displays of solidarity with Ukraine.

iQiyi informed the Premier League late last week that it would be removing the coverage following the league’s announcement that a “moment of reflection and solidarity” would be held before matches at the weekend, in support of Ukraine amid the war with Russia.

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