[Epoch Times, May 20, 2022](The Epoch Times reporter Yuan Shigang, Taiwan Taipei reported) Chinese Winter Olympics skater Huang Yuting’s speech and deeds during the Beijing Winter Olympics in February caused great concern from all walks of life. The Ministry of Education announced on May 13 to revise the “National Team Coaches and Players Selection and Training and Participation Handling Measures”, adding “other inappropriate words and deeds that damage national honor” in the punishments for national team coaches and players. month officially implemented.
The Central Plains regulations stipulate that players can be punished during training or competition, including “failure to participate in national team training and competition in accordance with the player training and competition implementation plan”, “violating the use of banned drugs and damaging the group image or national honor”, ” Disobeying the coach’s guidance or disrupting the harmony of the national team”, “selling or using public equipment and engaging in profit-seeking behaviors”; if the circumstances are serious, the team player can be disqualified.
After the “Huang Yuting Incident”, the Ministry of Education pointed out that if the national team players engage in inappropriate behaviors other than the current regulations during training or competition, which will damage the group image or national honor, it has not been clearly listed as the reason for punishment or disqualification of the team. , Yisheng could not manage the doubts, therefore, the amendment added the item “other inappropriate words and deeds that damage the image of the national team or national honor” to assist the individual associations to strengthen the discipline management of the players under their jurisdiction, and the same for the coaches.
It is also added in the draft that if a coach or athlete has one of the above-mentioned punishable situations during training or competition, the Ministry of Education may, according to the seriousness of the circumstances, submit a report to each individual association or the China Disabled Persons’ Federation, the China Hearing and Sports Association, and the China Intellectual Sports Association. If there is a training or competition plan, the coach or player’s financial subsidy will be reduced or the subsidy will be stopped for 1 to 5 years.
As the international competition is imminent, the draft is only foreshadowed for 7 days. Lu Shuzi, a special member of the competitive sports group of the Sports Administration, said on the 20th that the amendments will be applicable to national team coaches and players as defined in Article 2 of the Measures. The revision of the law will not be retroactive. In the future, if any national team players have inappropriate words and deeds, they will be dealt with in accordance with the new law. The Huang Yuting incident has previously held a review meeting and a preliminary decision has been made. ◇
Responsible editor: Tang Yin