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Oxygen tanks ready as Tibet football team make history

LHASA, TIBET: There may be mid-game oxygen breaks, but no team will fancy a trip to sky-high Lhasa Chengtou next season after they made history by becoming the first Tibetan side to reach China's professional league. Lhasa, whose 735-million-yuan ($110 million) stadium is the highest in China and one of the highest in the world, clinched promotion from China's amateur league to the third tier along with five other sides. But doubts surround whether Lhasa will be allowed to stage games at their modern Cultural and…