Beijing Olympics 2008

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Name: Beijing Olympics 2008
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Silver Linings (ESA)

The dark season is here. The autumn equinox, when day and night are equally long, was one month ago and now the darkness is creeping further and further into the mornings. Nightfall comes earlier every evening and soon, we’ll only be graced with daylight ... [Published Iceland Review Online - 9 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Urgent probe needed on doping scandal – Lim Mun Fah

To many Malaysians, although Datuk Lee Chong Wei may not be that perfect, he is nevertheless a national athlete idolised by many.On the evening of 2008 Olympics badminton finals, a group of young people happened to come to my house, and I can remember ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Urgent probe needed on doping scandal

By LIM MUN FAHTranslated by DOMINIC LOHSin Chew DailyTo many Malaysians, although Datuk Lee Chong Wei may not be that perfect, he is nevertheless a national athlete idolized by many.On the evening of 2008 Olympics badminton finals, a group of young people ... [Published My Sinchew - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Yachting: The tide begins to turn for China's saiing industry

Updated: 2014-08-02 07:42 By Dong Fangyu in Qingdao (China Daily)The sport is growing in popularity as an increasing number of people look forward to a life on the ocean wave.Summer is the peak time for tourists in Qingdao, a coastal city in Shandong ... [Published CHINAdaily USA - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Qingdao, Yacht, Yachting, China
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Road riding too scary for gold medallist (The West Australian)

Ryan Bayley with wife Kristin and children Aurora and Lincoln.The riding deaths of several friends and too many close shaves of his own have prompted WA cycling champion Ryan Bayley to vow never to ride his bike on the road again.Bayley, who will be inducted ... [Published West Australian - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Did you know Simba almost ran in the Olympics?!

Forget running Jozi, Simba nearly ran for South Africa – as an Olympic track runner!The TV personality made the revelation on Tuesday morning when he took to Instagram to post a picture of his old running shoes next to the caption: “When I was 18 I ran ... [Published Juice - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

China’s smoking run

Air quality has long been an issue of concern in Beijing. In the weeks leading up to the 2008 Olympic Games, factories were closed and road traffic was severely restricted so athletes and spectators could enjoy relatively clean air. More recently, however, ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Smoking, Beijing, China, Marathon
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 3 reports

Hebei to lower emissions during Apec conference

China DailyPublication Date : 21-10-2014Hebei province will halt a series of polluting projects and take other measures to improve air quality during the upcoming Apec conference.Representatives of foreign countries, including government officials, journalists ... [Published Asia News Network - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Years Later, CCTV May Finally Be Moving Into Its Headquarters

The twisted-doughnut-shaped China Central Television Tower has in recent years become an iconic part of Beijing’s skyline and a symbol of the capital’s transformation into a modern metropolis ahead of the 2008 Olympics. However, the building–nicknamed ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Puppets star in Sino-French celebration

THE huge mechanical creature rears up, its eyes glowing red, smoke billowing from its dragon’s snout and its primeval howl echoing in the Beijing night as it approaches its arachnid adversary.The robot horse-dragon, or “Long Ma,” is 12 meters tall and ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 8 reports

Hong Kong blocks BBC site after video of police beating is aired

BEIJING — The BBC’s website was blocked in China on Wednesday, hours after a video of Hong Kong police beating and kicking a pro-democracy protester began circulating online. The move appears to be the first time the British broadcaster’s English-language ... [Published IndiaVision - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 4 reports

BHP freezes executive pay

The world's most valuable miner BHP Billiton announced in its 2014 annual report that its top management won't be getting any pay rise for 2015.The Melbourne-based company is implementing a pay freeze for chief executive Andrew Mackenzie in 2015 after ... [Published Mining.com - Sep 25 2014]

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...ngineering, Dr Michelle L Oyen, reader in bioengineering, runs the OyenLab, which conducts research on mechanical behaviour in biological materials. "Biomimetics is exciting, but it’s not completely clear to me what the breakthroughs will be" she says. ‘‘One area I think is very important is that of materials – we spend so much energy on making materials like steel and concrete that these...
Mt. Sinai's Dr. Judith Aberg for the Daily News : "The staff at Bellevue is well-prepared. They have been training for this event, as we have at all the major hospitals. It’s anxiety-provoking for hospital staff, of course. But the people taking care of him are highly trained and the most fit to be in that room with him. We don’t let residents in or nursing students. We have really skilled clinicians who are experienced at medical procedures that need to be done."
"It was my dream to be a volunteer for the Games. I felt passionate and committed during the entire month. That summer was like a dream to me."

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For elite college admission, become an athlete [Published Seattle Times - Oct 23 2014]
Yachting: The tide begins to turn for China's s... [Published CHINAdaily USA - Oct 23 2014]
Shanghai splendour: The best sights, hotels and... [Published Expat Living - Oct 22 2014]
Why Was the NSA Chief Playing the Market? [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
Road riding too scary for gold medallist (The W... [Published West Australian - Oct 22 2014]
Out in Iceland: Gay Handballer Daniel Orn [Published Gay.com - Oct 22 2014]
Did you know Simba almost ran in the Olympics?! [Published Juice - Oct 22 2014]
U-23 Team: Siasia to keep faith in local players [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 22 2014]
Tanzania: A new shining pearl along the Maritim... [Published Daily News TSN - Oct 22 2014]
Hebei to lower emissions during Apec conference [Published Asia News Network - Oct 21 2014]
Hebei to lower emissions during APEC conference [Published Ecns.cn - Oct 21 2014]
Hebei to lower emissions during APEC conference [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - Oct 21 2014]
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Urgent probe needed on doping scandal – Lim Mun... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 21 hours ago]
To many Malaysians, although Datuk Lee Chong Wei may not be that perfect, he is nevertheless a national athlete idolised by many.On the evening of 2008 Olympics badminton finals, a group of young people happened to come to my house, and I can remember ...
China Environmental News Alert (10/11 - 10/19/2... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Oct 19 2014]
Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing October 11 - October 19, 2014 NRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental law, and green ...
Robbie Rogers to Help ABC Become Even More Diverse [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Oct 15 2014]
Rob Kim/Getty Images ABC unveiled a diverse new lineup of shows this fall, and it looks like the network is planning on continuing that trend. The latest project? The network is reportedly developing a comedy based on the life of professional soccer ...
Pop stars join the fray [Published Analects - The Economist - Oct 10 2014]
He probably knows the tune AT CHINA'S ‘coming-out party’, the Beijing Olympics in 2008, the popular theme tune was a song called “Beijing Welcomes You”, with words by a renowned Hong Kong lyricist, Albert Leung. Mr Leung’s latest work, however, is ...
World View: Kurdish Riots Continue as Turkey De... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 09 2014]
This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Kurdish riots continue as Turkey deals with the Kobani conundrum Why do so many Chinese expect war? Kurdish riots continue as Turkey deals with the Kobani conundrum Turkish army tanks ...
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World Record Holder and Olympic Gold Medalist K... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Aug 12 2014]
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