Beijing Olympics 2008

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First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Bolt set to conquer another city!

Over the years, Bangalore has witnessed many a legendary figure in track-and-field walk in and grace the city's sporting arenas.From the legendary Emil Zatopek to sprinters supreme Carl Lewis and Maurice Greene and from long distance great Paul Tergat ... [Published Deccan Herald - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Binay daughter blames China for Makati Bldg price

MANILA - What does China have to do with the alleged overpricing of the P2.2 billion Makati City Hall Building 2 project?According to Makati Congresswoman Abigail Binay, the high price of construction for the building was brought on by an increase in ... [Published ABS-CBN News - 11 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Usain Bolt hopes to break his own world record in Beijing video

Speaking at a press conference in Shanghai on Monday, six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt says he is ready for the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in Beijing. The world champion has gained popularity in China after ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - 10 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Beijing tests anti-terror measures

A man posing as a terrorist threatens a "hostage" with a knife during a drill in Beijing's Xidan area on Friday night. It was the ninth anti-terror drill staged this year by police in the capital. Cao Boyuan / for China DailyPolice inspection checks procedures ... [Published CHINAdaily - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sister school culture swap

TWO weeks ago, Sunraysia had more than 20 Chinese students from South-West Dali visit the region. TWO weeks ago, Sunraysia had more than 20 Chinese students from South-West Dali visit the region. Now, Sunraysia students will be part of a reciprocal visit ... [Published Sunraysia Daily - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Coast's Beijing connection

THE Coast had a connection at last night's Beijing Olympics opening ceremony and it wasn't our sports stars. Former Coasters Aaron, 17, and Nirvana Zibarrah,16, were the sole brother-siste... THE Coast had a connection at last night's Beijing Olympics ... [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ilminster florist rubs shoulders with country's elite

Comments (0)AN Ilminster florist has been rubbing shoulders with country’s elite green-fingered professionals.Jacalyn Dobson, of Cottage Flowers, was awarded a place by The Society of floristry Fund to assist at an event at Oxford University.The Flowers@Oxford ... [Published Western Gazette - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sports: Rib eye steak with soy & ginger marinade

Tartar and Kakamega enter quarter-finals in Dar, TanzaniaKenyans are banking their hopes on Kakamega High with Kisumu Day out of football boys’ contest in Brookside ...GOLDEN HARVEST: Kenya dominate day one of athletics events in Dar-es-SalaamKenya dominated ... [Published East African Standard - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fireworks Festival on in Saskatoon

Fireworks shows planned for Friday and Saturday nightThe long weekend will start off with a bang in Saskatoon as the PotashCorp Fireworks Festival gets underway Friday night.The festival is spread out over two nights with a unique display of fireworks ... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Haymarket Network launches Chinese SPIKES

With one year to go until the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, SPIKES has launched a new Chinese-language platform. The Chinese version of SPIKES, built and populated by Haymarket Network , was launched on 22nd August by the IAAF (International Association ... [Published Haymarket - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Superstitious investors: Black-cat market

IN AN effort to show that even good luck can be planned in advance, the Beijing Olympics kicked off at 8.08pm on August 8th 2008, invoking the supposedly auspicious properties of the number eight. In Chinese, the word “eight” sounds similar to “prosperity”. ... [Published The Economist - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

8/27/2014: SPORT: Injured Vijender pulls out

Leading Indian boxer Vijender Singh will be unable to defend his Asian Games middleweight title after a hand injury ruled him out of next month’s event, the Olympic medallist said on Tuesday. Singh, whose bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics helped... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 27 2014]

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...only brand that represents the "Chinese Dream" - the ideal of individual success in the country's society - across all categories of sportswear. "I think Li Ning is so tied in with the Chinese Dream ... it's more a part of national positioning than it is sports positioning" Button said
"It would be difficult for most athletes to dominate for as long as Bolt has, but it isn't so much for him because he is so much better than others" Johnson had told the BBC after last year's World Championships in Moscow, where Bolt won his eighth gold medal
"I've heard that from a lot of people. I think the basics are they'd like to see someone local," he said. "It does make a difference being from here. It gives you familiarity, that's for sure."

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China's Li Ning Stumbles From Gold Medal Positi... [Published Clusterstock - 49 mins ago]
Bolt set to conquer another city! [Published Deccan Herald - 4 hours ago]
Gao Zhisheng: released but not yet free [Published Amnesty International UK - 5 hours ago]
Rob Anders Eyes Bow River Nomination Race, Resi... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 5 hours ago]
Controversial MP Rob Anders faces uphill battle... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 6 hours ago]
No welcome mat: Rob Anders takes second crack a... [Published CJAD 800 - 8 hours ago]
Teddy Riner, France’s unstoppable judo champion [Published France24 - 8 hours ago]
Usain Bolt hopes to break his own world record ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - 10 hours ago]
Binay daughter blames China for Makati Bldg price [Published ABS-CBN News - 11 hours ago]
Beijing polishes itself for APEC summit [Published CHINAdaily - 13 hours ago]
Nandi officials considering legal option over C... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 15 hours ago]
Uganda: Technet to Distribute TOA Electronics P... [Published AllAfrica.com - 17 hours ago]
Beijing tests anti-terror measures [Published CHINAdaily - 21 hours ago]
Sister school culture swap [Published Sunraysia Daily - Aug 31 2014]
Coast's Beijing connection [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Aug 31 2014]
Chinese eventer Hua finishes round in cross-cou... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 31 2014]
What is your most beautiful moment? [Published Philippine Star - Aug 31 2014]
Behind the scenes at the world’s best water park [Published Island Connections - Aug 30 2014]
BLAIR INTERNATIONAL | EVENT REPORT | 20-24 AUG ... [Published Eventing Worldwide - Aug 30 2014]
Beijing to test anti-terror mechanism prior to ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 30 2014]
Askren vs Suzuki, ONE FC 19 weigh-in [Published Examiner.com - Aug 30 2014]
Ilminster florist rubs shoulders with country's... [Published Western Gazette - Aug 30 2014]
Sports: Rib eye steak with soy & ginger marinade [Published East African Standard - Aug 29 2014]
Haymarket Network launches Chinese SPIKES [Published Haymarket - Aug 29 2014]
Fireworks Festival on in Saskatoon [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Aug 29 2014]
Ilminster flower arranger at international Flow... [Published Yeovil Express - Aug 29 2014]
Nikki Hudson star and car [Published WA Today - Aug 29 2014]
French crowd shows same passion as Pompey’s fans [Published Portsmouth Today - Aug 28 2014]
Superstitious investors: Black-cat market [Published The Economist - Aug 28 2014]
AGCO’s Martin Richenhagen Selected as One of th... [Published Noodls - Aug 28 2014]
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China's Li Ning Stumbles From Gold Medal Positi... [Published Clusterstock - 49 mins ago]
<p><img class="float_right" src="http://static2.businessinsider.com/image/5404eb595afbd333268b4567-450-300/chinas-li-ning-stumbles-from-gold-medal-position-to-no-mans-land-2014-9.jpg" border="0" alt="A woman walks past a Li Ning sportswear store in Huaibei, ...
Controversial MP Rob Anders faces uphill battle... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 6 hours ago]
Controversial Conservative MP Rob Anders may not find the welcome mat out as he attempts to make the move from a big-city riding where he lost his nomination to a brand new rural one. Earlier this year, Anders lost a bitterly fought nomination battle ...
Superstitious investors: Black-cat market [Published The Economist - Finance & Economics - Aug 28 2014]
IN AN effort to show that even good luck can be planned in advance, the Beijing Olympics kicked off at 8.08pm on August 8th 2008, invoking the supposedly auspicious properties of the number eight. In Chinese, the word “eight” sounds similar to “prosperity”. ...
KKR to invest $400 mln in Chinese chicken meat ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 26 2014]
KKR has agreed to invest about $400 million for an 18% stake in Sunner . Based in China, Sunner is a chicken meat producer. PRESS RELEASE FUJIAN, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fujian Sunner Development Co. Ltd. (“Sunner” or the “Company”) (SZE stock code: ...
Long Read: “What Do Chinese Dumplings Have to D... [Published Balloon Juice - Aug 24 2014]
From the “be careful what you wish for” files, Nicola Twilley, in the NYTimes: ‘ In Sichuan, we’re eaters ,” said Chen Zemin, the world’s first and only frozen-dumpling billionaire. “We have an expression that goes, ‘Even if you have a very poor life, ...
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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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