Beijing Olympics 2008

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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 1 reports

Sushil, 2 others in CWG wrestling finals

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, Rajeev Tomar and Amit Kumar ensured at least three silver medals for India at the Commonwealth Games today after they entered the finals of their respective weight categories on the opening day of the wrestling competition ... [Published Business Standard India - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

AFP - CGames-2014-ENG-Pooley

CGames-2014-ENG-PooleyContributed by NAMPA / AFP.CGames: England's Pooley to quit cyclingGLASGOW, July 29, 2014 (AFP) - Olympic silver medallist Emma Pooley has announced she will retire from cycling after she competes for England in Sunday's road race ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 5 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Emma Pooley to retire from cycling after Commonwealth Games | Sport

Emma Pooley, the cyclist who won silver for Great Britain at the Beijing Olympics, will retire from the sport after competing in the road race at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday, claiming Glasgow will be the “perfect opportunity” to bow out on a high.Pooley, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

China’s Square Running Track Will Play Havoc With Your Lap Times

With the 2008 Beijing Olympics having been such a magnificent success, you'd think China's athletics stadium planners would have locked down what a running track should look like. But, going by the running track at the new stadium in Heilongjiang province’s ... [Published Gizmodo UK - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Free phone translation service helps foreigners as they navigate Beijing

Twenty-five-year-old Hu Xue has just completed her second year working at the Beijing Multilingual Service Center.She is a postgraduate student at Beijing Foreign Studies University, which manages the center. It provides free language support through ... [Published Beijing International - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Summer-Joe Hisaishi Piano Stories Concert in Xiamen

Joe Hisaishi's compositions are appreciated by many music fans. He has composed many popular pieces for Takeshi Kitano's films and Hayao Miyazaki's animations. Similarities are easily found among many of them. The theme music of this concert – Summer, ... [Published Whats On Xiamen - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Sukhbir praises Indian medal winners in Glasgow

b Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal on Monday congratulated Indian sportspersons, who have brought laurels to the country in the ongoing Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, and wished success to all the other athletes for the remaining events.Badal said ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 21 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

7/29/2014: Ht Sport: Vijender, Devendro enter quarterfinals, Shiva bows out

CHANDIGARH/GLASGOW: Beijing Olympics medallist boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) and L Devendro Singh (49kg) entered the quarterfinals on Monday. However, London Olympian and medal hopeful Shiva Thapa bowed out in the pre-quarters losing to Olympic bronze. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

GLASGOW SPRINT KING FIRES FOOD JIBE

By Press AssociationPublished: 17:20 EST, 28 July 2014 | Updated: 17:20 EST, 28 July 2014He wowed Hampden Park by roaring to 100 metres gold at the Commonwealth Games but Kemar Bailey-Cole could find himself persona non grata with Glasgow's chefs.The ... [Published Mail Online UK - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Revenge

Horses International news:‘Aachen was the competition of revenge.’ This was the analysis that a friend sent me in a text message. Thanks to the bizarre actions of the FN -the German equestrian federation, which in the past did not miss an opportunity ... [Published Horses Internacional - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The world’s strangest superstitions

We’ve all got our own little superstitions, ranging from not walking under a ladder to quirkier customs like not putting new shoes on a table.But should you be worried about sleeping with the fan on, chewing gum after dark or leaving home without your ... [Published BT.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

FIVE TEENAGE SWIM STARS

By Press AssociationPublished: 15:40 EST, 27 July 2014 | Updated: 15:40 EST, 27 July 2014Scottish teenager Erraid Davies melted hearts at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday night when she won a bronze medal in the 100 metres breaststroke SB9 final.The ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 27 2014]

Quotes

"I come from a family of wrestlers and they have really supported me. I also feel proud for them."
"You have to go sometime. I considered retiring after the London Olympics, but I didn't feel like I was ready" the 2010 world road time-
"And then the lights went off. That means there's no oxygen. The tunnel got blocked off."
...To quote biomimicry pioneer Janine Benyus, "When we stare this deeply into nature's eyes, it takes our breath away, and in a good way, it bursts our bubble. We realise that all our inventions have already appeared in nature in a more elegant form and at a lot less cost to the planet."

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CWG Wrestling: Sushil Bags Gold, Vinesh Phogat ... [Published Outlook India - 2 hours ago]
Final Against Pak's Qamar Abbas Was Easy: Sushi... [Published Outlook India - 2 hours ago]
Emma Pooley to retire from cycling after Common... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
China’s Square Running Track Will Play Havoc Wi... [Published Gizmodo UK - 3 hours ago]
AFP - CGames-2014-ENG-Pooley [Published Namibia Press Agency - 5 hours ago]
Commonwealth Games 2014: Sushil Kumar – The sta... [Published Yahoo! India - 6 hours ago]
Old Beijing gets a new lease of life [Published News.net - 6 hours ago]
Seven fabrics inspired by nature: from the lotu... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
Sushil, 2 others in CWG wrestling finals [Published Business Standard India - 7 hours ago]
Free phone translation service helps foreigners... [Published Beijing International - 8 hours ago]
Shocking Photographs Reveal The Devastating Eff... [Published TAXI - 8 hours ago]
POOLEY TO QUIT CYCLING [Published Mail Online UK - 9 hours ago]
Summer-Joe Hisaishi Piano Stories Concert in Xi... [Published Whats On Xiamen - 13 hours ago]
Northwestern's Collins Selected to Head US Sele... [Published Examiner.com - 15 hours ago]
Great Wall Guangdong : What do Americans ask ab... [Published 4 Traders - 19 hours ago]
7/29/2014: Ht Sport: Vijender, Devendro enter q... [Published Hindustan Times - 20 hours ago]
Nulkaba's Repacholi adds bronze to gold [Published Maitland Mercury - 20 hours ago]
Sukhbir praises Indian medal winners in Glasgow [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 21 hours ago]
GLASGOW SPRINT KING FIRES FOOD JIBE [Published Mail Online UK - 22 hours ago]
Lorna Tonks's long journey to the Commonwealth ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 23 hours ago]
Revenge [Published Horses Internacional - 23 hours ago]
The world’s strangest superstitions [Published BT.com - Jul 28 2014]
Wu wary of another 13-year-old [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 28 2014]
Sukhbir nails winners of Commonwealth games [Published NetIndia123.com - Jul 28 2014]
Tiger Bone Wine: China’s Brewing It and Pretend... [Published Care2 - Jul 28 2014]
Sukhbir Badal congratulates the winners of CWG [Published Business Standard India - Jul 28 2014]
Taiwan wins its 1st gold at judo Asian Open [Published Taiwan Today - Jul 28 2014]
Commonwealth Games 2014: The legacy … [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 28 2014]
It isn't easy to suffer failure: Abhinav Bindra [Published Economic Times - Jul 28 2014]
Drama behind female swim team [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 27 2014]
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Everyone line up: Canada’s tradition of orderly... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 25 2014]
When Israeli-born author Ayelet Tsabari first immigrated to Canada in 1998, a strange sight caught her eye on the sidewalks of Vancouver. Beneath every Canadian bus stop sign, as if commanded by an invisible drill sergeant, citizens young and old automatically ...
Gay diving champion beats depression [Published CNN.com - Video - Jul 23 2014]
Australia's Matthew Mitcham talks about winning gold at Beijing Olympics in 2008 and overcoming depression. ...
Philistinism in Japan: Capital crimes [Published The Economist - Asia - Jul 10 2014]
The Okura: masterpiece of coolIF BEIJING’S hosting of the 2008 Olympics was a sporting success, it was a cultural disaster. It provided the excuse for a years-long orgy of greed, vanity and opaque decision-making that tore into the fabric of an extraordinary ...
Shocking Photographs Of Pollution's Toll On China [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 24 2014]
Photographer Souvid Datta’s series China: The Human Price of Pollution exposes the life-threatening consequences of China’s rapid growth. China's pollution causes an estimated 3.5 million deaths each year. Earlier this year, concentrated levels of pollutants ...
Business and Politics in the South China Sea [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 24 2014]
At 9:00 A.M. on May 9, 2012, Chinese executives and government officials gathered at the headquarters of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to celebrate the commencement of drilling by HYSY981, the country’s first home-grown deepwater semisubmersible ...
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