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China’s Olympic Fetish for First

With 42 medals, 20 of them coated with those much coveted 30 carats, China is just behind the U.S. for first in the overall and gold medal counts at London 2012 (as of August 3, 14:00 PST). In China, there has long been a...

China Wins Two Gold in Weightlifting at World Championship

While seven countries were banned because they had failed to follow drug testing procedures, China won two gold medals for weightlifting in the world championship in Paris. The Washington Post reports: Wu Jingbiao captured the...

China ‘To Top Games Medal Table’

In China, people have long regarded the achievement of Olympic gold medal as a national honor. This Summer, it appears they may beat the U.S. to top the Olympics’ gold count. From BBC News: China is being tipped to end the...

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