China Leaves Underage Gymnast in the Cold

Dong Fangxiao, the Olympic gymnast who has been found to have been underage when she competed in Sydney in 2000, has gotten little support from Chinese authorities, AP reports: Despite China’s official denials,...

Gym Officials: China’s 2008 Gold Medalists of Age

The Olympics gymnasts who were accused of falsifying their ages in order to compete have been officially cleared, though questions remain about bronze medalists from the 2000 Games. AP reports: International gymnastics officials...

Still Finding Joy in Sport That Led to Paralysis

As Chinese gymnasts are making both positive and negative news, the New York Times profiles former professional gymnast Sang Lan, who was paralyzed during a competition ten years ago: Ten years ago, she was a 17-year-old...

Training Slogans for Chinese Olympians (With Photo)

From “Leaders put pressure,Subordinates put pressure. Pressure each other. Pressure oneself. There will be no breakthrough if one does not take the hardest hardship; there will be no champion if one does not go...



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