Who Can Begrudge the Ordinary Chinese Their Joy?

As New York Times journalist John F. Burns watched the Olympics, he recalled a marathon he ran in Beijing in 1973: The runners will gather, as we did, under the gaze of Mao’s portrait on the great vermilion gate guarding...

Chinese Woman Won London Marathon – BBC

From BBC News Zhou Chunxiu became the first Chinese woman to win the London Marathon. In testing, warm conditions, the 28-year-old broke away from Lornah Kiplagat and Gete Wami after 22 miles. Zhou won in a time of two hours, 21 minutes and 38 seconds with Wami second and Romanian Constantina Tomescu-Dita coming through well […]

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