Chinese president Hu Jintao likes Australia's new Prime Minister, who served as a diplomat to China in the 80s, so much that he invited Kevin Rudd and his family to...
About our Olympics coverage
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August, 2012. With 26 sports, 10,500 athletes and millions of spectators, the Olympics is the world’s biggest sporting event. London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948.
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