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Stories about Olympics from August, 2008

China: gold medals=a great power in sports?

51 gold medals, a comment of "truly exceptional" from IOC, and spectacular images left to the world, China held a real party of sports in 16-day Olympics. But does this...

Egypt: Olympics Investigation

China: The Cost of a Gold Medal

China: Translating New York Times Olympic Report

China: Olympic Medals Shape

Jamaica: Athletic Subversion

China: Cop-killer online hero case goes on trial

Yang Jia's case goes to trial today, after having been postponed for the Olympics. Previously he had been harmonized after having been heroized by many online for walking into a...

China: My Peasant Dad Watches The Olympics

China: Weather Intervention

China: Olympic Regrets

Saudi Arabia: Where are the women sport heroes?

MENA: Veiled Athletes in Beijing

Syria and the Olympics

Jordan: Interesting Olympics Statistics

Brazil: An Olympic balance

For a country whose best record was its 15th place in Athens last time, Brazil's 23th medal table position in the Beijing Olympics, with only 3 gold medals was not...

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: People Power

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Cuba: Olympic Medals

Jamaica: Patwa Power

Cape Verde: Counting the Olympic medals for Africa

China: Where's the Fuwa?

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