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President urges saturation in sports

Nation will grow more fit, better prepared for Olympics, he says

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Olympics to spur winter sport sector

President Xi Jinping’s support for the winter sports industry has triggered an enthusiastic response from the sector, while experts are calling for an emphasis on management and staff training.

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Olympic swimmers spark interest in cupping therapy

Traditional cupping therapy gained more popularity among Chinese during this summer’s Olympics, with images of the red-stamped back of US swimmer Michael Phelps circulating on the internet.

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Chinese visitors not shy about spending

Chinese tourists in Brazil for the Olympics will spend an average of 72,145 yuan ($10,860), according to the latest report from Ctrip, one of China’s leading online travel service providers.

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Olympics beckon, so that retirement cafe will have to wait

Dreams are sometimes realized at the most unlikely times, and in the case of the Chinese tennis player Zhang Shuai, the Australian Open last month was such an occasion.

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China cheers for 1st Tibetan Olympic medalist

XINING/LONDON – She grew up herding yaks on a plateau meadow, just like many other women from rural Tibet. Singing and praying accounted for much of her spare time. And it was not until 2008 that she got the chance to watch the Olympic Games on TV for the first time. But 22-year-old Choeyang Kyi […]

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