Aug 6, 2012
China Digital Times
Netizen Voices: Olympic Insanity
What does Olympic obsession do for-or to-the athletes subjected to it? And what does it gain the average citizen? China's intermittent lead in the medal count speaks to the strength of its "national system" for training elite sportsmen, a Soviet-style program of gruelling training.
Queen Attracts Most Social Media Posts During Olympics Opening Ceremony, According To Tencent
Tencent, the leading online media company in China, today announced that the most discussed topic in China over the course of the Opening Ceremony was the Queen's entrance via helicopter alongside James Bond.
Chinese shooter Yi Siling takes first Olympic gold
PanARMENIAN.Net - Eleven hours after the Queen officially opened the Games of the XXX Olympiad and seven British youngsters lit the Olympic cauldron, the first gold medal of the Games was awarded.
Memories, but no medal, for pregnant Olympian
Pregnant Olympic shooter Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi didn't win a medal, but she still will have quite a story to tell her daughter someday about their experience together at the London Games.