Aug 12, 2012
China's Neurotic Olympic Spirit
The London Games have sparked debates in China about everything from the country's obsession with winning to its victim mentality.
The Star Online
Rivals chip away at China dominance in weightlifting
The rise and fall of steel-loaded barbells on the London Olympic weightlifting platform decided 15 gold medals, rewrote eight world records and revealed a challenge to China's dominance.
National pride runs through Olympics, now as ever
Given the depths of his anguish, you might have thought Wu Jingbiao had lost a loved one.
The New Zealand Herald
Michele Hewitson: My medal fatigue
I really tried this time. I gave it my very best. I wanted to beat my PB. I was going for gold.
Silver Medal Amounts to "Disgracing the Motherland" for One Chinese Olympian
The exception, apparently, is in China. The country is currently in the lead in both total medals and Gold medals, but one Chinese Olympian is less than thrilled about his contribution to the cause.