Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Reaction to Liu Xiang's Withdrawal

Yao Ming consoles fallen Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang
Chinese sports fans have been in mourning since the nation's 110-metre hurdling hero Liu hobbled away from his Olympic heat with a foot injury earlier this ...

Sobbing Chinese smash misconceptions of inscrutability - UK
... what it has done to change the world's view of China. The noted anthropologist, who had been discussing the subject that morning on a Chinese TV show, ...

For Chinese, Liu's withdrawal caps rethinking of gold obsession
Xinhua - China
More and more Chinese are taking the attitude of enjoying sports. China is far away from the period when it has to prove its national strength with gold ...

Chinese fans crushed when injury halts Liu Xiang's medal hopes
Seattle Times - United States
On Monday morning Liu bowed out of the competition because of an injury, and Chinese fans immediately felt his pain. Some cried in the stands. ...

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