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It's all Chinese - don't bother with English!
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) If you don't speak Chinese and want to make yourself understood in Beijing, you might as well save yourself the trouble of finding the right words even in English.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 9:22:33 PM

Five Tibet activists detained at Tiananmen Square
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) Chinese police detained five Tibetan independence supporters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square Sunday, after the latest in a series of protests in the Olympic host city.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 9:22:07 PM

International weightlifting body says 'no' to Monika
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS)Weightlifter Monika Devi may have been cleared of the doping stigma by an internal committee of the Indian Weightlifting Federation, but the sport's international body has summarily rejected her entry from the the Beijing Olympic Games.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 9:02:14 PM

Medals table after 18 events
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) The following is the medals tally after completion of 18 events on the second day of Beijing Olympic Games here Sunday:

Sunday, August 10, 2008 9:01:34 PM

Chinese judoka Xian retains Olympic gold
Beijing, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) The 33-year-old Chinese judo veteran and defending champion Xian Dongmei, who gave birth to her daughter 18 months ago, won China's first judo gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games here Sunday, stunning Kum Ae An from North Korea in the 52kg class final.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:52:26 PM

Saina, Sridhar stay alive in badminton
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Saina Nehwal and Anup Sridhar played true to their rankings and form to win their matches in the Olympic badminton competition at the Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium Sunday. They kept the Indian camp with some hope as their more celebrated compatriots in other disciplines faded away on the second day of the Games.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:37:18 PM

Lifter Jaroenrattanatarakoon attributes her gold to name change
Beijing, Aug 10 (Xinhua) William Shakespeare might have said 'what's in a name', but Thai weightlifter Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon who won her country's first gold medal at the Olympics Sunday thinks otherwise.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:36:48 PM

Saina, Sridhar move up on a dismal day
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Shuttlers provided the only silver lining on an otherwise gloomy day for India at the Beijing Olympic Games Sunday.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 7:48:13 PM

Paes and Bhupathi to begin their Olympic campaign Monday
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi will look to rework their old magic in their quest for the elusive Olympic medal in men's doubles when they take on talented Gael Monfils and Gilles Simon of France in the opening round at the Olympic Green Tennis Centre here Monday.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 7:06:28 PM

Khade fails to make a splash in 200m freestyle
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) The highly rated Virdhawal Khade failed to create even a ripple in the swimming pool as he finished a lowly seventh to crash out of the 200m freestyle event in the Olympics Games here Sunday.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 6:45:13 PM

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