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China to put in its best in Olympics basketball
Nanjing (China), Aug 2 (Xinhua) China is gearing up to put in its best performance in the men's basketball event at the Beijing Olympics..

Saturday, August 02, 2008 6:07:15 PM

Beijing to ensure balance between income and expenditure in Olympics
Beijing, Aug 2 (Xinhua) Beijing Olympics Games organisers say they will not be extravagant in spending and will maintain a balance between income and expenditure.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 4:39:20 PM

Brazil beats Vietnam 2-0 in Olympic football warm-up
Hanoi, Aug 2 (Xinhua) Striker Alexandre Pato and half-back Thiago Neves scored a goal apiece to give the Brazilian Olympic team a 2-0 victory over the Vietnamese national squad.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 4:35:42 PM

Olympic Truce Wall launched in Village
Beijing, Aug 2 (Xinhua) The Olympic Truce Wall was launched here in the Olympic Village as athletes, International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials and the Beijing Olympic Games organisers signed on it to express their wish for a peaceful world.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 3:47:07 PM

No internet censorship deal with China, says IOC
Beijing, Aug 2 (DPA) The International Olympic Committee made no deal with China on limiting Internet access to the media at the Beijing Olympics, IOC president Jacques Rogge said Saturday.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 2:54:02 PM

Rahul Gandhi to study working of Grameen Bank
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi, general secretary of India's Congress party, who is on a five-day trip to Bangladesh to learn about the poverty alleviation programmes and the micro-finance projects of the nation's famous Grameen Bank, will visit the bank's head office here as well as a project in Manikganj district, officials said.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 1:03:48 PM

Table tennis teams get seedings, a first in Olympics
Beijing, Aug 2 (Xinhua) World table tennis governing body ITTF has announced the seedings for the Olympic Games team events, which are introduced for the first time in the Olympic history.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 12:53:27 PM

Cambodia calls in FBI to help find journalist's killer
Phnom Penh, Aug 2 (DPA) Cambodia has called on the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to help find the killer of an opposition journalist and his son, who were gunned down last month during the national election campaign, a government spokesman said Saturday.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 11:11:24 AM

China opens some Internet sites blocked to the media
Beijing, Aug 2 (DPA) Chinese organisers and not the International Olympic Committee were to be blamed for this week's Internet controversy over blocked websites at the Beijing Games, the IOC's media director Kevan Gosper said here Saturday.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 11:09:13 AM

Five NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 1 (Xinhua) At least five NATO soldiers were killed Friday in two separate roadside bomb blasts in eastern Afghanistan, officials said.

Friday, August 01, 2008 11:40:40 PM

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