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Posted in 2008 Olympics, News, Sports Business, Tennis, Track and Field/Athletics at 10:22 am by Nicole

Track and field: More on the Hershey’s Track and Field Classic (U.S. vs. China)(Philadelphia Daily News); The Official Press Release for the Event (Yahoo Finance)

The Olympic Scheduling Controversy: Lenton slams NBC TV’s Olympic Swim Campaign and Time Switch May Be A Plus: Talbot (The Age, Australia)

The BOCOG Official-Sacking Controversy: Beijing Corruption Case Signals Political Battle (Reuters India)

Tennis: China Pleased About Wimbledon Seeding for Li (CRIEnglish.com) Editor’s note: This is a big deal. With her 28th-place seeding at Wimbledon, Li Na becomes China’s first seeded player in a Grand Slam singles championsip.

Rugby: Leicester helps build Chinese dynasty and Johnson and Underwood Lead Leicester’s Chinese Takeaway (Times Online, UK); British rugby stars impart skills to Chinese kids (ZeeNews.com)

Winter Asian Games: UAE for Asian Games ice hockey (Gulfnews.com) Editor’s Note: The Winter Asian Games will be held in Changchun, China from January 28-February 4.

Sports diplomacy: Cuban Sport Leader Visits China (Escambray, Cuba)

More on 2008: China prepares Olympic menu with Chinese characteristics (People’s Daily Online)

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