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3.1 Phillip Lim stores open in London and Beijing

3.1 Phillip Lim stores open in London and Beijing AFP pixThis week Lim also fêted the opening of his Beijing store, his first standalone in the country, with a 500-person party in the Chinese capital. The American designer, who is himself of Chinese descent, described his core customers as “cool, easy … Full News here […]

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Chinese press question the sincerity of London mayor's praise.

Chinese press question the sincerity of London mayor's praise. Boris Johnson, who has served as Mayor of London since 2008, rode on the Beijing Subway on Oct. 15 and praised the subway system as excellent, environmentally clean and reasonably priced, in his first experience taking the subway, reports the China … Full News here – Read […]

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London to become hub for China's yuan

London to become hub for China's yuan BEIJING — Beijing agreed Tuesday to make London a center for handling investment denominated in China's tightly controlled currency as the two sides set aside a spat over the Dalai Lama to expand financial ties. The announcement came in the middle of … Full News here – Read […]

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Best Wishes From Beijing (London 2012 Olympic Song) – Music Video HD – Beijing Video

Best Wishes from Beijing (北京祝福你) The 2012 sequel to 2008’s Welcome to Beijing (北京欢迎你) In order of appearance: Lang Lang 朗朗Jackie Chan 成龙Song Zuying 宋祖英And…

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Mark Hunter, Beijing Olympic gold medallist and silver winner in London in the

Mark Hunter, Beijing Olympic gold medallist and silver winner in London in the … “It's the pinnacle of the British rowing calendar, taking place where I developed my skills,” said the oarsman who rose from being an East End apprentice waterman to the first lightweight to captain the Leander Club, and epitomises the democratic face […]

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Team SA ready for London Paralympic Games

Team SA ready for London Paralympic Games Team South Africa jetted out of the country last Tuesday, with the team of 62 hoping to outdo their run at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The 2008 contingent of 66 managed to bag 30 medals, 21 of which were gold, and land sixth in the overall standings. Full […]

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Irreverent London beats majestic Beijing

Irreverent London beats majestic Beijing Amid the many memorable sporting moments at the just-concluded London Olympics, my personal favourite happened just last Saturday. Mo Farah, the popular British long-distance running star who won both the 5000m and the 10000m races, was joined in … Full News here – Read more on AsiaOne

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London 2012 kayak: Mark de Jonge wins bronze as Canada ties medal haul

London 2012 kayak: Mark de Jonge wins bronze as Canada ties medal haul … Could have been a case of rack and ruin, wave crooked bye-bye to London 2012 — after failing to qualify for Beijing, after taking a leave of absence from his job, after recommitting himself to a sport that he'd almost abandoned. […]

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US coach McCutcheon creates new story in London

US coach McCutcheon creates new story in London 20, 2008 file photo, United States head coach Hugh McCutcheon reacts after his team defeated Serbia during their men's volleyball quarterfinals match at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Everything is so different now, four years after McCutcheon's father … Full News here – Read more on Atlanta […]

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London 2012 Olympics: Beijing medal count is no curse – Jonathan Edwards

London 2012 Olympics: Beijing medal count is no curse – Jonathan Edwards For days, we suspected that the magic weaved by the British team in Beijing was a curse on these Olympics on home soil. Perhaps that success in China is going to prove a blessing after all as the British team won an extraordinary […]

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Comparing London to Beijing

Comparing London to Beijing Going to and from venues in Beijing on the media shuttles seemed easier because they closed down more roads. Here, there's more traffic in the city and while there are special lanes there has been heavy traffic issues. Time, though, has been allowed … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Olympics Fans Note Differences Between London and Beijing Games – Voice of America

LONDON — For many veteran fans of the Olympics, the London experience has so far been quite different than that of the Beijing games in 2008. American Gary Davis has been to nine Olympics and says the stadiums built for the London games cannot compare to … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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2012 Olympics: Dana Vollmer, after missing Beijing, returns with world record in London – Washington Post

LONDON — Dana Vollmer spent the last Summer Olympics in Fiji, swimming in the warm open waters of the Pacific Ocean. She did not feel good about herself. She did not feel good about her body. She did not feel good about her life’s pursuit, competitive … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Lopez seeks London gold in taekwondo after Beijing bronze – YAHOO!

LONDON (Reuters) – American Steven Lopez wants to reclaim taekwondo gold in London after winning only bronze in 2008 in Beijing, a medal he says was a wake-up call reminding him victory was not automatic after topping the podium a host of times. Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Opening Ceremony 2012: How London Compared to Spectacle in Beijing – Bleacherreport.com

The 2012 Summer Olympics have officially kicked off and while London’s rendition of the ceremonial start wasn’t quite the spectacle Beijing produced, it still put forth a quality effort full of memorable moments. Beijing was over the top. Not that that is … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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