Archive for August 15th, 2008

  • Mongolia Wins First-Ever Gold Medal

    Mongolia Wins First-Ever Gold Medal

    In a dramatic fashion Mongolia’s 100kg heavyweight judo champion, Tuvshinbayar Naidan, won the country’s first-ever gold medal in Olympic history by defeating Kazakhstan’s Ashkat Zhitkeyev in the final. Twenty-four year-old Naidan,

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  • Former US Coach’s “Half-People” Remark- New Evidence On Age

    Former US Coach’s “Half-People” Remark- New Evidence On Age

    BEIJING – According to various media sources, new evidence on age-doctoring was found concerning the Chinese women’s gymnastics team. A new report by Associated Press claims that there are published pieces in last year’s November issue of China’s

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  • Calendar: 08/15/08

    Calendar: 08/15/08

    Murakami to Speak at Cal EVENT: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle author DESCRIPTION: Haruki Murakami is an internationally recognized Japanese novelist, writer, translator and winner of the Yomiuri Prize for his critically acclaimed book. Tickets go on sale Aug. 10. DETAILS: $16-30, Oct. 11, 8 p.m., […]

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  • Spanish Olympians – More Controversial Photos Uncovered

    Spanish Olympians – More Controversial Photos Uncovered

    Just one day after the media centered the spotlight on Spain’s Olympic men’s basketball team and their offensive photo, more photos were discovered and surfaced on Spain’s other teams. New additions to the controversy are Spain’s women’s basketball team and Spain’s women’s tennis team. Despite […]

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  • Daily Dose: 08/15/08

    Daily Dose: 08/15/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Minorities Will Become the Majority in 2042 » Criminal Charges Against Houston Bus Owner Possible in Deadly Crash » OCA & C-100 Find Spanish Olympics Basketball Team’s Photo Offensive » Indians for McCain Held Event in Honor of India’s 61st […]

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  • Chinese Women Gymnasts Win Gold – Age in Question

    Chinese Women Gymnasts Win Gold – Age in Question

    Yet another controversy surrounds the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Following the offensive photos taken by Spanish Olympians, the legitimacy of the gold medal won by China’s women’s gymnastics team is in question based on their age. Former standout Olympian gymnast Dominique Dawes says “Gymnasts tend to […]

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  • Beijing Olympic Medal Count Update 08/15/08

    Beijing Olympic Medal Count Update 08/15/08

    2008 Olympic Medal Count Gold Silver Bronze Total COUNTRY United States 14 13 19 46 China 26 9 6 41 South Korea 6 9 3 18 Japan 6 4 3 13 North Korea 1 1 3 5 Kazakhstan 0 3 2 5 Kyrgyzstan 0 1 […]

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  • APA Olympians Update: 08/14/08

    APA Olympians Update: 08/14/08

    Gao Jun, Crystal Huang and Wang Chen — Table Tennis Natalie Coughlin — Swimming

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  • APA Olympians Update: 08/13/08

    APA Olympians Update: 08/13/08

    Gao Jun and Crystal Huang — Table Tennis Lovieanne Jung — Softball Natalie Coughlin — Swimming Logan Tom, Robyn Ah-Mow Santos, Lindsey Berg — Indoor Volleyball

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  • The Race For Number One in District One

    The Race For Number One in District One

    Board of Supervisor Asian American candidates on neighborhood issues Many Asian Americans residents of District 1 (Richmond) have high hopes that come November they will have an Asian American supervisor. The frontrunners to replace termed-out Jake McGoldrick – Eric Mar, Sue Lee and Alicia Wang […]

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