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  1. Sport - China - ATHLETICS

    Justin Gatlin runs fastest 100m of the season in Shanghai

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:35am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Wenjun, who won the 110 hurdles in front of an ecstatic home crowd which included Chinese track and field superstar Liu Xiang. Xie, who is a close friend of the 2004 Olympics 110 metre hurdles ...

  2. Sport - China - ATHLETICS

    China’s Liu on road to recovery

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 05:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Shanghai

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai China’s star hurdler Liu Xiang is bedridden after an operation for an injury which forced his exit from the Olympics but he could be back on his feet next month, a newspaper has said. Coach Sun Haiping said Liu could start walking in mid-October after rupturing his Achilles tendon, an injury that dashed his Olympic hopes and put his future career ...

  3. Sport - China - ATHLETICS

    Chinese athletes head for Moscow, but one eye is on Beijing 2015

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse With the Liu Xiang era all but ended, mainland looks to a new breed of track and field athletes China's young stars keep one eye on 2015 With the Liu Xiang era ... have long rested on 110 metres hurdler Liu, who became China's first men's Olympic track and field champion at Athens 2004. However, strikingly similar Olympic injury exits at Beijing ...

  4. Sport - China - ATHLETICS

    Pressure to reform mounts on China sports system

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... only 12 per cent, with the remainder going to the authorities, even though athletics is not normally as lucrative as tennis and golf. China's greatest athlete Liu Xiang, who became ... to race when he should have been recovering from injuries. Many hope 22-year-old Xie Wenjun will follow in Liu's footsteps, after he came third in the 110m event in Shanghai with a personal ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Hong Kong's disdainful attitude toward sport is costing it medals

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... for bragging rights at the top of the medal standings, it will have to do something about its athletics programme. Liu Xiang's gold medal in the 110 metres hurdles at 2004 Athens Olympics ...

  6. Sport - China - ATHLETICS

    Kirani James wins 400m in Shanghai meeting

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... China's emerging hurdling talent Xie Wenjun came third with a personal best time of 13.28 seconds. Many sports fans in China hope the 22-year-old will follow in the footsteps of Liu Xiang, who has been forced out of the season with injury, with some reports in China doubting if he will return. Liu became a national hero when he claimed China's first Olympic track and field gold ...



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