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  1. Long march to London: will Mao's poems inspire volleyball team?

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... reform and opening after the tumultuous Cultural Revolution (1966-76). The team went on to win four world titles in a row, including their first Olympic gold medal in 1984, and catapulted ... course on some of Mao's poems, the China Volleyball Association said on its website. The study and reading of the poems represent another sign of a revived push for 'red culture ...

  2. 1984: Mr Big Shot

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... representative of China to win a gold medal, in the free pistol event. Xu, a 'barefoot doctor' responsible for providing rudimentary medical services in rural areas during the Cultural Revolution, then makes a career change and starts selling chemical fertiliser. Xu scores 565 points in Los Angeles, one more than Sweden's Ragnar Skanaker (a 1972 gold medallist in the event). Xu ...

  3. US baseball seeks its own Yao Ming

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... work, used to thrive on the mainland and was especially popular among the elite. But it was wiped out by reactionaries during the Cultural Revolution. The success of baseball in other parts ...

  4. With the hard work done, officials will keep fingers crossed that nothing goes wrong

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... at the top of their game against the very best in the world, but also because it sowed the seeds for another cultural revolution, one that brought more openness and greater understanding, peacefully, ...

  5. Forget gold, mainland tells its icons

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... since the 1980s. Past players have been held up as the ultimate national heroines for a generation of Chinese by the government after the traumas of the Cultural Revolution. But it's ...

  6. Popular app can give TV coverage a shot in the arm

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Are we watching a cultural revolution in Hong Kong racing- perhaps even world racing- with the Jockey Club's racing simulator app? Many will see that proposition ... gimmicks. And to a large extent, that viewpoint is correct, but that isn't where we are coming from for this column. No, we are thinking of a different cultural revolution- one dealing ...

  7. NFL propaganda would shame the most patriotic Beijing cadres

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... with Yao Ming and basketball. Basketball was one of the few vestiges of western culture to survive the Cultural Revolution and the reason it did was because by the 1960s the game was so ingrained ... and apparently a few Spaniards as well. But France? American popular culture? Forget it. If you took all the people who were watching the Super Bowl in Europe, Canada, Central and South America, ...

  8. Operation Yao Ming

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... of the notorious Red Guard, and an embittered Zhu Yong, a scorned sports bureaucrat persecuted during the Cultural Revolution but who reappeared as the Communist Party secretary in charge of job ...

  9. 873 days to go

    Posted Mar 19th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... In a case of 'killing the chicken to scare the monkeys', Chinese players who misbehave are liable to find themselves being 're-educated'. Peter Goff reports on the latest high-profile victim of a draconian system The dark days of the Cultural Revolution may not mean much to China's current batch of little emperors, but the harsh language ...

  10. Whole new ball game

    Posted Sep 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was consumed with amazement. Amid the frenzy and suspicion of the Cultural Revolution, China's sportsmen and women stayed firmly at home, taking no part in international competition. In 1971, ...




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