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  1. News - China

    Cross-strait tennis partners 'forced' to talk politics

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 11:11am by Amy Li

    ... in Hunan province, the birthplace of Mao Zedong- also said she and Hsieh would not broach the topic in private. “I’ve liked being called ‘strait combination’ from the very beginning,” Peng said, ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    Holding up more than half the sky

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 09:18pm by Tim Noonan

    ... Trailblazing Li Na has done more to show her country in a positive light than any politico could ever imagine Holding up more than half the sky Let's be honest China, Mao Zedong got ... of the first leaders anywhere to call for equal pay for equal work and it was Mao who once famously opined, "women hold up half the sky". However, in hindsight, the so-called father of modern ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Inner Mongolia to stage novel horse-race meeting, but no bets allowed

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... capped with the running of the National Breeders Cup over 1,600m. Shanghai Race Club thrived during the 1920s and '30s, but legal gambling has been mostly outlawed on the mainland since Mao Zedong took over power in 1949. Since then there have been various efforts to establish flat racing, and some have featured lottery-style "games", with prizes aimed at circumventing ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Historic Chengdu meeting another hoof in the door

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 10:11pm by Michael Cox

    ... a professionally run operation. Since betting on horse racing was outlawed by Chairman Mao Zedong in 1949, the sport has been for the most part disorganised and lacking the stability and focus a single ...

  5. Sport - China - BOXING

    Zou Shiming's long march into the pro ranks

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... focus on training." Zou is also taking the plunge into the professional ranks not too long after China lifted a ban on boxing imposed by Mao Zedong at the height of the Cultural Revolution. ...



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