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Dear sport

DEAR Sport,
You probably don’t remember me but I was the fat kid who tried and sucked at netball, soccer, hockey, squash, judo, long-distance running, no-distance running and, very briefly and traumatically, synchronised swimming.
I did my best to get to know you but the two of us weren’t compatible. I didn’t like your alpha dog-eat-dog competitivism [...]

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Weather with Chinese characteristics

CHINA has defended its decision to launch a bloody military crackdown on Beijing’s weather for the remainder of the Olympics.
“All Chinese patriots enjoy freedom of climate in accordance with the law,” a government official said beneath a suddenly blue Beijing sky. “But rain and stifling humidity are not weather. They are the enemies of [...]

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