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Olympic Torch to be removed, refashioned into a statue

Beijing Times: A dismantling project is underway to take apart the Olympic Torch that held the 2008 Olympic Flame standing on top of Beijing’s Bird Nest National Stadium.

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First half-African, half-Chinese national volleyball player

A 20-year-old volleyball player from Zhejiang has made the Volleyball Association’s list of 18 big-shot volleyball players.

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Maggie’s is back, the Olympics are really over

Maggie’s Bar opens again.

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Olympic used goods auction

A report from the end of September by France24 about an auction to sell off more than 20 million used Olympic objects.

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Beijing traffic: it’s back

The first day of bad traffic in Beijing after Olympic restrictions ended on the weekend.

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“I just went to take a bath”

The national soccer team member who booked a hotel room for half an hour just wanted a chance to bathe in peace, he says.

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Real estate sales plummet during the Olympic month

Beijing Times (京华时报): The total number of the home sales in the August “Olympic Month” jumped 25% from July to 1780.

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The giant ear of corn at the closing ceremony

A tower of red corn, and Placido Domingo and Song Zuying’s relationship and the closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympics Games.

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Who are the hottest Olympians?

New Express (新快报): the newspaper released a list of ‘the sexiest Olympic athletes’.

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Lip-synching? Let’s pretend it didn’t happen

The western media loves Lin Miaoke!

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