Tag Archives: china

Sochi recap: Figure skating, team event, Day 1

For the first time ever trying out the team figure skating in the Winter Olympics, Russian Federation, Canada, China and Japan hold the top four places needed to advance, respectively, while the USA trails in a tie for fifth. Date: … Continue ...

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Traveling in China: A classic tale from the archives

Perhaps it’s self-indulgent to post a 4-year-old first-person travelogue. But this was probably the most popular post on my “profile-page blog” at USA TODAY, and that profile page has finally disappeared. Anticipating this problem, ...

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