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    Singapore rules the waves in Nanjing


    Bernie Chin and Samantha Yom registered a historic sailing double for Singapore winning gold in the men’s and women’s one-person dinghy events. In the windsurfing, meanwhile, Argentina’s Francisco Cru...

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    Rhythmic gymnastics: Russians sweep the board


    The next generation of Russian rhythmic gymnasts maintained their country’s proud tradition in the discipline in Nanjing, winning both gold medals on offer. Irina Annenkova took individual gold while ...

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    Golden girls from three continents enjoy Nanjing limelight


    The five women’s taekwondo golds were won by athletes from five different countries, as fighters from Thailand, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Iran and USA all topped the podium. Wongpattanakit in a class o...

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    Athlete Role Model Lucie Décosse hails “wonderful” Nanjing experience


    The 2012 Olympic judo champion and three-time world gold medallist Lucie Décosse of France was one of 38 Athlete Role Models who travelled to Nanjing to fly the flag for the Olympic values and pass on...

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    Rivalry and friendship on the tatami in Nanjing


    The women’s judo competition in Nanjing provided the sport with a great showcase, as each of the gold medallists secured victory in a different way. The individual competitions were followed up by an ...

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    Canoe-kayak slalom in Nanjing: France buoyed by double success


    Quickly adapting to a new format, which had them launching themselves from a ramp before negotiating eight buoys on identical adjacent courses, the athletes competing in the canoe and kayak slalom eve...

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    Nanjing athletes pledge for a brighter future


    In the spirit of the Youth Olympic Games, during the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014, the 3,800 athletes pledged to become ambassadors both on and off the field of play, while encouraging those aroun...

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    Men’s taekwondo in Nanjing: New generation strut their stuff


    The men’s taekwondo competition at Nanjing 2014 produced a remarkably high standard, with the gold medals going to athletes from five different countries, underlining the sport’s global popularity. No...

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    Wu factor at the Natatorium


    China’s Wu Shengping dazzled the crowds inside Nanjing’s Natatorium with a succession of dominant performances in the women’s diving. After easing her way to gold in both the 10m platform and the 3m s...

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    Young titans of the tatami shine in Nanjing


    The men’s judo competition at Nanjing 2014 produced some hard-fought bouts and no little perspiration, with the four gold-medal winners all serving notice of their rich potential. Zhauyntayev gets th...