It is hard to ignore events of a scale such as the Olympic Games. But having been raised in a family where sports were kept at a safe distance, and the primary (and often only) exercise consisted of simply biking everywhere (living in Holland, that’s what you can expect, of course), I have been quite successful at avoiding it throughout […]
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David Levinson There are thousands of different styles of Chinese martial arts and related physical activities that have developed and changed over a period of some 5,000 years. General categories include external (focused on other people), internal (focused on personal development), North China, South China, Shaolin, Buddhist, and Daoist. For most Chinese, the focus of martial-arts practice is mainly internal, […]
The newest resource to be added to ChinaConnectU, the Sports Center, contains loads of information on China and sports, including the complete text of China Gold: China’s Quest for Global Power and Olympic Glory. Since we are concentrating on sports, we decided to give in to the “Linsanity” here at FaceToFace and write a little bit about Jeremy Lin and […]