China has been known for its pursuit of gold medals since its re-entry into the Olympics in 1980. But is China’s gold-or-bust attitude shifting? Although there is still a way to go, things are slowly changing for the better, Rebecca Zhong writes.
The game which glitters more than gold
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Buzkashi: Afghanistan’s game of horses and headless goats
Society and culture | South Asia
Buzkashi is a traditional Central Asian sport with an intriguing political significance. Benjamin Clarke recounts his experiences at a match in Afghanistan.
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