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Crossover: Chinese delegation reacts to badminton charge

08-02-2012 07:35 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

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Eight women's badminton players were disqualified by the sport's governing body on Wednesday for trying to lose on purpose to secure favorable draw, while the hosts finally claimed their first gold medals at the London Games after four days of agonizing wait. Full story>>

For more on the London Games, we are now joined by our correspondent Wang Dong.

Q1: Hello, Wang Dong, we know that the Badminton World Federation has charged two Chinese athletes and six more from South Korea and Indonesia with deliberately throwing a match and conducting oneself in a manner that is detrimental to the sport. What’s the reaction from the Chinese delegation?

Q2: Has this triggered any negative reactions?

Q3: We know that the track and field competition will kick off in the coming days. China’s Liu Xiang is the hottest candidate for gold in the men’s 110 meter hurdles. And we know that you have met with one of Liu Xiang’s most powerful rivals, Aries Nerritt from the US, how do you feel about the competition?

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