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Gold dusted?

China ahead of US, likely to prevail, in tally of most precious medal

By John Powers
Globe Staff / August 19, 2008

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BEIJING - By now, the Chinese national anthem has been played so often at the Games of the XXIXth Olympiad that most foreign spectators probably can hum it from memory. With just five full days left before the stadium cauldron is snuffed out, the hosts had a substantial lead over the United States in the gold medal race (39-22) and ... (Full article: 966 words)

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