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U.S. China News 2012.08.05

Sun, August 5, 2012

US women rout China, tie record
FOXSports.com
A few days after the U.S. men’s team shattered the Olympic scoring record for points in a game, the women put on their own show. Diana Taurasi scored 22 points and the women matched the 114 points they scored against Spain in 1992, but and fell well
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US women match 20-year-old mark
ESPN
LONDON — The Americans were at it again, putting up record numbers in another impressive offensive performance at the Olympic basketball tournament. This time it was the U.S. women’s team. Just days after the U.S. men shattered the Olympic record for
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US and China neck-and-neck in Olympic medals race
Jackson Sun
The final week of the games will be dominated by medal events in track and field, where the United States is much stronger than China. USA Track & Field is targeting 30 medals overall. U.S. hopes took a hit when LaShawn Merritt pulled up in his heat with a
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USA vs. China Women’s Basketball: Grades, Twitter Reaction and Analysis
Bleacher Report
China and the USA may be locked in a battle for medal supremacy at the 2012 Olympics, but on the women’s basketball court, there is nothing remotely competitive about this matchup. That much became clear as Team USA blasted its way to a 114-66 win.
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China calls in US diplomat over South China Sea
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry has called in a senior U.S. diplomat to protest against remarks by the U.S. State Department raising concerns over tensions in the contested South China Sea, further intensifying an already fraught territorial dispute
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The US-Vs-China Olympic Battle Is Too Close To Call
Business Insider
But in the wake of an eventful week, China remain on course for an epic tussle with the USA atop the medal table in the second half of the London Games. At the halfway mark, just two medals separated the superpowers in both the gold medal total and the
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China blasts US for sending ‘wrong message’ on South China Sea disputes
CNN
(CNN) — China blasted the United States on Saturday for its recent public criticism and urging of diplomacy to address territorial disputes in the South China Sea, saying the U.S. statement shows “total disregard for the facts” and sends “a seriously wrong
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Basketball: US women’s win sets line-up for quarters
Chicago Tribune
LONDON (Reuters) – The long-reigning U.S. women’s basketball team stretched their Olympic winning streak to 38 games with a 114-66 thrashing of China on Sunday that established the line-up for Tuesday’s quarter-finals. The Americans, who won the last
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Lofty status for US and China
Boston.com
LONDON — Four days into the Games of the XXX Olympiad the citizenry already had its knickers in a twist over Her Majesty’s athletes failing to finish atop the podium. The Georgians, Hungarians and Kazakhs had won gold medals but the British, who’d
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US women put on offensive show of their own in 114-66 rout of China in Olympic
Washington Post
China was able to hang with the U.S. for a quarter behind its own hot shooting before the Americans turned the game into a blowout with a huge second quarter run. The victory was the Americans’ 38th-straight in Olympic play and gave them the top seed in
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China: U.S. sent wrong signal on dispute
UPI.com
A statement from the U.S. Department of State released Friday said the United States government is concerned by the increased tensions in the South China Sea and is monitoring the situation closely. “In particular, China’s upgrading of the administrative
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China protests US State Department remarks on South China Sea
NBCNews.com
In a statement released late on Saturday, China’s Foreign Ministry said Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Kunsheng summoned the U.S. Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Wang to make “serious representations” about the issue. The State Department
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China Summons US Diplomat
Wall Street Journal
China’s Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Chunsheng on Saturday summoned the deputy chief of mission of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Robert S. Wang, to say that Washington has “totally ignored the facts, confounded right and wrong and sent the wrong
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Olympics 2012: Diana Taurasi scores 22 points to lead Team USA blowout over
New York Daily News
LONDON – The U.S. women’s basketball team tied their own Olympic scoring record Sunday with a 114-63 rout of China. Diana Taurasi scored 22 points and the women matched the 114 points they scored against Spain in 1992, but and fell well short of the
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China summons US diplomat over South China Sea row
The Hindu
Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Kunsheng told the U.S. diplomat Robert Wang that China expressed its “strong dissatisfaction” at Friday’s statement from the State Department, which “disregarded the facts, confused right with wrong, sent a seriously wrong
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London 2012 Medal Count: How This Week’s Events Will Impact US Olympic
Bleacher Report
It should be no surprise to anyone that the U.S. and China are together atop the medal count standings through the first week of the 2012 London Games. The Americans and Chinese always find themselves battling closely for supremacy on the sports world’s
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China rebukes US diplomat for sending ‘wrong signal’ on South China Sea
The Guardian
China‘s foreign ministry has called in a senior US diplomat to express “strong dissatisfaction” at remarks by the US state department raising concerns over tensions in the disputed South China Sea, in the latest political spat between the two countries.
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China tells US not to meddle in disputes over islands
Sydney Morning Herald
BEIJING: China’s Foreign Ministry has called in a senior US diplomat to protest against remarks by the State Department over rising tensions in the disputed South China Sea. The Assistant Foreign Minister, Zhang Kunsheng, summoned the deputy chief of
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China Says US Sending ‘Wrong Signal’ on South China Sea
Businessweek
China said U.S. criticism of its attempt to bolster claims to gas- and oil-rich islands in the South China Sea sent “a seriously wrong signal” to nations embroiled in territorial disputes in the region. China’s recent actions “run counter to collaborative diplomatic
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Commentary: US should refrain from sending wrong signals over South China Sea
Xinhua
5 (Xinhua) — A recent U.S. statement on the South China Sea sent wrong signals and did not help with the peace and stability in the region and Asia-Pacific at large. The U.S. State Department on Friday accused China of taking unconstructive moves in the
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US women’s basketball team beats China in record-setting performance
Chicago Tribune
LONDON — Closing pool play unbeaten and with its 38th straight Olympic victory, the U.S. women’s basketball team destroyed China 114-66 Sunday afternoon at Basketball Arena. The U.S., which faces Canada in Tuesday’s quarterfinals, tied its 20-year team
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Final tally for Super Saturday Olympic medals
Houston Chronicle (blog)
The home team won six medals on Saturday and now has the third most in the 2012 London Games, behind only the U.S. and China. Great Britain’s gold medal count now stands at 14 after Mohamed Farah became the first British runner ever to win the gold
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2012 Olympic Medal Count: United States Falls Behind China On Sunday
SB Nation
Midway through competition on Sunday at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the United States has dropped off the pace set by China in the medal count. The United States entered Sunday’s competition with a one-medal lead over China in both total
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Olympics Medal Tally 2012: Athletes Who Give USA Advantage over China in
Bleacher Report
In the quest for the most Olympic medals, USA and China have pulled ahead of every other country and every medal will be important if the U.S. wants to claim the most medals in the 2012 Games. One area where the U.S. should have a clear advantage is
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China earns women’s team epee gold, US nabs bronze
Fox News
London, England – China roared past South Korea and the tough-lucked Shin A Lam in Saturday’s women’s team epee final, while the United States captured bronze. Shin was looking at a chance for gold after suffering a loss in the semifinals of the women’s
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Saturday Olympics Results: US and China In Tight Battle In Medal Competition
WJBD Online
LONDON (AP)- Midway through the London Games, the United States is locked in a tight battle with China in the medal competition. The U.S. leads by one medal on each list – 26-25 in golds and 54-53 overall. The U.S. has its swimmers to thank. Overall, U.S.
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Halfway through Olympics, US leads China by one in medals race
Duluth News Tribune
Halfway through Olympics, U.S. leads China by one in medals race. Midway through the London Games, the United States is locked in a tight battle with China in the ultimate Olympic competition — the race for No. 1 in the medals. By: Associated Press report,
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U.S.-Canada match-up set for quarterfinals
UPI.com
5 (UPI) — Diana Taurasi’s 22 points led a record-equaling effort Sunday and the United States completed Olympic group basketball play with a 114-66 battering of China. The 114 points tied the most an American women’s team has ever scored in an Olympic
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China summons US diplomat in row over South China Sea
Deutsche Welle
China’s Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Kunsheng summoned the US Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Wang on Saturday after America expressed concern over the contested South China Sea. Zhang fiercely dismissed US concerns in his
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South China Sea dispute: China summons US diplomat
BBC News
China has summoned a senior US diplomat in a dispute over the South China Sea. On Friday, the US state department said Beijing was risking an escalation in tensions by establishing a garrison on one of the disputed Paracel islands. The Chinese foreign
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Olympic Medal Count: USA, China Still Neck and Neck after Day 8
BostInno (blog)
In the women’s swimming, US starlet Missy Franklin added a gold in the 4X100 Medley as well, bringing her individual medal tally to 4 — 3 gold and one bronze. China added 11 medals to their count and are just one medal behind the stars and stripes, which
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South China Sea: China Raps U.S. on Garrison Criticism
International Business Times
Responding to a press statement released Friday by the U.S. Department of State, Chinese Foreign Ministry voiced Beijing’s “strong dissatisfaction and opposition” over Washington’s stance on the South China Sea dispute and summoned the U.S. Embassy’s
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US Voices Concern Over South China Sea Rows
China Digital Times
The United States has accused China of raising tensions through a new military garrison in the South China Sea, calling on all sides to lower tensions in the hotly contested waters. “We are concerned by the increase in tensions in the South China Sea and
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US criticises China over garrison in sea
The Citizen Daily
Washington, Saturday. The United States yesterday accused China of raising tensions through a new military garrison in the South China Sea as it called on all sides to lower tensions in the hotly contested waters. China announced last week that it was
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US, China Neck-And Neck In Olympic Medals Race
CBS Local
LONDON (CBS SPORTS) – The red, white and blue is painting the Olympics gold, silver and bronze. Nearly midway through the London Games, the United States is locked in a tight battle with China in the ultimate Olympic competition — the race for No.
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China summons US diplomat in Sea row
The News International
BEIJING: China has summoned a senior US diplomat over American criticism of Beijing’s decision to set up a new military garrison in the South China Sea, in an escalating row over the tense waters. Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Kunsheng called in the
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China Protests US Remarks On South China Sea
Manila Bulletin
Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Kunsheng summoned deputy chief of mission Robert Wang to make ”solemn representations” of Chinese concerns ”to the top US leadership immediately,” the ministry said on its website late Saturday. US State Department
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Dun & Bradstreet Stumbles in China
Wall Street Journal
D&B said the Chinese government alleged Roadway’s data-collection practices could violate consumer privacy laws. D&B also said it was reviewing whether its employees in China had violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a U.S. law that bans bribery of
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China summons US diplomat in West Philippine Sea row
Inquirer.net
In this July 21, 2012 file photo, Chinese people chat in front of an administration office building for the Xisha, Nansha, Zhongsha islands on Yongxing Island, the government seat of Sansha City off the south China’s Hainan province. Beijing on Saturday, Aug.
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China’s men rolling toward another gold medal
Yahoo! Sports
“We welcome talented table tennis players coming to China to learn the game,” said Liu, who won two gold medals in the 1996 Olympics. “We know it’s not so good, but we have a long history of the game in our country. … There is very big pressure on us to
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2012 London Olympics: Team USA Destroys China 114-66
SB Nation Atlanta
The team got off to a sluggish start defensively against China and only led 31-28 at the end of the first quarter. Team USA would clamp down from there allowing China just 38 points the rest of the way and outscoring them 30-8 in the second quarter.
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US, China in ‘Territorial Dispute’ in South China Sea
Arutz Sheva
A long-standing territorial dispute is escalating between the United States and China in the contested South China Sea. Half the world’s shipping makes its way through the waterway – about $5 trillion in trade annually — and tensions are rising over an area
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Olympic Medal Count 2012: Must-Win Events for USA to Take Total Medal Race
Bleacher Report
The United States and China are neck and neck in the Olympic medal race. At this point, we’re just about halfway through the 2012 London Olympics and not very much has been determined yet. We knew going in it was going to be a race between the U.S.
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