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Chinese President Hu Jintao (C) shakes hands with a member of the returned Chinese Olympic Delegation during a meeting with the delegates in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2004. Hu Jintao praised the athletes' outstanding performance at the Athens Olympic Games during the meeting with them on Thursday.
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  • UPDATED 15:32, September 07, 2004
    Chinese president praises athletes' performance at Athens
    President Hu Jintao congratulated the returned Chinese Olympic delegation on the athletes' outstanding performance at the Athens Olympic Games during a meeting with them Thursday.
    China realizes Olympics goals set for Athens: sports chief
    The Chinese Olympians have fully reached the targets set for them for the Athens Summer Games, laid down a solid foundation for a sustainable development and further improvement of overall potential of the country's competitive sports, China's top sports official said in Beijing on September 2.
    PD editorial: I am proud of you, Five-Starred Red Flag!
    At the world-noticing 28th Olympic Games, Chinese good athletes have achieved unprecedented, excellent results, making new historic breakthroughs
    Media contemplates value of Olympics
    As curtains of the 28th Summer Olympic Games fall, Chinese media are in hot discussion on the values of the Olympics and how Beijing should prepare for a great Games four years from now. Excerpts follow:

    Guo wins her second gold in 3m springboard

    Athena comes to central stadium

    Chinese women make breakthrough in Olympic tennis court

    Chinese Xian Dongmei wins women's 52kg judo

    China continue gold harvest in Athens

    Weightlifting champion: Thai Polsak, womenĄŻs 53kg

    Athens champion album: Chinese Luo, women's 100m breaststroke

    Guo Jingjing and Wu Minxia in action
      China on Focus
  • Olympic gold medallists meet HK press   (10:18, September 07)
  • Hong Kong welcomes Olympic delegation  (09:50, September 07)
  • HK celebrates with Olympic stars (08:14, September 07)
  • China realizes Olympics goals set for Athens: sports chief (09:05, September 03)
  • Chinese president praises athletes' performance at Athens  (15:43, September 03)
  • President Hu meets Olympic delegation  (20:57, September 02)
  • Media contemplates value of Olympics (14:10, September 02)
  • China's Olympic stars won't fade away (09:08, September 02)
  • Chinese athletes greeted by applause back home (14:13, September 03)
  • Chinese athletes return home  (20:16, August 31)
  • Beijing cocks Olympic starting pistol  (09:49, August 31)
  • PD editorial: I am proud of you, Five-Starred Red Flag! (14:36, August 30)
  • Top congratulates China's athletes  (13:19, August 30)
  • Miracles lift China up at Athens Games (10:51, August 30)
  • Chinese gold medallists at Athens Olympics   (13:43, August 30)
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      World Spotlights
  • Cuban President receives the Olympic delegation (15:07, September 03)
  • Athens champion album - Aug. 29 (totally 17 events)  (15:48, August 30)
  • Brazilian De Lima to be honored Pierre de Coubertin medal (09:27, August 30)
  • Olympic men's hammer champion Annus stripped of gold (09:28, August 30)
  • Italian Baldini wins men's marathon gold  (09:23, August 30)
  • Croatia win men's handball gold medal  (09:36, August 30)
  • Hungary claims men's water polo title (09:19, August 30)
  • Roundup: Cuba stamps domination in boxing with five golds (09:44, August 30)
  • Russia finishes 1-2 in individual all-around rhythmic gymnastics (with results) (09:15, August 30)
  • Russian Povetkin takes last Olympic boxing gold without fight (09:03, August 30)
  • Sweetest dream for Chinese diving team with six golds in Athens (09:43, August 30)
  • IOC chief aims to step up fight against doping (09:38, August 30)
  • Brazilians golden in men's volleyball (09:05, August 30)
  • Kazakh dark horse grips men's 69kg gold  (08:49, August 30)
  • Russian Gatsalov takes men's 96kg freestyle wrestling Olympic gold (08:40, August 30)
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       Backgrounder
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