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World University Games close as Russia tops medal table

The World University Games came to a successful close on Sunday after 12 days of fierce competition with China finishing second behind Russia in the battle for the most gold medals won. Full story

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Sparrow becomes star in Universiade

Why has the sparrow become a mascot in Belgrade Universiade? It may be one of the most frequent questions when we see this dandy, modern, charming little bird.

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World University Games close as Russia tops medal table

2009-07-12 23:38:33 GMT Xinhua English BELGRADE, July 12 (Xinhua) -- The World University Games came to a successful close on Sunday after 12 days of fierce competition with China finishing second behind Russia in the battle for the most gold medals won.

Eight swimming gold split at Universiade 2009

2009-07-11 21:58:45 GMT Xinhua English BELGRADE, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Eight swimming gold medals were split on the last swimming competition day of the Universiade here on Saturday.

U.S. and Japan get lion's share of swimming gold at Universiade

2009-07-11 21:56:55 GMT Xinhua English BELGRADE, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Curtain was lowered for the seven-day swimming competitions at the Belgrade University Games here on Saturday, as the United States and Japan pocketed half of the gold medals on offer.

Chinese characters tattoos popular in Universiade

2009-07-10 11:33:38 GMT Xinhua English BELGRADE, July (Xinhuanet) -- For swimmers at the 2009 Universiade, tattoos may beautify their body but Chinese character tattoos bring fortune to them.

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25th Universiade closes in Belgrade, capital of Serbia

2009-07-13 04:44:30 GMT Xinhua English The 25th Universiade closes in Belgrade, capital of Serbia, July 12, 2009.

China's Hong Wenwen wins bronze in women's 50m butterfly at 25th Universiade

2009-07-08 02:48:58 GMT Xinhua English Hong Wenwen of China in the women's 50m butterfly final in the 25th Universiade in Belgrade, capital of Serbia, July 6, 2009. Hong Wenwen won the bronze medal with a time of 26.66 seconds.

Pan Zhaowei wins gold at 25th Universiade

2009-07-06 13:43:42 GMT Xinhua English Gold medalist China's Pan Zhaowei (C), silver medalist Mexico's Yahel Ernesto Castillo and bronze medalist Ukraine's Jllya Kvasha pose on the podium after the men's 3m springboard final at the 25th Universiade in Belgrade, capital of Serbia, July 5, 2009. Pan scored 467.15 points to win the gold.

25th universiade opens in Belgrade

2009-07-02 08:32:42 GMT Xinhua English The caldron is lit during the opening ceremony of the 25th universiade in Belgrade, capital of Serbia, July 1, 2009.

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Feature: Chinese foil fencers: 2009 Universiade experience "memorable"

2009-07-05 07:26:20 GMT Xinhua English BELGRADE, July 4 (Xinhua) - Though they lost at the 2009 Belgrade Universiade, Chinese foil fencers Liu Yajuan and Zhu Fei said the experience is "memorable."

Olympic champion: Universiade is just a warm-up

2009-07-01 15:04:21 GMT Xinhua English Belgrade, July 1 (Xinhuanet) - Chinese fencer Olympic champion Zhong Man said here Wednesday that 2009 Universiade is just a warm-up for world championship, and that he likes the Universiade village.

Why sparrow becomes star in 2009 Universiade

2009-06-30 07:32:48 GMT Xinhua English BELGRADE, June 30 (Xinhuanet) -- Why has the sparrow become a mascot in 2009 Belgrade Universiade? It may be one of the most frequent questions when we see this dandy, modern, charming little bird.