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A Burgeoning Power

Since China won its first Olympic gold medal in 1984, it has narrowed the gap on the United States.

A Burgeoning Power

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In Run-Up To Beijing Games, a Gold Rush
Article | Though political protests, air-quality concerns and freedom-of-press issues have dominated the buildup to the Summer Olympics, a far different story line figures to emerge once the athletic competition begins: China's quest for gold medals.

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