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Bush urges China to use clout with Sudan on Darfur  11/08-2008 01:22  (Yahoo! Canada)
BEIJING (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Monday he used talks with China's leaders during the Beijing Olympics to press them to use their influence with Sudan to help end the humanitarian crisis in Darfur.

Hopes of strife-torn Sudan lie with teenage runner  09/08-2008 13:26  (Yahoo! Canada)
BEIJING (AFP) - The hopes of strife-torn Sudan for an elusive Olympic medal lie squarely on the teenaged shoulders of 8m runner Abubaker Kaki Khamis, in only his second full season over the event.

Darfur Withers as Sudan Sells Food  09/08-2008 10:56  (New York Times)
Even as it receives a billion pounds of free food from international donors, Sudan is growing and selling vast quantities of its own crops to other countries, capitalizing on high global food prices at a time when millions of people in its war-riddled region of Darfur barely have enough to eat.

Letter Hits Decision to Bar Cheek  09/08-2008 08:05  (Washington Post)
BEIJING, Aug. 8 -- Children of U.S. athletes who boycotted the 1936 Summer Games in Nazi Germany have written a letter to the Chinese Embassy in Washington criticizing the Chinese government's decision to revoke the visa of 2006 Olympian and social activist Joey Cheek.

Kept from Beijing, Team Darfur's Joey Cheek fights on  08/08-2008 20:58  (ESPN)
As someone who has tried to involve athletes as social change agents for more than 40 years, I have come to know the organizers at Team Darfur -- a coalition of athletes trying to raise awareness about the human tragedy in Darfur (Sudan) -- over the past few months.

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