China’s sporting stars prepare to shine at 14th National Games in Xian

Olympic badminton champion Chen Yufei has been delighting spectators in China’s ancient city of Xian, with at least one fan skipping classes on Tuesday to watch her latest victory in the qualifying matches for the country’s 14th National Games.The games will be officially opened tonight by President Xi Jinping at the Xian Olympic Sports Centre but competitions have been under way for weeks in several cities in Shaanxi province to determine who will vie for medals in the country’s premier multi…

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