Have you ever had the problem of wanting to play badminton but no opponent was available? The front page of the Huaihai Evening News (淮海晚报) from Jiangsu province today reports that Wu Hongzhong (吴宏中) from Huai’an (淮安) has just obtained a patent for a type of single player fitness and entertainment shuttlecock (一种单人健身娱乐羽毛球), meaning that where there is a wall, there can now be badminton. Read more
Posts tagged ‘sports’
This week’s digest proposes to look back at the London Olympics and the commentaries they received from Chinese intellectuals online – comparisons with Beijing 2008, or broader reflections on the roles of the media, business interests and the State in organised sports.