A vendor sells Asian Games and Chinese national flags near the venue for the upcoming opening ceremony of the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010. For the second time in three ... more 
A vendor sells Asian Games and Chinese national flags near the venue for the upcoming opening ceremony of the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010. For the second time in three years, China is about to stage a spectacle of Olympic proportions. The Nov. 12-27 Asian Games will feature about 11,700 athletes competing in 42 sports, ranging from teensy Chinese gymnasts cultivated by the country's state-funded sports system to boxers from Palestine who train by punching old tires. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ng Han Guan
Thu, Nov 11, 2010 10:43 PM EST