Chinese, South Korean and Indonesian Badminton Teams booed off the Olympic Court

“This is my last game. Farewell Badminton World Federation. Farewell my dear badminton,” read a comment by Yu Yang, one of China’s badminton stars on the micro-blogging service Tencent late yesterday. On 1 August, Wednesday, eight badminton players were disqualified from the London 2012 Summer Olympics for playing to lose. This included the World’s Champion […]

Modern Day Underground Railroad: Escaping North Korea

Have you ever traveled miles on foot just to gather enough fuel to last the week? Have you ever imagined surviving in the kind of environment that would call for that? I met someone that did. This past spring, representatives or “Nomads” from Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) gave a screening at my school. In […]