Posted August 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
China's state media launched attacks Thursday on what it said were arrogant and prejudice views of the country's athletes at the London Olympics. After several days where Chinese competitors have been in the spotlight for winning golds, and drawing questions about doping and ethics, the official Xinhua News Agency and the People's Daily both accused the ''Western media'' of making up stories. ''By doing so, the Western writers have demonstrated an arrogance and prejudice against Chinese athletes that has ignited widespread criticism from all around the world,'' Xinhua said in a commentary. Chinese media, which is all state-run, and the public have been upset at by allegations that 16-year-old swimmer Ye Shiwen may be using drugs because of the ease with which she has won two gold medals. It said Ye has passed numerous drug tests, but ''some Western media still turned a blind eye to the test results and continued to show their stubbornness and arrogance.'' The People's Daily - t...
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