Percy Hébert - The Omega - Sep 03
The arena at McArthur Island Park was quiet except for the familiar sound that skate blades make with every stride. In the stands, a handful of spectators watched as coach Lin Yee put the Chinese short-track speed-skating team through its paces.
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“The training facilities we use in Beijing were used for volleyball during the Olympics,” explained Shang Lixin, team doctor. [...] The team of 10 men and 10 women has been training in Kamloops since mid-July in preparation for the upcoming World Cup Championships held in Vancouver Oct. 24 to 26.