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Global Politics

Olympic package

The World's Katy Clark reports on past instances when politics intruded on the Olympic Games; some activists would like to see a boycott of the Beijing Olympics that China will host in August.

Sports

Baseball in Africa

Darrell Harvey reports from Ghana on efforts to take baseball to Africa, where Major League Baseball hopes to find new fans on the continent -- and perhaps a new source of talent.

Conflict & Justice

Olympic torch trouble

Sarah Elzas reports that the Paris leg of the Olympic torch relay was cut short today after anti-China protests disrupted the event; such protests are expected all along the torch's path to Beijing.

Sports

Olympic torch controversy

The World's Alex Gallafent on the controversial history of the Olympic torch relay: the modern tradition of the relay started on the eve of the 1936 Olympic Games, hosted by Nazi Germany.