BHP Billiton Set to Delay Olympic Dam Mine Expansion -Report
BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP, BHP.AU) has informed outsiders that a decision to proceed with the proposed A$30 billion (US$31.3 billion) expansion of its Olympic Dam mine will be delayed by two years, the Weekend Australian newspaper reported on its website Saturday, citing documents it obtained.
Albanian weightlifter banned for doping
Albanian weightlifter Hysen Pulaku tested positive for a banned steroid, forcing him to withdraw from the London Olympics.Pulaku tested positive for stanozolol on July 23, and already had been dropped from the Albanian Olympic team before the results were announced
China wins Olympic women's basketball opener
Ma Zengyu scored 16 points and Miao Lijie added 12, leading China to a 66-57 victory over the Czech Republic in the Olympic women's basketball opener.Gao Song and Chen Nan each chipped in 10 points for the Chinese, who never trailed after the Czechs scored the game's opening basket but couldn't put
5 Olympic things to know for Saturday
Here's what to watch for at the London Olympics on Saturday: 1. FIRST GOLD: Seven golds are up for grabs. China's Yi Siling took the first in the women's 10-meter air rifle. 2. ALL TO DO: Michael Phelps barely, barely qualified for the final of the 400-meter individual medley. He's in the