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.
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
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