China Back on Global Sports Stage

China welcomed world leaders for the opening ceremony of the Paralympics in Beijing on Saturday, eager for another chance to cement its role as a global player to an international audience.

The guest list included President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran, President Horst Köhler of Germany and Prime Minister Han Seung-soo of South Korea.

Read the full story here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/07/sports/othersports/07paralympics.html

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