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八月份 第 15 課

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  • (2008-08-21)------

  • IOC Criticizes Bolt
  • 國際奧會批評博爾特
  •   International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has criticized Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt for showing a lack of respect toward other athletes.
  • 國際奧會主席雅克.羅格批評牙買加短跑運動博爾特對其他運動員缺乏尊重。

  •   Bolt became the first man since American Carl Lewis in 1984 to win both the 100 and 200 meter sprints. He became the only man to complete the sweep with world records in both.
  • 博爾特成為美國隊員卡爾.劉易斯 1984 年以來奪得 100 和 200 米短跑比賽兩項冠軍的首位運動員,而且是唯一在兩項比賽中都打破世界記錄的人。

  •   Bolt started to celebrate his 100 meter win before he even crossed the finish line by pounding his chest.
  • 博爾特在一百米比賽中還沒有衝過終點線就拍打胸膛慶祝了。

  •   Although he finished the 200 meter race before celebrating, he immediately grabbed a Jamaican flag started his victory lap after he finished declaring himself number one without acknowledging the other runners.
  • 雖然他在 200 米比賽結束前沒有慶祝,但他還沒有向其他運動員致意,就宣佈自己是第一名,抓住一面牙買加國旗繞場奔跑了。

  •   Rogge said Bolt did not act the way the IOC believes a champion should but that the 22 year old should mature with age.
  • 羅格說,博爾特沒有按照國際奧會相信的一位冠軍應有的方式行事,不過他表示,22 歲的博爾特應會隨著年齡的增長而更加成熟。

  •   Rogge later praised Bolt's accomplishments by comparing Bolt to legendary American sprinter Jesse Owens.
  • 羅格隨後將博爾特和美國傳奇短跑選手傑西.歐文斯相比,稱讚博爾特的成就。


  • (2008-08-21)------

  • US, Iraq Say Close on Troop Deal
  • 美伊稱接近達成部隊協議
  •   The top U.S. and Iraqi diplomats say they are close to agreeing on the future of U.S. forces in Iraq.
  • 美國和伊拉克高級外交官說,他們很快將就駐伊拉克美軍的前途問題達成協定。

  •   But Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari told reporters in Baghdad today (Thursday) that no deal has yet been signed.
  • 但是國務卿萊斯和伊拉克外交部長扎巴里星期四在巴格達對記者說,雙方還沒有簽署任何協議。

  •   Rice is in the Iraqi capital on an unannounced visit.
  • 萊斯正在對伊拉克首都巴格達進行一次事先沒有宣佈的訪問。

  •   She is negotiating a deal that will govern U.S. troop levels after a United Nations mandate expires at the end of the year.
  • 她在談判一個協議,確定在聯合國授權今年底期滿後駐留伊拉克的美軍數量。

  •   Also at issue is what amount of immunity will be offered to U.S. soldiers who serve there.
  • 協商的議題還包括將向在伊拉克服役的美軍士兵提供什麼程度的豁免。


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