Brawl at US-China basketball match
A basketball match in Beijing between American and Chinese teams ended in a brawl on Thursday, overshadowing a visit to the country by the US Vice-President Joe Biden.
Officials abandoned the match between the Georgetown University men's basketball team and the Bayi Rockets after a foul led to punches and chairs being thrown.
The Georgetown Hoyas are in China on a 10-day trip to coincide with the vice-president's visit, aimed to use sport to strengthen ties between the two countries.
Vice-President Biden did not attend the game.
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19 Aug 2011