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Old 08-29-2012, 07:51 AM
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Infanta Elena, Felipe and Victoria with Spain's paralympians.

Felipe y Victoria, acompañan a la infanta Elena a los Juegos Paralímpicos

Lovely to see them all involved.
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Old 08-29-2012, 07:58 AM
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Infanta Elena, Felipe and Victoria with Spain's paralympians.

Felipe y Victoria, acompañan a la infanta Elena a los Juegos Paralímpicos

Lovely to see them all involved.
Ah such lovely photo's Alondra
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:17 PM
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Canadians can live stream the ceremony here in 13 mins. It is also being broadcast later tonight at 6pm PST on TSN 2
WATCH LIVE - PARALYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY | - 2012 Olympics
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:31 PM
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It's on Channel 4 in the UK which means that we have to put up with ad breaks, which is seriously annoying when for the Olympics the BBC would just broadcast for about 18 hours a day without interruption.
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:36 PM
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It's on Channel 4 in the UK which means that we have to put up with ad breaks, which is seriously annoying when for the Olympics the BBC would just broadcast for about 18 hours a day without interruption.
Channel 4 appears to have put a heck of a lot of effort into their coverage, I am pretty sure they will be very select about their adverts (obviously I will eat my hat if I am wrong!!)
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:36 PM
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It's on Channel 4 in the UK which means that we have to put up with ad breaks, which is seriously annoying when for the Olympics the BBC would just broadcast for about 18 hours a day without interruption.
I don't like that it's on Channel 4, the ad breaks and the presenters ruin it.
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:38 PM
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Patricia Watts @ APP ‏@APP_Editor I like the @London2012 @Paralympic #OpeningCeremonies so far no sight of #Kate yet but I hear they have arrived
Sounds like we may be seeing them soon
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:47 PM
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The Queen accompanied by the Earl and Countess of Wessex.
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:48 PM
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Catherine is wearing cream just seen her arrive with William.
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:54 PM
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Just saw them singing along to the national anthem, standing with the Princess Royal and Sam Cam. HM looks a bit happier tonight than she did for the Olympics opening ceremony!

That Benjamin Britten arrangement of God Save the Queen is my personal favourite.
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The Opening Ceremony looks really lovely.
Athletes parade - Armenia will come soon (although we've only sent 2 or 3 athletes).
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:55 PM
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Hating the coverage by Channel 4 - evidence of why major events and sporting events should be covered by the BBC which has the power of presenters and history in covering these events.

Kate is wearing the coat that she wore to Zara's wedding and the wedding of Laura Parker Bowles.
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Mark Stewart ‏@RegalEyes The Duchess of Cambridge is wearing an old favourite, the pale gold DAY Birger et Mikkelsen coat dress worn previously to 3 weddings

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The Queen has taken her place at the #Paralympics opening ceremony. Seated next to Prince Edward. Gave us a smile.

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Prince William & Kate seated with Princess Anne. Kate wearing a recycled cream/gold coat. This is the 3rd time I've seen her wear it.
A good cap from the broadcast
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Always the BBC, never any other channel!
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I wish Krishnan Guru-Murthy would stop interrupting his Canadian co-commentator! So far Krishnan's done a pretty awful job of explaining things to us.

Armenia looking good, Artemisia!
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I wish Krishnan Guru-Murthy would stop interrupting his Canadian co-commentator! So far Krishnan's done a pretty awful job of explaining things to us.

Armenia looking good, Artemisia!
Thank you. Just a couple of athletes but it's participation that matters.

Since our début (1996 in Summer Paralympics and1998 in Winter Paralympics), we've taken part in every single one. Never won a medal, but one of our athletes, Mher Avanesyan, is one of the few to have competed in both Summer and Winter Olympics.

Good luck to all the athletes: their spirit and resolution is amazing!
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Sir Stephen Hawking is to make a rare appearance, I'm so annoyed I'm missing this live!
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Old 08-29-2012, 04:08 PM
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He's already made his appearance, Lumutqueen, and just to prove how dense the British populations is, 'Steven Hawkins' immediately started trending on Twitter in the UK.

I've only just noticed, no French this time!
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Live coverage has just now started on german tv... probably missed a lot of the good stuff?

Anyway, i saw Her Majesty, so that's at least something :-)
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