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Old 08-27-2008, 02:28 AM
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Is she the American who played for the Russian women's basketball team? I saw some woman hug him, but I had no idea who it was.
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Old 08-27-2008, 10:57 AM
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Apparently Michael Phelps is partial to Italian female swimmers.
Seems like he first tried to have a date with gold medalist Federica Pellegrini, who told the journalists that she doesn't speak English. "But he does speak Italian" said they. So she replied she has a boyfriend already: Luca Marin, Laure Manadou's ex-boyfriend.

Later Michael tried to do the same with silver medalist Alessia Filippi, but she didn't comment.
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Old 08-28-2008, 12:45 AM
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a picture of cristina from diez minutos, I don't know when and where this picture was take :
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Old 08-28-2008, 01:36 AM
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He's working those gold medals!
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Old 08-28-2008, 03:30 AM
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Report: China to auction Yao Ming's bed, 20 million other Olympic items - Olympics - Yahoo! Sports

"Also on the block will be electric appliances used by Liu Xiang, the celebrity 110m hurdler forced to quit the Games with an injury"
Why would someone want appliances used by an athlete who didn't even compete?
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Old 08-28-2008, 05:05 AM
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Unsportsmanlike Conduct at Olympics
Sports Weightlifting Angel Valodia Matos United States Ara Abrahamian Olympic Games - SI Vault
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Old 08-28-2008, 01:56 PM
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"Also on the block will be electric appliances used by Liu Xiang, the celebrity 110m hurdler forced to quit the Games with an injury"
Why would someone want appliances used by an athlete who didn't even compete?
Maybe because Liu Xiang is olympic gold medalist and world champion and a big star and great athlete?
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Old 08-29-2008, 02:03 AM
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Orchestra admits 'miming' at Sydney Olympics in 2000 - Yahoo! News

http://blogs.wsj.com/chinajournal/20...googlenews_wsj

So now Sydney is admitting they faked some of their opening ceremony? I feel so betrayed! I don't think I'll ever view the Olympics the same way again!
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Old 08-30-2008, 07:43 PM
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Wow! Thank you for all of the pictures that everyone posted. The royals from different countries looked so happy and cheerful while they were at the Olympic events. I watched the opening and closing ceremories on TV. I saw a few royals at the Opening ceremory on TV on August 8th but I did not see any royals at the Closing ceremory on TV on August 24th.
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Old 08-30-2008, 08:44 PM
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I have seen Princess Anne at th Closing ceremony
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i dont like london logo either,but i think the britsh performance in the closing ceremony wasnt so bad ,and the mayor london showed a bit cute ,lol. did he say something about his clothes
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I may be mistaken, but I thought that I saw the Greek royals at the closing ceremony.
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Old 08-31-2008, 12:08 PM
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Are any royals besides the Earl of Wessex attending the Paralymics and Special Olymipics?
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Old 09-01-2008, 12:50 PM
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Usain Bolt donated 50,000 US dollars to the Red Cross Society of China to help the child victims of the Sichuan earthquake.
China Daily/Olympic champion Usain Bolt meets Sichuan kids
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Old 09-02-2008, 11:46 PM
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Are any royals besides the Earl of Wessex attending the Paralymics and Special Olymipics?
Infanta Elena will be present at the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games on the 6th September (probably she stays there longer). Infanta Elena is the honorary president of the Spanish Paralympic Committee.
Crown princess Victoria will be at the Paralympic Games from the 8th to the 14th September according to the agenda of the Swedish Royal Family
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Old 09-07-2008, 01:59 AM
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I really liked the outfits worn by the Olympic hostesses - the ones carrying the medals and the ones escorting the medal-winning athletes. That was one of my favorite parts of watching the Olympics - seeing what color & style of dress the women were wearing. I really like the red ones above though! They are the prettiest ones I seen so far.
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nobody see The opening ceremony for the Beijing Paralympics? it was great too .the songs the dances and all the colors , in someways it is better than tthe opening for the Olympics on Aug. 8
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Just a reminder that if you are interested in Royals at the Paralympic Games, they can be found here http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...mes-18293.html
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http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/19/ar...b.html?_r=1&hp

Liu Yan, the classical dancer who was paralyzed while rehearsing for the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, is adjusting to life in a wheelchair.
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