Archive for August 7th, 2008

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What’s the greatest ever Olympic performance?

Less than  a week to go and much chat in the BBC offices over what’s the greatest ever Olympic performance. Jesse Owens in Berlin in 1936….Mark Spitz and his 7 golds in 1972….Michael Johnson and his record breaking 200 metres…Bob Beamon and his 1968 jaw dropping long jump. What do you reckon?

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Aug
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On air: What would you like to know about life in China?

Today we’re with a group of ordinary Chinese people in Beijing. They’re ready and willing for any questions you’ve got. Continue reading ‘On air: What would you like to know about life in China?’

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08

The rumour mill

Mark writes from Beijing:
Got two “reliable” tip offs yesterday about nasty incidents in different parts of Beijing. It’s a measure of how jittery the mood was yesterday. They didn’t feel right, but you never know, so after the calls we checked them out. Continue reading ‘The rumour mill’