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Saturday, August 02, 2008

THE BEIJING OLYMPICS: THE NBC GUIDE TO WHAT’S ON TAP

It’s almost time for the Big Show from Beijing, and you can figure out what’s don’t miss TV (and what’s don’t bother) on the official NBC Olympics website:

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NOTE: Does anybody else think that it’s high time Olympic officials stopped allowing winning athletes to do victory laps while hoisting their countries’ flags? Draping the flag of one’s country over one’s sweat-soaked body in an act of relatively blatant self-promotion verges in my mind on disrespect of the flag, while raising the flag and singing that country’s anthem in the formal victory ceremony shows the respect warranted during display of these national emblems.

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