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2008 Olympic Games

August 8-24, 2008 - Beijing, China

reports, photos and more from our friends here and in Beijing

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ESPN Coverage


IAAF Coverage

USATF Coverage

Schedule/Results Pages
Beijing2008.cn - NBCOlympics.com (includes in-progress field events) - IAAF.org

DyeStat Alums at Beijing - Scoreboard of US Olympians who came to prominence as high school athletes on DyeStat; how they fare at the Olympic Games. Shalane Flanagan is first to medal, winning bronze in 10k in American record 30:22.22.  Lashawn Merritt is first DyeStat Alum gold medalist, leading US sweep of 400 meters. DyeStat Alums at Beijing.

Shalane Flanagan shows fitness - DyeStat alum's final tough workouts leading up to her 10k in The Games includes some impressive splits.

Wheating's prep days recalled - This profile from the Burlington Free Press mentions that young Oregon 800 star Andrew Wheating was more of a soccer guy until a teacher showed him the Pre movie, "Without Limits."

Wariner's second time around - Luke Cypher's piece on ESPNthemag.com wonders if another gold medal will make the general sports world take greater notice of Jeremy Wariner.

Teg before The Games - DyeStat alum Matt Tegankamp talks to nyrr.org about The Trials and his move to Oregon.

Prediction Contest - on the message boards. On this thread, learn about the contest andrewrun and jacksparrow34313 have put together.

Walt Murphy from Beijing - The veteran journalist filed a few reports from Beijing to many in the online track community before The Games started - Aug. 7 Getting Settled.

Lopez Lomong: Team USA Flag Bearer (and DyeStat Alum) - John Nepolitan reflects on what Lopez went through and when he first came to the USA at Tully (N.Y.) High School.

Californians at the Games - Doug Speck of DyeStatCal profiles those competing in Beijing with a Golden State background.

30 DyeStat Alums to Beijing - John Dye's big spread on the 30 Olympians who made their early splash on the pages of DyeStat.com, including a closer look at the father-daughter story of the Carters and much more - Olympic Trails Coverage.