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Old 07-28-2012, 04:43 PM   #41
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All we get is volleyball and beach volleyball today.
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Old 07-28-2012, 04:49 PM   #42
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I like that they've set up extra channels here purely for the Olympic coverage which means we can watch pretty much anything apart from events that clash etc.

We watched about 9 different events today, not all of each of them but a bit here and there, switching from the start of the cycle race to something more interesting and then back to watch the end of the cycle race.
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Old 07-28-2012, 04:55 PM   #43
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We have up to 6 channels, but at times some of them are carrying the same thing. Right now only 3 have coverage - 2 with beach volleyball, one with volleyball.
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We have 24 new, temporary channels, which cover each venue.
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Very good female Team handball match between Norway and France. 24-23, Norway nearly came back.
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Old 07-28-2012, 06:01 PM   #46
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This was at the 2008 Olympics.

Just to show that things can go wrong, even in the water...she was okay, by the way, just fainted, hyperventilated due to the emotional stress of the Olympics, from what they say.




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Does anyone remember this from the 2000 Olympics? I hadn't realised that all the others had been disqualified due to false starts but certainly remember the swimmer seemingly going to drown, as most thought, halfway through his heat.

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Do not. Interesting story. Just read his time was nearly twice as slow as the other competitors.
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