10.08.07

A smattering of stories

Posted in 2008 Olympics, General at 9:58 am by Nicole

News links today include a report on the progress of a major venue for the Olympics, boating, and the Special Olympics World Games being hosted in Shanghai. In F1 action, the Chinese Grand Prix was held on Sunday in Shanghai as well…news on that event to come.

Special Olympics:

Behind the scenes with Philip Bromwell at the Special Olympics World Games (RTE News, Ireland)
All for sport and life with Healthy Athletes Program (People’s Daily Online)
New Zealand Special Olympians win 17 medals and still going (Stuff.co.nz)
Impressive show from Pakistani cyclist helped grab one more gold for the country (Associated Press of Pakistan)

Olympic Venues:

Curvy Beauty (Editor’s Note: The National Indoor Stadium – 国家体育馆) all set for the Olympics (The Star, Malaysia)

Boating:

Peng Linwu, China’s first F1 power boatman (People’s Daily Online)

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