Weekly Roundup: Olympics 2008 Fever Hits AC

In Weekly Roundup on August 11, 2008 at 6:00 am

If you missed the opening ceremonies of the Olympics in Beijing, fear not.  Many a CP managed to capture the moment and then some, and Olympic Fever has officially hit AC headquarters.  This week’s roundup is a list of great articles that offer some unique perspectives on this summer’s grand event:

Learn about the scandals and controversy about the opening ceremonies in The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony: Scandals and True Talent Sure to Impress, courtesy of Laura Acevado.

Enjoy this play-by-play of the kickoff with 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremonies Begins Amid Political Fireworks, courtesy of saul relative.

msands gives us some tips on making the most of this year’s games with the Parent’s Guide: Watching the 2008 Summer Olympics with Kids.

Sean Anderson gives us some insights about the scandals with China Divulges Partial Truth about Tibet as Olympics Approach.

Mark Whittington offers his take on the games with The Beijing Olympic Games Begin.

If you’ve been curious about the architecture of The National Stadium, learn more with The 2008 Olympics – the ‘Bird’s Nest’, courtesy of Carolyn M. Kenney.

You won’t find actual hyperlinks in this article by M. Nurrizqi Putro Utomo, but you will find a great roundup of websites to keep you in touch with the latest news and commentary about the Olympics.  Be sure to bookmark 2008 Olympics – Best Websites to Follow the Olympics.


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