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August 25, 2008

The Happy, Cheerful Olympics

...In a world where nations are so often divided and sometimes go to war, it is heart-warming that sport unites the world for just over a fortnight...

Tony Bugby reports on epic events witnessed while covering his fifth Olympic Games.

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August 24, 2008

Still The Greatest Sporting Show on Earth

...There is no other event to my knowledge which brings together almost every nation on the planet at the same time every four years

Tony Bugby, our man at the Olympics, watches the climax of the Beijing Games and marvels at the achievements of the British sportsmen and women who took part and the role played by the host nation - China.

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August 21, 2008

Beijing - City Of Change

...It is amazing to see the type of jobs which have been created. There is an underpass near my hotel and a woman is employed full time to keep it tidy. She has her own little room and, in fairness, it is spotless...

Tony Bugby, our man at the Olympics, brings a vivid portrait of the ever-changing face of the city of Beijing.

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August 18, 2008

Britain's Golden Weekend

...As for my own personal Olympics, it is a privilege to be here to be part of not only one of the most successful British teams in the modern Olympics era but also to witness probably the biggest and best run Games there has ever been.

It is always a special moment to be at an event when a Brit captures a medal, and I have been lucky enough to see 11...

Tony Bugby, our man at the Beijing Olympics, tells of a glittering and golden weekend for British competitors.

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August 15, 2008

Beijing's Journalist-Friendly Olympics

...Its just a pity the English footballing authorities are not represented here in Beijing at least I dont think they are because they could learn a lot about how to run a media operation which is both slick and successful...

Tony Bugby is impressed with the help offered to journalists covering the Beijing Olympics.

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August 13, 2008

The Greatest Of All Olympic Athletes

...Of all the athletes competing at the Olympic Games in Beijing, one of the most iconic is swimmer Michael Phelps.

And it has been a privilege to be poolside to see the American win the first three of a wish list of eight Olympic golds...

Tony Bugby sends this report from Beijing,

(Overnight Michael Phelps bagged two more gold medals to bring his haul in Beijing to five.)

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August 10, 2008

Weather Can't Dampen Memorable Olympic Spectacle

Journalist Tony Bugby is in the Chinese capital, there to report on the world's greatest sporting feast. Here is his latest report from the overcast city of Beijing.

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August 08, 2008

The Olympics - A Report From Our Man At The Games

Open Writing will bring you reports from the Beijing Olympics, which get under way within the hour.

Journalist Tony Bugby is in the Chinese capital, there to report on the world's greatest sporting feast.

Tony is covering his fifth Olympics. "I still find the Olympics as spell-binding as I did in 1992 when making my debut in Barcelona.''

Here is his first report from Beijing.

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