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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: No spray, Jose

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... threat to sports events. The Beijing Olympics were six weeks away. My friend R and I were on a train from Urumqi to Korla, in Xinjiang, on the edge of the Taklimakan Desert. We were having a beer ... I was on the train and return them at the other end but he was convinced I was planning to spray down the Olympics, 3,171km away. The weapons must be destroyed. "It's for your own safety," he ...

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    My Life: Chris McCormack

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... And I was embarrassed- my brothers told me running was geeky. But I loved winning. Coaches said I could go to the Olympics. It wasn't until Dad realised I could pay for my education through running that he ... trial for selection for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, my Mum passed away. Her funeral was on a Friday and the trials were on the Sunday. Because of the selection criteria, I had to win it. ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm

    ... at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, when he performed the official theme song, You and Me, alongside British operatic warbler Sarah Brightman.   ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Kenny Hodgart

    ... She was a "smile ambassador" for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and also recorded a song for the Games, Welcome to Beijing. The 2007 Miss World pageant was co-hosted by Mexican ... … At the 2004 Athens Olympics, the 110-metre hurdler became the first male Chinese track and field athlete to win an Olympic gold medal. After pulling out of the Beijing Games at the 11th hour due ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 10:03pm

    ... which has seen her perform with the likes of Andrea Bocelli and Jacky Cheung Hok-yau. She has performed at two Olympics opening ceremonies, including that for the Beijing Games in 2008. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:52pm by Mark Peters

    ... ceremony for Beijing's 2008 Summer Olympics and has been described as "the J Lo of the piano", was expelled from his tutor's studio reportedly due to a "lack ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ed Olver

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... But what happened was that you had three huge national events, the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the diamond jubilee (of Queen Elizabeth) and the Olympic Games. With the Olympics, what was fantastic was it did not play to the traditional suits. The opening ceremony was magic, it was inspiring and the whole mentality of can-do culture was a real boon. And, of course, ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Peters

    ... for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but later distanced himself from the project and criticised those choreographing the Olympic opening ceremony as failing to live up to their responsibility as artists. ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am

    ... career: she was dropped from performing in the 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony and, in the same year, fellow mainland film director Chen Kaige cut her scenes in his film Forever ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Kate Lawson

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... very happy to see me as a member of the large marching band performing at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics. I still remember the crescendo of the roar of the crowd of 100,000 ...




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