After a protest-marred torch relay preceding the Beijing Games last summer, the International Olympic Committee has decided to bar future organizing c...
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It appears that the jubilant cheering surrounding Yao Ming and China's first astronaut Yang Liwei -- though perhaps sincere -- was staged. "They're actors," the son of a Chinese torchbearer told me.
One of the most interesting documents to appear during July's IOC/blogosphere brouhaha was an internal IOC document dated August 3, 2007 called Beijing Briefing Kit: One-Year-to-Go Countdown Resource.
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