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Thursday, August 28, 2008

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Ket Washington

Hello Everyone,

Nine new sports have been introduced in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. This includes two new events from the new bicycling discipline of BMX. A new marathon swimming event has been added for men and women. There were 43 new world records and 132 new Olympic records set in this year.


Thanks,
Ket Washington
Dish TV Sports Channel

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