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Thursday, August 28, 2008


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.

Ket Washington
Dish TV Sports Channel

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I'm an editor in the Style section at The Washington Post, and I've written about arts, entertainment, business, and technology for the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Slate, Los Angeles Magazine, and other publications. I was previously deputy editor at L.A. Weekly, overseeing arts and culture coverage. I've won awards for my stories about slash fiction, magicians, and television in India, among others. I've appeared on CNN and NPR and I wrote a book about Avenue Q. I've taught journalism at Loyola Marymount University and creative nonfiction at the University of Virginia Young Writers Workshop.

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