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BBC World News: Olympics

BBC World News, the BBC's commercially funded, international 24-hour news and information channel, offers a wealth of Olympics-related programming over the next three weeks.

The Culture Show in China

Just before the Beijing Olympics begin, Miranda Sawyer and Tom Dyckhoff visit the mega-cities of Shanghai and Beijing to meet the artists, musicians, photographers and architects who are shaping the fastest changing culture in the world.

China Reporting China
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A series of new documentaries investigating different aspects of rural life in China. Including the story of an intrepid husband and wife team, Li Guilin and Lu Jianfen, who open a school in one of the most inaccessible corners of the country.
My Games
My Games
My Games is a fan based interactive show covering the Beijing Olympics. Bringing together the enthusiasm of fans and their passion for the games, this programme will offer the last word on the year's biggest sporting event.


A series of Extratime Olympic specials. In-depth interviews with the stars, coaches and power brokers - including long jump champion, Bob Beamon, and the chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency, John Fahey.

Sport Today

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Sport Today will keep you up to date with all the key results and big stories from the 2008 Olympic Games. Adnan Nawaz will be in Beijing to provide live updates and keep track of news from all the main events in China.

World News Today

Mishal Hussain will be reporting from Beijing for the duration of the Olympic Games for World News Today, a comprehensive hour-long programme bringing viewers up-to-date with news and developments, providing more time for analysis to keep BBC World News viewers better informed.


Fast:Track, a travel programme on BBC World News for the business and leisure traveller, will be taking a look at what China can offer for the non-sporting fans.

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