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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 08/05/2008

Olympics on the Interweb

Lindsay "Bonita Appleblog" Applebaum here, with a midnight buffet of Olympic-related linkage:

* Lowered expectations: Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang thinks he is the #2 "athlete who could be stars of the show in Beijing." (Fourth-Place Medal)

* Dogs in China are really pushing their luck. (Reuters)

* Olympic athletes are just like us, except better in every way. (Deadspin)

* A reason (other than caring about the Olympics) to reason to follow the Olympics. (SPiN)

* Q: Who wears short shorts? A: Male volleyball players, and they're not happy about it. (LA Times)

* Certain WaPo sports blogger brainwashed? (With Leather)

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