Skip to comments.Beijing 2008 Olympics Closing Ceremonies LIVE THREAD
Posted on 08/24/2008 3:47:25 PM PDT by retrokitten
Georgian born Khatuna Lorig will carry the US flag.
U.S. team picks Georgian to lead them in closing ceremony
United States' Bryan Clay reacts after winning the gold in the men's decathlon during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Friday, Aug. 22, 2008.
Not a great stream, but it appears to be live:
[NBC is on delay, will show later tonight.]
Matthias Steiner of Germany holds a photo of his late wife Susann as he poses with his gold medal in the men's +105kg Group A weightlifting competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 19, 2008.
The actual ceremonies were this morning. When I was looking for last minute pictures, they were posting ones of the closing ceremonies.
NBC claims their coverage will start at in about 5 minutes, but I bet we have to sit through 30-60 minutes of fluff first.
Pro-Tibet protesters wave Tibet's flags and march without shouting slogans through Tokyo streets Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008. About 200 people take part in the silent march in an attempt to create the atmosphere of funeral procession, marking the final day of Beijing Olympics.
USA's Michelle Guerette reacts after capturing the silver medal in the Women's singles sculls final at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008.
The U.S. softball team leaves its cleats at home plate after being upset by Japan in the gold medal game.
(L-R) Natalie Coughlin, Rebecca Soni, Christine Magnuson and Dara Torres of the U.S. pose with their silver medals for the women's 4x100m medley relay final at the National Aquatics Center during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 17, 2008.
Yea! I just moved and have yet to get my cable hooked up(soon)but not in time to watch the closing C...Drat!
This Thead will no doubt be a great view and read through of what I am unable to watch.
T Y for posting a live Thread about it all!
:) & for the pings!
I did catch the opening C though, spectacular!
Especially the 2,008 drummers & the fireworks,and,and,and...
Ronda Rousey of the U.S. kisses her medal after winning the women's -70 kg judo bronze medal contest A at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, August 13, 2008
D’oh! I meant to ping your new name and forgot! Glad you found us anyway!
USA! USA! USA!
Thanks for the ping. I’m in to see Jimmy Page!
Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning his third gold medal after the men's 4x100-meter final during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Friday, Aug. 22, 2008
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