Beijing Olympics: Tons of Resources to Enjoy the Olympic Extravaganza
By on August 5th, 2008

The Beijing 2008 Olympics is just a few days away, and come 8th of August you will be able to witness one of the most awaited events of the year. There are various ways in which you can enjoy the Beijing Olympics and in this post we will introduce you to several things you can use to get information about all the events. We also threw in several other things that you could get you into the groove for the event.

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Watching Olympics Online / Cell phone

You can follow all the action that will take place in Beijing using several means. You can visit the Official Beijing 2008 site to keep up with the news and events. You can also follow live videos and watch the events live on NBC Olympics which is the official broadcaster in the United States, Yahoo Australia Sports official online broadcaster.

You can also watch videos of Beijing 2008 events on the official YouTube channel for Beijing 2008.

Cell phone users can catch on the Olympics by visiting NBC Olympics Mobile. Watching Beijing 2008 online and on cell phones is absolutely free.

Popular Blogs Covering the Event

Though there is no doubt that almost everyone in the media will be covering the event there are several blogs which will keep you updated about the event, if you are looking for Beijing 2008 Olympic related blogs, here is a list that may help you decide.

Beijing 2008 Olympics Wallpapers, Screensavers and more

The official Beijing Olympics site has a number of wallpapers and screensavers you can download for your PC. Thanks to Nirmal for pointing this out.

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On the other hand you can find several other unofficial wallpapers and screensavers by visiting the links below.

Beijing 2008 Widgets / Gadgets for Start Pages and Blogs

There are several offerings of widgets that you can use on your personal website or start pages like Netvibes, iGoogle and more.

WordPress Themes and Other Templates

If you are a blogger who is a Olympic fan here are some resources to theme your blog to match the Beijing 2008 Olympic event.

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Beijing 2008 Games for PC

If you are a gamer, why not try out your hands at some cool Olympic games. Compete in some freestyle swimming, or just sprint across in record time. Visit the Olympic Video Games site created by Sega to get more information about the official game for Beijing 2008, available for XBox 360, Playstation 3 and PC and mobiles.

If you are looking to play free Olympic games online, Games Games provides a decent listing of Olympic flash games.

Summarizing

So what are your plans for the Olympics, are you going to follow it? Do let us know about the different things that you plan, we would love to use some of your suggestions.

Let the games begin, have fun with Beijing 2008 Olympics.

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