Olympics opening ceremony...

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  1. kwun

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    anybody watched it?

    in the US the broadcast is held until 8pm. they decided that a delayed primetime coverage is better than live.

    did anybody spot any of the badminton players? i haven't been able to find too many photos online yet.
     
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    I wasn't able to watch it. I was playing badminton...I got home at 10:30pm last night and went through all the channels looking but didn't find anything related to the Olympics. :(
     
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    I watched most of the opening ceremony and didn't see any of the badminton players. The BBC aired the whole ceremony live. It was around 3.5 hours long!

    For anyone who has access to digital , the Badminton is being shown on BBC Three Olympic Interactive from 07:30 till 10:30 tomorrow. Not sure about SEA, but anyone in Europe should be able to pick it up.
     
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    I fell asleep! Didnt manage to witness the opening ceremony. I'm sure they will have repeat telecast.
     
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    It's on now!! (In the US) :)

    I am watching it
     
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    i saw lars paaske, in the crowd of the ceremony:D
     
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    Christian Hadinata was holding the Indonesian flag ...
     
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    Ronold Susilo for Singapore Flag
     
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    I saw Huang Shui.(Women Doubles)

    I saw Huangshui in the queue of China Team..
     
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    I'm finally watching the opening ceremony.
     
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    I only saw about 15 minutes of action (or should I say inaction??) But luckily I caught both Team Canada and Team China's walks!

    Can't wait for the event to start full scale tomorrow.
     
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    i saw Lenny Permana! but i forgot to turn on the VCR ! :(
     
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    canadian coverage

    I am dismay with our CBC coverage, no doubt it carries the ceremony live; it is so boring, the commentators, Peter mansbridge & the other guy...can't recall his name offhand; bloody boring. I just watched the NBC coverage. It is much more livier and informative. High time somebody revamp CBC. :mad:
     
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    Hey, guys... I watched it... And I saw some China's badminton players like Haifeng... The ceremony quite interesting... You'll feel regret if you didn't watch it... Hahaha... :)
     
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    i didn't spot anybody in the Chinese squad. they keep filming this American guy who coaches the Chinese basketball team. how annoying.
     
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    Too bad... You didn't saw them... Hahaha... :D
     
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    in indonesia it started at about 00.40 am i watched until it was like 3am then fell asleep!!i didnt spot any badminton players..but is it JR who was holding the denmark flag!!??:confused: they didnt focus on that..couldnt spot any indonesian badminton players..but christian hadinata was holding the flag..
     
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    i went through the captured video frame by frame, i cannot find any badminton players in the Chinese, Koreans, Malaysian or Netherlands.

    i did however got some of Denmark: spotted Jonas, Jonassen, Lars, the pretty Pernille Harder, as well as Sigit's coach and according to you guys, the pole bearer Christian Hadinata though the tv title says differently. and of course, Singapore's pole bearer Susilo, who was quite cheerful!
     

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    china's badminton team was not at the ceremony cuz the players will have competition soon, so they are still training.
     
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    that's cruel! it looked like quite a party in the opening ceremony.
     

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