Summer Olympics Update: Gymnastics, Michael Phelps, the “Redeem Team”
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Audio posted Friday afternoon.
Alan Ray: The Beijing Summer Olympics in many ways don't seem to be what they seem to be.
There's the story of fake fireworks at the opening ceremonies. There's the story of a fake face on the little girl who sang on opening night. There's the pre-pubescent-looking Chinese girls gymnastic team.
And what looks like a face-plant by the U.S. women's gymnastic team.
We're joined on These Days by San Diego Union-Tribune sports reporter Mark Ziegler.
- Mark Zeigler, sports reporter for the San Diego Union-Tribune. He joins us live from Beijing, where he is covering the 2008 Summer Olympics .