Slate on China and the Beijing Olympics.

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Aug. 24 2008 12:04 AM

The 2008 Olympics

A roundup of Slate's coverage of China and the Beijing Games.

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"China Goes for (All of) the Gold: Economists predict whether the host country will rule the Beijing Olympics," by Daniel Gross. Posted Aug. 7, 2008.

"Summer Olympics Disaster Guide: Opening Ceremony Edition: The Olympics are all set to kick off. What could possibly go wrong?" by Lucy Morrow Caldwell, Kara Hadge, Nayeli Rodriguez, and Derek Thompson. Posted Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008.

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"Full Speedo Ahead: Can Michael Phelps' cutting-edge swimsuit make me a better swimmer?" by Sara Dickerman. Posted Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.

"Olympic Marathon: The best books, Web sites, and video to prepare you for the Beijing Games," by Rachael Larimore. Posted Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008.

"Swifter, Higher, Cuddlier: Stop picking on Beijing's Olympic mascots," by Seth Stevenson. Posted Thursday, July 24, 2008.

"Dara Torres, Demystified: Do the swimmer's 'secrets to success' hold up?" by Amanda Schaffer. Posted Wednesday, July 16, 2008.

"Summer Olympics Disaster Guide: What could go wrong in Beijing? Everything," by Lucy Morrow Caldwell, Kara Hadge, Nayeli Rodriguez, and Derek Thompson. Posted Wednesday, July 2, 2008.

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"Passing on the Torch: Why are world leaders boycotting the Beijing opening ceremony?" by Jacob Leibenluft. Posted Friday, April 11, 2008.

"The Carbon Olympics: Keeping track of the Olympic torch's carbon footprint—one leg at a time," by Chadwick Matlin. Posted Tuesday, April 11, 2008.