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The Medal Stand After Dark: Is Bolt THE story of these Games?

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Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt each had performances for the ages during these Games, but Ann Killon poses an interesting question ... when people think about the Beijing Olympics, will they remember Phelps or Bolt more? [Mercury News]

Gold medals in Australia cost a lot of money. [Sydney Morning Herald]

Joe Posnanski with the first of what I'm sure will be many interesting takes on these Games. [KC Star]

Will Beijing keep some cars off the road even after the Olympics are over? [AFP]

How are people from other parts of the world celebrating gold medal performances? [NY Times]

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