Even Michael Phelps Look-A-Likes Get Some Love

• It appears that Chinese fans will go ga-ga over anything Michael Phelps - even BBC reporters who look like the gold-winning swimmer.

Steve Parry Phelps look-a-like Sharron Davies

But when it comes to employees of the Beeb, we prefer to go ga-ga over swimming analyst Sharron Davies.

• Teasing the Aussies about coming home with less Olympic medals than the British? The Sun is there.

• A Canadian fencer says a loss to a rival felt like “a kick in the nuts” - which is more remarkable considering the crestfallen foiler is female.

• With the Beijing Games now gone, how will Yao Ming be able to get on with his life?

• It’s bad enough when a football coach assaults a player from an opposing team, but it’s downright disgusting when said player is only 8 years old.

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British Tabloid Taunts Aussies Over Medal Deficit

The British finished fourth in the medal count in the 2008 Olympics — 47 total medals, which gave them just enough for fourth place behind Russia’s 72 — but that hasn’t stopped the Brits from celebrating their national pride. Fair enough.

Most importantly for Britian, if you believe THE SUN, is that they edged out Australia by one medal. Apparently, these two countries like to have a go at each other, as they might say in politely accented fashion:
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