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Creating Our Olympic Map

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Ollie Williams | 10:54 UK time, Tuesday, 22 July 2008

Today, we've launched our interactive map of the Beijing Olympics, showing all the venues, a selection of landmarks, plus blogs and Twitter posts from our journalists in Beijing.

If you haven't already seen it, please do take a look and let me know your thoughts.


I'm a bit of a map geek - old maps, new maps, shipping charts, satellite images, GPS, it's all good (I've just had mild abuse involving "toggles" and "anoraks" lobbed at me in the office, to prove the point) - so it's been great fun to help build a map for BBC Sport.

But for somebody like me, used to wasting the occasional evening messing around with applications like Google's My Maps, creating a map on this level turned out to be a daunting proposition.

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Ollie Williams is a BBC Sport journalist.

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