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Guest Host: Melinda Penkava
A panel talks about the 2000 Summer Olympics: what to expect from network coverage, which returning athletes and promising newcomers to watch, how the Sydney, Australia setting will affect the flavor of the proceedings, what new sports will be featured in the games, and more.
- Janice Lloyd senior assignment editor for sports at USA Today
- Lisa Lax senior profiles producer, NBC Olympics
- Helen Jefferson Lenskyj author of "Inside the Olympic Industry" (State University of New York Press)
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