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Recent Summary.     Click for More > 100,000 police on guard for Olympics Olympic relay in climax President pleas for politics-free Games Web curbs for Olympic journalists French head will attend Olympics. Paris UN chief to miss Olympics opening Route changes mark Olympic torch relay. San Francisco Bay Area Olympic torch extinguished   Paris: The relay was disrupted by protesters demonstrating against the Chinese government, causing authorities to extinguish the flame 3 times Spielberg boycotts Olympic role. Southern California Beijing to host 2008 Olympic Games  In the 2nd round of a secret IOC ballot Beijing get 56 votes, Toronto 22, Paris 18 and Istanbul 9
New tests find 14 Russian athletes positive at Beijing Games. Moscow Beijing chosen to stage Winter Games Spectacular finale climaxes Games   Grand fireworks and spectacular choreography brought to a close the Games as one of the most remarkable Olympics in recent history U.S. beat Spain to win basketball gold Bekele storms to Olympic double Argentina - second straight soccer gold Bolt grabs third gold and record   Phelps wins historic eighth gold  23-year-old Michael Phelps won his 8th Olympic gold medal of the Beijing Games to beat Spitz's 1972 record of 7, with victory in the 4x100m ... Bolt surges to gold in new record Liukin wins all-around gold in gymnastics Phelps becomes greatest Olympian Phelps wins 3rd gold in 200 free China kicks off Olympics Ceremony


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New tests find 14 Russian athletes positive at Beijing Games   Moscow: The Russian Olympic Committee has said 14 of its athletes at the 2008 Beijing Olympics tested positive for doping during re-tests of their s... Beijing chosen to stage Winter Games  Beijing is set to become the first city to have hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics after it was chosen to stage the 2022 Winter Game... China stripped of 2000 Olympic bronze Star cyclists failed Beijing doping tests 'Blade Runner' claims 2nd Paralympic gold Fireworks greet opening of Paralympics Spectacular finale climaxes Games


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  Grand fireworks and spectacular choreography brought to a close the Games as one of the most remarkable Olympics in recent history.    Spectacular fireworks kicked off the proceedings, while a drumming and dancing display recalled the opening ceremony inside Beijing's Bird's Nest...
  U.S. beat Spain to win basketball gold  The United States struck gold in Olympic men's basketball with a 118-107 victory. Wade scored 27 points and Bryant added 20 Aug.23 Kenyan wins Olympic men's marathon U.S. men's volleyball wins gold China's Ma wins table tennis men's gold Taekwondo star kicks referee in face Bekele storms to Olympic double  Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele crushed the opposition as he cruised to 5,000m gold, adding to the 10,000m title he won eight days ago U.S. women trounce Australia Aug.22 Argentina - second straight soccer gold  Angel di Maria has fired Argentina to its second Olympic title in a row in a 1-0 victory over Nigeria Bolt grabs third gold and record  Usain Bolt made a 3rd world record after Jamaica claimed men's 4x100m relay gold by a huge margin to set a new benchmark of 37.10 Aug.21 Olympic probe over gymnasts' ages Lloyd goal gives U.S. women football gold  Relay disasters hit U.S. Olympic track team Aug.20 Bolt claims 200m gold with record  Afghanistan win first ever Olympic medal Aug.17  Liu Xiang out of Olympics Nadal, Dementieva claim tennis golds Aug.16   Phelps wins historic eighth gold
  23-year-old Michael Phelps won his 8th Olympic gold medal of the Beijing Games to beat Spitz's 1972 record of 7, with victory in the 4x100m medley.    He teamed up with Aaron Peirsol, Brendan Hansen and Jason Lezak to claim the historic gold in a new world record time. Phelps swam 17 times over 9 days and set wo...
Bolt surges to gold in new record  Usain Bolt glided to 9.69, a new world record, as he produced a stunning run in the Olympic 100m final. He was well clear at 60m Aug.15 Photo finish lifts Phelps to record 7th gold Aug.14 Liukin wins all-around gold in gymnastics  Nastia Liukin edged teammate Shawn Johnson for the all-around gold in women's gymnastics in an intense matchup Aug.12   Phelps becomes greatest Olympian  US swimmer Michael Phelps is winning his 10th gold medal with victory in the 200m butterfly. He claimed his fourth gold medal of the Beijing Olympics Aug.11   Phelps wins 3rd gold in 200 free  In winning the 200-meter freestyle, Phelps ran his career Olympic total to 9 golds and avenged his only individual loss in Athens 4 years ag... China cruises to gymnastics gold Fingertip finish keeps Phelps' hopes alive Aug.8 China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
  China opened the 29th Olympic Games with stunning fireworks as the Asian nation kicked off the biggest and most scrutinized Games in history
Aug.7 World leaders gather for Olympics Aug.6 100,000 police on guard for Olympics  Ten thousand athletes along with hundreds of thousands of fans and 30,000 journalists are being watched over by 100,000 security forces Aug.5 Olympic relay in climax  The Olympic flame is being carried through the streets, on the final leg of its global relay Aug.4 Olympics will be safe, says China Aug.2 IOC denies deal on internet curbs Aug.1 IOC meets amid concerns   President pleas for politics-free Games  President Hu Jintao said that the caliber of athletic competition, not political disputes, will determine a success Jul.30 Web curbs for Olympic journalists  Journalists covering the Olympic Games will not have completely uncensored access to the internet Jul.8   French head will attend Olympics  Paris: French President Sarkozy has confirmed that he will attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics on 8 August Jul.3 Bush to attend opening of Beijing Olympics. Washington Apr.10   UN chief to miss Olympics opening  Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will not attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics due to 'schedule issues' Apr.9 Olympics to 'rebound from crisis' Route changes mark Olympic torch relay   San Francisco Bay Area: Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes Apr.7 China vows to keep torch on track Olympic torch extinguished
  Paris: The relay was disrupted by protesters demonstrating against the Chinese government, causing authorities to extinguish the flame 3 times
 Officials extinguished and put the torch on a bus for safety reasons, in the face of protests
Apr.5 Sarkozy terms for Olympic attendance. Paris Mar.30 Olympic torch re-lit in Tiananmen Square Feb.12 Spielberg boycotts Olympic role  Southern California: US film director has withdrawn as an artistic adviser to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing over China's role in Darfur

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Jul.13 Beijing to host 2008 Olympic Games
  In the 2nd round of a secret IOC ballot Beijing get 56 votes, Toronto 22, Paris 18 and Istanbul 9
Jul.12 Beijing is favorite for 2008 Games. Moscow May.15 Beijing, Paris, Toronto bid for 2008