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Summary.     Click for More > Phelps wins 3rd gold in 200 free Phelps becomes greatest Olympian Liukin wins all-around gold in gymnastics Bolt surges to gold in new 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 medley Former Chinese leader Hua Guofeng dies Hong Kong braces for possible typhoon hit 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 Argentina - second straight soccer gold Bekele storms to Olympic double 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 China deports US Tibet protesters Iraq signs $3B oil deal with China 22 dead from Saturday quake Dalai Lama due to leave hospital 15 dead in fireworks blast
President pleas for politics-free Games Chinese border attack kills 16   At least 16 police officers were killed, and 16 more were wounded, after an attack on a police station in western China Olympic relay in climax 100,000 police on guard for Olympics Bush chides China over human rights China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
Aug.1   Beijing
Aug.3   Western China
Aug.5   Beijing
Aug.6   Beijing
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Aug.8   Beijing
  China opened the 29th Olympic Games with stunning fireworks as the Asian nation kicked off the biggest and most scrutinized Games in history
Aug.11   Beijing
Aug.12   Beijing
Aug.14   Beijing
Aug.16   Beijing
  Beijing
Aug.20   Beijing
Aug.21   Hong Kong
Aug.22   Beijing
  Beijing
Aug.23   Beijing
Aug.24   Beijing
  Beijing
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Aug.30   Baghdad
  Sichuan
Aug.31   Mumbai
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1. 08-01 President pleas for politics-free Games Beijing
C. 08-01 IOC meets amid concerns Beijing
3. 08-02 IOC denies deal on internet curbs Beijing
08-03 Chinese border attack kills 16 Xinjiang, Western China
F. 08-04 Olympics will be safe, says China Beijing
6. 08-05 China on alert after deadly border attack Western China
H. 08-05 Deadly earthquake hits China Sichuan
I. 08-05 Olympic relay in climax Beijing
9. 08-06 100,000 police on guard for Olympics Beijing



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Beijing
President pleas for politics-free Games
IOC meets amid concerns
IOC denies deal on internet curbs
Olympics will be safe, says China
Olympic relay in climax
100,000 police on guard for Olympics
World leaders gather for Olympics
China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
Phelps wins 3rd gold in 200 free
Fingertip finish keeps Phelps' hopes alive
China cruises to gymnastics gold
Phelps becomes greatest Olympian
Liukin wins all-around gold in gymnastics
Photo finish lifts Phelps to record 7th gold
Phelps wins historic eighth gold
Bolt surges to gold in new record
Bolt grabs third gold and record
Argentina - second straight soccer gold
Bekele storms to Olympic double
Spectacular finale climaxes Games
U.S. beat Spain to win basketball gold
President pleas for politics-free Games
IOC meets amid concerns
IOC denies deal on internet curbs
Olympics will be safe, says China
Olympic relay in climax
100,000 police on guard for Olympics
World leaders gather for Olympics
China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
Phelps wins 3rd gold in 200 free
Fingertip finish keeps Phelps' hopes alive
China cruises to gymnastics gold
Phelps becomes greatest Olympian
Liukin wins all-around gold in gymnastics
Photo finish lifts Phelps to record 7th gold
Phelps wins historic eighth gold
Bolt surges to gold in new record
Bolt grabs third gold and record
Argentina - second straight soccer gold
Bekele storms to Olympic double
Spectacular finale climaxes Games
U.S. beat Spain to win basketball gold
President pleas for politics-free Games
IOC denies deal on internet curbs
100,000 police on guard for Olympics
World leaders gather for Olympics
China revokes visa of Darfur activist
Bush speaks of free expression
Bush dedicates new American embassy
Former Chinese leader Hua Guofeng dies
China deports US Tibet protesters
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First gold medal of 2008 Summer Olympics
Fingertip finish keeps Phelps' hopes alive
Dominant China win third weightlifting gold
Photo finish lifts Phelps to record 7th gold
Phelps wins historic eighth gold
Bolt surges to gold in new record
Bolt claims 200m gold with record
Bolt grabs third gold and record
Bekele storms to Olympic double
Southern China
Olymp torch ignites emotion in quake zone
Olymp torch ignites emotion in quake zone
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Deadly earthquake hits China
22 dead from Saturday quake
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August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1   Beijing  
  Beijing
Aug.2   Beijing
Aug.3  Southern China  Olymp torch ignites emotion in quake zone
  Western China  
  At least 16 police officers were killed, and 16 more were wounded, after an attack on a police station in western China.    2 attackers drove up to the post in a rubbish truck and threw 2...
Aug.4   Beijing Olympics will be safe, says China Aug.5   Western China China on alert after deadly border attack   Sichuan Deadly earthquake hits China   Beijing   Olympic relay in climax  The Olympic flame is being carried through the streets, on the final leg of its global relay Aug.6   Beijing   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   Thailand     Bush chides China over human rights  U.S. President expressed 'deep concerns' over religious freedom and human rights in China on in a wide-ranging Asian policy speech Aug.7  China  Brazil beat nine-man Belgium   Beijing World leaders gather for Olympics   Beijing China revokes visa of Darfur activist   Beijing Bush speaks of free expression  China  Chinese Islamic group threatens Olympics Aug.8   Beijing   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
  Beijing Bush dedicates new American embassy
Aug.9  Beijing  First gold medal of 2008 Summer Olympics Aug.11   Beijing Fingertip finish keeps Phelps' hopes alive   Baghdad Iraq to revive oil deal with China  Beijing  Dominant China win third weightlifting gold  Beijing  Nadal struggles before opening victory   Beijing     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...   Beijing China cruises to gymnastics gold Aug.12   Western China 3 police officers slain in western China   Beijing     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  Beijing  Federer, Nadal, Djokovic cruise through Aug.13  Beijing  Phelps sets new Olympic gold standard  Beijing  China eclipse U.S. in women's gymnastics  Beijing  Japan's Kitajima makes it a double gold  Beijing  Yang Wei wins men's gymnastics gold Aug.14  Beijing  Federer and Serena Williams crash out   Sichuan Rebuilding quake zone to cost $147B   Beijing   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  Beijing  Mongolians celebrate nation's first gold Aug.15  Beijing  Phelps makes it six from six  Beijing  Gonzalez stuns Blake to reach final   Beijing Photo finish lifts Phelps to record 7th gold Aug.16   Beijing   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   Beijing     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 world records in 7 finals, had already won the 400m medley, 200m freestyle, 200m butterfly, 4x100m free relay, 4x200m free relay, 200m medley and the 100m butterfly
Aug.17   Beijing Nadal, Dementieva claim tennis golds
 Beijing  Fraser heads Jamaican in women's 100m  Beijing  Liu Xiang out of Olympics Aug.18  Beijing  Golden Brits smash cycling pursuit record Aug.19  Beijing  Russian Silnov wins high jump gold  Beijing  British cyclist Hoy wins historic third gold  Beijing  Argentina rout 9-man Brazil to reach final  Beijing  Ramzi wins 1500m for Bahrain's first gold Aug.20   Beijing   Former Chinese leader Hua Guofeng dies  Hua Guofeng briefly ruled China as Mao Zedong's successor but was pushed aside by Deng Xiaoping as a prelude to reforms   Beijing Bolt claims 200m gold with record  Beijing  Afghanistan win first ever Olympic medal  Beijing  Silver medalist Blonska fails drug test Aug.21  Beijing  Relay disasters hit U.S. Olympic track team   Hong Kong   Hong Kong braces for possible typhoon hit  Typhoon Nuri is moving toward Hong Kong after destruction in the Philippines that killed 7 people  Beijing  Lloyd goal gives U.S. women football gold   Beijing Olympic probe over gymnasts' ages Aug.22   Beijing   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
  Southern China Three killed, 100 hurt in earthquake   Beijing   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 Aug.23   Beijing   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   Beijing U.S. women trounce Australia   Beijing S. Korea stuns Cuba for baseball gold   Beijing China's Ma wins table tennis men's gold   Beijing Taekwondo star kicks referee in face   Beijing Kenyan wins Olympic men's marathon   Beijing U.S. men's volleyball wins gold Aug.24   Beijing   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.    Spectacular fireworks kicked off the proceedings, while a drumming and dancing display recalled the opening ceremony inside Beijing's Bird's Nest...
  Beijing     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   Beijing     China deports US Tibet protesters  China has deported 8 Americans detained in Beijing last week for demonstrating during the Olympic Games Aug.27   Southern China 20 dead in chemical plant explosion Aug.30   Baghdad   Iraq signs $3B oil deal with China  Iraq has signed its first major oil deal with a foreign company(China National Petroleum Corporation) since the fall of Saddam's regime   Sichuan 3 dead as quake rattles southwest China   Sichuan   22 dead from Saturday quake  The quake hit Panzhihua Citye. 17 people were reported dead and about 100 others injured in Sichuan In Yunnan province, 5 people died Aug.31   Mumbai     Dalai Lama due to leave hospital  The Dalai Lama, 73, will leave hospital after undergoing tests for abdominal discomfort. He canceled planned trips to Mexico   China   15 dead in fireworks blast   The explosion occurred at a plant in Sijiazi Township in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region