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B. 01-10 Everest legend Edmund Hillary dies New Zealand
C. 03-24 Protest as Olympic torch is lit Greece
08-08 China kicks off Olympics Ceremony Beijing
E. 08-16 Phelps wins historic eighth gold Beijing

Eccentric chess icon Fischer dies Giants win Super Bowl over Patriots Spielberg boycotts Olympic role Protest as Olympic torch is lit
Everest legend Edmund Hillary dies


January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.10   New Zealand
  Sir Edmund Hillary gained worldwide fame after he and guide Tenzing Norgay became the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest
Jan.18   Iceland
Jan.26  Melbourne  Sharapova claims Australian Open title
Jan.27  Melbourne  Djokovic gives Serbia first Slam title


February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.3   Arizona
Feb.10  Ghana  Egypt won a record sixth Africa Cup
Feb.12   Southern California


March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.24   Greece
  A protester managed to breach the tight security during the torch lighting ceremony. He unfurled a banner, but was apprehended
Mar.30   Athens Greece hands China Olympic torch

April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.6  London  Angry protests as torch reaches London Apr.7   Paris Olympic torch extinguished
  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
 Texas  Kansas pulled away victory in NCAA Apr.9   San Francisco Bay Area Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Apr.10  UN  UN chief to miss Olympics opening Apr.17  New Delhi  Heavy security for torch Apr.23   Australia More arrests as Australia hosts torch Apr.25  Japan  Scuffles at torch relay Apr.26  South Korea  Tight security at Seoul torch relay

May 2008 ... more > Top ^
May.7   Tibet Olympic flame lit on Everest peak
May.11  Northern England  United claim 10th Premier League title May.14  Northern England  Zenit shuts out Rangers for UEFA Cup May.21   Moscow United victorious after shoot-out drama

June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.4  Pittsburgh  Detroit claims Stanley Cup over Pittsburgh Jun.8  Paris  Nadal humiliates Federer in French final Jun.17  Boston  Celtics defeat Lakers to win NBA title Jun.20  Tibet  Tibet torch relay ends peacefully Jun.25  Switzerland  Lahm goal puts Germany in final Jun.26  Austria  Superb Spain too strong for Russians Jun.29   Austria   Torres strike gives Spain final victory   Thousands of euphoric fans are celebrating in Madrid after their football team won Euro 2008, beating Germany 1-0

July 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jul.5  London  Venus retains her title in straight sets Jul.6  London  Nadal stuns Federer in Wimbledon final Jul.8  Paris  French head will attend Olympics Jul.24  Baghdad  Iraq banned from Summer Olympics Jul.27  Paris  Sastre wins Tour de France crown Jul.29  Iraq  Iraq cleared to compete in Olympics Jul.30   Beijing Web curbs for Olympic journalists  Journalists covering the Olympic Games will not have completely uncensored access to the internet

August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  Beijing  President pleas for politics-free Games Aug.3  Pakistan  Climber: 11 killed in avalanche on K2 Aug.5  Beijing  Olympic relay in climax Aug.6  Beijing  100,000 police on guard for 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
Aug.11  Beijing  Phelps wins 3rd gold in 200 free Aug.12   Beijing Phelps becomes greatest Olympian Aug.14  Beijing  Liukin wins all-around gold in gymnastics Aug.16   Beijing Bolt surges to gold in new record   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 wo...
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   Beijing Argentina - second straight soccer gold Aug.23  Beijing  Bekele storms to Olympic double 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  Beijing  U.S. beat Spain to win basketball gold

September 2008 ... more > Top ^
Sep.7  New York  Serena Williams wins U.S. Open Sep.8   New York Federer beats Murray for 5th U.S. Open


October 2008 ... more > Top ^
Oct.29   Philadelphia Phillies win the World Series



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February 2008
02/03 Giants win Super Bowl over Patriots
02/10 Egypt won a record sixth Africa Cup
02/12 Spielberg boycotts Olympic role
02/12 Spielberg boycotts Olympic role
02/12 Spielberg boycotts Olympic role
March 2008
03/24 Protest as Olympic torch is lit
03/30 Greece hands China Olympic torch
03/24 Protest as Olympic torch is lit
03/30 Greece hands China Olympic torch
03/24 Protest as Olympic torch is lit
April 2008
04/06 Angry protests as torch reaches London
04/07 Olympic torch extinguished
04/07 Kansas pulled away victory in NCAA
04/09 Route changes mark Olympic torch relay
04/10 UN chief to miss Olympics opening
04/23 More arrests as Australia hosts torch
04/06 Angry protests as torch reaches London
04/07 Olympic torch extinguished
04/09 Route changes mark Olympic torch relay
04/10 UN chief to miss Olympics opening
04/17 Heavy security for torch
04/23 More arrests as Australia hosts torch
04/06 Angry protests as torch reaches London
04/07 Olympic torch extinguished
04/09 Route changes mark Olympic torch relay
04/10 UN chief to miss Olympics opening
04/23 More arrests as Australia hosts torch
04/25 Scuffles at torch relay
May 2008
05/07 Olympic flame lit on Everest peak
05/11 United claim 10th Premier League title
05/21 United victorious after shoot-out drama
05/07 Olympic flame lit on Everest peak
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June 2008
06/04 Detroit claims Stanley Cup over Pittsburgh
06/08 Nadal humiliates Federer in French final
06/17 Celtics defeat Lakers to win NBA title
06/20 Tibet torch relay ends peacefully
06/29 Torres strike gives Spain final victory
06/20 Tibet torch relay ends peacefully
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July 2008
07/05 Venus retains her title in straight sets
07/06 Nadal stuns Federer in Wimbledon final
07/08 French head will attend Olympics
07/24 Iraq banned from Summer Olympics
07/30 Web curbs for Olympic journalists
07/08 French head will attend Olympics
07/24 Iraq banned from Summer Olympics
07/29 Iraq cleared to compete in Olympics
07/30 Web curbs for Olympic journalists
07/08 French head will attend Olympics
07/30 Web curbs for Olympic journalists
August 2008
08/01 President pleas for politics-free Games
08/03 Climber: 11 killed in avalanche on K2
08/05 Olympic relay in climax
08/06 100,000 police on guard for Olympics
08/08 China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
08/12 Phelps becomes greatest Olympian
08/16 Phelps wins historic eighth gold
08/16 Bolt surges to gold in new record
08/22 Bolt grabs third gold and record
08/22 Argentina - second straight soccer gold
08/24 Spectacular finale climaxes Games
08/01 President pleas for politics-free Games
08/05 Olympic relay in climax
08/06 100,000 police on guard for Olympics
08/08 China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
08/12 Phelps becomes greatest Olympian
08/16 Phelps wins historic eighth gold
08/16 Bolt surges to gold in new record
08/22 Bolt grabs third gold and record
08/22 Argentina - second straight soccer gold
08/24 Spectacular finale climaxes Games
08/01 President pleas for politics-free Games
08/06 100,000 police on guard for Olympics
September 2008
09/07 Serena Williams wins U.S. Open
09/08 Federer beats Murray for 5th U.S. Open
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October 2008
10/29 Phillies win the World Series
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Giants win Super Bowl over Patriots Bolt surges to gold in new record Eccentric chess icon Fischer dies Phillies win the World Series United victorious after shoot-out drama Torres strike gives Spain final victory   Thousands of euphoric fans are celebrating in Madrid after their football team won Euro 2008, beating Germany 1-0 Argentina - second straight soccer gold Web curbs for Olympic journalists  Journalists covering the Olympic Games will not have completely uncensored access to the internet Federer beats Murray for 5th U.S. Open Spielberg boycotts Olympic role Protest as Olympic torch is lit




World, Sports, 2008 Football Timeline ... See World Football timeline Top ^
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Feb.3   Arizona




World, Sports, 2008 Track & Field Timeline ... See World Track & Field timeline Top ^
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Aug.16   Beijing




World, Sports, 2008 Chess Timeline ... See World Chess timeline Top ^
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Jan.18   Iceland




World, Sports, 2008 Baseball Timeline ... See World Baseball timeline Top ^
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Oct.29   Philadelphia




World, Sports, 2008 Soccer (Football) Timeline ... See World Soccer (Football) timeline Top ^
2008
Feb.10  Ghana  Egypt won a record sixth Africa Cup
May.11  Northern England  United claim 10th Premier League title
May.14  Northern England  Zenit shuts out Rangers for UEFA Cup
May.21   Moscow
Jun.25  Switzerland  Lahm goal puts Germany in final
Jun.26  Austria  Superb Spain too strong for Russians
Jun.29   Austria
Aug.22   Beijing




World, Sports, 2008 Basketball Timeline ... See World Basketball timeline Top ^
2008
Apr.7  Texas  Kansas pulled away victory in NCAA
Jun.17  Boston  Celtics defeat Lakers to win NBA title
Aug.24  Beijing  U.S. beat Spain to win basketball gold




World, Sports, 2008 Cycling Timeline ... See World Cycling timeline Top ^
2008
Jul.27  Paris  Sastre wins Tour de France crown




World, Sports, 2008 Media Politics Timeline ... See World Media Politics timeline Top ^
2008
Jul.30   Beijing




World, Sports, 2008 Hockey Timeline ... See World Hockey timeline Top ^
2008
Jun.4  Pittsburgh  Detroit claims Stanley Cup over Pittsburgh




World, Sports, 2008 Climbing Timeline ... See World Climbing timeline Top ^
2008
Aug.3  Pakistan  Climber: 11 killed in avalanche on K2




World, Sports, 2008 Water Sports Timeline ... See World Water Sports timeline Top ^
2008
Aug.11  Beijing  Phelps wins 3rd gold in 200 free




World, Sports, 2008 Human Rights Timeline ... See World Human Rights timeline Top ^
2008
Jul.8  Paris  French head will attend Olympics
Aug.1  Beijing  President pleas for politics-free Games




World, Sports, 2008 Tennis Timeline ... See World Tennis timeline Top ^
2008
Jan.26  Melbourne  Sharapova claims Australian Open title
Jan.27  Melbourne  Djokovic gives Serbia first Slam title
Jun.8  Paris  Nadal humiliates Federer in French final
Jul.5  London  Venus retains her title in straight sets
Jul.6  London  Nadal stuns Federer in Wimbledon final
Sep.7  New York  Serena Williams wins U.S. Open
Sep.8   New York




World, Sports, 2008 Political Sanctions Timeline ... See World Political Sanctions timeline Top ^
2008
Feb.12   Southern California




World, Sports, 2008 Avalanche Timeline ... See World Avalanche timeline Top ^
2008
Aug.3  Pakistan  Climber: 11 killed in avalanche on K2




World, Sports, 2008 Protest Timeline ... See World Protest timeline Top ^
2008
Mar.24   Greece
  A protester managed to breach the tight security during the torch lighting ceremony. He unfurled a banner, but was apprehended
Apr.6  London  Angry protests as torch reaches London Apr.7   Paris Olympic torch extinguished
  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.9   San Francisco Bay Area Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Apr.23   Australia More arrests as Australia hosts torch Apr.25  Japan  Scuffles at torch relay



World, Sports, 2008 Security Timeline ... See World Security timeline Top ^
2008 Apr.26  South Korea  Tight security at Seoul torch relay Aug.6  Beijing  100,000 police on guard for Olympics



World, Sports, 2008 Entertainment Timeline ... See World Entertainment timeline Top ^
2008 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



World, Sports, 2008 Sports Obituary Timeline ... See World Sports Obituary timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.10   New Zealand Everest legend Edmund Hillary dies
  Sir Edmund Hillary gained worldwide fame after he and guide Tenzing Norgay became the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest




World, Sports, 2008 Olympics Timeline ... See World Olympics timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.12   Southern California Spielberg boycotts Olympic role Mar.24   Greece Protest as Olympic torch is lit
  A protester managed to breach the tight security during the torch lighting ceremony. He unfurled a banner, but was apprehended
Mar.30   Athens Greece hands China Olympic torch Apr.6  London  Angry protests as torch reaches London Apr.7   Paris Olympic torch extinguished
  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.9   San Francisco Bay Area Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Apr.10  UN  UN chief to miss Olympics opening Apr.17  New Delhi  Heavy security for torch Apr.23   Australia More arrests as Australia hosts torch Apr.25  Japan  Scuffles at torch relay Apr.26  South Korea  Tight security at Seoul torch relay May.7   Tibet Olympic flame lit on Everest peak Jun.20  Tibet  Tibet torch relay ends peacefully Jul.8  Paris  French head will attend Olympics Jul.24  Baghdad  Iraq banned from Summer Olympics Jul.29  Iraq  Iraq cleared to compete in Olympics Jul.30   Beijing Web curbs for Olympic journalists  Journalists covering the Olympic Games will not have completely uncensored access to the internet Aug.1  Beijing  President pleas for politics-free Games Aug.5  Beijing  Olympic relay in climax Aug.6  Beijing  100,000 police on guard for 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
Aug.12   Beijing Phelps becomes greatest Olympian Aug.14  Beijing  Liukin wins all-around gold in gymnastics Aug.16   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 wo...
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 Aug.23  Beijing  Bekele storms to Olympic double 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