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  • USA Achieves Victory by 31 Points | Video

    USA Achieves Victory by 31 Points

    The Chinese basketball team comes 31 points short in loss to the United States. China fascinates the crowd with a solid start leading 6-4 in the first minutes of the game, they lose the lead to USA at 14-11, and level at 29-29, but USA goes back in the action earning the victory 101-70. Dwyane Wade scores 19 points for team US, Yao Ming makes 13 points and 10 rebounds for China. Basketball Men's Preliminary Group B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - USA, CHN
  • Poland Earns Victory By 14 Goals | Video

    Poland Earns Victory By 14 Goals

    The Polish team triumphs over China in the group A preliminary round. Poland dominates the match from start to finish, achieving victory by 14 goals. Marcin Lijewski and Mateusz Jachlewski prove to be key players in the team, leading Poland to a comfortable 33-19 victory over the Chinese team. Handball Men's Preliminary Group A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - POL, CHN
  • Korea Keeps Archery Team Winning Streak | Video

    Korea Keeps Archery Team Winning Streak

    Korea keeps the winning streak, capturing the team gold medal for the third consecutive time. Im Dong-Hyun, Lee Chang-Hwan and Park Kyung-Mo claim the archery team Olympic title with 227 points, setting a new Olympic record. The Italian team, silver medallists in Sydney, settle for the silver medal with 225 points. The bronze medal is received by the Chinese team. Archery Team Men's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - KOR, ITA, CHN
  • Rogge Tours The International Broadcast Centre | Video

    Rogge Tours The International Broadcast Centre

    IOC President Jacques Rogge tours the International Broadcast Centre in Beijing and gives his seal of approval at the facility as he signs his name in Chinese characters. The president is keen to meet some of the 12 000 people based in Beijing and responsible for broadcasting images and sound world wide. The IBC is the world's largest broadcast site containing state of the art technology in 85 studios.
  • China And The Netherlands Play Close Match | Video

    China And The Netherlands Play Close Match

    The Netherlands score one against the People's Republic of China in a closely contested preliminary round women's hockey game. Both teams come into the game with 2-0 records. The Netherlands get on the board first when Maartje Paumen picks the high corner of the Chinese net. Both teams show attack in the second half, but good goal tending prevents any further scoring. Hockey Women Preliminary Pool A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN vs NED
  • Wang and Qin Win China's 4th Diving Gold | Video

    Wang and Qin Win China's 4th Diving Gold

    Wang Feng and Qin Kai amaze the crowd with near perfect dives to win the gold medal in the synchro 3m springboard final. The Chinese pair score a total of 469.08, winning the 4th diving gold medal for China at these games. The Russian pair, Dmitry Sautin and Yuriy Kunakov finish with an overall 421.98, receiving the silver medal. The Ukranian duo, Illya Kvasha and Oleksiy Prygorov win the bronze. Diving Synchronized 3m Springboard Men's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN, RUS, UKR
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Hockey Women's Final | Video

    Beijing 2008 Olympic Hockey Women's Final

    Dutch Women win Olympic field hockey gold by beating China, 2-0. The Chinese had upset the reigning Olympic hockey champion, Germany, with a very late goal in the semifinals. But the Dutch, the reigning world champions, were simply too strong.
  • Wang Hao Secures a Place in the Gold Medal Match | Video

    Wang Hao Secures a Place in the Gold Medal Match

    Chinese Wang Hao takes a step closer to the Olympic podium, securing a place in the gold medal match by defeating Jorgen Persson 4 games to 1 in the singles semifinal. Wang Hao wins 11-9, 11-9, 9-11, 11-7, 11-9 and secures a place on the podium. Jorge Persson of Sweden will play for the bronze medal. Table Tennis Singles Men's Semifinal- Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Wang Hao (CHN), Jorgen Persson (SWE)
  • Speeches And Music At The IOC Session | Video

    Speeches And Music At The IOC Session

    The 120th IOC Session sets the scene for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Chinese premier Hu Jintao meets with IOC President ahead of the 2008 Beijing Games, an Olympic gathering represented by more countries than ever before. Rogge remarks that China is moving forward in addressing environmental concerns as a result of the infrastructure investments for the Games. Delegates to the Session are treated to a grand concert of opera music.
  • The Aussies Win 4x200m Medley in World Record Time | Video

    The Aussies Win 4x200m Medley in World Record Time

    The Australian quartet, Stephanie Rice, Linda Mckenzie, Bronte Barratt and Kylie Palmer, swim to success, claiming the 4x200 medley gold medal and setting a new world record. The Aussies finish in 7:44.31, less than a second ahead of the Chinese team, who settle for silver. USA receives the bronze medal in 7:46.33. Swimming 4x200 Medley Women's Final - World Record (7:44.31) - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - AUS, CHN, USA
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