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  • China And South Africa Compete In Women's Hockey | Video

    China And South Africa Compete In Women's Hockey

    The People's Republic of China contend with South Africa in preliminary pool play in women's hockey and win 3-0. China score five minutes in deflect a shot off of a South African defender's head to lead 2-0 at half time. China score a third early in the second half to the delight of the home crowd and repel the South African attack to win the game. China climb to the top of the table, level with Australia. Hockey Women Preliminary Pool A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN vs RSA
  • Argentina Wins 85-68 Over Australia | Video

    Argentina Wins 85-68 Over Australia

    Olympic champion Argentina, earns a 85-68 victory over Australia in the group A preliminary round. After their shocking opening lost against Lithuania, Argentinians redeem themselves leading the match by 19 points in the 2nd half. Over just 2 minutes to go, Australia cuts the lead to 17 points. At the end of the game, Lithuania is at the top of the standings table in group A, followed by Croatia and Russia. Basketball Men's Preliminary Group A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - LTU, CRO, RUS
  • Italy Edge Poland To Make It To The Semifinal | Video

    Italy Edge Poland To Make It To The Semifinal

    Italy vie with Poland for a semifinal spot in men's volleyball. Italy take a comfortable two sets to none lead, but Poland answer back to take the third set 25-18 and a closely contested fourth set 28-26. In the fifth and deciding set, it again goes the distance. Italy win 17-15 and their dream of a fourth consecutive Olympic medal is alive. Volleyball Men Quarterfinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ITA vs POL
  • Walsh and May-Treanor Defend Olympic Title | Video

    Walsh and May-Treanor Defend Olympic Title

    Americans win second consecutive beach volleyball gold. The indomitable American duo of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh win gold in straight sets in front of the sellout crowd that braved the steady rain to support the Chinese team of Tian Jia and Wang Jie. Xue Chen and Zhang Xi, also of China, defeated Brazil’s Renata and Talita in straight sets to win bronze. Beach Volleyball Women Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Walsh - May-Treanor (USA), Tian Jia - Wang (CHN), Xue - Zhang Xi (CHN)
  • Greece Wins Against China by 14 Points | Video

    Greece Wins Against China by 14 Points

    Greece shoots, scores and earns a comfortable victory over the Chinese team in the group B preliminary round. By the end of the 2nd quarter Greece leads 46-24. China is back in the game in the third period, cutting the lead to only 10 points, the Greeks keep scoring in the 4th period and extend the lead to 14 points to win the match. Basketball Men's Preliminary Group B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - GRE, CHN
  • Croatia Keeps Moving in the Olympic Direction | Video

    Croatia Keeps Moving in the Olympic Direction

    World champion Croatia keeps moving in the Olympic direction seeking for a chance to win a medal, this time triumphing over China in the group B preliminary round. The Croatians dominate the match from start to finish, earning a comfortable 16-4 victory over the Chinese team. Water Polo Men's Preliminary Group B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CRO, CHN
  • lot1-2008 volley m preliminary pool B POLRUS | Video

    lot1-2008 volley m preliminary pool B POLRUS

    The Russian Federation compete with Poland in men's volleyball, winning the first set. Poland draw level in the second set with a feathered hit to mid-court. In the third, set Russia edge Poland 26-24, but again, Poland respond with a win to tie the match 2-2. In the fifth and deciding set, Poland get a big hit on match point to beat powerhouse Russia and take a share of the lead in the table. Volleyball Men Preliminary Pool B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - POL vs RUS
  • Russia Showcase Defense | Video

    Russia Showcase Defense

    The Russian Federation demonstrate their defensive prowess with a straight set victory over Algeria in women's volleyball. Russian Ekaterina Gamova poses difficulty for the Algerian hitters as she helps form a formidable blocking wall. Algeria cannot answer and have a trying time hitting the ball inbounds. Russia win three sets to none and move up the table to take a share of the lead. Volleyball Women Preliminary Pool B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - RUS vs ALG
  • Fernando Gonzalez Advances to the Gold Medal Match | Video

    Fernando Gonzalez Advances to the Gold Medal Match

    Fernando Gonzalez of Chile advances to the final and secures an Olympic title by winning the singles semifinal 4-6, 7-5, 11-9, against American James Blake. Blake loses his chance to be in the gold medal match by failing to convert three match points, and after returning a serve into the net, he settles to play for bronze. Tennis Men's Singles Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Fernando Gonzalez (CHI), James Blake (USA)
  • Romania Acquires Victory Number Four | Video

    Romania Acquires Victory Number Four

    Looking for their first victory, Angola faces Romania in the group A preliminary round. Romania makes a strong start leading 14-6 before the half time. During the second half, Romania makes the lead grow earning a 28-23 victory over Angola. With this win, Romania achieves victory number four and stays on top of the standings table in group A. Handball Women's Preliminary Group A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ROM, ANG
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