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Beijing 2008 Olympic Events

Digital Media Sport : Live broadband streaming of the 2008 Beijing Olympics accounted for 2,200 of the estimated 3,600 total hours shown by the American NBC-Universal networks. At the 2012 London Olympics, unprecedented multi-platforming embraced online, mobile devices, game consoles and broadcast television, with the BBC providing 2,500 hours of live coverage, including every competitive event, much in high definition and some in 3D. The BBC also had 12 million requests for video ...

7. The Olympics were your favorite. There was not an event you didn't enjoy watching. The Beijing Olympics were about 2 weeks before you passed away and during the opening ceremonies you were waving your hands to the music. Beijing olympics -2008.jpg

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Composer Qigang Chen was also the Director of Music for the 2008 Olympics Opening Ceremony in Beijing. See his work in action here.

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American Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Is Hooked On Words With Friends

Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is a retired[6] American swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (18, double the second highest record holders), Olympic gold medals in individual events (11), and Olympic medals in individual events for a male (13).

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Abandoned Olympic Venues From Around The World Olympic Mascots Lie Unwanted, Beijing, 2008 Summer Olympics

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Dawn Harper (born May 13, 1984) from East St. Louis, Illinois is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 100-meter hurdles. She was the gold medalist in the event at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. She is trained by Bob Kersee, husband of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, six time Olympic medalist. During her time with the UCLA Bruins, Harper won the sprint hurdles at the US Junior Championships and at the Pan American Junior Athletics Championships.

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2008 Olympics XXIX in Beijing, China (204 nations - 10942 athletes - 302 events)

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How to Run a Faster 100M

While the 100-meter dash does not require the stamina of long distance events, it does demand balance and speed. Jamaican born Usain Bolt broke the world record for the 100-meter dash at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Usain broke his own Olympic record in August 2009, clocking in at 9.58 seconds. Improving your 100-meter time requires dedication and...