Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

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Usain Bolt. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the Jamaican sprinter broke the world and Olympic records in both the 100-meter and 200-meter events. He also set a 4×100-meter relay record with the Jamaican team, making him the first man to win three sprinting events at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984.

Usain Bolt. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the Jamaican sprinter broke the world and Olympic records in both the 100-meter and 200-meter events. He also set a 4×100-meter relay record with the Jamaican team, making him the first man to win three sprinting events at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984.

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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...

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...

China sets Olympics record in weddings, as 300,000-plus couples tie knot. Chinese couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on 08 August 2008. China claimed it set a world record for marriages on a single day to coincide with the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, with some 14,591 couples registered in Beijing alone.

China sets Olympics record in weddings, as 300,000-plus couples tie knot. Chinese couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on 08 August 2008. China claimed it set a world record for marriages on a single day to coincide with the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, with some 14,591 couples registered in Beijing alone.

Philips 'keeps all options open' over TV biz | Philips has embarked on some serious navel-gazing over sales in its troubled TV business, and is looking to rationalise its portfolio across the globe. Corporate PR chief Arent-Jan Hesselink told this site that profit margins in certain parts of Philips business were 'below acceptable levels' Buying advice from the leading technology site

Philips 'keeps all options open' over TV biz | Philips has embarked on some serious navel-gazing over sales in its troubled TV business, and is looking to rationalise its portfolio across the globe. Corporate PR chief Arent-Jan Hesselink told this site that profit margins in certain parts of Philips business were 'below acceptable levels' Buying advice from the leading technology site

Olga Kaniskina, age 23, of Russia has won the women's 20-kilometer race walk gold medal in a dominating start-to-finish performance in wet conditions at the Beijing Olympics. Finishing in an Olympic record 1 hour, 26 minutes, 31 seconds.

Olga Kaniskina, age 23, of Russia has won the women's 20-kilometer race walk gold medal in a dominating start-to-finish performance in wet conditions at the Beijing Olympics. Finishing in an Olympic record 1 hour, 26 minutes, 31 seconds.

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In 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record and became the most decorated gold medalist in history. Phelps won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, resulting in an astonishing 19 gold medals throughout his Olympic career. Phelps is now a swimming legend with a record extremely difficult to beat.  http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/columns/story?id=3539386  (Courtney Petersen)

In 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record and became the most decorated gold medalist in history. Phelps won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, resulting in an astonishing 19 gold medals throughout his Olympic career. Phelps is now a swimming legend with a record extremely difficult to beat. http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/columns/story?id=3539386 (Courtney Petersen)

After the 10,000m. in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, (L-R) Seleshi Sihine (silver medal) of Ethiopia, Kenenisa Bekele (gold medal) of Ethiopia are congratulated by teammate Haile Gebreselassie of Ethiopia after the Men's 10000m Final in the Men's 10000m Final held at the National Stadium on Day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 17, 2008 in Beijing, China. Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia finished the event in first place with a new Olympic record time of 27:01.17.

After the 10,000m. in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, (L-R) Seleshi Sihine (silver medal) of Ethiopia, Kenenisa Bekele (gold medal) of Ethiopia are congratulated by teammate Haile Gebreselassie of Ethiopia after the Men's 10000m Final in the Men's 10000m Final held at the National Stadium on Day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 17, 2008 in Beijing, China. Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia finished the event in first place with a new Olympic record time of 27:01.17.

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