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United States defeat Spain to win gold in men’s basketball

The United States ‘redeem team’ have certainly redeemed themselves at the Beijing Olympics, not losing a single game and defeating Spain 118-107 in the final to win the gold medal.
The bronze medal was won by Argentina, who defeated Lithuania 87-75.

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The United States defeated Brazil 20-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-23 to win the gold medal in the men’s volleyball competition.
Russia defeated Italy to win the bronze medal.

Brazil have won its first gold medal in women’s volleyball, defeating the United States 25-15, 18-25, 25-13, 25-21.
China won the bronze medal.

Maria del Rosario Espinoza from Mexico has won the gold medal in the women’s 67kg plus division of taekwondo.
Nina Solheim from Norway won the silver medal. Sarah Stevenson from Great Britain and Natalia Falavigna from Brazil won bronze medals.

Angel di Maria of Argentina scored the only goal against Nigeria, earning them the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics. Argentina also won the gold medal at the 2004 Athens games.

Brazil beat Belgium yesterday to win the bronze medal.

Jamaica have proved they are the sprint champions of the Beijing Olympics by winning the men’s 4×100 meter relay setting a new record of 37.10.
Tinidad and Tobago won the silver medal and Japan won the bronze.
Jamaica
CARTER Nesta
FRATER Michael
BOLT Usain
POWELL Asafa
Tinidad and Tobago
EDMAN Keston
BURNS Marc
CALLENDER Emmanuel
THOMPSON Richard
Japan
TSUKAHARA Naoki
SUETSUGU Shingo
TAKAHIRA Shinji
ASAHARA Nobuharu

Brazil defeated Belgium 3-0 to claim the bronze medal in the men’s football.
Diego scored one goal and Jo scored the other two.