Olympics

India claims cheating in the shooting

Abhinav Bindra who won India’s first individual gold medal at the Olympics, claims that the sights on his gun were tampered with.
Bindra has recalled going to the toilet at the same time his German coach Gabriela Buehlmann went out for a cigarette, leaving the gun unattended. It was at this moment that the Indians suspect [...]

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Here is a preview of the tennis matches being played today in Beijing. Today (August 13) players are competing for berths in the quarterfinals of the Men’s and Women’s Singles and Men’s Doubles events at the Olympic green tennis center.
Men’s Singles, Third Round (last 16)
Roger Federer of Switzerland plays Tomas Berdych of the [...]

With all of the security, gates and guards in China you sometimes have to ask yourself, who are they trying to keep out or are they trying to keep you in.
Journalists at the media press center for the Beijing Olympics are asking themselves just that when they noticed an APC parked out the front of [...]

Roger Federer won his first round match beating Dmitry Tursunov 6-4, 6-2.
The match was delayed for 24 hours because of rain on Sunday.
“I based my schedule around the Olympic Games,” he told reporters. “It hurt to lose the Wimbledon final and then the speculation starts about me losing my number one ranking but [...]

NBC faced a lot of criticism for only making streaming broadcasts available to Windows Vista users.
Here is a way to watch the Beijing Olympics on Linux using Sopcast. Click here for instructions.

A total of 13 medals are up for grabs today in day 3 of the Beijing Olympics. Here is a preview of the medal events:
10:21 Women’s 100 meter butterfly
Favorites for the event Australian’s Lisbeth Trickett and Jessicah Schipper
10:27 Men’s 100 meter breaststroke
Watch for Kitajima Kosuke from Japan and Brendan Hansen (WR holder)
11:14 Women’s 400 [...]

Rain has delayed the start of the tennis today.
The first match due on Centre Court is American James Blake against Australia’s Chris Guccione in the men’s singles.
Roger Federer of Switzerland will play later today (Sunday) against Russian Dmitry Tursunov.