Argentina plays Brazil in the football semi-final tonight

Argentina play Brazil tonight in the semi-final of the men’s football. The match starts at 9:00 p.m and will be played at the Worker’s Stadium in Beijing.
Belgium and Nigeria will play in Shanghai in the other semi-final.
The Argentina - Brazil match is being billed as the Ronaldinho-Lionel Messi clash.
“It’s a match between [...]

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Day two of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, promises to be even more action packed than yesterday with a total of 14 gold medals up for grabs.
Four of those medals are in the swimming: Men’s 400m Individual Medley, Men’s 400m Freestyle, Women’s 400m Individual Medley and Women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay.
It will be Michael Phelps [...]

Brazil have won the World Cup five times, but they have never won an Olympics gold medal.
“To win (an) Olympic medal is a bit harder because we don’t have much time to prepare,” Brazil’s coach Dunga told reporters in Singapore ahead of an exhibition match here Monday.
“With respect to the World Cup, we have four [...]

I always enjoy these kinds of articles because I always learn about a couple of people I have never heard of, but they have high chances of winning an Olympic medal. Here are the Olympian’s eight medal favorites:
1. Lin Dan, China, badminton - Lin Dan is described as the John McEnroe of badminton. [...]

Ronaldinho is keen to do anything to compete in the Beijing Olympics, even if it means breaking his contract with FC Barcelona.
“On Tuesday, Ronaldinho will announce that nothing will keep him away from the Beijing Olympics,” the newspaper O Globo said. “And if Barcelona insists on not allowing him to play, he will break his [...]