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)

Phelps sets Olympic record with 19th medal

Michael Phelps - Olympic Medal - Most Decorated Olympian - London 2012 - Meter Freestyle Relay

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...

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's 100m Final and the gold medal at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt finished the event in first place with a time of 9.69, a new World Record.

Olympic celebrations - Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's Final and the gold medal at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt finished the event in first place with a time of a

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Olympics 2008: Tom Jenkins at the velodrome

Throwback Thursday - Before Michael Phelps, there was Mark Spitz. The California-native won 2 gold medals, one silver, and one bronze at the Olympic games in Mexico City. His best performance was when he won 7 gold medals at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972. No one broke his record until Phelps won 8 gold medals at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

Throwback Thursday - Before Michael Phelps, there was Mark Spitz. The California-native won 2 gold medals, one silver, and one bronze at the Olympic games in Mexico City. His best performance was when he won 7 gold medals at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972. No one broke his record until Phelps won 8 gold medals at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

China, host of the 2008 Summer Olympics, has taken the more colorful route to transform their National Aquatic Center, popularly known as the "Water Cube." Once the venue of the Olympic swimming competitions, where Michael Phelps broke records and won eight gold medals, the Water Cube (or at least half of it) is now home to "Happy Magic Water Cube Water Park" with numerous water-rides, spa pools, wave pools, a "lazy river," and 13 water slides including the ...

China's National Aquatic Center, popularly known as the "Water Cube.

Sally Pearson of Australia wins gold  Sally Pearson of Australia leads Jessica Zelinka of Canada and Nevin Yanit of Turkey during the Women's 100m Hurdles Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium

Sally Pearson of Australia wins gold Sally Pearson of Australia leads Jessica Zelinka of Canada and Nevin Yanit of Turkey during the Women's Hurdles Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium

Philips cans 6,000 jobs, loses £1.4 billion | The financial quakes in Europe's tech sector continue this week and Philips, Europe's biggest consumer tech group, are reporting a net £1.4bn loss in the last quarter of 2008. Buying advice from the leading technology site

Philips cans 6,000 jobs, loses £1.4 billion

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Competing at her second Olympic Games, the 25 year old improved on her silver from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Whilst favourite to win, Pearson had to be at her best to hold off her rivals and successfully deliver for Australia on the world's biggest stage. Personally signed by Sally Pearson Officially licensed by the A.O.C Accompanied by a COA Authenticated by A-Tag Limited in edition to 350 units only Approx. framed dimensions of 300 x 400mm

Basic information about the Olympic men's and women's hurdles events: Sally…

Archivists care for materials that document special events. "The National Archives have created a new digital portal collating Olympic records that date back to the first modern Games in 1896 to the Beijing Games in 2008."

National Archives unveil Olympic Records website giving public access to hundreds of historic documents and images

Archivists care for materials that document special events. "The National Archives [UK] have created a new digital portal collating Olympic records that date back to the first modern Games in 1896 to the Beijing Games in

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