Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - 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. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) #joyofsport www.joyofsport.co.uk

Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - 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. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) #joyofsport www.joyofsport.co.uk

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.

2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Usain Bolt's legs put on just as much of a show at the 2008 Olympics as his ego. His salute after the 4x100-metre relay is the image of his career.

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2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Usain Bolt's legs put on just as much of a show at the 2008 Olympics as his ego. His salute after the 4x100-metre relay is the image of his career.

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...

How to Run a Faster 100M

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...

Omega speedmaster 2008 - Beijing Celebrating the XXIX Olympiad As the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, Omega celebrated its role by creating this unique Speedmaster 5-Counters Chronograph. For the first time ever, five counters were displayed on the dial of a mechanical wristwatch, arranged in the form of the iconic Olympic rings. The functions included a small seconds counter, a 7-day chronograph recorder, a day indicator, a 12-hour chronograph recorder and a 30-minute

The Speedmaster saga in 18 watches

Omega speedmaster 2008 - Beijing Celebrating the XXIX Olympiad As the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, Omega celebrated its role by creating this unique Speedmaster 5-Counters Chronograph. For the first time ever, five counters were displayed on the dial of a mechanical wristwatch, arranged in the form of the iconic Olympic rings. The functions included a small seconds counter, a 7-day chronograph recorder, a day indicator, a 12-hour chronograph recorder and a 30-minute

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

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)

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the 5,000 and 10,000 metre events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, each in Olympic record times

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the 5,000 and 10,000 metre events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, each in Olympic record times

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.

11 Inspiring Olympians who overcame difficult odds to become international favorites.

11 Inspiring Olympians who overcame difficult odds to become international favorites.

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 '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

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