Beijing Olympics

Double delight for Kenya with golds for Langat and Bungei

Nancy-Jebet-LangatBeijing- Nancy Jebet Langat gave Kenya a first ever women's
1,500 metres Olympic gold and Wilfred Bungei ended the 16-year wait for
another 800m victory at the Beijing Games on Saturday

Hellebaud stuns Vlasic for high jump gold

Tia HellebaudBeijing - European champion Tia Hellebaud of Belgium stunned favoured Croatian world champion Blanca Vlasic on the cruel countback rule to win Olympic high jump gold on Saturday.

Norway outclass Russia to take first women's handball gold

HandballBeijing - Norway collected its first Olympic gold in women's handball Saturday, comfortably defeating world champions Russia 34-27 in the final.

The European champions raced into an early 13-3 lead and although this was reduced to 18-13 by half-time, they were never behind and fully deserved their win in front of
Norway's Crown Prince Haakon Magnus.

Del Rosario Espinoza takes taekwondo gold for Mexico

Maria Del Rosario EspinozaBeijing - Mexico's Maria Del Rosario Espinoza to

Nigerians gloomy as football team loses out on gold

Nigerians gloomy as football team loses out on gold Abuja - Nigerian was full of long faces on Saturday as the West African nation's dream of picking up a gold medal in the Olympics was dashed by Argentina in the football final.


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