Beijing Olympics 2008
The 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China takes place between August 8 and 24. This dossier focuses on the hopes, aspirations, and achievements of athletes from the African continent.

Kenyan Olympic champion Wilfred Bungei retires

Kirsty Coventry : A good ’white’ girl and a hypocrital ’racist’ Mugabe

Beijing Olympics : African medal list

Why Nigeria lost to Argentina

Athlete protesting committee by abandoning race in action suspended

Reports of Nigerian footballers washing their own jerseys at Olympics denied

Kenyan athlete drops dead as she is removed from Olympic list

Wildred Bungei another gold medal hope for Kenya

Beijing Olympics : Nigeria stops Europe and goes for South America

Football : Race for top goal scorer spot at Beijing Olympics

Demise of Nigerian Olympic Badmington hopeful blamed on big appetite and overweight

Françoise Mbango Etoné consoles Cameroon football enthusiasts

Football Beijing Olympics : FIFA site favours Brazil over Nigeria

Jamaican Usain Bolt sets new record but can he run faster ?

Ethiopia questions China’s suitability to hold Beijing Olympics

Football : Nigeria meets Ivory Coast in Beijing Quarter-final

Football : Three African teams in Beijing Olympics quarter-final

Only three African countries on Beijing Olympics medal table

African football teams stay solidly on track at Beijing Olympics

Nigeria gets gold at Beijing Olympics as US gets stripped

Nigeria : a prime European target at Beijing Olympics

Moroccan athletes promise to deliver

Carl Lewis : Profile of an Olympic legend

Hastings Bwalya’s passport dilemma ahead of Beijing Olympics

World 800m champion starts training at Olympic camp

Kenya names Beijing Olympic team

Cheruiyot leads Kenya Olympic marathon squad

Five boxers from Ghana to represent Africa at Olympics


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