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...BoxingChinese star to make pro debutA 6-foot-6 Chinese boxer who won the super heavyweight silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics will make his professional debut in August.Zhang Zhilei will fight in the heavyweight bout Aug. 8 in Fallon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-26/overtime
Rafael Nadal is favored to win the French Open

...Federer practiced Friday with Stan Wawrinka, his friend and gold-medalist doubles partner for Switzerland at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Their names are about the only ones that get mentioned when the topic is who, other than Nadal or Djokovic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-24/rafael-nadal-favored
Georgia swimming and diving coach suspended amid allegations of NCAA violations

...academic eligibility review."Bauerle is a Hall of Fame coach who was the head coach for the U.S. women at the 2008 Beijing Olympics when it won 14 medals and is one of six coaches in NCAA history to reach 500 wins.He has coached the Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-04/georgia-swimming-and-divi
Doping scandals leave few challengers to Usain Bolt at world championships

...given Jamaica's strength in the 4x100 relay, he is favored for another golden triple.Both won three golds at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, three at the London Games and three more at the 2009 worlds in Berlin. And with seven world championship medals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-08-06/doping-scandals-leav
NBA champion Miami Heat finally win their first road game of the season

...reached the playoffs three times with the Bucks. Redd was also on the gold medal-winning U.S. team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.Redd tore ligaments in his left knee in January 2009, then did it again in January 2010.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-11-05/nba-champion-miami-heat-final
Missy Franklin to swim in eight events at worlds

...or female ? has ever won eight golds at a world championships. Phelps, of course, won a record eight at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.Franklin finished fourth in the 200 free and fifth in the 100 in London, and she has focused on improving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-07-23/american-missy-frank
Brazil might not be ready to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games

...successful, putting a largely unknown city on the map, and also upgrading the city's roads, parks and port.The 2008 Beijing Olympics left behind several new subway lines and a magnificent airport. But the Bird's Nest stadium, the centerpiece...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-08-03/brazil-might-not-be-read
Missy Franklin's narrow focus pays off with third title at swimming worlds

...as the only swimmers to win that many events at a major championship.Phelps, of course, won eight golds at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.After a tough double Tuesday and the 13th-best time in the morning preliminaries, Schmitz persuaded Franklin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-07-31/missy-franklins-narr
Repeat of 2008 won't be easy for Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt

...his chest.They are the two indelible images of the 2008 Beijing Olympics ? celebration after celebration of gold medals...one-hundredth of a second victory over Milorad Cavic at the 2008 Beijing Olympics was no fluke.Now, he's got Lochte, eager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-07-14/repeat-2008-wont-be-easy
U.S. holds off Australia's bid

...5-2 victory over Australia at the World Cup of Softball on Friday night.Australia, the bronze medalist at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2009 World Cup runner-up, came back from a 2-0 deficit to tie it before giving up three unearned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-07-22/us-holds-australias-bid