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Olympic moments: Day 11
Even as China's gold medal fest is under threat of a slow down, gymnast Li Xiaopeng performs on the parallel bars to claim the prized gold.
   
Olympic moments: Day 10
China was unprepared for the shock that they recieved when Liu Xiang was out of the men's 110-meter hurdles first round heat due to the injury.
   
Olympic moments: Day 9
Michael Phelps proved that he is the best swimmer as he won the eighth gold of Beijing Olympics to create a new record. The Williams' sisters, too, gathered a gold in doubles.
   
Olympic moments: Day 8
Michael Phelps equalled Mark Spitz's record and Indian boxer Jitender Kumar entered quaterfinals as Beijing celebrated another day of Olympic Games.
   
Grand welcome for champion Bindra
Gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra is congratulated by his family members after he arrived at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Thursday morning.
   
Mixed-bag for India on Day 5
While Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupati eased into the quarter-finals of the men's tennis doubles, Saina Nehwal lost to Indonesia's Maria Kristin Yulianti during the quarters of the women's singles badminton.
   
Olympic moments: Day 4
Dola Banerjee and L Bombayla Devi crashed out of the women's individual archery event at the Beijing Olympics after losing their respective opening round matches.
   
The golden eye
Abhinav Bindra wins India's first ever individual gold medal at the Olympics, winning the 10m air rifle event at the 2008 Games.
   
Beijing ball gets rolling
United States' Michael Phelps set the ball rolling for Beijing Olympics as he created a new world record in the men's 400-meter individual medley final.
   
Chinese razzmatazz kicks off Olympics 2008
The three-and-a-half-hour show began with the beating of the ancient Chinese drum Fou, followed by the display of Olympic rings and the Chinese national flag.
   
India's special Olympians
The world's second most populous country with over a billion people has only won eight Olympic golds in the last 80 years.
   
Beijing gets ready to host Olympic Games
Rehearsals for the ceremonies of the summer Olympic Games in Beijing gets underway as China gets ready to host the games from August 8.
   
Beijing gets ready to host Olympic Games
Rehearsals for the ceremonies of the summer Olympic Games in Beijing gets underway as China gets ready to host the games from August 8.
   
India gears up for Olympics
With steadily growing population of the athletes in the Indian contingent, the nation can hope to end the medal drought that has prevailed. India has a bank of shooters and Lee-Hesh are pairing again in tennis.
   
Tibetans protest in New Delhi
Tibetan refugees hold largescale demonstrations in the capital to coincide with the Olympic flame run, including taking out a parallel torch relay to protest against alleged Chinese atrocities in Tibet.
   
Olympic torch-ure
Thousands of Tibetans, along with their international supporters, protest along the route of the Olympic torch relay that began in Athens. They are demanding Tibet's independence from China and a boycott of the Beijing Olympics.
 
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Medals Tally (Beijing 2008)
Country G S B T
1. China 51 21 28 100
2. USA 36 38 36 110
3. Russia 23 21 28 72
4. Britain 19 13 15 47
5. Germany 16 10 15 41
6. Australia 14 15 17 46
7. S Korea 13 10 8 31
8. Japan 9 6 10 25
9. Italy 8 10 10 28
10. France 7 16 17 40
50. India 1 0 2 3
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Medals Tally ( Athens 2004)
 
 
 
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We are proud of Abhinav Bindra, Sushil Kumar and Bijender Kumar. Congratulations to all of them. I hope now the corporate world and media in the country will concentrate more on games other than cricket.
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