Beijing Olympics 2008

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    Aug. 9: Team USA men's basketball player Kobe Bryant watches the USA versus Czech Republic women's preliminary basketball game at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

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    Aug. 9: Team USA's Diana Taurasi, right, shoots over the Czech Republic's Ivana Vecerova during a women's basketball game at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

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    Aug. 9: Team USA forward Delisha Milton-Jones (8) grabs a rebound over Czech Republic center Edita Sujanova (10) during the fourth quarter of their women's preliminary basketball game at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

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    Aug. 9: U.S. boxer Gary Russell Jr. walks away from the Worker Gymnasium following the middle and light heavyweight preliminary bouts at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

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    Aug. 9: Two police officers walk out from the gate of the Drum Tower in Beijing. A man attacked two relatives of a U.S. Olympic coach at the Drum Tower on Saturday, stabbing him to death and wounding his female companion on the first day of the Beijing Games.

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    Aug. 9: A Chinese policeman, center, talks to a foreign official, second from left, at the crime site on the Drum Tower in Beijing, China.

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    Aug. 9: President Bush hugs Kerri Walsh as he visits the practice of the U.S. beach volleyball team at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

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    Aug. 9: Taiwan's Chen Wei-Ling fails to lift 115 kilograms during the women's 48kg weightlifting competition of the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Chen won the bronze medal.

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    Aug. 9: Russian Premier Vladimir Putin, center, poses with the Russian National team during his visit to the Olympic village in Beijing, China. Putin is one of dozens of state leaders flocking to Beijing to attend the Beijing Olympics.

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    Aug. 8: Fireworks explode over the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics in Beijing, China.

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