Beijing Olympics: Aug. 23, 2008

  • 0823081334_M_082308_olympics_bball.jpg
    Aug. 23: Lisa Leslie (L) of the U.S. goes up for a basket against Hollie Grima of Australia during the women's gold medal basketball game.

  • 0823081334_M_082308_olympics02.jpg
    Aug. 23: Hiromi Kobayashi, a 23-year-old from Osaka competing in her first Olympics, is taken out of the pool after hyperventilating during the team synchronized swimming free routine at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

  • 0823081334_M_082308_olympics03.jpg
    Aug. 23: Canada's synchronized swimming team throws in reserve swimmer Alison McKenny following the final of the team free routine in synchronized swimming during the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Canada placed fourth.

  • 0823081334_M_082308_olympics04.jpg
    Aug. 23: Lisa Leslie of the U.S. poses with her gold medals from previous Olympics after the U.S. defeated Australia to win the women's basketball gold at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

  • 0823081334_M_082308_olympics05.jpg
    Aug. 23: China's Huo Liang dives to place first during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics Men's 10m Platform diving semifinals in Beijing.

  • 0823081334_M_082308_olympics06.jpg
    Aug. 23: China's Xuechen Huang, Tingting Jiang, Wenwen Juang, ou Liu, Xi Luo, Qiuting Sun, Na Wang, Xiaohuan Zhang perform during the team free routine in the synchronized swimming final round at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

  • 0823081053_M_082308_olympics_baseball2.jpg
    Aug. 23: USA's pitcher Kevin Jepsen, left, and catcher Taylor Teagarden congratulate each other on final out against Japan in their bronze medal baseball game at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

  • 0823081053_M_082308_olympics_baseball1.jpg
    Aug. 23: Cuba's Michel Enriquez, front, round the bases after hitting a solo home run as South Korea's Ko Jin-man looks on during the Olympics gold medal baseball game.

  • 0823081053_M_082308_olympics_baseball.jpg
    Aug. 23: Cuba's shortstop Eduardo Paret (2), second baseman Yuliesky Gourriel (10) and center fielder Giorbis Duvergel, left, chase down a first inning pop fly by South Korea's Lee Yong-kyu in the gold medal baseball game at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

  • 0823081053_M_082308_olympics_pole1.jpg
    Aug. 23: Australia's Steve Hooker holds up his gold medal for the pole vault after the medal ceremony during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.