2008 Summer Games Host: Beijing, China Medal table winner: China Held between August 8th and 24th, the 2008 games saw the Olympics travel to the world’s most populated nation, China, for the very first time. It proved one of the most ambitious and expensive summer games in Olympic history. With groundbreaking facilities […]
56-year-old Cathy Thompson from Lincoln has just returned from an 11-day visit to The Great Wall of China. Over four days, the intrepid charity fundraiser ran a marathon (26.2 miles) as part of her China experience and Libby, a Year 6 Young Journalist from Burgh School, is keen to find out more about Cathy’s exploits. […]
The aftermath of the British men’s 4x100m relay team’s catastrophic mistake on Saturday has left a bitter taste in the mouth as the curtain closes on Beijing.
One hundredth of a second, that’s all that separated Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin in one of the most anticipated races in athletics history.