New censorship study reveals what Beijing really fears

While living for more than a decade in China, and using its thriving social media, no question came to mind quite so often as this one: "Who is the idiot who just censored that online post, and what on Earth was so dangerous about it?"
Phelps signs with new suit company

...million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games.Now, as he comes back from retirement, the most decorated...had been sponsored by Speedo since he was 16, and starred at Beijing in a high-tech suit the company designed with help from NASA...
Today in sports history

...Bolt helps Jamaica win the 400-meter relay final in 37.10 seconds for his third gold medal and third world record of the Beijing Games. Bolt becomes only the fourth man, and the first since Carl Lewis in 1984, to win all three Olympic sprint events...
Today In Sports History the PGA Championship twice on the same course, having beaten Sergio Garcia by one shot at Medinah in 1999.2008 - In Beijing, Usain Bolt of Jamaica breaks the world record in the 200 meter race, winning in 19.30 seconds. Bolt is the first man...
Today in Sports History

...60-second routine - one of the toughest feats in gymnastics - for a 9.975 and the gold.2008 - At the Summer Olympics in Beijing, Yukiko Ueno pitches 28 innings in two days, including seven to shut down the U.S. softball team, 3-1, and give Japan...
Strong quake kills 381 in southern China province

BEIJING - Rescuers dug through shattered homes Monday looking for survivors of a strong earthquake in southern China's Yunnan province...
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Today in History

...New Mexico and Arizona became states.In 1937, during the Second Sino-Japanese War, Japan completed its occupation of Beijing.In 1942, during World War II, six Nazi saboteurs who were captured after landing in the U.S. were executed in Washington...
Today in Sports History

...three-time winner in the Women's British Open.2008 - In Beijing, Michael Phelps gets his second gold medal - thanks to a late...London Olympics - three events, three victories - just like Beijing four years ago. Almost even with the last U.S. runner when...
For Michael Phelps, there really is no place like home

...shared an exclusive look at what goes on behind the scenes with The Associated Press.TRAINING FOR GOLDBefore the Athens and Beijing Olympics, Phelps would push himself to the brink of exhaustion in practice, swimming up to 16,000 meters a day. Now...
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Today In Sports History

...the winningest Olympic athlete ever with his 10th and 11th career gold medals - and five world records in five events at the Beijing Games. He wins the 200-meter butterfly, then swam the leadoff of a runaway victory by the U.S. 800 freestyle relay team...


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