2008 Beijing Olympics

Hackers publish medical data for Farah, Nadal and Rose

Mo Farah, Rafael Nadal and Justin Rose are among athletes targeted in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the world anti-doping agency (WADA) says were hacked by a Russian cyber espionage group.

April 22, 2017
April 22, 2017

Bolt in shock as friend Mason dies

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the life of Germaine Mason, the British high jumper who won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, media reported.

September 20, 2016
September 20, 2016

Hackers publish medical data for Farah, Nadal and Rose

Mo Farah, Rafael Nadal and Justin Rose are among athletes targeted in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the world anti-doping agency (WADA) says were hacked by a Russian cyber espionage group.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Bolt could lose gold

Usain Bolt could lose one of the three golds he won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

14 Russian athletes fail dope tests

14 Russian athletes, including 10 Olympic medallists, have tested positive for doping in new tests of their samples given during the 2008 Beijing Games.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

Bolt wins fourth world 200m title

Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin for the world 200m title at the championships in Beijing, China.