Olympic Rings Starting to Look Like Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

As the close of the Beijing Olympics draws near, one of the most talked about subjects among photographers isn’t the amazing athletics – it’s food. With little time to eat and a slim selection of starchy fare, a good home-cooked meal becomes ever more enticing. Click play below to hear more:

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Olympic Women’s Triathlon and Marathon Photos

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The heat on Sunday and Monday made for grueling outdoor triathlon and marathon races at the Beijing Olympics.

See scenes from two of the women’s races by clicking on the photo at left and browsing through the photo gallery.

Australia’s Emma Snowsill took gold in the triathlon. Vanessa Fernandes of Portugal won the silver. American American Laura Bennett stayed in third place for most of the run, but lost the bronze to Emma Moffatt of Australia.

USA Olympic Basketball Photos

Photo gallery of USA v. Spain basketballClick on the photo at left to see scenes from Saturday’s USA men’s basketball game against defending world champs Spain.

With losses in previous Olympics, there was some fear that the U.S. basketball team wouldn’t do so well, but on Saturday, they routed Spain for a 119-82 victory.

They later went on to beat Germany 106-57 in the final game of Olympic group play.

The team faces Australia on Wednesday in the quarterfinal.

It May Rain, but Photographers are Pampered at the Olympics

The U.S./Canada softball game was rained out on Thursday afternoon at the Beijing Olympics.

On Thursday, the torrential rains in Beijing canceled the U.S.A vs. Canada softball game. The U.S. was down 0-1 when the game was called. Click on the photo at the left to see more from that game.

On a brighter note, however, with the rain and the ankle injury, the volunteers at the games have shown they can shine. Click play below to hear more:

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