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Canada rides long ball to softball victory
Kaleigh Rafter and Melanie Matthews launched a pair of two-run home runs in the fourth inning Wednesday to lead the Canadian women's Olympic softball team to its second straight win to start the Beijing tournament.
Schalm devastated by epee loss
Canada's best hope for a fencing medal has been knocked out of competition in Beijing. Sherraine Schalm was defeated in the epee round of 16 Wednesday.
Detained journalist says he was roughed up by Beijing police
A British journalist who was detained by Chinese police while trying to film a pro-Tibet protest near Beijing's main Olympic area says he was "roughed up" by police despite identifying himself as a reporter, according to British media reports.
Russian tanks enter central city: Georgian official
The head of Georgia's national security council said Russia has sent 50 tanks into the central Georgian city of Gori on Wednesday, despite a ceasefire calling upon both sides to retreat to positions they held before fierce fighting began six days ago.
Phelps wins record 10th Olympic gold
Michael Phelps has broken the record for most Olympic gold medals in a career after winning the men's 200-metre butterfly final Wednesday in Beijing.