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Countdown Beijing: Olympic Spirits Return to China

May 22, 2008

Final torchbearer Yan Hongjun in Ningbo. (BOCOG)  Torch Relay Returns in Ningbo A journey across a five km bridge, one of the longest in the world marked th...

Media Watch: France, Germany Want Leaders to Skip Ceremonies

May 25, 2008

Harris Polls asked whether world leaders should skip the opening ceremonies . Jessica Halloran of the Sydney Morning Herald writes about Australian diver ...

IOC Making Rules Changes for 2016 Olympic Bids

April 11, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge spoke at the end of a two day meeting of the IOC Executive Board in Beijing. (ATR/A.Stavrinos)  2016 Cities to Get New Chance to...

On the Scene: U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit Opens

April 14, 2008

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley gave a welcome to journalists at the USOC Media Summit. (ATR)  (ATR) Chicago Mayor Richard Daley opens the 2008 U.S. Olympic Tea...

China Denies Olympic Link to Human Rights Announcement

February 26, 2008

Though the Chinese government denies any link, groups such as Reporters Without Borders and Amnesty International say the talks are just a public relations maneuver. (Getty I...

Countdown Beijing: China Offers Media Reassurances

December 04, 2007

Beijing is "willing to provide services and facilitate" Games reporting, according to the foreign ministry. (Getty Images)  China Welcomes Media Fairness, O...

Countdown Beijing: Paralympic Medals, NZ Broadcast Rights, Venue Renovations

November 14, 2007

Beijing 2008 hosted an event at the Beijing Olympic Media Center to show the prototypes. (Getty Images)  Paralympic Gold, Silver, Bronze and Jade Beijing to...

Beijing Bold Face: People in Beijing

October 28, 2007

The Crowne Plaza lobby. (ATR)  (ATR) The lobby of the Crowne Plaza Hotel next to the Olympic Stadium was a busy crossroads this week with the IOC meetings a...

If The Mitt Fits

February 11, 2008

(SportsBusinessDaily.com) AROUND THE RINGS' Ed Hula wonders with USOC Chair PETER UEBERROTH expected to step down this year after a single four-year term, could former Massach...