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Beijing 2008

Beijing Olympics in Spotlight at Forum

May 16, 2005

Peter Ueberroth was one of several high-profile sports leaders speaking on the opening day of the Fortune Global Forum.(ATR) (ATR) U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Peter Ueberr...

Sport, Beijing Olympics at Global Forum

May 16, 2005

 (ATR) China sport and the Beijing Olympics are in the spotlight on this opening day of the Fortune Global Forum, taking place this year in Beijing. Later today Chinese Presid...

Nieman Drops Beijing Olympics Seminar

May 12, 2005

(ATR) A furor over a program next month at Harvard for media officials involved with the Beijing Olympics has prompted the withdrawal of a key sponsor, the prestigious Nieman...

Beijing Olympics Alert: No Barca Deal

May 12, 2005

 (ATR) Beijing Olympic organizers are publicly refuting reports that a shirt sponsorship deal is in the works with the Barcelona Football Club. But while the organizing commit...

Beijing Olympics Media Seminar Defended

May 11, 2005

Press conferences involving the Beijing Olympics usually attract a large number of media. (ATR) (ATR) A conference at Harvard University for Chinese officials involved with th...

Rowing Joins Beijing Paralympics

April 12, 2005

Rowing equipment is adapted to fit athletes in the Paralympic version of the sport. (ATR) The sport of rowing will make its Paralympics debut at the 2008 Games in Beijing. The...

Olympics Equestrian For Hong Kong

April 11, 2005

Thrououghbred racing is the specialty of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. (ATR) Equestrian events in the 2008 Olympics appear to be headed to Hong Kong. This weekend Beijing 2008 or...

Beijing Builds Olympic Arena

March 29, 2005

 (ATR) Ground has been broken for the construction of the Wukesong Indoor Stadium, site of basketball for the 2008 Olympics. The venue in western Beijing is part of a new spor...

2008 0lympics Working Group Ends

March 10, 2005

The Beijing Organizing Committee and the IOC coordination commission working group concluded three days of project review meetings on March 11. The meetings were designed to u...

Beijing Olympics Seeks Ceremonies Ideas

March 01, 2005

 (ATR) The Beijing Olympics have launched a worldwide search for creative concepts for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Games.BOCOG says it will accept ideas thr...

2008 Olympics: New Exec, New Year, More

February 05, 2005

China’s new sports leader Liu Peng (l), with his predecessor Yuan Weimin. Below, Bank of China President Li Lihui (l) with Beijing Mayor Wang Qishan at the launch of the B...

210,000 Ideas for Beijing Olympic Slogan

February 01, 2005

(ATR) A call for public suggestions for a slogan for the Beijing Olympics has drawn 210,000 entries from around the world. Deadline for the motto suggestions was Monday. Organ...