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Beijing 2008

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...

100,000 Volunteers for Beijing Olympics

January 25, 2005

 (ATR) Beijing plans to recruit 80,000 to 100,000 volunteers to work at the 2008 Olympic Games, say Games organizers.BOCOG Vice President Jiang Xiaoyu says a drive to recruit...

Beijing Olympics Chief Sets Goals

December 31, 2004

Photo: Liu Qi with Hein Verbruggen, head of the IOC Coordination Commission for Beijing. Liu pledges to work more closely with the IOC in the coming year. (ATR Photos) (ATR) ...

Beijing Olympic Stadium Work Resumes

December 28, 2004

Photo: A model of the National Stadium being constructed for the Beijing Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Construction of a new National Stadium that will be used for the 2008 Olympics h...

Beijing Olympics Get IOC Review

November 08, 2005

China's Minister for Sport Liu Peng (l) and BOCOG President Liu Qi at the opening of the IOC Commission meeting. (ATR) (ATR) The president of the Beijing Olympics says major p...

Beijing Olympics Internet Sponsor

November 08, 2005

BOCOG secretary general Wang Wei with Sohu.com CEO Charles Zhang. (ATR) The website for the Beijing Olympics has a new look as a result of a new sponsorship agreement with one...

On the Scene in China: Mascot, 1000 Days

November 06, 2005

The IOC Coordination Commission for Beijing will meet this week. (ATR) (ATR) The countdown clock for the Beijing Olympics hits 1000 days this week as Around the Rings begins a...

U.S. Dems Wait for Beijing Olympics

November 05, 2005

The 2004 Democratic National Convention was held in Boston, just before the Athens Olympics. (ATR) The Olympic Games are once again a factor for U.S. political parties to set ...

Korea Unification for Beijing Olympics

November 01, 2005

North and South Korea march in the opening ceremony at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan. (ATR) A unified team from South and North Korea for the Beijing Olympics and next year's ...

First Beijing Olympics Jet is Airborne

October 28, 2005

 The symbols and slogan of the Beijing Olympics will fly across the skies of China on specially painted planes of Air China's fleet. The Beijing-based airline is the official ...

Changes for IOC Beijing Olympics Panel

October 19, 2005

An IOC Coordination Commission meeting in Beijing. (ATR) (ATR) Australia's Kevan Gosper will lead next month's meeting of the IOC Coordination Commission for Beijing, taking o...

Wushu For 2008 Olympics; IOC Chief Visits Qingdao

October 14, 2005

Qingdao, site of sailing for the 2008 Olympics.(ATR) (ATR) Olympic sailor and IOC President Jacques Rogge has his first look at the sailing venue for the 2008 Olympics on day ...