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Beijing 2008

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 ...

Olympics Tune-Up Underway for China

October 12, 2005

The Nanjing Olympic Sports Center will make its debut at the China National Games. (ATR) Billed as an important milestone in the preparation of China's team for the 2008 Olymp...

IOC President in Korea, China

October 11, 2005

Olympic sailor Jacques Rogge makes his first visit to Qingdao this week, sailing venue for the 2008 Games. (ATR) (ATR) Formula One and the Beijing Olympics are on the agenda f...

Beijing Olympics Pledge Help for Media

September 22, 2005

BOCOG President Liu Qi is promising good working conditions for media covering the 2008 Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) The president of the Beijing Olympics is making a pledge to deliv...

Beijing Olympics Marketing Update

September 02, 2005

BOCOG marketing chief Yuan Bin with ATR editor Ed Hula in Rio de Janeiro. (ATR) (ATR) The head of the marketing for the Beijing Olympics tells Around the Rings that a sponsors...

IOC Makes Beijing Olympics Inspection

August 17, 2005

The BOCOG headquarters building. (ATR) (ATR) The new equestrian venue in Hong Kong for the 2008 Olympics gets good marks from an IOC team making its first visit since last mon...

Olympics Weather Preview for Beijing

August 16, 2005

Beijing organizers moved the dates of the Olympics into August in the hopes of finding slightly cooler weather for athletes and visitors in 2008. (ATR) (ATR) After a blast of ...

Beijing Olympics Have Appliance Sponsor

August 12, 2005

BOCOG vice president Wang Wei (l) with Haier CEO Zhang Ruimin. (ATR) Chinese appliance manufacturer Haier will furnish its products to the Beijing Olympics under a sponsorship...

Watered Down Beer Sponsors for Olympics

August 12, 2005

Executives from Beijing and Yanjing Brewery held a signing ceremony Wednesday. (ATR) In an unusual move, rival companies have been named this week as the official domestic bee...

Three Years to Beijing Olympics

August 08, 2005

Construction in the Olympic Green area in Beijing. (ATR) With three years to go today until the Beijing Olympics, construction is in "full swing" BOCOG vice president for medi...

UPS, Johnson & Johnson Join Beijing 2008

July 27, 2005

 UPS will become an official sponsor of the Beijing Olympics, while Johnson & Johnson has sign on as the ninth official partner of the 2008 Games.UPS will give logistic consul...

Hong Kong Visit for Olympics Chief

July 10, 2005

Jacques Rogge says the IOC will make sure the equestrian events in Hong Kong are a success. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge is visiting Hong Kong on his way back to Eu...