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Beijing 2008

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...

Hong Kong for Olympic Equestrian Events

July 08, 2005

The Dona Infanta meets with reporters following the announcement about the switch of equestrian events from Beijing to Hong Kong.(ATR) (ATR) The equestrian events in the 2008 ...

2008 Olympics Motto: One World,One Dream

June 26, 2005

A crowd of about 5,000 was on hand for the ceremony in Beijing for the new slogan. (ATR) "One World, One Dream" has been selected as the new slogan for the Beijing Olympics.Th...

Beijing Olympics Equestrian Choice Ahead

June 10, 2005

(ATR) The President of the International Equestrian Federation tells Around the Rings she is hoping meetings at the end of the month will settle the question of where to hold ...

"Solid Finances" for Beijing Olympics

June 02, 2005

IOC commission chair Hein Verbruggen appears to be happy with progress in Beijing. (ATR) (ATR) "Solid finances" suggest the operating budget of the Beijing Olympics will not e...

2008 Olympics Equestrian Move Discussed

June 01, 2005

 (ATR) The question of where to hold the equestrian events in the 2008 Olympics came up in discussions on day two of the IOC Coordination Commission meetings in Beijing, repor...

New Rules for Beijing Olympics Media

August 10, 2006

BOCOG President Liu Qi. (ATR) (ATR) New rules meant to make it easier for foreign journalists to report on the Beijing Olympics will go into effect next year, says BOCOG Presi...

Beijing Olympics: Pollution, Torch Relay

August 08, 2006

Beijing officials say the number of days of good air quality are on the increase. (ATR) (ATR) Air pollution will be a challenge facing athletes coming to Beijing for the 2008 ...

One Million Celebrate Two Years to Olympics

August 08, 2006

Hear Wang Wei and other Olympics experts discuss the 2008 Games in the Around the Rings webcast, now on line. (ATR/Bill Smith) (ATR) One million people joined thousands of mor...

Two Year Priorities for Beijing Olympics

August 08, 2006

 (ATR) A leader of the Beijing Olympics says assembling a team to run the Games is one the key steps left with just two years to go to the Beijing Games. Wang Wei spoke during...

Beijing Olympics Pictograms

August 07, 2006

 (ATR) As part of two-years-to-go events, the pictograms for the events of the Beijing Olympics are now public, a set of 35 images based on Chinese seal characters.August 8 wi...

Historic Port Hosts First Olympics Test

August 07, 2006

Yellow Sea shoreline in Qingdao. (ATR) Officials from the Chinese port of Qingdao says thismonth's international regatta, the first official test event for the 2008 Olympics w...