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Beijing 2008

Beijing Olympics Inspection Opens

October 27, 2004

IOC President Jacques Rogge will visit the Great Wall of China. (ATR) (ATR) Plans for the Beijing Olympics go under international scrutiny with the latest visit of the Intern...

NBA Gives China Olympics Warm-Up

October 14, 2004

Yao Ming: All-star marketing power in China. (ATR) Four years before the 2008 Olympics, Beijing and Shanghai are in the international sports spotlight with the staging of the ...

Sinopec Is Oil Sponsor for 2008 Olympics

October 11, 2004

(ATR) China petrochemical firm Sinopec has become the sixth national partner of the Beijing Olympics. As the official petrochemical sponsor, Sinopec will supply services and p...

Taiwan President Eyes 2008 Olympics

October 10, 2004

This is the flag of Taiwan that is banned from the Olympics in favor of one using the logo of the National Olympic Committee, shown below. (ATR) Using the Olympics as a theme,...

2008 Olympics Preps on National Holiday

September 30, 2004

Tiananmen Square is one of the public places in China coming under new security measures as part of plans for the Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) This year?s October 1 national holiday ...

No Answers Yet on Beijing Project Cuts

September 10, 2004

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IOC Team Visits Beijing Olympics Venues

May 31, 2005

BOCOG President Liu Qi and IOC commission chairman Hein Verbruggen. (ATR) (ATR) A team from the IOC has taken a tour of the venues under construction for the 2008 Olympics in ...

Beijing Olympics Under IOC Review

May 30, 2005

Kevan Gosper of Australia is the vice chair of the IOC Coordination Commission for Beijing. (ATR) (ATR) A decision on whether to move the equestrian events in the Beijing Olym...

Live on Everest:2008 Olympic Torch Relay

May 26, 2005

 (ATR) Organizers of the Beijing Olympics are trying to figure out how to broadcast live the ascent of the Olympic Torch at Mount Everest in 2008. An IOC coordination commissi...

New Dates for Beijing Paralympics

May 17, 2005

 (ATR) The dates for the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing have been set. The International Paralympic Committee confirms that the games will run from September 6-17, 2008. The new ...

Beijing Olympics Beach Volleyball Move

May 16, 2005

Traffic and crowd control were among the issues that led to a change in venue for beach volleyball from Tiananmen Square. (ATR) (ATR) Tiananmen Square is no longer the site fo...

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...