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On the Scene: Olympic Flame Burns in Olympia, Protestor Tries to Spoil Ceremony

March 24, 2008

Taekwondo silver medalist Alexandros Nikolaidis receives the Olympic flame from High Priestess Maria Nafpliotou during the ceremony in Olympia. (ATR)  (ATR)...

The Golden 25: Rogge 2, Verbruggen 3

December 31, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge will be one of the most-followed personalities in 2008 by the world’s media. (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge - 2 When East m...

The Golden 25: Liu Qi #1

January 01, 2008

Amid the vast bureaucracy of Beijing and China, one person above all others will serve at the helm of day-to-day operations of the 2008 Olympics Liu Qi s...

Spheres of Influence: Olympics Leaders in Beijing, Federations and Business

January 03, 2008

(ATR) In addition to the Golden 25 – the most influential people in the year ahead for the Olympics -- Around the Rings also presents Spheres of Influence. This is a listing o...

Press Release: Beijing 2008 Readiness Takes Key Step Closer to Reality

October 23, 2007

 Beijing 2008 readiness takes key step closer to reality Bringing to a close its next-to-last meeting before the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games begin, the Inte...

Press Release: Olympic Truce Resolution Wins Support of the United Nations

October 31, 2007

 Beijing 2008 – Olympic Truce Resolution wins support of the United Nations With 10 months remaining until the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the 62nd Session...

Press Release: Partner Concepts Launches Print Component of Pre-Olympic Marketing Campaign for China Tourism

August 24, 2007

 Partner Concepts Launches Print Component of Pre-Olympic Marketing Campaign for China Tourism ANNAPOLIS, MD, August 28, 2007 – Partner Concepts LLC, headq...

Press Release: World Rowing Junior Championships to Be Beijing Test Event

August 01, 2007

 Countdown to Beijing: World Rowing Junior Championships to be the first official Olympic Test event next week in China Exactly one year before the start o...

Press Release: Coca-Cola Brings Olympians LeBron James and Yao Ming together in New Global Olympic Commercial

August 08, 2007

 ATLANTA, August 7, 2007 – With just one year to go until “08-08-08” and the Opening Ceremony for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, The Coca-Cola Company is announcing plans ...

Press Release: FIBA, NBA, BOCOG Partner for Beijing 2008

April 25, 2007

 BOCOG, FIBA and NBA to cooperate in Beijing Olympics sports presentation BEIJING (Olympic Games) - The Beijing 2008 Organizing Committee for the Olympic G...

Press Release: Amnesty International on China Reform

April 30, 2007

 Amnesty International Charges that China's Important Reforms are Marred by Increasing Repression Human Rights Activism and Domestic Journalism Targeted in...

Press Release: Australian Immunization

February 17, 2007

 IMMUNISATION PROGRAM FOR 2008 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM The AOC has today announced a large scale immunisation program for Australian athletes competin...