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  1. Look out for our Olympics page and website

    Posted Aug 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I'm proud and excited that the Olympics will be held in our capital, Beijing, next year. The Olympics is a worldwide and respected event. Hosting the Olympics is a splendid chance ... Maggie. I, too, am excited about next year's Olympics- we've been looking forward to it for so long that it's hard to believe the event is now so close. The Olympics page, which we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/604541/look-out-our-olympics-page-and-website
  2. Bigger, richer, stronger? Not always at the Games

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... global economic and political force. China's ranking in the International Olympic Committee's medal table has steadfastly improved from No 11 in the 1988 Seoul Games to the top spot ... and Great Britain. Cuba was absent from the 1988 Seoul games. But in the next four Olympics, it ranked No 5, No 8, No 9 and No 11. It did have a setback in Beijing but, compared to the super wealthy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014217/bigger-richer-stronger-not-always-games
  3. Games seen reaping as much as US$30m

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou, Peter Simpson

    ... to US$30 million - even though the budget shot up to US$2.4 billion, it was predicted yesterday. A pleased executive vice-president of the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games ... on that predicted when Beijing was handed the Games in 2001. 'Revenue from these four main areas can guarantee a budget of US$2.4 billion. According to my initial estimates, the [Olympics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/615972/games-seen-reaping-much-us30m
  4. 7,300 apply to serve as volunteers for Olympic Games

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... be completed next month by the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games to be held in August. ... Paggie Leung More than 7,300 applicants have registered to be volunteers for the Beijing Games, the government announced yesterday- a day after the deadline for applications. The Home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632263/7300-apply-serve-volunteers-olympic-games
  5. More work needed to persuade mainlanders to take up sport

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... of the emotion-filled Games but also the mainland's first Mass Fitness Day. The State Council earlier this year established August 8, the date the Olympics opened, as an annual day to promote sports ... it not been for the Olympics.' The mainland has spent up to 6 billion yuan (HK$6.8 billion) upgrading grass-roots sports facilities since 2001, when it won the bid to host the Games, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/688860/more-work-needed-persuade-mainlanders-take-sport
  6. Games protest zones planned for mainlanders

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in Beijing Demonstrations to be allowed in secure pens near Olympic Green Mainlanders with an axe to grind will be allowed an unprecedented chance to demonstrate in special protest areas during the Olympics, the South China Morning Post has learned. Secure pens will be set up and policed in locations just outside the Olympic Green, the Games' organising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632920/games-protest-zones-planned-mainlanders
  7. The Beijing 2008 Olympics Games

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Prepared by John Millen A A dancing Beijing The organisers of each new Olympic Games put much thought and effort into their logo because it is that single design that will represent ... a small piece of gummed paper that you buy to stick on a letter if you want to send it by post c. beauty of movement C Has London got it wrong? The Olympic Games never stand still. While ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598166/beijing-2008-olympics-games
  8. The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

    Posted Jan 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association: www.hkaaa.com/hkaaa/eindex.html Visit the official Beijing Olympic Games (in English) website: http://en.beijing2008.cn NEXT WEEK: Huanhuan the third ... or watch?___________________________________________________________ Did you know? The Olympic motto, 'Citius, Altius, Fortius', means faster, higher, stronger. The pictograms of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games integrate inscriptions on bones ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/578743/beijing-2008-olympic-games
  9. The Beijing 2008 Olympics Games

    Posted Jun 18th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... during the opening ceremony of the Games. Who will be the final runner to bring the torch into the Olympic Stadium at the end of its journey? We will have to wait until next August for the answer ... a whole lot nearer when the Olympic torch relay route was unveiled at the Millennium Monument in Beijing in April. And what a journey the torch will make! It will cover the longest distance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597311/beijing-2008-olympics-games
  10. The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... www.olympic.org/uk/sports/flash/summer/index_uk.asp Visit the official Beijing Olympic Games website (in English): http://en.beijing2008.cn Answers: A: 1. occupying, 2. provinces, 3. multicultural; B: 1. road, 2. track, 3. mountain biking, ... Book: www.cia.gov Flags of the World: http://flagspot.net B The Sport- Cycling There are four types of Olympic cycling competitions: (use these letters to complete the words: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/587534/beijing-2008-olympic-games

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