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BEIJING

BEIJING 2008

Games of the XXIX Olympiad

From the 8th August to 24th August 2008

One World, One Dream

The Beijing Games will show the world what the Olympic Games really are: a gathering of young people who share the same goal and the same enthusiasm for sport. As well as inviting the finest athletes in the world to compete against each other, the Games will also provide a stage for China to present itself to the world during 16 days and 17 nights of sporting celebration.

NEWS ABOUT BEIJING 2008


© IOC/R. Juilliart
8 August 2008

Beijing has Olympic Fever

Today, the excitement in China’s capital city is palpable and visible. Chinese flags, Olympic banners and the five Fuwa mascots of the Beijing Games can be seen everywhere. New trees, fresh flowers and plants add bright dots of...
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PERMANENT FILES


14 May 2008

What is Olympic Express?

Olympic Express is the first Olympic Games “e-journal” for young people from all over the world. It’s interactive, contains a wide range of animated features and provides all the information you need to be able to...
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PRESS RELEASES

Fireworks over the National Stadium
© Getty
8 August 2008

Opening Ceremonies: IOC Quotes

Jacques Rogge, President, International Olympic Committee   “That was spectacular.  Tonight, the world was able to join in a magnificent tribute to the athletes and the Olympic spirit.  It was an unforgettable and...
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PHOTO GALLERY

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FUTURE GAMES

KEY FACTS

Opening date: 8 August 2008

Closing date: 24 August 2008

Country of the host city: People's Republic of China (CHN)

Candidate cities:
Istanbul (TUR), Osaka (JPN), Paris (FRA), Toronto (CAN)


Election:
Learn more about the election of Beijing


Official website:
www.beijing2008.com

OLYMPIC COLLECTION

EMBLEM
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MEDALS
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MASCOTS
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TORCH
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3D

SPORTS AND EVENTS

Programme of the XXIX Olympiad, Beijing 2008

ORGANISING COMMITTEES OF OLYMPIC GAMES

The Organising Committees of the Olympic Games (OCOGs) organise the Olympic Games in collaboration with their National Olympic Committee and the host city.