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Archive» Beijing Olympics: One World, Many Dreams (August 8-24, 2008, Beijing, China.
The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games emblem "Chinese Seal, Dancing Beijing", Fireworks & Opening performance at the National Stadium, Inset : President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge, Chinese President Hu Jintao. Photos courtesy: The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (en.beijing2008.cn).
Illustration: eEyeCam

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New York, August 24, 2008- In the history of modern Olympics since it was first held in Athens, Greece in 1896, this year's Beijing Olympics, the 29th Olympic Games, perhaps is the most memorable, not only because of the world record-breaking performances by the athletes but because of the hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of volunteer cheer leaders making the spectacular opening and closing ceremonies flawless. More news»


America's Michael Phelps with 7 World Records and 8 Gold Medals in Beijing Olympics Becomes the World's Hero As Well
New York, August 16, 2008 - The 23-year-old American swimmer Michael Phelps today won his 8 gold medals at the Beijing Olympics and, after 36 years, broke Mark Spitz’s single Games record of seven gold medals. Mark Andrew Spitz, also an American swimmer, won seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games which was held in Munich, then West Germany. More news»

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» यस्तो छ- बेजिङ ओलम्पिकमा भिड्‍ने ८ नेपाली खेलाडीहरुको जिबन कहानी
» Profiles of 8 Nepalese Athletes Competing in Beijing Olympics
नेपालको हिमालबाट प्रेरणा लिने कोरियन प्रशिक्षक के भन्छन्‌?
"Nepalese mountains taught me something important in life that I have never learned anywhere."-Kwon Hyouk Joung, Tae-kwon-do Coach, Nepal
"In Korea, national players who bring any kind of medals from international games are given enough money, good job, facilities and respect by the government and that doesn’t happen in Nepal." Read full news»

Nepalese Athletes Dreaming Big in Beijing Olympics
Kathmandu, August 4, 2008- The eight Nepalese Olympians are leaving for the Beijing Olympics today with a dream to win big, or, if not, to break their own national records at the Beijing Olympics which will be held on August 8-24. Read full news»
With Only 2 Months of Training

Nepalese Olympians Hope to Break Their Own National Records in Beijing
Kathmandu, August 1, 2008- Believe it or not, they have been in regular training for only two months, and they are targeting to break their own national (Nepal) records at the Beijing Olympics!  Read full news»


20 American Mothers in Beijing Olympics
596 American Athletes will compete in all 30 Games of the Olympics
New York, August 1, 2008- According to the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) there will be 596 American athletes, among them 310 men and 286 women competing in all 30 Olympic games which are slated to be held in Beijing, China on August 8, 2008. Read full news»


Archive» Nepalese athletes participating in Beijing Olympics: Chandrakala Thapa, Kamalbahadur Adhikari,  Debu Thapa, Dipak Bista, Phulmaya Kyapchhaki Magar, Karishma Karki, Karishma Karki and Prasiddha Jung Shah. Photos: Smita. Illustration: eEyeCam

साढे दश हजार खेलाडिहरुले भाग लिने खेलमा नेपाली ८ जना भिड्‍ने
बेजिङ ओलम्पिकमा नेपाली खेलाडिहरुले नेपालको आफ्नै रेकर्ड तोड्‍ने?
न्यू योर्क, काठमाडौं,  August 1, 2008- यसै हप्तान्त अर्थात्‌ अगस्त ८ देखी २४ सम्म चिनको राजधानी बेजिङमा हुन गैरहेको यसपालीको समर ओलम्पिकको अन्तिम तयारी भई सकेको छ। पुरा खबर पढ्‍नुहोस‌ Read full news»

Beijing Olympic 2008:
Facts That You Need to Know

When is Beijing Olympic Games?
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games is being held in Beijing, China from August 8 to August 24, 2008.

How many games are included in the Beijing Olympics ?
The 2008 Beijing Olympic will have 30 sports, and will hold 302 events including 165 men’s events, 127 women’s events, and 10 mixed events.

How many participants are competing?
There will be more than 10,500 athletes representing 205 National Olympic Committees from around the world who will compete in 302 events in 30 sports which include Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Canoeing, Cycling, Diving, Equestrian, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football (Soccer), Gymnastics and Trampoline Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Swimming, Synchronized swimming, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Water polo, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

China, the host country has the largest number of athletes with 639 followed by United States of America (USA) 596, Russia 467, Germany 439 and Australia 433.

The two jumbo countries in terms of population and area, India is sending only 57 athletes while Brazil is sending 277 athletes.

Nepal, the country known for the brave Gurkhas on the battlefield, is sending only 8 athletes to compete with only 2 to 4 months of prior training for the Games while the small island country of Singapore (692.7 sq km), 202 times smaller than Nepal (140, 000 sq km), is sending 25 athletes. Read full news»

Beijing Olympic 2008: The Official Introduction

The Olympic Rings
"These five rings -- blue, yellow, black, green and red -- represent the five parts of the world now encompassed by Olympism and ready to compete against each other. Moreover, the six colours (including the white background) thus combined represent those of all nations, without exception. The blue and yellow of Sweden, the blue and white of Greece, the French, English, American, German, Belgian, Italian and Hungarian tricolours, the yellow and red of Spain are side by side with the new Brazilian and Australian flags, the old Japan and the new China. It is a true international emblem."
-Coubertin (Selected Writings II, p. 460, 1913).
Read more about it»
Appeared at:
The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
http://en.beijing2008.cn
http://en.beijing2008.cn/spirit/beijing2008/graphic/n214068255.shtml


The Olympic Emblem
Every emblem of the Olympics tells a story. The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games emblem "Chinese Seal, Dancing Beijing" is filled with Beijing's hospitality and hopes, and carries the city's commitment to the world.

Milestone
"Dancing Beijing" is a milestone of the Olympics. It serves as a classic chapter of the Olympic epic inscribed by the spirit of the Chinese nation, calligraphed by the deeper import of the ancient civilization, and molded by the character of Cathay's descendents. It is concise yet deep inside, bringing forth the city's gradual changes and development. It appears dignified yet bears a tune of romance, reflecting the nation's thoughts and emotions.
In the lead up to the Beijing 2008 Olympics, the emblem will attract more and more people from around the world to Beijing and China to join the great celebration with the Chinese people.
Read more about it»
Appeared at:
The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
http://en.beijing2008.cn
http://en.beijing2008.cn/spirit/beijing2008/graphic/n214070081.shtml


'One World One Dream'
"One World One Dream" fully reflects the essence and the universal values of the Olympic spirit -- Unity, Friendship, Progress, Harmony, Participation and Dream. It expresses the common wishes of people all over the world, inspired by the Olympic ideals, to strive for a bright future of Mankind. In spite of the differences in colors, languages and races, we share the charm and joy of the Olympic Games, and together we seek for the ideal of Mankind for peace. We belong to the same world and we share the same aspirations and dreams.
Read more about it»
Appeared at:
The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
http://en.beijing2008.cn
http://en.beijing2008.cn/spirit/beijing2008/graphic/n214068253.shtml

Environmental Symbol of BEIJING 2008
The symbol, which was created using a calligraphic art form, is composed of human and tree-like shapes. The logo consists of the crown of a tree and the shape of a human being, which are used to create the form of a large tree reaching the sky. The image represents harmony and unity between human beings and nature. Just like swinging coloured strips that encircle and cross each other, the green lines form a luxuriant crown of a tree and recall flowers in full bloom, embodying the sustainable development of nature.

Read more about it»
Appeared at:
The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
http://en.beijing2008.cn
http://en.beijing2008.cn/spirit/beijing2008/graphic/n214070883.shtml

Beijing Olympic Cultural Festival Symbol
The design of the Cultural Festival Symbol shows a human being and a lantern dancing joyfully. Lantern is used at every traditional Chinese festival. It symbolizes reunion and other happy occasions, and assembles the soul of the traditional Chinese culture.
Read more about it»
Appeared at:
The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
http://en.beijing2008.cn
http://en.beijing2008.cn/spirit/beijing2008/graphic/n214070879.shtml

Volunteers Symbol of BEIJING 2008
The shape of heart, composed of interweaved hearts, signifies that volunteers, athletes, the Olympic family, and all guests would render service and compassion in a joint effort to glorify the Olympic Movement.

The shape of a dancing human stands for volunteers with dedicated spirit. The sincere smiles, outstanding services, and friendly actions of the volunteers will evoke a strong echo in every participant of the Olympics.
Read more about it»
Appeared at:
The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
http://en.beijing2008.cn
http://en.beijing2008.cn/spirit/beijing2008/graphic/n214070887.shtml

National Stadium, Olympic Green, Beijing, China
Total land surface: 258,000 sq m
Permanent Seats: 80,000
Temporary Seats: 11,000
Competitions: Athletics, Football
View more photos»
Appeared at:
The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
http://en.beijing2008.cn
http://en.beijing2008.cn/cptvenues/venues/nst/n214078095.shtml
Photo courtesy: http://en.beijing2008.cn

Read our special feature presentation at:


» Olympics update: Winners of the Beijing Olympics
» Beijing Olympics: Moments to Cherish...Forever!
» America's Michael Phelps with 7 World Records and 8 Gold Medals in Beijing Olympics Becomes the World's Hero As Well
» Lenka's Olympic Dream Becomes Real After 22 Years in Trampoline
» Nepalese Athletes Dreaming Big in Beijing Olympics
» नेपालको हिमालबाट प्रेरणा लिने कोरियन प्रशिक्षक के भन्छन्‌?
"Nepalese mountains taught me something important in life that I have never learned anywhere."-Kwon Hyouk Joung, Tae-kwon-do Coach, Nepal

» Profiles of 8 Nepalese Athletes Competing in Beijing Olympics
» With Only 2 Months of Training: Nepalese Olympians Hope to Break Their Own National Records in Beijing
» Beijing Olympic 2008: Facts That You Need to Know
» 20 American Mothers in Beijing Olympics
596 American Athletes will compete in all 30 Games of the Olympics

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बेजिङ ओलम्पिकमा नेपाली खेलाडिहरुले नेपालको आफ्नै रेकर्ड तोड्‍ने?

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