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The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, are an international multi-sport event, that will be held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008, and followed by the 2008 Summer Paralympics from September 6 to September 17. 10,500 athletes are expected to compete in 302 events in 28 sports. …. More details on 2008 China Olympics are available at Wiki such as calendar for the 2008 Olympic Games; Emblem, Slogan and Mascots;

Boomtown Beijing: 2008 China Olympics documentary film

Beijing 2008 ” We are Ready” performed in Beijing (Live)

The Olympic Games Torch - BeiJing 2008 (Zhang Yimou video)

Beijing Olympic.. Welcomes You [MV]

English subtitle

Beijing Olympic Games : One World One Dream

BeiJing olympic promotion video——charming China

Olympic village unveiled

BBC Inside Sport: Beijing Olympics Special

Beijing Olympic Medals

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China has been building a reputation as great competitors in the last two decades. They are now number two behind US. Their athletes trained  hard but is it good enough? The documentary brings the viewers to behind closed doors to meet the rivals.

2008 China Beijing Olympics rivals (Part1of5)

2008 China Beijing Olympics rivals (Part2of5)

2008 China Beijing Olympics rivals (Part3of5)

2008 China Beijing Olympics rivals (Part4of5)

2008 China Beijing Olympics rivals (Part5of5)

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2008 China Beijing Olympics Key Venues

The stadium can seat as many as 91,000 spectators during the Olympics. The capacity will then be reduced to 80,000 after the Games. It has replaced the original intended venue of the Guangdong Olympic Stadium[citation needed]. The stadium is 330 metres long by 220 metres wide, and is 69.2 metres tall. The stadium uses 258,000 square metres of space and has a usable area of 204,000 square metres. It was built with 36 km of unwrapped steel[citation needed], with a combined weight of 45,000 tonnes. The stadium has some 11,000 square metres of underground rooms with waterproof walls. The stadium will cost up to 3.5 billion yuan (≈423 million USD).

China Beijing Olympic National Stadium – Bird’s Nest (1of5)

China Beijing Olympic National Stadium – Bird’s Nest (2of5)

China Beijing Olympic National Stadium – Bird’s Nest (3of5)

China Beijing Olympic National Stadium – Bird’s Nest (4of5)

China Beijing Olympic National Stadium – Bird’s Nest (5of5)

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The Chinese government is also investing in the renovation and construction of six venues outside Beijing as well as fifty-nine training centers. Its largest architectural pieces will be the Beijing National Stadium, Beijing National Indoor Stadium, Beijing National Aquatics Centre, Olympic Green Convention Centre, Olympic Green, and Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center. Here’s clips on them.

Beijing2008 Olympics National Stadium and Aquatics Center

National Indoor Stadium Beijing 2008 China

Danwei TV Hard Hat Show: Big Buildings of Beijing

beijing rising

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China Building the ultimate Olympic City. Tens of thousands working since Jul 13 2001. The biggest sporting event. China celebrate as the hard work begins. Olympics brings opportunities. Facing up to tough challenges. Here’s Discovery channel’s documentary on these challenges.

China Olympics Go Beijing (Part1of5)

China Olympics Go Beijing (Part2of5)

China Olympics Go Beijing (Part3of5)

China Olympics Go Beijing (Part4of5)

China Olympics Go Beijing (Part5of5)

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Weapon of choice, 21st century Technology. Can hi-tech guarantee success in this Beijing Olympics. Epic battle happens in real time. The success of the Olympics rely on hi-tech at spectacular venues. What role will high tech play? Here’s Discovery Channel’s documentary on this issues.

[China] Beijing Olympics The Hi-Tech Game ! (Part1of5)

[China] Beijing Olympics The Hi-Tech Game ! (Part2of5)

[China] Beijing Olympics The Hi-Tech Game ! (Part3of5)

[China] Beijing Olympics The Hi-Tech Game ! (Part4of5)

[China] Beijing Olympics The Hi-Tech Game ! (Part5of5)

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China evolved and won the hosting of Olympics 2008. Flight overload as the exising terminal struggle to cope as a result of expected spectators and visitors meant building the biggest airport. Does it push everyone to their limit? They are close to achieving the impossible. The clips showed the world’s biggest airport.

World’s Biggest Airport – Beijing Airport! (1of5)

World’s Biggest Airport – Beijing Airport! (2of5)

World’s Biggest Airport – Beijing Airport! (3of5)

World’s Biggest Airport – Beijing Airport! (4of5)

World’s Biggest Airport – Beijing Airport! (5of5)

[CNN] Beijing opens jumbo terminal 2008.02.29

[Channel 4 News] Flying high: new Beijing terminal

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TVB 中國復興之路 (Part1of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part2of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part3of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part4of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part5of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part6of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part7of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part8of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part9of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part10of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part11of12) China Rising

TVB 中國復興之路 (Part12of12) China Rising

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A tale … Haier Brothers ….four parts

I. Qingdao Olympics: The journey begins

II. Beijing Olympics: One Big Olympic Splash.

III. Beijing Olympics: Out with the old, in with the new

IV. Beijing Olympics: The greatest show on earth

V. The Sky Train to Lhasa: For a higher journey

VI. Lhasa: Spirituality on the roof of the world

VII. Toward Everest: A journey higher and higher

VIII. Everest: The highest place on earth

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