Beijing the ‘right call’ for Olympics - February 8, 2008
IOC says athletes face more drug tests - February 6, 2008
The International Olympic Committee says history will prove it was right to award the 2008 Games to Beijing despite concerns over human rights in China.
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Beijing 2008: Olympics face ticket glut - January 29, 2008
More doping tests and tighter controls await athletes at August's Beijing Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge said on Wednesday.
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Beijing's bubble-wrapped "Water Cube" unveiled - January 28, 2008
Beijing Olympic Games organisers face a ticketing nightmare after only a quarter of the 1.8 million tickets available were allocated in the latest seat lottery, Olympic officials said.
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The race for the 2016 Olympics is officially on. - January 19, 2008
China officially unveiled its bubble-wrapped National Aquatics Centre, nicknamed the "Water Cube", on Monday, one of the two iconic venues for this year's Beijing Olympics.
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All seven applicants — Chicago; Baku, Azerbaijan; Doha, Qatar; Madrid, Spain; Prague, Czech Republic; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and Tokyo — submitted bid files to the IOC by Monday's deadline.
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