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Beijing unveils Olympic symbols for 2008 Games
By Cruz Fang (
Updated: 2006-08-07 12:47

The Beijing Olympic Games organization committee released a set of symbols representing each of the sports for the 2008 Games on Monday, one day before its two-year countdown to the opening ceremonies.

The release ceremony is one of a set of celebrations held by the organization committee to mark the two-year countdown to the Games.

Olympic pictographs, which were first seen at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games, are used as the official marks for the broadcasting, advertising and marketing of the Games.
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