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  Air China to set up ticket counters for Olympics
National carrier Air China said yesterday it will set up counters for ticket sales and other transportation services at the athletes' village, media village, the Beijing Hotel and the Hong Kong Macao Center Swissotel.
  Paralympics ready to roll in 1 year
A year from today the Beijing Paralympics will begin and senior officials from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) are pleased so far with preparations.
  Anti-terrorist exercise for Olympics
China held here Tuesday afternoon a state-level anti-terrorist exercise for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
  IOC fines Austrian Olympic Committee $1 million
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) fined the Austrian Olympic Committee $1 million on Thursday over the Austrian athletes' doping affair at last year's Turin Winter Games.
  [Video] Design of 2008 Beijing Olympic Torch
The theme of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay is "Journey of Harmony".
  Key facts about Beijing Olympic Torch
The torch is 72 centimetres high, weighs 985 grams and is made of aluminium. The torch is of a curved surface form, with etching and anodizing being used during its production.
  IPC governing board meeting opens in Beijing
The 46th meeting of the International Paralympic Committee Governing Board opened in Beijing on Sunday, with a few important appointments expected to be announced.
  Olympic Equestrian jumping fence designs on display in HK
The winning designs of the Jumping Fence Design Competition are on public display on Thursday.
  DPRK's IOC member backs Pyeongchang's bid
Chang Ung, Pyongyang's only member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said Saturday that he hopes South Korea's Pyeongchang city to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
  Beijing to boost disease control
  Kenya to send 42 athletes to Special Olympics in China
Kenya will be represented by 42 athletes at the Special Olympics from October 2 to 11 in Shanghai, China.
  350,000 apply to be 2008 Games volunteers
More than 350,000 Chinese have applied to be volunteers at next year's Beijing Olympics and Paralympics in the first six months of the recruitment campaign, organisers said on Thursday.
  Torch to reach Mt. Qomolangma
Beijing will make a rehearsal this year for next year's Olympic torch relay at the world's highest peak of Mount Qomolangma.
  Dujkovic confident ahead of Asian Cup
China Olympic team coach Ratomir Dujkovic forecast a promising future for Chinese soccer and urged fans to trust in his powers ahead of an Asian Cup warm-up match, local media reported on Monday.
  Preparations for Beijing Olympics on track: Rogge
International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogg said Saturday that the preparations for the 2008 Beijing Games are on track.
  Uncivilised behaviour to change 2008
Uncivilized behavior is becoming a real embarrassment for Beijing ahead of the 2008 Olympics.
  Olympic medalists tuning up at Qingdao Regatta
Qingdao International Regatta, the first official test event for the 2008 Olympics and the biggest regatta ever held in China, greeted its first competition day hereon Monday.
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