2008 Olympics grounds still attracting big business
One year after the 2008 Olympic Games, the world-famous site still is attracting millions of visitors to Beijing.
Post-Olympic City
Beijing's environment best in a decade
Beijing's air quality is now at its best in a decade. During the first half of the year, Beijing had 23 more "blue sky" days than the corresponding period last year.

Post-Olympic Economy
Olympic landmarks hosting games and more
Fears that the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube would turn into white elephants, have faded after stakeholders lined up an array of events to keep the venues active.

Zhang wins China's 1st men's gold at swimming
Zhang Lin improved Grant Hackett's four-year-old 800 meters freestyle world record by more than six seconds and won China's first ever men's gold at the world swimming championships.

Sport Events
China's Bird's Nest to host Italy's Super Cup
China's national stadium, better known as the Bird's Nest, will host the Italian Super Cup on August 8, exactly a year after the successful opening of the 29th Olympic Games.

Future Games Glance
IOC under pressure in Olympic bids
It will be how former British Prime Minister Tony Blair produced a dramatic late flurry of lobbying to gain London the 2012 Olympic Games.

Beijing Olympics Highlights
Lightning Usain Bolt strikes thrice
The phenomenon called Usain Bolt did it again, albeit this time with the help of three Jamaican teammates.


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