Beijing 2008 Bid Committee Gives Press Conference in Moscow (20010713)Beijing bid committee members Liao Xiudong, Wang Wei, Tu Mingde, Deng Yaping and Lou Dapeng (from left to right) share a smile at the press conference in Moscow July 12, 2001. The 112th IOC session will choose the host city of the 2008 summer Olympics Friday.
Chinese Outstanding Athletes in Moscow to Support Beijing's Olympics Bidding(20010712)At midday July 10, the exhibition platforms of candidate cities bidding for the 2008 Olympic Games were opened to the media for one hour. Photos show Chinese well-known athletes --- Lang Ping, Huang Zhihong and Wang Zhizhi--- were interviewed in front of Beijing's exhibition platform.
Beijing Prepares for Exhibition Platform(20010710)Five candidate cities bidding for the 2008 Olympics Games set off the decoration of exhibition platforms Monday in the World Trade Center Moscow. Photo shows Beijing's platform.
Moscow Welcomes IOC Meeting (20010709)Two workers put up a large poster for the coming 112th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at downtown Moscow, capital of Russia, July 7, 2001. The 112th session of IOC, scheduled on July 13, will be a decisive meeting to choose the venue for the 2008 Olympic Games.
Post Card Issued in Support of Beijing's Olympic Bid(20010625)The China National Philatelic Corporation has recently issued a set of post cards in support of Beijing's bid for the 2008 Olympic Games.
Old People In Lhasa Support Olympic Bid(20010625)Hundreds of retired people of different nationalities gathered in Lhasa June 24 to express their support for Beijing's Olympic bid by playing shadowboxing and dancing disco.
Chinese Children to Show 1,000m Painting Scroll in Lausanne(20010620)Carrying with them the earnest hope of all Chinese juveniles, the Chinese Children Olympic Bidding Delegation, teamed by six Chinese Young Pioneers from various nationalities of China, set off for Lausanne, Switzerland on June 19, to voice their support for Beijing's bid to host the 2008 Olympic Games.
Stamp Issued in Support of Beijing's Olympic Bid (20010613)China Stamp Collection Company and Hong Kong Post have simultaneously issued a set of two-piece Stamp Sheet-let, ˇ°My Wishesˇ±, wishing Beijing success in its 2008 Olympic bid. Pictured here is a Hong Kong citizen holding such a stamp in his hand.
BOBICO Delegation in Mombasa(20010613)BOBICO officials have already arrived in Mombasa, a coastal city of Kenya. The picture here shows the representatives from Chad are reading the bidding materials of Beijing.
Showing Support for Beijing's Bid to Host 2008 Olympic games (20010607)Zhang Kuaile (L), a girl from Xi'an, shows her 1.3-metre-long hair before cutting a thread for donation at an activity held in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, to support Beijing's bid to host the 2008 Olympic games Wednesday June 6, 2001. Co-sponsored by the Propaganda Department of the All-China Women's Federation and Unilever Company, the activity collected from Chinese women volunteers a large sum of long hair that formed the five rings of the Olympic Games. The total sum of the hair donated by volunteers including Zhang formed a 2008-meter-long bundle that symbols Beijing's bid to host the 2008 Olympic games.