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About 2008 Summer Olympics

The 2008 Summer Olympics were held in Beijing, China

Air China is the official carrier for the 2008 Summer Olympics. As many as 60,000 Motorola TETRA radios were in use by various agencies in China to support the games.

China Mobile is an official partner of the games.

In June 09, the Chinese Government declared the Games has generated a profit of more than one billion yuan (146 million dollars).

2008 Summer Olympics in news

Olympian Wrestler Sushil Kumar Set to Promote
Business Wire IndiaAfter conquering the world and bringing unmatched glory for the country, only Double Olympic medal winner of India, super-wrestler Sushil Kumar is ready to take on the fight in a new avatar. He is now leading a campaign to promote sale of Pure & Organic Products through - is a Virtual Marketplace for Pure, Organic & Ayurvedic products

Cadwalader Expands Greater China Corporate Practice
Business Wire IndiaCadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading law firm to global financial institutions and corporations, announces the appointment of a team of three partners and four counsel to its Greater China practice, based in Hong Kong.

Bombardier's Newly-Established Chinese Joint Venture Wins First Contract for an INNOVIA Automated People Mover System
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Stratus and Shanghai Hi-tech Define the Next Generation of Always-On Solutions for Industrial Automation in China
Stratus Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of availability solutions and Shanghai Hi-tech Control System Co., Ltd. (HITE), today announced the expansion of their strategic partnership.

New York Security Conference Adds Dr. Clay Wilson, Program Director for Cybersecurity at American Public University System (NASDAQ: APEI), Implant Sciences (OTCQB: IMSC), Applied DNA Sciences (OTCQB: APDN); Cybersecurity, Explosives Detection and DNA Based Security to Be Discussed, an investor research and news portal covering leading sectors including technology and defense, announces new speakers and presenters for its upcoming Security and Defense Conference, "Game Changing Technologies: The Face and Future of Security," to be held both live in New York and online on March 11, 2014.

Highpower Makes Its First Large Scale Entrance Into Chinese Electric Vehicle (EV) Market With an Order for Large Format Lithium Polymer Batteries
Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium rechargeable batteries, and a battery management solution and recycling provider, today announced that the company has received its first-ever order for large format lithium batteries to be used in electric buses from Huizhou Yipeng Energy Technology Ltd

PANDA! to Open Jan. 7 at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas
PANDA!, an unprecedented theatrical spectacular, will open at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas, Tuesday, Jan. 7. The new resident show, from acclaimed director An Zhao, will debut on the famed Las Vegas Strip direct from Beijing, where it was produced.

The Venetian(R) and The Palazzo(R) Celebrate Chinese New Year With New Show, Festive Attractions and Decor
WHAT: The Venetian and The Palazzo are celebrating Chinese New Year and the Year of the Horse with a new stage spectacle, festive celebrations and décor throughout the award-winning properties. CHINESE NEW YEAR DRAGON DANCE: The Venetian and The Palazzo kick-off the Year of the Horse with a ceremonial dragon dance complete with firecrackers and eye painting ceremony

Oral-B, Blend-a-Med and Crest Help Protect the Smiles of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) is pleased to announce that Oral-B, Blend-a-Med and Crest have once again teamed up to help dentists achieve the best oral health for the athletes of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

PrivIT and the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) Work Together to Enhance the Safety of Youth Sports
COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - October 17, 2013) - Dedicated to improving the health and safety of young athletes, PrivIT announced today its partnership with the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS)

Implant Sciences Sponsors Global Sports Summit
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced today that it sponsored and attended The Global Sports Summit, the first and only private meeting designed for leaders and owners of sports franchises from the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, European Football and other professional sports globally

Implant Sciences to Exhibit at National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security Conference

Implant Sciences to Exhibit Quantum Sniffers at the China Airport Show 2013

Implant Sciences Sponsors Global Sports Management Summit
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it is a supporting sponsor of the Global Sports Management Summit, which will take place on May 8 to 10 in Chicago

UOMO Media Announces Publishing Deal with Nettwerk
UOMO Music Publishing, a division of UOMO Media Inc. (OTCBB: UOMO), a multi-channel media and entertainment company, announced today it has re-signed an exclusive publishing agreement with Nettwerk One Music, a division of Nettwerk Music Group.

Sherwin-Williams to Feature Celebrated Muralists at Hispanicize 2013
Hispanicize 2013 ( (#Hispz13), the annual Latino trends and newsmaker event for social media, blogging, media, advertising, PR and film, is about to get even more colorful this year.

Novak Djokovic Signs With IMG for Exclusive Global Management and Representation
IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, announced today that it has signed ATP World No. 1 player Novak Djokovic for exclusive worldwide management and representation.

Implant Sciences Expands Global Aviation Security Presence as It Ships More Quantum Sniffers to Asia
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has sold three Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detectors to a customer in Asia for deployment in aviation security.

The Profits of Bolina Holding Co., Ltd. for 2012 will Increase Substantially
The Board of Directors of Bolina Holding Co., Ltd

Mobile Content Venture Names Rajan Mehta as Chief Technology Officer of Dyle(TM) Mobile TV
Mobile Content Venture (MCV), a joint venture consisting of 12 major broadcast groups that operates the Dyle™ mobile TV service, today announced the appointment of Rajan Mehta as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), effective immediately. Mehta will lead the technical operations for Dyle mobile TV, working with Salil Dalvi and Erik Moreno, Co-General Managers of the joint venture.

Implant Sciences' Explosive Trace Detectors Purchased to Protect Major Sporting Event in London
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that it has sold units of its Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detector for use at a major public sporting event taking place in London, England

Bolina Announces 2012 Interim Results; Revenue increased 39.3% YoY
The Board of Directors (the "Board") of Bolina Holding Co., Ltd. ("Bolina" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the audited consolidated interim results of the Company and its subsidiaries (together, the "Group") for the six months ended 30 June 2012 (the "Current Period")

Exclusive Interview of Zhang Lan - South Beauty Goes Global After 12 Years of Metamorphosis
South Beauty, a renowned Chinese catering brand that specialises in Sichuan cuisine, opened its first branch in Taipei in early 2012. The debut symbolized a significant move of the brand to go global after 12 years of transformation. Its founder andchairman of the board, Ms. Zhang Lan, is a legendary business woman well known across the straits

Yang Yeo, Glenn Osaki & Michael Hilliard Named Spikes Asia 2012 Jury Presidents
Spikes Asia, the regional creative advertising and communications festival for Asia Pacific, is pleased to announce that this year's final three jury presidents are Yang Yeo who will chair the Design Jury, Glenn Osaki will lead the PR Jury, and Michael Hilliard has been appointed the first Branded Content & Entertainment Jury President

UK Stocks Positive Month-to-Date as of 6/25 According to Russell Indexes; Previous Summer Olympic Hosts Showed Mostly Negative Returns
As the UK prepares to host this year's Summer Olympics, stocks in the Russell UK Index have been positive in June, up +3.5% month-to-date as of June 25th

Sports ministry felicitate heroes of London Olympics 2012
Presents special cash awards to medal winners

Sushil Kumar wins silver at London Olympics
India's medal tally at 2012 London Olympics goes to 6

Vijender Singh out of London Olympics
Indian medal hopeful Vijender Singh loses the quarterfinal bout against Uzbek's Abbos Atoev

Michael Phelps finishes Olympic career with 22 medals
Phelps branded the most decorated Olympian

Nation congratulates Vijay Kumar for winning Silver at London Olympics
Vijay Kumar wins Silver in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event

Roger Federer says Olympics much harder than winning a Grand Slam title
World No. 1 Roger Federer doesn't rule out playing in 2016 Olympics

Sushil Kumar to be India's flagbearer at 2012 Olympics
Sushil Kumar will be India's flag bearer in the opening ceremony of 2012 London Olympics. Sushil won bronze medal in 2008 Olympics.

High Jumper Blanka Vlasic pulls out of 2012 London Olympics
Croatia's high jumper Blanka Vlasic pulls out of London Olympics due to injury issues

US Mens Basketball team for 2012 London Olympics finalized
Latest team included five members from the Gold-medal winning team sent to Beijing Olympics

Selector Rajpal in London to convince Paes to take part in London Olympics
National tennis selector Rohit Rajpal is in London on private business, but may take some time out to pacify Leander Paes and convince him to partner lower ranked Vishnu Vardhan in the 2012 London Olympics.

'Golden boy' Phelps eyeing 10 Olympic medals in London Games
American swimming superstar Michael Phelps has confirmed he will contest in seven individual events in the US swim trials, creating the possibility of an incredible 10-medal haul at the London 2012 Olympics.

Mother nature helped clean Beijing's air during 2008 Olympics
Scientists have partly credited mother nature for China's impressive feat of cutting Beijing's pollution up to 50 percent for the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Frost & Sullivan Award Honours SITA for Its Exceptional Commitment to Customer Value Enhancement in Border Control
The 2011 Frost & Sullivan Global Customer Value Enhancement Award in Border Control has been awarded to SITA, the world's leading provider of air transport IT solutions and communications. The award is presented annually to the company that demonstrates excellence in implementing strategies that create value for its customers.

59th Annual Piedmont Natural Gas Christmas Parade to Be the Largest in Nashville History
On December 2nd, Music City will live up to its legendary name as hundreds of performers, marching bands, parade floats and entertainment acts fill the streets of lower Broadway during the Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade. In its 59th year, the annual parade is set to be the largest in parade history featuring the most unique performances and the largest number of marching bands.

Bindra, Dhoni to get honorary army rank
India's only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra will be bestowed with the honorary army rank of Lieutenant Colonel today.

Ajay Maken launches Abhinav Bindra's biography.
India's Sports Minister, Ajay Maken released the biography of ace Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra here on Thursday.

Asafa Powell not ready to waste his chances again
Three years ago, Asafa Powell was the fastest man on the planet over a distance of 100 meters (9.78 seconds). Since then, fellow Jamaican Usain Bolt has sidelined him, and now, he insists that he won't waste his chances again in the run-up to the 2012 London Olympics.

Stephanie Rice taking inspiration from American swimmer Ryan Lochte to reclaim glory
Australian Swimmer Stephanie Rice is taking inspiration from in-form American star Ryan Lochte to give her best in Sunday's 400m individual medley at the World Championships.

Coca-Cola System to Invest US$3 Billion for Long-Term Sustainable Growth in Russia
The Coca-Cola Company and its bottling partner, Coca-Cola Hellenic, today announced a new Russian investment program of US$3 billion over the next five years, commencing 2012, as part of the official opening of a new Coca-Cola plant in the Rostov region.

Coca-Cola Invests US$4 Billion for Long-Term Sustainable Growth in China
The Coca-Cola Company and its Chinese bottling partners today announced a new investment of US$4 billion over the next three years, commencing 2012.

Mukherjee urges BJP to allow parliament to function
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has urged the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to allow parliamentto conduct business during the ongoing monsoon session.

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