Christopher Bodeen: IOC Tells China to Slow Olympic Building

From Ap, via SFGate.com:

When it comes to preparing for the Olympics, Beijing is no Athens. Whereas the Greek capital’s preparations for last year’s games went down to the line, Beijing is sailing along ” and there’s still three years to go.

China was going so fast, in fact, that International Olympic Committee officials had to convince it to slow down, warning that finishing venues too early could incur huge maintenance and financing costs.

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July 9, 2005 9:45 AM
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