BOCOG: “I Do Not Think There Was Any Wrongdoing”

Beijing-based legal scholar Xu Zhiyong (许志永) writes on his blog, translated by CDT: Seven-year-old Yang Peiyi sang a lovely song for the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games. However, audiences all over the world...

BOCOG Issues Olympic Venue Rules, Banners Not Allowed

The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG), has just issued new Olympic venue rules. From the Xinhua News Network: Banners, such as those saying “Go China,” will not be allowed in Olympic venues....

China Olympics Sued For Copyright Abuse

From Financial Times: Organisers of the Beijing Olympics have been hit by a lawsuit from a city resident who claims they violated his intellectual property rights by failing to give him credit for the event’s official ­slogan,...

Olympics: Beijing Ticket System Collapses under Massive Demand –

From Massive demand caused the Beijing Olympic ticketing system to collapse on Tuesday as a second phase of sales for people living in China got under way, officials said. More than 200,000 Internet ticket applications for next year’s Games were submitted each second at some points on Tuesday, jamming the site, the Beijing Organising […]



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