I am trying to make this list comprehensive, so if I left anyone out, please feel free to post a comment and I will go back to add them. Sikhs are one of those great unknown Olympic stories. It is a diasporic story where Sikhs have representeed many countries and many continents. In the Beijing Olympics, there will be Sikhs on as far as I could figure out using the wikipedia lists coming from India and Canada.
Indirect capital costs are not included, such as for road, rail, or airport infrastructure, or for hotel upgrades or other business investment incurred in preparation for the Games but not directly related to staging the Games.
Investments were expected from corporations seeking ownership rights after the Olympics. The stadium hosted both the opening and closing ceremonies as well as the athletics competition.
The Guangdong Olympic Stadium was originally planned, constructed, and completed in to help host the Games, but a decision was made to construct a new stadium in Beijing.
Several criteria were required of each design, including flexibility for post-Olympics use, a retractable roofand low maintenance costs. The selection of the design became official in April In an effort to ensure success for the games, the government invested billions in building new infrastructure, although clearance to tiny, outdated neighborhoods in Beijing called hutongs resulted Petrun.
Feng Shuqin and her husband, Zheng Zhanlin have lived in their house for 50 years and the family has owned the property before the Communists took control in Michael Meyer, an American who lives in the hutongs reported that a total ofresidents were relocated from their homes before the Olympics began Meyer.
Transport[ edit ] A map of the Olympic venues in Beijing. Several expressways encircle the center of the city, providing for quick transportation around the city and between venues.
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The Olympic games were awarded to Beijing after an exhaustive ballot of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on July 13, The official logo of the games, titled "Dancing Beijing," features a stylized calligraphic character jīng (meaning capital), referencing the host city.
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